Vacationing in the UK is just not complete if you haven’t experienced the famous British hospitality and tasted some of the authentic, wholesome English fare. And what better place to enjoy both than at a Bed and Breakfast place that gives you all the comforts you could ask for and then some? We have put together a list of ten of the best B&Bs in the UK.
1. Pottery Cottage, near Hay-on-Wye, Powys
The quaint name is not just a fashion statement. This B&B really used to be a potters’ shed and the solid oak beams that crisscross the high ceilings is part of the original building. A king-size bed in the room makes you feel like you want to stay in bed forever, but the pretty little garden beckons with equally irresistible appeal. Try out their superlative organic breakfast basket for a feel good meal.
2. Parkwood at Marble Arch
Centrally located in London, within 100 yards of Oxford Street and Marble Arch, this B&B is a Regency townhouse with the old world charm and magnificence intact. Walk across the road from here and you are in Speaker’s Corner within Hyde Park. Patrons highly recommend the superlative breakfast and the friendly service only makes your stay even more pleasant.
3. The Gate House, Epping
With a name like that, you would expect something out of the ordinary and this B&B meets your expectations. It is located near The Forest Gate Inn and has four bedrooms, one fully equipped for disabled guests. The owners have made sure you have everything you need in the rooms, including flat screen TVs and tea or coffee facilities. A lounge attached to the B&B makes it easy for you to have friends or clients over for a quiet meeting. The sumptuous breakfast is an added attraction.
4. Studio Farrows, Langport, Somerset
A modern day version of your typical B&B. The thing that should catch your eye first is the blue Ford Anglia in in the lounge. The interiors are funky with their abstract art adding personality and character to the homely interiors. The eager to please owners are a huge asset to the B&B and so is the continental food served in the morning in the seating area.
5. The Elmdene, Torquay
It is easy to see why this place is an award winner with its five star B&B accommodation, excellent service and friendly owners. Just about 300 metres from Torquay Beach, this B&B also offers great access to many other great sight-seeing spots. yet offers the peace and quiet you would expect in the countryside. You have six en-suite bedrooms to choose from, a sun lounge, bar and free Wi-Fi.
6. The Bath House, Upper Bristol
The Bath’s Royal Crescent, Pump Rooms and Roman Baths are all close by, but that’s not what makes this B&B a perfect find for travelers. The en-suite rooms are decorated with special care and come with Wi-Fi and smart TVs, Don’t forget to make the best of the iPod dock or mini fridge either. Order the delicious breakfast to your room and start your day of leisure. One of the best aspects about The Bath is the free onsite parking which not many other B&Bs offer!