North West England Bed & Breakfasts Guide

our top recommended B&Bs and guest houses in N W England


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Hipping Hall

Cowan Bridge

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where three counties meet, part of the landscape for 350 years, this characterful hotel now offers luxurious rooms and fine dining

The Cartford Inn

Great Eccleston

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this former 17th-century coaching inn has been beautifully updated to a very high standard and sits peacefully alongside the River Wyre

Sun Inn

Kirkby Lonsdale

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a 17th century inn, set at the heart of an historic market town, where traditional features and contemporary style pleasingly fuse together

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an elegant and charming country house providing a relaxing and homely atmosphere, stylish rooms and good, locally sourced food

The Fleece Inn

Dolphinholme

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character and charm are retained, oak beams and fireplaces, at this inn near the Forest of Bowland; the renovated rooms have luxurious comfort

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elegant, beautifully appointed rooms feature at this stylish B&B, there is a hot tub in the garden and an award-winning breakfast to start the day

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boutique accommodation just off of South Shore's seafront, rooms are smart and sophisticated and a creative menu is served in the restaurant

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this former coaching inn sits just outside of Blackburn with access to the countryside of the Ribble Valley; rooms are smart and comfortable

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enjoy period grandeur and luxurious comfort, perhaps sleeping in a four poster bed, in this Yorkshire Dales historic home in beautiful grounds

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set in beautifully restored Victorian cottages where charming original features combine with contemporary styling and a relaxed ambience

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an intimate, traditional country house set in 4 acres of tranquil grounds overlooking Borrowdale; elegant rooms have welcoming extra touches

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elegant and traditional Georgian house - Beatrix Potter had a holiday here - renowned for warm hospitality, a relaxing air, and fine views

The Pheasant Inn

Higher Burwardsley

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tucked away in a peaceful corner of Cheshire, this 300 year-old inn sits in an elevated spot with scenic views across the Cheshire Plains

Plato's

Kirkby Lonsdale

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character Georgian building transformed into a boutique bar and restaurant with elegant, individually styled rooms and social dining

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luxury in lakeland: imaginative modern style with a floral theme in the rooms, and gourmet dining, all just 10 minutes stroll from Ullswater

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welcoming guest house offering elegant accommodation with a touch of luxury in each of the individually styled guest suites and bedrooms

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enjoy the peace and quiet of this luxurious guest house set in 11 acres of glorious countryside, yet is only a short drive from the M6

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an early 17th century inn where character features blend pleasingly with 21st century comforts including stylish rooms and award-winning food

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luxurious, award-winning guest house tucked away on a quiet street one mile from the city centre; rooms are beautifully presented and decorated

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this family-run, former coaching inn provides welcoming cosy accommodation in gorgeous boutique rooms, and has three dining areas

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