With a growing trend of staying in Britain and the Olympics / Jubilee happening this year, the ‘staycation’ is where its at. B&B’s these days can offer a good standard of lux, some B&B’s have caught onto this and turned positively boutique.
Here’s our list of 5 of the best British B&B’s.
Salt House – Cornwall. Salt House takes the notion of B&B’s to another level. This contemporary beach house,maximises the modern look both inside and out with a white and wood theme. The sleekness of the property is finished off with 2 glass fronted bedrooms facing the sea.
St Ives and Carbis Bay beaches are not far and then its back to Salt House for R&R with amazing views and amazing bathrooms, complete with walk-in showers and double-ended baths!
Room rates: From £170-£230 per double room per night
Monk Haven – Wales. This rustic one bedroom property is set in a beautiful 16-acre garden and woodland valley. Close by to the red-pebble beach of Monk Haven itself as well as being within easy reach of the stunning golden sand beaches at Marloes Sands and Skomer Island, complete with puffins parading around the cliff edges.
After a day at the beach, why not relax in your own personal hot tub?!
Room rates: £45 per person per night
Cley Windmill – Norfolk. Situated in Holt, Norfolk, near the scenic shingle beach at Cley-next-the-sea and the sleepy village quay, with views over the salt marshes and the sea, Cley Windmill dates back to 1700s and has been skillfully restored, with nine rooms and one self-catering converted stable.
Cley Windmill also has a rather special dining-room-cum-restaurant where you can feast by candlelight on traditional English grub
Rooms rates: From £89-£189 per double room per night
Rock House – Loch Tay, Scotland. With the impressive and beautiful Loch Tay providing the landscape, this B&B could be the best in Scotland. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and come with a terrace to take in the views.
With local activities including sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, or even salmon fishing, you may look forward to relaxing in front of a roaring fire at the end of a fun packed day.
Room rates: £120 per double room per night
No 43 – Cumbria. No 43 sounds as swanky as it looks with modern design merging with this restored Victorian Villa. Set in the heart of the Lake District, the stunning interior is only just topped by sweeping views – best enjoyed from the double-ended bath (champagne glass in-hand, optional) that sits under the feature window in Suite Two.
Imagine sun sets sinking into rolling peaks and sparkling, still water. After a long day out and about, there is also a cosy lounge or terrace where you can kick back, complimentary sherry in hand, and enjoy the peace of this amazing property.
Room rates: £120-£185 per double room per night
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