Visit Britain's best B&Bs

Visit Britain's best B&Bs


Posted 25th Jan 2016


It's National Breakfast Week (24th to 30th January 2016) and to celebrate we've rounded up the top B&Bs to visit across the country

 

Start your day the Kentish way at Brenley Farm House in Faversham

Surrounded by paddocks and orchards, this traditional working farm grows hops, pears, apples and cereal crops. There is always homegrown and local seasonal produce served up for guests at the breakfast table, including pressed apple juice from the family farm. Sausages and bacon are sourced locally, but if you don't fancy a full English, there are many alternatives on offer, from smoked salmon bagels to homemade muesli. Accommodation comes in the form of a large elegant room in the Georgian farmhouse, providing a peaceful night's sleep ready for the day ahead.
Price: Two nights from £185

Visit www.brenley-farm.co.uk to find out more.

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Try some Scottish specialities at Ashcroft Farmhouse in Edinburgh

Set in beautiful landscaped gardens just 10 miles from Edinburgh's city centre, this farmhouse makes a great Scottish breakfast. Owners Derek and Elizabeth have run their B&B for 50 years and ensure that all of their guests enjoy a hearty start to the day. Choose from Scotch pancakes with bacon and maple syrup, Loch Fyne kippers, smoked Scottish salmon, award-winning black pudding and haggis, whiskey marmalade and porridge with heather honey.
Price: Two nights from £160

Visit www.ashcroftfarmhouse.com to find out more.

 

 

Have breakfast in bed at Dairy Barns B&B in Norfolk

Nestled deep in the Norfolk Broads and just five minutes from the beach, this 360-acre farm of grazing marshes and arable land can deliver a wonderful breakfast hamper with fresh fruit, yoghurt, cereals, bread, cheese and ham straight to your bedroom door. Breakfast is also served in the barn, where you will find a dresser piled high with local jams, toasted seeds and granola. For savoury lovers, homemade waffles topped with eggs and bacon are also available.
Price: Two nights from £150

Visit www.dairybarns.co.uk to find out more.

DairyBarns

 

Visit Smallicombe Farm B&B in Devon for an award-winning breakfast

Situated in the idyllic rolling Devonshire countryside, this smallholding boasts impressive guest rooms with exposed beams and comfortable beds. On the breakfast menu there are sausages and bacon from the farm's very own prize-winning pigs, as well as clotted cream porridge and a breakfast trifle packed with fruit and Devon dairy cream or yoghurt. In the summer months, fresh tomatoes are picked from the garden and served up with breakfast too.
Price: Two nights from £180

Visit www.smallicombe.com to find out more.

Smallicombe

 

Enjoy a pot of Yorkshire tea around the farmhouse table at Pickersgill Manor Farm in West Yorkshire

This family-run working farm serves breakfast around a giant kitchen table, creating a sociable morning atmosphere for all their guests. Fry-ups comprise of locally-sourced produce from neighbouring farmers as well as Pickersgill's own farm. B&B owner Lisa loves to make preserves and is hoping to win the 2016 World Marmalade Awards, having been awarded second place before. The family invite guests to stay in one of the farmhouse's bright and comfortable en-suite rooms, providing a 'home away from home' atmosphere.
Price: Two nights from £150

Visit www.pickersgillmanorfarm.co.uk to find out more.

Pickersgill

 

For more information on any of the B&Bs featured or to find other breakfast breaks, visit www.farmstay.co.uk.

 

 




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