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15-07-2014 | One Delightful Bedroom Left for the CLA Game Fair this weekend
It is the biggest and bestest country fair in the UK and it is coming back to Blenheim Palace this weekend (18th-20th July 2014). We have canva...

20-05-2014 | Just Four Gorgeous Bedrooms left....Last minute availability at our exclusive collection
It's nearly too late to book somewhere divine to stay this Bank Holiday weekend! We have canvassed our members and there are just four, ye...

06-05-2014 | What a difference a year makes!
Believe it or not, a year ago the very talented Lesley Chalmers, our 'official' photographer, swept down to the Cotswolds to take fabulous ...

30-04-2014 | It's not too late to go away....Last minute availability at our exclusive collection
It's not too late to book somewhere divine to stay this Bank Holiday Not everyone has time to think ahead. What's more, the weather on...

09-04-2014 | Chic, boutique bed & breakfast, The Glove House joins - Luxury b&b near Oxford
We are delighted to welcome The Glove House, the ultimate in boutique bed and breakfast and just seven miles from Oxford. A beautiful Georgian ...

29-03-2014 | Get on your bike and ride at Godwick Hall
Norfolk is a fabulous place to enjoy cycling, one of your host's favourite pastimes. With Great Britain’s phenomenal success with tr...

25-03-2014 | Special April Offer at The Pink Cottage, Lavenham's Newest Boutique Bed & Breakfast
Our latest Quintessential Bed and Breakfast member is the very lovely, thatched Pink Cottage, located in a picture perfect Suffolk village just thr...

07-02-2014 | A Warm Quintessential Welcome to Hoveton Hall, Norfolk
A very beautiful and elegant Regency house, Hoveton Hall is also a much loved family home, now under the stewardship of the third generation of the...

06-02-2014 | A Warm Quintessential Welcome to York House, Kingham
Fabulously located for many of the area's renowned gastro pubs and down the road from the now well-established Big Feastival, which takes place...

17-01-2014 | Valentine's Weekend at Glorious Godwick Hall
It's that time of year again and Godwick Hall has a fantastic Valentine weekend offer available. So book your stay at this most glamourous of l...

27-11-2013 | Christmas comes to Longleat Safari Park
Join Santa on board the Santa Express or go ice skating at Longleat Safari Park and get £15.00 tickets for £8.60 when you stay at Crock...

27-10-2013 | Glamorous Godwick Hall, our newest member in fashionable North Norfolk
It may be THE fashionable place to go but it has taken some time to seek out and find an appropriately glamorous and luxurious bed and breakfast ho...

17-09-2013 | A Warm Welcome to Pauntley Court, our newest luxury bed and breakfast
There are luxury bed and breakfasts and there are Quintessential Bed and Breakfasts. Situated on the borders of Gloucestershire and the expansive c...

04-09-2013 | Three out of Twelve in Tatler's 'The Smartest B&Bs in England'
We don't like to blow our own trumpet too often but we are chuffed that Tatler has chosen not one but three of our Members to feature in the Oc...

21-08-2013 | Quintessential Autumn Festivals with a Luxury Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
As Autumn approaches, each year the UK puts on a fabulous array of festivals across the land. Art, music, food, literature and walking festivals ab...

20-08-2013 | Fantastic Press Coverage for Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
Don't forget to order your Sunday Telegraph this coming Bank Holiday weekend. After her fabulous article about glorious Nonsuch House in J...

24-07-2013 | Breaking News: CLA Game Fair will be at Blenheim Palace in 2014
Contrary to expectations, the 2014 CLA Game Fair will take place at Blenheim Palace from 18-20 July 2014. The setting for the 2011 Game Fair, B...

16-07-2013 | A Quintessential Summer of Fine Festivals
Designed to give you access to the most luxurious and exclusive bed and breakfast private homes, our website also provides a fairly comprehensive s...

02-07-2013 | Easby Hall launches new Georgian Cottage Suite with views to die for
With its separate bed and breakfast wing, offering guests total privacy, and glorious gardens and views, Easby Hall sets a new benchmark in luxury ...

04-06-2013 | Fabulous New Bed and Breakfast Suite at High Park Farm
Many of our members don't just offer luxury bed and breakfast in their amazing homes. Some have a 'day job' and some have a 'day jo...

28-05-2013 | What a Lovely Review of our Luxury Bed and Breakfast in West Wales
Sometimes, guests who stay at our member homes are so keen to share their experience that they very kindly write to us. One such review was receive...

22-05-2013 | Focus on: Carmarthenshire, the Garden of Wales
As you head for the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in West Wales, do not sail through Carmarthenshire, the Garden of Wales. Stay a while at our ...

15-05-2013 | Focus on: Stately Homes and Horticultural Gems in Wiltshire
Whether you are staying at our luxury bed and breakfast, Crockerton House, in the south or the extraordinarily beautiful Dauntsey Park House in the...

14-05-2013 | Get some Fresh Air at Quenington 16 June to 7 July 2013
FRESH AIR 2013, one of the UK’s leading outdoor contemporary sculpture shows, takes place in the lovely 5-acre garden of Quenington Old Recto...

08-05-2013 | Focus on: Dartmouth, Jewel of the South Hams
Dartmouth in Devon – the Jewel of the South Hams. Ancient narrow streets house boutique shops, art galleries & delicatessens. A cobbled m...

07-05-2013 | Great British Hotels - Two of our Members have been chosen
When we met the team from Country and Town House magazine at The Independent Hotel Show in October last year, we discovered that they would be part...

01-05-2013 | Limited, Last Minute Availability for the Coming Bank Holiday Weekend
If you decide upon a last minute getaway this coming Bank Holiday weekend, contact us and we can share our list of available luxury bed and breakfa...

24-04-2013 | Too Perfect Luxury B&B for the Welsh Game Fair at its Carmarthen Home
Taking place for only the second time at the Carmarthen's Nantyci showground, our fabulous, luxury b&b near Llandovery is the perfect ...

23-04-2013 | Luxurious Quintessential Bed and Breakfasts - 2013 Bank Holidays
Most of our luxurious bed and breakfast homes get booked well in advance for the all important extended escapes that are Bank Holiday weekends. If ...

23-04-2013 | The Most Highly Rated Website for Luxury Bed and Breakfast
We don't like to blow our own trumpet too much but we do think you should know that we are now the most highly rated website for luxury bed and...

22-04-2013 | Bruisyard Hall, a Beautiful and Historic Home, joins Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
Minutes from the famous Suffolk coastal villages of Southwold and Aldeburgh but tucked away in breathtaking Suffolk countryside, Bruisyard Hall has...

10-04-2013 | Fabulous Article on High Park Farm in the Northern Echo
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07-04-2013 | Book your luxury bed and breakfast for the Stratford Literary Festival
Celebrating its 6th year in 2013, The Stratford upon Avon Literary Festival is an exciting mixture of debate, ideas, celebrity author events, works...

06-04-2013 | Truly Luxurious for Burghley Horse Trials
You will need to book early if you would like to stay in boutique style for this year's Burghley Horse Trials (5th-8th September 2013). Tuc...

05-04-2013 | Giffords Circus to play Daylesford in June 2013
Daylesford Organic will play host to the wonderful Giffords Circus for five days this spring - 30th May to 3rd June 2013. Wilder and more magic...

04-04-2013 | Wonderful Houses and Breathtaking Gardens - Plan your Glorious Garden Getaway
It may be a very late Spring this year but it will come.  For the avid visitor to England's extraordinary wealth of wonderful houses and b...

22-03-2013 | Dauntsey Park House, an historic country home in Wiltshire, joins Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
'When we bought the house, the only thing inside it was the wisteria', said Emma. A Grade 2* house dating back to the 14th Century, perched...

20-03-2013 | Another very warm welcome to The Coach House, Denton
It's been a busy few weeks at Quintessential Bed and Breakfast. We have been on the road visiting some truly amazing new properties, the first ...

18-03-2013 | A Warm Quintessential Welcome to The Piggery, Coln St Aldwyns
Only nine miles from Cirencester and three miles from each of Bibury and Fairford, The Piggery offers delightful accommodation that can only be des...

11-03-2013 | Great Article in Oxfordshire Limited Edition, March 2013
We are delighted that The Oxford Times has published a wonderful article about Quintessential Bed and Breakfast in its Oxfordshire Limited Edition ...

04-03-2013 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast for Longborough Festival Opera
With its ambitious programme of staging the whole of Wagner's Ring Cycle three times this summer, you don't have to drive more than 15 minu...

15-02-2013 | Easter Bunnies: Luxury Bed and Breakfast for Easter Weekend
Easter is early this year - Good Friday is 29 March 2013. For a truly special Easter break, book your Quintessential luxury bed and breakfast now. ...

29-01-2013 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast for Badminton Horse Trials
If you are looking for a stunning place to stay for Badminton Horse Trials (2-6 May 2013), email us at info@quintessentialbedandbreakfast.co.uk. We...

29-01-2013 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast in Devon - North and South
One of England's most popular holiday destinations, Devon is a spectacular and diverse county. With its beautiful beaches and stunning scenery,...

25-01-2013 | Breaking News: Quintessential City Chic in London is temporarily suspended
Don't worry that our chic, contemporary Quintessential City Chic member in London has 'disappeared'.  It is a temporary situation....

25-01-2013 | Poetry Corner - Edinburgh - Happy Birthday, Robert Burns
Edina! Scotia's darling seat! All hail thy palaces and tow'rs, Where once, beneath a Monarch's feet, Sat Legislation's sov...

22-01-2013 | Focus On - Richmond, Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales
The first of all Richmonds of the world and gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, this market town has it all - with Norman castle, Georgian architecture...

21-01-2013 | Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup - Luxury Bed and Breakfast still available
Believe it or not, there is still availability at some of the luxurious bed and breakfast homes in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire for the Cheltenh...

20-01-2013 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast in Burford, Gateway to the Cotswolds, launches new website
Congratulations to Home Farm, Little Barrington, who today has launched its first website. A classic English country house, Home Farm offers guests...

16-01-2013 | Many more to come - Look forward to a Quintessential Luxury Bed and Breakfast 2013
In these deep and dark, not to say, freezing, winter months, we hit the road to visit our next new Members who will shortly be joining Quintessenti...

21-12-2012 | The Church House, Midhurst, launches a luxury new website
Many congratulations to The Church House, our luxury bed and breakfast in Midhurst, West Sussex for its fantastic, new website launched today. Crea...

10-12-2012 | Welcome to 3 Vanburgh Place, our Quintessential Georgian Gem in Edinburgh
A perfect example of fine Georgian architecture abounding with authentic period features, Vanburgh Place is a stylish, comfortable and interesting ...

23-11-2012 | Goodwood Motor Sports Events 2013 - Tickets now on sale
Admission tickets to the must-attend 2013 Goodwood motor sport events have now gone on sale. The Festival of Speed will take place from 4 to 7 ...

31-10-2012 | The CLA Game Fair 2013 to be held at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire
The CLA Game Fair 2010, which took place at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, attracted 144,000 visitors over the 3 days. Visitors come from all over the ...

23-10-2012 | Just a Couple of Reviews of The Church House, Midhurst
Goodwood Revival Weekend, September 2012  "I just wanted to post a review on our recent stay at the Church House. I could use a whol...

17-10-2012 | Easby Hall, North Yorkshire's most glamourous, luxury bed & breakfast, launches a special offer for November
From 5 November to 7 December 2012, you can stay at the impossibly glamorous Easby Hall, Richmond's only boutique bed and breakfast and a Georg...

15-10-2012 | First Ever Independent Hotel Show at Kensington Olympia 16-17 October 2012
We are off to the first trade event for the independent luxury and boutique hotel industry, to be held at Kensington Olympia over the course of 16 ...

08-10-2012 | Luxurious Quintessential Bed and Breakfasts - 2013 Bank Holidays
Believe it or not, 2013 is very nearly here. Most of our luxurious bed and breakfast homes get booked well in advance for the all important extende...

05-10-2012 | The Quintessential Bed and Breakfast Story on Australia's leading new online lifestyle magazine
We have joined forces with a new Sydney-based online magazine called A Magazine to promote our wonderful bed and breakfasts downunder and across th...

01-10-2012 | Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup 12-15 March 2013 - Time to book
With only five months to go and many hotels and bed and breakfasts already fully booked, it really is time to book a luxury bed and breakfast for t...

24-09-2012 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast in Wiltshire - Welcome to Crockerton House
Formerly part of the Longleat Estate, Crockerton House is the latest luxury bed and breakfast home to join us. An elegant country house, minutes fr...

11-09-2012 | Quintessential Battersea, Welcome to our First Fabulous London Luxury Bed and Breakfast
              A very warm welcome to Number 23 Brynmaer Road, a mere two minute...

07-09-2012 | Early Bird Tickets now available for 2013 Big Feastival at Kingham
After the success of this year's Big Feastival, a Jamie Oliver/Alex James venture, tickets have today gone on sale for next year's event wh...

06-09-2012 | Fabulous Article on Home Farm, Little Barrington in The English Home October 2012
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04-09-2012 | Quintessential Autumn Festivals with a Luxury Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
As Autumn approaches, England puts on a fabulous array of festivals across the land. Art, music, food, literature and walking festivals abound - fr...

13-08-2012 | Tyllwyd Hir launches fabulous new website
The lovely Tyllwyd Hir, our luxury bed and breakfast in Carmarthenshire, has today launched its fabulous new website. Check it out at www.bandbwest...

08-08-2012 | Suffolk's Latest Boutique Bed and Breakfast - Welcome to Blackthorpe House
Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Cambridge, and all the mediaeval towns and villages of beautiful Suffolk are on your doorstep. Blackthorpe House, a mer...

02-08-2012 | 2013 CLA Game Fair Dates and Venue are announced
After the sadness of this year's cancellation, the CLA Game Fair will be held, once more, at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire on the weekend of 19 t...

31-07-2012 | Llandovery Sheep Festival 29-30 September 2012
Book your luxury bed and breakfast at Tywllyd Hir and enjoy all the fun of the Llandovery Sheep Festival. Llandovery has a distinctive and rich his...

24-07-2012 | The Blenheim Palace Literary Festival at Woodstock
Running from 12 to 16 September 2012, Woodstock has become the UK's ultimate boutique literary festival - and the first major event of Britain&...

19-07-2012 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast for North Yorks Moors Chamber Music Festival
August is a particularly spectacular time of year for the North York Moors, covered in heather at the height of summer. From the extraordinary Last...

18-07-2012 | Glorious Goodwood starts on 31 July 2012
Since the summer is expected to start this weekend, there is a fabulous chance of a truly Glorious Goodwood. Don your glad rags and head to our lux...

12-07-2012 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast for The Two Moors Festival in North Devon
The Two Moors Festival runs from 11 to 20 October 2012 and comprises a week of stunning classical music, many with world class performances, in chu...

12-07-2012 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast in the Cotswolds for Jamie Oliver's Big Feastival
After a summer of mud and showers, book now to secure a roof over your head for Jamie Oliver's The Big Festival to be held at Alex James' f...

11-07-2012 | Win 1,000 of Longer Lasting Weekend
If you go along to your local Waitrose, Asda, Morrisons or Tescos, pick up a packet of Lasting Leaf salad leaves and enter a competition to win &po...

10-07-2012 | A Very Warm Welcome to Easby Hall, Richmond's Most Glamourous, Luxury Bed & Breakfast
Built in 1729 as a classic Georgian country house in a charming hamlet just one mile outside of Richmond, Easby Hall was significantly extended in ...

27-06-2012 | A Very Warm Welcome to the 'Long Grey House', Tyllwyd Hir in Carmarthenshire
We are delighted to welcome Tyllwyd Hir in Carmarthenshire, the garden of Wales, to Quintessential Bed and Breakfast. With five stars and a go...

10-06-2012 | The Sunday Times Glorious Garden Getaways
We are delighted that The Sunday Times has featured Capheaton Hall in Northumberland as one of its chosen bed and breakfasts in today's Gloriou...

01-06-2012 | Poetry Corner - Adlestrop
Adlestrop by Edward Thomas (1878-1917) Yes, I remember Adlestrop -- The name, because one afternoon Of heat the express-train dre...

25-05-2012 | A warm welcome to Belstone, a Quintessential Cotswold gem
      Named after the famous 'Ballad of the Belstone Fox', a heartwarming story chronicling the life of a f...

21-05-2012 | High Park Farm, Kirkbymoorside - Another Sensational Quintessential View
              When High Park Farm approached us a couple of months ago, we susp...

17-05-2012 | Poetry Corner - The River Tweed
A bit of light relief in these austere times. Poems have been written about all sorts. Whilst we search for the ultimate in luxury bed and bre...

11-05-2012 | Focus on - North Northumberland and the Scottish Borders
Be it fishing, golf, beaches or castles in the air, North Northumberland and the Scottish Borders comprise a truly spectacular region. Famous for i...

05-05-2012 | Focus on - Skipton, Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales
As the gateway to the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, people travel the length and breadth of the country to visit this charming market town. With its...

30-04-2012 | Focus On - Pickering, Gateway to the North Yorkshire Moors National Park
The official gateway to the North York Moors National Park and an historic market town, Pickering is located in the North Yorkshire district of Rye...

30-04-2012 | Quintessential Suffolk - BBC Countryfile said it all
On last night's Countryfile, a large part of the programme focused on Suffolk - its beaches with their bracing mix of sandy beaches and remote ...

13-04-2012 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast for the Diamond Jubilee Weekend
There are only seven weeks to go before the ultimate Bank Holiday weekend. A four day celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Homes and vil...

11-04-2012 | Beautiful Country House in the Borders coming soon............
We are excited to be about to welcome a very gorgeous, wonderfully comfortable country home in Northumberland, perfect for fishing on the River Twe...

05-04-2012 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast for Glorious Goodwood
The Church House, the epitome of chic, boutique bed and breakfast, in the enchanting South Downs town of Midhurst, is fabulously well located for t...

02-04-2012 | Easter Bunnies
It may be the 2nd April but there is still availability at some of our wonderful luxury bed and breakast homes for the coming Easter weekend. Come ...

26-03-2012 | Focus on Chipping Campden - Quintessential Cotswold Market Town
              A quintessential Cotswold market town, enriched by the wool trade...

22-03-2012 | Wonderful Houses and Breathtaking Gardens
With many National Trust properties opening at the end of March, the season begins for the avid visitor to England's extraordinary wealth of wo...

21-03-2012 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast for the Aldeburgh Festival of Music
If you would rather retire to the ultimate in boutique, chic luxury bed and breakfast than fight the crowds at Aldeburgh this summer, Plantation Fa...

20-03-2012 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast for Easter
Believe it or not, today is the first day of Spring and Easter is around the corner. If you have not planned your Easter escape, you will find luxu...

04-03-2012 | Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup - Luxury Bed and Breakfast still available
Believe it or not, there is still availability at some of the luxurious bed and breakfast homes in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire for the Cheltenh...

10-02-2012 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast for Dartmouth Music Festival 2012
With a choice of two wonderful luxury bed and breakfast homes, Kaywana Hall and Nonsuch House, to choose from, book your tickets now for a fab...

03-02-2012 | A Festival of Snowdrops
The time has arrived. The snowdrops are out. Stay in one of our luxury bed and breakfast homes and explore some of England's most wonderful col...

13-01-2012 | Plantation Farmhouse - Boutique, Chic, Unique Bed and Breakfast in Suffolk
Quintessential Bed and Breakfast is delighted to welcome Plantation Farmhouse, our first and uniquely boutique luxury bed and breakfast in Suffolk....

09-01-2012 | Madness announce forest show at Westonbirt Arboretum 24 June 2012
Madness have announced a West Country show for the summer. Their performance in a woodland glade at Westonbirt Arboretum forms part of Forestry Com...

03-01-2012 | Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup 2012 - Luxurious Bed and Breakfast still available
Now only two months (and a bit) away and you really do need to make sure you have somewhere to stay for the greatest jump racing festival in the wo...

02-01-2012 | Focus On - Dartmouth, Jewel of the South Hams
              Stay in luxurious bed and breakfast in Kingswear and visit Da...

30-12-2011 | Focus On - Midhurst, centre of the South Downs National Park
              Explore the South Downs National Park - on foot, by bicycle o...

28-12-2011 | Focus On - Burford, gateway to the Cotswolds
              A picturesque and ancient market town, Burford is generally consi...

21-12-2011 | Alex James Presents Harvest will NOT now take place in 2012
Quintessential Bed and Breakfast has today received an email from Alex James at Churchill Heath Farm, venue for the 2011 Harvest Festival. The emai...

23-11-2011 | The Good Website Guide - Number 1 for Bed and Breakfast
We don't really want to blow our own trumpet but we do want to celebrate something of an achievement in just over twelve months! This is one of...

02-11-2011 | Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup 2012 - Luxurious Bed and Breakfast still available
It may be four months' away but you really do need to make sure you have somewhere to stay for the greatest jump racing festival in the world. ...

17-10-2011 | Boutique, Chic, Unique - The Church House in Midhurst joins Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
Welcome to The Church House in Midhurst, centre of the South Downs National Park. The ultimate in boutique, chic, luxury bed and breakfast, The Chu...

13-09-2011 | The Feathered Nest wins Top Prize at Oxford Restaurant Awards
Congratulations to The Feathered Nest Country Inn which scooped the top prize of Restaurant of the Year and Best British Restaurant at last night&#...

06-09-2011 | World Shakespeare Festival 2012 announced today
Running from April - November 2012, the World Shakespeare Festival is a celebration of Shakespeare as the world's playwright, produced by the R...

03-08-2011 | Daffodil and Daisy - Luxury Bed and Breakfast in the Northern Fells of the Lake District
The Autumn is a glorious season in the Lake District, Cumbria. The changing of the leaves and the autumnal light emphasize the beauty of the specta...

02-08-2011 | Perthshire Raspberries at Blackloch, A Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
If you want to taste the best raspberries in the world, visit Perthshire and stay at Blackloch, a luxurious bed and breakfast in the raspberry grow...

25-07-2011 | Dartmouth: Shakespeare, Regattas, Festivals and Luxury Bed and Breakfast in South Devon
As August approaches, Dartmouth becomes a hive of activity - on land and water. Contemporary Kaywana Hall and fabulous Nonsuch House - with views t...

13-07-2011 | Great Summer Offer at Daffodil and Daisy
Stay at Daffodil or Daisy, two luxurious individual suites in the heart of the Lake District, and enjoy a fantastic seasonal offer of three nights ...

13-07-2011 | Luxury and Tranquillity on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales
On the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Ingthorpe Grange is nestled at the heart of the soft rolling landscape which typifies the area. F...

08-06-2011 | Seven Months of Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
The Quintessential Bed and Breakfast website went live on 8 November 2010. Exactly seven months on and the site boasts 16 unique and luxurious bed ...

03-06-2011 | The Power of Professional Photography
What a difference a photograph (or 20) make. Our professional photographer has been touring the country taking wonderful images of some of our newe...

20-05-2011 | Unique and Luxurious Bed and Breakfast Homes with World Class Fishing
The Tweed and the Tay are generally regarded as two of Scotland's world renowned rivers.  Stay in luxurious Kirkbank House, the ultima...

19-05-2011 | The Bothy at Blackloch, Blairgowrie joins Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
If privacy in a stunning landscape is what you are looking for, stay at the Bothy at Blackloch. And, book in for one of your host's tailormade ...

09-05-2011 | Delightful Colours of Anglesey - The Outbuildings joins Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
Surrounded by tranquil farmland with glorious views to Snowdonia and the mountains of the Lleyn Peninsula, North Wales, The Outbuildings provides e...

13-04-2011 | Boutique, chic in the Scottish Borders
Kirkbank House is a beautiful 18th Century house with spectacular views over the Cheviot Hills and miles of rolling countryside in between. Offerin...

12-04-2011 | A Quintessential Easter and more
The sun is still shining and Easter is nearly upon us, followed swiftly by a second, four day Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate the Royal Wedding a...

05-04-2011 | The Greatest Luxury in One of the Most Stunning Landscapes - The Old Vicarage
Stay in the greatest luxury in the midst of the stunning North Yorkshire Moors National Park. The Old Vicarage at Toftly View is a spacious, st...

28-03-2011 | Quintessential Summer Festivals: A Veritable Feast of Music and Words
Come June, England puts on its finest display of musical and literary talent. Wherever you go, a literary or music festival is awaiting. The choice...

17-03-2011 | A Room with a View - Nonsuch House in Dartmouth joins Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
Quintessential Bed and Breakfast is delighted to welcome the incomparable Nonsuch House in Kingswear, Devon to its growing portfolio of luxurious b...

15-03-2011 | Alex James presents Harvest, the Festival of Food and Music, 9-12 September 2011
Alex James, bassist of Blur and Cotswold cheesemaker, is hosting Harvest, a lovingly curated end-of-summer celebration of the very best of the Brit...

04-03-2011 | Campden Cookery announces new programme and location
The setting is Sarah Taylor's elegant, listed house (and bed and breakfast) – the cook is talented Maggie Corbett. Demonstrations are inf...

02-02-2011 | Status Quo to play at Alnwick Castle on 20 August 2011
Legendary rock band, Status Quo, is performing in the estate grounds of Alnwick Castle, Northumberland on Saturday 20 August 2011 - book now a...

01-02-2011 | Historic Family Home in Northumberland joins Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
Steeped in history and set in glorious Northumberland countryside, Capheaton Hall is a unique place to stay and is open for guests to enjoy and exp...

21-01-2011 | The CLA Game Fair 2011 to be held at Blenheim Palace, 22-24 July 2011
The CLA Game Fair 2010, which took place at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, attracted 144,000 visitors over the 3 days. Visitors come from all over the ...

18-01-2011 | A Quintessential Spring of Festivals
The sun is shining at last, the first snowdrops have peeped above the ground and Spring is in the air. Quintessential Bed and Breakfast is delighte...

11-01-2011 | Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup - 15-18 March 2011
If you haven't booked your tickets for the world famous Cheltenham Festival, do so now and ensure you also book one of our luxurious Quintessen...

09-01-2011 | Quintessential Bed and Breakfast goes live on Facebook
Having launched in early November, www.quintessentialbedandbreakfast.com is growing by the week. Having launched with a total of three properties, ...

05-01-2011 | A Quintessential Valentine's Weekend
With its growing portfolio of beautiful and luxurious bed and breakfast homes, book your Valentine in for a wonderful weekend away to celebrate thi...

15-12-2010 | Fishing in the South of The Snowdonia National Park
Pack your fishing tackle and spend a day on the river. With complementary fishing for guests on over 13 miles of the Mawddach and Wnion, Dolffanog ...

07-12-2010 | From Cumbria to Chipping Campden............
Quintessential Bed and Breakfast is delighted to welcome two new members - world's apart in setting and location but bed and breakfast homes of...

02-12-2010 | Tickets for Giffords Circus 2011 tour now on sale
The Giffords Circus Company of actors, acrobats, learned geese, tumbling pigeons, hawks, clowns, musicians and runaways will roll out a new show fo...

30-11-2010 | Uplands House in Warwickshire joins Quintessential Bed and Breakfast
Situated at the end of a long drive, lined with ancient lime trees and surrounded by beautiful Warwickshire countryside, Uplands House is the quint...

26-11-2010 | Wondrous views, exquisite art and unadulterated luxury in Somerset
A short stroll from the exquisite City of Wells in Somerset, Stoberry House has today joined Quintessential Bed and Breakfast.  Lauded by gues...

09-11-2010 | Luxury Bed and Breakfast Website Launched
Today we launched our new website for Quintessential Bed and Breakfast. It represents the culmination of many years' experience of running our ...

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Cider House

Yelverton, DevonCider House Minutes from neighbouring Cornwall and nestled in the breathtaking and utterly secluded Tamar Valley on a 700 acre National Trust estate, oozing with history, sits a beautiful house, lavishingly restored with contemporary style and comfort. Cider Ho...
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The Malt House

Chipping Campden, GloucestershireThe Malt House A beautiful 16th Century malthouse, with an idyllic three acres of garden and grounds in a quintessentially perfect Cotswold village, the Malt House has recently reopened to guests after a massive restoration and refurbishment programme. Each of the...
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The Glove House

Woodstock, OxfordshireThe Glove House A beautiful Georgian townhouse located in the centre of Woodstock, on the edge of the Cotswolds and 7 miles from Oxford, The Glove House is about 400 years old. Used as a glove workshop in the 1870′s, Christopher Daggett was one of Woodstock&r...
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The Pink Cottage

Lavenham, SuffolkThe Pink Cottage Lovingly restored and refurbished, The Pink Cottage is a quintessential 17th Century, thatched Suffolk cottage in a picture postcard village, just three miles from the famous medieval village of Lavenham. Decorated in rich, calming hues and luxuriou...
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Hoveton Hall

Norwich, NorfolkHoveton Hall A very beautiful and elegant Regency house, Hoveton Hall is also a much loved family home, now under the stewardship of the third generation of the Buxton family. Built in the first decade of the 19th Century and attributed to the renowned Humphrey ...
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York House

Chipping Norton, OxfordshireYork House Between the lovely Cotswold villages of Churchill and Kingham and surrounded by open garden, lake and trees, York House is a peaceful and elegant country house. At its heart an old cottage, York House now offers spacious and luxuriously comfortable ...
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