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Bay House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & CornwallBay House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & Cornwall
Blaisdon House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsBlaisdon House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
Boreham House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The South East | Downs & Channel CoastBoreham House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The South East | Downs & Channel Coast
Bramper Farm | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | Yorkshire & the Humber | Yorkshire DalesBramper Farm | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | Yorkshire & the Humber | Yorkshire Dales
Capheaton Hall | Exclusive Wedding Venue | UK | England | NorthumbriaCapheaton Hall | Exclusive Wedding Venue | UK | England | Northumbria
Capheaton Hall | Exclusive Homestay | UK | England | NorthumbriaCapheaton Hall | Exclusive Homestay | UK | England | Northumbria
Capheaton Hall | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | NorthumbriaCapheaton Hall | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | Northumbria
Catsheys | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & CornwallCatsheys | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & Cornwall
Cider House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & CornwallCider House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & Cornwall
Dauntsey Park House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsDauntsey Park House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
Dolffanog Fawr | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | Wales | North WalesDolffanog Fawr | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | Wales | North Wales
Easby Hall | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | Yorkshire & the Humber | Yorkshire DalesEasby Hall | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | Yorkshire & the Humber | Yorkshire Dales
Easby Hall | Exclusive Wedding Venue | UK | Yorkshire & the Humber | Yorkshire DalesEasby Hall | Exclusive Wedding Venue | UK | Yorkshire & the Humber | Yorkshire Dales
Elinor Fettiplace at Pauntley Court | Exclusive Homestay | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsElinor Fettiplace at Pauntley Court | Exclusive Homestay | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
Godwick Hall | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | East AngliaGodwick Hall | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | East Anglia
Hesleyside | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | NorthumbriaHesleyside | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | Northumbria
Home Farm | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsHome Farm | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
L'Atelier du Renard Argenté | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | France | The South of France | Provence & the Côte d'AzurL'Atelier du Renard Argenté | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | France | The South of France | Provence & the Côte d'Azur
La Roncière | Exclusive Homestay | France | The South West | DordogneLa Roncière | Exclusive Homestay | France | The South West | Dordogne
Morocco House | Exclusive Homestay | UK | The West Country | Devon & CornwallMorocco House | Exclusive Homestay | UK | The West Country | Devon & Cornwall
Nonsuch House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & CornwallNonsuch House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & Cornwall
Old Whyly | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The South East | Downs & Channel CoastOld Whyly | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The South East | Downs & Channel Coast
Palazzo Tommasi | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | TuscanyPalazzo Tommasi | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | Tuscany
Pauntley Court | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsPauntley Court | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
Plantation Farmhouse | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | East AngliaPlantation Farmhouse | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | East Anglia
The Church House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The South East | Downs & Channel CoastThe Church House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The South East | Downs & Channel Coast
The Coach House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | East MidlandsThe Coach House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | East Midlands
The Glove House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsThe Glove House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
The Old Manor House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsThe Old Manor House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
The Old Post Office | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsThe Old Post Office | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
The Piggery | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsThe Piggery | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
The Pink Cottage | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | East AngliaThe Pink Cottage | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | East Anglia
Trinity House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsTrinity House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
Villa L'Aimée | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | France | The South of France | Provence & the Côte d'AzurVilla L'Aimée | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | France | The South of France | Provence & the Côte d'Azur
West Wing at Fox House | Exclusive Homestay | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsWest Wing at Fox House | Exclusive Homestay | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds

All The News From Quintessential Europe

Discover Some of Our Fabulous, New Places to Stay - From Cornwall to Cortona

Discover Some of Our Fabulous, New Places to Stay - From Cornwall to Cortona

Time to show you some truly fabulous, new places to stay From Cornwall to Cortona, we showcase some of our latest discoveries If you despair of the formulaic and yearn to stay in the mos ... [15th Apr 2016 15:15:00]


The Glorious Gardens of Cornwall

The Glorious Gardens of Cornwall

With its temperate climate, Cornwall boasts some of England's finest and most unusual gardens [22nd Mar 2016 16:30:00]


Just Five Luxurious Rooms still available for Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup

Just Five Luxurious Rooms still available for Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup

Five Luxurious Rooms still Available for Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup 2016 [9th Feb 2016 10:45:00]


Romance and History - Our Destination Bed and Breakfasts for Valentine's Day

Romance and History - Our Destination Bed and Breakfasts for Valentine's Day

Discover some of England's most romantic and beautiful homes [26th Jan 2016 12:10:00]


Fabulous New Places to Stay and Amazing Offers

Fabulous New Places to Stay and Amazing Offers

Explore our Fabulous New Places to Stay and Enjoy Some Amazing Offers [17th Jan 2016 12:00:00]


Cheltenham Festival is Only Two Months' Away

Cheltenham Festival is Only Two Months' Away

We have a great selection of luxury bed and breakfasts for the iconic Cheltenham Festival [14th Jan 2016 13:10:00]


Focus On - Richmond, Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales

Focus On - Richmond, Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales

Stay in the height of luxury minutes from Richmond, gateway to the Yorkshire Dales [5th Jan 2016 16:05:00]


Focus On - Woodstock, Home to Blenheim Palace

Focus On - Woodstock, Home to Blenheim Palace

One of the finest luxury bed and breakfasts in the Cotswolds [15th Dec 2015 12:00:00]


Focus On - Dartmouth, Jewel of the South Hams

Focus On - Dartmouth, Jewel of the South Hams

Luxury Accommodation just over the river from Dartmouth [14th Dec 2015 11:34:00]


The Perfect Christmas Gift

The Perfect Christmas Gift

Looking for the Perfect Christmas Gift [8th Dec 2015 11:10:00]


Explore Medieval Lavenham in the heart of Suffolk

Explore Medieval Lavenham in the heart of Suffolk

We have the perfect luxury bed and breakfast for exploring medieval Lavenham [23rd Nov 2015 12:15:00]


Breathtakingly Romantic, this is just our First Exclusive Wedding Venue

Breathtakingly Romantic, this is just our First Exclusive Wedding Venue

Our Wedding Venues will all be exclusive, evocative and breathtakingly romantic [20th Nov 2015 10:23:00]


Planning a Trip to Perfect Provence

Planning a Trip to Perfect Provence

Our Boutique Bed and Breakfast is perfectly located for a tour of some of Provence's most beautiful villages [19th Nov 2015 17:20:00]


Earlybird Tickets for Cornbury Festival 2016 close at midnight on 26 November 2015

Earlybird Tickets for Cornbury Festival 2016 close at midnight on 26 November 2015

Taking place from 8th to 10th July 2016, The Cornbury Festival is one-of-a-kind: an eclectic and eccentric musical carnival - a dynamic summer festival disguised as a country fayre - a lovingly crafted, top notch, very English open air party, ta ... [18th Nov 2015 10:45:00]


Boutique Bed and Breakfast for Two of the World's Finest Opera Festivals

Boutique Bed and Breakfast for Two of the World's Finest Opera Festivals

Discover the perfect boutique bed and breakfast for Glyndebourne and Chorégies d'Orange, two of the world's finest opera festivals [12th Nov 2015 15:35:00]


A Weekend dedicated to the Iconic Truffle of Provence

A Weekend dedicated to the Iconic Truffle of Provence

A Weekend dedicated to the Iconic Truffle of Provence [3rd Nov 2015 12:27:00]


The Power of Professional Photography

The Power of Professional Photography

What a difference a photograph (or 20) make. Our highly recommended professional photographer has been touring the country taking wonderful images of some of our newest Quintessential Bed and Breakfasts, showing them off to their very best withi ... [1st Nov 2015 10:00:00]


The Good Website Guide  - Number 1 for Bed and Breakfast

The Good Website Guide - Number 1 for Bed and Breakfast

No 1 on The Good Web Guide since 2011 [30th Oct 2015 10:00:00]


Provisional Dates for Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival 2016 Announced

Provisional Dates for Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival 2016 Announced

Boutique bed and breakfast for Goodwood Revival and Festival of Speed [29th Oct 2015 08:30:00]


Launch of Quintessential Europe

Launch of Quintessential Europe

Your Definitive Guide to Truly Fabulous Places to Stay We have been very, very busy! After five years, our beautiful website needed a makeover. We have taken the plunge and Quintessential Europe is the outcome. We hope you like it. Since the la ... [28th Oct 2015 16:35:00]


CLA Game Fair to be Replaced by Two, New Game Fairs on the Same Weekend!

CLA Game Fair to be Replaced by Two, New Game Fairs on the Same Weekend!

We have the perfect boutique bed and breakfasts for the new game fairs in 2016. [27th Oct 2015 09:58:00]


Partnership with Luxury Travel Diary, the world leading travel blog

Partnership with Luxury Travel Diary, the world leading travel blog

We work hard to find suitable media partners in the world of luxury travel. [26th Aug 2015 10:00:00]


Last Minute Availability for August Bank Holiday Weekend

Last Minute Availability August Bank Holiday Weekend If you are making last minute plans to get away for all or some of the upcoming August Bank Holiday weekend and have not booked anything as yet, we have four, yes only four, of our ... [25th Aug 2015 10:00:00]


Partnership with Luxury Travel Diary, the world leading travel blog

We are delighted to have hooked up with Luxury Travel Diary, voted the second best luxury travel blog by USA Today.  Luxury Travel Diary has a readership of 75,000, over 120,000 very active followers on Twitter (with over 1m views per mon ... [21st Aug 2015 10:00:00]


Last Minute Availability for the May Day Weekend

Last Minute Availability  May Day Weekend If you need to get away for the upcoming May Day weekend and have not booked anything as yet, we have three, yes only three, of our marvellous Members with limited availability for the l ... [28th Apr 2015 10:00:00]


Last Minute Availability for the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend

There's still time to book a fabulous place to stay at our exclusive collection for the upcoming Easter Bank Holiday weekend. If you want to stay somewhere divine this Easter weekend, you had better be quick! We have canvassed ou ... [28th Mar 2015 10:00:00]


Fantastic March Offer at the Divine Easby Hall

Enjoy a fantastic special offer to stay at the divine Easby Hall. Stay in one of the three heavenly bedrooms between 12 March-30 March 2015 for £145.00 per night for a double room to include afternoon tea and breakfast or £190.00 p ... [7th Mar 2015 10:00:00]


Romance and History....Our Destination Bed and Breakfasts

Discover some of England's most extraordinary and beautiful homes If you despair of the formulaic and yearn to stay in the most beautiful, even magnificent, and certainly historic private homes in some of the most breathtaking parts of the ... [9th Feb 2015 10:00:00]


Fantastic Facebook Competition and Great Christmas Gift Idea

Win a delicious, luxury ila-spa essentials pack (RRP £26.00) Enter your email address in the sign up form to win one of five fabulous, luxury ila-spa essentials packs (postage to UK addresses only).       ... [21st Nov 2014 10:00:00]


Fabulous January Offer at Luxurious Easby Hall

Once you have installed yourselves in any of Easby Hall’s three gorgeous, stylish bedrooms, one overlooking the romantic ruins of Easby Abbey, all with open fire or log burner, you will not want to leave, trust us. SPECIAL OFFER: Supper ... [19th Nov 2014 10:00:00]


Great Autumn Offer at Glamorous Godwick Hall in Glorious Norfolk Countryside

Take advantage of a great offer at Godwick Hall luxury B&B during the lovely autumn months that run up to Christmas. Stay any two nights of Friday, Saturday and Sunday for a special price of £72 per person* per night for the Sara Ga ... [13th Oct 2014 10:00:00]


Launch of our First, Fabulous Competition

Win a Night's Stay at one of our Luxury Cotswold Bed and Breakfasts We have decided to launch a series of competitions with a view to sharing just how wonderful our members, their homes and their unique accommodation really is. To star ... [28th Jul 2014 10:00:00]


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 canvassed all of our fabulous luxury bed and breakfast members in the Cotswolds and we have one, just one ... [15th Jul 2014 10:00:00]


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, yes, four beautiful bedrooms left across our entire collection of truly luxurious bed and breakfasts f ... [20th May 2014 10:00:00]


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 photographs of two of our Cotswolds members, Dauntsey Park House and The Piggery. Whilst snow was no ... [6th May 2014 10:00:00]


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 English Bank Holiday weekends can be, dare we say, 'variable'. With a good to fair forecast ... [30th Apr 2014 10:00:00]


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 townhouse located in the centre of Woodstock, on the edge of the Cotswolds, The Glove House is about ... [9th Apr 2014 10:00:00]


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 track and road cycling more and more people are keen to explore Britain’s countryside on two sel ... [29th Mar 2014 10:00:00]


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 three miles from medieval Lavenham.   Lovingly restored and refurbished, The Pink Cottage is a ... [25th Mar 2014 10:00:00]


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 Buxton family. Built in the first decade of the 19th Century and attributed to the renowned Humphre ... [7th Feb 2014 10:00:00]


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 on the last weekend of August, York House is a luxurious and elegant Cotswold bed and breakfast hom ... [6th Feb 2014 10:00:00]


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 luxury bed and breakfasts in the heart of England's deeply fashionable North Norfolk. Book tw ... [17th Jan 2014 10:00:00]


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 Crockerton House, our lovely Quintessential Bed and Breakfast just a few minutes away from Longleat. ... [27th Nov 2013 10:00:00]


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 home in North Norfolk. Our search is now over and we are thrilled to welcome Godwick Hall in the roman ... [27th Oct 2013 10:00:00]


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 county of Herefordshire, Pauntley Court is the quintessence of a Quintessential Bed and Breakfast. ... [17th Sep 2013 10:00:00]


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 October issue in an article entitled 'The Smartest B&Bs in England'. We choose our Mem ... [4th Sep 2013 10:00:00]


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 abound - from Edinburgh to Snowdonia. Book a luxury Quintessential Bed and Breakfast and enjoy the ver ... [21st Aug 2013 10:00:00]


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 July, Fiona Duncan, The Hotel Guru, awards equally high marks to glamorous Easby Hall. Check it ... [20th Aug 2013 10:00:00]


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, Blenheim Palace is a unique example of English Baroque architecture set in 2,100 acres of beautiful p ... [24th Jul 2013 10:00:00]


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 source of places to go and things to do when you are staying there.  If, for example, you wa ... [16th Jul 2013 10:00:00]


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 bed and breakfast within walking distance of Richmond, gateway to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. ... [2nd Jul 2013 10:00:00]


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 job', as well as making the most of their extraordinary properties to provide luxury bed and break ... [4th Jun 2013 10:00:00]


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 received today from some very happy guests to our luxury bed and breakfast in West Wales, Tyllwyd Hir, near ... [28th May 2013 10:00:00]


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 fabulous, five star luxury bed and breakfast, Tyllwyd Hir, perched on the side of a Carmarthenshire ... [22nd May 2013 10:00:00]


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 north of the county, Wiltshire is a county of breathtaking natural beauty and home to a world class ... [15th May 2013 10:00:00]


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 Rectory from Sunday 16th June to Sunday 17th July 2013. A wide range of disciplines is on view including ... [14th May 2013 10:00:00]


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 market place features colourful stalls and Farmers markets supplying local produce – used by lo ... [8th May 2013 10:00:00]


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 partnering with the highly respected Fiona Duncan, Telegraph journalist and Hotel Guru, to produce an ex ... [7th May 2013 10:00:00]


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 breakfasts which, due to cancellations only, have one or more lovely bedrooms still available. Quick before ... [1st May 2013 10:00:00]


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 place for you to stay for this very exciting weekend in June (15th & 16th). Book now to ensure y ... [24th Apr 2013 10:00:00]


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 you know you will want to escape, book now to ensure you are able to stay just exactly where you wan ... [23rd Apr 2013 10:00:00]


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 breakfast. It doesn't matter how you type it - luxury b&b, luxury b&b uk, luxury bed an ... [23rd Apr 2013 10:00:00]


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 it all - serene, lightfilled and luxurious bedrooms with Vi Sprung mattresses, beautiful architectu ... [22nd Apr 2013 10:00:00]


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, workshops and humour. Alongside this is a programme of education events in Stratford and local schools in ... [7th Apr 2013 10:00:00]


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). Tucked away below the pretty church of St Andrew's in the picturesque Lincolnshire village of Dento ... [6th Apr 2013 10:00:00]


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 magical than ever, Giffords Circus 2013 is a glamorous show about family, gypsies, superstition, magic an ... [5th Apr 2013 10:00:00]


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 breathtaking gardens, we provide the most luxurious bed and breakfast homes, some of which have glori ... [4th Apr 2013 10:00:00]


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 on the banks of the river, was no easy option for a family with four young children. Six years ... [22nd Mar 2013 10:00:00]


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 of which went live on the site on Monday - The Piggery, Coln St Aldwyns - a divine property with a t ... [20th Mar 2013 10:00:00]


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 described as luxurious comfort and comfortable luxury - a very rare combination. With his clever use of ... [18th Mar 2013 10:00:00]


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 magazine which goes out with the newspaper on the first Thursday of each month. That's to nearly ... [11th Mar 2013 10:00:00]


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 minutes to reach the opera at Longborough. If you are looking for a luxury bed and breakfast to stay at ... [4th Mar 2013 10:00:00]


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. Many of our luxury bed and breakfast homes are exclusive to us - they are all fabulously comfortable ... [15th Feb 2013 10:00:00]


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, there are National Parks, rustic villages and towns, historic buildings and ruins, extreme sports a ... [29th Jan 2013 10:00:00]


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 have a new member coming on stream in the Spring, an idyllic, romantic and historic house only 20 m ... [29th Jan 2013 10:00:00]


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'reign pow'rs: From marking wildly scatt'red flow'rs, As on the banks of Ayr I ... [25th Jan 2013 10:00:00]


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. If you wish to make a booking, please email info@quintessentialbedandbreakfast.com and we will pass ... [25th Jan 2013 10:00:00]


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 Cheltenham Festival week.  With only seven weeks to go until the Festival, book now to make sure yo ... [21st Jan 2013 10:00:00]


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 luxury bed and breakfast near Burford, gateway to the Cotswolds and less than half an hour from Che ... [20th Jan 2013 10:00:00]


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 Quintessential Bed and Breakfast. Look forward to a wonderful contemporary, boutique bed and breakfast in Lincol ... [16th Jan 2013 10:00:00]


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. Created by Alacrify, our very own digital marketing agency, with the beautiful photographs commissioned ... [21st Dec 2012 10:00:00]


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 July 2013. Goodwood Revival will take place from 13-15 September 2013 at the world renowned Goo ... [23rd Nov 2012 10:00:00]


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 UK. After this year's cancellation, the demand for luxury accommodation for the 2013 Game Fair ( ... [31st Oct 2012 10:00:00]


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 whole range of superlatives but to sum up in one...fantastic! The accommodation is contemporary, sty ... [23rd Oct 2012 10:00:00]


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 Georgian gem with views to die for, with 25% off the normal tariff. Book now before it's too late and ... [17th Oct 2012 10:00:00]


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 and 17 October 2012. We will let you know what we discover. ... [15th Oct 2012 10:00:00]


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 extended escapes that are Bank Holiday weekends. If you know you will want to escape, book now to ensure yo ... [8th Oct 2012 10:00:00]


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 the globe in due course. The link to their first edition is below. This is how A Magazine describ ... [5th Oct 2012 10:00:00]


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 the 2013 Cheltenham Festival week. These are our luxurious bed and breakfast homes in Gloucester ... [1st Oct 2012 10:00:00]


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 walk from Battersea Park and a ten minute bus ride to Sloane Square and The Chelsea Flower Show. &n ... [11th Sep 2012 10:00:00]


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 which will take place once more at Alex James' farm in Kingham, Oxfordshire on 31 August and 1 Sep ... [7th Sep 2012 10:00:00]


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 - from the Scottish Borders to Snowdonia. Book a luxury Quintessential Bed and Breakfast and enjoy the v ... [4th Sep 2012 10:00:00]


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.bandbwestwales.co.uk. Great comfort, great donkeys and view to die for. ... [13th Aug 2012 10:00:00]


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 to 21 July 2013.  Book your luxury bed and breakfast for the Game Fair early. Take a look at ... [2nd Aug 2012 10:00:00]


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 history and cultural heritage intertwined with that of the sheep. As a local resident, HRH the Pri ... [31st Jul 2012 10:00:00]


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's autumn literary season. Alternating each day between Blenheim Palace and the historic tow ... [24th Jul 2012 10:00:00]


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 Lastingham church with its Anglo-Saxon crypt to Whitby Abbey, the panorama across the largest moorland i ... [19th Jul 2012 10:00:00]


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 luxury bed and breakfast in Midhurst, The Church House.  Less than ten miles away, The Church ... [18th Jul 2012 10:00:00]


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 churches across Dartmoor and Exmoor. Stay at Catsheys, a stunning luxury bed and breakfast, and enj ... [12th Jul 2012 10:00:00]


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' farm in Kingham, Oxfordshire over the first weekend of September.  ... [12th Jul 2012 10:00:00]


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 £1,000 longer lasting weekend at one of our Quintessential Bed and Breakfasts. Some of our l ... [11th Jul 2012 10:00:00]


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 the late 19th Century to acccommodate a ballroom and generously sized dancing hall and staircase. Wi ... [10th Jul 2012 10:00:00]


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 gold award from the AA, Tyllwd Hir joins Nonsuch House up there in the awards stakes. With three d ... [27th Jun 2012 10:00:00]


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 Glorious Garden Getaways article - the cover story of today's Travel Section.  ... [10th Jun 2012 10:00:00]


Poetry Corner - Adlestrop

Adlestrop by Edward Thomas (1878-1917) Yes, I remember Adlestrop -- The name, because one afternoon Of heat the express-train drew up there Unwontedly. It was late June. The steam hissed. Someone cleared his throat. N ... [1st Jun 2012 10:00:00]


High Park Farm, Kirkbymoorside - Another Sensational Quintessential View

              When High Park Farm approached us a couple of months ago, we suspected that their homegrown images might well be hiding something truly fabulous. We were right. ... [21st May 2012 10:00:00]


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 breakfast, we would like to share some poetic meanderings around some of the places on our website and ... [17th May 2012 10:00:00]


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 its salmon fishing, the River Tweed is a world renowned destination for keen sportsmen. The Farmhouse ... [11th May 2012 10:00:00]


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 famous 900 year old castle, romantic ruined priory and historic cobbled High Street, Skipton is end ... [5th May 2012 10:00:00]


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 heathland, the wildlife sanctuaries at Dunwich Heath nature reserve and RSPB Minsmere, the pict ... [30th Apr 2012 10:00:00]


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 Ryedale between York and the North Yorkshire Coast, making it the ideal holiday location for visitors t ... [30th Apr 2012 10:00:00]


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 villages will be festooned in festive bunting, villages will be putting on their finery for fabulous ce ... [13th Apr 2012 10:00:00]


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 Tweed and only an hour from Edinburgh. More soon. ... [11th Apr 2012 10:00:00]


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 the joys of Glorious Goodwood. More than 100,000 people flock through the gates at Glorious Goodw ... [5th Apr 2012 10:00:00]


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 on, you know you really want to get away! ... [2nd Apr 2012 10:00:00]


Focus on Chipping Campden - Quintessential Cotswold Market Town

              A quintessential Cotswold market town, enriched by the wool trade and oozing with character, Chipping Campden is a perfect place from which to explore the Cotswolds. ... [26th Mar 2012 10:00:00]


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 wonderful houses and breathtaking gardens. If you are planning to visit, our Quintessential Bed an ... [22nd Mar 2012 10:00:00]


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 Farmhouse is the perfect place to relax after a wonderful evening of music.  Nestling on the ... [21st Mar 2012 10:00:00]


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 luxury bed and breakfast still available at some of our unique homes in sublime locations - the very epi ... [20th Mar 2012 10:00:00]


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 Cheltenham Festival week.  With less than two weeks to go until the Festival, book now to make sure ... [4th Mar 2012 10:00:00]


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 fabulous evening of world class jazz at the Dartmouth Music Festival which runs over three days in May ... [10th Feb 2012 10:00:00]


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 collections of snowdrops.  In Devon, Hartland Abbey lies across a narrow, sheltered valle ... [3rd Feb 2012 10:00:00]


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. With Tudor origins, beautiful wood floors, wonderful antique French furniture and uninterrupted vie ... [13th Jan 2012 10:00:00]


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 Commission Live Music 2012. Recognised as one of the leading bands of the ska-rooted revival, Madn ... [9th Jan 2012 10:00:00]


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 world. The Cheltenham Festival starts on 13 March 2012.  Quintessential Bed and Breakfast has ... [3rd Jan 2012 10:00:00]


Focus On - Midhurst, centre of the South Downs National Park

              Explore the South Downs National Park - on foot, by bicycle or on horseback Home to Glorious Goodwood, the Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival, Goodwood ... [30th Dec 2011 10:00:00]


Focus On - Burford, gateway to the Cotswolds

              A picturesque and ancient market town, Burford is generally considered to be the gateway to the Cotswolds. The delightful High Street climbs gently away from the Riv ... [28th Dec 2011 10:00:00]


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 email states that no festival is currently planned for 2012 due to the breach by Big Wheel, organisers o ... [21st Dec 2011 10:00:00]


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. The Cheltenham Festival starts on 13 March 2012.  Quintessential Bed and Breakfast has some ... [2nd Nov 2011 10:00:00]


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 Church House is perfectly located for all things West Sussex - from polo at Cowdray Park, racing at Goo ... [17th Oct 2011 10:00:00]


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's inaugural In Oxford Magazine Restaurant Awards, sponsored by Malmaison and held in the grounds ... [13th Sep 2011 10:00:00]


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 Royal Shakespeare Company in an unprecedented collaboration with leading UK and international arts or ... [6th Sep 2011 10:00:00]


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 spectacular landscape - there's never a better time or a better place for an autumn walk. The Lake Dis ... [3rd Aug 2011 10:00:00]


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 growing capital of Scotland. Perfectly situated to explore lowland Perthshire, Blairgowrie is home t ... [2nd Aug 2011 10:00:00]


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 to die for - are the perfect luxury bed and breakfast homes from which to enjoy the bustle of Dartmou ... [25th Jul 2011 10:00:00]


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. Footpaths and bridleways crisscross the immediate surroundings and the historic towns of Settle, Kirk ... [13th Jul 2011 10:00:00]


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 for £270.00. Offer runs to 30 September 2011. ... [13th Jul 2011 10:00:00]


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 and breakfast homes from the Scottish Borders to the very south of Devon. Visitor numbers are climbi ... [8th Jun 2011 10:00:00]


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 ultimate in chic, boutique accommodation with stunning views over the Cheviot Hills, and take a rod on the ... [20th May 2011 10:00:00]


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 extremely comfortable, uniquely colourful and welcoming bed and breakfast accommodation with a tradit ... [9th May 2011 10:00:00]


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. Offering the ultimate in boutique, chic bed and breakfast accommodation, luxurious Kirkbank House is suffus ... [13th Apr 2011 10:00:00]


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 and the Spring Bank Holiday. It is not too late to book one of our luxurious Quintessential Bed ... [12th Apr 2011 10:00:00]


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, stylish, incredibly comfortable but informal country house, set in the picturesque village of Newton u ... [5th Apr 2011 10:00:00]


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 is deliciously tempting, truly uplifting, and part and parcel of a Quintessential English summer. ... [28th Mar 2011 10:00:00]


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 bed and breakfast homes. If you are looking for a room with a view, Nonsuch House has not one bu ... [17th Mar 2011 10:00:00]


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 British food scene, alongside a soundtrack of the finest bands around. The festival is set on Alex James ... [15th Mar 2011 10:00:00]


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 informal, informative and full of helpful and practical hints and tips - valued by both novices and exp ... [4th Mar 2011 10:00:00]


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 and stay at one of our beautiful Quintessential Bed and Breakfast homes in Northumberland. Alnwi ... [2nd Feb 2011 10:00:00]


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 explore for the first time in its history. Dating back to 1668 and a much treasured family home, Caphea ... [1st Feb 2011 10:00:00]


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 UK. Quintessential Bed and Breakfast is delighted to be able to offer visitors to the Game Fair ... [21st Jan 2011 10:00:00]


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 delighted to offer you a sneak preview of all the wonderful festivals taking place this Spring. The schedule ... [18th Jan 2011 10:00:00]


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 Quintessential Bed and Breakfast homes for a very special Cheltenham Festival week experience. Quintessential ... [11th Jan 2011 10:00:00]


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, the website now boasts eleven beautiful and luxurious bed and breakfast homes in Cumbria, Devon, Glo ... [9th Jan 2011 10:00:00]


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 this quintessentially romantic evening of the year.  For the time poor London romantic, head t ... [5th Jan 2011 10:00:00]


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 Fawr is a haven for anglers - four of the top salmon and sea-trout rivers in Wales are within a ten ... [15th Dec 2010 10:00:00]


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 offering the ultimate in luxury, style - from Cotswolds elegance to Cumbrian contemporary - and locati ... [7th Dec 2010 10:00:00]


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 for 2011, 'War and Peace at the Circus'.  Expect thrilling scenes inspired by this epic R ... [2nd Dec 2010 10:00:00]


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 quintessential luxury country house bed and breakfast home. Set within its own breathtaking gardens where ... [30th Nov 2010 10:00:00]


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 guests for the divine indulgence of its breakfasts, Stoberry House is another truly quintessential and l ... [26th Nov 2010 10:00:00]


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 own luxury bed and breakfasts in the Cotswolds and many months of intensive research.  We hope ... [9th Nov 2010 10:00:00]


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