10 Vegan Bed & Breakfasts in the UK perfect for a weekend getaway
Updated: May 3, 2019
Summer is knocking and on its way to the UK! Many of you must be in the process of planning your summer break. The good news is that there are lot of vegan B&Bs in the UK you can go for a relaxing break. Here are my top ten picks:
1. Bleujennow in Penzance (South-West Cornwall)
Bleujennow is the first vegan B&B in West Cornwall. Situated in Penzance, a beautiful vibrant town, Bleujennow is 10 minutes' walk from the town centre and the train and bus stations, and 15 minutes from the seafront. It's the perfect spot for exploring South West Cornwall and further afield.
They do delicious vegan breakfasts, home baked bread, fairtrade coffee and tea, as well as a range of herb and spice teas. You can also ask them for gourmet vegan picnics and evening meals. As well as being vegan, they are as green as possible. They have solar panels, low energy lights, reuse and recycle every day, and buy local or Fairtrade where possible.
2. Loaf Bed & Breakfast in Berwick-upon-Tweed (Northumberland)
Loaf is Northumberland's first vegan B&B set in beautiful countryside just 5 mins drive outside the coastal market town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. This is a great location, with miles of unspoilt sandy beaches, an abundance of castles, abbeys, stately homes, museums, standing stones, prehistoric rock art & the atmospheric Holy Island of Lindisfarne nearby.
They do a great vegan breakfast and provide other vegan food also. You can enjoy walking, cycling, birdwatching, whalewatching, diving, surfing, browsing our independent shops, pubs, markets, festivals, theatre, live music, art galleries, sightseeing or just loafing about in this beautiful border land. They also have a lovely local lady offering doggy sleepovers for their guests' 4-legged friends.
3. Bay Tree House in Hastings (East Sussex)
Bay Tree House is a small charming vegan bed and breakfast within a Victorian villa built circa 1880. It is situated in a residential neighbourhood and overlooking Alexandra Park, BayTree House bed and breakfast is within easy reach of St Helens Woods.
A delicious organic, continental style breakfast is included in the price and they can cater for more specialist vegetarian diets if necessary.They are pet friendly (by prior arrangement) and have one very happy dog that will welcome your arrival with enthusiasm.
4. Michael House in Treknow (north Cornwall)
Michael House is a vegan guest house/bed and breakfast offering delicious food in a wonderful dramatic setting in Cornwall. House is set at the top of the valley, looking towards the sea at Trebarwith Strand in the sleepy hamlet of Treknow. It is a ten to fifteen minute walk to the beach at Trebarwith Strand.
In addition to delicious and extensive vegan breakfasts, they offer evening meals to guests and non-residents, by arrangement. These are on a set menu basis and draw inspiration from traditional and world cuisine. Colour and flavour will be paramount. They aim to use the best local, fairly-traded, home produced and/or organic produce we can obtain. The Eden Project is an hour's drive away from here.
5. Our Lizzy in Malvern (Midlands)
Our Lizzy is a vegetarian cookery school combined with a bed & breakfast. They do special vegan cookery classes over the weekends. You can combine your stay in the B & B with a cookery course. But, you don’t have to book a course to stay with them. For breakfast, they provide both a fully cooked vegan breakfast and a lighter option. A two or three course evening meal can also be booked on request.
6. The Cosy Vegan in Crossford (Scotland)
This dog friendly vegan B&B is an ideal base for you to explore the history and beauty of Fife due to it's central position between the iconic cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Fans of the hit show "Outlander" will be delighted to find they are close to over 20 of the shooting locations from the series.Owned and run by long term vegans they ensure the complimentary toiletries, snacks, bedding and food are all chosen with thoughtful consideration to ensure they are cruelty free and environmentally friendly.
Here you'll receive their inclusive full vegan cooked breakfast, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised at its size and quality as you're greeted with porridge and mixed berries for starters, followed by The Big Yin (pictured on side). Legend has it (well, many guests have told them!) that the Big Yin fuels their day until evening. Some do say no one has stayed yet who is vegan enough to finish it completely!
7. Ferghan Mhor in Isle of Arran (Scotland)
Ferghan Mhor is a 100% vegan B&B set in a beautiful location looking to the mainland of Scotland from the east coast of the Isle of Arran. The mountains of Arran – Goatfell et al – are right behind them. You can see Sannox beach from your room. They only serve vegan food and provide vegan products. They do homemade vegan breakfasts. If you fancy a treat, their Scotch pancakes is what to order. If you fancy something to set you up for the day, the full Scottish breakfast including vegan haggis is for you. If you fancy eating light, they have a selection of breakfast foods that will satisfy you. They cook homemade and source locally where possible.They also have a beautiful garden.
8. The Old Croft House Vegetarian B&B in Isle of Skye (Scotland)
Get yourself pampered yourself in this 18c former farmhouse, on the Isle of Skye. They have fabulous views, Vegan and Vegetarian food and family atmosphere. This is a perfect base to explore the beautiful island of Skye. They also pamper you by serving the breakfast in your room.
9. Arle Lodge in Isle of Mull (Scotland)
This quaint B&B in stunning Isle of Mull provides all the comfort of a bed and breakfast with the convenience of self catering. They supply a complimentary self-service plant based continental breakfast for all guests (not a cooked breakfast) of cereals, breads, jams, spread, fruit juice, tea, coffee and a range of plant milks.
They have a self catering kitchen so you can cook your own meals. They are a Eco-lodge with solar panels and a very strong environmental ethos. You will forget all your worries when you meet and cuddle any of they rescued animals they host.
10. Graianfryn Vegetarian/Vegan Guest House in Northern Wales
Graianfryn is based on the northern edge of Snowdonia National Park between the mountains and the sea and is a perfect base for exploring the spectacular scenery of this area, wonderful walks, sandy beaches and delicious imaginative vegetarian or vegan food. They use ecologically friendly products and local produce (including produce from their own garden) wherever possible.
Your day at Graianfryn will start with a healthy breakfast to prepare you for a day in the hills or a relaxing day exploring the locality. Eat as much or as little as you wish. If you’re planning a day’s walk in the mountains they can supply a hearty picnic lunch of their own bread with, perhaps, homemade hummus or paté and some of their delicious cake, with a healthy soft drink. They offer a two or three course dinner at weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights) in the attractive dining room. They cook on the day so the dinner menu is a set one.
I hope you have a lovely weekend in one of these amazing vegan B&Bs. Please do let me which one you decided to go for.