This Scarborough B&B has been named the best in the world by Tripadvisor

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A Scarborough B&B has been named the best in the world (Getty)
A Scarborough B&B has been named the best in the world (Getty)

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The UK is home to the best B&B in the world, according to Tripadvisor’s 19th annual Traveller’s Choice Awards. 

The Toulson Court Bed and Breakfast in Scarborough has taken this prestigious title for 2021. The charming B&B is run by couple Angela and James and is just a short walk from Scarborough Beach.

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It joins four more UK B&Bs, which have been named among the top 15 in the world.

The Torcroft in Torquay and Dorset House in Lyme Regis were awarded the titles of second and third best in Europe – and third and fourth in the world respectively.

The Toulson Court Bed and Breakfast (left) is the world's best B&B while Dorset House in Lyme Regis (right) is the third best (Tripadvisor)
The Toulson Court Bed and Breakfast (left) is the world's best B&B while Dorset House in Lyme Regis (right) is the third best (Tripadvisor)

Torlinnhe Guest House in Scotland’s Fort William and Haven Cottage in Cumbria’s Ambleside took the fourth and fifth spot in Europe and sixth and 12th in the world.

These B&Bs have been praised for going the extra mile and delivering top-notch service even during the pandemic.

As well as being home to award-winning B&Bs, UK hotels have also picked up a few gongs at this year’s awards.

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Edgar House in Chester was named as the best romantic hotel in the UK, Torquay’s Haytor Hotel is the UK’s best small hotel and The Hari in London was named as the best hotel in the UK overall.

With foreign holidays to selected nations being given the green light from 17 May, the Tripadvisor Awards also offer a number of international hotel winners for us to dream about, too.

Hotel Colline de France in Gramado, Brazil (left) and Arinna Cappadocia in Goreme, Turkey (right) (Tripadvisor)
Hotel Colline de France in Gramado, Brazil (left) and Arinna Cappadocia in Goreme, Turkey (right) (Tripadvisor)

Hotel Colline de France, a French-style chateau in the Brazilian mountain resort town of Gramado, has been named as the best hotel in the world for 2021 while Arinna Cappadocia in Goreme, Turkey took the title of the best new hotel.

The best hotels in the world for 2021, according to Tripadvisor

“Now that staycations are back on in the UK and the ban on overseas travel is days away from lifting, Brits will want to start getting plans in motion for what could possibly be the most longed-for holiday of their life,” Tripadvisor spokesperson, Hayley Coleman says.

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“This celebration of the best of the best hotels around the world should serve as the perfect guide for discovering places to stay that are fit for the trip of a lifetime.”

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