The AA has revealed the winners of its 28th B&B Awards with one Lancashire venue coming out on top.

Categories include “Inn of the Year”, “Bed and Breakfast of the Year” and “Restaurant with Rooms of the Year” with winners representing England, Scotland and Wales in each category.

Simon Numphud, Managing Director at AA Hotel & Hospitality Services, said: “This year we have a very rich B&B scene across the UK, showcasing an extraordinary level of individuality and the very highest standards of hospitality.

“The calibre of the nine worthy winners represents the very best from across Scotland, Wales and England. With so many to choose from, holidaymakers can explore Britain, enjoying a comfortable sleep and delicious breakfast in an array of B&Bs wherever they decide to go.”

The Cartford Inn in Little Ecclestone won the AA Inn of the Year award for England as it received praise for its rooms and food on offer.

The judging panel said: “The family-run, 17th-century Cartford Inn enjoys extensive views towards the Lake District and offers stylish and chic accommodation together with award-winning food. Some bedrooms have Juliet balconies with views of the river.

“Eating on the terrace is possible in warmer weather and a private function room is available for small parties. There’s also their own branded on-site TOTI Deli and designer home store.”

You can see the full list of winners and more about The Cartford Inn via the AA website.

The inn was awarded a 5-star rating and it boasts two rosettes.

An AA inspector described it as a “stylish inn close to the crossing of the River Wyre.”

The Cartford Inn has also impressed visitors on Tripadvisor as it is rated 4 stars from 1,178 reviews.

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One said: “We have dined at the Cartford many times over the years and it continues to maintain fantastic food service and ambience This is our first choice restaurant on the Fylde coast”.

Another commented: “Had dinner for two. The staff were amazing and the food awesome.

“We ended up enjoying all three courses followed by a nice Marlborough dessert wine. Shout out to Ollie our server who was pleasant and attentive, thanks.”