Posts written by Lydia

The best part of staying at any B&B is often the breakfast; it’s in the name after all! Or at least, that’s what 44% of Brits think, according to our research. From the classic combination of eggs and bacon, to the creative and extraordinary (see ‘sardines and custard’ in the eviivo cookbook), a great breakfast is an essential part of the B&B experience. To mark the launch of Great British B&B Breakfasts, eviivo conducted some

Following a very busy month of events, including the Independent Hotel Show and our very own eviivo Awards, we caught up with a couple of our award winners to get their take on the awards night itself, the media buzz they’ve received and their stories of running their two very different B&Bs. First up, we spoke to Kevin Braybrook from Bowens B&B in Fownhope, Herefordshire about his win for Outstanding Host. Glad to spend a

As Halloween glares down upon us, you might be wondering how to mark this suspicious occasion. Fear not! There are a surprising number of B&Bs that cater to those guests who like their holidays full of history, unexplained noises and ghosts. It’s not surprising, then, that a terrifying 63% of Brits seek to stay somewhere haunted!  So if you’re looking for a haunted house to stay in for Halloween, or maybe just a booootique hotel, we

On 16th October 2018, eviivo and a couple of hundred of the UK’s best independent accommodation owners gathered together for the eviivo Awards 2018 at Quaglino’s – one of the most iconic restaurants in London’s Mayfair. The night was a roaring success and we were thrilled that so many hosts and industry names made it to the fabulous event. The event was Venetian Carnival themed, which was evident from the moment our honoured guests stepped inside the

  Once again, the high season is behind us – even if the sun is still shining! We hope you’ve been nice and busy with your many many guests, and are now working on your pricing for the upcoming seasons. However, if you have a spare moment, do listen to our latest podcast! In this month’s podcast, we speak to the wonderful Ursula from the Bridge B&B in Derry about her recent genius plan to