Kate heads to a converted castle near Oxford run by Mark, where she struggles with poached eggs and gets to grips with the admin side of the B&B business.

Mark tells Kate that running a B&B is not for the feint hearted and also gives her some insight into the tremendous upkeep that goes into a place like The Castle at Edgehill, for example: they’ve painted the walls 8 times in the last 3 years alone!

If you haven’t already then read Kate’s article on the independent here and when your ready hear her final thoughts on running a B&B here.