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Our Awards & Reviews

Both the B&B and garden at Millgate House have won several prestigious awards over the years.

The magnificent walled garden is an R.H.S Partnership garden - winning first prize (out of 3500 gardens) in the R.H.S national competition, presented by Prince Charles. The garden was also selected by Alan Titchmarsh in his 'Britain's Best Gardens 2015'. Other recent TV appearances include Channel 4's 'Obsessive Cleaners' and the BBC's 'Gardeners World'. 

Many visitors have said the best B and B they have ever stayed in.

Millgate was awarded 'B&B of the Year' by The Good Hotel Guide some years ago and also selected as one of the best venues with a garden by the Good Hotel Guide for 2019 

It holds  excellent reviews on Tripadvisor; currently sitting as No 1 B&B  in Richmond town centre   and within the top 1% of establishments nationwide.

The official tourist guide Visit Britain listed it as one of the top ten B and Bs in the UK in 2020

It's no wonder the guest list includes the likes of Alan Titchmarsh, Will Todd, Guy Hands, Ruth Rendall, Alan Bennett, Ruby Wax, Mazdak Sanii, Joanna Trollope, William Hague, Barry Cryer, Lucinda Lambton, Julian Lloyd Webber, Tom Courtenay, Blake Morrison, Eileen Atkins, Pam Ayres, David Starkey, Shirley Williams, Sebastian Coe, Hugh Thomson, Edward Fox, Ed Kluz, Jane Asher, Gerald Scarfe and  many more.

Other accolades include:
  • 'One of the top twenty five best UK Hotels'. (Telegraph Travel)

  • 'One of the top ten B&Bs in the UK' (Sunday Times Travel)

  • National César Award (The 'Oscar' of the hotel industry, awarded by the Good Hotel Guide)

  • 'One of the nicest guesthouses in the UK' (Lonely Planet)

  • 'Am I in heaven? How will I force myself, after leaving this unforgettable privately run guesthouse, to stay in a regular hotel?' (Fiona Duncan, the Sunday Telegrap

  • Ten Best Places to Stay with a good Garden...Observer April 2019

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