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B&B owners throw open their doors and take turns to stay with one another - and pay what they consider fair for their stay

About the Show

B&B owners throw open their doors and take turns to stay with one another - and pay what they consider fair for their stay

Series 9 Summary

Another series where proud B&B owners put their service on the line

  • Episode 1 - Bosun's Lodge

    The competition starts at Bosun's Lodge on the Isle of Wight, where owners Karl Love and David Hill hope to win over their rivals, but things are far from ship shape

  • Episode 2 - The Old Red Lion

    The second visit of the competition is to The Old Red Lion, Cambridgeshire, run by couple Tracey Andrews and Ian Holt. But tensions mount over a driving session and toilet troubles.

  • Episode 3 - Roseheart Kingdom

    The third visit of the week is to Roseheart Kingdom, B&B, retreat and therapy centre run by Jacqueline and Tim Bucknell in Shropshire, where animals are very much the VIPs

  • Episode 4 - Wydemeet

    The final visit of the week is to Wydemeet in Hexworthy, Dartmoor, where owner Mary Nicholson ruffles feathers over dinner, and come feedback, has a lot of points to answer

  • Episode 5 - Payment Day

    It's the final day of the competition and tempers flare as payments are revealed. Ian and Tracy are determined to confront Mary over her reaction to an unexpected find in their toilet!

  • Episode 6 - Anstey Hall

    Four proud B&B owners do battle to be named the best value for money. The competition starts at Anstey Hall, where father and son combo John and John de Bruyne aim to win over their guests.

  • Episode 7 - Clover Spa

    The second visit of the week is to the clothes free Clover Spa and Hotel in Birmingham, where owner Tim Higgs plans to convert his rivals to the joys of naturism

  • Episode 8 - The Angel Hotel

    The third visit is to The Angel Hotel in Coleford, Gloucestershire, where managers Mark Davidson and Layla Caton are determined to deliver their best

  • Episode 9 - Higher Gitcombe

    The final visit is to Higher Gitcombe, in Totnes, Devon, run by Lynnie and Paul Jolly. But not everyone is impressed by their efforts to spoil their guests.

  • Episode 10 - Payment Day

    It's the last day of the competition and the B&B owners tackle negative feedback about an indecent find and self-service breakfast before payments are revealed and the winner is announced

  • Episode 11 - Amber's Bell Tent Camping

    This week Four in a Bed becomes Four in a Camp Bed as four sets of camp site proprietors battle it out. The first visit is to Amber's Bell Tent Camping in Norfolk.

  • Episode 12 - Park Farm Camping

    The second visit is to Park Farm Camping and Caravan Site in Norfolk where husband and wife team Derek and Julie Nice want their back to basics, family-friendly glamping site to win

  • Episode 13 - Layer Marney Tower

    The third visit of the week is to 500 year old Layer Marney Tower, where posh hosts Nick and Sheila Charrington unzip their luxury canvas lodges for scrutiny

  • Episode 14 - Foxhunter Park

    The fourth day of the competition is at the Foxhunter Park in Kent, where gregarious brother and sister team Jane Stacey and Russell Saunders own a luxury caravanning site

  • Episode 15 - Payment Day

    This week Four in a Bed becomes Four in a Camp Bed as camp site proprietors battle it out to be named best value. It's the last day and there are a few scores that need settling.

  • Episode 16 - Wharfe House

    The competition kicks off at Wharfe House in Wetherby, where B&B newcomer Pauline Cox is the first to host in the competition. Come feedback, Pauline's left deflated by her sausage scores.

  • Episode 17 - Wortwell Hall Barn

    The second visit is to Wortwell Hall Barn in Norfolk where husband and wife Jenny and Clive Aylett strive for perfection. But a kitchen meltdown results in a fundamental error.

  • Episode 18 - Bath Lodge Castle

    The third visit is to Bath Lodge Castle in Somerset where Karen and Mike Hepker run an opulent castle experience. But the guests feel short changed by the bathroom fixtures and fittings.

  • Episode 19 - The Old Lodge Hotel

    The final visit is to The Old Lodge Hotel in Gosport, Hampshire, where publicans Mike and Tash like to mix business with pleasure, but one guest is disappointed by the honeymoon suite

  • Episode 20 - Payment Day

    It's the last day of the competition and accusations fly, tensions run high and guests walk out as the payments are finally revealed and the winner is announced

  • Episode 21 - Swallows Rest

    The competition starts at Swallows Rest in Weymouth, Dorset, where owners Jane and Keith Smith are pulling out all the stops to win, but some of the feedback leaves Jane white as a sheet

  • Episode 22 - The Burley Inn

    The second visit of the week is to The Burley Inn in The New Forest where newlyweds Darren and James host and guests Jane and Keith disagree over a toilet roll

  • Episode 23 - Hotel Montville

    The third visit this week is to Hotel Montville in Redditch, Worcestershire, where host Ray Chowdhury hopes to win over his rival B&B owners with his unique style and d├ęcor

  • Episode 24 - The Silverton

    The last visit of the week is to The Silverton in Shrewsbury where business partners Donna and David offer complimentary earplugs, but some guests are concerned about road noise

  • Episode 25 - Payment Day

    It's the last day of the competition and tensions are running high. Donna and David take umbrage with Jane and Keith and accusations fly around the table before the winner is announced.

  • Episode 26 - Lilly's Pad

    Episode 26 - Lilly's Pad

    The competition starts at Lilly's Pad in Lincolnshire, where Sue and Louise aim to win over their guests with their personalities, but there are mixed reactions to the themed teddy bears.

  • Episode 27 - The Clifton

    Episode 27 - The Clifton

    The second visit of the competition is to The Clifton in Tyne & Wear, where Scott & Liz's hospitality skills fail to impress everyone. And one guest has to sleep on towels.

  • Episode 28 - Melody House

    Episode 28 - Melody House

    The third visit of the week is to Melody House in Great Ryburgh, Norfolk, owned by entrepreneur Audrey Buxton; her guests take part in a sing-along, some more willingly than others

  • Episode 29 - The Castle Hotel

    Episode 29 - The Castle Hotel

    The week's final visit is to The Castle Hotel in Kent where gregarious landlords Gordon and Sharon Thomson aim to charm their guests, but perfectionists Sue and Louise find fault.

  • Episode 30 - Payment Day

    Episode 30 - Payment Day

    It's the final day of the competition and the B&B owners meet for the last time. Tensions mount as Gordon and Sharon delve in to their noise and lack of privacy issues at The Castle Hotel.

  • Episode 31 - The King's Head

    The competition starts at The King's Head pub, Addlethorpe, where hospitality queen Helen Coy holds court. A funfair game of Hook-a-Duck takes guests back to their childhoods.

  • Episode 32 - Beck Hall

    The second visit is to dog friendly Beck Hall in Yorkshire, where hosts, newcomers Louise and Andy Macbeth, are given a grilling and one of the guests gets green around the gills

  • Episode 33 - The Albaston

    The third visit of the week is to The Albaston in Torquay, owned by avid souvenir collectors Kevin and Julie Shadbolt, who own a startling menagerie of memorabilia

  • Episode 34 - Hotel Piccadilly

    The final visit is to the Hotel Piccadilly in Bournemouth, run by dancer Terri and husband Stewart. But while the girls give it a whirl, the boys appear to have two left feet.

  • Episode 35 - Payment Day

    It's the last day and tensions run high. Helen and Emma are quizzed about their hairy discovery, and Helen challenges Louise and Andy about the wee problem they found in the bathroom.

  • Episode 36 - Bove Town House

    Episode 36 - Bove Town House

    The competition starts at Bove Town House in Glastonbury, where Shannon Slater-Dent and Trevor Tredgett make their bid to win over their guests with an afternoon of group sound healing

  • Episode 37 - Treberthan

    Episode 37 - Treberthan

    The second visit of the week is to Treberthan in Cornwall where Kathryn Langley and Trevor Burnell nearly come unstuck at breakfast and are left with some explaining to do

  • Episode 38 - SugarBeat Eating House

    Episode 38 - SugarBeat Eating House

    The third visit is to SugarBeat Eating House in Norfolk where manager Stevie King and head chef David Lovett receive a wake-up call and Ben and Sian write a message in the dust

  • Episode 39 - The Fritton Arms

    Episode 39 - The Fritton Arms

    The final visit is to The Fritton Arms in Norfolk, where Ben Davenport and his partner Sian Dewaal aspire to run the perfect B&B, but the fact that they allow dogs to stay comes under fire

  • Episode 40 - Payment Day

    Episode 40 - Payment Day

    It's the final day and the owners meet for the last time to find out what they've been paid. Tensions run high as issues of hygiene, noise and delayed breakfasts are raised.

  • Episode 41 - North Bridge Street

    Episode 41 - North Bridge Street

    The competition kicks off at North Bridge Street B&B in Hawick, where Eileen Walsh and Emanuel Forte preside over a purple palace. Come feedback, they're fuming at one guest's comments.

  • Episode 42 - The Golden Fleece

    Episode 42 - The Golden Fleece

    The second visit is to The Golden Fleece in Cumbria, where Sylvia Spark and Robert Cowan aim to please with breakfast. But the plates are swimming in grease and the eggs are hard.

  • Episode 43 - The Bubble Inn

    Episode 43 - The Bubble Inn

    The third visit is to The Bubble Inn in Stenson, Derbyshire, where Connie Eleftheriou thinks he can knock out his competition, but some unsightly stains threaten to burst the Inn's bubble

  • Episode 44 - Ayuda House

    Episode 44 - Ayuda House

    The final visit is to Ayuda House in Greater Manchester, run by Melinda Beckett-Hughes. The guests expect perfection, but make some shocking discoveries.

  • Episode 45 - Payment Day

    Episode 45 - Payment Day

    It's the final day and the B&B owners are meeting for the last time to settle some scores. There's some disastrous breakfast and cleanliness feedback which makes for some tough decisions.