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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

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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

Series 8 Summary

B&B compete to be named the best value for money.

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    Episode 1 - Springbank Guest House

    In Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, Springbank Guest House owner Susan Torkington offers her guests the chance to learn cheerleading. But the blowback from a trio of stray hairs leaves her fuming.

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    Episode 2 - Old Dairy

    The second visit of the competition is to the Old Dairy, in Bishops Barton, Somerset, run by Liz Cannon. There's some contentious Tupperware, and a close encounter with a hot teapot.

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    Episode 3 - The Toll House

    At The Toll House in Saffron Walden, Essex, owned by Laurie and Carole Poole, there's a competitive art session and a disturbed night's sleep for some

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    Episode 4 - The Roebuck

    In Marchwood, Hampshire, landlady Maria Ettridge and bar manager Megan Seagrave plan an afternoon of woodland survival skills

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    Episode 5 - Payment Day

    It's the last day in the competition and the B&B owners meet for the final time to find out what they've been paid and to settle some scores. Tempers flare as payments are revealed.

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    Episode 6 - Blackthorn Farm

    The first visit of this new competition is to Blackthorn Farm on Anglesey, where best friends Richard Tuke and Susan Hatch hope to impress, but there are mixed reactions at feedback time

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    Episode 7 - The White Swan Hotel

    Graham and Barbara Yellow pride themselves on offering basic facilities for great value at the White Swan Hotel. But will their guests be happy to pay a supplement for breakfast?

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    Episode 8 - The Old Mill House

    Malcolm and Fiona Piers-Taylor have an alternative approach to their business at The Old Mill House B&B in Bridport, Dorset

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    Episode 9 - The Brighton Inn

    The final visit of the week is to Rachel and Dan's Brighton Inn, where the guests clown around as they learn some circus skills. But some of them are on the offensive...

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    Episode 10 - Payment Day

    An eventful week ends with tears and recriminations as the four sets of B&B owners find out what they've been paid and who won the week's competition

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    Episode 11 - The Oak

    The competition starts at The Oak in Charing, Kent, where new landlady Natalie Palmer is hoping to be crowned best value B&B of the week. But some guests aren't blown away by their extractor fans.

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    Episode 12 - The White Lady

    In the village of Worstead, Norfolk, Dennis Gilligan runs The White Lady, which he claims has a ghostly extra guest that sometimes goes bump in the night

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    Episode 13 - Cranleigh House

    The third visit of the week is to Cranleigh House B&B in Coombe Martin, Devon, where former couple Katherine Armitage and Stewart Johnston offer an alternative experience

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    Episode 14 - Beaches

    In Paignton, on the English Riviera, Mike and Denise Mitchell are the new kids on the block, having only opened the doors to their B&B 'Beaches' a few weeks ago

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    Episode 15 - Payment Day

    The B&B owners come together to confront their rivals and discover what they've been paid and who is to be crowned best value B&B of the week

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    Episode 16 - The Old Times Guesthouse

    Mother and daughter team Linda and Kelly Langdown take their guests go-karting. Jo's not taken with the lack of breakfast options and Kelly cuts corners with the hot drink orders.

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    Episode 17 - The Flower Pot

    In Sunbury on Thames owner Simon Bailey and French manager Pierre Cudon offer a stylish stay with a certain je ne sais quoi

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    Episode 18 - Dolphin Hotel

    In Exmouth, Devon, Jo Knowles takes her guests paintballing and to a floating restaurant for dinner. Suspicions are aroused over breakfast though.

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    Episode 19 - Mariners Beachside

    In Seaton, Devon, hosts Pat and Nigel pride themselves on their award-winning breakfast. At breakfast, the guests' expectations are high, and Nigel is under pressure to deliver.

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    Episode 20 - Payment Day

    With all the visits over, the B&B owners come together to confront their rivals and discover what they've been paid

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    Episode 21 - Loch Ness Glamping

    The first visit of the week is to Loch Ness Glamping where the competition kicks off with some 'Highland hi-jinks'

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    Episode 22 - Merchant House

    The second visit is to Merchant House B&B in Girvan, Scotland, where one couple's desire to win rubs some B&B'ers up the wrong way

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    Episode 23 - The White Bear

    The third visit of the week is to The White Bear in Chorley, Lancashire, where there's a round of golf and tears at breakfast time

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    Episode 24 - The Keepers Arms

    The final visit of the week is to The Keepers Arms in Quenington, Gloucestershire where there's an argument at breakfast and Martin and Pat can't bite their tongues any longer

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    Episode 25 - Payment Day

    The rival B&Bers find out who will be crowned best value B&B of the week. Emotions run high, with Sonia and Graham under attack - but who will win the competition?

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    Episode 26 - Greenways

    The competition starts at Greenways of Malvern, Worcestershire, where owner Geri Atterbury likes to provide a home from home

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    Episode 27 - The Royal Forester

    The second visit is to The Royal Forester in Bewdley, where owners Sean and Maxine hope to give their guests the royal treatment, and provide a trip to a safari park as entertainment

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    Episode 28 - Ferry Lodge

    The competition continues at Ferry Lodge in Holyhead, where not all of the guests appreciate the host's love of laminated signs, and the guests are baffled by a 'Welsh' breakfast

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    Episode 29 - Court Colman Manor

    The fourth visit is to Court Colman Manor in Bridgend, Wales, where hosts Sanjeev and Elinor attempt to entertain their guests with a lesson in fire making

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    Episode 30 - Payment Day

    It's the last day of the competition and tensions run high as the payments are finally revealed and the winner is announced

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    Episode 31 - Who'd a Thought It

    The competition kicks off at Who'd a Thought It in Grafty Green, Kent, where Joe Mallett and his partner Alex Rea Baldwin hope to kick off the week in style

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    Episode 32 - New Osborne Hotel

    The week's second visit is to the New Osborne Hotel in Blackpool, where owner Matthew Bracegirdle and entertainment manager Liam hope their guests feel at home in their family-friendly B&B

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    Episode 33 - Fairy Falls Hotel

    The third visit is to the Fairy Falls Hotel in Trefriw, North Wales, where B&B newbies Jackie and Paul Langshaw take their guests to a maze and Jackie doesn't beat about the bush

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    Episode 34 - Great Trewern

    The fourth visit is to Llandrindod Wells in Mid Wales, where at Liz and Brian's Great Trewern B&B the shared bathroom facilities don't impress, and the guests do a spot of glass blowing

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    Episode 35 - Payment Day

    It's the last day in the competition and the B&Bers meet for the final time, to find out what they've been paid and to settle some scores

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    Episode 36 - Wallamhill House

    The competition begins at Wallamhill House where owners Gordon and Margaret Hood hope their homely B&B will hit the right note

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    Episode 37 - Thorpe House

    The second visit is to Thorpe House in Triangle, West Yorkshire, where Carole Kneen plans to give her guests a true Yorkshire welcome, including off-road go-karting

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    Episode 38 - The Bridge Farmhouse

    The third visit of the competition is to The Bridge Farmhouse, where host Glyn has a nautical challenge planned for his guests, and the absence of TVs annoys one visitor

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    Episode 39 - Talbot Country Inn

    The final visit is to The Talbot Country Inn in Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire, where Leanne and Alan host, and a blood-stained duvet upsets one pair of guests

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    Episode 40 - Payment Day

    It's the last day of the competition and there's a tearful walkout as critics are confronted and the payments are finally revealed

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    Episode 41 - Tower View Hotel

    The first visit of the week is in Blackpool, where there are unwanted guests in a bathroom and trouble at breakfast time

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    Episode 42 - Church Spa

    In East Markham, Nottinghamshire, some of the guests are taken by the spa facilities, while others are less smitten with the price tag... or the hands-on hosting

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    Episode 43 - King's Head Inn

    At the King's Head Inn in Rye, East Sussex, the guests get into the swing of things with a round of blindfolded mini-golf

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    Episode 44 - The Bridge Hotel

    Former GMTV presenter Matt Arnold hopes to impress in Brandon, Suffolk with 'blissful bedrooms, beautiful bathrooms, brilliant breakfasts'

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    Episode 45 - Payment Day

    The B&Bers come together for one last time, to confront their rivals and discover what they've been paid. And things get heated when it's time to count up the cash.

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    Episode 46 - Hampshire

    The week's first visit is to Wisteria House in Hampshire, where one guest gets picky at breakfast, and 25-year-old Zak causes surprises when he reveals his years of hospitality experience

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    Episode 47 - Bournemouth

    The second visit of the week is to The Living Room in Bournemouth, where owner Zak hopes his guests feel at home. But some guests have an issue with an eight-legged intruder.

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    Episode 48 - Anglesey

    It's the third day of the competition, at The Valley Hotel in Anglesey. There's an unwanted intruder in one of the bedrooms, and criticism leaves the host looking for answers.

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    Episode 49 - North Wales

    It's the final visit of the competition. The owners of Barratt's at Ty'n Rhyl in North Wales are having a bad hair day, and not all of the guests have a ball at the local cookery school.

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    Episode 50 - Four In A Bed

    It's the last day of the competition and the rivals find out who will be crowned best value B&B of the week. Scores are settled concerning cleanliness, and a morning cuppa gets a roasting.

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    Episode 51 - The Oxenham Arms

    The first visit of the week is to The Oxenham Arms in Devon, where there's broom dancing in the afternoon, and feedback from one guest gets the hosts looking for revenge

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    Episode 52 - Elegant House

    The second visit of the week is to Liverpool, where at Elegant House, owner John Brady feels his unique B&B stands out from the crowd, but his eclectic style isn't to everybody's liking

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    Episode 53 - Hidden Valley Yurts

    The competition continues in Wales, where at Hidden Valley Yurts, Peter and Amanda want to give their guests a taste of the great outdoors, but not everybody's up for it

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    Episode 54 - Cley Hall

    The final visit is to Cley Hall in Spalding where there's clock-watching over breakfast, and owner David Stanbridge is left fuming by some of the guest's comments

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    Episode 55 - Payment Day

    It's the last day of the competition and tensions run high as the payments are revealed and the winner is announced. Simon and Lyn want answers, and David is not awash with praise.

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    Episode 56 - The Borgue Hotel

    The first visit of the week is to Scotland and The Borgue Hotel, which Vince and Shirley Barrett run with military precision. But guests Ken and Elaine aren't keen on the orange towels.

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    Episode 57 - Allscott Mill

    The second visit of the B&B competition is to Allscott Mill in Telford, Shropshire, where some guests feel that Ken's hosting skills leave a lot to be desired

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    Episode 58 - Park House

    The third visit is to Llandrindod Wells, where at colourful Park House owners Ian and Joan Barr provide an afternoon's entertainment with some Shetland ponies

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    Episode 59 - East Thorne Yurts

    The final visit of the week is East Thorne Yurts in Bude, Cornwall, run by Naomi Black and her former Rugby Pro husband, Adam. The group take part in a boys vs girls archery competition.

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    Episode 60 - Payment Day

    It's the final day, and hosting skills, breakfasts, facilities and toilet brushes (twice) are just some of the sources of disagreement and tension. Who will be crowned best B&B of the week?