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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 6 Summary

More B&B owners go head to head to see who offers the best value for money accommodation.

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    Episode 1 - Edenmore Guest House

    The first visit is to Edenmore Guest House in Ardrossan, Scotland, where host Hugh Begbie hopes his guests aren't the touchy-feely type.

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    Episode 2 - Grassington Lodge

    In Yorkshire, host Diane Lowe makes the most of her area's Calendar Girls connections and the battle is on to create the best Victoria sponge.

    Next morning, the eggs Benedict are a huge hit with the guests and some glowing comments leave Diane close to tears.

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    Episode 3 - Manor Farm

    In Oxfordshire, hosts Andrew and Jeanette Collette's rural retreat is a bit too peaceful for some of their louder guests.

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    Episode 4 - George and Dragon

    The final visit of the week is to the George and Dragon, in Princes Risborough, where landlords Ian and Elle hope an afternoon of ghost-hunting will put their guests in high spirits.

    At breakfast, the impressive portion sizes are overshadowed when the chef bares his bottom.

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    Episode 5 - Payment Day

    Emotions run high as the rivals confront each other face to face and discover what they've been paid, before the winner is announced.

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    Episode 6 - 20 Albany Street

    The competition starts at 20 Albany Street in Edinburgh where English-born Denise Walker and daughter Heather hope their B&B takes the high road to success. Despite a mix-up between salt and sugar, Denise is floored by her stack of perfect scores from most of the guests.

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    Episode 7 - The Highland Guesthouse

    In Callandar, Scotland, Tom and Angela Jones hope everyone is up for their morning bagpipe routine. On arrival, most guests are impressed by the cleanliness, but in the morning, the 'Tom show' gets a mixed reception.

  • Episode 8 - The Fairfax Hotel

    In Skegness, owner Kath Milward's plan to wow her guests doesn't go as smoothly as she would have liked. The day starts with the news that Kath has split from her partner, Mark, and after she makes an early departure from dinner, Kath's breakfast efforts are considered too little, too late.

  • Episode 9 - Wolds Village

    The last visit of the competition is to Wolds Village in Bainton, East Yorkshire, where owners Chris and Sally Brealey have created themed rooms they hope fulfil their guests' fantasies!

  • Episode 10 - Payment Day

    The owners come together for the last time to settle some scores and discover how much they've been paid, before the winner is revealed.

  • Episode 11 - Langsmeade House

    The week kicks off at Langsmeade House in Thame, Oxfordshire, with Dutch-born owner Marianne Aben and her trusty housekeeper Fran Birchwood. Their quirky hosting style and 1920s knick knacks are a hit with Michael Prime and his mum Lorna, even if the dusty bedframe isn't.

  • Episode 12 - Stratford House

    Natasha and Dai Pollock juggle the demands of bringing up a young family with running their B&B in Stratford-upon-Avon. On arrival, entrepreneur Mark Genders finds some 'snagging' issues in the décor and Michael Prime and his mum Lorna are 'mortified' when they discover a short and curly in the drawers.

  • Episode 13 - Edmund House

    The third visit is to pet-friendly Edmund House in Deal in Kent where owner Michael Prime is joined by his doting mum Lorna. On arrival, Marianne Abben and Fran Birchwood love the seaside-inspired room, but entrepreneur Mark Genders is far from thrilled by the 'no frills' experience.

  • Episode 14 - Five Bells Pub

    The last visit is to the Five Bells Pub in Berkshire, where entrepreneur Mark Genders hopes his guests will think his small rooms are perfectly formed. But he admits his VERY honest appraisal of his rivals' offerings may work against him.

  • Episode 15 - Payment Day

    It's the final day in the competition and the B&Bers face the music, as they meet to discover what they've been paid and confront their critics over their feedback.

  • Episode 16 - Trecarne House

    Trish and Tom Brock-Morgan own Trecarne House in Liskeard, Cornwall. Dominic is impressed with his room with a view and Rayne and Chris can't conceal their enthusiasm as they tuck in to the complimentary treats, but Stephen and Joanna's dust hunt yields results.

    Over an afternoon of table tennis, Dominic impresses the group with his ping-pong prowess, and the hosts mark him out as the one to watch.

    At dinner, Trish and Tom win the group's admiration by sharing their life story but Dominic stirs up intrigue by holding his cards close to his chest.

    At breakfast, there are a few hairy encounters at the table and in the milk jug.

    The guests check out with mixed feedback, but Trish and Tom want answers when it comes to Dominic's scores for their hosting ability.

  • Episode 17 - The Magna Carta

    Captain Dominic Read runs the Magna Carta, a five-star floating B&B in Windsor. Stephen Bull and Joanna Harris are bowled over by the former working barge and Rayne and Chris Deal are impressed with the girth of their berth.

    But Trish and Tom Brock Morgan struggle to detect that five-star feel in their cabin. Over an afternoon of drumming, the group unleash their inner rock gods, with Trish really letting rip.

    The Captain hosts dinner on board, but his thunder is slightly stolen when one of the guests makes a rousing speech of epic proportions.

    At breakfast, the guests observe that it's Captain Dom's staff putting in the hard graft, and a cracked teapot almost rocks the boat.

    Come feedback time, one couple's criticism takes the wind from Dominic's sails.

  • Episode 18 - Ash Cottage

    Rayne and Chris Deal run Ash Cottage in Kent. The unique décor isn't everyone's cup of tea and Trish and Tom get heated over the instant coffee.

    The hosts take their guests to Chatham Dockyard to try their hands at rope making. But, after they criticised his place, Dominic reveals his feelings towards Trish and Tom have changed. And Trish is the target of some good-natured digs from Stephen.

    Over dinner, talk turns to Stephen's place and jaws drop when he reveals the amount of cash he has invested in it.

    On the next morning, the amount of animal ornaments and taxidermy in the breakfast room is overkill for some, and Stephen describes it as a 'dead zoo'.

    Come feedback time, one couple's comments lead Chris to claim 'the mittens are off and the gloves are on!'

  • Episode 19 - A Room with a View

    The final visit is to A Room with a View in Brighton where owner Stephen Bull and housekeeper Joanna Harris hope their nine-room establishment can deliver a top-notch experience.

    On arrival, the guests are gobsmacked and Rayne and Chris Deal are impressed with Joanna as the queen of clean. But Tom and Trish Brock Morgan feel short-changed in the shower.

    Over an afternoon of pasta making, Dominic shows his competitive streak, but is pipped to the post by an unlikely outsider.

    At dinner the group are in awe of Stephens's achievements, but in the morning they're unimpressed with his breakfast. Stephen and Jo struggle in the kitchen and Dominic is left waiting while his rivals tuck in.

    Feedback time starts well for the hosts, until they have to chew over criticism of their breakfast.

  • Episode 20 - Payment Day

    The B&B owners come together for one last time. Trecarne House hosts Trish and Tom Brock-Morgan have a point to raise with Dominic on his score for their hosting, while Dominic has a bone to pick with them about their criticisms of his five-star floating B&B.

    Rayne and Chris Deal are up next, and a battle of the hospitality trays ensues. And Stephen and Joanna from A Room with a View in Brighton hold up their hands over their rivals' complaints about the breakfast.

    Tensions run high as the payments are revealed and the winner is announced.

Four in a Bed synopsis

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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