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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 this 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

    The mother and daughter team of 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.

  • 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'

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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?

  • Episode 31 - Greenways

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

  • Episode 32 - 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

  • Episode 33 - 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

  • Episode 34 - 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

  • Episode 35 - 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 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 sees the group at 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 51 - Four in a Bed

    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 52 - Four in a Bed

    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 53 - Four in a Bed

    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 54 - Four in a Bed

    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 55 - Four in a Bed

    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

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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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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