News & In The Press

Free stays for NHS workers...

Bethnal&Bec Luxury Rural Retreats is offering free stays as a gift to NHS workers and cancer patients. They are currently working alongside Something to Look Forward To and #Gift4Good.

As a charity, Something to Look Forward To supported Vicky Saynor and her family when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019.

Oct 2020

Charity ambassadors

Vicky & Chris are delighted to have been invited to become ambassadors to the incredible charity who supported their family throughout Vicky's breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Something To Look Foward To is one family affected by cancer who created a way to improve the lives of thousands of other families across the UK affected by cancer.

Oct 2020

Evening Standard - Cool Stay of the Week...

We are so proud of being featured & we would have to modestly agree! 


Read the full article here.

July 2020

18 Luxurious Dog Friendly UK places... visit. We are delighted to have been included in this article. A huge thanks to Martin from Cool Places! We love welcoming four-legged friends.


Check out the full article here.

June 2020

Top 32 Female Entrepreneurs...

...this week, we received the wonderful news that Vicky (aka Mrs Bec) has been named as one of the UK's Top 32 Female Entrepreneurs to look out for by Business Leader Magazine.

To be mentioned amongst so many incredible women is a huge honour!


Check out the full list here.

June 2020

Rock 'N' Roll Bride Magazine...

...featured Bethnal&Bec in their recent Honeymoon Travel Guide saying, 'For a rural retreat with a rock 'n' roll edge, check out Bethnal&Bec...".

We are so grateful to have been included! We love to welcome newlyweds on their mini moons & honeymoons.

May 2020

Escape to the country...

We are thrilled to be featured in this month's Country Wedding Magazines showcasing how perfect Bethnal&Bec is for mini moons and can even bring your four legged friend.

May 2020

Top 20 Inspirational Interiors

Thank you to CoolStays for featuring Bethnal&Bec in their Top20 Inspirational Interiors.

"From minimal scandi-chic cabins, to colourful mid-century style cottages, these seriously cool interiors are straight out of the pages of a magazine."

May 2020

The Times 50 great hideaways in the UK

This weekend Bethnal&Bec was featured by The Times Travel in a list of where to go and where to stay after the lockdown. We would of course modestly agree.

As the article says, we go the extra mile - not only for our guests but their four-legged friends. We are proudly dog friendly!

April 2020

Whimsical Wonderland Weddings

...have chosen Bethnal&Bec as a "loved supplier". We have welcomed many a mini moon & honeymooner since we opened so this is a match made in heaven! 

Check out our full listing HERE

March 2020

Stay Here: Bethnal&Bec rural retreat...

Weekendr explores life outside London & we were delighted to welcome Stephen, his partner & their lovely Jack Russell to stay here...

Read the full article HERE

March 2020

Bethnal&Bec NOW on Cool Places

We are thrilled to have been accepted on Cool Places - which is the only website of its kind to focus purely on all kinds of UK accommodation.

We are proud & excited about this new collaboration.

Check our listing HERE

February 2020

Tails About Town in East Life Magazine

We are delighted that Bethnal&Bec has been featured in the latest edition of East Life Magazine.

We are proud to be dog friendly & love to see four-legged friends enjoying their stay as much as their humans.

Check out the full article HERE

January 2020

National Women's Business Awards 2019

Vicky, aka Mrs Bec (also known as Gammy Tit) has triumphed at the 2019 National Women's Business Awards winning Business Woman Of The Year - Micro!

Sadly, we were not able to make it down to London to receive the award but we are so thrilled to have all of her hard work acknowledged, especially at the end of what has been such a difficult year.

December 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A year ago this month, Mrs Bec aka Vicky found a lump in her right breast that turned our families world upside down.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to celebrate the end of active treatment we will be donating 5% off all bookings received throughout October to Coppafeel & True Cancer Bodies,  these two charities are very close to our heart at Bethnal&Bec.

Coppafeel! encourages early detection by checking your breasts thoroughly and regularly. True Cancer Bodies was set up by Mrs Bec when undergoing Chemotherapy and is an incredible platform and support for anyone affected by cancer.

October 2019

Best British Businesswomen Awards 2019

Mrs Bec aka Vicky has become a finalist in the 2019 Best Business Women Awards for both Best Customer Services & Most Inspiring Business Woman.

We are very honoured and proud.

Our small family business is our pride and joy, and getting recognition from guests and award bodies makes it even better!

We will be keeping everything crossed for the big night in October.

July 2019

Top 50 British Places To Stay

You will find us in today's The Times, featured in Britain's 50 Best Places To Book this summer.

We are delighted to be sitting alongside other incredible properties.

With more people opting to stay in the UK than ever before, will we be welcoming you this summer?

Check out the full article here...

March 2019

More award success for Bethnal&Bec

We won BEST NEW BUSINESS at the inaugural 2018 Awards.

Knebworth Barns provided the glamourous setting for the awards, where finalists across 17 different categories demonstrated why the county is renowned for its business excellence.

We had a wonderful evening celebrating with the best of the best in Herts.

November 2018

Condé Nast Accredited

What an achievement less than a year after opening.

As well as being welcomed into the Conde Nast Johansens Collection, one of only three properties in Hertfordshire, Bethnal&Bec were delighted to have been awarded the Condé Nast International Mark of Excellence.

September 2018


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