Good Hotel Guide Review
A ‘really good experience’, Dee and Richard Slade’s ‘well-run’ hotel, restaurant and village pub stand out for their ‘laudable’ approach to sustainable tourism. Modern menus, ‘well cooked and varied’, use locally sourced produce and the bounty from the kitchen garden and mushroom farm; the walled garden is a popular spot for birds and red squirrels; the dark sky observatory is simply ‘amazing’. Bedrooms are in the main building (part of an 18th Century farmstead) and in wood-built lodges to the rear. Some may be ‘on the small side’, while others, in the lodges, are ‘vast’. Rooms away from the road are quietest. A stroll from the the North Tyne River, hosts advise on the best walks for spotting wildlife.
22. 4 on ground floor, 5 in lodges, 2 suitable for disabled.
all year except 25 Dec.
bar, dining room, in-room TV (Freeview), civil wedding licence, function facilities, drying room, 2-acre grounds (walled garden, kitchen garden, dark sky observatory), electric car charging points.
in bar, restaurant.
all ages welcomed.
allowed in public rooms, some bedrooms (resident dog); outdoor dog wash facility.
Amex, MC, Visa.
B&B £135 - £195. À la carte £40.