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Lincoln
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Hard to add to previous excellent reviews - Steve and Yvonne's friendly welcome (which included tea and cakes), the breakfast, the room, the village, were all superb and we left feeling we'd found new friends. Just a couple of small niggles - Wi-Fi didn't work in our bedroom, but it did on the landing, so not a real problem, and...

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

For our honeymoon we wanted to be in a quiet,lovely place and I am glad my husband chose The Old School The Reception from the moment we arrived from both Steve and Yvonne was lovely it felt like we have met before Followed by a well detailed historic tour to the then school but currently a Bed and Breakfast we...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Old School B&B this week, and I can't praise it enough, the room was lovely the breakfast was excellent. The Old School is set in a beautiful Village just off the A1, ideal for visiting any where in Northumberland. But the best was the warm hospitality from Steve and Yvonne, such lovely people welcoming you into their home,...

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Looking on Trip Advisor for places to visit whilst holidaying in Northumberland I stumbled across this little gem, which had favourable reviews. A family owned and run 'boutique' art gallery and cafe displaying works produced by the family and other local artists. The artwork alone warrants the good review but add the coffee, cake and the unique location and you...

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Had a very enjoyable two night stay at the Old School over the August Bank Holiday. Owners Steve and Yvonne were very accommodating, and cooked up a pretty mean breakfast to boot. Our room was very characterful, with a pitched roof and beams, but we were still able to enjoy all the mod cons like WiFi. Outside the room was...

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Stayed here in July to meet up with old friends. Yvonne and Steve couldn't do enough for us and when our friends arrived they brought us tea cake upstairs to enable us to see the beautiful garden and wood. Perfect breakfast, room and just about everything! They really make you feel welcome without imposing. Will be back soon!

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Greeted by Yvonne and Steve, a lovely friendly couple, on arrival, and given a short tour of house with a bit of the history, and met the parrot, before having tea and cake. Lovely house and gardens. Had a lovely room at the front of the house. The shower cubicle would not be suitable for large people, but was ok...

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La Verne, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My parents used to own this house and the interior modifications to change it into a B&B look to be excellent and tastefully done. The garden is beatiful and is still pretty much the same. Nearby Alnwick Castle made several guest appearances in Downton Abbey and Alnwick (pronounced Anick) is a great little town.

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Filey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place to stay . owners Yvonne and Steve could not be friendlier or more welcoming.We were greeted with tea and cake and a tour of the gorgeous house.Our room was immaculate and comfortable with view of the garden. Breakfast was one of the best ever and we enjoyed sitting in the guests lounge on an evening. I...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Spent a very pleasant three nights here in July 2016! The property is located about half a mile off the A1, in Newton on the Moor. It proved a great base from which to explore the north east coastal towns and villages. Our hosts Steve and Yvonne made us very welcome. On arrival, we were offered a pot of hot...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Old School

Address: Alnwick, Newton on the Moor NE65 9JY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Newton on the Moor
Price Range: £60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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The Old School Newton On The Moor, Northumberland
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“There's no less quality in any room, all quiet and all well-cared for.”
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“Room 1 has a view over the moors.”
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