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The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital

24 Main Street Normanby by Spital, Market Rasen LN8 2HE England
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#3 of 14 B&Bs in Market Rasen
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A family run, friendly and comfortable Bed and Breakfast in the refurbished former village post office. Located in the quiet Lincolnshire countryside, but not far from the centre of Lincoln, the antiques centres at Hemswell Cliff, the Lincolnshire Showground and Market Rasen Racecourse. Plenty of private off-road parking, 3 comfortable and clean bedrooms (two with their own en-suite shower room and one with its own private large shower room), free WiFi, luxury Hypnos mattresses, and an outside seating area for guests are all part of what is available. Our breakfasts are highly rated by guests using quality local ingredients. And evening meals listed on our website are available by separate arrangement. The village pub and village store/post office are located 2 minutes walk from the property.
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Free parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Non-smoking hotel
Special diet menus
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Blackout curtains
Desk
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Bottled water
Iron
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
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Private bathrooms
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Radio
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4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Quaint
Languages Spoken
English
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Keith H wrote a review 25 Feb
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This is a First Class B n B! We needed to be near the village to attend the funeral of an old friend and to find 5his little gem right in the heart of the village was a real delight. Tony and Julie are excellent hosts and nothing is too much trouble. The accommodation is first class, clean and comfortable and the breakfast food is locally sourced and wonderful. The village pub is literally a one minute walk with a good range of drinks and also excellent food. If you are looking for a relaxing break in North Lincs we suspect you will not find better.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Easy to find the village and off road secure parking.
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Response from TONY WATSON, Owner at The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital
Responded 2 days ago
It was lovely to meet you both. Glad we were able to help make your stay more bearable on such a sad occasion. And to let you sample the perfect Lincolnshire sausage - we were really pleased to see Redhill Farm sausages make an appearance on Rick Stein’s Food Stories.
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My c wrote a review Oct 2023
Leeds, United Kingdom14 contributions5 helpful votes
Birthday trip to Marker Rasen races. Tony and Julia couldnt do enough for you friendly but not overbearing. The place is immaculately clean, full of character and all the little things that often get missed were well catered for. 2 prodigious breakfast were delivered as well. Top notch. Thnks for a terrific stay. Local pub nice as well nd only 2 mins walk.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Great place, quite expensive to get taxi to market rasen, was £60 return. Place was fantastic 👌
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Response from TONY WATSON, Owner at The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital
Responded 2 Oct 2023
Glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you will come and stay again, but if you do please remember to look at our website for the best prices.
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William D wrote a review Sept 2023
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I spent two nights at the Old Posthouse- more than enough time for me to feel right at home! I was immediately charmed upon arrival- the surrounding village and countryside are some of the most picturesque I have seen, and incredibly peaceful but still with an alive atmosphere and nicely busy pub. This feeling of peace and comfort was only enhanced upon entering the Old Posthouse itself- clean and beautifully presented. The owners were friendly, kind and attentive; they have made sure to add lots of little touches that just made my stay an absolute joy: homemade cakes in the room, saucer of milk and chilled water in the fridge, great quality shower and amenities, lots of available books and pamphlets to ensure a pleasant stay. The breakfast had broad options and was fantastic- where not homemade, locally sourced was the norm for all possible inclusions. The level of choice made it feel very special- there were selections of artisanal coffee, homemade jam (yum) and homemade granola (even yummer); This all before the 'main course'- full english (which was very good), or a wide range of other options such as smoked salmon or haddock or omelettes. Overall, I could not recommend enough if you are in the area. One of my favourite ever overnight stays- I was loath to leave and will certainly be back. Thank you!
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Responded 24 Sept 2023
Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Morag R wrote a review Aug 2023
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Just back from an overnight stay in this fabulous b and b. Hosts were friendly and accommodating room very comfortable and fantastic breakfast. A lot of lovely wee touches including home baking fresh milk chilled water. Home made flat sausages and marmalade. Thank you Tony and Julia
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Response from TONY WATSON, Owner at The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital
Responded 26 Aug 2023
Lovely to meet you both and so glad you enjoyed your stay. For anyone reading this, we make our own beef sausage slice and we make our own marmalade, but we don’t combine the two (just in case you were wondering!).
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beerbelly b wrote a review Jul 2023
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we booked all the three rooms for a wedding 3 couples for 3 nights , we were well looked after from arrival till departure , the breakfast options were excellent and catered for all of us , the place is spotless with the rooms well stocked with teas and coffees and homemade drizzle cake , i would not hesitate to reccomend this B&B , this facility lacks in nothing and goes way above expectations
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: A village pub 3 doors away is excellent
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Response from TONY WATSON, Owner at The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital
Responded 25 Jul 2023
Thanks for your lovely review. Glad you all enjoyed your stay, and hope you will visit us again. We really enjoyed meeting you all.
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Martyn S wrote a review Jul 2023
Worcestershire, United Kingdom77 contributions29 helpful votes
This is the second time I’ve stayed here and will be the place I look forward to staying again. Very welcoming and friendly and in a quiet area. The room was very clean and comfortable with excellent facilities, including a piece of delicious home made cake.The chilled milk is a lovely touch. The Wi-Fi worked very well. The fresh, well cooked, breakfast is outstanding. Parking on site. Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: July 2023Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from TONY WATSON, Owner at The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital
Responded 18 Jul 2023
Thank you for the review. We have recently upgraded our Wi-Fi so glad it worked well for you. Look forward to seeing you again.
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Ian B wrote a review Jun 2023
Liverpool, United Kingdom30 contributions8 helpful votes
We were visiting family nearby and The Old Posthouse was a wonderful discovery. Everything was just perfect (apart from my car alarm going off during the night!!). The room was comfortable and had everything that we required. And the breakfast were just superb. Didn’t get to visit the garden, but perfect for a warm summers evening. Tony and Julia are a delightful couple and their friendliness and attention to detail are second to none.
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: You are asked to remove your shoes on arrival, but racks available in the hall
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Response from TONY WATSON, Owner at The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital
Responded 14 Jun 2023
Thank you. So glad you enjoyed your stay. And hope to see you again. Tony and Julia
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Martyn S wrote a review Feb 2023
Worcestershire, United Kingdom77 contributions29 helpful votes
Very helpful clear process of booking and all communication. I arrived early evening to a warm, friendly, courteous welcome. The room was very clean and comfortable. A good nights sleep. In the room good quality tea, coffee, fresh milk and water. Plus very tasty fresh homemade cake. Breakfast was a great choice, all fresh and outstanding. All together like being home from home. I travel a lot and this is a rare gem. Highly, highly recommend
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Recommend the pub up the road for dinner
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Responded 2 Mar 2023
Thank you for your kind review. We hope you will stay with us again when you are in the area. And remember if you book through our website there are exclusive discounts available.
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Don B wrote a review Oct 2022
Chesham, United Kingdom3 contributions4 helpful votes
Very comfortable B &B with lovely hosts. Breakfasts are top class and the location is very quiet. Thoroughly recommend for a stay in Lincolnshire. We stayed in room 2 with en suite shower room which was very comfortable.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Response from TONY WATSON, Owner at The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital
Responded 7 Oct 2022
Thanks for the review. Lovely to meet you both and delighted you enjoyed your 6 day stay. Glad you got the discount by booking directly through our website.
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Liz T wrote a review Oct 2022
Tavistock, United Kingdom3 contributions
Warm welcome from Tony and Julia after long journey. Travel a lot and by far one of the best B&B’s we have ever stayed in. Homemade cake in the room, quality tea and coffee with fresh milk, suited dietary requirements. Breakfast outstanding with fresh local produce, cooked hot to order, really showed off hosts culinary skills. Definitely a return visit.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 4 Oct 2022
Thank you for your review. We try our best to ensure our breakfasts are locally sourced from quality suppliers, so we are glad you enjoyed your breakfast. Look forward to seeing you again.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital
Which popular attractions are close to The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital?
Nearby attractions include Hemswell Antiques Centre (3.4 miles), Astra Antiques Centre (3.5 miles), and Brightwater Gardens (1.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Inn on the Green - Ingham, The Crown Inn, and Ten Acres Cafe.
Are there any historical sites close to The Old Posthouse B&B, Normanby by Spital?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Newport Arch (10.0 miles), Gainsthorpe Medieval Village (8.9 miles), and The Church of All Saints (9.9 miles).