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Award winning Low Urpeth Farm is a family run B&B (4 Star Gold) on a working farm 3 miles from Beamish Museum & Durham County Cricket at Chester-le-Street, 15-25 mins from Durham City, Sunderland, Washington, Gateshead, Newcastle & Team Valley. Self Catering Cottages are also available. The stone Farmhouse B&B which dates back to 1898, has three large shower en-suite bedrooms with tea/coffee welcome tray, large luxury bath towels, including free WiFi. A lounge is also available for guests. Sample the award winning Cracking Urpeth Breakfast served in the splendid traditional dining room overlooking the mature garden and fields. Vegetarian and other dietary options also catered for. Our breakfast, where possible, is fabulous locally sourced farm-assured, seasonal, organic and/or fair-trade produce mainly from County Durham, Northumberland and Tyne & Wear. Recent Awards: 2018 TasteDurham: Highest Quality & Local Produce; Food Hygiene 5 out of 5; Enjoy England Breakfast.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Low Urpeth Farm Near Beamish, Chester Le Street, Chester-le-Street DH2 1BD England
Getting there
Newcastle Airport11 mi
Durham Tees Valley Airport27 mi
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Hilary made us feel very welcome and did everything to make our stay perfect. The cottage is very clean and has everything you need. The surroundings are beautiful and the location is great, close to Durham but also easy access to Newcastle. We will definetely come back!
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Response from lowurpeth2011, Owner at Low Urpeth Farm B&B
Responded 25 Sep 2018
Thank you very much for your kind comments, we loved having you in Katie's Cottage, so pleased you enjoyed it and we look forward very much to seeing you again.
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We stayed here for 2 days and you can not fault this place.The cottage is lovely and every thing is perfect.Hilary is a lovely lady and a fantastic host.A few extras had been provided by Hilary which gave us a nice warm welcome when we arrived.The breakfast was lovely ,and will
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Promising ourselves for many years to take a trip to the Beamish Museum i searched the internet for accommodation and so pleased i came across Urpeth Farm B & B. On arrival we felt this was home from home, made very welcome with coffee and homemade biscuits served in the lounge
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A lovely, traditional B&B, furnished with antique furniture. A very quiet location but just a few miles from Durham and Beamish Museum. Hilary is a lovely lady and we had a very comfortable stay. Thoroughly recommended.
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Hilary is an excellent host. Our room was spacious very comfortable and warm. Breakfast choice was excellent and very tasty. Would highy recommend The farmhouse is easy to find and very convenient for visiting Durham, Beamish, Corbridge, Metro Centre and Newcastle .
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Response from lowurpeth2011, Manager at Low Urpeth Farm B&B
Responded 8 Nov 2017
Thank you for your lovely review of our Bed and Breakfast. We are delighted that you had a lovely stay at the farmhouse and found it convenient to visit wonderful places nearby - Beamish, Durham, Corbridge, Metro Center and Newcastle. Kind Regards Hilary & Sandra
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Robes provided and lovley furniture
A view from our window
Beautiful private bathroom
Our bed (queen sized for those from North America)
"Plenty of parking."
"I think any would be ok"
"Highly recommend Katie's Cottage"
"The room we stayed in with armchair and sofa was the Queen Anne room (I think!). It was a bit more spacious than the other available option."
"A couple of the rooms, do have a "Double bed" which is nice for couples travelling."
United KingdomEnglandChester-le-Street
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