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Ackroyd House
Ranked #1 of 3 Thurstonland B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“B&B at its best none better”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2013

This B&B is the best we have stayed in.The area is stunning with fantastic views, local to Holme firth .The room was large and very clean and warm.all the little extras made it a holiday to remember.The breakfast was a typical Yorkshire one, difficult to choose what to eat as you have so much choice, all well cooked to order. Jayne made us welcome and nothing was to much trouble.I have mobility issues but the room is designed to accomadate them and I managed very well.I would recomend a stay at Ackroyd hosue to anyone who wants the visit the area

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2013

We really needed a relaxing break and Ackroyd House was most defiantly the perfect choice! Wow, what a stunning building steeped in history, beautiful grounds and the most mesmerising views to boot. The room was gorgeous and professionally clean; with everything you could ever need from hot water bottles and slippers to delicious sherry, which went down a treat after a long countryside walk! The bed was super comfy and we had the best undisturbed nights sleep and woke up to amazing views from our large arch window. The breakfast was to die for and catered for our every need; to be honest it filled me up for the rest of the day it was that good! Finally I have never ever felt so welcome and received such a friendly and professional service; we felt like we were with old friends chatting at the breakfast table with the owners, who then took us outside and showed us around the gardens and let us take the lovely and well behaved dog out for a small walk. This was then followed by an extra cup of coffee with the owner to warm us up for our journey home...so sweet. We would highly recommend this fine establishment and we will be returning!!! Thank you Ackroyd House :-)

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2013

Beautifully located on the doorstep of Huddersfield but still a stones throw away, this was my second stay here and it will not be my last! Andrew and Jayne are very accommodating and will stop at nothing to make you feel at home.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

We recently stayed at Ackroyd House to celebrate my mum's 50th birthday. Andrew & Jayne, the owners of this fine establishment, were the perfect host. We booked both their rooms - the Stable Suite (for myself & three brothers) and the Valley View room for my mum. The Valley View room is perfect its namesake - viewing the valley. The huge arched window gave a breathtaking view out to the world outside. The Stable Suite was big enough to accommodate all four of us, along with a sitting area too. We paid a little extra and Jayne provided my mum with cake, champagne, flowers, birthday balloon & chocolates. A great touch & very well presented!

In the morning Andrew & Jayne provided an excellent breakfast with a huge menu of choices. All food locally sourced either from their own chickens on the land, or from local farms. The food was cooked perfectly.

Andrew & Jayne have a lovely little cat & dog that are both very friendly and enjoy playing around in the garden.

Couldn't ask for much more. An excellent family-run b&b. Definitely would visit again.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

Fantastic experience! Our room was huge and beautifully decorated, more like a combination bedroom plus living room. There were so many extra touches we kept discovering. This was undoubtedly the nicest B&B we stayed in during our four week vacation. We highly recommend it and would choose it anytime we were in "Last of the Summer Wine" country.
(Two fans from the USA)

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013 via mobile

We have just had our second stay at Ackroyd house and it was as wonderful this time as last. The owners Andrew and Jayne are wonderful hosts, nothing is to much trouble. The rooms are large and very well furnished. The Yorkshire breakfast keeps you going for the entire day and is well cooked and presented. We will be going back many times.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

A perfect B & B great location, lovely hosts, very comfortable, well presented and spotlessly clean. We would recommend this to anyone - a big thank you to Jane and Andrew for a lovely weekend. The breakfast menu did not disappoint and our choice was perfectly cooked and served. They have already won a Tourist Board Award and should win many more for their efforts in presenting the perfect B & B.

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Ackroyd House
Address: 13 Top of the Bank, Thurstonland HD4 6XZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Thurstonland
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Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Thurstonland
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Hotel Class:5 star — Ackroyd House 5*
Number of rooms: 2
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