New Houses is a traditional cottage, halfway up the hill in Allenheads.
I have stayed here a number of times and would recommend for visitors.
The welcome is very friendly and the breakfasts definitely hearty.
Our usual stopping point on the C2C.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Blacketts Retreat at Newhouses is a warm comfortable cottage, a short walk from the village centre, with fantastic views over the fells, providing excellent accommodation for visitors throughout the year. We offer six beds, comprising 1 super king / twin en suite, 1 twin and 1 double room with shared bathroom facilities. Guests have their own lounge and dining room facilities. Our accommodation is particularly popular with coast to coast cyclists completing the 'original' sea to sea route as well as star gazing enthusiasts. Blacketts Retreat offers a comprehensive range of Complimentary and Beauty Therapies for guests to enjoy during their stay with us. The brand new North Pennines Observatory is our next door neighbour and its only a five minute walk away. For the less energetic there are plenty of lovely walks for all ability levels around the North Pennines, as well as lots of lovely cafe's for those who wish to relax and simply take time out from busy life. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Blacketts Retreat Bed And Breakfast Allenheads, Northumberland