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Ashcroft Guest House
Ranked #1 of 14 Haltwhistle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Merseyside
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

Really enjoyed our weekend stay at Ashcrofts - excellent in every respect. Great location and base from which to explore what is without doubt the best portion of Hadrian's Wall and, of course, the World Heritage site, Vindolanda, which is only a few minutes away - a must see for all visitors.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

In May 2014 my wife and I only spent one night at Ashcroft, as a stop-over to see Hadrian's Wall. We could easily have stayed longer, both at Hadrian's Wall and at Ashcroft. Very welcoming and helpful host and hostess, excellent breakfast, elegant (and spacious) room. Like Judith R, we also ate dinner at the Black Bull. In short, we recommend both Ashcroft and the Black Bull.

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Pike Road, Alabama
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

My wife, daughter and I spent five nights in the two bedroom apartment at the Ashcroft Guest House in Haltwhistle, England in late May 2014. Not only were the accommodations the most comfortable of any place we have stayed in the UK, the overall grounds and pleasantness of the owners could not have been better. The place is immaculate and the people - Geoff and Christine - are outstanding, nice folks. The location is just right for hiking along Hadrian's Wall or other local pathways, and close to shopping and banking in town if that is needed.

When we return to this part of England we will definitely stay here again.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

The house was in a lovely setting and very quiet. The room was huge, tastefully decorated with everything needed for a comfortable stay. Breakfast gave a wide choice and the owners were very helpful about the local area. I would also highly recommend the food at the Black Bull for dinner which is a short walk away. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

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Okarche, Oklahoma, USA
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

We spent three nights here recently. The rooms were very nice but the gardens and grounds were spectacular. The hosts were lovely and made us feel right at home. The best part may have been the breakfasts, which were out of this world. A lovely spot and a great base for our walk along Hadrian's Wall.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Woodside, California
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Reviewed 19 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Ashcroft Guest House in late May 2014. In all our 30-day travels about Britain, Ashcroft Guest House might be the most pleasant place we stayed. This is due in very large part to the efforts of the hosts, Geoff and Christine, who maintain a beautiful home, guest rooms, and extensive garden. They serve a delicious breakfast and provide comfortable rooms with lovely appointments. Both hosts have the knack for making each guest feel as though s/he is their only care. The pictures you see on their web site, on Trip Advisor, on Rick Steves do not lie. If anything, pictures fall short of conveying the true beauty and freshness of the Guest House and Haltwhistle area. The views of the surrounding hills are sublime. Local pubs around the corner serve very good food in a fun atmosphere. The Main Street is lovely with many small shops. Sainsbury's is nearby. Haltwhistle and Ashcroft Guest House are very much worth a trip north for serenity, history, comfort, tranquility. It is hard to conceive that you could be disappointed.

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Bapchild, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

We stayed at Ashcroft House with friends last weekend and had a fantastic time. We were treated to immaculate rooms and a great breakfast by fabulous hosts Geoff and Christine. Ashcroft is the ideal place to base yourselves at whilst visiting Hadrian's Wall and the surrounding area. We had a great time and would recommend it strongly.

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Property: Ashcroft Guest House
Address: Lantys Lonnen, Haltwhistle NE49 0DA, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Haltwhistle
Amenities:
Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Haltwhistle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Ashcroft Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Large Victorian former Vicarage set in four acres of land. 5 Star & Gold Award status from Visit England. Free WiFi. Extensive gardens with seating & picnic tables. Private, off street parking within grounds. Secure undercover cycle storage. Large bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities, with high ceilings and wonderful Visitors Lounge & Dining Room looking out over the river South Tyne Valley to the fells. Fabulous Breakfasts with a large choice of fresh, local ingredients wherever possible. Most diets catered for. Apartments also available with private lounges and kitchens for a minimum of 2 nights.. Including a new Ground Floor Apartment, Within 100 metres of the Main Street with Pubs, Restaurants, shops etc. Bus stops and Train Station all within a few minutes walk. ... more   less 
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