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Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Dowfold House | Low Jobs Hill, Crook DL15 9AB, England
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Ranked #1 of 4 Crook B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Dowfold House for one night and definitely want to return for longer . We were met on arrival and offered a lovely cup of tea and delicious home made flapjack , our room was lovely, spotless and very comfortable and our breakfast was second to none ! The hosts were wonderful very informative about the area and... More

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dowfold, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this. It really encapsulates all we try to do for our guests, however short (or long) their stay. It's GREAT to be appreciated! More

Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rupert & Jill were very welcoming and helpful. Lovely room and cosy beds. Fresh milk in the room is very thoughtful. Excellent food and everything you need for a relaxing break. We're nearly finished the delicious homemade strawberry jam.

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dowfold, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Yes, we really do NOT like those UHT milk sachets you find in most B&Bs, so we do cold fresh milk in a thermos flask for our guests (an idea filched from a B&B in Stanstead - thx!). And, Jill does make GREAT jam! More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Our second stay at Dowfold House and I'm sure we'll be back. Beautiful spacious room, everything spotless and very comfortable - slept much more soundly than at home! Lovely views, delicious breakfast, vegetarians very well catered for. Home-baked biscuits in our room every day, and a flask of fresh milk which makes such a difference to a good cup of... More

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dowfold, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. You're not the first to want take the Pink Room bed away with you, and I'm sure you won't be the last! We're also glad you enjoyed the biscuits; Jill really likes making them and has them off to a fine art these days! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from a lovely three day break at Dowfold house . Excellent B and B with very friendly hosts. The bedroom was very good with everything we needed and cleaned and decorated to a very nice standard. The breakfast was superb with fresh fruit to start and lovely cooked breakfast to follow.would definitely recommend Dowfold house .

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dowfold, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We're delighted you enjoyed your holiday in this lovely part of the world. We've had a great summer, hence the profusion of home-grown fruit you were able to enjoy. And, we're just starting to serve the first of our home-grown tomatoes. Simply gorgeous. More

Derby, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Had a great time staying here for a wedding. The room was very spacious and clean, and had a lovely bathroom. Jill and Rupert were extremely welcoming and kind. Great breakfast. Many thanks! Chris & Tching

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dowfold, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for this. It was a pleasure to do our small bit to help make the wedding a success, and we're glad you enjoyed it. More

Ilkley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

A lovely guest house in a beautiful setting. Lots of local information available. The hosts, Jill and Rupert, are charming and very helpful. The room was comfortable and the breakfasts superb. The hosts kindly sent on to us something we had left behind; many thanks.

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dowfold, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you. We're delighted you enjoyed your four-night stay here, and it was a pleasure to have you. Not enough people seem to appreciate our Green activities and aspirations - and we're delighted to have been accepted as a Platinum member of TripAdvisor's GreenLeaders programme. We are also, of course, first and foremost, a four-star GOLD-rated B&B; "Green but without... More

Saffron Walden
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were welcomed with tea and cake even though we were unable to give a definite time of arrival. Our room and bathroom were exceptionally clean and we loved the full-on shower. The local information was invaluable for the two days we spent there and when we needed more specific information Ji8ll helpfully supplied it. We have no hesitation in... More

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dowfold, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay. The shower in the Red Room IS rather good - in fact, we've installed a second one for ourselves! And, yes, Jill does make excellent cakes and biscuits for our guests. She also works hard on maintaining a comprehensive library of local information and we're always pleased to share this. We're glad you... More

Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Myself and my husband stayed at Dowfold House for two nights en-route to Scotland. We had not been to Co Durham before and Jill and Rupert were able to provide us with plenty of information and maps to help us make the most of our stay. We were welcomed with tea and home made cake. The room was small but... More

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dowfold, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We're blushing in the face of all this praise! Jill does work very hard to keep a comprehensive set of information on the 1001 things there are to do withing easy reach of Dowfold House - and our guests' reaction says she succeeds. Dowfold House is a great place to see all of what County Durham has to offer, from... More

Scottish Borders
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14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Welcomed by Jill and had a tray of tea and coffee along with handmade flapjacks out in the garden. Wonderful views down over town and the local cricket match being played at bottom of hill. Beautiful room and en-suite. Breakfast was delicious and everything you could want, thanks Rupert. So much space here to relax and be comfortable. We will... More

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dowfold, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. Over 30% of our guests are repeat visitors, so we're delighted you want to come back. We must be doing something right. We can take no credit for the views - but they are both stunning and ever-changing. More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We couldn't have had a better place to stay as we finished our 3 day trek along the Weardale Way.We were collected from it and welcomed with tea and cakes.Nothing was too much trouble--taxis ,bus times, places to eat etc.And a supremely comfortable room.

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dowfold, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. As occasional walkers ourselves, we know just how good it is when you can stop, so we're always happy to pick up and collect walkers or cyclists from their arduous routes - and, we are insured to do so, which had stopped us in the past. As for the rest, we're here to help and... More

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Address: Dowfold House | Low Jobs Hill, Crook DL15 9AB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Crook
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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