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Holmside | Beamish, Durham DH7 6EX, England
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Oak Cottage
Ranked #6 of 42 Durham B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We were very well looked after by Kim and Mike during our 2 night stay. Our breakfasts were lovely, and the view of a lovely private green valley, full of song birds, started our days in very fine style. The closest city is Durham, which we think is lovely. Our only criticisms were probably irrelevant to the vast majority of... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We cannot begin this review without thanking the charming hosts Kim and Mike for welcoming us in their nice cottage. Nice excellent BIG room with all facilities which one can expect. Apart from bed, tea & coffee facilities the room also has a nice spacious ensuite and also a couple of comfortable armchairs on which one can relax after a... More

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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

There is only 1 room at Oaklands which is spacious and spotlessly clean, with tea and coffee making facilities.A very quiet spot with welcoming hosts and an excellent breakfast overlooking a beautiful garden and open countryside. It was a bit of a drive to find an evening meal, especially in the dark along narrow country lanes, but we were given... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Small B&Bs rarely come better than this. For only £50 per night, my wife and I spent 2 very comfortable nights here. Very pleasant comfortable and well equipped room. Kim and Mike are charming hosts and provide an excellent breakfast in their conservatory looking out into their lovely garden. Free WiFi is available, although connection in our room was a... More

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Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
13 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

A nice return visit. Lovely room, king size bed, free wifi, freeview, beautiful gardens, adorable hosts and the best English Breakfast. The only problem we were so relaxed we slept most of the time we were there. Will be back.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We used this B&B as a base to explore Durham and Beamish and very pleased that we did so. Having arrived in the dark, we did not understand the comments about the views and the birds, but what a great place to eat a great breakfast. Very welcoming, informative hosts - hope to go back!

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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

What a lovely couple Kim and Mike are, the welcome and hospitality could not have been better. Both were always most willing to offer suggestions on where to visit, a wealth of knowledge and some humour from Mike (especially as the phone lines were down at one time). A real tonic. Lovely breakfast overlooking a magnificent garden with lots of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Really enjoyed my stay, quiet, beautiful garden full of birds and an excellent breakfast. The scrambled eggs were the best I have ever had. I could not have asked for more, really friendly and very accommodating. I would highly recommend Oak Cottage, and I have only ever written a review once before, so it must be good. Hope to go... More

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Poynton, Stockport, Cheshire
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I know we have said it before but this must be the place to stay if visiting this part of the world. Kim and Mike Foreman make you feel so special and welcome it's hard not to come back for more. Comfortable beds, great bathroom, always clean and fresh, lovely garden, great breakfast. We will be back, again.

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Tamworth, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We arrived at Oak cottage Friday afternoon,we were made welcome by Kim and Michael Foreman.Our room was excellent,we had a very good breakfast with a lovely view of the garden watching many different birds flying and feeding from the bird table.

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Address: Holmside | Beamish, Durham DH7 6EX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
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