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Thornley House

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3.0 of 5
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Thornley Gate, Allendale, Hexham NE47 9NH, England
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Ranked #1 of 5 Allendale B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Caroline M Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Firstly I think it is very fair to say that if you are not an animal lover or if you are allergic to cats then this might not be quite the place you're looking. I on the other hand love animals, love cats and love the countryside. This was a superb little get away and personally quite an unexpected treasure... More 

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igor186351, Owner at Thornley House, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind comments and I hope you will visit me and my cat family again soon More 

Colac, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got here by absolute chance! So glad we did get here. The place is a ripper! If you have anything against cats then DO NOT go. We got out of the car only to be met with the great meow of a Bermese cat. That was only the start, for there are another 3 more. It was wounderful. The... More 

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igor186351, Owner at Thornley House, responded to this review

I,m so glad you liked my coons but your coons are stunning and even bigger! Vets are most welcome here as they really love animals. Please come back.though it,s a long trip from Australia. More 

Poynton, Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we were at a wedding Eileen very kindly let us check in early. We were greeted by the ginger Burmese outside the main door, closely followed by her new black kitten, and the monster Maine Coon. As we love cats, we just wished we had more time for Eileen to tell us more, but we were in a rush.... More 

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igor186351, Owner at Thornley House, responded to this review

Thankyou for writing such a nice review and I hope you will return soon with your catloving boys More 

Hedon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room overlooked hills of sheep and crops in the distance. Clean and comfortable....My THREE working sheep dogs were made welcome! Breakfast was custom prepared. There is a cat theme throughout the house and grounds with interesting items from all over the world.

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Your lovely well mannered dogs were a delight and I hope you,ll visit us again More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We chose to stay here because we love cats. Meet Sergei, one of Eileen's two Maine Coons, a 2 stone gentle beauty with such character. Amazing breakfasts with lots of variety in both fresh fruit and home made jams as well as the usual choices of cooked breakfasts. Eileen made us very welcome and we will certainly return for more... More 

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igor186351, housekeeper at Thornley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to your return visit. More 

Allendale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Having been brought up as a child in this area, I always like to return on a yearly basis to enjoy the nostalgia. For twenty years I have been coming to the court of Queen Eileen and her wonderful cats and would never dream of staying anywhere else. The hospitality is second to none, both human and feline ! Cats... More 

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Eileen F, Owner at Thornley House, responded to this review

Dear John Thankyou for writing such a lovely review and I hope you.ll manage another visit this year More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had such a lovely stay, beautifull cats, lovely People, great time. I will go back for sure ! It really felt like home. The garden is beautifull with a nice grand tour. The area is great, nice to walk and go sightseeing.

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I,m so glad you enjoyed your stay and liked the family. I hope you will visit us again soon More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Thornley House and received a warm welcome from Eileen. The room was very comfortable and the breakfast was exceptional with fresh orange juice, a number of homemade jams and breads as well as a hot breakfast. This is definitely the place to stay if you like cats - we met four, all very friendly... More 

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Eileen F, Owner at Thornley House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a kind review. I'm pleased you enjoyed the garden which is at its best now with the azaleas,lilacs and poppies in full bloom More 

Kedington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

A beautiful place to spend your holiday especially for cat and garden lovers. The rooms were excellent and we haven't had a better breakfast anywhere. We could not have had a warmer welcome and would recommend this lovely house to anyone visiting this area.

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I,m so glad you enjoyed your stay and I hope you,ll visit us again this year More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A long weekend break at Thornley House was peaceful and relaxing. We were made most welcome from the moment we arrived and provided with spotless rooms with everything we could possibly need during our stay. The breakfasts were just what was required for a day out walking in the countryside and were notable for the home-made treats such as yoghurt,... More 

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Thankyou so much for your kind review. I really enjoy guests who love animals as much as you do. Come again and bring your 2 lurchers! More 

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