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The Dovecote

East House, Lincoln Hill, Humshaugh NE46 4BE, England
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The Dovecote
Ranked #1 of 4 Humshaugh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this place is lovely. Having 'walked the wall', we were tired and didn't need fuss - just feeding and a comfy place to rest...... the food was home made, delicious and filling and the rooms were clean and very very comfortable. Nothing was too much trouble - the hosts were helpful and friendly but did not intrude -... More

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

This is a great place to stay while walking along Hadrian's Wall. The rooms are excellent and the couple who run it are interested in you and interesting themselves. The walled garden is amazing. We had a lovely evening meal and a super breakfast. Highly recommended

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Spain
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21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second night on our Hadrians wall trail walk. We had only had to walk 8 miles that day in very pleasant conditions. Nice guest house in a beautiful location with a well planted walled garden. The rooms were very good. Breakfast on our departure was also very good. As there are no pubs or restaurants close by... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Great place to stay, friendly owners, fantastic rooms and amazing breakfast, just what's needed before a long hadrians wall walk, highly recommend it and hope to be back sometime really soon, will book dinner next time for sure

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My Mother, son and I stayed here on 6&7 June whilst attending a family Wedding at nearby St Oswald's church. We were given suggestions of nearby hotels and B&B's, but the Dovecote appealed to me the most, based on what I saw on the website. I'm so pleased I chose it as it was idyllic. Jane greeted us with a... More

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I stayed at the Dovecote on Sunday the 25th May 2014. I was greeted by the owner Jane and shown to my room which was in the main house. The room was immaculate and spacious. Since it was a Bank holiday weekend, the local pub was not serving food, so Jane kindly drove me several miles to one in Wall,... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Warm welcome on arrival. Nice room, well equipped for wet walkers. Good sized communal sitting room / dining room. Yummy full English breakfast, especially the local sausages and homemade jam. Only 10 minute walk from the Hadrian's Wall Trail.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stayed here for one night while on the Hadrians wall Walk. Received a warm welcome with a cup of tea having arrived soaking wet from the rain! Our room was just right with a huge bed! The guest room was also nice and other guests used it and we enjoyed so,e good conversation. Seven guests shared a beautiful, restaurant... More

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We arrived late afternoon at The Dovecote, although we stayed across the road at East House. Jane served tea/coffee and fantastic biscuits in the walled garden and couldn't have made us more welcome. The rooms are large and have good bathrooms. We enjoyed dinner at a large table with 4 other guests, all of whom like us, were walking Hadrian's... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

15 minutes walk up the hill from Chesters fort. Friendly but discreet owners. Very nice dinner after a full days walking (nearest pub is a mile away). Lovely Georgian House with good bathrooms. Quiet and away from the main busy road which cuts through Chollerford. Highly recommended as a stop off point if walking the wall.

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Address: East House, Lincoln Hill, Humshaugh NE46 4BE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Humshaugh
Also Known As:
The Dovecote Humshaugh, England

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unique Grade II Listed, 18th century dovecote. Set in an acre of beautiful gardens, just across the lane from the main family home. The dovecote provides luxury accommodation with bedroom upstairs and living area and shower room downstairs. Guests have use of a private south facing terrace & can relax in the Georgian walled kitchen garden and wildlife area. Next to Hadrian’s Wall footpath and Chesters Roman Fort, on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. ... more   less 
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