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The Dovecote

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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
  • Location
    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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North America
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful B&B. One of the rooms - the one we stayed in - it's actually a little miniature house made out of a converted dovecote; it has a kitchen and shower downstairs and a large bedroom upstairs full of the alcoves where doves used to nest. The B&B has an incredible garden and beautiful views. The owners... More

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Devon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good B&B, set in a large traditional-style house very close to the Hadrian’s Wall walk (which we were doing). Friendly hosts welcomed us with a pot of tea and nice biscuits on arrival. Good sized room, large comfortable bed, good en suite. Nice breakfast. Got some useful advice on the next leg of the walk; it was... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

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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4 hotel reviews
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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
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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 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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45 hotel reviews
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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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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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