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Laburnum House

31 Topcliffe Road | Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1RX, England
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Laburnum House
Ranked #1 of 25 Thirsk B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Thirsk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Val rang us all up to say she was having a masseur Jon Carlisle to do Swedish massage, Reiki and Hypnotherapy at her B & B. Val got us 50% off and my massage - was fantastic. Had it in Val's living room - was quiet and calming. I thoroughly enjoyed this and Val has made another date for three... More

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We returned again for another week staying in Val's B&B (we would not need to stay anywhere else in Thirsk). Much as already been written about her, welcoming, very helpful manner, delicious breakfast on offer and the immaculate comfort of Laburnum House. Nothing has changed there and we will be back next year. Do read on. Being based in Thirsk... More

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Thirsk
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Val is an absolute star she has gone out of her way for me ! I had to put my car in storage and val has taken me places I need to go ! She's also let me store my suitcases in the spare bedroom and let my son come round and have a shower before we left for the... More

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York, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great weekend staying at Laburnum House. Val the hostess was brilliant She made us so welcome. The breakfast was excellent and the bedroom and bathroom were brilliant the decor is superb. We will be going back there for another stay in the future.

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely one of the best B&Bs I have ever stayed in. Val takes enormous trouble over standards of cleanliness, providing a perfect cooked breakfast, and she equips each room with great care and generosity. She even provides a bottle of fresh spring water each day in the room. For the price I paid, I thought it amazingly good... More

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southsea
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed for 4 nights in june, everything you could wish for in a b and b, rooms excellent, and everything had that little extra something. val couldn't do enough for you, out to help in everyway, food all fresh and served well. lovely clean rooms. nice and peaceful area, and i would have liked to stay their longer. jean... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visitors who were blown away. Travelled with a 9-year old who was having his first experience of this nature, having always had all-inclusive beach hotels.He, as well as my wife and I were taken aback by the quality and hospitality. As well as being a fabulous home it is imaculately clean, great beds, super shower, quality breakfast with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited last weekend on our tandem. Fabulous place, very luxurious, and the host Val is wonderful. Keeping the tandem bike in her garage overnight was absolutely no problem which was very reassuring. Beautifully furnished bedrooms, very much a 5* feel and the orangery is, well, so fantastic that I asked her for the builders phone number! Superb! We will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

6 of us got here several hours late after cycling all day in the rain. Our dry clothes in the car stuck on the motorway. Val could not have done more to get us warm and comfortable. She lent my wife her clothes! The house is immaculate. Val arranged dinner for us at the pub (great), and fed us tea... More

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worcestershire, England
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here overnight whilst doing a super skills course and this B&B was recommended to me, and I understand why. Val was the perfect host, beautiful accommodation, fabulous breakfast, and lots of tea coffee and biscuits in the room. Large tv and adjustable comfy beds. Couldn't recommend this place highly enough.

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Address: 31 Topcliffe Road | Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1RX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Thirsk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Hello my name is Val and I am the proud owner of laburnum house, a deceptively spacious home with contemporary furnishings, overlooking the Hambleton Hills.I am a Yorkshire lass born and bred, and have lived in the area for 55 years so i have good local knowledge. I can recommend places to visit, where to dine, and wonderful walks – as i am a keen walker myself. I am also passionate about Yorkshire!The house is very deceiving from the outside as you will see. There is a new toilet and hand basin downstairs, the guests dining room is large and beautifully furnished, with a fridge, and adjoining the dining room is a new bespoke orangery just finished in time for spring 2013. It is fully furnished with 3 and 2 seater settee and matching armchair and large footstool, 42″ flat TV, Roberts CD/radio player, and also a selection of board games and good reading.There are 3 rooms – 2 double rooms with ensuite, all newly decorated and large flat screen TVs. And a twin room, with remote control Tempur beds and a new bathroom with shower just a few steps over the landing. ... more   less 
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