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Alnwick Moor, Alnwick NE66 2AH, England
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The Shepherds Rest
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights on a B+B basis. Bob the owner was a real character with a story for every situation. From our arrival onward, nothing was too much trouble for him. We had ordered an evening meal on the day of our arrival and it was really tasty and home cooked. There was no... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Had a great time in around Alnwick - possibly the friendliest British town we have ever visited, enhanced by a modest but lovely campsite run by one of the best and most full of character landlord/owners we have had the pleasure to meet . (cheers for the bush too Bob) The town and Castle are a 10 to 15 min... More

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My brother & I both enjoyed our stay here. Cosy room, an excellent & generous cooked breakfast with special sausages in a dinging room with great character. Bob could not have been more welcoming. Great views of the lovely countryside.

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Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My wife Tina and I are travelling full time around the country in our motorhome, We just left The Shepherds Rest this morning after a fabulous weekend in Alnwick. We stayed on the camping and caravanning certified site at the back of the pub and were very impressed - nice clean toilet, clean well appointed shower with endless hot water... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

I have just returned from camping at the shepherd's rest. This was my second visit and already planning another. The camping area and facilities were great with showers and toilets. Just situated behind the pub which offers b&b, lovely food and drinks, fantastic service in a very friendly environment. I had the cavery today for Sunday lunch, huge portions, delicious,... More

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Been a while since we visited Bob for Sunday lunch, and it was nice to be back for his home cooking and pleasant company. As usual the food was excellent, choice of the usual roasts and a special mince and dumplings! All hot, delicious and plenty of it. All four of us cleared our plates and then after a respite... More

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Beverley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This must be the prettiest camp site we have visited. Well kept and tidy and with lovely ducks! However only a cold tap in the campsite toilet. Would have expected hot water for 20 pounds a night. Great location. Landlord Bob is a lovely friendly chap but the food was nothing special. Although it was pleasant we would not visit... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Very disappointed with this B&B. Room very shabby, bathroom tiny and not very clean. There was an overpowering smell in the room which was really outputting. Had already paid for two nights and as Bob was such a nice man, didn't feel we could complain at the time. Would not recommend. Sorry Bob.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We stayed for two nights in August (we was booked for three) the room was a dirty and shabby and at £90 a night we expected more. The breakfast was as previously stated huge but extremely greasy and tasteless and if you prefer something more heart friendly then don't build your hopes up as the bananas were black and the... More

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Washington, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here last night with my folks n partner as was at a wedding do n bob couldn't have been a nicer bloke...so friendly, pub was very homely, rooms were very clean etc bed was sooooo comfy. The cooked breki this morning was ace (just what we needed 4our hangovers haha) highly recommend this place would def go again :-)

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Address: Alnwick Moor, Alnwick NE66 2AH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Alnwick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Shepherds Rest Alnwick, Northumberland

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Olde Worlde pub with coal and log fire. No Juke Boxes, pool tables, just good food and beverages. Peaceful stay and countryside views and only 900 yards from town centre. Breakfast is served in the conservatory. Tea and coffee facilities available in room. All rooms en-suite with TV, Freeview & WiFi. Prices include Bed, Breakfast and evening meal. ... more   less 
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