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Birdsong Cottage B&B

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| Chathill, Brownieside, Alnwick NE67 5HW, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Wragby, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tucked away little gem is a real find. The proprietors were lovely and very welcoming. I stayed in the Haven, having a roof terrace which was bathed in the evening sun and home to the hot tub. In the morning you can watch the sun rise over the North Sea. The room was clean and the homegrown sweet peas... More 

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SandraNorthumberland, Owner at Birdsong Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review and your recommendation. Richard and I are always delighted when our guest enjoy their stay with us and we look forward to seeing you both again soon. More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed at Birdsong B&B for a weekend visit to Northumberland and we loved it. The B&B is a stone’s throw away from the A1, and a reasonably short drive away from Alnwick and Seahouses. The B&B owners, Richard and Sandra, gave us a very friendly warm welcome, and were most helpful in recommending places to dine... More 

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SandraNorthumberland, Owner at Birdsong Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review. It's lovely when we get such good feed back on the highlights of Birdsong Cottage. You're welcome any time, don't wait too long until you come see us again. More 

Alfreton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful place. Delightful hosts, a room where every possible thing has been thought of and a private hot tub to spend the evening relaxing. The bed was high quality and exceptionally comfortable and the room was decorated to an extremely high standard with a boutique feel. We had the perfect break and can't wait to return.

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SandraNorthumberland, Owner at Birdsong Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. Richard and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you both again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

FABULOUS! Beautiful accommodation with real boutique feel. Lovely hosts who were very helpful and facilitated an early check in for us. Super comfy bed and literally every amenity you could imagine- plethora of toiletries, nurofen for sore heads (!) lovely coffee machine in the room, plenty of complimentary chocolates and crisps. Separate but private bathroom with amazing jacuzzi bath. A... More 

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SandraNorthumberland, Owner at Birdsong Cottage B&B, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for the great review. Sorry that you missed out on our local speciality sausage stottie. You will have to come back and see us soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Sadly we only had one night in this lovely Bed and Breakfast. It was incredibly tranquil and relaxing, which was just what we needed before attending a wedding the following day. Our room was perfectly laid out. The bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was a real treat - scented oils, LED lights in the ceiling over the jacuzzi... More 

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SandraNorthumberland, Owner at Birdsong Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for such a fantastic review. It's great to know that our guests feel relaxed and comfortable. (I especially like it when they enjoy my breakfasts!) Hope you enjoyed the book buying and that we see you both again soon. More 

Dunblane
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We spent one night here at the end of a short weekend in Newcastle and Northumberland, so decided to treat ourselves to a little bit of luxury by booking the Haven room. Despite being so close to the A1, the only sound you can hear is the gentle tweets of the sparrows and housemartins. Sandra and Richard were the perfect... More 

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SandraNorthumberland, Owner at Birdsong Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for a great review. Richard and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you have taken away some happy memories. We hope to see you both again soon. More 

Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

What a wonderful place to celebrate our 1st wedding anniversary. Beautiful people & beautiful cottage. Loved hearing the birds & seeing the animals on the hills behind us. Room was lovely & breakfast was yummy. Thank you so much . Will most certanly be returning. Gemma & Carl.

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SandraNorthumberland, Owner at Birdsong Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review. Richard and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and also the wildlife. Hope to see you both again soon. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I only have praise for Birdsong Cottage. I have stayed in a number of B&Bs over the years, including some that call themselves "luxury" and charge ridiculous prices. Birdsong Cottage was honest, beautiful and extremely good value. The owners, Richard and Sandra, were friendly, welcoming and helpful. The room, "Haven," was beautiful. All the details were fantastic - the wonderful... More 

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SandraNorthumberland, Owner at Birdsong Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for a great review. High praise indeed! Great that you enjoyed yourselves and our beautiful county. Hope you come back to Birdsong Cottage very soon, we would love to see you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Sandra and Richard are the perfect hosts and their attention to detail is outstanding. e.g. scented candles and chocolate treats, We stayed in the Swallows Rest room which is beautifully furnished, with a separate stunning bathroom, including a spa bath. Breakfast was wonderful and the fridge, drinks and treats made for a really special break. Plus good WiFi was a... More 

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SandraNorthumberland, Owner at Birdsong Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review. Richard and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed some of our beautiful county. We hope to see you both again soon. Come back and buy another painting :-) More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely amazing little hide away in a beautiful area. Received a warm friendly welcome by the owners Richard and Sandra who were lovely and so friendly. We stayed in Haven room with the most comfiest bed ever with warm colours, lovely scented candles and fantastic decor so on trend was bliss and hot tub was amazing would highly recommend to... More 

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SandraNorthumberland, Owner at Birdsong Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Congratulations! We're so glad that you had a great time - and you got engaged. We wish you all the luck in the world and hope to see you both again soon. More 

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