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Callaly Cottage Retreat

Certificate of Excellence
| Near Whittingham, Callaly, Alnwick NE66 4TA, England
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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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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit, certainly not our last. Couldn't fault the hospitality, the beautiful rooms, the stress releasing massage (if only we could have taken Lyn home with us), the tasty breakfast and the advice for first timers in the county. Wish we had had a longer stay.

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Bromley, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Callaly was our last stop on a week long drive from London to Edinburgh and was a real highlight. We had such a lovely time starting with a warm welcome from Lyn who was incredibly friendly and didn't hesitate in putting the kettle on and making us feel at home. The room was everything we could have asked for with... More 

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go here to escape from the world. We have stayed in both rooms twice now, both so fabulous there's no choosing between them. As usual, Lyn and Calum's hospitality is without rival. We have always spent so much time over breakfast chatting with other guests that the morning is half over before you know it! The location, whilst out in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second visit to this special gem. A quiet and beautiful location in the heart of a very special county. The rooms are spacious, spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated/furnished. There is a wide range of breakfasts, which are beautifully prepared and provide an excellent start to your day. The large garden provides a lovely location for an evening glass of... More 

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Clackmannanshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We stayed at Callaly Cottage for two nights last year and promised to return for a longer visit. This time we stayed a week and, apart from the weather which wasn't too kind, we had a wonderful time. Lyn and Calum are so welcoming and thoughtful, as other reviewers have said, nothing is too much trouble. Lyn was incapacitated while... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

With a wonderful welcome, we were shown to our beautiful room overlooking an amazing garden with fields beyond. Lyn and Callum are great hosts, breakfast was excellent and the packed lunches were delicious. The lounge/dining room is a great place to meet other guests. We love Cumbria but Northumberland, and especially the area around Callaly, has overtaken the Lakes as... More 

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Best b&b I've ever stayed in with lovely room and delicious food.greeted on arrival by wonderful smell of roses from the garden and a cuppa from Lynn, the kind and welcoming hostess. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Peaceful, tranquil B&B in the 'middle of nowhere'. The loudest sounds were the bees buzzing and the birds chirping. Lyn and Callum are perfect hosts and they have really thought of everything guests might need, including a lovely lounge with a small fridge to keep your wine chilled! Breakfasts are gorgeous. The room was lovely, the bathroom HUGE and the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We had a two night break at Callaly Cottage on the way home from a wedding and two days was not enough. The location was beautifully isolated, with scenic views and very tranquil. Lyn and Calum were very welcoming and relaxed hosts, and were able to recommend many places to visit. We really enjoyed the little touches like fresh cut... More 

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The accommodation stylish, spacious and airy, Callaly Cottage is a peaceful base for sightseeing, visiting attractions, activity breaks or simply taking it easy and enjoying the rural tranquility. Lyn's attention to detail ensures you will lack for nothing and her helpful local knowledge provides a wealth of information and suggestions, with maps and guidebooks she will lend for the duration... More 

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