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The Dovecote

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East House, Lincoln Hill, Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4BE, England
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We feel very lucky to have spent the first night of our Hadrian's Wall walk in the Dovecote at East House. The gardens are spectacular and we enjoyed a lovely dinner and substantial breakfast with the other guests. I wish we could have stayed more than one night at this beautiful and friendly place. Highly reccomended!

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Borlange, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent our second night here on our Hadrian wall walk. We had the luck of being lodged in the dovecot itself. Insist of this if it´s available! It is a two floor little building. The entire top floor is the sleeping room. The bottom floor has a modern and quite luxurious bathroom and a stove and sink. Not a... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very warm and friendly welcome awaited us after a long day on the Hadrian's Wall walk. This place is lovely, the gardens are delightful and the host amazing. We ate here and had a lovely meal with wine. Our room was comfortable and had everything we needed. Great breakfast choices too.

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W Sussex, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Difficult to get more off the beaten track, but we stayed here during our Hadrian's Wall walk. Our hosts gave us a very warm welcome (even came out looking for us when we were a bit late to arrive), and the food was most welcome - some serious carb loading ;-) Breakfast was equally as good.

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long day walking along Hadrians Wall we were given a very warm welcome from David who served us tea and biscuits in their beautiful walled garden. David also gave us a lift to the nearby Crown Inn where we had a great meal. Our room was very pleasant and the shower was great. Breakfast was served around a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Stayed at the Dovecote on our walk along Hadrian's Wall. Remarkable cottage once a real dovecote, complete with original nest holes. Thankfully all refurbished and the doves evicted. Really well fitted out, although some may find the kitchen/bathroom area small if staying for more the just the night, but it was ideal for us. Hosts were really friendly and helpful,... More 

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Wateringbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

As two retired couples, we stayed at the Dovecote for a night before beginning our walk along Hadrians wall, drove to Newtown, near Brampton, and then walked back to the Dovecote over three days. As we reached the end of the journey, we were really looking forward to spending another night in the huge and wonderfully comfortable beds in the... More 

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Peterborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

If you are walking Hadrian's Wall, visiting Chester Fort or Hexham, or just wanting to retreat, the Dovecote B&B offers a charm-filled space to relax and enjoy quiet countryside. If you are vegan, so much the better, the local curry delivery is outstanding too. Breakfast hospitality in the main house was cheering and fullsome. Our only regret is that we... More 

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Bempton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Great couple and a great stay. We were even chauffer driven to the accommodation by Jane's husband who luckily was passing as we trudged up to the house. He took pity on us as we must have looked like we were on our last leg's having walked from Heddon on the Wall. Tea and biscuits in the garden on arrival... More 

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Sotogrande, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

This is a good location for Hadrian's wall. The owners where very welcoming and even provided an evening meal. The room was large and clean. There was good wifi in the lounge/dinning room. Breakfast was very good, the scrambled eggs with smoked salmon was a lovely treat.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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 

Additional Information about The Dovecote

Address: East House, Lincoln Hill, Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4BE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Hexham > Humshaugh
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Dovecote Humshaugh, England
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