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Main kitchen with 4 oven Aga, halogen hob, 2 integrated dishwashers, integrated fridge Dining room seating 16- 22
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37 reviews
Private driveway
Main kitchen with 4 oven Aga, halogen hob, 2 integrated dishwashers, integrated fridge
Dining room seating 16- 22
Drawing room
Snug with Sky TV
Hall
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 7
Bedroom 1 ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 3 ensuite bathroom
Family bathroom
Private garden
Private garden
Private garden
Play area in private garden
Brunton House
Highest VisitEngland ratings and award for the 6th consecutive year
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Manor House -
8 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16
Newton by the Sea, Alnwick, Northumberland, England

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Excellent - based on 37 reviews
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Janice B
france
2 reviews
“Wonderful location, very comfortable and well appointed cottage”
Reviewed April 16, 2018 for a stay in April 2018

Quiet restful location in a farm with river running outside window.
Nearest sea is at Embleton Bay a few minutes by car. Lovely walks to ruined castle.
Alnick Alnmouth Seahouses and Bambrough all within easy reach.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Apr 17, 2018
Thank you for your really useful description - it will help other guests choosing a place to stay and I hope it will convince them that Brunton is the perfect spot.

Lucia
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andreamil...
Robertsbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
“Exceptional accommodation with an exceptional view”
Reviewed April 9, 2018 for a stay in March 2018

We had had a wonderful time at Brunton Burn. The accommodation was perfect. A welcome pack with local produce was an unexpected surprise. On opening the front door we were greeted by the most beautiful view of a 'burn'. The beaches at Bamburgh and Newton by the sea were just amazing. We were lucky to have sunny days but the walks on the beaches were incredible. We even managed a crab stottie and prosecco outdoors on my birthday at The Ship Inn (Newton by the Sea) after our long walk on the beach. A log burner was always awaiting our return with unlimited supply of logs. A visit to Barters books in Alnwick for breakfast (which was top quality) is a must. We used our National Trust membership at Cragside and Wallington House. A train ride to Edinburgh enabled us to meet up with our friends. We want to keep it a secret so it is always available for us but it is too gorgeous not to share.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Apr 10, 2018
Thank you very much sharing your ‘secret’.

Brunton Burn is very special and we are really pleased you made so much of your holiday visiting so many places from there. It is a good spot isn’t it?

We look forward to having you again.

Best wishes

Lucia
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35PJM
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
“A perfect return to Mill Race”
Reviewed March 23, 2018 for a stay in March 2018

We first stayed in Mill Race in October 2012 when I proposed to my now wife, Elly, on nearby Bamburgh beach. It was our first trip back since, and this time we were accompanied by our daughter Freya, just four months old. We had a wonderful week enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the cottage, as well as wonderful walks along the Northumbrian coastline. The owners and manager couldn’t have been more helpful or welcoming and the cottage was as perfect as we remembered it. We will definitely be back!

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Management Response
Mar 25, 2018
We were so pleased that you came back, and with Freya too. I am thrilled that 6 years haven't taken the edge off Mill Race and you found Northumberland as peaceful as ever. We look forward to welcoming you back again, but hope it is sooner than 6 years next time.

Best wishes

Lucia
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Sharo46
northumberland
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“Outstanding luxurious home”
Reviewed January 12, 2018 for a stay in January 2018

Faultless luxury accommodation in beautiful Northumberland. Booked house and cottage for 21 family members , aged 5 - 80 to celebrate my retirement. The help and assistance from Chris was fabulous from our first enquiry to booking our chef. Plenty of space and things to do no matter what the weather. We all loved the house that much we are looking to make this an annual event.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jan 19, 2018
Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I am so pleased that Brunton marked the beginning of your retirement in such a happy way - and we would love to welcome you back. I think you have to finish a ‘Round the World’ trip first... but, as we know.. Northumberland can beat anywhere. Best wishes Lucia
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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
“Faultless, Fantastic, Fabulous!”
Reviewed May 9, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Brunton House is THE most fabulous place. We stayed for a celebratory long weekend with family from all over the country and have discovered a very special place. Everything has been thought of here, you will want for nothing. Super friendly people, stunning location, incredible house, pure luxury. Wonderful food from Mick Holland too. Great place for kids and grown ups too. We will definitely be back.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
May 11, 2017
Thank you for your utterly lovely review. We knew we could share Brunton and we hoped it would attract parties just like yours - so we have to thank you!

Please come back soon. The sun is shining as I write and the wisteria looks amazing, but it is also lovely and cosy in the winter.

Best wishes

Lucia
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MAH48
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Perfect Retreat”
Reviewed May 1, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

I stayed at Brunton Burn and could see immediately why Visit England had awarded this property 5 stars. It was immaculate and had everything you needed for a comfortable stay. The cottage is in a very peaceful spot yet within easy reach of the A1 and there are a host of places to visit. I particularly enjoyed the drive across the moors to Cragside [NT], Holy Island, the walk from Craster to Dunstanburgh Castleand Alnwick Castle and Gardens. If you are looking for a peaceful getaway I can fully recommend this charming barn conversion.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
May 3, 2017
Thank you very much for your comments. It is peaceful here isn't it? I wonder if you had a sight of the otters of at least the swans on the lake. You sound as if you made the most of your time here and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Best wishes. Lucia
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Bobbin99
London
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Fabulous”
Reviewed April 22, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

We have just returned from a week at Brunton House celebrating a 70th birthday and none of us wanted to leave. We were a mixed age group (oldest 70, youngest 10 plus a couple of little dogs) and the house and surrounding area had plenty to keep everyone happy. The house itself has been decorated to an extremely high standard. It was immaculately clean on arrival with a very generous welcome basket left for us in the kitchen. It is spacious, elegant and very comfortable. The beds, bed linen and bath towels were all top quality too. The house is surrounded by fields, woodland and a garden with a play area for children (swings, swing ball, badminton) and very close to the most amazing sandy beaches and castles. A trip out to the Farne Islands is highly recommended too. All in all a wonderful week and we'll definitely be coming back!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Apr 24, 2017
Thank you for your lovely review and we are so pleased that you had such a happy time together. You certainly made the most of everything from what I hear.
You will be pleased to hear that John the plumber mended the tap in the bathroom today, so no more funny noises when it is turned on!

Please do come again - maybe one of the cottages if it is just a small party.

Best wishes

Lucia
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