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What our visitors said about us...

'Great place to stay - fantastic hospitality' - Terrie, Nov 2014, Trip Advisor


'A very warm welcome for a young family who arrived quite late.' - Helen, Nov 2014,

'The most comfortable stay in a Bed and Breakfast. A home away from home.' - Linda (Aus), Oct 2014,

'Overall just what you want from a Bed and Breakfast, friendly welcome, comfortable room and a great breakfast.' - Martin, July 2014, Trip Advisor

Gold Star Award Guest House 2014

'We were delighted to arrive at such a charming destination.' - Jilly, Oct 2014 Trip Advisor

'Breakfas was superb with local fresh produce and lots of it.' - Ann N, Sept 2014, Trip Advisor

'Home from Home relaxing stay, we really enjoied it.' - Yvonne, July 2014, Web Review

'Breakfast should win an award, locally sourced bacon and sausages, eggs from the ladies in the garden and homemade bread and marmelade.' - Phil, Oct 2014, Trip Advisor

'Breakfast was agreed at a time that suited us. Food is localy sourced and made 'with love' which is why it tastes so good. My son said 'the best English breakfast I have ever had' and I can recommend the porridge and homemade fruit compote.' - Helen, Jan 2014,

'Catered for Food Allergies at Breakfast despite short notice.' - Annette, Sept 2014,

'The Guest longue was comfy and decorated with warmth and personality.' - Mitha, Nov 2014,

'There is a lovely Guest's Lounge to relax in.' - Linda (AUS), Oct 2015,

'The younger children were invited to use the well-equipped playroom.' - Helen, Jan 2015,

'Our little boy loved the hens in the garden.' - Sophie, July 2015, Trip Advisor
'Little gifts for the children and inviting them to feed the hens.' - Helen, Nov 2015,

'The choice of beverages and snacks was unbelivable. Never before experienced such a choice.' - Tricia, Jan 2015,

'The complimentary warms drinks tray said it all, everything you needed and more plus homemade biscuits.' - Tony, Oct 2016, Trip Advisor

'A well stocked tea/coffee table and bathroom with extra blankets, iron and board, hairdryer easily found.' - Molly, Aug 2016, Trip Advisor

Home from Home' - BlackmanR, Jan 2016, Trip Advisor

'What a lovely place to stay.' - Phil, Oct 2016, Trip Advisor

'Great Place, great hosts can't recommend them highly enough' - Helen, Jan 2016

'Perfect for a break. We have stayed many times in the area over the years and this is the best.' - Roz, Dec 2016,

'Breakfast was fantastic and plentiful. I would recommend this accommodation to anyone and will definitely stay here again' James A May 2016, Trip Adviser

'That's the way to do it! Joyen, Italy, Trip Adviser March 2017

'An absolute treat!' Floyd UK, June 2017

'Absolutely charming -great find. We booked Initially because every hotel and B&B in Durham City was full but what a stroke of luck that turned out to be! Chickenjools, Herts Trip Adviser July 2017

'A cosy and welcoming B & B with beautiful rooms' Veronica UK, Aug 2017

'Amazing hospitality made for a wonderful stay - Pauline and Keith take hospitality to another level and I almost didn't want to write a Review in case the place gets too popular and won't be able to accommodate us next time! Maria B, Kendal UK, March 2018 Trip Adviser
'A Little Gem - This is an amazing B&B that should not be passed by' Gail D Trip Adviser Feb 2018

'A great room with lots of tiny, noticeable things that make all the difference' Young couple UK, October 2018

'Great welcome -ideal for cyclists' Hamilp Trip Adviser Oct 2018

'The B&B is lovely, very clean and well presented. The rooms are excellent and attention to detail is noticeable.' Martin R, Exeter UK, Trip Adviser Feb 2018

Good location in a lovely village. Keith and Pauline are excellent hosts' David UK,, April 2019

'Excellent in all aspects. I have been a few times and I am always made welcome. They pick me up from the station and take me back at the end of my trip, which is unbelievable really...' DavidJ297JH, Solihull UK, Trip Adviser, May 2019

'We were sorry to be only staying one night' P&J, Switzerland,, May 2019

'Perfect start to our visit to Northumberland' Shelagh UK,, June 2019

The newest certifcate from TripAdvisor:

“We are thrilled to be working with the best hotels in United Kingdom and The Old Post Office Lanchester is certainly among them” - Alberto Castellucchio, market manager of HotelsCombined United Kingdom



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