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Blacketts Retreat Bed and Breakfast

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Mike and Janine are wonderful thoughtful hosts, with fantastic comfortable rooms and good hearty breakfasts. The view from my room was to die for. The perfect retreat and it revived me for my final day of the C2C. Thanks so much.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We rented the cottage for a week at the end of July. Our party consisted of three adults, two children and a Jack Russell. We had a fabulous time. Mike and Janine made us feel very welcome and the cottage was lovely, clean, cosy but spacious. It was great because we felt that we could ask for any help or...

Thank Bob N
196janines, Owner at Blacketts Retreat Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you come to stay with us again 😀 Mike and Janine Swindale

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Mike & Janine are perfect host's. On arrival after a long cycle ride we were offered tea and biscuits and shown to our room which was very nice. Comfy bed and good shower. We also had a sitting room to ourselves which was great once the fire was lit and roaring away. Breakfast the next morning was perfect looking out...

Thank Beastfromnortheast
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This has to be one of the best B&Bs in the country. Location - superb. Facilities - superb. Hosts - superb. Distance to pub - superb. Beds - better than superb. And the breakfast, well it lasted us to the coast and back to Newcastle, that is how good it was.

1Thank magoo1406
196janines, Owner at Blacketts Retreat Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this lovely review, we're lost for words. We aim to give our customers the service we would like to receive when we go away and we're delighted you feel this way and hope you visit again. Mike and Janine

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is an absolutely lovely B&B! My father and I stayed here on our last night if the Coast to Coast bike ride. Our bikes were out away safely and we were welcomed warmly by Mike and Janine! Our room was lovely and the beds were extremely comfortable! I'm the morning we had a wonderful breakfast, including home made jam...

2Thank nat292016
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I am staying here tonight while doing the Coast2Coast cycle ride. The room is lovely. I have the ensuite room, it is large, clean, just perfect. As I arrived I was offered coffee or tea and shown my room. Excellent customer service. The guest house is at the top of a bit of a bank but after cycling up hills...

1Thank Tonyhan123
196janines, Owner at Blacketts Retreat Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much and I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Please do visit again and we hope the rest of your cycle went well. Mike

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Stayed overnight during the C2C and it was absolutely fantastic. The most welcoming host's we could have asked for and everything else was just a bonus. The house was lovely, living room area with a fire place, dining area with plenty of room and 3 bedrooms, all of which were beautifully looked after. Our beds even had electric blankets, something...

1Thank NewKAA
196janines, Owner at Blacketts Retreat Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you your lovely review and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again :-)

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Greeted with a warm welcome and a cup of coffee after a long day in the saddle was just what the doctor ordered. The B&B is in a great spot for those doing the 3 day C2C bike ride as it leaves a relatively relaxed third day. the rooms were really comfy, the breakfast was superb and the owner even...

2Thank Noel F
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We stayed with the new owners as B&B guests over the New Year, and are happy to report that the previous high standards have been maintained. Our hosts could not have been more welcoming, and this lovely property is located in a very quiet and peaceful position. The steep drive to reach it is well worth it just for the...

2Thank ambridge78
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015

lovely old house with a quirky set up. Comfy rooms, clean and everything provided. lounge and kitchen for use aswell. Good food at local pub. All in all a lovely quaint place to stay in a lovely 'time forgot' location. We did the coast to coast and founf this a relaxing stop off point (although the hill out towards Stanhope...

1Thank ohsosharp01

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blacketts Retreat at Newhouses is a warm comfortable traditional cottage, a short walk from the village centre, with fantastic views over the fells, providing excellent accommodation for visitors throughout the year. We offer six beds, comprising 1 super king / twin en suite, 1 twin and 1 double room with shared bathroom facilities. We live onsite but guests have their own lounge and dining room facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blacketts Retreat Bed and Breakfast

Address: Newhouses, Allenheads NE47 9HX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Allenheads
Number of rooms: 3
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“all rooms are superb”
magoo1406, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“you wont be disappointed with this fab place”
steve9uk, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had the 2 twin rooms between us, one with en suite and one without but as there only 3 rooms in the B&B you are only sharing the bathroom with one other room (a double) so it's not really a problem”
bald_wizard, 4 May 2015 | Read review
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