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Fairshaw Rigg

0.3 km from Low Gate centre
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Low Gate, Hexham NE46 2NW, England
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We stayed for three nights to dome some walking and visit a few National Trust properties in the area. The rooms are comfortable and well equipped, breakfast is excellent with a good choice of dishes, and the hosts are very pleasant and helpful. The location, so close to Hexham, is convenient for a wide choice of Pubs and Restaurants. If...

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Great-justo-get-away, Owner at Fairshaw Rigg, responded to this review

Many thanks Erik - we are fortunate to have so many great places to eat just a short drive away. Really appreciate all your positive sentiments and hope to see you again one day. (The Jacket is on it's way).

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2014

By far the best B&B we have stayed at - modern, spotlessly clean, peaceful and with every little personal touch thought of. Our children travelled with us and enjoyed the dogs, Alpacas and the trampoline. The breakfast was excellent and both Paul and Kathryn were the perfect hosts; nothing was too much trouble.

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Great-justo-get-away, Owner at Fairshaw Rigg, responded to this review

It was great to meet the whole family and glad you had just a good if brief stay - hope you can come another time for longer? Really appreciate all your kind words.

north east Hampshire
Reviewed 24 August 2014

A welcoming B&B with large, comfortable rooms and Llamas to look at while you are enjoying an excellent breakfast. This is a great place to stay - quiet, well run and friendly. There are dogs and cats to chat to if you are missing your own pets.

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Great-justo-get-away, Owner at Fairshaw Rigg, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review - though they are alpacas of course:-) The pets do love meeting visitors too. Do please come again

Hull
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Stayed at Fairshaw Rigg for two nights, great location just outside Hexham, close to vindolanda site and the Roman army museum, both of which we enjoyed very much. The accommodation is first class, beautifully decorated and furnished to a high standard. We enjoyed two very good nights sleep. It was immaculately clean. Also lovely to see the alpacas in the...

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Great-justo-get-away, Owner at Fairshaw Rigg, responded to this review

Thanks so much Jo, Your kind comments are really appreciated. The alpaca cria continue to thrive in this nice late summer sun. Hope to see you again.

Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The room was clean, beautifully furnished and very comfortable. The served breakfast was very tasty. The attached alpaca farm made the stay more of an experience than just a place to rest. Paul and Kathryn were very friendly and accommodating. Kindly booked us a reservation at a local Pub which served great food. Convenient location for travelling to attractions in...

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Great-justo-get-away, Owner at Fairshaw Rigg, responded to this review

We hope you will stay again! We really appreciate all your positive feedback and are so pleased you enjoyed your time in Northumberland with us.

Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2014

A nice quiet B&B that is ideal for a visit to Hadrian's Wall. There are alpacas and chickens. The rooms are very well decorated, modern and clean. Breakfast was of a very high standard with fresh eggs and homemade jam. Paul was very helpful with advice on the wall.

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Great-justo-get-away, Owner at Fairshaw Rigg, responded to this review

It was great to meet you both and glad you enjoyed your room and the breakfast. Hope to see you again.

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We spent only two nights with Paul and Kathryn , visiting long lost relations in the area, having to leave one day earlier than planned, but could not fault their super B&B .Great Location and every aspect was first class . Comfortable bed in spotless room, and super breakfasts- don't pass up on the home baked bread. Paul kindly indulged...

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Great-justo-get-away, Owner at Fairshaw Rigg, responded to this review

We really appreciate the 5 stars! We do work hard but it is so worth it when people enjoy themselves. The young alpacas are flourishing with still one to arrive. Hope to see you on your next visit to the family. Thanks so much.

Reviewed 5 August 2014

We stayed 5 nights at the Fairshaw Rigg - it is in such a good location to explore Hadrian's Wall and get to the beautiful coast. Rooms and facilities are great. Breakfasts were the best - especially the scrambled eggs and homemade bread! Thanks to Paul and Kathryn for being so friendly and helpful!

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Great-justo-get-away, Owner at Fairshaw Rigg, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay and the boys seemed to love all the roman history. Thanks for your kind review and hope you will return.

Fremont, California
Reviewed 31 July 2014

We were unusually high-maintenance visitors, arriving in the middle of a World Cup playoff match, and then promptly losing our keys in our car. Paul and Kathryn were charming, gracious and helpful, and it was Paul who found our keys the next day. They were probably glad to see us go, but you would never have known it from how...

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Great-justo-get-away, Owner at Fairshaw Rigg, responded to this review

Valerie - we enjoyed hosting you and it was a pleasant distraction from England's woeful displays. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and hope to see you again one day.

Watton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2014

In a quiet but handy location, we found this extremely comfortable and Paul was most helpful. We came to this without seeing any details as our stay was treat from our family. Breakfast was wonderful and the location is really good for exploring the Hexam area and beyond.

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Great-justo-get-away, Owner at Fairshaw Rigg, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your "treat" so much and thank you for posting such a nice review.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fairshaw Rigg is an exclusive 5*, silver awarded, bed and breakfast establishment near Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland. Our guests always enjoy a warm and friendly welcome and accommodation of a very high standard. Relax in our luxurious bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms whilst enjoying tranquillity, privacy and individual service. Fairshaw Rigg is a small working alpaca farm where we specialise in breeding top quality black alpacas, most of which graze happily next to the house. Situated just 2 miles SW of the famous market town of Hexham, Fairshaw Rigg is near many places of natural beauty and historic interest. Hadrian’s Wall is very close by together with numerous other Roman sites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairshaw Rigg

Address: Low Gate, Hexham NE46 2NW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Hexham > Low Gate
Price Range: $139 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairshaw Rigg 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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