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Shiki, Japan
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peter and Hilary welcomed us in the early evening with a cup of tea and an enjoyable chat. We had so much in common and we learnt so much about the local area. Encountering friendly people along the way really makes a trip and Peter and Hilary did this so easily. Sauntering through the wonderful English countryside was one of... More 

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Framlingham, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We decided to have a few days away to visit some museums and locations we had not been to for a long time. We began with a visit to Beamish Museum. Low Urpeth Farm is minutes away. What a wonderful night, such a comfortable bed, beautiful room and handy en suite (no luxurious toiletries for us though ;-( Peter made... More 

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Cheshire, England
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I picked this B&B because of the Trip Advisor reviews though I did wonder if they were genuine because they seemed so gushing. Having stayed a night I realise they are genuine. This is what I look for in a place to stay: lovely room, good facilities, nice people, quality breakfast. Would recommend highly to anyone with similar priorities.

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Brisbane, Australia
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

A warm welcoming home to return to after a day of touring about. Very comfortable room with fresh linen, large fluffy towels and lovely toiletries. Such a comfortable bed. Hilary and Peter are lovely hosts with a warm friendly way with people. Appreciated the farm location surrounded by grain paddocks rather than buildings. Plenty of secure parking. Loved the breakfast... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Booked 2 nights B&B and had a lovely surprise to be given Katie's Cottage (named after the family dog). The cottage has 1 double room with en suite and 1 twin room with en-suite. The kitchen has dishwasher, washing machine and great sized fridge-freezer, together with all crockery/ glass ware and every other kitchen utensil you could possibly need. The... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

After a long day's drive, this was a perfect place to arrive. Wonderful location, easy to find, spotless bedroom, and a perfect hostess. The rooms were immaculate, bear in mind this is a very old house, so expect uneven floors and antique furniture, it's all part of the charm! Breakfast is also just what you'd expect, excellent ingredients, fresh local... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

I stayed in the main house and my friends in the self catering annexe. I can't fault Low Urpeth Farm in any way. My bedroom was spotlessly clean, and so was the annexe. We cooked our own dinner in the annexe, which had a fully equipped kitchen. The breakfast in the morning can only be described as excellent. The breakfast... More 

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Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 January 2015

The farmhouse at Low Urpeth is on a 500 acre farm, worked by the Johnson family for several centuries. It is beautifully situated; walking from the Ouston Roundabout towards the house, you are reminded of every children’s book you ever read that was set in the English countryside. There is a sitting-room for guests, in which we were welcomed with... More 

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lowurpeth2011, Owner at Low Urpeth Farm B&B, responded to this review

Susan, Many thanks for your lovely descriptive comments regarding your stay at Low Urpeth Farm. We are glad that you enjoyed the wonderful countryside and ambience at Low Urpeth. With best wishes and we hope to see you again soon. Peter and Hilary More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 December 2014

We wanted a nice self-catering cottage to be near to our Grandparents to spend Christmas time together. My fiance found a self-catering bungalow on Low Urpeth Farm which has B&B in addition to self catering bungalows- and what a find! An absolute treat which far surpassed what we'd imagined. Such loving details! There was a beautiful Christmas tree with twinkly... More 

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lowurpeth2011, Owner at Low Urpeth Farm B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments regarding your stay at the Bungalow at Low Urpeth over Christmas. We love decorating the self catering cottages for our guests especially at Christmas. We are also pleased that you liked our new large fluffy bath towels - we like them too! We hope to see you again in the future. With... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 12 December 2014

Having holidayed at Low Urpeth before, in one of the self-catering cottages, we knew exactly where to stay for a short visit to the North East last month. This time, since it was only for a few days, the B&B rather than the self-catering option was more suitable. We weren't disappointed. Hilary and Peter run a lovely, welcoming service -... More 

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lowurpeth2011, Owner at Low Urpeth Farm B&B, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely comments about your stay at Low Urpeth. We were impressed with all your walking. We are pleased you appreciated the real coal fire when you returned from your walk and the bird table outside the dining room window with binocular and bird reference books. We look forward to welcoming you to Low Urpeth in the... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
North East Eng Tourism Award Best B&B Gold '12: Award winning Low Urpeth Farm is a family run B&B (4 Star Gold) on a working farm 3 miles from Beamish Museum & Durham County Cricket at Chester-le-Street, 20-25 mins from Durham City, Sunderland, 15-20 mins from Washington, Gateshead, Newcastle & Team Valley. Self Catering Cottages are also available. The stone Farmhouse B&B which dates back to 1898, is 4 Star Gold & has three large shower en-suite bedrooms (Double/Twin/King) with tea/coffee welcome tray, large luxury bath towels, including free WiFi internet access. A lounge is also available for guests. Sample the award winning Cracking Urpeth Breakfast served in the splendid traditional dining room overlooking the mature garden and fields. Choose from the superb choice "Cracking Urpeth Breakfast", Northumberland Sausages & Onion Marmalade, Poached Eggs or Smoked Salmon and Scrambled eggs on muffins, a selection of fresh fruits, nuts/seeds and yoghurts. Vegetarian and other dietary options also catered for. Our breakfast, where possible, is fabulous locally sourced farm-assured, seasonal, organic and/or fair-trade produce mainly from County Durham, Northumberland and Tyne & Wear and our own brand HILARY'S HOMEMADE Wholemeal & Jams to name. Recent Awards: 2012 North East England Toursim Best B&B Gold. 2013/2009 TasteDurham: Highest Quality & Local Produce; 2011 Scores on the Doors (Food Hygiene) 5 out of 5; 2012 & 2011 North East England Tourism Taste Bronze; 2012/2010 Enjoy England Breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Low Urpeth Farm B&B

Address: Low Urpeth Farm Near Beamish, Chester-le-Street DH2 1BD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Chester-le-Street
Price Range: $74 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Low Urpeth Farm B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Low Urpeth Farm B&B Chester-Le-Street, Durham
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