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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Visited recent!y had an excellent 3 nights b and b . Had evening meals which were of a high standard but not pretentious. Would recommended to anyone looking for country inn type accommodation. Friendly staff and a beautiful part of the world.

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Selby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Visiting Kielder observatory with my girlfriend, after looking for somewhere convenient to stay for the night, stumbled across the Holly Bush Inn - handy location, reasonable price and good reviews. Paid £95 B&B to stay in the Green Room for the night - arrived a little later than intended which meant a quick check in and then down for dinner...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

we stayed here whilst visiting Kielder observatory. Stayed in the Grey room which held three adults comfortably. Cozy room, excellent powerful shower (good after a late night/early morning) and great bar meals. Recommended!

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London
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a walking/Kielder Observatory weekend...small bar with a great firw was very local on the Friday night and they were hilarious...lost it several times listening to them....although good local beers would have contributed to my receptivity! 😆 Food was pretty good but not as good as the The Pheasant on the way to Kielder... Green Room is over...

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TheHollyBushInn, Owner at The Holly Bush Inn, responded to this review

Just for info re the heating - the clocks were not adjusted following power cuts and the heating on the rooms does not actually switch off until check out time. Also you can have a breakfast basket delivered to your room at 10am if you wish to have a lie in... So glad you enjoyed everything else though... Kind regards...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Recently stayed at Holly Bush Inn whilst visiting Kielder observatory. Rooms were very comfortable, bar really welcoming, food hearty and wholesome and the staff very friendly and accommodating. Only 25 mins from observatory so a perfect place to stop when visiting the area for stargazing. Will definitely return to Kielder and will stay at HollyBush inn again.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The meat dishes were OK but there was only one vegetarian starter and one main and both were mushroom based - garlic mushrooms and mushroom stroganoff and the mushroom component seemed to be the same in both dishes. Good draft bitters available.

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TheHollyBushInn, Owner at The Holly Bush Inn, responded to this review

Dave I take your comments on board re veggie options and have discussed a more varied menu with the chef. Thanks for the constructive criticism :-)

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A fantastic inn. They catered brilliantly for 3 boys and were helpful with providing gluten free meals. Friendly service. Lovely spacious rooms. Would definitely recommend! We stayed 3 nights and the food was delicious (however the same menu each night). Half an hour from the observatory. Even though it was cloudy for our stay, the sessions at the observatory were...

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Thank Ruth C
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Small friendly pub, good accommodation and breakfast. Evening meals rather plain. The locals are very friendly albeit a bit noisy which might not please everyone. Our room was above the restaurant which was quiet.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Stayed two nights at the Stargazer Apartment which is part of the Holly Bush Inn business. The apartment is beautifully furnished, very well equipped in an elevated position with panoramic views to enable you to star gaze or just drink in the rolling countryside surrounding the apartment. The setting is very quiet and a short walk to the Holly Bush...

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Leeds
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Stargazing apartment which was amazing. Every window had a fabulous view furnished to a good standard bedding and towels of good quality and the deep bath was a welcome relief after a day walking/cycling around kielder forest/water. Breakfast was lovely and as were the evening meals we had in the cosy pub. The owner and all...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A proper little country pub with award winning accommodation. We are located in the beautiful Northumberland National Park and we have some of the DARKEST SKIES in England. We are very close to Kielder Water and Observatory, Hadrian's Wall, Alnwick Gardens and the Coast. There are some beautiful walks that start from the pub including an ancient BASTLE trail. We have 2 family rooms and also welcome well behaved dogs. Whether you are coming to the area to walk, cycle, star gaze or just relax we can assure you of a very warm welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Holly Bush Inn

Address: Greenhaugh, Northumberland National Park NE48 1PW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Northumberland National Park > Greenhaugh
Price Range: $136 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Holly Bush Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“If required ask for walk in shower as we did. Rooms in cottage next door quieter not that I think any would be really noisy.”
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“Red room above bar which may be noisier but the evening entertainment is awesome and one of the reasons we will go back so it is what it is!”
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“The apartment is apart from the main Inn and very peaceful, We did see other rooms which were lovely.”
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