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Member Exclusive – 2-nt Northumberland getaway w/tasting menu, 46% off

Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant
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Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant is a converted 18th-century farmhouse with its own observatory in rural Northumberland, a region dotted with medieval castles and Roman ruins. Two-night breaks are now $350 -- saving 46% -- and include:

  • Two nights' accommodation in a Standard Room, with daily full English breakfast and fresh fruit in the room on arrival, for two
  • A tasting-menu dinner on the first night (worth $79 per person)
  • Tickets to the hotel's dark sky observatory (worth $40 per person)
  • It's $490 for a 3-night stay, with daily breakfast, dinner on the first night and observatory tickets on the second night
  • Stay in a Lodge for an extra $53 per room, per night

Why We Love It

  • This cosy hotel is in a picturesque village in Northumberland, 10 minutes' drive from Hadrian's Wall
  • The restaurant serves local produce and holds multiple awards for sustainability
  • You can stargaze at the on-site observatory, under the darkest skies in England

Overview

Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant is an 18th-century former farmhouse in the village of Wark, which is bounded by the River North Tyne and is 10 minutes' drive from Chesters Roman Fort, a well-preserved cavalry fort that's part of Hadrian's Wall.

Northumberland has the darkest skies in England, so the hotel's observatory is a great place to stargaze. Northumberland National Park, "England's last great wilderness... 405 square miles of natural wonderland" (Lonely Planet), is also a 10-minute drive from the hotel.

Hexham Abbey and Vindolanda -- an excavated Roman village with bath-house ruins -- are both less than 30 minutes' drive away. You can also drive 90 minutes to the coast to visit the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, or watch the sun set behind Bamburgh Castle.

The property is "one of the greenest hotels in the country, with a host of different eco-friendly systems in place" (The AA). It won the AA Eco Hotel of the Year Award 2016-17 and the Sustainable Tourism Award in the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2017, and boasts a Green Tourism Gold award, too. Seasonal ingredients are grown in the kitchen gardens, and the bar serves Fairtrade wines and ales from local microbreweries.

Rooms are "well-appointed and presented with quality beds, décor and flooring as standard" (The AA). Dogs can stay in some rooms for an extra £10 per night (payable direct to the hotel).

Ask reception for a leaflet of local walks.

Amenities

General

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free
  • No elevator / lift

Services

  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 10:30am.

Children and additional guests: Infant's cot/cribs and extra beds are not available.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request in limited rooms only and by prior arrangement: £10 per pet, per night. Please contact the hotel directly to confirm availability of a pet-friendly room. Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: The tasting-menu is a set menu, so the hotel must be notified in advance of any dietary requirements. For vegetarian guests, the hotel offers a 5-course taster rather than an 8-course taster.
Please use the Special Requests field to indicate any dietary requirements/preferences.

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When You Can Go

Sun-Thu 1 Mar-31 May; +$35 Fri & Sat

100%
Enjoyed This
(233 Member Ratings)
"High standard of food and friendliness of staff"
Jean
27. Nov 2018
Otley, United Kingdom

Getting There

Parking is free. The hotel is 15 minutes' drive from the A68. Hexham railway station is 20 minutes' drive away. The 680 bus runs from Hexham to Wark and takes 35 minutes.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm AET

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

100%
Enjoyed This
(233 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Preystone Property Investments Limited (t/a Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant) over the past 15 months.
4.5 Ambiance
4.5 Location
4.4 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
High standard of food and friendliness of staff
Other Comments
we will certainly hope to spend another long weekend at this hotel
Jean 27. Nov 2018 Otley, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The food
simon 27. Nov 2018 Pickering, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Superb food , morag on reception was fantastic !
Sally 27. Nov 2018 Quatford Bridgnorth Shropshire, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The bar, good selection of local beers and extensive gin selection
mark 26. Nov 2018 Lancasterlancaster, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Visit to the observatory. Food was excellent.
Other Comments
Visit to the onsite observatory is a 'must see'
Howard 26. Nov 2018 Doncaster, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Excellent food,lovely rooms and friendly staff.
Other Comments
The hotel was really cosy with a lovely log fire. The staff were smiling and helpful at all times. I would definitely recommend.
Lynda 24. Nov 2018 Barrow-in-FurnessB, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
This hotel really is trying to be very environmentally friendly with it's green energy production, fruit, vegetables, herbs and mushrooms produced on site.
Other Comments
Observatory was also brilliant.
Susan 20. Nov 2018 Brewood, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Food was outstanding, staff were exceptional - friendly but attentive and professional. Nothing was too much trouble.
Other Comments
Exceeded our expectations, we will definitely go back soon
RACHEL 19. Nov 2018 Workington, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The room, the staff , the food etc, etc
Other Comments
Having an observatory on site, providing two to three hour courses on everything stellar was excellent
Tom 19. Nov 2018 NottinghamNottingham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
We had the eight course tasting menu on the first night and it was superb. We did not take up the offer of matching wines at an additional cost but wished we had.
Pauline 19. Nov 2018 Beverley, United Kingdom

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