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The Elk's Head

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All reviewsthe pubhadrian's walltea and coffee providedguinea fowlspecials boardquiet roadfillet steakan excellent place to staysingle bedevening mealpeaceful locationnight staylovely weekendspent two nightsstayed here for one nightlocal areacomfortable rooms
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here overnight. We needed a dog friendly place and here was perfect. The room we had was basic but clean with a very comfortable bed plus tea and coffee making facilities and a wonderful shower too. Our dog was allowed in the bar (not...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed here for four nights last week. A delightfully peaceful riverside inn with well-furbished bedrooms and an excellent chef. The staff are friendly and attentive and the new manager an absolute ball of energy. Room 6 overlooks the river West Allen (or will do...More

Thank TonyPreston764
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Comfortable accomodation which is in the throws of refurbishing.We look forward to returning in the near future. Good hearty breakfasts and excellent choices of evening meals. A young hardworking staff led by dynamic manager Diane,who never stops. Everyone was most welcoming and efficient . Diane...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This inn is beautifully placed in the North Pennines, and is only a few miles from Hadrian's Wall, Vindolanda, The Roman Army Museum etc. It is a quaint, old world inn, set in nice gardens with a stream running by. It is quiet, and it...More

Thank RKH245
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My wife and I came here on a three night Groupon deal. We know that some voucher deals work, some don't. This one aced it in every department. No short cuts, no 'dumbing down'. Wonderful. Our stay was on the cusp of the previous manager...More

Thank 444AlanR
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Winifred S
19 May 2018|
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Response from John46H | Reviewed this property |
Do not think so. I just went to bus travel options on google maps. Looks like around 2 hours is minimum one way time and you change local buses.
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"From speaking to another couple in hotel it would appear rooms at back of hotel are better, and quieter"
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"Annex is quieter because it is away from any noise from the bar and kitchens."
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"You can't lose -- just staying here is amazing."
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"Spoke to a few of the guests and all commented on being happy with rooms"
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