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Tewkesbury, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Home from home atmosphere. Great hosts, John & Pat. Very comfy, clean and tidy room (Lilac Room), slept well with plenty of space for our clothes and bits & pieces. Beautiful views and walks nearby. Great breakfast. Quiet village with a lovely pub for evening meals. Generally quiet area and will be returning in the future. Would not hesitate to...

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abbotsthorn, Owner at Abbots Thorn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it means a lot to us when we get it right😉.So glad you enjoyed your stay, Pat and I look forward to seeing you in the future, with Molly of course.

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

First visit to the Dales and certainly won't be our last. First class attention to detail from John & Pat. Comfortable room( Lilac) delicious breakfast, loved the porridge special thank you John! Foresters Arms ideally situated for evening meal. Had our Labrador Maddy with us who was even given her own dog towel. She also enjoyed a very comfortable stay...

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abbotsthorn, Owner at Abbots Thorn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it's great that our guests like what we do, makes it all worth while, we look forward to seeing you again, until then enjoy yourselves:-))

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Stayed for 3 nights in July and chose Abbots Thorn because of the reviews. Reviews were spot on. This is a lovely B & B and hosts Pat & ... whatshisname ... oh, yes, John !! (that'll teach you for calling me Lesley !!) were excellent hosts. Breakfast was great and the homemade bread was scrummy. John's map skills are...

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abbotsthorn, Owner at Abbots Thorn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, glad you both enjoyed your stay it was fun, we try to be relaxed and happy and if we can show you areas for fantastic sceneryfor you to see we will, we would be pleased to see you back at any time, cheers.

Driffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stayed in the Lilac Room - it was very comfortable with a lovely en-suite. Plenty of drawer and hanging space for clothes. The hospitality tray in the room was very well stocked which is very welcome after a long day out. Pat and John were very friendly and obliging to our needs. Top marks for cleanliness everything is spotless....

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abbotsthorn, Owner at Abbots Thorn, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review John, we enjoyed having you both here with us, so glad you found everything to your satisfaction, we will hopefully see you again sometime.

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Our second visit and as the last we received the very best of attention from Pat & John, excellent hosts. Lovely immaculate, airy ensuite room with a large and comfortable bed. Breakfast was excellent with whatever and how much you wanted. The local pub, the Forrester Arms just down the road. Lovely quiet location, handy for the Dales and other...

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Patabbot, Owner at Abbots Thorn, responded to this review

Thanks Bob, Pat and I are grateful for your review, it shows that we are still maintaining our standards, it was good to see you two too, looking forward to the next time. Best wishes, John

Woodbridge
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Stayed for a short break in the Dales. Quiet village in stunning countryside. Hosts John and Pat are very welcoming. Comfortable traditional accommodation with everything you need including modern ensuite facilities and free wifi. Breakfast to set you up for the day. The dog also enjoyed his stay !

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Patabbot, Owner at Abbots Thorn, responded to this review

So sorry for the delay in responding, it would seem TripAdvisor no longer send notification emails or if they do it got lost in the ether! Really glad you enjoyed your stay with us, we hopefully will see you again some time.

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2015

First class guest house. The owners were particularly friendly and looked after us very well during our short 2 night stay. Excellent breakfasts esp the very fresh frree range eggs and blueberry pancakes made to order!! We took our dog Sam with us and they could not have been more welcoming. Will definitely recommend to friends.

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abbotsthorn, Owner at Abbots Thorn, responded to this review

So sorry for the lateness of the response, our emails were going every which way but here! Thank you for the lovely review we enjoyed seeing you both and Sam, glad we made your stay enjoyable, maybe we'll see you back sometime, you'd be very welcome.

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We really enjoyed our stay. Great, welcoming hosts, and the most comfortable bed I have slept in a b and b. Lovely breakfast too, with a variety of options. And being able to take our dog was brilliant. Coverdale is a hidden gem in the dales. Carlton has a great community owned pub. And the walks around the area are...

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abbotsthorn, Owner at Abbots Thorn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we made sure when we go the new beds that the matresses were deep and comfortable. As you know we can cater for dietary requirements and usually have a breakfast "special". We picked Coverdale to live in and run the B&B because it was somewhere we wanted to be, the scenery and friendliness. Thanks again...

Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

An excellent B&B with lovely room and very good breakfasts (good choices). Friendly hosts; John and Pat went out of their way to welcome us and offer great advice about the area (good local knowledge!).  It was like staying with family. The B&B was very clean and the bed comfortable.  We would highly recommend Abbot's Thorn for the perfect stay in...

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abbotsthorn, Owner at Abbots Thorn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review. We enjoyed having you with us Alan and Clare and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 10 March 2015 via mobile

I stayed there last year it's a lovely B&B in Coverdale the owners Pat and John are lovely host's and very welcoming. The is a good choice for breakfast which will set you up for the day, and the eggs come from the farm next door. You don't get much noise from the farm and the views are stunning. Good...

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abbotsthorn, Owner at Abbots Thorn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. We're so glad you enjoyed you stay with us, the eggs, farm and views are all looking really good at the moment. Pat and I look foward to seeing you again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Abbots Thorn is a 200 year old Dales house situated in Carlton in the Yorkshire Dales National Park with stunning views over Coverdale. We offer a lovely place to stay convenient to so many places of interest including Middleham Castle, Bolton Castle Leyburn, Aysgarth, Reeth, Hawes to name but a few.You can play golf, fish, go bird watching, tour or just relax, a walk from the door for a 2 mile stroll to 12 mile hike. A warm welcome awaits. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abbots Thorn

Address: Carlton in Coverdale | Leyburn, Carlton, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL8 4AY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park > Carlton
Price Range: $112 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Comfy bed, lovely views peace and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 334gillm, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lilac is the largest”
 of 5 bubbles kathrynm835, 24 Sep 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the Lilac room, which is spacious and has lovely views over the dale.”
 of 5 bubbles 239vikkit, 31 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the Lilac room, plenty of space.”
 of 5 bubbles 728kathryna, 27 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Any room is nice there. Even the one with a separate bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles Paula-May-11, 9 Jul 2014 | Read review
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