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    The Ancient Unicorn

    Bowes, Barnard Castle, Bowes DL12 9HL, England
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    “the pub” (13 reviews)
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    Reviewed 9 February 2017

    Have just returned from The Ancient Unicorn on a three day stay i must say had a great time we were made very welcome on our arrival had a lovely meal at lunch time 2 meals for £10 fantastic value then shown to our room...More

    Thank PhilB365
    Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here with my husband and our dog Saturday and Sunday night. It excelled our expectations by far. Easy to find, staff member, who was really lovely Lesley I think? saw us to our room which is just opposite the bar and restaurant, which is...More

    Thank Danielle G
    Reviewed 6 February 2017

    We visited The Ancient Unicorn for the first time yesterday for a get-together to celebrate a family golden wedding anniversary. As soon as we walked through the door we felt at home straight away. There are open fires or wood burners in the public rooms...More

    1  Thank Jay Z
    Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

    A hotel with charm and character, warm welcome, nice quite clean room, well cooked fresh hot meal by a Scottish Chief (bonus) nice well cooked breakfast and all at a respectable price, stayed here a few years ago and found a big improvement from my...More

    Thank David B
    Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

    We stayed for New Year's Eve to do a few walks and have a relaxing meal to get away from the hustle bustle and we received exactly that, perfect relaxation, you are greeted by a lovely eighteenth century building with Yorkshire stone floor and oak...More

    1  Thank charliegurl
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    Additional Information about The Ancient Unicorn

    Address: Bowes, Barnard Castle, Bowes DL12 9HL, England
    Location: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Bowes
    Price Range:US$64 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    Hotel Class: 3 star
    Number of rooms: 10
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    nutzzz
    16 September 2016|
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    Response from Philip J | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, I have seen dogs in for lunch-time, There is the main bar/dining area with large fire and then just round the corner a small snug with a few chairs and table and another fire. Also plenty of room outside on the terrace... More
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    16 September 2016|
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    Response from Billie65 | Reviewed this property |
    We stayed there with our 3 dogs and took them with us into the bar when we went for our evening meal. Not sure if they are allowed in all areas - we didn't take them into the dining room where breakfast was served and there... More
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    12 August 2016|
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    Response from MJD1952 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes two choices I think, one was vegetable lasagne and I don't recall the other one.
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    "One of our group had a room with well equipped kitchen, and small dining area - very handy for a family."
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