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Redfoot Lea Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #5 of 69 Alnwick B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 October 2011

I stayed here recently with a male friend in a twin room on the way to seahouses to scuba dive with the seals, when Phillipa opened the door, we were absolutely amazed at the welcome she gave us and a better feeling was to come as she showed us to the beautiful room.she gave us a full and varied menu to choose from for our breakfast the following morning. our only concern was that we could only stay for one night and not do the place the justice it deserved. We felt that nothing for us, the guests were too much trouble, in fact i have stayed in 4 and 5 star hotels where the courteous service wasnt as good as it was here.
The breakfast looked and tasted superb. And we were thanked for our custom on vacating the room.
We will definitely make sure we visit here again with our wives, and try to stay i little longer to savour the beautiful property and kind hospitality.

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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 September 2011

Very welcoming B&B. Spotless room with lovely en-suite and superb breakfasts. Really good base for exploring the area. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 September 2011

Redfoot Lea was a superb base from which to explore the highlights of beautiful Northumberland. Situated just outside Alnwick it is very central and as it is not right in the town there was no trouble with parking as this is on site - in fact we parked right next to our door!!

The B&B itself was lovely - stylish contemporary design but incredibly homely - the kind of place you don't want to leave! The house was spotlessly clean with beautiful en suite bathrooms and extremely comfortable beds.

Philly was a great host, always on hand if necessary to help with recommendations and the breakfasts were delicious as was the different cakes we received each day to have with our late afternoon cup of tea.

All in all I would definitely recommend this B&B to anyone and I would certainly recommend a long weekend or week in Northumberland. One of the best UK holidays I have ever had!

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 12 September 2011

Just returned from a short stay at Redfoot Lea. What a super place and very convenient for Alnwick. Phillipa's daughter Victoria looked after us superbly and we enjoyed her warm hospitality and excellent cooking. Nothing was too much trouble. Our room was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Hope to come back again soon!

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 September 2011

On arrival we found fresh flowers awaiting us and a whole basket of goodies - eggs, bread, milk etc. Philly was most welcoming, showed us where to park, explained the workings of everything & gave us the keys. We came & went as we pleased, helped by the extensive selection of maps & leaflets, & in the evenings we had the choice of watching TV / DVDs, listening to music or reading from a selection of books provided, but wifi was also available, which was very useful.

The king size bed was extremely comfortable & the shower hot & powerful & the rooms were light, airy & spacious.

Alnwick is no distance away, with all sorts of amenities and the coast & countryside around are superb. We packed in visits to Cragside, Beamish, North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Hadrian's Wall & Lindisfarne, as well as a walk along the coast path near Bamburgh, where the waves were crashing over the rocks & the spray & wind whipping round us made it a breathtaking & invigorating experience!

We loved the peace & quiet, the unspoilt countryside, the warm welcome, the feeling of being in a small community group at Redfoot Lea, the freedom & the space, the wide open skies & the unpolluted fresh air.

What we liked least was having to leave - but we shall be back!

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  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 August 2011

The best B & B we have stayed in. Recommended by friends and exceeded all expectations.Philly and Andrew made us feel so welcome. The room was fantastic with tea & coffee facilities, cake and biscuits every day and all the toiletries you could wish for. The breakfasts were brilliant , especially the smoked salmon, kippers and fresh fruit every day. It was a pleasure to stay in their beautiful home. An ideal location for visiting that part of Northumberland.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 August 2011

Nothing is too much trouble for Phillipa. Gorgeous surroundings, beautifully decorated and perfect hospitality. I would recommend Redfoot Lea to anyone.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Redfoot Lea Bed and Breakfast

Address: Greensfield Moor Farm, Alnwick NE66 2HH, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Alnwick
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 69 B&Bs / Inns in Alnwick
Price Range: $168 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Redfoot Lea Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Redfoot Lea is part of a recently converted farm steading, situated in buildings dating back to the 1850's. The building boasts panoramic views of arable farmland. The house has been tastefully converted to combine modern and traditional features which aid a warm and friendly atmosphere. Ideally situated on the outskirts of alnwick (1.5 miles) Redfoot Lea is within easy reach of the coastal route and local attractions such as Alnwick castle and gardens. ... more   less 
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