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The Elk's Head

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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful countryside around this old Inn. Did a couple of lovely walks with the dog. Loads of wildlife. Saw a just born lamb, deer and of course lots of birds. The Elks Head is a lively local pub, acoustic set on and everyone was really friendly. Our evening meal was good value at £12 for 3 courses but it was...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here as part of a hiking holiday around Hadrian's Wall. The location is gorgeous, with a view of the river, and the room was spacious and mostly clean. As vegetarians, unfortunately the food was very limited and 'vegetarian breakfast' consisted of removing the meat from the meal and leaving you with the sides (no alternatives)....

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Thank Natasha M
Wirksworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Excellent food, decent real ale, child friendly, helpful staff, clean well appointed rooms, peaceful riverside setting, friendly and helpful locals (ran battery down in car and within two minutes two different vehicles stopped to provide jump leads to get us going!)

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Thank Steve C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Cannot recommend this stay enough. Wonderful staff, wonderful food, wonderful room and brilliant bed. We have stayed at many B and B's and this is one of the best we have been to. We would definitely stay here again. You should too.

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1Thank Anna F
Larbert, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We booked the Elk's Head through Groupon for the end of March. Being on a budget I had trawled the web for affordable offers and was pleasantly surprised to find the Elk's Head had its promo running the Thursday before Easter, my partner's birthday. The location is rural and a bit off the beaten track but, the setting and enjoyable...

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2Thank ScottishLeaf
northumberland
Reviewed 23 March 2016

stopped off at the elks head quite a few times for lunch whenever weve been enroute to the lakes/Northumberland on holidays and never been disappointed in the food, but unfortunately this visit I was... we only wanted a light lunch so chose a coffee and a sandwich/baguette...when it arrived i was shocked it looked like one of those really small...

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Thank Lesley A
Liverpool
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Booked the Elks Head with a couple of friends through groupon for a short break. Well worth the money. Food,rooms and hospitality all lived up to our expectations. Great location and views across the countryside. A short drive into the village of Alstom.

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Thank Janette R
Rugeley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Booked through Groupon for 2 nights. What can one say? It's a remote and quiet hotel but central to anywhere. The rooms are clean, generous and comfortable. Great food. Staff friendly. Would recommend

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1Thank j0hngittings
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016

we were passing and called in for some lunch,a bit cautious, expecting average. We were very pleasantly surprised, the food was very good. One of our party had the special guinea fowl and rated it very highly. The surroundings are not the most attractive but don,t let that put you off. We will be going again

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Thank Macnib
driffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Decided to stay here for 2 nights with our Labrador on our way up to newton and was not disappointed Previous comments about carpets have now been sorted as far as we could see. We had two evening meals here and both were excellent and very good value for money ( Complements to the chef ) Plenty any of assortment...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Elk's Head

Address: Whitfield NE47 8HD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Whitfield
Price Range: €70 - €110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Elk's Head 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“You can't lose -- just staying here is amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles 007Katie007, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Spoke to a few of the guests and all commented on being happy with rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Bryon_Gibson, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Even though we were close to the road, the room was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles doodahdave, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 10, first floor in rear annex; I think it has the only bath!”
 of 5 bubbles Reacher33, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Annex rooms are more modern but mean walking outside to the bar etc. No traffic noise and easy walking access to river (Watch the bairns)”
 of 5 bubbles bendaw73, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
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