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The Holly Bush Inn

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“the pub”(76 reviews)
“holly bush”(26 reviews)
“the owner”(26 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Pool
Airport Transportation
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Kitchenette
3 Star Hotel
A proper little country pub with award winning accommodation. We are located in the beautiful Northumberland National Park and we have some of the DARKEST SKIES in England. We are very close to Kielder Water and Observatory, Hadrian's Wall, Alnwick Gardens and the Coast. There are some...
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Greenhaugh, Northumberland National Park NE48 1PW, England
43.5 km to Newcastle Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a night after a friends wedding nearby! Management/owners could not have been more helpful. I was able to check in early to get ready for the wedding and the room (RED) was comfortable and had the most amazing view... Can't comment on...More

Thank Jo C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here as it was in a good position for visits to Keilder Water and Scottish Border Towns. Room was comfortable and breakfast was well cooked and enjoyable. Lovely chef prepared evening meals were served by friendly and efficient staff.

Thank l1kecomfort
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as we walked in we were given a very warm welcome by Sheila, we were allowed to eat in the bar with our two dogs which was fab (and very rare in the area). Sheila even walked my Mother-in-law to the toilet to...More

1  Thank Jools B
Reviewed 10 June 2018

There isn't a separate listing for the restaurant so I am reviewing it under the "B&B/Inn" listing. Had Sunday lunch at the Holly Bush with an adult friend plus 3 kids today, after a substantial off-road walk there from a cottage stay. The chicken and...More

Thank Stephen_Psallidas
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Only popped in for a drink on a Sunday lunchtime but very cold welcome and seemed to be a major issue in the kitchen with staff getting stressed with each other and chef threatening to walk out. Food that was appearing looked overcooked and plenty...More

Thank Manxman99
Response from TheHollyBushInn, Owner at The Holly Bush InnResponded 1 June 2018

WOW I am really shocked reading this, as the owner of the business I am in all day Sunday's and can't remember one meal being sent back or the chef threatening to walk out. We have a fantastic reputation for Sunday lunch. We are a...More

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A proper little country pub with award winning accommodation. We are located in the beautiful Northumberland National Park and we have some of the DARKEST SKIES in England. We are very close to Kielder ...More Water and Observatory, Hadrian's Wall, Alnwick Gardens and the Coast. There are some beautiful walks that start from the pub including an ancient BASTLE trail. We have 2 family rooms and also welcome well behaved dogs. Whether you are coming to the area to walk, cycle, star gaze or just relax we can assure you of a very warm welcome. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Alex D
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Response from derekclements | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they have space for storing bikes
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Tensixty
23 January 2015|
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Response from Gordon R S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only ate there a couple of times whilst staying in a shepherd's hut up the moorside.
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