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Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Comfortable, clean and such a relaxing, friendly atmosphere. Complimentary drinks and biscuits to top it off. Lovely garden and gorgeous scenery all around. Incredible value for money! Nick is a lovely host and is very pet friendly. His bird tables bring lots of interesting small birds although the woodpecker did not grace us with his presence this time. We booked...

1Thank heatheragain
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2013

I have stayed at the Friendly Hound several times with the most recent over the August bank holiday with family. Nick provides a friendly and helpful service. The rooms are comfortable and clean with en suite bathrooms and views over the countryside. If you want a relaxing break this is the place to stay. It has easy access from the...

1Thank RDF100
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

Affable host Nick is very welcoming and helpful. Comfortable and clean, there are thoughtful touches like complimentary drinks, toiletries and lots of local information. Easy access off A1 and only 15 minutes from Lindisfarne and 30 from Bamburgh.

1Thank Lollyven
Derby, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2013

we based ourselves here for a couple of days during the summer on our way up to Scotland and had no complaints whatsoever. lovely quiet location, breakfast was excellent and nick was really helpful when we were looking for places to visit. he also helped us get our (soaking!) wet biking kit dried off, which was a really nice touch....

Thank Tom L
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We can only fully endorse everything written by AnthonyBen, July '13. Cleanliness, quietness, a wonderful garden/summerhouse/ponds to relax in (will the redheaded, black and white wood pecker visit Nick's massive bird table while you are relaxing there?). Nick was very friendly and most helpful regarding local attractions. Did not need to eat again all day as the breakfast was excellent....

1Thank goodison60
Bolivar, Missouri
Reviewed 15 August 2013

We had a great time. Nick was wonderful to work with and treated my family like family. If we get a chance we will stay again with Nick. It is very close to Ford and Etal which are beautiful towns. We would stay again in a heart beat. We hope we get the chance to.

1Thank Daniel_Keith
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2013

This is an absolutely wonderful bed and breakfast. It is perfectly situated between Holy Island and Berwick upon Tweed (9 miles either way), a few hundred yards from the lovely village of Ford and very near to the equally beautiful villages of Etal and Heatherslaw. It is true that some form of transport is necessary if you are staying here...

2Thank AnthonyBen
Reviewed 1 August 2012

We had a nice overnight stay at this b/b.the rooms are spacious and very clean. plus we had an excellent breakfast, the only down side is it is a bit out in the countryand you need to travel to a pub if you want an evening meal (The Red Lion but it was worth it) one word of waring do...

Thank Victor C
New Holland
Reviewed 28 July 2012

A nice clean place with good food a bit out in the sticks but once again 2 dogs! what about allergys? The location means you have to travel by car to reach a pub to have an evening meal :-( I would choose a B&B nearer Holy Island or on the Island.

Thank bigjohnthecat
Reviewed 2 January 2012

We stayed at the friendly hound for two nights our second visit and it was once again perfect. The room was spacious and so comfortable and Gale and Nick could not have done more. The bed and breakfast is perfect for seeing Northumberland. Its only about 20 minutes from Berwick and within 20 minutes of Holy Island. Wonderful

Thank PeterBeadnell

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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )

Additional Information about Friendly Hound Cottage

Address: Ford Common, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2QD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Berwick-upon-Tweed
Price Range: €32 - €38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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Friendly Hound Cottage Berwick-Upon-Tweed, England
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“Best B&B in the Berwick area! All rooms excellent - book now!”
  • Wonderful B&B with beautiful garden
 of 5 bubbles AnthonyBen, 24 Jul 2013 | Read review
“An excellent place but poorly located choose another 1 nearer holy Island”
 of 5 bubbles bigjohnthecat, 28 Jul 2012 | Read review
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