This 19th-century country town hotel is perfectly located on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, in the tranquil village of Rothbury, just 11...... more
This 19th-century country town hotel is perfectly located on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, in the tranquil village of Rothbury, just 11 miles from Alnwick. It boasts an award-winning Italian restaurant.
Enjoy afternoon tea for two at this charming selection of country hotels and tearooms across the UK.On arrival, friendly staff will greet and seat you,...... more
Enjoy afternoon tea for two at this charming selection of country hotels and tearooms across the UK.On arrival, friendly staff will greet and seat you, before you both enjoy a delicious tea in fine surroundings. Your afternoon tea for two typically includes freshly made sandwiches, with delicious scones and/or fine pastries or cakes to accompany the tea.The ideal gift to treat your parents, friends or you and your partner.Locations:Bedfordshire - Moggerhanger; Buckinghamshire - Slough; Cheshire - Crewe; Cheshire - Stockport; Cumbria - Ambleside; Derbyshire - Derby; East Sussex - Rye; Gloucestershire - Newent; Gloucestershire - Charingworth; Greater Manchester - Manchester; Hampshire - Southampton; Lancashire - Preston; London - Covent Garden; London - Bloomsbury; Merseyside - Liverpool; Midlothian - Edinburgh; North Yorkshire - Saltburn by the Sea; Northumberland - Alnwick; Nottinghamshire - Worksop; Powys - Rhayader; Shropshire - Shrewsbury; Shropshire - Telford; Somerset - Bath; Suffolk - Lavenham; Warwickshire - Stratford upon Avon; West Sussex - Turners Hill; West Sussex - Hickstead; West Yorkshire - Huddersfield.Availability:Selected days all year, subject to availability.Fitness/Qualifications:Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. If you have any special dietary requirements, please check with the location when booking.Duration:Normally an hour or more.Max. Group Size:Tea for two, though there will be other guests. You are welcome to bring additional family and friends at extra cost.Voucher Terms and Validity:Valid for 9 months. Purchase constitutes acceptance of Terms and Conditions. With standard delivery, this item is usually dispatched in 1-2 working days.
Advantages: An unusal way to spend an evening Disadvantages: A fairly pricey experience
...One of the things we had arranged for our New Year trip to the North East of England were tickets to Alnwick Garden's Festival of Fools at £12.50 a person. The Festival of Fools is open for a few weeks up until New Year, and I presume will be on again at the end of 2013.
I'm guessing it is a good way for the trustees of Alnwick Gardens (founded by the wife of the Duke of Northumberland) to keep...
Advantages: lots to see and do, stunning flowers and water features Disadvantages: none
...I have wanted to visit the Alnwick Garden for some time, after seeing the Duchess of Northumberland (who created the garden) on the local news talking about it. Recently when my fiancé and I both had the day off work, we decided to go there for the day and I?m only sorry I didn?t manage to go sooner!
The Alnwick Garden opened ten years ago on what was derelict land next to Alnwick...
Advantages: Great family day out Disadvantages: None
...Advantages: Great for family play and keen green fingered folk!
Disadvantages: May get a little damp if you are unprepared
This place is just about as close as it gets to a Garden "Theme Park".
10 years ago, the Alnwick Garden, the brain child of the Duchess of Northumberland was nothing more than a run-down, overgrown and overlooked area within the grounds...