St. Cuthbert's House

northumbrian bed and breakfast

A unique and beautiful place

A unique and beautiful place

to make your 'time away' memorable

Welcome indeed...

Welcome indeed...

come, and be restored.

Your gorgeous, enormous bed

Your gorgeous, enormous bed

so comfortable, some guests go buy one!

Precious time to yourself...

Precious time to yourself...

to relax and unwind, in beautiful surroundings.

Explore, relax, snooze...

Explore, relax, snooze...

go out, or stay in...

Best B&B in England 2014.

Best B&B in England 2014.

Independently judged as the best of the best.

Imposing beauty...

Imposing beauty...

built on history and tradition.

Always a warm welcome

Always a warm welcome

and a haven at the end of a long day

Where history shapes the present

Where history shapes the present

by 'building the new on foundations of old'.

Gorgeous local food

Gorgeous local food

beautifully and elegantly presented.

Historic elegance meets modern luxury...

Historic elegance meets modern luxury...

a restoration with integrity.

Treat yourself...

Treat yourself...

you deserve the best.

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Award-winning B&B in Seahouses, Northumberland

Gold-medal winner at the VisitEngland National Awards 2014!
'England's Best B&B 2014'

Come and experience the beautiful Northumberland Coast from this unique and stunning renovation; luxury B&B in a 200-year-old former chapel in Seahouses

  • St Cuthbert's House went instantly to the top of my 'best-ever B&B's' list. I would describe it as a luxury small hotel with a family feel, but that might not fit on the signs!

    Clare Balding, in her book 'Walking Home'

  • You are truly wonderful, generous hosts. Thank you... it has been blissful.
    Jonathan & Elizabeth, August 27 2015

  • We've had a fabulous few days, everything has more than met our expectations - which is rare indeed. So welcoming, so friendly, so 'home from home'... We're here again next year, and we promise to bring our own rucksack!  Thanks for the use of yours.
    Bett & Kevin, August 30 2015

  • Our time... has been a delight from beginning to end.  You've been brilliant - from the comfort of the accommodation, through booking dinner, to suggestions of what to do and where to visit.
    We truly haven't stayed in a better B&B. Thank you so much for a wonderful time.
    Linda & Steve, Sept 19 2015 (Silver Travel Advisor reviewers)

  • What a gem.  Jef & Jill couldn't do enough for us... next year we'll be back for longer - much longer
    Georgina & Tom, July 22 2015

  • St. Cuthbert's House is a difficult place to leave.  We couldn't have wished for better.
    Ian & Judy, June 30 2015

  • Your attention to every detail made our experience so wonderful
    Steven & Angela, July 9 2015

  • Thank you both for six wonderful days...and brilliant advice on how we, as 'Northumberland novices' might spend our days - advice we followed without regret.  A memorable holiday
    Tim & Sarah, July 27 2015

  • You two go the extra mile in everything, and your warm welcome and ready advice have enhanced our stay. The B&B to beat...
    Richard & Valerie, August 9 2015

  • Another wonderful holiday spent in this lovely, welcoming house.  Thank you for all your care towards us. Looking forward to seeing you again next year!
    Keith & Anne, July 13 2015

  • There may be other B&Bs with equally comfortable rooms, there may be other B&Bs with good breakfasts, there may be other B&Bs with interesting architecture - but there are unlikely to be many other B&Bs where the personal service and attention to detail is so expertly and warmly and sincerely given.  And that is what makes the difference here, that total dedication to quality, which is really about dealing with people in the best possible way.
    Richard & Margaret June 2 2015

  • Everything the website promised, and much more.  A wonderful place to stay.  Thank you!

    Angela & David, Jo & Sam

  • What a treat.  Wildly exceeded my expectations.  Just so lovely.

    Maria & Elisabeth

  • Fantastic place.  The best hospitality we have ever experienced.  Already planning our next visit to Northumberland.

    Sophie & Damian

  • Always a joy to return, and experience St Cuthbert's hopsitality.

    Peter & Pat

  • A very special place.  Thank you so much for your hospitality and care for us.

    Tony & Cathy

  • Thank you for a wonderful experience, can't wait to come back.  All B&Bs should aspire to be like this.

    Harry & Cathy

  • It's just great to come back to somewhere we've always remembered as 'top notch' and still find it 'there'.  You do so well to keep your standards so UP! Always the best here, for us.

    MaryAnn & Malcolm

  • A very special stay - Jeff & Jill, you make this place unique with your care
    Helen & Julian

  • Amazing.  We will talk about it for years... We cannot think how you can improve.

    Sue & Andy

This time away in Northumberland is precious for you, and we're sure you don't want to risk choosing the wrong place to stay. You want to feel a genuine, warm welcome, and to feel completely comfortable, relaxed and 'at home'.  And you want an experience you can tell your closest friends and family about, in the hope they can share it too.  These are the feelings you'll experience when you stay at St Cuthbert's House. Come and see...

You're looking for peaceful and unique Bed & Breakfast in Northumberland, and you'll find that St Cuthbert's House is a special place to stay - one of the very best. We don't describe ourselves as 'boutique' B&B - but several of our guests have.  And we've been awarded the mantle of 'England's Best B&B' by VisitEngland, at their 2014 Awards for Excellence ceremony.

This lovely, historic building has been tastefully renovated to provide you with beautiful, luxury Bed and Breakfast accommodation, brimming with high-quality facilities. We've taken care of every detail in your room - including the sumptuous pocket-sprung bed set with lovely crisp Egyptian Cotton sheets, gorgeous duvets and king-sized pillows.  After taking in some fresh, clear Northumberland air, you'll sleep deeper and softer than ever before.

The Cuthbert RoomIn the morning, you can enjoy award-winning local sausage and bacon from our butcher, free-range eggs from a nearby farm, or dishes made with traditional oak-smoked fish from the Seahouses smokehouse - birthplace of the original kipper. Or choose from a range of other delicious options on the lavish breakfast menu. Lovely food, beautifully presented for you to enjoy in the peaceful, inspiring setting of this gorgeous house.

B&B doesn't get any better than this - award-winning luxury Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Seahouses, near Bamburgh, on the beautiful Northumberland coast. You'll be able to stroll along the beach to Bamburgh Castle, or take a short drive to Lindisfarne - Holy Island - or to visit Alnwick Castle and Garden.  You're just a few minutes walk from the bustling Seahouses harbour, where boats leave for the Farne Islands, and from the village centre shops and pubs - but your resting place is just far enough away from the hustle to be quiet, and peaceful.

Perhaps the greatest luxury we can offer you is to know that everything we do here is geared towards making your time at St Cuthbert's House - away from the daily routine - just exactly as you want it.  Why not take a look at Our Awards and Guest Reviews to see what others have said.

We have a private, off-street car park at St Cuthbert's House - and with so much to see and explore locally, you might leave yours there for days on end!

BedroomWhether you're planning to spend time walking or laid-back, touring or staying put, whatever you decide to do you'll be perfectly located - with easy access to Northumberland's amazing coast and country, its expansive, pristine beaches, big skies and wide, open horizons...

Come see us, and be restored.

Each of our six rooms has its own web page, so you can see where you'll be laying your head. Explore the 'Rest' menu to see them. Or, you can go ahead and book online now.  If you have any questions, please give us a call on 01665 720456, send us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or a booking enquiry.

Please note: we are able to welcome children who are over the age of 12, at St Cuthbert's House; we are not able to accommodate divers.

St Cuthbert's House won VisitEngland's 'Guest Accommodation of the Year' Gold Award for 2014! Come and see why...

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  • Sat March 26 - Clive Carroll in concert

    Sat March 26 - Clive Carroll in concert

    Guitar phenomenon Clive Carroll’s masterful compositions and arrangements, coupled with his versatility and unparalleled technical virtuosity, have rendered him one of today’s most admired and respected guitarists. We're delighted to bring him to the Northumberland coast to play!

  • A very special Valentine Weekend!

    A very special Valentine Weekend!

    Slow down, kick back, and show someone how much you love them this Valentine weekend...

    Feb 12 & 13, at St Cuthbert's House

    You'll enjoy a lovely leisurely weekend, with laid-back, cosy starts to the day, as you stir from your rose-petal-strewn bed, to drift in for a sumptuous breakfast.  Glide down together for a candlelit dinner on Saturday evening, to the soft accompaniment of live music in our quiet, atmospheric dining room...

  • Quite a haul in 2015!

    Quite a haul in 2015!

    2015 has been a very special year for us here at St Cuthbert's House. 

    We won a Silver Award at the National VisitEngland Awards ceremony, and TWO Gold Awards at the North-East Tourism Awards! 

    We were also honoured with a special 'RoSE' Award from VisitEngland in 'Recognition of Service Excellence', and the 'Editor's Choice' Award from the Good Hotel Guide.  Quite a haul!

    The main reason we put SCH forward for these VisitEngland Awards in particular, is to assure you that we are serious about striving for the very highest standards, to ensure you enoy your stay. 

  • Peter & Kathy recommend St Cuthbert's House

    Peter & Kathy recommend St Cuthbert's House

    Peter & Kathy told us that they'd really enjoyed their first stay at SCH, and so we asked them to tell you why...

    Reassure yourself - watch their one-minute video..

  • Check out our Tripadvisor Reviews

    Check out our Tripadvisor Reviews

    Check out our Tripadvisor Reviews, to find out what other guests have said about their stay.  But please - always book direct via our Book Online page to avoid fees.

    We're pleased to be included as founder members of the Tripadvisor 'Hall of Fame' - where entry is only available to businesses which have won Tripadvisor's coveted 'Certificate of Excellence' for five consecutive years.

  • St Cuthbert's House wins 'Best B&B in England 2014'!

    St Cuthbert's House wins 'Best B&B in England 2014'!

    We were absolutely delighted to win the GOLD award in the Guest Accommodation category, at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014, at a swanky do in Cheltenham! The annual Gold Award is the highest accolade which VisitEngland can bestow, and means that we're their 'Best B&B' for 2014. Wonderful... Three-quarters of our family joined us at the Awards bash (we miss you Joe!) and I think we scrub up pretty well, don't you?

  • Clare votes us her No 1!

    Clare votes us her No 1!

    We've been enjoying reading Clare Balding's new book this week. She stayed with us a while ago, but we were really taken aback to find that she mentions her stay at St Cuthbert's House in the book! Here's what she says, on page 201:
    'St Cuthbert's House went instantly to the top of my 'best ever B&Bs' list. I would describe it as a luxury small hotel with a family feel, but that might not fit on the signs.' Aw, thanks Clare!

Give a Gift Voucher

GiftVoucher2 400Give a little love... you can buy a Gift Voucher for any amount. We'll personalise it with your own words, so you'll have a very special gift of love to share on that special occasion. Give us a call to arrange yours, and solve that gift conundrum.

Sleep well...

Your BedWe think you won't ever have slept in a bigger or more comfortable bed, than the one that's waiting for you at St Cuthbert's House. See why here.

Make a Booking

Ready to Book? You can check availability and book online right now using our Online Booking tool.

Or you can call us on 01665 720456 to book, too. If you don't see the availability you need in the Online Booking tool, it's always worth giving us a call to check.

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If you have any questions, please call us on 01665 720456 or send us an email or a booking enquiry.

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And if you'd like to keep in touch about upcoming house-concerts and be the first to know who's coming, then please tick that box too! We send a house-concerts newsletter most months to keep you up to date on the musical front.

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