St. Cuthbert's House

northumbrian bed and breakfast

Music & Theatre

Making a Song & Dance

House ConcertThere's a decent amount of live music and theatre available around here, considering we're miles from anywhere. But of course none of them beats 'a night in' at one of our House-concerts

Here's some inspiration for you, if you fancy a night out whilst you're here.

Our local theatre is the Alnwick Playhouse, and its about 15 miles and 25 minutes away. Their diary of events is here. It's a small, independent and beautful little place, and we've signed us as Friends. We need to keep places like this going in the rural area, so if there's something on you'd like to buy a ticket for, that'll help!

A little further away, in the opposite direction is Berwick's Maltings Theatre. Their diary is here. Again, it's a small facility working hard to provide much-valued arts events for a rural population, but often they're able to punch above their weight, so we get some good stuff!

If (like us) you're into music, then there's a fantastic live music venue in Rothbury - which is a bit of a hike for a night out, but we'll take it whenever we can. The schedule is available on the Rothbury Roots website.

Several local pubs have music sessions or bands playing regularly, including these:
The Tanners Arms Alnwick 01665 602553
Acoustic session, first Thursday monthly
Traditional folk-singing, fifth Monday monthly
Open mic night, last Friday monthly
LUSh acoustic, third saturday monthly
Barrels Ale House, Berwick 01289 308013
Gigs regularly on Fridays

Traditional folk music sessions are held every Monday, rotating around five venues:
Blue Bell Belford 01668 214543
Fishers Arms Horncliffe 01289 386866
The Railway Inn Acklington 01670 760320
The Ship Inn Low Newton 0165 722835
The Tanners Arms Alnwick

The Fleece Inn Alnwick 01665 603036 also host traditional folk music sessions

LUSh acoustic play regularly at the Tanners Arms in Alnwick

Although its rather a long shank, its perfectly possible to go for a muckle night out in Newcastle - we do it often! Being a trendy city, it has all manner of music and theatre on offer, including the famous Theatre Royal, and of course the North's premier music venue - whatever your musical taste - is the Sage Gateshead.

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  • We're VisitEngland's 'Best B&B in England' for 2017!

    We're VisitEngland's 'Best B&B in England' for 2017!

    We were delighted to be shortlisted again, amongst the top 3 finalists from around the whole country, when we went to the VisitEngland 'Awards for Excellence 2017' ceremony at the Waldorf Hotel last week.

    But then we were absolutely thrilled to be awarded the top spot - the Gold Award, making us VisitEngland's 'Best B&B in England 2017' -  as we were in 2014 too.  To win this prestigious and highly-prized accolade a second time is very special indeed.

  • Clare votes us her No 1!

    Clare votes us her No 1!

    We've been enjoying reading Clare Balding's new book recently. She stayed with us here at St Cuthbert's House a while ago, but we were really taken aback when folks began to call to tell us 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!

  • Want to see what's so special about Northumberland?

    Want to see what's so special about Northumberland?

    Some time ago, we began work with our local Tourism Association to produce a video showing some of the things which make this area so very special.  Now the video is complete, and we are deeply grateful to the remarkable young film-maker Cain Scrimgeour for working patiently with us across the seasons, to create something very, very beautiful. This is 7 minutes long, and we urge you to settle back and watch...

  • 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..

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    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 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.

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    Our Price Guarantee

    You will ALWAYS receive the best possible price by booking direct with us - either by calling us on 01665 720456 or by following the Book Now menu item!  Beware that some large agencies charge you more - and they also take a large slice of commission from small independents like us.  Show your support for small businesses by booking DIRECT!

  • The Good Hotel Guide - Cesar Award!

    The Good Hotel Guide - Cesar Award!

    We're in the Good Hotel Guide!

    We are delighted once again to be included in the 2018 edition of the Good Hotel Guide, and especially proud to receive a Cesar Award from this proudly independent and highly respected Hotel review organisation.  They describe the Cesar Awards thus:

    We give our Cesar Awards to the ten best hotels of the year. Named after Cesar Ritz, the most celebrated of hoteliers, these are the Oscars of hotel keeping.

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