St. Cuthbert's House

northumbrian bed and breakfast

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We hope our website conveys something of our heart. We've spent a long time putting together all the information which we would want if we were coming here, so hopefully it will hit the spot for you.  If anything is broken, missing, doesn't work as it should, or raises your eyebrow for any reason, do please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Most of the stunning photographs taken inside the house which you see around the site were taken by Brian Young from down the road, and we enjoyed working with him immensely during that process. He's a good bloke, as well as a great photographer. The ordinary looking photographs, we took ourselves.

The photos on the Walking page are courtesy of Northumberland Coast AONB & Gavin Duthie

After many years sporting a static html site, we decided it was time to move to a CMS-based, responsive website. Many of us  now use phones or iPads to look at this stuff of course, and our old site just didn't cut it in that department.  We had drawn up a very clear idea of what we wanted it to look like and how we wanted it to behave, so we took that blueprint to our friend Dave Sage who lives a few miles away in Wooler, who weaved his magic to turn it from a piece of paper into a fully functioning website.  We've ended up with a site which behaves exactly as we asked, and then some.  Dave is a lovely guy to work with, and kept smiling and being nice to me even when I asked him to change something and then change it back because we liked it better the first way.  We cannot recommend him highly enough.

Dave also hosts our site for us, using a company which is serious about carbon offsetting and reducing their energy consumption on a per-client basis.  They approach these issues with honesty and integrity, and we appreciate that - because it fits nicely with our own approach to our business and our life.

If you're browsing our site using a screen-reader or other accessibility aid(s), we'd be really pleased to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Especially if they're gracious ones.

If you find something which is broken or missing or doesn't work as it should, then please let us know.

So, we hope you enjoy the site, we hope you enjoy Northumberland, and we hope you enjoy St Cuthberts House.

Featured Items

  • 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..

  • 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 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.

  • Our Price Guarantee

    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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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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Contact Us & Stay In Touch

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

And please sign up for our e-Newsletters below! We send our St Cuthbert's House newsletter about four times per year. It's filled with interesting SCH news, and Special Offers for subscribers.

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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