B&B OF TRUE CHARM AND CHARACTER
TWO NIGHTS MINIMUM BOOKING. ALL ROOMS £185 PER NIGHT.
Tim Culkin and Austin Lynch, owners since 1980, are 'described by the Sunday Telegraph as 'Creative and cultured, with a strong dash of northern grit.'
Guests are offered luxurious, individually furnished rooms, outstanding breakfasts and superb service. It is little wonder that their guest/visitor list includes George (Dadie) Rylands,James Naughtie, Oliver Condy, Clare Jackson, Mike Dudgeon, Malcolm Creese, Valeria Sykes, Jamie Crathorne, April Potts, Michael Stewart, Peter Donoghue, Jason Burt ,Rachel Podger, Evelyn Glennie, Jill Jarman, Rachel Reeves, George Rylands, Mina Guli, Susanne Pell, Emma Kirby,Graham Turner,Mark Forest, Ian McKellen, Rodderick Williams, Jake Herringman, Tony Rooley, Chris Monks, William Towers,Tim Walker, Alan Titchmarsh, Carol Klein, Chris Mullen, Angela Hewitt, Jo Baker,Clare Short, Gavin Turk, Will Todd, Guy Hands, Ruth Rendal, Pam Ayres, Alan Bennett, Ruby Wax, Mazdak Sanni, Joanna Trollope, William Hague, Barry Cryer, Lucinda Lampton, Julian LLoyd Webber, Stephen Hough, Tom Courtenay, Blake Morrison, Eileen Atkins, Pam Ayres, David Starkey, Shirley Williams, Seb Coe, Hugh Thompson, Edward Fox, Brenda Hale, Angela Harris, Xinran Sue, Grev Worthington, Mike Lax, Damian Woodward- Carlton, Pete Churchill, Nikki Iles, Adam Jacobs, Nick Horton, Ed Kulz, Alexandra Campbell, Diana Britten, Jane Asher, Martyn Moxon, Gerald Scarfe, Fraser Hines, AlIstair McGowan, Charlotte Page, Dominic Berning, Alan Large, Albert Lou, Stephen Anderton, Paul Laxton, Michael Smith, Nix Harding, Gemma Dudgeon, Claudia Hammond, Sally Magnusson, Kate Humble, Moray Welsh, Daniel Brittain-Catlin and many others.
"A JOYOUS HOUSE..." James Naughtie Sept 2022
"Best B n B, Best Garden" Alan Titchmarsh .
"English gardening at its best" . R H S Council Member
Behind the house lies the plantsman's paradise; an award-winning garden packed with interesting plants. It has taken over forty years of work. The garden won the R H S/Daily Mail National Garden competition out of 3200 entries. The Award was presented by King Charles. Praised by Alan Titchmarsh, Carol Klein, Monty Don and many others.
"The Arts Club of the North..last bastion of civilisation..stunning_"Chelsea Arts Club Handbook.