Greycroft

Croft Place
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 1XU

01665 602127

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Awards

Visit Britain Breakfast Award Visit Britain Gold Award

Overview

This attractive and spacious 6 bedroom Victorian property is situated in the market town of Alnwick in Northumberland.

This delightful character guesthouse, tastefully furnished throughout, sits in the heart of the Alnwick Conservation area and is only a two minute walk from the town centre and local amenities, including a wide range of good restaurants. Both Alnwick Castle, the second largest inhabited castle in England and known as the Windsor of the North, and Alnwick Garden are readily reached on foot within a further short stroll.

Greycroft is located in a private road, allowing guest parking adjacent to the house. It has an attractive walled garden that has been described as 'an oasis in the centre of town'. Our rooms include a large single, four doubles and a twin. In addition, we have a comfortable guest lounge with a variety of books and games and a bright contemporary garden room where breakfast is served from 8.00-9.00am (8.00-9.30am at weekends)

All bedrooms have en suite shower rooms. They are equipped with colour TV with Freeview and DVD, radio/alarm, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. No two rooms are the same size and this is reflected in the differential tariffs.
Single Room: This delightfully furnished, spacious single room has the benefit of a double bed, accessible from both sides. There are two steps down to the large en suite shower room. Very stylish.
Blue Room: A tastefully furnished double room with double bed and two easy chairs.
Red Room: A large double room looking out onto the garden. It has a kingsize bed, a matching bedroom suite in American oak and two leather tub chairs.
Green Room: A very large double room with bay window overlooking the garden. The room has a kingsize bed and furnishings in American oak, with a comfortable two seater sofa.
Twin Room: The twin room is accessed from the corridor down three steps. It is furnished with white-washed cane furniture.
Yellow Room: This room is also accessed from the corridor down three steps. It is a spacious room with a king size bed and matching oak furniture, large coffee table, 3 seater sofa and large TV.
Wi-fi available.

Breakfast is served in the light and airy Garden Room which has doors leading onto the patio. The garden itself is south facing with ample seating where guests can enjoy the early morning or late afternoon sun as they plan their activities.

Alnwick is historically known as the capital of Northumberland as it lies centrally in the county. It is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Northumberland coast, including the Farne Islands and Lindisfarne, and countryside from the Borders down through Kielder to Hadrians Wall. Northumberland is the least populated county in the country but is blessed with the most castles, including Alnwick, Bamburgh, Warkworth, Dunstanburgh and Lindisfarne (Holy Island). It was to Holy Island that St Aidan introduced Christianity when he founded the first monastery in 653 AD.

Enjoy the tranquility and the history of this beautiful area.

Room information for Greycroft

Type Qty Capacity Guide price
Single ensuite room
(Single en-suite room)
1 1
£65.00
B&B per room per night
Min: £65.00 - Max: £70.00
Double ensuite room
(Blue Room - double en-suite)
1 2
£95.00
B&B per room per night
Min: £95.00 - Max: £105.00
Double ensuite room
(Red Room - king-sized en-suite)
1 2
£105.00
B&B per room per night
Min: £105.00 - Max: £115.00
Double ensuite room
(Green Room - large king-sized en-suite)
1 2
£115.00
B&B per room per night
Min: £115.00 - Max: £125.00
Double ensuite room
(Yellow Room - premium king-sized en-suite)
1 2
£125.00
B&B per room per night
Min: £125.00 - Max: £135.00
Twin ensuite room
(Twin en-suite room)
1 2
£100.00
B&B per room per night
Min: £100.00 - Max: £110.00
Total capacity: 11
Child / family friendly at Greycroft Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Family friendly
Children over 14 years
Car parking available at Greycroft Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Car parking available
Special diets catered for at Greycroft Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Special diets catered for
Credit / debit cards accepted at Greycroft Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Credit / debit cards accepted
2% charge for credit cards
TV available at Greycroft Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Television
Hairdryer available at Greycroft Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Hairdryer
Tea / coffee facilities at Greycroft Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Tea / Coffee facilities
Guest garden at Greycroft Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Garden for guest use
Residents lounge at Greycroft Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Residents lounge
Cycle friendly at Greycroft Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Cycle friendly
Walker friendly at Greycroft Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Walker friendly
WiFi available at Greycroft Bed & Breakfast Accommodation WiFi
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tripadvisor
10/09/2017

short visit


trevorchamarette, Wokingham, United Kingdom
Breaking a short visit to Scotland we stayed a couple of nights at Greycroft Place. We were welcomed by Audrey with open arms as if we had been regular visitors. What a lovely place to stay, with great amenities and with easy reach of Tanners Inn, town centre, Alnwick castle and gardens and a great bookshop. Our stay was a wonderful experience and we shall certainly visit again but this time for longer.
tripadvisor
25/08/2017

Excellent place to stay. Highly recommended.


Andy M, Manchester, United Kingdom
This was a repeat visit to Greycroft where we were made to feel very welcome by Audrey and Tom again. Such a lovely place to stay, good advice on local places of interest along with recommendations on where to eat. No hard sell just good suggestions. The bedrooms and en-suites are all to a very high standard, lovely and clean also. Tom's cooked breakfast really does set you up for the day. It really is the best place to stay if you are visiting Alnwick. We shall certainly return in the future, which I guess is the best form of recommendation.
tripadvisor
21/08/2017

Recent stay in Alnwick


Linda N, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
We stayed at Greycroft for 3 nights on a recent trip to Alnwick. It is a lovely B&B run by Audrey and Tom. It has a great location for the attractions of Alnwick. It is very clean with great attention to detail. The rooms are lovely and the owners very informative and helpful .There is a sitting room down stairs as well as a fridge etc on the landing , with water and room for a bottle of wine if you wanted a cold one. We were given various discounts tickets for the local attractions and help/recommendations with where to eat etc. Tom does a fabulous breakfast . Would definitely recommend / visit again. Thanks to both for making our stay so memorable.
tripadvisor
16/08/2017

A very stylish and well appointed B&B in Alnwick


laMettrie, Lincoln, United Kingdom
Greycroft is in the centre of Alnwick and is very handy for the gardens and castle. We had the green room - very well appointed. Excellent bathroom with spacious and powerful shower. The décor is interesting and distinctive and it was a pleasure to spend time there. The breakfast was magnificent, full of interesting things and very elegantly served. The owner, Audrey Bowes, is very keen and enthusiastic that your stay is absolutely perfect, as ours was. Couldn't fault Greycroft, one of the best B and B's I have stayed in.
tripadvisor
14/08/2017

Perfection in Alnwick


Dabber77,
Stayed once again at the idyllic Greycroft in the centre of Alnwick. So handy for Barter Books, the Tanners Arms, the Castle and Gardens etc. Tom and Audrey looked after us perfectly with every detail attended to in our rooms, lovely breakfasts, and their comprehensive local knowledge. We will be back!
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