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2215 1

The Lord Crewe Arms Blanchland

AA rating
Country House Hotel

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Rated from 2 to 5, Red Star ‘Inspectors’ Choice’ hotels are the best in Britain and Ireland within their particular banding.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 413 reviews

Countryside hotel with a bar in the vaulted crypt

AA Inspector

At a glance

1 Rosette restaurant
Wheelchair accessible
Dogs welcome
Civil weddings
Outdoor parking

Set in the tranquil and picturesque Northumbrian countryside, 'The Crewe' dates back to the 12th century and was built as the abbot's priory. The building has plenty of character from the pub in the vaulted crypt to the numerous, large open log fires. Bedrooms come in three styles – Cosy, Canny and Champion. The team are naturally friendly with two dining options serving, as they say, 'proper, unpretentious country grub'.


  • En-suite rooms: 21
  • Ground-floor rooms: 6
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Outdoor parking spaces: 25


  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions or menu


  • Croquet
  • Private fishing
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 168
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 18
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 12


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 120

Getting here

10 miles south of Hexham via B6306.

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