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Percy Arms Hotel
"Good Points: Good value room. Bad Points: Beds were very narrow. door to bathroom was not very private. General review: Not bad for the price.

Date visited: 2009-08-29 ..." More

Otterburn Tower
"Good Points: Lovely situation with first class food. Bad Points: Very poor room heating with a radiator undersized for a big room. General review: I enjoyed the night with you and talking ..." More

Otterburn Tower
"GREAT STAFF AND WONDERFULL FOOD. A CREDIT ALL ROUND TO JOHN. WE WILL BE BACK AT THE END OFF THE MONTH FOR MORE!

Date visited: 6/5/2007 ..." More

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In the district of Tynedale in Northumberland, thirty-one miles northwest of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, lies the small village of Otterburn on the banks of the river Rede near the confluence of the Otter Burn from which its name is derived. A cousin of William the Conqueror founded Otterburn Tower, a Northumbrian country house, in 1086. Only sixteen miles from the Scottish border, Otterburn played its part in the border raids, the most famous of which was a major battle, in 1388, between the English and Scots armies. According to the Scots the battle took place on August 5th although the English insist it was the 19th but whichever the date, both agree it was a victory for the Scots. Fought mostly by moonlight, the Scot leader James Douglas, making a move against Newcastle, was killed. English troops were led by Harry Hotspur, Sir Henry Percy son of the Earl of Northumberland, who was taken captive. Instead of waiting for re-inforcements from the Bishop of Durham, he went hastily into battle, which is the subject of two ballads, the Scot version entitled Otterburn and the English Chevy Chase. Otterburn today is a popular village with tourists and those interested in the history of the area as well as a commuter base for workers in Newcastle and Tyneside.

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Otterburn Mill
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Percy Arms Hotel (0.18 miles)

Percy Arms Hotel

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In the midst of a wild and romantic landscape, the Percy Arms Hotel stands on the edge of the Northumberland Moors and offers luxury and comfort in a genuine 'get ... More

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Otterburn Tower (0.21 miles)

Otterburn Tower

The Otterburn Tower is truly distinctive. A fortified Northumbrian country house, built by a cousin of William the Conqueror in 1076, it attractively combines almost a thousand years of history with all the facilities required ... More | visit website

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Butterchurn Guest House (0.23 miles)

Butterchurn Guest House
The Butterchurn Guest House in the heart of the village of Otterburn provides a warm welcome and friendly family atmosphere. The large stone built house offers excellent year round accommodation. ... More | visit website
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Otterburn Hall Hotel (0.65 miles)

Otterburn Hall Hotel

Situated in the heart of Northumberland, in an area of natural beauty with the village of Otterburn, a short stroll away. This luxury 4 star Country House hotel is the only hotel in the Northumbria ... More | visit website

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Redesdale Arms Hotel (3.33 miles)

Redesdale Arms Hotel

Situated in the beautiful Northumberland National Park we are perfectly located for a relaxing break or a touring exploration of what the North East has to offer. We offer bed and breakfast or full ... More | visit website

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Bay Horse Inn (3.97 miles)

Bay Horse Inn
The Bay Horse Inn stands on the A68 route Darlington to Edinburgh, within easy reach of the industrial and commercial centres of the North East. We are 6 miles from Otterburn, 20 miles from Corbridge ... More | visit website
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Brandy Bank House (4.43 miles)

Brandy Bank House
Brandy Bank House is an Old Staging Inn built Circa 1800.

Our rooms are spacious and each is individually designed and tastefully decorated.

Whether the purpose of your visit is to explore the ... More | visit website

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The Gun Inn (5.66 miles)

The Gun Inn
The Gun Inn can cater for up to seven guests and enjoys wonderful countryside views. There are also Excellent restaurant facilities for breakfasts and evening meals. Local attractions include superb walking, cycling and fishing ... More | visit website
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White Rose Cottage (5.68 miles)

White Rose Cottage
We're perfectly located for your base to exploring the Northumberland National Park and Coast, Kielder Water and Forest Park and Hadrian's Wall Country. We're also not too far from accessing the Pennine Way and Reivers ... More | visit website
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Kirkside (6.63 miles)

Kirkside
Being a small family run business we can provide those little personal touches that larger concerns have a tendency to forget helping to make your stay an even more enjoyable experience. Bellingham is officially ... More | visit website

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