- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Washable face masks for serving staff and cleaning staff. All guests given personal hand sanitiser on arrival. Email sent a few days prior to guest arrival setting out changes to the business and 'house rules', including covid-19 specific guidance.
Our Inspector's view
Greycroft is an award-winning B&B offering a relaxing ‘home from home’ experience and a range of tempting breakfasts which allow you to sample the region’s best produce. Nestled in the heart of Alnwick’s conservation area, Greycroft is the perfect base for a relaxing break and exploring Northumberland’s coast and countryside. We are just a two-minute walk from the town centre, with its restaurants and attractions such as the Alnwick Castle, Garden and Barter Books.
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If it’s history you’re after, there’s heaps of it in Northumberland. On Hadrian’s Wall you can imagine scarlet-cloaked Roman legionaries keeping watch for painted Pictish warriors while cursing the English weather and dreaming of home. Desolate battlefield sites and hulking fortresses such as Alnwick, Dunstanburgh, Bamburgh and Warkworth are reminders that this, until not so very long ago, was a contested border region. The ruins of Lindisfarne bear witness to the region’s early Christian history.
Northumberland also has some of Britain’s best beaches. On summer days, and even in winter, you’ll see surfers and other brave souls making the most of the coast. Inland, there are some great walks and bike rides in the dales of the Cheviot Hills and the Simonsides – just hilly enough to be interesting, without being brutally steep. There's dramatic scenery in the High Pennines, where waterfalls plunge into deep valleys, and there are swathes of heather-scented moorland. Northumberland National Park covers over 400 square miles of moorland and valleys with clear streams and pretty, stone-built villages. It’s just the place for wildlife watching too. You’ll find flocks of puffins, guillemots and other seabirds around the Farne Islands, and seals and dolphins offshore.
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