Warkworth Old Post Office
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Blocking off a day to air rooms in between guest bookings where possible. Sanitising room keys before guest arrival and leaving them in rooms. Removal of honesty bar and instead offering chilled soft drinks already in the room. provision of individual rather than shared mini fridges. Separate cleaning kits for each room. Purchase of multiple pillow/ duvet protectors for regular changing. Provision of fresh flowers in rooms to offset removal of other benefits. provison of in-room magazines rather than in lounge and quarantine for 72 hours. Pre-order breakfasts option by text message.
FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT
Cosy B&B on Northumberland coastal path within walking distance of Warkworth beach, Warkworth Castle and stunning walks along the River Coquet. Three guest rooms and a beautiful lounge and dining area in the former village post office. A grade II listed Georgian town house in the centre of historic Castle Street, The Old Post Office is a popular year-round destination for couples, solo travellers, walkers and cyclists. We serve sumptuous breakfasts with locally produced ingredients.
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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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