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Lodging and Pubs

  • Feversham Lodge, York. Converted from a 19th century Methodist Manse to a Guest House in 1980, Feversham retains its characteristic original features in the dining room, lounge and some guest rooms. Details such as the stained glass front door panels, Italian marble fireplace and beautiful Victorian ceiling roses have lasted for over 100 years.
  • Bessiestown Farm Country Guesthouse, Catlowdy, Longtown, Cumbria. Bessiestown resembles a small, friendly country house hotel. Its bedrooms, dining room, lounge bar and TV lounge are all delightfully furnished and decorated to ensure the relaxed atmosphere you would expect in a comfortable family home. Located in open countryside only two miles from the border with Scotland on the B6318 leading to Hadrian's Wall Country.
  • Oaklands Bed and Breakfast, Laurieston, Scotland. Oaklands is a spacious detached Edwardian villa built in 1910 in an elevated position on the Antonine Mound which dates back to Roman occupation in AD 143. The house retains many of the period features of the time including a magnificent stained glass window. Oaklands is superbly situated for both city and rural pursuits: two miles from the town of Falkirk, and less than 30 minutes from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling
  • Charnwood Bed and Breakfast Charnwood is set in landscape grounds in the delightful small village of Kingsley, fourteen miles from Chester, England.
  • Bay Horse Pub, Gillygate, York. A brief review with a small photo of the pub. Part of Jim's York Pub Guide.
  • Plunkets, York. Located between York Minster and Bootham Bar, this is a popular restaurant among locals and visitors alike. The building dates to 1640 and is said to be haunted by the ghostly "Hooded Lady." The upstairs bar is called "The Beggar's Banquet Bar" and was visited by the Rolling Stones, whose signatures can be found on the wall.
  • The Abbey Inn, Yorkshire, England. A warm ambience awaits you with open fires, stone-flagged floors, Jacobean furniture, fine tapestries, captivating pieces of object d'art – and great food. Located across from Byland Abbey in Yorkshire.
  • The Shoulder of Mutton, Northumberland, England. A traditional country pub located in the heart of rural Northumberland, between Morpeth and Alnwick.