Guest comments

Below are comments left in the Visitors’ Book by guests since January 2016

Excellent accomodation, well appointed, great location, clean as a whistle, felt as though we were at home. We would HIGHLY recommend to anyone, perfect place to stay!!!!!

Keith & Mary Gilbert, Rosemount, Minnesota. 07/01/2019

Lovely New Year’s break, the flat was perfect: well turned out, clean and in a great location (fireworks from the Belvedere!). Appreciated small touches, such as welcome pack, tissues etc. Thank you – we hope to be back.

Miriam, John, Hannah & Peter, Musselburgh, 02/01/2019

The flat has been perfect – thank you! A great base for us to meet relatives.

The Kettlewell family, Shropshire, 27/12/18

Brilliant apartment in superb location. Spent 2 days walking from Cresswell to Alnmouth on the Northumberland Coastal Path, quite beautiful scenery. Hope to be back soon to continue the walk. Many thanks.

Steve, Debra & Beryl, 18th October 2018

Lovely apartment. Very comfortable. Lots to do in the area. Can recommend The Market Tavern, friendly staff and generous portions so make sure you are hungry!

Julia & Andrew, 30/09/18

Two years on and the flat is equally as good to be in as it was then. We even managed to enjoy the turret this time. Such a convenient place and such a lovely town.

Barbara & Jill, Waltham & Faversham, 23/09/18

Third time in this fabulous apartment – never fails to provide perfect accommodation & location for trip to Alnwick. Our son especially loves the turret & his bedroom. Thank you!

Claire, Richard & Harvey, 19/08/18

Lovely apartment and location. Would definitely come back if in the area again. Thank you very much.

The Midgley Family, 15/08/18

Fantastic stay, thank you. Lovely apartment, clean and comfortable. Perfect location. Will be back.

Caroline, Emily and Naomi, 11/08/18

Excellent apartment, thanks for having great extras, teas, coffees, biscuits and jams. Really well equipped and a great place to stay.

Paul, Sofia and Roma, 28/07/18

Really lovely apartment, rooms a lot bigger than expected. Had a lovely time at Alnwick Gardens. Weather better than forecast which was a bonus. Would definitely recommend and would love to return. Thank you.

Had a great holiday. Loved the beaches and castles for exploring.

Nina & Lee, 08/06/18

The Beckitt family, Stamford Bridge, 01/06/18

Wonderful location from which to explore the north of the county. Lovely apartment. Brought back many childhood memories.

Lowther Family, 23/05/18

Lovely base for house hunting – hopefully we will be back for good. Beaches still amazing.

Jane & Frank Lynch, Sandhurst, 12/05/18

Another lovely stay here, have had a really good time and were so pleased to discover “Lilburns” – great food.

David & Eileen Ruxton, Colchester, 18/04/18

“Beautiful apartment fitting of a beautiful place. We loved our time here.

Coleman & Shire family, Cork, 01/04/18

a lovely, well equipped, well positioned, clean and comfortable apartment. We will definitely return if over this way again. Alnwick is a beautiful place as is this coastline of Northumberland. Thank you.

Yvonne & Richard, North Yorkshire, 28/03/18

Such a fantastic apartment. We were so very comfortable here when we needed a home away from home. Thank you!

The Hall family, Farmington, Minnesota, USA 15/03/18

Lovely break – bracing but very enjoyable.

The Pipes, Suffolk, 25/02/2018

Third wonderful visit. We love Alnwick, Northumberland, The Hotspur, Bailiffgate museum. 

The Paytons, Edinburgh, 11/02/2018

Fantastic apartment – clean, all amenities and very central. Alnwick is lovely. Recommend Alnwick Garden, Dunstanburgh Castle and Cafe Terrino.

The White Family, East Yorkshire, 08/01/18

Had a great time in this lovely apartment 10/10!! (comment in guest comments book)

Spotless & quirky. Spent 3 nights in this apartment with friends for the New Year weekend. Lovely apartment, a home from home. Cannot rate it highly enough!!! Thank you. (comment via Owner’s Direct)

Barr, Hall & Nicholson, 29/12/17

Very good. Thank you.

Dr Hodgson, Durham, 04/12/17

Perfect base for exploring. Comfortable and relaxing. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thank you.

Lesley and Peter, Leeds, 19/11/17

Had a really lovely time in Alnwick and Northumberland. Apartment was a great, comfortable and central base for us. Thanks.

Lizzie and Nick, Leeds, 15/11/17

Had a great stay in this cosy, comfy apartment. Would love to return, thank you.

The Clark family, Darwen, 01/11/17

We had a fantastic short break and the apartment is really lovely in so many ways, Great location too. Thank you.

Murphy family, Crosby, Liverpool, 28/10/2017

Once again had a great time in Alnwick. Apartment ideal for exploring Northumberland

Healys and Simms, 25/10/2017

Thanks for a lovely stay. Ideal for spending time in Alnwick.

The MacLeods, Edinburgh, 20/10/2017

Brilliant apartment.Seen Alnwick as I have never seen before. Apparently this used to be the doctor’s house. The surgery across the archway. A relative used to play with the doctor’s daughter on a rocking horse in the turret!

Heather, Simon, Eloise & Jade, Wilburton, Cambs, 8/10/17

What a great apartment !!! Had everything we needed for a relaxing holiday. Great base to go out & explore.

Tom & Gem, Falkirk, 5/10/17

Really lovely apartment. Had a lovely holiday – Northumberland is a pretty county. Loved Barter Books.

Yvonne & Frank, Winchester, 30/09/2017

A lovely apartment perfect for our needs. Alnwick is a lovely place to stay, excellent holiday, lots of walking. Thankyou.

Marion & Becky, Wakefield, 23/09/17

We have had a lovely time here, so convenient for the town and Alnwick Gardens. The flat is very well equipped and comfortable and Barter Books is less than 5 minutes down the road. It has been quite an expensive week!

Sue & James, Somerset & London, 16/09/17

We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay, an ideal location for exploring the Castle and Gardens and the glorious coast. The apartment is beautifully decorated, extremely well equipped and very clean.

Graham & Sue, Staffordshire, 09/09/17

Had a fantastic holiday here – lovely apartment, thanks.

Carter Family, York, 31/08/17

A great base for exploring. Apartment can’t be faulted.

The Wilcoxs and the Helps, 28/04/17

Lovely apartment, very well equipped, clean and tidy. had a great few days exploring Alnwick and surrounding areas. Thank you.

The Brackleys, 23/04/17

A warm and welcoming apartment. Great location, would definitely stay again.

The Hawkins, St. Albans, 10/04/17

A lovely and well equipped flat. Owners very helpful. Beautifully clean + nice + close to city centre

‘Leeds Crowd’ 26/03/17

Third visit for us and once again no complaints from us. Have walked eaten and drunk all week – perfect holiday. Thanks for the provisions in the kitchen and toiletries.

Sue & Michael, South Wales, 03/03/17

Lovely apartment – had everything we needed and felt just like home. For February we enjoyed beautiful weather so made the most of it – Alnwick Gardens, Dunstanborough Castle, Holy Island, Edinburgh were just some of our destinations. Would definitely return to Northumberland.

Jenny & Steve, Halifax, 23/02/17

Well equipped apartment, perfect for our needs!

Charlton family, Peebles, 05/02/17

Yet again, a lovely place to stay and relax. Lovely apartment

Blowers and Tudors, Sheffield, 01/01/17

Excellent apartment. Very clean and tidy and equipped with everything you need. In a great location. Loved it and would come again and recommend to friends!!

Steve and Karen, Langthorpe, North Yorkshire, 03/11/16

Lovely Apartment. Ideally situated.

Healys and Sims, Derby, 26/10/16

Great holiday home, with lots of great walks and restaurants

Nicoll Family, Edinburgh, 22/10/16

A super apartment, a real home from home with every convenience. 50 years since we came to Alnwick to study at the Castle. Lots of very happy memories – good to see the town is still thriving.

Jill (Kent) & Barbara (Lincs) 14/10/16

Lovely apartment. Very comfortable and well equipped. Our first time in Northumberland, but won’t be the last

Steve & Sally Williams, Lincolnshire, 8/10/16

Great apartment, very well equipped. Excellent base for touring. Enjoyed the turret room, breakfast and pre-dinner! Northumberland is just fabulous, first visit and we’ll be back although worry we may not get such perfect weather next time.

Carol & Terry, Isle of Wight, 4/10/16

Great place to tour Northumberland. Loved Alnwick Castle and Gardens. Loved the Belvedere for Breakfast. Great apartment.

David Milne and Wendy Clegg, 20/09/2016

Had a lovely break, smashing apartment, so many places to visit – will return – highly recommend.

Sue & Jim Hill, Sheila & Tim Gillard, 20/09/16

Lovely apartment, great location. Pity the castle not open as filming. Got to the Farne Islands even though thick fog came down. Good break and we will return to visit places we missed.

Jan, Pete & Dan, North Wales, 16/08/16

Our 2nd visit here – flat is fabulous. Our 6 year old loves the turret and the bedroom with twin beds! Castle and Gardens are just about on the doorstep. Thank you.

Richard, Claire and Harvey, 18/08/16

Fabulous apartment. Loved Alnwick and the Gardens. Great place to eat. We will be back, thank you.

Helen & Chris, York, 12/08/16

A fab apartment. The kids loved the belvedere. Castle and Gardens were fab. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and greatly appreciated that the apartment had so many little extras.

Emma, Steve, Joe(8) and Dan(5), York, 08/08/16

A lovely apartment and very comfortable in a central location. Castle and Gardens are great. Make sure you book if you want to eat at the Treehouse. Lots to do – pity about the rain.

Caroline, Glenn & Esme, Colchester, 02/07/16

Great apartment. Beach at Alnmouth and Bamburgh beautiful in the snow.

Derek & Sue, Knaresborough, 29/04/16

Wonderful week in Alnwick. Weather good, visited lots of NT properties. Scenery breathtaking.

Michael & Sheila, Shropshire, 25/04/16

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Alnwick. Apartment is lovely and a fantastic base. Hope to return again one day – Many thanks.

The Lankesters, 16/04/16

Lovely Easter break, we even saw the sunshine. Good to return to the Gardens and Wallington. Great apartment. Thank you.

The Mattocks, 30/03/16

Thank you for providing us with such a comfortable, well-equipped and convenient base

Downines and Mc’Garrys, 23/03/16

Apartment excellent, very well appointed

David, Cambridgeshire, 20/03/16

Great, well equipped apartment. Comfy bed and sofas – pity castle not open ’til later in the month

Ella and Andy, Chesterfield, 11/03/16