Best places to stay in Northumberland

Lord Crewe Arms

So much moor…

Nestled in the honey-stone village of Blanchland, beneath a cloak of forests and heath, stands our storybook bolthole, Lord Crewe Arms. Offering the warmth of twenty-six bedrooms, each decorated in soothing North Pennine hues, we're ideally positioned for a relaxing north east getaway. Soaked in Northumberland soul – this is hillside living with heart, and we’re pretty sure you’ll love us for it.

A Warm Welcome

A true Northumbrian welcome guaranteed! Book a Champion Room or Suite and enjoy a slice of cake and a cup of something hot on arrival.

Full English Breakfast

Set yourself up for the day with a hearty breakfast served up in the Bishop's Dining Room or in the comfort of your room or suite.

Walking Supplies

Enjoy local ventures using our carefully curated maps, handy walking supplies, Crewe fudge and use of the boot room during your stay.


Bastions of crafted luxury betrothed to the wilds, each of our hilltop hideaways profess a heavenly sort of stillness.


Simple, honest plates plucked from the larder of our landscape, our food evolves with the seasons. Always delicious, our menus are the perfect choice for hearty feasts.


The perfect backdrop for your dream day, nothing whispers rustic romance more than wild moors, knitted forests, teardrop windows and a blazing fireside (or four).


Just across our Pennine piazza lies The Gatehouse. Once the keeper of the keys, today it’s our one-of-a-kind meeting space promising a hearty dose of hilltop verve.

Our story

From monks dressed in white to the dissolution of the Abbeys of England, our Northumberland hideaway boasts an awe-inspiring history that is woven into the very fabric of the moors.

The place to feast

Delve into simple, honest plates plucked from the larders of our landscape. Our food evolves in company with the seasons; always bountiful, always beautiful, always begging for just one mouthful more.

Tie the knot

A monastic paradise in the clouds; nothing whispers rustic romance more than wild moors, knitted forests, tear-drop windows and a blazing fireside - or four.

Plotting north?

Spoil yourself, that special someone or the whole motley crew, with a snug getaway in Northumberland.

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