Hotel Otterburn Castle

OtterburnNE19 1NSOtterburnUnited Kingdom

About Hotel Otterburn Castle

Escape to wild Redesdale in Northumberland at Hotel Otterburn Castle Country House Hotel. Set in 32 acres of grounds, this refined accommodation in a renovated listed building at the edge of Northumberland National Park retains period features like stained glass windows and fireplaces.

Individually-decorated rooms, many enjoying views of the grounds, boast en suite bathrooms, patterned wallpapers, flat-screen TVs and hospitality trays. A luxurious library-themed suite adds an ornate four-poster bed and chaise-longue.

Conveniences include a lounge with open fires, terraced gardens, outdoor seating, event space, free Wi-Fi and complimentary parking.

A cooked breakfast is included and the fine dining restaurant with scenic views is open for dinner. Traditional afternoon teas are offered and there’s a licensed bar.

Hotel Otterburn Castle Country House Hotel is about 40 minutes’ drive from Newcastle-upon-Tyne and roughly 90 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh. Chesters Roman Fort on Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site is 30 minutes’ drive away.


Otterburn, NE19 1NS, Otterburn, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1830)520620 | Fax: +44(1830)521504 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Massage

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Tranquil location amid stunning scenery

This quirky historic property enjoyed a peaceful village location amid terraced gardens and extensive grounds in idyllic Redesdale. Guests loved the surrounding scenery and liked being a short walk from village amenities. Drivers appreciated the free parking and direct access to the A696. It was also a short drive from the A68 and A69 for straightforward access to area attractions, museums and dining options. Outdoors enthusiasts loved having the wild Cheviot Hills, unspoilt Northumberland National Park and Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty all within striking distance.

Upbeat about customer service and food

Friendly, professional and courteous were just some of the words reviewers used to describe employees. Diners often enjoyed the food and service at the restaurant, praising the yummy desserts and use of local produce.

Praise for characterful rooms

Visitors expressed positive opinions about the rooms, calling them characterful, spacious, clean and comfortable. Guests also enjoyed spotting wildlife amid attractive scenery visible from many of the rooms with views. Many guests were impressed with the library suite boasting an ornately-carved four-poster bed.

Negative Reviews

Weak Wi-Fi and TV reception reported

Several critics claimed the free Wi-Fi network was beset by spotty coverage or underwhelming speeds in some areas. Furthermore, there were claims of a weak TV signal in certain rooms.

Flaws noted in some rooms

Reviewers sometimes described difficulties with adjusting the room temperature to their liking. There were also reports of occasional hot water supply interruptions in several rooms.

Restaurant underwhelmed some guests

Although many diners enjoyed the food and service in the restaurant at this property, some critics felt the service was a little slow when it was busy or that prices weren't the most competitive. A few hungry diners also claimed their portions could have been more generous.

Rating Overview

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8.6 out of 10 based on 122 reviews