Country house bed and breakfast, Ancroft, Berwick upon Tweed

Beautiful Bed and Breakfast accommodation set in the heart of rural Northumberland…

The Old Parsonage Country House

If you are looking for beautiful country house bed & breakfast accommodation in peaceful rural surroundings near Berwick Upon Tweed, then The Old Parsonage may just fit the bill. We have 3 rooms to offer: 2 doubles and 1 twin.

A perfect place to wind down and relax.

Close to the Northumberland coast, Holy Island, Bamburgh, The Farne Islands, Alnwick, Seahouses or venture inland to the Cheviot Hills and the grand houses of the Scottish Borders.

All rooms have cotton bed linen, fluffy towels, cosy dressing gowns, hairdryers and luxury toiletries, along with complimentary teas, coffee and bottled water. Each room has a flat-screen TV with DVD player and free WiFi internet.

The Drawing Room on the ground floor has comfy sofas, large-screen TV, board games and books to enjoy and a cosy fire burning in the cooler months.

The extensive gardens are a great place to explore; wander in the wildflower meadow; relax and read a book in The Hut; play croquet on the lawns or play tennis on the hard surface tennis court.

We have plenty of free parking space and lock up storage for bikes and sports equipment .

We are a non-smoking house but outside is fine.

We love dogs but unfortunately are unable to accommodate guests' dogs.

We are 10 out of 10 on reviews, and we also have some great reviews on Trip Advisor

Please phone or email us to check our availability and to ensure the best price. Our room rate for 2024 when you phone and book directly with us is £150 per night including breakfast. Contact us for availability:

Tel: 07831 512551

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Our Bed and Breakfast Rooms

A choice of three rooms for our guests to enjoy.


An elegant, light-filled, south-facing room with Superking-size four-poster bed and en-suite walk-in shower room. It overlooks the dovecote and gardens with views out across woodlands and fields.


Has a Kingsize Sleigh bed and adjacent private bathroom with roll top bathtub with shower fitment. A large, south facing bay window overlooking the orchard gives views across to the coast.


A spacious twin room at the top of the house. Up two flights of stairs, it has two comfortable single beds and a walk-in shower room. Dorma windows face south with views over the treetops to the countryside and coast.

Breakfast at The Old Parsonage

Breakfast is served in the spacious dining room which opens onto the gardens.


Selection of Cereals, Muesli, Porridge

Fresh Fruit, Fruit Compote, Yoghurt

Fruit Juices

Scrambled Eggs with Scottish Smoked Salmon

Poached Eggs

"Ancroft Rarebit"

Grilled Bacon Sandwich

Toasted Buttered Crumpets


Warm Croissant


Honey & Preserves

English Breakfast Tea, Earl Grey Tea

Herbal Infusions

Coffee Cafetiere, Caffe Latte, Decaffeinated Coffee

Hot Chocolate

Please advise if you have any special dietary requirements and we will do our best to accommodate. We do not provide evening meals but can email you a copy of our Recommended Dining Out List.

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Places to See - Things to Do

Berwick-Upon-Tweed historic walled town
Holy Island of Lindisfarne
Fly Fishing on the River Tweed
Goswick Championship Links Golf Course
Bamburgh Castle
Alnwick Castle and Gardens
Floors Castle and Gardens
Farne Islands seals & puffins
Seahouses Harbour Town
Dunstanburgh Castle
Coastal path walking
Horse riding, cycling
Diving, windsurfing, kitesurfing.

Our Country House Location

Getting Here - Directions

Travelling South down the A1
After passing Berwick-Upon-Tweed take the B6252 signed Wooler. Stay on this road for appx 2 miles through Ancroft and The Old parsonage is the last house on the left before you leave the village. Enter through the stone gateposts on corner.

Travelling North up the A1
After passing Haggerston castle on right travel appx 1 mile and turn left signed Ancroft Mill. (Please take care and give plenty of notice as this is a busy road ) Take next turn right. Appx 1mile turn right at T junction. Go down the hill and The Old Parsonage is the first house as you enter the village on the right hand side The entrance is through the stone gate posts on bend of road.

Please drive in and park in front of house .

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