Tankerville Arms Hotel Wooler
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTankerville Arms Hotel Wooler
The Tankerville Arms was OK, nothing more.
The welcome wasn't the best we have had, and the whole place just needs updating a bit really. A cracking nights sleep and a reasonable (no better) breakfast.
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... her walled garden, so we watched that briefly before leaving for Rothbury. We shopped in the Alnwick Morrisons supermarket to buy salads for dinner (a quick reality check after the grandeur of the big house ). If you are familiar with the detective series "Vera" you will be aware of the accents we are hearing and the cars they are driving. Wonderful pet! More fabulous moorland scenery on the way back to Rothbury, churches, ruined castles and stone bridges. A big day but a memorable ...
... children and the challenge they face buying a property of their own. Sounded like we were talking about the same country, with the scenarios being similar. And their frustration at one of the kids trying hard to save for a house who has recently booked a 5 star holiday to Turkey! They were rolling their eyes and shaking their heads. Haha.
They seemed to enjoy telling us about their room in the hotel, with the bath being in the bedroom, ...
... go here with a sense of fun. The owner of the place bought it 30 years ago to bring it back into his wife's family (the Greys, as in Earl Grey), and has clearly been having fun with the notes he's left around. His uncle, for instance, has supposedly walked 130 miles in a day. Another display talks about the Pope driving a dog sled. One display mentioned how Bruce defeated his childhood friend, Edward I, at ...
... of his life.
Skiathmuir Toll turned out to be somebody's home. They had lived there five years, the man told me, and didn't know where the Battle of Skaithmuir took place--only that something like that had happened somewhere around there.
We took a chance and turned down another road, searching for a road with no lane markings, shrubs on either side, telephone wires, and a particular two story house with two windows under the eaves of the second ...
Drove to Otterburn via A721,A72 (bad condition) to Peebles - roads in Peebles some of the worst encountered in trip A 707,A7060, A7, A6091,A68 A696. Drizzle and overcast the entire way. very cold today. Hotel pretty run down - seems to cater mainly for weddings (big marquee at back) and tour busses. ...