First of all, I would never have picked out a Bed and Breakfast to stay in until now.
Let me be honest, I am a hotel lady, I love a plush posh hotel and have certain standards. Usually, I overlook a bed and breakfast and go straight to the hotel.
After a long day out in York, I fully expected to return home for my birthday night out in Newcastle but was surprised when we pulled up the gorgeous contemporary building surrounded by fields and animals.
The Stables at The Vale is a luxurious appointed bed and breakfast just outside of Yarm. It is located on 4 acres of land and is the perfect place for peace and quiet.
The Bed And Breakfast
Set aside from the main road you would not know it was there. You drive up the cobbled track to the glorious house and home of the owner and into the car park for the bed and breakfast.
The home is surrounded by the paddocks and you are welcomed by the sheep, chickens, and lambs. Enough to make anyone smile.
The bed and breakfast offer 6 bespoke rooms, all with separate themes and room names and set on the side of the home building.
The rooms are set aside from the entrance and lounge area which are designed to hold families, groups, and couples and the perfect place to relax. They have 2 huge sofas in front of the fire and although we went in summer, I can imagine it is just as nice in the winter.
The entrance is welcoming with separate toilets and free cakes and drink on arrival, which believe me were needed!
The rooms were all bespoke, we had an African theme and was super clean! The en-suite bathroom was exceptionally clean with toiletries left out for us, fresh towels and contemporary features. The rooms were of a hotel standard.
The beds, furniture, and even the bed linen were of excellent quality, not what I would have expected from a bed and breakfast.
Its fab as all bedrooms have en-suite and free wi-fi too!
The breakfast was served in the lounge and you are greeted by the staff to serve you. It had a very homely feel about it and was very relaxed and comfortable.
There was a lot to choose from, a range of fresh fruit and cereals were laid out with fresh juices and tea and coffee were available too.
In addition to this, the menu had a lot to offer. I had a full English breakfast which was just perfect. All the food offered is locally sourced produce. Also, the breakfast was fresh and rich, unlike a greasy fry up!
Although we were there only 1 night I truly did relax. Furthermore, the owner was lovely as were the breakfast staff.
Finally, the location is brilliant. For me, we had a night out in Yarm after a busy day out in York. It is fab for families to get together. Also, for people keen on leisure activities around the area. It is just on the doorstep to the Yorkshire Moors national park and surrounded by historical villages perfect for a stroll in the summer days.
This was not a paid review but needed to be mentioned as it is a hidden gem. I can’t wait to go back!
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