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Low Urpeth Farm Information
20/12/2012

For PR information Low Urpeth Farm, call Sandra Whitefield - 077 69 67 1808

E: sandrawhitefield@googlemail.com

 

For General information on Low Urpeth Farm,  E: stay@lowurpeth.co.uk   or 0191 4102901

 

Web:               www.lowurpeth.co.uk

Press Page:    http://www.lowurpeth.co.uk/press.asp

Twitter:            @LowUrpethFarm (820+followers)

Facebook:       Low Urpeth Farm B&B (25 likes)

Address:          Low Urpeth Farm, Ouston, Chester-Le-Street, Co Durham DH2 1BD

 

Note to editor:

1.      The North East England Tourism Awards Finalists will be presented with their awards at the annual ceremony on 31 January 2012 at The Sage Gateshead.

 

2.      Low Urpeth Farm, Ouston, near Chester-le-Street, is a large traditionally furnished family home on an arable farm offering

a.      Visit Britain 4 Star Gold Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast

b.      4 star Gold self-catering accommodation

c.      Both B&B and Self Catering have a Silver Green Tourism Business Scheme rating.

 

3.      Awards: 

 

1.      2012:

a.      Taste Durham (Visit County Durham) - Highest Quality Assured & Local Produce Champion

b.      North East England Tourism Finalist – Best B&B

c.      North East England Tourism Finalist – Taste of the North East

d.      Visit England Breakfast Award

 

2.      2011

a.      North East England Tourism  - Bed & Breakfast Bronze

b.      Visit England Breakfast Award

c.      Taste Durham (Visit County Durham) - Highest Quality Assured & Local Produce Champion

 

3.      2010:

a.      North East England Tourism - Taste Bronze

b.      Enjoy England Breakfast

c.      Taste Durham (Visit County Durham) - Highest Quality Assured & Local Produce Champion

 

4.      Low Urpeth Farm is 3 miles from Beamish Museum, and close to Durham, Sunderland and Newcastle.

 

5.      Guests staying in the self catering cottages can also sample "Cracking Urpeth Breakfast"

 

6.      Price range for B&B per room per night: £72 - £85 in double ensuite; £52 - £55 single occupancy. Self-catering  cottages are let either weekly (£400 - £550) or short lets (a minimum of 2 night stay)

 

7.      Low Urpeth Farm has been in the Johnson family ancestry for over 190 years (since 1816), the present house being built around 1898. The Bed and breakfast was established in 1988 and celebrates 25 years of operating this year.

 

8.      Not content to sit on its laurels, Low Urpeth now has its own brand products – ‘Hilary’s Homemade’ created by Hilary Johnson – which brings together a selection of breads, jams and biscuits .

 

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