Short stay: The Angel Inn, Corbridge, Northumberland, UK


Our latest weekend getaway was for a sailing event at Derwent Reservoir in Northumberland for which we chose to stay at The Angel Inn in Corbridge, a pretty town just a 20 minute drive away from the venue and 16 miles west of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. We opted to park on the street rather than in the The Angel’s car park because we were towing a boat trailer, before being welcomed at a small reception desk next to a bustling bar.

This historic coaching inn dates back to 1529 and remains a thriving Northumbrian pub and hotel with a handful of rooms. We stayed in The Angel’s apartment, still within the main building, which offers a real ‘home from home’ experience that is perfect for families.

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