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Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four friends stayed for one night sharing two rooms. My room was enormous, double aspect windows onto beautiful gardens, high ceilings. Whole house was warm cosy & peaceful. The smell of essential oil, which I love, probably geranium, greeted us as we went upstairs. Food is delicious, all guests & staff lovely, I had a bath in the free standing...

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We spent 4 wonderful days at Newbold House. We were warmly welcomed by Andrew, Blue and other staff and volunteers. Our bedroom was large, light and comfortable. Meals were delicious and healthy. The productive walled garden and woodland area were a delight. It was a pleasure to share meals with interesting people: both the staff/volunteers and other guests who were...

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Thank Fraser81
Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful historical home and garden! The working members are welcoming, kind and genuine people. My room was comfortable and clean. There are books everywhere if additional inspiration is needed. The meals are delicious. I appreciate the commitment to sustainability here. A travelers haven.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Newbold is a great place to engage in peacefull contemplation and relaxation with lovely friendly supportive staff that can arrange your day for you if you like. The food of amazing the house stunning and location perfect I have visited a few times over the years for courses, retreats of chill tome with my partner.

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Thank Julia J
London
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I had the most amazing and wonderful time at Newbold House. I cannot recommend this gem of a place highly enough. If I could I would have stayed forever. The people make this place a really fabulous place. They work well and hard as a team to give guests an amazing experience. The rooms and bathrooms are impeccably clean. The...

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Reviewed 16 January 2016

I spent a night at Newbold House Jan 4th after a stay in Findhorn Ecovillage. Highly recommend this elegant spacious House with extensive beautiful grounds and organic vegetable/fruit gardens. There is a range of courses and also the opportunity to stay on bed and breakfast basis or full board by arrangement . The resident community are extremely helpful and friendly...

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Thank Elinor M
glasgow
Reviewed 7 January 2016

For £30 this staff xmas night out would have already been fantastic value had we only been given the beautiful dining room, and great meal-with veg from the garden. On top of that we had Murder Mystery co-ordinated by the staff, accommodating our ham acting, drunken patter and poor detective work(no one came close to solving the murder). In addition...

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Moray, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Loved the atmosphere, setting and food, excellent idea and location for a Christmas night out! Recommend the murder mystery package for something different....welcoming hosts and a relaxed cosy place to get into the festive spirit...

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1Thank amberu991
Reviewed 16 October 2015

It looked like the perfect house. Beautiful victorian rooms, each one different form the others. Same for the bathrooms, each one with a different and interesting taste. Great grand piano to play on in front of one of two beautiful gardens. People working and volunteering there are amazingly friendly and it seemed to me like being at home. Thank you...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Newbold is the kind of place that you just want to keep coming back to. This is due in part to the people who are here. As a single traveller, you needn't worry about being lonely or unprovided for. It's not every time that what you read about a holiday place lives up to your expectations, but Newbold House just...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newbold House is a beautiful 'Eco-Mansion' - an 19th century Victorian building now run by us on sustainable principles. We are a nature-based retreat and well-being centre, B&B and workshop venue,surrounded by 7 acres of beautiful grounds including a large organic veg garden. The property backs onto woodland with walking trails full of wildlife including deer, badgers, red squirrels and pine martens. Every room is a beautiful space, with locally sourced antique linens,china, books and period details such as stained glass and original fireplaces. There are 7 rooms – singles, twins and two rooms able to accommodate up to 5 beds for families or friends sharing. All rooms have their own hand basin, are a good size and have lovely views of the surrounding gardens and woods. There is free Wi-Fi access throughout the house.If you prefer a more rustic experience you can also choose to stay in one of comfortably furnished bell tents, decorated with vintage furniture and accessories. Along with our chickens we have a ‘bee garden’, traditional Shamanic sweat lodge, a garden stupa (Buddhist prayer tower) for outdoor meditation and a classic Victorian conservatory. Here, you can sit and enjoy glorious sub-tropical plants, fig and passion flowers. Our house, grounds and surrounding countryside are a great place to re-connect with yourself and with nature and the wellbeing of people and the planet is at the core of what we do. The house is run by a small community with a large skill-set – including an organic farmer, marine biologist, Shamanic Practitioner, green energy expert, musicians and a highly skilled ornamental gardener. Our group mission is to connect people with nature and nurture; teaching and sharing skills for environmental, personal and social well-being. We are based on the outskirts of Forres, in the gorgeous region of Moray Speyside and just 27 miles east of Inverness. A mere 6 miles away is Findhorn Bay, part of a coastline recently voted as one of the world’s best by National Geographic, great for boat trips and a top seal-spotting location.We are also a short ride away from the famous Findhorn Foundation community, Logie Steading, a converted farmstead of local artisans with second-hand bookshops, an art gallery and farm shop. A variety of medieval castles, Pictish monuments, gardens and a wide variety of outdoor activity providers.Homecooked organic, locally-sourced lunches and dinners available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Newbold House

Address: 111 St Leonards Road, Forres IV36 2RE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Moray > Forres
Price Range: ₹ 2,394 - ₹ 3,249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Room 10 is where we stayed, was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Sophington, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If it is not too crowded, I'd go for a shared room as the views and space are more beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles 694evea, 16 Oct 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in room 16 - but it is normally reserved for staff. MAGIC!”
 of 5 bubbles 439MaryB, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I thought the best rooms were #2 and #3 for a single or a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles laurasaridavis, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Room 1…so elegant!”
 of 5 bubbles beetee123, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
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