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Fathers Day with The Inn Collection Group

Father’s Day is fast approaching on Sunday June 17. Buying the main man in your life the perfect Father’s Day gift is no easy task.

The Inn Collection Group has just the answer with a winning combo of great food, stellar beer in the perfect pub - and a leisurely stay away.

Managing director Sean Donkin and a father-of-three himself said: "Speaking as a father myself, there's nothing better than spending time with your family, whether it's some well earned time away or a meal out that everyone can enjoy together.

"We've inns in fantastic locations to appeal to dads everywhere, whether they love a game of golf, a spot of fishing or just relaxing with a pint and the papers, a stay or meal with The Inn Collection Group would be a very well received gift to give this Father's Day."

Here are Sean's pick of Father's Day favourites: 

For golf-loving dads our inns will suit him to a tee. Surrounded by some of the best golf courses in the country, here’s our pick of where to putt. 

The Lindisfarne Inn – near Goswick, Berwick, Bamburgh and Seahouses golf courses. 
The Hog’s Head Inn – close to Alnwick and Alnmouth golf courses. 

Which dad doesn’t love a pint of real ale in a proper pub with the newspapers? With a fine selection of local ales and the pre requisite comfy corner for dad escapism, our inns certainly hit the spot.

The King’s Head Inn, Newton under Roseberry, North Yorkshire – quintessential country pub with changing guest local guest ales and sun trap beer garden. 

The Kingslodge Inn, Durham City – country pub in the heart of the city with ales from Durham Brewery.

For fishing-dads 

If your dad’s angling for a great gift, look no further than a stay at one of our seaside inns for a stay that will make his day hook, line and sinker.

The Seaton Lane Inn, County Durham – for sea fishing off Durham’s Heritage Coast 

The Bamburgh Castle Inn, Seahouses, Northumberland – find the one that got away off the stunning Northumberland coast

The Commissioners Quay Inn, Blyth, Northumberland – for great rainbow, brown and blue trout river fishing as well as sea angling trips.

Father's Day gift vouchers are available from the inn of your choice of by calling our booking hotline on 0191 580 3610 (during office hours) or for accommodation, book online anytime. 

Annexe is an excellent addition to The Bamburgh Castle Inn

The Bamburgh Castle Inn annexe is now open for bed and breakfast accommodation in Seahouses Northumberland

It's proving an excellent new addition for guests staying at our Seahouses pub with rooms  - The Bamburgh Castle Inn Annexe is now open. 

Newly opened this month, The Bamburgh Castle Inn Annexe includes 13 new en suite rooms in carefully converted former fishermen's cottages adjacent to The Bamburgh Castle Inn building, just a few yards from Seahouses harbour with its beach and colourful boats leaving daily for the Farne Islands. 

The Bamburgh Castle Inn general manager Nicola Austin said: "We delighted with the new Bamburgh Castle Inn annexe. The rooms are beautiful and extremely comfortable. They've been converted to the same AA three star gold standard as our main inn and are a welcome addition to our award-winning inn. 

"We're enjoying excellent feedback from guests and look forward to welcoming visitors coming to stay with us."

The Bamburgh Castle Inn Annexe offers en suite double, twin, single and family room options.  Room rates include a full Northumberland breakfast. 

 

Rooms fit for a king

Newly refurbished bedrooms at The Kings Head Inn Newton under Roseberry North Yorkshire best room rates

Overnight guests at The King’s Head Inn in North Yorkshire will be bedding down in the inn’s all new bedrooms following a complete refurbishment of the Newton under Roseberry pub's rooms. 

The inn's en suite bedrooms have been updated with a natural palette reflecting the inn’s peaceful, countryside location in Newton under Roseberry.

Original features such as exposed beams, brickwork and a vintage stove have been retained, duck egg tongue and groove paneling line the inn’s fresh-hued en suites, while crisp, white cottons and sage coloured fabrics contribute to a fresh country style. 

Tartan carpets for guests to pad upon and soft furnishings bring a touch of warmth to the rooms in covered 17th century cottages adjacent to the inn, which sits beneath iconic Roseberry Topping.

Chris Moor is general manager of the 12-bedroom Inn Collection Group owned King's Head Inn. He said: “We are absolutely delighted with the makeover to our bedrooms and en suite bathrooms. 

“We have invested significantly in refreshing, enhancing and upgrading our facilities so our guests enjoy staying in a lovely environment with a fresh, new look.  

“We have taken our time over the refurbishment to avoid disruption to our guests, and the end result is certainly worth waiting for. We’re looking forward to welcoming guests to come and enjoy the new King’s Head Inn with us.”

Landmark County Durham pub The Seaton Lane Inn reopens after refurb

It's been closed for a major top to toe refurbishment. And now The Inn Collection Group's The Seaton Lane Inn is open once again with a remarkable new look...

The overhaul includes a total redesign of this landmark County Durham inn’s dining and bar area which has an outdoors-indoors theme, complete with vivid prints; pops of bright, earthy colours and accessories and a blend of contemporary and retro signature furniture and lighting. 

The addition of a bold, botanical-themed orangery complete with water feature and plant walls forms a central showstopper for customers to relax in. 

Each of the inn’s 18 en-suite bedrooms have been refurbished, with signature wallpaper, natural-coloured paneling and metallic detailing. 

In a nod to tradition, the inn’s exterior retains its white upper section, while an olive green ground floor continues the natural theme. 

Seaton resident John Wight was the first customer through the doors. He said: “It’s fantastic. I never envisaged it would look like this – it’s amazing. It’s great to be back. There’s nothing like being at your local, the staff are excellent, you can’t fault them. They are like a family. 

“It’s brilliant to have The Seaton Lane Inn back and looking so beautiful.” 

General manager Paul Brown said: “What a transformation. It is absolutely stunning. The best thing has been seeing people’s reactions when they step inside. We went to great lengths to keep the new interior a secret and the end result is spectacular with real wow-factor. 

“The investment has transformed The Seaton Lane Inn into a sophisticated, yet relaxed place you just won’t want to leave and a tremendous asset for business and consumer guests in County Durham, serving quality homemade food and drink all day, every day as well as providing high-quality, AA four-star accommodation.”