A lovely place to stay - many thanks for being so welcoming!
We've done quite well on the Awards front... Here are the main ones. We must be doing SOMETHING right
A lovely place to stay - many thanks for being so welcoming!
Lovely B&B. Delightful hosts. DElicious breakfast. Well up on our list of best B&Bs.
Very good to meet you and thank you so much for putting us up for just one (Sunday!) night.
Lovely stay. Welcome hosts. Could not fault anything. Lovely home.
A wonderful stay and a fantastic breakfast. Thank you.
Thank you for a lovely stay!
Best Bed and Breakfast in the world, in our experience.
Just as good as last time!
We have so enjoyed our overnight stay. Hopefully we'll stay longer next time.
Mamy thanks, Jill & Rupert, for the hospitality, great breakfasts and lovely spacious room. Shall go forth and highly recommend!
Our 3rd visit, and Jill & Rupert continue to surpass our expectations. We look forward to returning.
We last stayed in 2017. Since then, the world has changed a great deal. It's good to see that you haven't.
If we were hotel inspectors (which we're not) we would give you 6*. Your attention to detail is second to none. Thank you!
Made to feel very welcome. Beautiful home, and love the peace and quiet. Thank you.
Another brief, but delightful, stay. Hope to return in 6 months.
On all fronts - service, hospitality, etc. - "Second to none"
Exceptional attention to detail, resulting in a wonderful stay. 'A little bit of heaven'. Thank you.
Thank you for another lovely stay and excellent breakfasts.
A very warm welcome, thank you. Looking fiorward to the excellent breakfast.
Another relaxing and comfortable stay, with many thanks.
Came for wedding celebrations nearby - very comfortable and cosy stay. Thank you.
Lovely comfortable room. Comfy beds. Excellent breakfast. Kind & accommodating hosts. Thank you.
A wonderful few days' stay, Thank you!
It has been abother extremely comfortable stay. Thank you!
We said we'd come back and it's every bit as super as last time. Here's to the next time! Many thanks
Thank you for making the stay so comfortable. Lovely room. Lovely food. Good company.
Thank you for another lovely stay
A wonderful stay, cosy room, super friendly landlords. It was certainly not our last visit!
A very pleasant but brief stay. Thank you for your warm welcome and excellent breakfast.
Thank you for having me to stay. It has been extremely comfortable.
Mixed weather as expected, but service remains impeccable. See you again in 2020!
Beautiful house. Very comfortable and friendly. Superb breakfast.
Lovely stay in your beautiful home, enjoying your great hospitality. Thank you. Will recommend.
Thank you so much for making a trip down memory lane even more memorable.
Lovely wellcome. Fab room. thank you.
What a wonderful stay!Superb house and delightful welcome, with nothing too much trouble. Thank you very much
Lovely welcome, and lovely room. Thank you so much.
Many thanks for your excellent hospitality in every way. Perfect! We really appreciated your genuine thoughtfulness in everything for us.
Super house & lovely stay, great hospitality.
A lovely night in your fabulous home.Many thanks indeed for your kindness.
Another fabulous stay for a very happy occasion. Thank you as always for your hospitality x.
Another lovely stay at Dowfold - Thank you. I wish I could be here more often.
Gorgeous house, lovely facilities & extra touches. We all loved it; the sausages & home-made jams were delicious.
Truly wonderful stay - just perfect!! Beautiful room with everything you could need. Really delicious breakfast. Hosts were so welcoming. Can't wait to come back!! Thank you :-)
We have had a lovely stay! Warm welcome, comfortable bed, peaceful surroundings, gorgeous breakfast and lovely extra touches.
A warm welcome, comfortable bed, very nice breakfast. Thank you.
A beautiful B&B. Thank you for making our stay so enjoyable. See you again. xx
Delightful B&B. Thank you for the excellent breakfasts & comfortable rooms & for your kind and cheerful manner.
A friendly, elegant and comfortable B&B - lovely breakfasts. Excellent, calm, stay!
Thank you for a very comfortable and relaxing stay. Excellent breakfasts!
Thank you so much for an absolutely wonderful stay. So comfortable and well looked after
Very warm welcome, and such a beautiful place. Wish we could have stayed longer. Thank you.
Thanks for making our stay enjoyable, and your great advice about where to visit.
Beautiful B&B. I will come back with my wife.
Delightful visit. Looking forward to the next one. Thank you.
A very pleasant stay.
Lovely snowy stay - very helpful, thank you.
Thank you for your very warm welcome and all the special individual little touches to make guests feel at home. It was a very refreshing pre-Christmas treat to be here. Many thanks.
Fantastic stay!! Great service and very friendly!!
Beautiful layout in the room Really appreciate it. xxx x. Very friendly xxx.
A warm welcome by Jill & Rupert to their lovely home, thank you for having us!
A wonderfully luxurious overnight stay
A wonderfully luxurious overnight stay. Thank you.
A comfortable home and a wonderful view. We will be back. Thank you!
Beautiful and very peaceful, despite the wind. Really accommodating - thank you!
Really relaxing stay, with very welcoming warm hosts.
Wonderful place to stay & fabulous hosts. Lovely room to come back to after a busy day house-hunting. Thank you
Very enjoyable visit, seeing Kynren - most amazing show we will always remember.
Wonderful stay, lovely breakfast, Kynren was truly amazing.
Annual visitors - everything is "spot-on", which is why we keep coming back! Excellent accommodation, food and welcome. We look forward to coming back next year.
Ten years since our first visit - we have probably changed, but the welcome and comfort here remains unsurpassed.
Fabulous place with lots of extra special touches. Lovely owners too - we will be back :-) x
Thank you for a lovely stay. Will definitely recommend you!!!
A perfect stay for the three of us, and the most comfortable, well-appointed and welcoming place I've ever stayed.
Thank you so much for the wonderful room and breakfasts. The most comfortable B&B I've ever stayed in.
Perfect short break. wonderful. Thank you so much.
Many thanks for your excellent hospitality and excellent breakfast
Thank you for welcoming me into your beautiful home. Breakfast was delicious! Room was immaculate, and super comfy bed. Will be recommending to all. :-)
Thank you for welcoming us to your beautiful home, with so many thoughtful touches - breakfasts much enjoyed.
We had a lovely stay at Dowfold House. Wonderful in every way. Thank you.
Bad pennies turn up again, notwithstanding close encounter of the oddest kind on the A68!! Everything fantastic as usual. Lovely to see you again.
Thank you for a most relaxing and enjoyable stay at your beautiful house. Perfect in every detail.
Lovely old house with very attentive hosts. Thank you for an enjoyable stay.
Thank you so much for a very perfect stay.
Many thanks for a wonderful stay, and breakfast perfect as ever.
Thank you both: every tiny detail was perfect, including the massive and delicious breakfast. Thank you also for being so welcoming & friendly.
Really lovely stay. Fabulous breakfasts. Many thanks - hope dining table recovers!
We really enjoyed our stay - beautiful gardens, yummy breakfasts, attention to detail. Thank you
Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us, and your wonderful hospitality! We really appreciated all the little touches - fabulous breakfasts, lovely room & delightful hosts.
A very pleasant stay and most enjoyable breakfast. Thank you.
A very comfortable overnight stay! Thank you for [your] extended hospitality for us to change ready for a wedding.
Excellent on all levels. Fab stay.
A surreal experience staying [as B&B guests] in our old house. We approve of what you've done to it!. Many thanks for a lovely stay.
Lovely snowy mornings and near perfect breakfasts. Thank you also for giving me a lift to the school [that I was visiting]. articularly kind of you. Thanks.
A wonderful stay at a lovely house and charming hosts.
Jill & rupert, you are excellenthosts, everything is spotless and so welcoming. Lovely room and enjoyed our breakfast. Very peaceful and relaxing. Thank you.
Perfect (last-minute) break from busy lives. Peaceful surrundings, fabulous breakfast. Will recommend. Lounge with fire was delightful! Thanks
Lovely stay. Excellent breakfast. Thank you.
A real fire on such a cold night made our stay exceptional. Thank you!
A truly friendly welcome, and an enjoyable stay in exceptional surroundings.
What a wonderful find, absolutely perfect. Will definitely come again.
We are always made so welcome here. We love the homely touches that Jill & Rupert achieve
Wonderful attention to detail & fantastic hosts. Thank you!
We enjoyed the comfort of Dowfold House, and appreciate the trouble you go to, to make it a great B&B.
Wonderfully comfortable stay. Many thanks for the first class service!
Fantastic hosts as usual, Lovely surroundings - Back again - ASAP!
Another restful and very pleasant stay, our fourth. Will be back next autumn. Thank you.
Beautiful & pleasant overnight stay. Would [have] loved to stay longer.Thank you so much.
Thank you for a lovely restful stay - made a real difference!
It was as always a Wolsey, and the quality and peaceful ambience have been lovely. Thank you.
Thanks for your very kind hospitality and delightful surroundings.
Thoroughly enjoyed our time in the North-East and at Dowfold - a delight.
A delight. Thank you for your warm welcome.
Excellent accommodation and food. Very friendly and helpful owners. Plenty to see and do in the area.
Excellent. Great views from room.
Very welcoming hosts. Lovely room. Thank you.
A lovely stay & warm welcome. Lovely comfortable room.
Excellent hosts. Highly recommended. Very comfortable stay
Wonderful! Thank you! x
Absolutely delightful. A wonderful start to our "doggy" holiday - vey much appreciated. Thank you!
Delightful accommodation and location. Excellent hosts. Faultless.
A very unexpected stay in a wonderful house. All was excellent. Thank you.
Thank for for a very restful stay. We did the dog walk without a dog! It was a lovely place to base ourselves for the wedding.
Thank you for looking after us so well. You have thought of everything. We particularly liked the garden, the peace and quiet and the lovely interior
Thank you for a magical time and for a delicious breakfast and comfy bed. You are very kind people. We have really enjoyed it. Thank you
Thank you for your warm welcome. Lovely scones! What a beautiful house. Everything perfect.
Back again on our summer travels North & South! till as good as everin every way. Wooden plank instead of old tyre is great improvement, swing-wise.
We had a really lovely stay - thank you. Sorry we had to dash off and not say goodbye.
Thank you, Jill & Rupert. It has been fantastic staying here. We would certainly like to spend more time here if we visit England again.
An absolutely excellent visit. Fabulous hosts. Would highly recommend. Thank you.
Lovely views and great breakfast and tea! Thank you so much.
A marvellous stay & a wonderful breakfast. Many thanks.
You have thought of everything to make your guests comfortable, well done!
Thanks for a great stay & congrats on the high standards
5 star + delightful personal attention!
Excellent stay - evoked wonderful memories as a past Crook Resident!
Everything absolutely delightful. Wonderful welcome, rooms and, of course, breakfast.
Wonderfully friendly welcome!! Beautiful house in a picturesque setting... perfect!
We were made to feel very welcome in your immaculately decorated home, and impressed with your great attention to detail.
Thank you for a very comfortable and relaxing 'Lodge' to rest and reflect on the North-South balance
Only one night, but everything lovely - good food, beautiful rooms, courteous, helpful hosts. Many Thanks
Perfect! Lovely visit; would definitely return
Very comfortable. Great breakfast. Lovely stay. Thank you
A wonderful stay! Exceedingly homely. Thank you.
Thank you so much for a lovely stay. Great hospitality. Thank you again.
Lovely stay - thank you.
Thank you. we had a fantastic stay, and great to show my family around Crook, and to catch up with the relatives. Have a great Christmas
Easy to find and lovely welcome.
Thank you for a warm welcome and lovely breakfast,in delightful surroundings. We hope to return.
We booked for two nights, but stayed for four wonderful days. We would like to extend for much longer!
Great to return, comfy bed & wonderful breakfast. Many thanks; will return ere long!!
Very comfortable, with all one needs for a pleasant holiday.
Temperature of 25ºc in mid-September-is there anything Dowfold House can't provide? Seriously, great attention to detail without being intrusive. Thank you.
Excellent Accommodation. welome 2nd to none. Breakfast lived up to its reputation. Thank you.
"We had a wonderful relaxing stay. Great hosts. Kynren [a historical son et lumiere fantasia nearby at Eleven Arches, Bishop Auckland] was awesome."
"Thank you for a very comfortable and welcoming stay. We will definitely return!"
"A warm welcome and another lovely stay. 5* accommodation! Thank you"
"Excellent in every way - really enjoyed it. Many thanks. George & Whispa [dogs] loved it too xx."
"A lovely, relaxing couple of days in a very comfortable home. Thank you"
"Made to feel very welcome, even with 15 minutes from booking to arriving. Lovely room, clean and bright. Glad we came to stay. Thank you."
"Lovely rooms; log fire in living room, nice cup of tea & home-made biscuits on arrival."
“It was amazing! So nice & welcoming, everything was great! :) I loved it here.”
“Thanks for a super couple of days. Wish it had been longer.”
“Beautiful. Thank you. Hope to have the opportunity to return to stay here & revisit Dad's area again.”
“Great place to stay. Welcoming, great food, Lovely views. Will come again”
“Another lovely, comfortable and hospitable stay. Thank you again.”
“Thank you for the wonderful hospitality. Fantastic home and so grateful to have been able to experience this in Crook. Thanks, Jill & Rupert.”
“First-class, best ever B&B. Polite & obliging proprietors made us very welcome over all our stay. Will be back.”
“Enjoyed a wonderful night's sleep. Excellent all round. x.”
"Thank you for making our first trip to the area very enjoyable, first class in every way. Hope you win competition - we will be back"
“Warm welcome & lovely surroundings”
“Lovely comfortable house and warm welcome on a grey & grizzly day. Thank you”
“Made very welcome and would love to visit again. Many thanks”