Four-Star Gold Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Belford, Northumberland

Elegant accommodation, sympathetically refurbished to reflect the Victorian period

A Warm Welcome

Post Office House in Belford is a AA Four Star Gold bed and breakfast, offering elegant, comfortable and luxurious accommodation.

For enquiries, availability and reservations, please book directly on the Book Now page or telephone us.  We look forward to welcoming you!

Award winning breakfasts

Award-winning breakfasts

Our award-winning breakfasts include a diverse range to suit all palates from Full Northumbrian to Craster Kippers, made with quality produce from a range of local, independent producers.

Belford is the perfect base to explore Northumberland


Belford is a picturesque, historic former coaching village with pubs, farm shop and local amenities. It is a perfect base for visiting  Bamburgh, Holy Island, the Farne Islands, Alnwick with its castle and gardens and the famous Barter Books. We are also close to the most northerly town in England; Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Included in the Top 15 Ranked Bed and Breakfasts in Northumberland

Top 15 Ranked Bed & Breakfasts in Northumberland

What an unexpected (and wonderful) surprise recently to find out that we are listed in the Top 15 ranked bed and breakfasts in Northumberland, according to TripAdvisor, check us out at entry number seven in the article as reported by the Northumberland Gazette!

We wish to send a big thank you to all our guests who have taken the time to leave us some lovely reviews with excellent feedback on TripAdvisor since we opened in 2016.

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A bit of History…

We are located in Belford, near Bamburgh and the stunning Northumberland Coast (AONB) only ten minutes away. Post Office House was fully refurbished into a high quality accommodation establishment in 2016 and we offer guests’ comfort and relaxation in our elegant Victorian home.  Sorry, no pets or children under 15 years.

Purpose-built in 1893 Grade II Listed Post Office House was Belford’s former post and sorting office and retains the distinctive red pillar box, still in use today. It also housed the telephone exchange and National Girobank facilities, together with a private residence for the Postmaster and family until the last Postmaster retired in 2014. In changing times, Belford happily retains its post office service and now located within the Co-op on West Street.  The former route of the A1 (Great North Road) ran alongside Post Office House, up until 1983 when the current bypass was built half a mile to the east.

We are ideally located between Alnwick and Berwick-upon-Tweed and just minutes off the A1. The stunning coastline and sandy beaches of Bamburgh and Budle Bay are within a ten minute drive.  We are also on the direct route of both St Oswald’s and St Cuthbert’s Way, the Northumberland Coastal Path and is a walking paradise.

Comments from our Guestbook

First guests back post-Covid – awesome, thank you (as usual!)

Tim & Karen, CheshireJuly 2020

Lovely stay, wonderful hospitality and every need met. Thank you

David & Margaret, CumbriaJuly 2020

Wonderful food, hospitality, welcome and safety.  Thank you

Chris & Julia, DerbyshireJuly 2020

Thank you for a lovely, relaxing stay

Richard & Annie, ClitheroeAugust 2020

A most enjoyable stay, lovely breakfast

Mike & Diane, Lytham St AnnesAugust 2020

This is the 2nd time, lovely, we’ll be back

Stuart & Jennifer, LeedsAugust 2020

A fantastic stay and breakfasts delicious!

Roger & Jenny, London W4August 2020

We are never disappointed by Claire and Simon’s wonderful hospitality (nineth visit)

Peter & Heather, EdinburghAugust 2020

A quite exceptional B&B.  Thank you Claire & Simon

Peter & Hilary, LancasterAugust 2020

Another lovely stay with excellent hosts! Thank you

Ray & Carole, HertsAugust 2020

Thank you Claire and Simon. Fantastic stay, everything was perfect

Ron & Lynn/Bruce & Pauline, Co DurhamAugust 2020

As usual excellent room, food especially service and help

Tim & Carol, Co DurhamSept 2020

Lovely food, a warm welcome as always.

Frank & Eileen, Co DurhamSept 2020

Great stay and breakfast superb.  Would love to come again

Pete & Jan, LincsSept 2020

Marvellous stay! There is nothing you have not thought of. Thank you

Robert & Lynnie, WindsorSept 2020

Amazing find!  A gorgeous little B&B. We’ll definitely be back.

Geoff & Emma, SuffolkSept 2020

Fab stay, we will definitely be coming back

David & Karen, Co DurhamSept 2020

Wonderful! We were looked after with great care and warm hospitality

Pete & Liz, LondonSept 2020

First stay,, wonderful stay, restful stay. Claire and Simon – great care, warm and caring hospitality.  Make-up flannel a fantastic and welcome idea

Karen, Bingley, West YorkshireOct 2020

Thank you for another great holiday in Northumberland, Claire and Simon, well done for how you have managed Covid 19 restrictions. Take care and keep well.

Mike & Jean, West MidlandsOct 2020

Another great welcome!  We’ll be back!

Alan & Ellen, MiddlesbroughOct 2020

Great to be back at Post Office house.  Such a beautiful area for walking.  We appreciate all your extra efforts!

Kenny & Fiona, EdinburghOct 2020
AA Four Star Gold Award