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Ten out of ten for head housekeeper Jan

June 2018

The Lindisfarne Inn's Jan Moffett has celebrated her ten-year work anniversary with the pub. 

Jan is head housekeeper at The Lindisfarne Inn at Beal near Holy Island.  Jan oversaw the refurbishment and expansion of the inn’s bedrooms and has played a key role in developing its walker and cyclist facilities. Jan regularly takes up the mantle of duty manager and supports The Lindisfarne Inn team to be cross-skilled in all areas of the inn’s operations. 

She was rewarded for her hard work and dedication to The Lindisfarne Inn at a presentation by pub owners, The Inn Collection Group, along with colleagues David Barella and Maria Badjorova from sister pub, The Bamburgh Castle Inn at Seahouses and Charlotte Turner who is office manager at The Inn Collection Group and PA to managing director Sean Donkin. 

Sean said:  “Loyal and dedicated employees like Jan, David, Charlotte and Maria are the very backbone of our operations. They play a direct role in our continued success as a company, creating award-winning, enjoyable venues from which our customers can eat, drink, sleep and explore from. 

“As a company, we believe in investing in our team and supporting them to develop within the organisation from prime sites such as The Lindisfarne Inn which has been a hub for incubating and nurturing talented individuals. On behalf of The Inn Collection Group I would like to thank them for their valued service and longstanding contribution to the company.” 



Fathers Day at The Lindisfarne Inn fathers day gift ideas

Father's Day at The Lindisfarne Inn

June 2018

Father’s Day is fast approaching on Sunday June 17.

And buying the main man in your life the perfect Father’s Day gift is no easy task.

The Lindisfarne Inn has just the answer with a winning combination of great food, stellar beer and a leisurely stay away.

General manager of The Lindisfarne Inn and a dad himself, Chris Taylor said: "As a father myself, there's nothing better than taking time out to enjoy being with your family, whether that's a well earned stay away or a meal out that everyone can enjoy together.

"We're in a great location for dads to indulge in a game of golf, go for a bike ride or play on the beach with the kids - or just to relax with a pint and some proper, homemade pub food."

Father's Day gift vouchers at The Lindisfarne Inn are available to purchase. Call us directly on 01289 381 223 or on our booking hotline on 0191 580 3610 (during office hours) or book accommodation online anytime. 


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May 2018

If you like getting local insider know-how, travelista tips on the best things to see and do and being the first to know about exclusive special offers at the award-winning Lindisfarne Inn, then check in to our Inn Crowd. 

As changes to General Data Protection Regulation – or GDPR for short – draw nearer, if you’ve signed up to receive The Lindisfarne Inn’s news, exclusive offers and for your chance to win a stay with us, then make sure you update your preferences to stay on our VIP book. 

Sean Donkin is managing director of The Inn Collection Group, owners of The Lindisfarne Inn. 

Sean said: “We fully support GDPR as it’s designed to give you more control over how your data is used, but at the same time we don’t want you to miss out on our newsletters with our latest news, updates and exclusive offers for The Lindisfarne Inn and our other award-winning pubs with rooms. 

“We get a lot of positive feedback from people about how much they enjoy our Inn Crowd newsletters, which are full of insider information about what’s on in the area, exciting new pub additions and, of course, special offers and competitions. 

“To continue receiving these, or if you would like to join our Inn Crowd, it’s simply a case updating your preferences or signing up via the link below, and of course you can change your mind at any time.” 

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Iconic County Durham sister pub The Seaton Lane Inn reopens following major refurb

April 2018

Our sister inn The Seaton Lane Inn has reopened following a major refurbishment.

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.”