Tel: 01423 863539

Ladies Only

Newton House welcomes single women travellers, whether on business or for pleasure. Newton House has an all-female team: ‘The Newton House Ladies’ who, between them, have nearly 90 years’ experience in hospitality and tourism.’

The Newton House Female Friendly Traveller Initiative

  • Upper floor room unless female guest prefers a ground floor room (we always check)
  • Allocations Advice on places to go to eat where guests will feel ‘safe’ (we can make reservations)
  • Entrance door kept locked; entry by key holders only (other guests and management)
  • Healthy light snacks available (the antidote to high carb, meaty meals)if guests are not comfortable about going out to eat alone. See our Menu
  • Minibar fridges (in most rooms) and honesty bar so guests can enjoy a drink in comfort without having to go out.
  • In-room branded high quality care products (Arran Aromatics), magnifying make up mirror, proper hairdryers, sewing kits and hot water bottles.
  • Management contactable by telephone directly from guest bedrooms.
  • Super-comfy ‘handmade Yorkshire beds’ with backcare mattresses and choice of pillows and bedding.
  • Sitting out area in ‘hidden’ garden.
  • Magazines and books for guests to borrow.
  • Advice on public transport – rail and bus timetables etc.
  • Taxi – local family-run taxi company, who are trustworthy, reliable and caring.
  • Tourist information including advice on places to visit and maps so guests are confident about where to go.
  • Advice on best places for shopping and how to get there.

‘All Female’ team

The team includes: Denise Carter, who purchased the business in 2011, and who was travelling alone on business 40 years ago and has many years experience in the tourism and hospitality industry; Jackie Fennell, who has been working at Newton House for 17 years; Brenda Brogan, whose early career experience was gained with Trust House Forte hotels including Harrogate’s Majestic Hotel, and Nicki Langford-Young, who brings her experience of housekeeping with a 4-star hotel in the West Country.

With an understanding of the needs of female guests, Newton House offers a tailored service that aims to meet these needs, without being intrusive. We aim to create a holistic experience that speaks for itself, not just for women.

We are always happy to chat and offer advice and recommendations, based on our personal experiences.

In Addition

A menu of items that may have been forgotten – from mobile phone chargers and international adaptors to make-up remover wipes and emery boards. Please ask Denise, or one of the Newton House ladies. MORE…


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