About Us and Our History

About Us and Our HistoryThe History of the Hotel

Northbank Hotel was built in 1840 and used as a seaside retreat by the present owners’ great grandmother. The War Department requisitioned the building for the Wrens during the Second World War. It was converted to a hotel after the war.

The Family

The Shaw-Yates family have owned Northbank since 1959 and it is now run by Mary and her sons Mark and William.

The Wrens

The photograph of the Wrens at the Northbank shows, even in the dark days of war, the girls managed to smile.

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