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Broadmea Barn

Barn | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

This stunning barn conversion is situated in the beautiful, unspoilt South Tyne Valley on the Cumbria/Northumberland border. Skilfully undertaken and refurbished to a high standard the holiday property retains charm and character offering a mix of traditional structure and contemporary design. They stand proudly across the courtyard from the owner’s home and 1800-acre working sheep farm in the North Pennine Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The many footpaths (Pennine Way) and groomed cycle ways allow guests the freedom to explore the stonewalled fields and surrounding moorland. Trout and salmon fishing can be enjoyed on a quiet stretch of the South Tyne river running through the farm.

Broadmea is perfectly situated as a touring base for exploring a wealth of natural and historical treasures in the area. Hadrian’s Wall is only 8 miles away, with the Scottish Border and the Lake District 25 miles distant. Nearby Alston (5 miles), the highest market town in England, offers an interesting array of cafes, shops, pubs, steam engine railway and 18-hole golf. Cycle hire, pony trekking and trout farm fishing (15 miles). There is a village pub (1 mile) with good food.

The barn has a fantastic open plan layout providing a relaxing and comfortable environment. With natural stone and open beams the true character of the building is brought to the fore. The beamed vaulted ceiling incorporates a spacious dining area with seating for 12, a large kitchen and a split mezzanine with two galleried sitting areas which overlook the dining area below. From the patio you can view the glorious countryside whilst listening to the fenced stream burbling at the bottom of the garden.

Size Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Sauna, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The Barn sleeps 12 - 5 Bedrooms and 4 Bathrooms.

Two ensuite (shower/wc) King size Bedrooms with additional single bed in each.

Two King sized bedded rooms.

One Twin-bedded room.

Large Bathroom with double ended bath and wc.

Sauna with shower and wc.

The Barn is fully equipped with:


Jotal Gas Stove with wood burn effect.

Under floor central heating

Freesat TV/DVD

CD player

All linens and towels

Cot and Highchair

Garden with Patio furniture


Automatic washing machine/drier


Non-smokers only

Other things we offer:

Complimentary Wireless Internet Access

Plenty of parking

Shops 5 miles

Pub 1 mile away

We are pet friendly - 2 pets allowed per stay - £25 per pet

For a relaxing beauty treatment contact 07867 533749

For your catering needs contact Deb at Country Concierge. She offers:

Good home food cooked and delivered

Book - a - Cook service

Celebration Catering

The Cumbria/Lake District

For things to do and places to go in the Lake District National Park go to

If you're looking for a bit of drama, find our what's on at the Theatre by the Lake. Carlisle is a city steeped in history with a vibrant city centre and great shopping.

Visit Newcastle Upon Tyne with it's stunning Quayside, sample delicious local foods in the many restaurants.

Stop in at the Baltic Centre for a brilliant taste of Contemporary Art and book tickets at The Sage Theatre for music and musical discovery in acoustic excellence .

The Scottish Border is suprisingly just 30 minutes north of Broadmea. The M74 is considered one of the most stunning motorways in the UK and offers fast and easy access to south west Scotland.

Dumfries and Galloway offers a number of historic castles and gardens, artists’ studios and an unspoilt coastline which is a haven for wildlife. Gretna Green, famous for its weddings over the blacksmith’s anvil, has been the scene of many a runaway marriage and is situated just over the border.


Broadmea is set in one of the UK's 46 unique areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Choose exciting itineraries for all the family, must sees and more in the Northeast. Go to

Enjoy a short ride through the beautiful Southtyne Valley from Alston to Kirkhaugh or Lintly on a steam train, Train enthusiasts will also enjoy the Settle to Carlisle route.

Killhope, the North of England Lead mining Museum. Great for kids! Take a tour, walk in the woodland, see wildlife. Visit exhibitions, events and workshops.

Rookin House offers a range of activities from clay pigeon shooting, archery and assault courses, to fishing, human bowling, pony trekking and Quads.

If you're feeling inspired by Bradly Wiggins, try the Coast 2 Coast route!

For a more leisurely effort right from your door, cycle along the re-surfaced railway from Slaggyford through lovely countryside to Lambly Viaduct. For a longer ride carry on to Haltwhistle. Locked storage available for cycles at Broadmea.

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17 Sep 2014


"Superb in every way - this is the place for a large group or family"

Broadmea is beautifully designed and finished with great taste and attention to detail. The large communal kitchen and dining area is perfect for large groups of family to share, eat and have fun toge… More

Thanks for taking time to leave a review. Your comments are lovely and I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure meeting you all. Hope you'll return in the future.

12 Sep 2014


"Hen Weekend "spoiled""

NO faults with property or location but we had booked for a Hen Party weekend, Arrived at 3pm on the Friday and were all home by 1pm on the Sunday. We had a good night on the Friday, dancing singing e… More

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you were happy with the Barn accommodation and location. With regard to the noise, my decision to send a polite text came after more than six hours of loud music and singing which I do not have a problem with. However, as a responsible owner and as midnight approached, it was appropriate to request the noise be reduced out of respect for others nearby who were also entitled to an enjoyable weekend. It is regrettable that members of your group disagreed. In my experience, all my large groups be they hen parties, birthday parties or other, happily show consideration with regard to noise levels and still thoroughly enjoy their stay. In fact, in eight years of business, I've never had a complaint and all those who've submitted reviews would highly recommend. I look forward to welcoming large groups whatever the occasion.

23 May 2014


"Stunning! Couldn't have asked for better!"

Stayed here for the wknd with the whole the family, 13 in total as littlest was still in travel cot. There was plenty of room for all of us to fit extremely comfortably. The accommodation is beautifu… More

29 Apr 2014


"Stunning property in beautiful surroundings"

Stayed for a long weekend with friends (8 adults, 4 children) and would highly recommend. Such a stunning property, very clean and tasteful, fully equipped with everything you need for cooking, cleani… More

26 Jan 2014



Just had the most amazing weekend break at the fabulous Broadmea Barn with 11 of my friends. The architectural design and layout is fantastic with beautiful immaculate bedrooms/bathrooms, 3 separate s… More

4 Jan 2014


"First class accommodation"

Stayed here in the Barn for a week over new year 2013/2014. There was 9 of us and this was for my sons 18th birthday get together. The accommodation is first class and the design is exceptional. It ra… More

26 Nov 2013


"Beautiful well-equipped holiday let in the heart of the countryside"

Stayed here for a weekend - 3 families with kids and dog. The property is great for a big party to socialize with a large, open-plan kitchen/dining area and separate sitting areas. The house is very well equipped and well furnished and the under floor heating meant it was lovely and warm!

The location was great for us to relax and go for walks. The scenery was beautiful with the autumnal colours and the river close by. Wouldn't suit if you want shops etc within walking distance but wasn't an issue for us.

It also has the added bonus that the owner lives on the same site if any issues arise (none did).

Would definitely recommend.

14 Oct 2013



Stayed here for my friends hen do. Wasn't far from Newcastle but you feel like you're miles away from anywhere. Trish couldn't have been more helpful and anything we needed or asked for… More

Thank you for your lovely comments. It was fun meeting you all and I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again.

12 May 2013


"Wonderful stay had by all, beautiful barn , would highly recommend."

We had a lovely family reunion at the barn, a surprise 80th birthday party, it was so comfortable and very spacious and had everything we needed. The location was great and had a nice walk along the old railway for the dogs. The sauna was great too, lovely relaxing break, will definitely be back . Thanks again for everything.

17 Mar 2013


"A haven in the middle of remote Cumbria"

Such a stunning barn conversion. Excellent accommodation for a large group with plenty of space for everyone. Stylish and furnished to a very high standard - well deserving its 5-star rating.

Some great walks in the area with stunning scenery. Great food at the nearby Kirkstyle Inn and lovely tea rooms in nearby Alston.

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