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Burnlaw,overlooking the village green in the picturesque village of Melkridge Northumberland

Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

Nestled in the centre of the village of Melkridge, Burnlaw is a stone mid- terraced cottage, over looking the village green and is close to the river South Tyne. The interior is traditionally furnished and ,unexpectedly, spacious sleeping six people in four bedrooms.

The upper double bedroom, with it's original beams, ark shaped ceiling and en-suite shower / w.c is particularly atmospheric. The second floor houses two single bedrooms and another double room along with a Victorian style bathroom The claw-footed roll-topped bath is, without doubt, among the most comfortable in existence! Surrounded .by the rolling green pastures of Northumberland, this tranquil village location is perfect for viewing Hadrian's Wall,, and for visiting the many Roman forts and museums along it's route. Haltwhistle, known as the Centre of Britain, is two miles away.Here you will find shops, pubs, cafes, an open air swimming pool and an indoor soft play area There are bus and rail links to Carlisle in the west and to Newcastle, with the fashionable Quayside,the Sage Gallery and the nearby Metro Centre, to the east. Hexham ,eleven miles away, has an excellent selection of shops, pubs and restaurants. A historical Abbey and jail (the first built in Britain) ,are located here. The University City of Durham is about 35 miles away. Beamish (open air) Museum is a 40 minute drive.As Incredible as it sounds; houses, shops, a dentist surgery, a school, a sweet makers and a bank have all been salvaged from surrounding locations . Rebuilt at Beamish, they provide a fascinating walk (or tram ride) through life in the Victorian era.


Size Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newcastle, Nearest railway: Haltwhistle and Bardon Mill
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 9
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden
Access Parking

Northern England region

Melkridge is one of the many jewels in the crown of Northumberland.. Situated near a river and surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in England' it is almost surprising that it is so accessible to tourist spots and amenities . Fishermen walk ,via bridle paths to the nearby river whilst families picnic or explore the area.

In the village,you can even make a booking for a facial treatment,a pedicure or a massage at a converted farmhouse!

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7 Jan 2014


"Spacious character cottage in a pretty location, conveniently located"

Burnlaw is situated in a pretty village off the A69, so convenient for Newcastle, Carlisle and Hexham yet located in the middle of beautiful Northumberland countryside. Hadrians Wall is a couple of mi… More

We consider it a great pleasure to welcome such appreciative guests, who took such great care of our little haven.

15 Dec 2013


"Fabulous accommodation nestled in beautiful countryside"

Burnlaw cottage is a beautiful property located in the heart of Melkridge. The property is spacious, warm and inviting and manages to feel charmingly rustic, whilst offering a range of mod-cons includ… More

It has been a great pleasure to welcome such appreciative and tidy guests into our home from home.We love the cottage and it's location in equal measure,so it is an added bonus to receive such a glowing recommendation.

Review 1-2 of 2

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