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Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 26 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Barn truly does provide a quiet sanctuary in a unique setting for you to enjoy and explore all that the surrounding area has to offer. This property even has its own historic, picturesque 14th Century Chapel with its countless myths and legends, standing within sight of The Barn.

Recently renovated to a high standard with central heating throughout, The Barn has 1 double bedroom plus a mezzanine open-plan floor which has a further 3 single beds – providing a perfect space for young families. It also provides comfortable spacious open plan living area with all modern facilities including a fully fitted kitchen, dining and living area with a log fire and family bathroom with shower.

During your stay at The Barn you might want to fish in your own private mile stretch of the River Derwent. It is also an ideal location for walking, cycling, bird watching and exploring the many other local attractions the area has to offer including the magnificent National Trust’s Gibside Chapel and Grounds which is within walking distance of The Barn. With so much to see and do, in such a great location, you won’t be short of ideas for things to do during your stay here.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Tynemouth 26 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newcastle airport 15 km, Nearest railway: Newcastle Central Station 11 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Living/dining room: carpeted living room with large L-shape sofa with seating for 6, footstool, traditional stone fireplace with log burning stove (logs provided), large coffee table, flat screen TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi access, radio and CD player and a good selection of books and games. Dining table with seating for 5 guests.

Kitchen: modern and fully equipped with fridge/freezer, microwave, family toaster, electric oven and gas hob, cafetiere and washing machine. Door leading out to garden and patio area.

Master bedroom: carpeted double bedroom (4x6 ft bed), bed side tables, flat screen TV, dressing table with mirror and stool, large free standing mirror, chest of drawers, double wardrobe, hairdryer and fabulous views to garden and towards the Derwent Valley.

Family Bathroom: bath, walk in shower, WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

Under stair cupboard: iron, iron board, clothes airier, child stair gate, high chair, travel cot, vacuum cleaner.


Staircase leading up to mezzanine open plan carpeted floor with 3 single beds, bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, wall mounted mirror, exposed beams and velux windows.

Further details outdoors

Beautiful lawn and patio area surrounded by woodland with garden furniture.

Off road parking for 2 cars in front of The Barn.

Further details

- A 3 night weekend break or 4 night midweek break is available at 66% of the weekly rate. Two night options are available subject to avaialbility.

- 33% deposit required at time of booking

- Balance due 6 weeks before arrival

Northern England region

The Northumberland coastline is a land far from the hustle and bustle of everyday life in a county brimming with places to see and things to do amongst the most spectacular of landscapes.

North East England really is a gem of an area that simply must be discovered! It offers wide variety, from exhilarating coastline with its blue flag beaches and acres of beautiful and tranquil countryside, to cultural contemporary cities and rich heritage sites.

Highlights are the incredible Hadrian's Wall, a 73 mile World Heritage Site, the Angel of the North, one of most viewed pieces of public art in the world, Durham Cathedral, a magnificent World Heritage Site, and The Sage Gateshead, a simply stunning building playing host to music from around the world.

Also home to the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Beamish Open Air Museum, akin to taking a journey in a time machine, Holy Island, Alnwick Garden, and Bamburgh Castle. There really is something for everyone here, and lots of choice for shopaholics, including the hugely popular Metro Centre and Eldon Square shopping malls. There is also an abundance of bars and restaurants, many serving delicious local produce.

Explore mile upon mile of gloriously uncrowded golden sandy beaches and stunning countryside set amongst two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the rugged Northumberland National Park. Discover more castles than anywhere else in England, the birthplace of English Christianity on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, the historic World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall, stunning Alnwick Garden picturesque towns and villages and much more.

There are plenty of golf courses and lots of activities and some great walking.

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Not far from the cottage is NewcastleGateshead, packed full of Culture and entertainment from the Baltic centre for Contemporary art and the Sage theatre to the hustle and bustle of Eldon Square shopping centre, the Millennium tilting bridge and the fantastic night life.

Staying at The Barn you are ideally placed for visiting local tourist attractions such as Hadrian's Wall, Durham Cathedral, Beamish Museum and the Northumberland coastline. Staying at the Barn you will be entitled to receive a 25% off admission to Beamish Museum.

Set in a superb rural location, opposite the Gibside Estate, once home to the Bowes-Lyon family and an area where guests have the opportunity to see the magnificent ‘red kite’ birds of prey and a host of other wildlife, just minutes away from the cottage.There are also tennis courts close by and a leisure centre in Blaydon.

All this yet only minutes away from the famous MetroCentre, Newcastle's city nightlife, sport stadiums, cultural/music venues and the region's centres of commerce.

In July visit the International Gateshead Flower festival, a three day event featuring all that is good in the garden.

Check out the Metro Radio Arena , O2 acadamy and whats on on Tyneside web site's for info on upcoming events like the Mouth of the Tyne festival, a free music and entertainment festival over three days in early July. There is also lots on at the theatre Royal in Newcastle.

Also in July is the internationally famed Sunderland air show, a weekend of thrills with old and ultra modern aircraft including the red arrows.

For golf lovers everywhere, we are 10 minutes away from Whickham Golf Club and there are plenty of 9 & 18 hole golf courses, including Slaley Hall.

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26 Jan 2014


"Total cosy comfort!"

5 of us stayed at The Barn as a Birthday celebration weekend at the end of January. It is a lovely place to stay, really cosy! The log burner in the living area is fantastic. It is clean, well equipp… More

25 Oct 2013


"Very relaxing comfortable stay"

If you want peace and quiet and plenty of walks and fresh air this is the place to stay. We appreciated being able to make a cuppa as soon as we arrived- nice touch.Thanks John and Ruth we enjoyed ou… More

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Rick McCordall (Property Manager Cottages of Northumbria Ltd)

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Calendar last updated:26 Nov 2014

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