“Homely, comfy, and peaceful, a charming retreat.”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2015
Easy to find. Ample parking. Quiet, when the trains aren't running, but you do get used to them. Perfect for anyone who loves railways at all. The cottage is very well equipped, with everything we ne… More
“perfect weekend base”
Reviewed 22 Oct 2014
Perfect for us as a weekend base. We knew the area well as we had lived in Whickham until 3 years ago.The house was warm and welcoming and supplied with all we might need. The bed in the front bedroom… More
“The perfect place to stay in Northern England.” The house was fantastic with great facilities, spotlessly clean and a beautiful area. The owners take great care of the house. There were great walks nearby, a lovely town of Norham near with good pubs,
“We loved it!” The apartment itself was pleasing: nicely designed, well laid out, well supplied, comfortable. The internet pictures had prepared me for that. The beds were very comfortable. That, you can't tell from pictures. Also, you can't tell fro
“beautiful lodge in ideal setting” very comfortable and spacious.great living area plenty of room so not on top of each other.well equipped kitchen.lovely touch with fresh flowers and cava much appreciated.owner called to see if everything was ok and o
“Great Northumbria stay” Our family enjoyed this cottage near Bamburgh, perfectly situated for a walk through dunes to nearly deserted beach with great view of Bamburgh Castle. Walking distance from the village with great eating options & butcher plus
We have just returned from a wonderful week of sunshine in Northumberland with our son and daughter-in-law and three grandsons( 4yr old twins and 2 yr old) plus dogs. The cottage has superbly equipped… More
“A gorgeous holiday cottage in a perfect location”
Reviewed 22 Jan 2013
Swallows Nest is absolutely gorgeous! It has a very homely feel to it and is beautifully and tastefully decorated. There are lots of toys for children to play with and books to read too. The fire in t… More
“Great house in great location”
Reviewed 31 Jul 2012
Swallows nest is easily one of the nicest cottages we have stayed in in recent years. The house had everything we needed to have a relaxing family holiday with nice decor, furniture and size but the … More
“Lovely cottage” Lovely, quiet cottage. Everything at hand (and the owners if you needed them, they are very friendly and accommodating!).
Our only criticism is to have more ambient lighting, give the place a warmer feeling.
Hope to return later in t
Absolutely loved the Bothy. Peaceful and charming. Everything you could possibly need. Would highly recommend for a relaxing holiday. Lovely bottle of wine from the owners Keith and Christine, which … More
Thank you so much for your positive review. We hope we see you again in the future. Kindest Regards Keith and Christine
“A perfect getaway”
Reviewed 8 Mar 2017
I booked my parents a very much needed short break at The Bothy.
They thoroughly enjoyed their stay. They described the cottage as home from home. It was fully equipped and so cosy and welcoming. T… More
We know how important getting away from it all and relaxing can be. We are just so pleased that staying at The Bothy has enabled this to happen. We also thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review and hope to see everyone again. Kindest regards Keith & Christine
“Home from home”
Reviewed 4 Dec 2016
We immediately felt at home.
It look a little while to unwind from our long drive north, but we quickly relaxed watching the birds feeding outside the window.
The cottage had everything we neede… More
We thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review and comments, they are much appreciated. We are also so pleased you found The Bothy "a home from home". We look forward to seeing you both again ( and the dogs ). Kindest Regards Keith & Christine.
“A delightful & well-situated apartment that I would happily book again.” This self-catering apartment is a real little gem.
It is immaculately presented throughout; exceptionally clean and tastefully decorated. My two young sons and I had a very co
We stayed for the weekend in this beautiful apartment. It was tastefully decorated and very clean with excellent cooking and washing facilities. The bedding and linen was clean and fresh and the beds … More
“Great location and staff and food excellent!” We both enjoyed our time there- the staff were most welcoming, and even happy to see the dog!
The cottage was ideal for us with the dog- once we got over the fact that you couldn't get a mobile phone sign
Decided this year to escape the Christmas madness and mayhem and Dune Cottage was the perfect choice. Beautiful cottage fitted out to a very high standard and loved the underfloor heating! Set in a qu… More
We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of Dune Cottage at The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon.
George Knight - Manager - Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel
“Fabulous new cottage”
Reviewed 14 Nov 2014
We normally stay in one of the other cottages the hotel has and were very delighted to discover this recent addition to their cottages. It was immaculate and extremely comfortable, with the added bene… More
We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon.
Michael Townsend - Manager - Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel
“Delightful, well appointed cottage for two”
Reviewed 16 Oct 2015
Lovely detached cottage, newly appointed and has under floor heating. Very close to village shop and a choice of three pubs/restaurants. all within walking distance. 1/2 mile walk down to the beach … More
We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest?s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon.
Michael Townsend - Manager - Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel
“Modern, spacious,comfortable and well maintained family cottage” Cowry cottage is a clean , well maintained cottage with all of the mod cons you need when away from home.
The area is beautiful and I would definitely come back for another visit.
“Fantastic house, great location” We had a brilliant family weekend away celebrating our Dad's special birthday. The house is brilliant with plenty of room, we never once felt squashed (4 kids, 6 adults). It was home from home & in a great location. Wo
3rd time at this house, and have already booked for 2014. Close to the beach, enclosed garden, and two lounges! My only suggestion to improve would be to make one of the double rooms a twin room, so g… More
Thanks for the great review and look forward to welcoming you back again next summer. Best wishes Caroline
Reviewed 16 May 2013
Stayed at this lovely spacious property during school Easter holidays with extended family age ranged from 87 to 14 and a dog.The property was very well appointed, the layout was excellent and the sma… More
Thank you for the fantastic feedback, I am glad that you had a great week (and some sunshine!) look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
Reviewed 31 Jul 2016
Port Perry is a great big house that was ideal for our family of 11. There was lots of room for 5 energetic boys to let off steam - both inise and out. The games in the garage were also a bonus. Than… More
Thank you Denise for taking the time to write a review, pleased you and your family enjoyed your stay, best wishes Caroline
“Centrally located house.” Very comfortable, fully equipped, spotless - with immediate access to the town and easy parking once you have mastered the colour-coded bay locations! Only £1 for the magic disc. We loved staying here. Hexham has everything w
“Great base for the week” Booked this with a group of friends (6 adults, 2 babies and a dog) for the weekend when attending a wedding. Then stayed on with 3 adults, 1 baby and dog for remainder of the week. The house is lovely, set in quiet stedding in
Excellent accomodation, very high quality and great standard throughout. Perfectly situated for visiting the jail at Berwick and Bamburgh Castle, the beaches in the area are outstanding! Fluffy towels… More
It is a pleasure to have provided quality accomodation for a family to have a great holiday.
“Just perfect!” Our 3-night stay at Yeavering Barn was just perfect! The standard of accommodation was extremely high and the barn had everything you could possibly need to enjoy a relaxing break (except Wi-Fi...though the teenager survived!). The tw
“Winter weekend” Spent a lovely weekend in Embleton. The Old Police house was well located in the village for some good walks on the beach with the dog followed by a nice drink at The Greys Inn which had lovely open fires and a good atmosphere. All in
The self-catering accommodation at The Old Police House (attached to the Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel) was of the very highest standard. With three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an extremely spacious and w… More
Dear Mr Butcher
We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of the Old Police House at The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon.
Michael Townsend - Manager - Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel
“Great Place for a group Break”
Reviewed 4 Apr 2016
This was the first time we have stayed in Northumberland and I cannot believe we found such a wonderful location at first attempt. The "Police House" is an ideal venue for a group to stay whether by … More
We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of the Old police House at The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon.
George Knight – General Manager - Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel
Reviewed 27 Aug 2015
We stayed in the The Old Police House, a three bedroom house which is directly opposite the hotel. Sadly we were only there for one night but were so impressed we have booked a longer stay in three co… More
Dear Ms McDonough
We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Old Police House The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to seeing you again in December.
Michael Townsend - Manager - Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel
“Great cottage” I booked April Cottage for two nights to celebrate New Year. I knew from friends that had stayed that it wasn't high tec and modern so I didn't know what to expect but I was very pleasantly surprised. I would say charming rather than ol
“A great space in a beautiful village that has helped us to explore Northumberland” This cottage is a definite must, it has everything you could want and more from the amazing welcome hamper to the great friendly local welcome. The beds are so comfy
“A marvellous base from which to explore the south of Northumberland”
Reviewed 9 Jul 2013
Riverside Cottage offers quality accommodation, perfect for a couple. All the amenities are there and especially helpful are the many laminated guidance notes for the electrical appliances, heating, T… More
“home from home”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2012
A fabulous little cottage furnished to a very high standard in a superb location.As soon as we arrived we felt very at home.A nice little pub on your doorstep with good food and The Running Horse acr… More
“Home from Home”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2012
Just back from a wonderul week in this beautiful cottage. There was everything you need and more. The welcome basket from the Running Fox was excellent. This was a real home from home. We will def… More
“Truly 5* beautiful views and incredible facilities” Another incredible stay at the beautiful Bamburgh Barn, just couldn't think of a more wonderful venue still as perfect as it was when we first visited, that's 3 years ago when newly completed, my fav
“The most perfect cottage, fabulous view, ideal location”
Reviewed 16 Nov 2014
This modern, very well equipped base is right in the centre of Bamburgh which has everything you could need for a holiday including pubs, coffee shops, general shops and several options to eat out in … More
Thank you for the 5-stars, we really appreciate your positive feedback on the Barn and the local area. Bamburgh really is a special place.
Thanks again for your custom, we hope you'll come and stay again soon,
“Stunning,superb,stylish and sumptuous Barn”
Reviewed 15 Sep 2014
Bamburgh Barn is a beautiful oasis for rest and relaxation. It has been finished to a very high standard and has quality fixtures and fittings. It's location is superb with fantastic views of the cast… More
Thank you very much for your positive feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again sometime!
“Beautiful home, fabulous view, perfect location”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2014
We love Bamburgh and this holiday home is the perfect place to enjoy a stay there. The home itself is fitted, furnished and equipped to a really high standard, and laid out to make the most of the fan… More
Thank you for your fabulous feedback! :)
We're so glad that you and the family enjoyed your time at the Barn, the views and the local area! Thank you also for your positive comments regarding the furnishings, finishings and smaller touches. Since your stay we've also added some more games, books and movies!
We hope that you will be able to visit the Barn again in the future and would be delighted to welcome you again!
Warm wishes from ★ Bamburgh Barn
“Wonderful” Fantastic location, perfect for our short but sweet visit to the Hexham area. We (a family of 4 from Canada, one from London, and one from Sydney, Australia) needed a place to stay for a wedding in Hexham - Peartree Cottage fitted the bill
“Perfect home from home to prepare for my wedding”
Reviewed 20 Apr 2012
I stayed at Peartree Cottage with my parents and sister in the week leading up to my wedding in nearby Corbridge. The whole experience was fantastic and our wonderful stay made the lead up to the wedd… More
Thanks, another happy bride! We have lots of brides staying and it is great to see them leaving the cottage looking amazing! It is a privilege to host them at this important time. We also have some engagements here too!
“A lovely well-designed cottage in quiet surroundings”
Reviewed 23 Apr 2012
The cottage is very well furnished and fitted out, with good facilities for cooking and entertaining. It was also a really good location to take a walk straight out of the door, to pick up visitors f… More
Thanks. Yes, it is a quick and easy route to Newcastle but you are still in the heart of the country here.
“Beadnell break” This was are second visit to Beadnell this year but not at this property. This is by far the best property we have stayed at. The house is in a excellent location for the fantastic dog friendly beaches. Very well equipped and very clea
“Mrs” We stayed in this Lovely cottage when visiting our son and family who live in Ryton for my hubbys birthday.
Kirsty was so welcoming and couldn't have been more helpful, even got in some groceries, milk, bread etc as well as a birthday cake!
“LOVELY QUIET LOCATION” Great location. Short distance away from ALNWICK and BAMBURGH. WARKWORTH CASTLE was less than a 5 mins walk away.The cottage was spotlessly clean ( with everything you could possibly need provided) and in a lovely quiet spot.
“Great holiday, good location, lovely cosy cottage and extremely friendly owners.”
Reviewed 3 Aug 2014
First visit to Northumbria and we weren't disappointed. Southmede cottage was as advertised, it was extremely clean, light and cosy and in a good location opposite Warkworth Castle- only 10 minutes w… More
“Lovely property, Historical Sites”
Reviewed 20 Apr 2014
This was a lovely holiday, the cottage was warm and welcoming and the location was perfect. Nothing was more than 40 minutes away, with beautiful castles and sites almost everywhere you looked! Highly… More
“Most welcoming and comfortable cottage”
Reviewed 30 Mar 2014
Small, comfortable cottage convenient to all amenities along the Northumberland cost. Within walking distance of the beautiful clean beaches. Fresh flowers and a welcome pack on arrival. Will always w… More
“Excellent” Just returned home after an 8 night stay at Linnet cottage. Berwick. What a lovely cottage, .Laura's thought of everything. you need for a comfy stay. Had a wonderfull time.Great base for sight seeing. near beach. perfect place. first class
We stayed here as a last minute weekend away. The cottage far exceeded our expectations. It was comfortable, clean and had everything we needed. It was warm, even though there wasn't a log burner. … More
“A little gem can't wait to visit again.” Lovely cottage,very relaxing, beautiful peaceful garden, lovely walks around local area, a home from home I cooked breakfast and evening meal everything in kitchen I needed. DVDs games plenty to watch or do in
“Very clean, very welcoming, great place to stay” Mews cottage was very clean and tidy and Lawrence gave us a warm welcome. It is so very convenient for what there is to see and do in Alnwick and so very quiet. Alnwick is a great base to explore the am
Stayed at cottage while attending daughters wedding in sept 2012.This cottage is lovely and clean and cosy.Larry and his wife were perfect hosts, so friendly and welcoming.Fresh flowers.choc and lovel… More
“Fabulous self-catering accommodation in an ideal location”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2012
We have returned from a week's holiday at Mews Cottage in Alnwick and had an absolutely super break there. The cottage is first class: very tastefully furnished and decorated to a very high standard.… More