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The Forge

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £540
    Low season
  • £1240
    Peak season

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  • Available
  • Unavailable
Preferred arrival day: Friday

Short Breaks From

  • £147 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £310 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Access
    G

    Ground floor
    Living

  • Log Burner
  • Luxury

About The Forge

Burnfoot Holiday Cottages offer an exclusive collection of luxurious holiday homes in an enviable position on the outskirts of the beautiful Northumberland National Park. With the huge dark skies, wonderfully clean air and miles of stunning landscape of the National Park, and the spectacular Heritage coastline with its glorious golden sands (twenty three miles away), there are no shortage of opportunities to do as much or as little as you want at Burnfoot.

Nestling within a Site of Special Scientific Interest with glorious views over the Cheviot Hills, guests are assured a restful retreat to escape the hustle and bustle of every day life. The area is a haven for wildlife with deer, badgers, otters, owls and notoriously shy kingfishers to spot, along with sea trout and salmon that can be seen leaping out of the water when spawning as they battle their way up the babbling burns that pass through Burnfoot.

For those who want to discover Northumberland's many attractions, the holiday cottages are ideally placed for visiting Alnwick with its boutiques to browse and stunning castle; the peaceful market town of Rothbury; National Trust Cragside, a stunning Victorian country house and Hadrian's Wall, one of the most famous World Heritage Sites. Also within easy reach is the bustling harbour town of Seahouses where you can take a trip to the Farne Islands; Holy Island; Craster which is famed for its smoked kippers; Bamburgh with its golden beach fringed with sand dunes, sitting in the shadows of iconic Bamburgh Castle and Berwick-upon-Tweed which is just a stones throw from the Scottish Borders - the choices are endless and you are sure to want to return time and time again.

Beautifully converted, the holiday cottages are presented to a very high standard offering the perfect blend of traditional features with modern conveniences including oak doors, wood burning stoves, stylish kitchens and sumptuous beds, complimented by lovely Farrow and Ball shades. Outside has every bit as much appeal with plenty of space (some two acres of grounds!) for the little ones to let off steam, swings, climbing frame, trampoline, a slide, bike storage and an outdoor championship tennis court for guest use. Star gazing evenings with a local astronomer and beauty therapy for those who want some pampering whilst away can also be arranged.

Netherton is the local village and just a quarter of a mile walk from the cottages where you will find The Star Inn, a fantastic pub well known for its fine ale. The Pennine Cycleway is just a short pedal from Burnfoot and for the more adventurous mountain biker, a trip to Thrunton Woods with miles of tracks and trails is a must. When in season, some of the finest salmon and trout fishing is available on the nearby River Coquet and golfers can enjoy a round at Rothbury Golf Club (18 hole and five miles from the cottages). Why not get a birds eye view of the Cheviots and book a hang gliding lesson? With miles and miles of walking available on the doorstep, including paths that take you to the very heart of the National Park, along with some excellent climbing opportunities, there are no end of outdoor activities to satisfy the most energetic of outdoor enthusiast.

Whatever the time of year, a break at Burnfoot Holiday Cottages is sure to leave you relaxed, revitalised and wanting to return again.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Tim Stienlet joined Independent Cottages in July 2015


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Luxury
  • Waterside Location
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Tennis Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity

Location (Northumberland National Park)

Every stone cottage has been lovingly converted on this farm steading to protect its intriguing heritage which connects it to the English industrialist Lord Armstrong when it was once part of the Cragside Estate.

Formerly a workshop for Lord Armstrong, The Forge sleeps six guests and is an exceptionally stylish single level holiday home beautifully positioned with its terrace overlooking the very spot where kingfishers can be spotted on the burn.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Entrance hall with plenty of space in the storage cupboard for boots and coats.
  • Spacious restful open-plan living area incorporating the kitchen and dining area with high vaulted ceiling with timbers creating a wonderful sense of space. Providing the perfect mix of contemporary style with classic charm, this relaxing area has comfy leather seating for six set around the inglenook fireplace with log burner as a wonderful focal point, along with Freeview flat screen television, DVD player and iPod docking for guest entertainment. There is a dining area with table and seating for six where you can sit and admire the wonderful views over Wreigh Burn from the large windows.
  • The kitchen area offers everything needed for a luxury self-catering break including plenty of oak cupboards for storage, oven, hob with extractor hood, dishwasher, fridge (with ice box), washing machine and microwave.
  • Impressive king-size master bedroom with walk in cupboard for clothes storage, exposed beams, en-suite and a door taking you out to the courtyard.
  • Two twin bedrooms offering flexible sleeping with two single beds (2ft 6 inches) that can be made up as king size doubles by arrangement.
  • Modern bathroom with electric shower over the bath (including a screen), WC and wash basin.

Outside: There is a lawned garden at the front of the property, along with with an enclosed lawned garden with terrace (including outdoor furniture) at the back with a lovely aspect overlooking the burn and Simonside hills beyond.

Additional information: Wi-Fi internet access is available in The Forge for those with a laptop. Short breaks are available (three nights starting on a Friday and four nights from a Monday). Online booking available via the owners website - please click through. Heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and logs are included in the price. Cots and high chairs available upon request. Up to two dogs welcome (please note there will be an additional cleaning charge of £25 for one dog and £45 for two).

The Forge Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (1 King & 2 Twins or Kings)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
2 Dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Ground floor accommodation
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £540
Mid Season from £910
High Season from £1005
Peak Season £1240
Preferred Arrival Day:
Friday
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)191 2811900 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Tim Stienlet
Member Since July 2015

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The Forge 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 11th September 2019
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