Border Holiday Homes
“Based in or around Berwick on Tweed” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Specialists in self-catering holiday accommodation for two people or an individual guest in the beautiful and historic Northumberland and Scottish Borders. Pets are welcome at five of our properties and three of our properties may be suitable for the less mobile. All are suitable for a romantic and stress free holiday.
'Mill Wharf' is a third floor apartment in an award winning conversion of this historic granary which overlooks the harbour, the River Tweed and the Elizabethan walls & red pantile roofs of historic Berwick-upon-Tweed.
'Old Templars Cottage' is a stylish ground floor apartment for 2, close by Spittal promenade, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland. Enjoy the charm of the old with the convenience & comfort of a sleek modern and luxurious interior.
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About the area
If it’s history you’re after, there’s heaps of it in Northumberland. On Hadrian’s Wall you can imagine scarlet-cloaked Roman legionaries keeping watch for painted Pictish warriors while cursing the English weather and dreaming of home. Desolate battlefield sites and hulking fortresses such as Alnwick, Dunstanburgh, Bamburgh and Warkworth are reminders that this, until not so very long ago, was a contested border region. The ruins of Lindisfarne bear witness to the region’s early Christian history.
Northumberland also has some of Britain’s best beaches. On summer days, and even in winter, you’ll see surfers and other brave souls making the most of the coast. Inland, there are some great walks and bike rides in the dales of the Cheviot Hills and the Simonsides – just hilly enough to be interesting, without being brutally steep. There's dramatic scenery in the High Pennines, where waterfalls plunge into deep valleys, and there are swathes of heather-scented moorland. Northumberland National Park covers over 400 square miles of moorland and valleys with clear streams and pretty, stone-built villages. It’s just the place for wildlife watching too. You’ll find flocks of puffins, guillemots and other seabirds around the Farne Islands, and seals and dolphins offshore.
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