When a day out in Newcastle or Durham is over and you fancy a drink or meal out of town, a 30-…
Derwent View Cottage
“A cosy and well equipped holiday accommodation boasting some spectacular views” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Relax and unwind at our beautiful self-catering cottage for 2 on the Durham-Northumberland Border. Offering open plan living accommodation with a well-equipped kitchen and patio doors opening out onto decking, with rolling countryside views of the North Pennines. There is a wood burning stove with firewood provided, a flat screen television and broadband. There is one bedroom with double bed, a separate bathroom with a bath and overhead shower (towels and linens are provided).
Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 1
- Maximum occupancy: 2
- Sky or freeview
- Linens provided
- Fireplace or wood burning stove
- Changeover day: Saturday
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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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