Village Farm and Town Foot Farm Holiday Cottages
“Chalets, cottages and houses with access to health club as well as games and sports facilities” - VisitEngland Assessor
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Our Inspector's view
Village Farm is in Shilbottle, three miles from the coast and Alnwick. The health club is open every day and comprises a swimming pool, spa with sauna, jacuzzi and heated loungers. A games room, sports field and tennis court are nearby. The accommodation sleeps 2–10 people. Garden areas surround these chalets, cottages and houses which are in the village or at Town Foot Farm; each property is well equipped and has central heating and wood-burning stoves.
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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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