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Ford Cottage - Warkworth

Warkworth (3.8mls East), Northumberland
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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Quirky
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Leave the car and enjoy walks from the door to nearby Warkworth
  • Extend your days outside in the enclosed, orchard garden with BBQ and seating area
  • Visit nearby beaches, castles, seaside villages, and boat trips to Coquet Island
  • Games room with air hockey and pool tables
Property code: 86132

Inviting and spacious country-style holiday home set in one third of an acre close to Warkworth’s ancient castle, many amenities and beautiful beach. Perfect for a multi-generation family or friends.

Ticking a variety of boxes for an unforgettable stay on the North East coast, this wonderful choice of accommodation puts some of the county’s fantastic attractions within effortless reach. Whether you’re hoping to explore pretty seafront villages along the Northumberland Coast AONB, head inland to embark on long hikes in the Northumberland National Park or even enjoy a city escape in nearby Newcastle, the prime position of this space ensures a good time is had by all. Sleeping up to eight guests and two canine companions, every member of the family is welcome in this characterful country property.

Surrounded by generous fields and grazing livestock, a sense of calm and quiet is offered the minute you arrive on this estate. Along with a cosy lounge and three of the four generous bedrooms, the ground floor offers a substantial kitchen that's overflowing with supplies and well equipped for any budding chef. Complete with a range-style gas hob, adjacent pantry and the much-needed dishwasher, this kitchen is perfect for keeping eight mouths fed and watered. Sit down to dinner together right here in the sociable kitchen or step out to enjoy the sprawling wrap-around garden. Whilst dinner is in the works, younger guests might enjoy venturing upstairs to challenge one another to air hockey or pool in the first-floor games room.

Complete with a historic castle (1.5 miles), inviting pub (2 miles) and wide sandy beach (2.5 miles), Warkworth is an ideal holiday spot on the Northumberland coast. You're also just 3 miles from the traditional seaside spot of Amble with its harbour and day cruise options. The Northumberland National Park sits just 17.5 miles away and presents a wide array of walking options, whilst the cultural hub of Newcastle can be found just 33 miles away.

  • 4 bedrooms - 3 Doubles and 1 Twin
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and WC, and 1 en-suite shower room with shower and WC
  • Range-style cooker with gas hob and electric oven, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer
  • Utility room with washing machine and Belfast sink
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Smart TV in the lounge
  • Enclosed garden with garden furniture and charcoal BBQ
  • Games Room with air hockey table, full-size pool table and seating
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Bike Storage available
  • Beach - 4 miles (less than 2.5 miles on foot) Shops, pubs, restaurants within 4 miles. (less than 2 miles on foot)
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £350 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £40. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Elliot Albiston

This property is personally managed by Elliot.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 36 guest ratings

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Reviewed by John David 27th December 2023

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Really nice cottage complete with all necessary amenities. A very comfortable stay.

Reviewed by Richard 28th October 2023

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Great, comfortable well equipped cottage. Fantastic location for exploring Warkworth and amble, as well as easy access for Northumberland generally. Love the area

Reviewed by Fletcher 14th October 2023

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A lovely four bedroom cottage with everything you could need. A really good welcome pack and nothing too much trouble for the owners.

Reviewed by Martin 2nd September 2023

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Reviewed by Mick 26th August 2023

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We had a fantastic stay in the cottage for the last week of my grandchildrens summer school holidays and we all agree it was perfect and idyllic, with ducks regularly parading around the gardens horses just round the corner to feed stroke and even cuddle. As previously stated by other guests the cottage is very well equipped with a nice welcome pacRead morek nestled away for privacy and close enough to many places for visiting and the games room perfect to amuse everyone. Thanks Phil and Geraldine. Hide

Reviewed by David 19th August 2023

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Thoroughly enjoyed our break at Ford Cottage. We were made very welcome by Philip, whose friendliness and helpfulness added greatly to our enjoyment. The cottage is in a superb location, very peaceful and quiet, yet within easy reach of towns and places of interest. Very well equipped, with a games room that both children and adults enjoyed, the coRead morettage encouraged calm relaxation in its surrounding gardens, with good eating and drinking places quite close by. We certainly hope to return! Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 12th August 2023

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We really enjoyed our stay at Ford Cottage, it's a comfortable well-located property in a quiet area. We soon discovered the ford that it's named after which added a bit of adventure to our trips out. The cottage is very well equipped with everything you can think of and more, and owners Phil and Geraldine obviously take great pride sharing it. We Read morehad a super week exploring Lindisfarne, Bamburgh, Amble, Cragside as well as local walks. Our Labrador Bonnie loved exploring the garden safely too. Hide

Reviewed by Simon 29th July 2023

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Lovely location very quiet

Reviewed by Tania 15th July 2023

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Beautiful, well equipped, immaculate cottage. Couldn't find any fault at all. Owners very friendly. Had a wonderful holiday with our pet dog would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed by Robert 24th June 2023

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Reviewed by Eileen 17th June 2023

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Excellent accommodation, spacious, comfortable and clean. Extremely well equipped kitchen. All bed really comfortable. Whole family loved the pool table. Good outdoor space, really nice to open the patio doors in the evening and sit in the secluded garden. Would not hesitate to return E Hidson

Reviewed by Carole 27th May 2023

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Reviewed by Dawn 20th May 2023

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We had a fantastic holiday. Very comfortable home away from home. The baby was very well provided for with changing mat, cot and loads more. Games room a fun addition and would definitely recommend the free range eggs!!

Reviewed by Kevin 8th April 2023

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The cottage is opposite a park home site which is not mentioned anywhere, but again this did not spoil the holiday in anyway.

Reviewed by Richard 25th March 2023

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A lovely bungalow in a quiet area, plenty of wildlife to sit and watch, and the owner Phil couldnt do enough and was always available if you had any problems

Reviewed by Peter 18th March 2023

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Reviewed by Rob 22nd December 2022

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Fabulous holiday cottage, 4 large comfortable bedrooms, great games room, comfortable and cozy lounge and lovely kitchen diner. Really nice wrap around garden with plenty of bird feeders meaning loads of birds in the garden. The cottage was extremely clean and well prepared I cant speak highly enough of the cottage and the owners of the cottage

Reviewed by Peter 5th November 2022

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Excellent holiday. Cottage is really convenient for touring the area. Extremely well equipped and comfortable. It has everything you could possibly need for your holiday. Visiting wildlife was lovely to watch. Phil was available to sort any problems and for delivery of eggs from the farm. Would definitely recommend and would not hesitate to book agRead moreain. Hide

Reviewed by Sam 22nd October 2022

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Lovely location. Excellent contact from the owner in the run up to the holiday. He was also available throughout for any issues that came about. Games room was a welcome addition and fun for the kids (and adults!). Some nice walks from the house. A very well stocked kitchen, a lovely welcome pack upon our arrival. Thanks for a great holiday.

Reviewed by Joe 15th October 2022

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Quiet and very well appointed. Really enjoyable. Close enough to the coast.

Reviewed by Alan 8th October 2022

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Fabulous cottage!! It has everything you could possibly need and I mean everything. Situated in a quiet rural area but not far from great local amenities either. Great for dogs as there is a huge field 2 mins walk away for them to run around and a garden at the back of the cottage. The owner very kindly left us fresh eggs and a welcome pack of fresRead moreh local bread, butter, milk etc. We particularly loved the pool table upstairs!! Cant recommend highly enough. Hide

Reviewed by Y 1st October 2022

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Reviewed by Kathryn 17th September 2022

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We had a lovely holiday at Ford Cottage. The cottage is peaceful, comfortable and spacious. It had everything we needed. Philip our host was really friendly and helpful. We really appreciated our welcome pack. The contents were delicious, as were the fresh eggs and the apples from the orchard. We enjoyed seeing the ducks and bantams around. One morRead morening we had a visit from a friendly pheasant and it was also lovely to watch a family of blackbirds feeding in the orchard. Perfect! Hide

Reviewed by Steve 10th September 2022

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Great property in a good quiet location. Everything you needed and a wonderful host

Reviewed by Don 27th August 2022

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Lovely spacious cottage a short walk from Warkworth. Great location for a bigger group having 4 bedrooms and the games room is a nice to have in the evenings.

Reviewed by Michael 13th August 2022

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Great cottage in a lovely quiet location. Only a short drive away from Walkworth and other coastal beauty spots Would not hesitate to rent the property again.

Reviewed by Susan 30th July 2022

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Reviewed by Karen 18th June 2022

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We loved staying here; the owner kindly brought toys over for the children and the duck and bantam eggs. We loved walking through the ford just down the road and back around 'Black Bridge' with the children. When there was a local power outage the owner kindly ran a generator for us so that we could at least have water. We would definitely recommenRead mored this property to others. The owners made us feel welcome and went the extra mile to make our stay comfortable and welcoming. Hide

Reviewed by Alison 11th June 2022

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It's a great cottage, very clean, and has an extremely well equipped kitchen, it's in a brilliant location for exploring the Northumberland coast & countryside. Phillip was really friendly & helpful and thanks for the welcome pack on arrival, the bread & jam was lovely as well as the duck eggs a couple of days later. The games rooms was a real addeRead mored bonus, we had a fun time playing pool and air hockey but certainly need to improve our pool skills. Hide

Reviewed by Trudi 4th June 2022

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A fantastic house! Philip our host, couldn't have been nicer and so accommodating. We barbecued in the lovely garden, spent family time playing pool in the games room and board games in the dining area. Loved the ducks and chicken visiting every day. The house was clean, comfortable and very well equipped. Thankyou for a fabulous stay .

Reviewed by Ellie 28th May 2022

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Reviewed by Kim 21st May 2022

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absolutely lovely cottage in a perfect area, so peaceful and away from it all but within a short drive to plenty of lovely places, the owner was about if needed with information about the area but left us to enjoy our holiday, the games room was fantastic and was used most nights we will definitely be returning to this cottage in the future

Reviewed by Yvonne 14th May 2022

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Reviewed by Brian 29th April 2022

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A delightful holiday home for a large family, set in a beautiful and peaceful location. The cottage is well equipped, and the children loved the farm animals. Great beach nearby with free parking. Warkworth Castle is well worth a visit.

Reviewed by Ranson 9th April 2022

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Very well equipped and some lovely touches more than enough equipment in the kitchen bedrooms spaces. Beds comfortable. The games room is a added bonus. Lots off seating out side if you want to chill with a small whine. Fresh eggs in the morning is great. Enjoy your self

Reviewed by Hannah 1st April 2022

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We had a lovely stay at Ford Cottage. Philip was a great host - we felt we had our privacy but knew he was nearby if we had any questions or problems. Also, Ive never stayed anywhere with such a well stocked kitchen! It had all the utensils and equipment I could possibly imagine!

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