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Bill's Bolthole

Alnwick (8.5mls S), Northumberland
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Romantic
Family friendly
Tennis Court
Quirky
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Tastefully designed lodge close to a scenic golf course
  • Enjoy free golf games throughout your stay
  • Visit Alnwick and Bamburgh Castles, Warkworth, Alnmouth and Rothbury
Property code: 83512

An appealing lodge with lots of thoughtful touches, countryside views, free golf, access to the coast, castles and major attractions nearby. It's the perfect holiday retreat for friends and families.

Situated in a beautiful part of rural Northumberland within this friendly 180-acre park and overlooking the picturesque on-site golf course. Explore the park and woodland on foot or by bicycle straight from the door and you are welcome to play golf as often as you wish on the 18-hole course. There is a small coffee and cake shop in the park, a pub/restaurant in nearby Newton-on-the-Moor and popular artisan bakery/coffee shops in Felton and Longframlington. Visit Alnwick Castle and Gardens, Bamburgh and Holy Island, take picnics to the sandy beaches at Warkworth and Alnmouth, discover Amble’s friendly marina and amazing seafood in Craster and head for the Simonside Hills in Rothbury and Cheviot Hills in Wooler.

Three steps from the driveway take you up to the wrap-around balcony to access the property. Enter the glazed main door, and you will come straight into the bright and airy open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area. Your eyes will immediately drift towards the large windows and French doors in the lounge area which overlooks the spacious veranda, the golf course and the woodland beyond. The lounge has comfortable seating, a flame effect electric fire, and a Smart TV to relax in front of at the end of the day. There is a CD/Radio for your entertainment. The dining area has a table and seating for four and the well-equipped kitchen comes with a range-style gas hob and double oven, a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, and a washer/dryer. Heading through to the two bedrooms each with its own TV. The master bedroom has a king-size bed and an en-suite shower room with a shower and WC, and a ‘Jack and Jill’ door opening to the main hallway. The second bedroom contains a double bed with a separate dressing and storage area which leads through to the en-suite bathroom with a bath and WC.

Heading outside, you have access to the golf course for evening strolls and you may well see local deer and red squirrels scampering past at dusk. Sit on the balcony to enjoy al-fresco meals or after-dinner drinks watching the sunsets before the well-known Northumberland dark skies reveal the night-time show of stars and the Milky Way. There is off-road parking for two cars and two bikes at the property.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 king-size, 1 double
  • 1 en-suite shower room with shower and WC, 1 en-suite bathroom with bath and WC
  • Range-style double oven with gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • Smart TV in the lounge, TV's in bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed balcony with garden furniture
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Pub/restaurant and shop less than 2 miles
  • 18-hole golf course on-site and free golf for the duration of your stay
  • Tennis court and children's play area with picnic tables
  • Two adult bicycles are available to use during your stay

Emma Arkle

This property is personally managed by Emma.

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Location

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If you’re looking for a seaside holiday with a difference, visit Northumberland – a region brimming with beautiful golden, sandy beaches, rolling hills, craggy moorland, bustling market towns and fishing villages, and more castles than in any other county in England.

Situated in the North East of England, this designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty boasts no less than 39 miles of unspoilt coastline to explore and a calendar packed with exhilarating water sports options. To indulge in a spot of surfing, kayaking or powerboating, take a trip to one of the many breath-taking Northumberland beaches - where dogs love a good walk and fresh local seafood is never far away.

Home to the awe-inspiring Cheviot Hills and the historical Hadrian’s Wall, the Northumberland National Park is renowned for its open spaces, award-winning Dark Skies and stunning rural backdrops - and is the least populated national park in Britain. Offering access to challenging hikes, horse-riding, rock-climbing and a multitude of other action-packed activities, the park is one of the region’s greatest draws.

There is a huge range of spectacular wildlife and sea life waiting to be sighted, whether you take a boat ride to the Farne Islands to admire the colony of Atlantic grey seals and puffins, or explore the Kielder Water and Forest Park, home to magnificent ospreys. If it’s history you’re looking for, the imposing Bamburgh Castle and the world-famous Alnwick Castle are undoubtedly worth a visit.

Alternatively, if you’re seeking the bright lights of a city adventure, Newcastle upon Tyne is the place to go. Here, you can experience world-class culture, outstanding attractions, superb shopping, impressive live shows, top entertainers and delicious cuisine in abundance.

The Travel Chapter Limited, trading as holidaycottages.co.uk | The Travel Chapter Limited is registered in England and Wales. | Registered office Travel Chapter House Gammaton Road Bideford EX39 4DF Company No. 02431506 | VAT reg: 143053210