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Byre Cottage - Low Alwinton

Northumberland National Park, Northumberland
Visit England rating: 5 stars
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A luxurious barn conversion in Northumberland National Park
  • Property powered by 100% green energy
  • Lavishly appointed with under-heated oak flooring and three sumptuous bathrooms
  • Located in Europe’s largest ‘Dark Skies’ region – ideal for stargazers
  • Close to the village of Thropton and Rothbury, with Kielder Water and Hadrian’s Wall a short drive away
  • Perfect for visiting some of Northumberland's beauty including Hadrian's Wall
Property code: CN043

With a prime location in Northumberland National Park, this sumptuous, 100% eco-powered barn conversion provides a superb base from which to explore the region’s pristine beauty and unique dark skies.

Byre Cottage is a very spacious barn conversion that has recently undergone a major refurbishment and has been awarded a 5 star Gold Tourist Award as a result. Powered by solar panels and an air source heat pump, the cottage uses 100% Green Energy. Byre Cottage is ideally situated for anyone interested in astronomy, as it also offers great opportunities to star gaze at night over the dark skies park - recently declared Europe’s largest Dark Skies area.

Byre Cottage is furnished and equipped to a luxury standard and provides a perfect rural retreat for up to 6 people in 3 good size double bedrooms with 3 bathrooms including a wet room. Built on one level, the cottage has many unique features such as oak wood flooring throughout with under floor heating and exposed oak beams with inbuilt lighting.

There is an expansive lounge, kitchen and dining area with quality furnishings throughout. There is a large conservatory on the front of the cottage with Wi-Fi which leads out into its own private garden - perfect for relaxing in after a day out and about exploring Northumberland. For those with young families - the children will love to see the farm animals in the surrounding fields during their stay and of course, the abundence of local wildlife!

  • 3 bedrooms - 2 en-suite doubles and 1 double
  • 3 bathrooms -  1 bathroom with freestanding bath and WC, 1 en-suite wet room with shower and WC, 1 en-suite shower room with WC
  • Kitchen with fridge, oven, hob, microwave and dishwasher
  • Central heating included (with underfloor heating throughout)
  • Washing machine, iron and ironing board
  • Bed linen included
  • Off-road parking available
  • Wi-Fi available in conservatory, but speed and connection variable
  • Regret no smoking
  • Regret no pets
  • Pub and shop 8 miles
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Single-storey accommodation – restricted mobility suitable
  • TV, DVD and CD in the lounge; TV in every bedroom
  • Games, books and DVDs
  • High chair and travel cot
  • Mobile phone signal intermittent, but communal pay phone available

This property is personally managed by Nicola.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 8 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.5
Overall equipment
5
Overall comfort
4.5
Overall location
5

Reviewed by Shirley 2nd September 2018

There are some great aspects to this house. It's quite remote, has fab conservatory and kitchen/diner giving great views to the front and side of the house, giving ample opportunity to view the visiting hare, barn owl, herons and farm animals. The surrounding areas are beautiful and there is a local pub which serves food. The big middle lounge was Read morerather dark and uninviting and a few minor bathroom issues needed sorting. Having said that, we had an engaging,fun and relaxing time at Byre Cottage Hide

Reviewed by Janet B

Byre cottage is well equipped and the beds are comfortable.

Reviewed by Peter Eccles

Ideal location for getting to all of Northumberland. We went as far North as Berwick and as far South as Beamish. It's a very quiet area and ideal to come back to. The kitchen facilities are excellent so we made use of home cooking each day. It's an ideal location for getting to the coast, Kielder, Hadrian's Wall, Alnwick and many more places withiRead moren an hours drive. Hide

Reviewed by Frank Mcgrath

Excellent location lovely cottage everything you need apart from food and drink been well thought out.

Reviewed by Guests From North Sheilds

We have stayed in a selection of these cottages over the last 4 yrs,extremely clean and fully equip with all amenities.We have stayed in The Byre twice now, very spacious, gorgeous conservatory,hoping to book this 1 again next year"

Reviewed by Happy Guests From South Shields

Excellent 5 star accommodation

Reviewed by Barbara Collinson

The Byre has been tastefully and sympatheticaly renovated to a very high standard and the facilities provided are excellent. If you like quiet and rural this location will suit you. There are plenty of nearby attractions including Cragside, Alnwick and Alnemouth beach to name a few.

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Location

Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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.

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