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Hotspur Cottage

Rothbury, Northumberland
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Delightful cottage for two for a romantic getaway in Northumberland
  • Overlooks the pretty River Coquet and the surrounding valley
  • Exciting visitor attractions and places of historical interest to visit within easy reach
  • Plenty of walking and cycling routes available throughout the area
  • Secluded rural location truly evoke the feeling of getting away from it all
  • two dogs welcome so bring your four-legged friends along too B87
Property code: CN111

This appealing cottage is a romantic haven for two just outside Rothbury. It boasts brilliant facilities, stunning views and short distances to local attractions.

Hotspur Cottage is a delightful cottage for two, with excellent facilities and is located just outside the popular village of Rothbury, overlooking the River Coquet and the beautiful, surrounding valley. The cottage would suit a couple looking for a quiet, romantic getaway with a raft of local attractions to visit within easy reach and there are plenty of local walking and cycling routes to explore and a good, local golf course if you are looking to have a more active holiday!

Rothbury attracts visitors from all over the world during the year and offers a great range of independent shops, arts and crafts, good pubs serving food and cafes and plays host to a number of events including the Walking Festival in June and the well renowned Music Festival in July. Staying at Hotspur Cottage, you can have the best of all worlds from exploring the Simonside Hills, The Cheviots, The Northumberland National park - with its award winning Dark Skies status, Cragside Hall and Gardens, Alnwick Castle and The Alnwick Gardens to the glorious seaside villages of Alnmouth, Bamburgh and Seahouses, to name but a few.

Hotspur Cottage was a former farm steading and has been recently refurbished to a very high standard. Guests will enjoy returning to this thoughtfully finished property at the end of a day out and about. The spacious bedroom has a sleigh-style, King-size bed and an en-suite, full bathroom plus separate shower. The rest of the living accommodation is open plan with a warming, wood burning stove. In addition to free guest Wi-Fi, off-road parking, outdoor seating and lovely views from the lounge window, the cottage enjoys efficient central heating, as well as the wood burning stove making this a warm and cosy cottage to stay in all year round.

Parents:There is a travel cot and high chair for a baby.

Bed linen, towels, heating and hot water are included and Hotspur Cottage welcomes up to two small well behaved dogs.

Secure bicycle storage is available at Hotspur Cottage.

This cottage accepts up to two small well behaved dogs.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • 1 bedroom: King-size
  • 1 en-suite bathroom
  • electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, toaster, microwave, kettle, and cafetiere
  • Washing machine in utility room
  • Wood burner
  • Central heating included
  • Bed linen included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 small well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Secure bike storage available
  • Travel cot and high chair available
  • Shops and pub within walking distance
  • iPod dock
  • Patio garden
  • Games and books available
  • TV/DVD
  • Parking for 1 car

This property is personally managed by Nicola.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mrs W 15th September 2017

The cottage was nice, excellent facilities, excellent location and fantastic views. A good week overall. We liked the little welcoming touches as in the milk, bread and wine that was left for us on arrival.

Reviewed by Peter G 1st September 2017

Hotspur has a good rural location but only a mile from the town, with great views over the surrounding countryside. Cottage has all the essential equipment required for a comfortable stay.

Reviewed by Fiona H 31st August 2017

Very clean cottage and we were very happy with all the facilities. Nice to find milk in the fridge and a loaf of bread and a bottle of wine on arrival. Ideal location for walking in the area. Lovely views from kitchen and lounge windows.Very comfy bed. Ideal location of the coast or the Northumberland national park. Very good National Trust properRead moreties near by to visit. Very good local shops and pubs in Rothbury within walking distance of the cottage Hide

Reviewed by Graham M 25th August 2017

Hotspur cottage is a lovely cottage with stunning views everything we could have needed and more. Wonderful week away. Would definitely recommend

Reviewed by Fiona H 18th August 2017

Hotspur is a very clean cottage. Nice to find milk in the fridge and a loaf of bread and a bottle of wine on arrival. Very comfy bed. Ideal location of the coast or the Northumberland national park. Very good National Trust properties near by to visit. Very good local shops and pubs in Rothbury within walking distance of the cottage.

Reviewed by Camillie T 11th August 2017

We love Hotspur cottage which is why we returned to it - it's views are simply beautiful. It's cosy, well-equipped and has the best sofas and softest bed. The Harry Hotspur Hare them is excellent and we will certainly return.

Reviewed by Graham W 4th August 2017

The cottage was easy to find and exactly as described and pictured. Hotspur cottage is a lovely, well appointed cottage in beautiful countryside. The fields next to the cottage have hares. The walk around Fontburn reservoir is recommended though is rather difficult underfoot.

Reviewed by Diane L 16th June 2017

Lovely cottage, very well equipped with lovely views and very comfortable. Very clean bathroom and kitchen. Particularly liked the key safe so we did not need to take the key out with us every day. Lovely large bed and en suite with both bath and shower and well equipped kitchen. Sofas really comfortable. Well situated cottage just outside RothburyRead more. Close to the coast with lovely walking particularly Dunstanburgh and Warkworth/Alnmouth. Also close to Simonside hills with, again, good walking. Plenty of good castles, particularly Bamburgh. Great food at Wheat Heads Inn, Thropton. Hide

Reviewed by Robin W 26th May 2017

Hotspur Cottage was everything that we hoped for and we thoroughly enjoyed the local historic houses and gardens, coast and countryside.

Reviewed by Peter C 5th May 2017

Very good, warm and comfy. Immaculate. Kitchen, bathroom and bedroom first class. Hotspur cottage is very comfortable with excellent central heating, a good very wide bed and two good sofas which are cloth upholstered and not the dreaded "leather look". Good open views across the golf course and river towards Rothbury. The large living/kitchen areaRead more has creaky floors which are very noticeable when first entering the cottage but don't affect the overall impression that this holiday let is very good. Hide

Reviewed by Michael C 17th April 2017

Nicely finished and decorated, great location. No complaints, nice welcoming cottage. Lovely bolthole for two in great location for exploring Nortumberland. Not enough time on long weekend to visit the many towns / attractions nearby . In Rothbury Turks Head was very dog friendly also visited Alnwick, Amble, Bednell, Seahouses, Bamburgh, and enjoyeRead mored them all. Hide

Reviewed by Fiona M 31st March 2017

Situated in a lovely spot with a short walk to town. Everything was clean, tidy and very well equipped. We stayed 4 nights this time and it just went too quickly. Everything you could want was in the cottage. A welcome bottle of wine awaited us with tea and biscuits. In the surrounding fields lambs were frolicking and their antics kept us amused. TRead morehere was a right of way by the side of the cottage onto the golf course and in 10-15 minutes we were in the town. Lovely little shops with unusual knickknacks. A fabulous bakery with lovely freshly baked food. The Turks Head was a great place to take our dog who was welcomed in and given biscuits by the staff. Lots of dog friendly beautiful beaches within a short drive and of course the lovely riverside walk near to where we were staying. We hope to start planning our next break soon. We just cannot get enough of this area and the fabulous accommodation. Thank you - we totally love the area and are looking forward to planning our next time away. This was our third break with your company. We cannot fault the places we have stayed at so far. Hide

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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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