Bridge End Cottage, Rothbury

Bridge End Cottage, Rothbury

Sleeps 4

Price Range Per Week:

£ - £

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Bridge End Cottage is a stunningly refurbished, traditional country cottage located in the peaceful hamlet of Alwinton which is 20 minutes drive from the popular village of Rothbury. The cottage's wonderful original features have been lovingly retained and a beautifully sympathetic brand new wing has been added to create more light and space everywhere. Located in the Coquet Valley which is known to visitors, walkers and cyclists for easy access to the much loved, local attractions, including the Cheviot Hills, Harbottle Woods, Cragside House and Gardens, the popular village of Rothbury with a wide range of food, art and craft shops, pubs, coffee houses and bakeries, the Northumberland National Park and the award winning Dark Skies park, not to mention magnificent Alnwick Castle and The Alnwick Gardens, Chillingham Castle and the many beaches and friendly, seaside villages, like Alnmouth less than a 50 minute drive. This cottage offers the best of both worlds and an excellent base for a family or a group of friends looking for somewhere exceptional to come back to after days out and about exploring both countryside and coastal areas of Northumberland - and with an historic pub/restaurant with a beer garden in the village, you couldn't ask for more!

This single storey, luxury cottage for 4 guests* has a real WOW! factor and the views from the impressive glass wall in the lounge are simply breath-taking! The cottage is beautifully decorated and furnished and has a lovely 'feel' about it. The superb Master Bedroom has a huge picture window so you can enjoy the views of the rolling hills and countryside from the Super-King size bed (the bed is also 'zip and link' so this can also be turned into a twin bedroom, if needed). The large, enclosed garden offers 360 degrees of fabulous views with a lovely, low level wooden treehouse for children to explore and an attractive patio area for dining outside, this is a great place to relax and unwind at the end of your day.

With a wood burning stove and central heating, the cottage is cosy and welcoming all year round.

 This cottage accepts one well behaved dog. Please note there is an additional charge, please see our terms and conditions (point19) for more details and point 17 for house rules regarding dogs.

Bed linen, towels, heating and hot water are included.

Please note there is a £150 refundable damage deposit to pay when staying at this cottage.

* There is an additional, single bedroom for a 5th guest, if required at an additional charge. Please see accommodation summary for details.

Find out more about Rothbury and Northumberland National Park

Accommodation Summary:

Entrance - through the front door into a small lobby/boot room with coat hooks and a boot stand. 

Lounge - Open Plan with a huge window wall and glazed door to rear garden. Comfortable, leather sofa and armchair in front of the warming, wood burning stove which is set in a feature fireplace, coffee table, book shelves and lamps. Free guest Wi-Fi, Flat screen TV with Blu-ray and DVD player (some Blu-ray films), there is an i-pod/MP3 dock for your music and CD/Radio. There are also some good maps for planning walks and books and games for all the family

Dining Area -  With circular dining table and seating for 4.

Kitchen - Fully equipped with everything you will need and more. With dishwasher, fridge with icebox, electric oven and ceramic hob, washer/dryer, microwave, toaster, kettle and cafetiere. Window to rear garden.

Family Bathroom - Beautifully finished with bath and shower over, wash basin with light and mirrored corner cabinet for storage above, radiator, towel rail and WC.

Bedroom 1 - Impressive Master Bedroom with large, picture window overlooking the beautiful garden and countryside beyond. With a super-king size bed which is a zip and link so that if requested, this can be made into twin beds. There are bedside drawers and lamps, a dressing table with 2 drawers and mirror, plus a double wardrobe and drawers within.

Bedroom 2 - With 2 single beds, bedside tables with drawer and lamps, a single wardrobe with drawers beneath.

*Bedroom 3 - For occasional use for a 5th guest (at an additional cost of £35 for a week and £25 for a shorter break). You will need to call us on 0191 231 3020 to arrange access to this room if needed.

In additoion to the wood burning stove, there is central heating throughout making this an ideal holiday cottage choice all year round.


There is a large, enclosed garden with a low level, wooden tree/play house. The patio area has outdoor dining table and chairs and the views are...well, fabulous! The shed contains some outdoor games - including garden boules and a croquet set and you can securely store bicycles here.

Parking: There is off-road parking for one car on the drive next to the cottage and additional parking opposite on the green, towards the pub.

Shopping: Both Sainsbury's and Asda deliver to Bridge End Cottage. The nearest shop for newspapers, groceries etc. is the village shop in Thropton, 12 minutes' drive. A fresh fish van visits the village every Thursday. Freshly laid eggs can also be bought in the village from a local house.

Parents: There is a travel cot and high chair, a bed guard and toy box in the cottage if needed. The low level treehouse is accessed by a short,wooden ladder. 

Please note there is a £150 refundable damage deposit to pay when staying at this cottage. This is payable at the final balance stage. Please telephone the office on 0191 231 3020 to make this payment when you pay your final balance, thank you. The damage deposit will be returned to you following the cleaners' inspection, within 3-5 working days from departure.

 This cottage accepts one well behaved dog. Please note there is an additional charge, please see our terms and conditions (point19) for more details and point 17 for house rules regarding dogs.

  • Access to Dark Skies
  • Assistance Dogs Welcome
  • Barbeque
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and toilet
  • Central heating
  • Countryside Views
  • Cycle Friendly
  • Dishwasher
  • Dogs welcome
  • Enclosed garden
  • Family Friendly
  • Flat screen TV
  • Freeview TV
  • Fridge
  • Games, books and DVDs
  • Garden table and chairs
  • Groundfloor bed/shower room
  • Hair Dryer
  • High chair
  • Hob/oven
  • iPod docking station
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Off road parking
  • Patio Area
  • Premium
  • Pub in Village
  • Single Storey
  • Tourist information in cottage
  • Walker Friendly
  • Washer/dryer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wood burning stove

Bridge End Cottage is an excellent base for exploring Northumberland's beautiful countryside and coastal areas. Located in the village/hamlet of Alwinton with a pub/restaurant and off road parking. Access to Dark Skies! Rothbury is 9.9 miles away and Alnwick Castle and Garden is just over half an hour away.

Find out more about Rothbury and Northumberland National Park

- 13 October 2017

Very comfortable, well equipped, fantastically located. Facilities brilliant, couldn't have asked for anything more. Enjoyed cycling, and Northumberland provides very clear and well managed cycle routes. Cottage well situated for a host of outdoor activities. Met all our needs. Awe inspiring location on the edge of the Cheviots.

4/ 5stars

- 29 September 2017

Clean well equipped cottage in idyllic location. Well placed for Keilder, Alnwick and the coast

4/ 5stars

- 22 September 2017

Bridge End is a very clean, comfortable and everything you needed for a holiday. The gardens were lovely and the bird feeders and bird food for you to use was a bonus. Overall a lovely cottage and a credit to the owners

4/ 5stars
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Key Features

  • Cycle Friendly
  • Dogs welcome
  • Enclosed garden
  • Family Friendly
  • Premium
  • Walker Friendly
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wood burning stove