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The Barn at Reedsford

Wooler, Northumberland

Take a lovely escape to the great outdoors where the road will lead you to the blissful Bowmont Valley and peace, perfect peace.

The Barn at Reedsford

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Overview

Take a lovely escape to the great outdoors where the road will lead you to the blissful Bowmont Valley and peace, perfect peace.

Peace, perfect peace

Ideal for two, the Barn at Reedsford is a perfect gateway for walking and cycling in the pure, natural beauty of the Northumberland National Park or simply for pressing the pause button and taking life at a slower pace.

Inside, the overall look is light and bright with a soothing Shaker style scheme for easy, relaxed living. A large powder grey sliding door floods the main open plan living space with light, leading into a super enclosed garden where you can enjoy the views across the hillside or magical starry nights.

The bedroom features high quality linen from the White Company while a characterful original feature window casts a lovely shaft of morning sunlight. This is completed by a large walk in shower with hand crafted artisan tiles adding a decidedly Mediterranean edge.

Property details

Ground floor

The property sits on one floor with an open plan living area.

Kitchen with electric oven, ceramic hob, integrated fridge (no icebox), dishwasher, washing machine (no dryer) and microwave. An under counter freezer is available in the outhouse. Dining area with seating for two.

Sitting room with double sofa, armchair, wood burning stove. Freesat flat screen TV, DVD player. Dining space with seating for two.

Bedroom with fixed super king bed, side tables, built-in cupboard with hanging and storage space.

Bathroom with large walk in shower, basin and WC.

Access/boot room with hanging space and bench seating.

Outside

To the rear of the cottage is a large fully enclosed garden with patio and lawn. Bench seating and outdoor furniture.

Separate external storage is available for outdoor gear, fishing rods and bikes. An under counter freezer is available in the outhouse.

An adjacent barn provides an indoor games room / catering area with picnic tables, wood burning stove, full size table tennis table, a pool table and table football.

Parking

Private parking directly to the front of the cottage.

Babies & Children

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Dogs

Two dogs are welcome. Dogs should be clean and dry before access into the wider property. Dogs should be kept off the furniture and are not permitted in the bedroom.

Guest amenities

The beds feature high quality linen. Towels and guest toiletries are provided. A hairdryer is supplied.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

Wi-Fi is available. There is no mobile signal and a landline will be made available for reasonable use by guests.

Heating

Underfloor heating throughout the property. Wood burning stove in the sitting room - generous supply of logs.

Additional Accommodation

For guests looking for a property with a similar style, The Byre at Reedsford sleeping 4, The Bothy at Reedsford sleeping 4+2, Barley Hill Cottage sleeping 4, The Smithy Crookham sleeping 2 and No. 9 sleeping 4 share the same owner.

Location

Despite Reedsford’s rural location there are good local amenities nearby. The estate is 8 miles from the pretty town of Wooler which offers a good range of independent shops including two excellent butchers, a very good delicatessen, several pubs and cafes and the highly rated Milan Restaurant.

Cornhill on Tweed is 7 miles from the estate and offers an excellent village shop selling pies and delicious local goodies, and the Collingwood Arms which has a super bar and restaurant specialising in dishes prepared using the wealth of local produce on offer. More extensive shopping including a good range of independent shops, pubs and restaurants can be found in Kelso 14 miles away.

Activities

Sitting in the foothills of the Cheviots on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, the cottage is ideally placed for walking, cycling and enjoying the great outdoors. The outstanding countryside around the property offers fantastic walking in scenic surroundings, and the wider area enjoys a number of designated walking routes, including more challenging hikes amidst the dramatic scenery of the National Park. St. Cuthbert’s Way passes through Wooler, the 62 mile walk from Melrose Abbey to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, or enjoy walks to Linhope Spout and Routing Linn with their fantastic waterfall picnic spots and super wildlife spotting opportunities.

For cycling and mountain biking, you will find everything from gentle low-level meanders to big hill country treks including trails for family-friendly recreation, with bike hire available locally. For more challenging terrain, you can join long-distance routes such as the Pennine Cycleway, the cycle challenges of the Wooler Wheel Hub, or excursions which take in historical sites such as the Flodden Trail or St. Cuthbert’s Cave.

Horse riding is available locally at nearby Kimmerston, and fishing is available on the River Till or Wooler Water. Both have good runs of sea-trout and salmon throughout the season as well as good numbers of grayling and brown trout.

For golf enthusiasts, Wooler has its own 9 hole course with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside whilst Goswick, Bamburgh and the Roxburghe championship course are all within easy driving distance. For something a little different, gliding can be arranged through the Borders Gliding Club at Milfield where you can soar effortlessly on a rising thermal amidst the spectacular scenery of the National Park.

The stunning heritage coast is just a half-hour drive with miles of pristine sandy beaches, jolly pubs serving the freshest fish and chips, and picture postcard coastal villages with charming galleries and gift shops waiting to be explored. Experience the exhilarating thrill of kitesurfing at Bamburgh, coasteering at Beadnell or perhaps just enjoy the simple pleasures of a picnic and a game of beach cricket on sands which remain almost deserted even in the summer months.

 

Walking

Walking

From the lush green uplands to shimmering sea, the area boasts a hugely diverse and enticing landscape that is perfect for exploring on foot. From gentle rambles to long-distance hikes, there are a vast array of trails and waymarked routes for newbie walkers or experienced alike.

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Cycling & mountain biking

Cycling & mountain biking

Whether you ride fast or slow, on-road or off-road, there is something uniquely special about enjoying some outdoor time on two wheels. Here in the region we have something for everyone from high-energy mountain biking blasts to gentle forest paths the whole family can enjoy.

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Fishing

Fishing

Welcome to the realm of the king of fish, the mighty River Tweed. Every year thousands of Atlantic Salmon make their way up river, an annual odyssey that is one of nature's miracles.

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Historic houses and castles

Historic houses and castles

With more stately homes, castles and historic sites here than you can shake a proverbial stick at, visitors are quite simply spoilt for choice.

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Wildlife

Wildlife

Our region is home to outstanding scenery which boasts emerald forests, pristine lochs and rivers, heathery hillsides, sweeping moorlands as well as a picture perfect coastline.

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Horse riding

Horse riding

Horse riding is intrinsically linked to the history and heritage of the area and goes right back to the 13th and 14th centuries where townspeople would ride the clan’s boundaries to protect their common lands. Thankfully our riding pursuits today are not quite so dramatic!

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Golf

Golf

There are 40 golf courses in Northumberland, and another 21 in the Scottish Borders offering visitors an incredibly wide and varied range of golfing options.

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Children and families

Children and families

Here at Crabtree & Crabtree, we like to think we’ve pulled together some rather nifty ideas to keep tots to teens happy and entertained during your stay.

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Local food and drink

Local food and drink

Our region is a delectable foodie heaven! From quality local producers to fine dining experiences, there is an outstanding array of choice on offer and everything in between.

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Gardens

Gardens

If your passion is beautiful gardens a visit to our area will not disappoint. Spend a little time here and discover some spectacular gardens through the ever changing vista of the seasons.

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Shopping, arts and crafts

Shopping, arts and crafts

We are extremely fortunate to have a region where independent shops are king, and to have an area flowing with creativity through its talents in arts, crafts and textiles.

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Museums, galleries and culture

Museums, galleries and culture

Our museums tell the story of Borders people and provide a unique insight into our region’s heritage and culture, such as the turbulent past of the Border Reivers or the tragic tale of exiled Mary Queen of Scots.

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Classes at your holiday home

Classes at your holiday home

Enjoy art, cookery, photography, flower or chocolate classes or whisky tasting in the comfort of your own holiday home...

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Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports

If you love a challenge or just crave a little excitement away from the day-to-day bustle of working life, we have lots to offer - whether it be watery pursuits, muddy blasts or thrill seeking, adrenaline-charged adventures.

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Shooting

Shooting

For sheer variety alone Northumberland and the Scottish Borders are irresistible to any gun.

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Ancestral history research

Ancestral history research

Crabtree & Crabtree know that tracing the history of your family can be a wonderful journey of discovery. Here are our top tips for starting your family tree.

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Spas and beauty treatments

Spas and beauty treatments

Everyone needs a little time-out to relax and for many that may involve a little pampering, the chance to experience new therapies, or simply some dedicated ‘me time’ to enjoy or practise disciplines which bring a sense of well-being and good health.

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Services

Cooks and Chefs

Cooks and Chefs

Our region is a natural larder so it’s really no surprise that we are fortunate to have such a wonderful choice of first class chefs and cooks on hand.

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Additional Housekeeping

Additional Housekeeping

Award yourself a real break and let us provide a pair (or more) of helping hands.

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Babysitting and Nannies

Babysitting and Nannies

Relax, explore the local area, enjoy a long lunch or a romantic evening out by hiring one of our fully qualified registered and experienced nannies or babysitters to come to your house.

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Dog Sitting

Dog Sitting

Our experienced dog sitters will look after your furry friends whilst you are out exploring.

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Wine Delivery

Wine Delivery

Crabtree & Crabtree have teamed up with Corney & Barrow one of the longest established independent Wine Merchants in the UK to offer a bespoke service.

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Fresh Flowers

Fresh Flowers

Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.

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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

Family holidays, reunions and honeymoons kindle priceless moments that deserve preserving.

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Reviews

"We had a fabulous stay at The Barn, it is beautifully appointed in absolutely stunning surroundings."

Mrs White

"We had a wonderful week at the Barn and have already recommended it to several family and friends since getting back. All our comments are positive, the barn is wonderful, the bed was very comfortable and the bathroom superb. All the kitchen equipment was spotless which is not always the case when we have stayed in other parts of the country! We will be back with you very soon."

Ms Bennett

"Just wanted to say we thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend at The Byre and The Barn.  The trip worked out perfectly taking both cottages and everyone had a superb time.

Many thanks and we will certainly be back later in the year."

Morris Family

"We had a lovely break at The Barn, which was well furnished and equipped, spotlessly clean and with a very comfy bed. The stunning views were a real wow factor. A great cottage. Many thanks."

Ms Lambert

"Such a relaxing place with fantastic views from the beautifully comfortable cottage"

Sue & Andy and one year old border collie, Tilly

"Your firm have been very helpful and emailing me also when I have not just returned from holiday as some other firms do. I shall be looking to book future accommodation through your firm as much as possible. The Barn...what a place and how clean and tidy. Well thought out for guests and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. When we visit Northumberland again this will no doubt be our go to place."

Ms Stringer
Location Rural - 4 miles from Milfield.
Dogs
  • Two dogs are welcome.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Flexible during low season. Friday during high season.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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It’s the setting of this cottage which steals the show. That, and the view from the bedroom which may make it hard to leave the super comfy bed. The little things we love...
"It’s the setting of this cottage which steals the show. That, and the view from the bedroom which may make it hard to leave the super comfy bed."
Corinne, owner of The Barn