COVID-19 UPDATE We have increased our cleaning regimes and now offer a full 24 hour break between bookings. We are monitoring the Government guidance and applying all suggested safety measures to ensure you enjoy your holiday in a safe and responsible way. We have rebooked those who had to cancel due to lockdown and given full refunds to anyone who has been unable to rebook. No vouchers, no roll overs. We hope you are all safe and well and looking forward to your time by the coast or in the hills. Have fun. All at Update.
COVID-19 UPDATEWe have increased our cleaning regimes and now offer a full 24 hour break between bookings.We are monitoring the Government guidance and applying all suggested safety measures to ensureyou enjoy your holiday in a safe and responsible way.We have rebooked those who had to cancel due to lockdown and given full refunds to anyone who has been unable to rebook. No vouchers, no roll overs. We hope you are all safe and well and looking forward to your time by the coast or in the hills.Have fun. All at Update.


There are 3 bedrooms each with an ensuite; two with baths and one with a shower.

The main bedroom has a 6' bed. Down stairs, one room has twin  3' single bed and the other a 3' single. Guests are asked to bring their own bed linen, pillow cases, duvet covers, sheets and towels.


There is a large farmhouse kitchen with washing machine, fridge, freezer and gas cooker which uses bottles gas. there is also a microwave, toaster, kettle and coffee machine.


The sitting room has a wood burning stove with wood cut in the garden lean too.

The twin downstairs bedroom  has a wood burning stove. Additional heating is from oil filled electric radiators. There is a satelite TV and Music Centre; a well stocked library with the BBC Nations top 100 books along with literature on local and natural history.



There is a sleepered terrace, bbq and small flower and herb garden. Solar lights and an outside light. There is a west facing deck and wooden glass sided cabin with panoramic views to the Lough and Crags and Forestry 

In the 35 acres there are several woodland areas and streams and several pieces of Land Art including a slate bridge, poetry stone seat and stone column.

There are two large Yorkshire Board barns for horses, bikes etc and a small stone barn with a stable and hay loft which the swallows, martins and barn owls  currently enjoy.

There are no public rights of way across or around the property. There is walking access to the north through the 'Forestry' or back up the track, to the Pennine Way South to Hadrian's Wall,  or North through Wark Forest leading on to Stonehaugh or West to the Boardwalk around Green Lee Lough.

WE are currently designing a 'fantasy map' of the property. 


What to do?

All of our properties are close to fabulous beaches or woodland walks, so pack up a picnic and enjoy the wonderful British summer countryside. Bath in nature...............


Have you seen?

For all rentals please contact May Rhodes on or 07474449190 or Linda Burrows

07801651783 at Dunstarn Cottage is also available through Air B and B.


Over the past couple of years we have hosted a walking theatre performance and two summer outdoor theatre events, as well as assisted Cinematography students to make a film for Leeds University..........if you have a project in mind, we'd be pleased to discuss things.........


Currently we host regular gun dog training courses through Kirkbourne Spaniels.........


Last updated 18th Aug 2020

Web photos courtesy Linda Burrows

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