COVID-19 UPDATE We are monitoring government guidance closely and continue with our diligent cleaning and booking regime. Guests can feel secure that we have taken all recommended necessary steps to preserve a safe covid free environment. We have rebooked those who had to cancel due to lockdown and given full refunds to anyone who was unable to rebook. No vouchers, no roll overs. We hope all or regular visitors are safe and well and looking forward to welcoming new guests to the coast or the hills. Have fun. Linda Brian and the Team
COVID-19 UPDATEWe are monitoring government guidance closely and continue with our diligent cleaning and booking regime. Guests can feel secure that we have taken all recommended necessary steps to preserve a safe covid free environment.    We have rebooked those who had to cancel due to lockdown and given full refunds to anyone who was unable to rebook. No vouchers, no roll overs. We hope all or regular visitors are safe and well and looking forward to welcoming new guests to the coast or the hills.Have fun. Linda Brian and the Team

Tell Your Parents Where To Go! Northumberland



Woodhorn Museum

800 years of history with fantastic events and exhibitions at award winning museum.

Northumberland Musem & Archives, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, NE63 9YF.

Tel: 01670 624455

Opening times: Wed - Sun (plus Mon & Tues during school holidays)

April - September: 10am - 5pm

October - March: 10am - 4pm


Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

International centre for contemporary art. Offers a constantly changing programme of exhibitions & events.

Opened in 2002 in a converted flour mill on the South bank of the River Tyne. It was the 2001 venue for The Turner Prize.

Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3BA.

Tel: 0191 4781810

Open Daily: 10am - 6pm (except Tuesdays 10.30am - 6pm)


Walks May 22nd 10/1pm

NSPCC Walk 01665 577630 Ratcheugh Crag and Observatory.Dogs.Children ok. Each Friday 1st Jul/5th Aug 01670620306 along Northumberland Coastal Path: Cresswell Walkworth/Walkworth Craster/Craster Seahouses/Seahouses Belford/Belford .......etc



Alnmouth Golf Club 01665 830231 overlooks the splendours of both Foxton & Alnmouth Bay. Alnmouth Village Golf Course is England's oldest 9 hole course.

Bamburgh is 20 minutes away and hilly but with stunning views.

Embleton is 15 minutes away with fabulous views of Dunstunburgh Castle and rest of coast and will take dogs. 

Goswick is also a well known course up the coast.


Life drawing classes are available at Barter Books.


There is a secret beach through the farm at Longhoughton where you put a donation in the wall slot for the church. You can drive right to the beach with chairs picnics and rugs. Stay as long as you like


Alnmouth Arts Festival 

Alnmouth Volcano Festival 

Alnmouth Raft Race 

Alnwick Music Festival first week Aug 

Alnmouth Family Fun Day last Sat in July 

Felton Gallery 45

Regular Art courses 01670 783424

Blagdon Hall open garden  NE13

Mindrum House open garden TD12

Whitton Grange open garden  NE65

Lilburn Tower open garden NE66


2010 raft race entry

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 rental enquiries please contact May Rhodes on or 07474449190 or Linda Burrows

07801651783 at Dunstarn Cottage is also available through Air B and B as is Croft Cottage and 85 Queen Street.


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 and enabled Vet students to obtain valuable work experience during lockdown......if you have a project in mind, we'd be pleased to discuss things.........


We are currently hosting weekend gun dog training courses for beginners and advanced  through Kirkbourne Spaniels.........


Last updated 28th Jan 2022

Web photos courtesy Linda Burrows

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