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Linnet Cottage, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Linnet Cottage master bedroom with views out to fields
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27 reviews
Linnet Cottage master bedroom with views out to fields
Linnet Cottage with views out to organic farm land where you can see hares, sika deer and swallows.
Sunfilled sitting-room, light and cosy
Kitchen with a pint of milk in the fridge and fresh organic free range eggs for breakfast
Kitchen table with fresh flowers from the garden
Power shower, local organic handsoap and luxury slate floor
Enclosed south facing garden looking out to open fields, barbeque available and peace perfect peace
Field of organic oats in front of Linnet Cottage
Unspoilt and deserted beaches a short drive away
Peace perfect peace
Cheswick beach only 15 minutes from Thornton
Breakfast in bed watching what's going on in the field, is it a hen or a guineafowl?!
Comments from our guestbook
Our much loved Herdwick sheep
It's all very relaxed at Thornton
Stunning coastline walks to Lindisfarne
Wildlife is very important to us at Thornton, enjoy walks around our field margins
Thornton Farm, a 600 acre organic arable farm
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England
Linnet Cottage is a one bedroom pet friendly self catering farm cottage. Linnet has private parking, secure bike storage and a private fully enclosed garden. The cottage is ideal for guests wanting a comfortable base from which to explore Berwick-upon-Tweed and Northumberland.

Situated on a family-run organic arable farm Linnet Cottage is perfect for walking holidays or simply staying put and relaxing in the garden. The super king sized bed is perfect for a long-lie in the morning, watching the guinea fowl and ducks graze in the field. Enjoy our fresh organic eggs for breakfast. There is always milk in the fridge, fresh flowers on the dining table and lots of information to help you decide where to venture that day.

For the those who like to head out for a long walk, our local beaches are absolutely fantastic and only a 15 min...
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About the Owner, Laura S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Laura will meet you on arrival and check that you have everything you need for your holiday. Laura will be your main point of contact and lives one mile away in case of emergency. Her mobile number will always be available. There are plenty of guidebooks and suggestions of days out in the cottage.

For immediate emergencies we can help from the Farmhouse. This is only a one minute walk from Linnet. We like to respect your privacy but remain on hand if need be.
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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Cottage was perfect for 2, well equipped and comfortable and v clean, off road parking was useful. Beautiful views from the living room and bedroom and so quiet. Laura was very helpful with suggestions for places to visit and we really appreciated the fresh eggs. The area is perfect for cycling as the lanes are so quiet and we recommend...

Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 11 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Fantastic cottage, bed incredible, clean, modern Laura Ashley decor, cosy, all facilities, couldn't wish for anything more. A wonderful view across the farm from the cottage windows, Very very highly recommended. I wish I had booked for another week, didn't want to leave.

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Fantastic feedback is always wonderful to hear. A lot of guests remark there is much more to see and do than they realise when booking! We are so lucky to live in such a peaceful place with gorgeous beaches and historical sites but no crowds. We very much hope to...


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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Thank you Laura for such a great cottage we found it so relaxing just what we both needed. John and myself found such interesting places to visit during our week seeing wildlife in the fields whilst having breakfast and evening meal was a great bonus. The cottage itself warm and welcoming and the added touches of flowers eggs milk was...

Management response:

Thank you so much for your feedback. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your holiday. I saw the deer in the field the other morning and thought of you with the binoculars! I very much hope we might welcome you back next year. Lindisfarne Castle will be back in action we hope. Kind regards Laura Thornton Farm Cottages


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (1)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Crib
    1 Super King
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16 Feb 2018 -
29 Mar 2018
2 nights
30 Mar 2018 -
12 Apr 2018
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13 Apr 2018 -
26 Apr 2018
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Singapore Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Pets are free of charge (up to 2 pets per booking) and very welcome. All bed linen, towels (including tea towels), heating, electricity and Wi-Fi are included in the rental price. Please note Linnet Cottage is no smoking throughout.
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About the neighbourhood
Thornton Farm is situated 10 minutes by car from the Northumberland Coastal Path. We enjoy some of the most spectacular dog friendly beaches in the country, all a 15 minute drive from Thornton.

Our nearest pub is 1.5 miles, The Plough on the Hill at Allerdean. Berwick has a wealth of bars, restaurants and cafes. A taxi to Berwick will cost approximately £10.

If you are interested in local history, we have Ford & Etal Estate; Norham Caste; Berwick Walls and The National Park all a short drive away.
Getting around
Berwick Railway Station is 15 minutes by car from Thornton.

Glen Valley Tours and Perrymans Buses run a twice daily service to Berwick / Wooler from our local bus stop, Shoresdean.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 85.0 km
Railway: Berwick-upon-Tweed: 10.0 km
Ferry: Port of Tyne: 112.0 km
Linnet has ample private parking for two cars. There are spaces opposite the cottage, all on flat ground.

Berwick Railway Station is 6 miles from Thornton and there you can easily find taxis.

We have a list of local taxi services in the cottage. A bus service runs from Shoresdean to Berwick and Wooler twice a day.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 11.0 km.
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