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Detatched cottage, south facing in it's own private garden, Hall
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35 reviews
Wark Castle
Detatched cottage, south facing in it's own private garden,
Hall
Private cottage garden,with BBQ and garden furniture + small safe paddock for games
Sittingroom
Double bedroom
View from garden
Garden from Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Garden
Attic bedroom
Winter comes to Wark
Spring at the Hirsel
Highland cattle at the Hirsel
Flodden ride
Poppy field near Wark
Bamburgh Castle
River Tweed
New woodburning stove
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Cornhill on Tweed, Northumberland, England

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mm3pts
Inverness, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Loved it”
Reviewed August 13, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Well where do I start .We traveled down from Inverness an the journey took about 5 1/2 to 6 hours .My satnav took us into Cornhill-On-Tweed and up a hill .If you are using a satnav DO NOT go up the hill , the cottage is across the road from the hill , stupid satnav ha ha .When we found the cottage we were warmly greeted by Pamela and her husband Jim , I had a nice chat to Jim whilst Pamela showed the rest of my family around .The rooms are very spacious and all towels are supplied .The cottage is well equipped with washing machine , cooker ect and there is a dining table in the living room which sits 6 people .Each day we were out exploring and each evening it was so so lovely to light the wood burning fire/stove and was told upon arrival to burn as much wood as we needed .Jim and Pamela have a small allotment and we were given some lovely potatoes and beetroots , yum yum and thank you and also on arriving back on Thursday from a day out even a lovely bottle of wine .Jim and Pamela were more like friends than owners .Would I stay here again , the answer is a BIG yes , we all loved it .Thank you Jim and Pamela for a lovely stay in your beautiful cottage .

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Liked best: Log fire
Liked least: Leaving
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 14, 2016
I am so glad you enjoyed your visit o Loanview and managed to see a bit of Northumberland.
You were perfect guests, leaving the cottage in immaculate condition.
Jim and I were sad not to see you before you left but maybe you will visit again.
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Karen M
2 reviews
“Lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed August 6, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We've just returned from a wonderful week at Loanview. The cottage was clean and had all we needed for a very comfortable stay for 6 adults. We really enjoyed the log burner in the evening as it was a little chilly. Pamela and Jim we're welcoming, friendly and helpful. A good location for visiting Berwick upon Tweed, Bamburgh, Holy Island and small towns on the Scottish boarder with easy access to Edinburgh. We had a lovely day at Cragside House and on our way home visited Hadrians wall.

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Liked best: Plenty of space inside and out for 6 adults.
Liked least: The sofa was very comfortable but as there were 6 Of us the chairs could have been more comfortable for sitting in the evening.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 9, 2016
Thank you Karen
I am glad you enjoyed your stay at LOANVIEW.
It was nice to meet your family and hope to see you again,
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Julia W
Exeter, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“"Keep the home fires burning!"”
Reviewed April 25, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Lovely big woodburner kept the hot water lovely and hot, and radiators radiating, and gave a lovely atmosphere to the evenings. We were extremely lucky with the weather in April, beautiful blue skies, making every visit to the seaside, castles or moorlands enjoyable with stunning views. Lots of history everywhere for all the family, and a great little village shop in Cornhill (with wifi!) supplying great pies and picnic fodder, complemented by the long opening hours of the big Sainsbury's in Kelso (open till 10pm on Sundays).
In the house we were off the grid, didn't use the TV, not much of a mobile signal for some, but it was a great break from all that. The attic bedroom was a bit low for our 25 year old, and the staircase is very steep, but would be great for kids. If I could have changed one thing it would be to have taken my own favourite frying pan, but otherwise the cottage is very well equipped and the owners are very close by in case of any questions.
An early morning trip to the bathroom revealed a hedgehog foraging just outside the kitchen window for at least 15 minutes - an extra treat.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Apr 27, 2016
Dear Julia
Thank you for your review, I am glad you enjoyed your stay in Loanview and were able to explore so much of Northumberland.
I am sorry the frying pan missed inspection, you should have said as I have a spare.
It is lovely to see hedgehogs around the place, we have one in the bottom field and is not bothered if the dogs are there.
I hope we will see you again sometime, there is so much to see in this area.

Kind regards to all
Pamela
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Annemiekv...
Wijchen, The Netherlands
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed August 7, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Our first stay in England started in a Fantastic way. Staying in this perfectly maintained, very complete and beautiful cottage was a delight. Not far from beautiful place to visit and surroundings that are just lovely. We will recommend this to everyone.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: The firm matrasses that we were not used to. But this is very personal. We have very soft beds at home
Traveling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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Management Response
Aug 14, 2016
Thank you for your kind words. So glad you enjoyed staying in our cottage and your visit to Northumberland.
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Rachel K
Level 4 Contributor
49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A lovely retreat”
Reviewed July 4, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We have just returned from a fantastic week at this lovely hideaway. Far enough away from it all to switch off from daily life, but easy access to loads of places to explore.
The cottage itself was so warm, clean and welcoming. Thank you too for the lovely fresh eggs, wine and freshly dug potatoes!
We enjoyed watching swallow rabbits and sheep and we're so blessed by fabulous weather.
We hope to return to the area soon and will hoping to be regular visitors. Thank you x

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christine...
Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Cottage with everything”
Reviewed August 24, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The location beautiful cottage set in countryside with spectacular views of surrounding area . Lots of places to visit within a short distance . Pam and family/friends helpful and friendly with bottle of wine eggs and potatoes . The cottage is large and airy with everything you need and to sit in the evening with log fire blazing and a glass of wine lovely . Would love to go again and visit the places we did not have time to go to

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Liked best: location facilities log fire
Liked least: going home
Traveling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Jo K
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“So glad I found this little gem!”
Reviewed August 22, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

I'm a little loathe to rave on about Loanview as it might generate more interest and make it more difficult for me to book the property next time! Having said that, it's only fair that I let anyone considering a booking know what they will be getting.
I booked the property for myself, hubby and our 13 and 8 year old children. We like out of the ratrace types of places and we certainly were not disappointed! The cottage was easy to find, just off the B road in a very small village, with ample off-road parking for the family car right outside the door. There was an cosy, old-world feel to the house with the wood fire, beamed ceilings and thick stone walls. The garden was lovely, with a little secluded seating area, some lovely cottage garden plants and hedges seating the largest number of sparrows I've seen! The children loved the ponies which live in the field adjoining the garden, and the secure paddock was great for playing family games (cricket and boules set provided at the cottage - brilliant!). The owner was lovely and friendly, both via email and in person and the extra touches were very welcoming.
On the fine weather days, the cottage was in a great location to explore the area, being within distance of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Kelso, Jedburgh, etc, and on the rainy day we had, it was lovely to cosy up with the fire blazing and play board games - a lovely compendium of games is also provided!
The phone signal was a bit hit and miss, and our 13 year old was mortified that there was no wireless, but that made it better for us to relax and get away from everything! Also, the village has no shop, but the shop 5 minutes drive away at Cornhill is very well stocked (and has WiFi!) Also, Tesco and Sainsbury's both deliver in the area.
We absolutely loved our stay at Loanview, it was everything we hoped for and we just wished we had booked for longer!

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Liked best: Everything.
Liked least: Having to leave.
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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