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Keepers Cottage near Hadrian's Wall

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View of Keepers Cottage from the garden
Ground floor bedroom with 4 poster bed (6 feet wide)
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
Keepers cottage offers country luxury, within the peace and tranquility of Northumberland National Park. The cottage is less than 2 miles from the best section of Hadrian's Wall. It is situated in a rural location just north of Hadrian's wall, about 5 miles north of the village of Bardon Mill. Keepers Cottage sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms. There is also a cot available. The downstairs bedroom has a sumptuous 4 poster bed which is 6 feet wide. There is an en suite bathroom which has a stone flag floor with underfloor heating. Upstairs the bedroom has twin 3 feet wide beds which can also be arranged as a double. This also has an ensuite bathroom with jacuzzi bath and separate shower. All laundry and towels are included in the price. When you arrive there is a welcome pack which includes fr...Keepers cottage offers country luxury, within the peace and tranquility of Northumberland National Park. The cottage is less than 2 miles from the best section of Hadrian's Wall. It is situated in a rural location just north of Hadrian's wall, about 5 miles north of the village of Bardon Mill. Keepers Cottage sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms. There is also a cot available. The downstairs bedroom has a sumptuous 4 poster bed which is 6 feet wide. There is an en suite bathroom which has a stone flag floor with underfloor heating. Upstairs the bedroom has twin 3 feet wide beds which can also be arranged as a double. This also has an ensuite bathroom with jacuzzi bath and separate shower. All laundry and towels are included in the price. When you arrive there is a welcome pack which includes fresh flowers, and a bottle of wine to enjoy on your arrival. You will be shown around the cottage, by the owner, and there is also home baking to enjoy with a cup of tea. The kitchen is fully equipped including coffee maker, cooker, dishwasher etc, and there is also an adjoining laundry room with washer dryer, and drying facilitys. The cottage has underfloor heating throughout, which is included in the price. The heat is produced in our new biomass boiler which makes heat and hot water for the farm house as well. Logs are included for the woodburning stoveMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Dogs are charged extra at £25 per dog per week.
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
David B
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2014
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

If you like remote this is the place for you. My sister, myself and our dogs have just had a long weekend here and absolutely loved it. The cottage is warm, comfortable, well equipped and decorated to a high standard. The welcome gifts for us...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank penny N
Trip550967, VR Owner at Keepers Cottage near Hadrian's Wall, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Many thanks for the review. We are so glad you enjoyed the cottage and the area. You would be most welcome next time.

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is our 3rd or 4th visit to keepers cottage and it’s fantastic!!! Super comfy bed, lovely lounge/ kitchen and so well equipped. The owners Jane & David are lovely and so accommodating. We have stayed in so many self catering accommodations but this one...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank SharonBAberdeenshire
Management response:Responded August 22, 2018

Many thanks for coming back again Sharon, and thanks for your kind review. You are all welcome back any time!

Reviewed July 24, 2018

Obviously the main draw to the area is Hadrian's wall, but scenery in general is stunning. The cottage, its location, its condition and its privacy are a delight and we couldn't recommend it more. The walk through the woods and along the boardwalk is sensational....More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank GhosttownKent
Management response:Responded August 10, 2018

Many thanks for your review, and it's great to hear you enjoyed yourselves. We hope to welcome you back sometime soon.

Reviewed January 20, 2018

Stayed at Keepers Cottage in April 2017. The owners are friendly, location is great for Hadrian’s Wall. Accommodation was clean and well presented. It was lambing season whilst we were there. Owners happy to allow our two sons to get involved. We keep talking about...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Howiepy
Management response:Responded January 21, 2018

Many thanks for your review. You would be most welcome to come again. Great that Maximilian and Lewis enjoyed the lambing. Regards David and Jane

Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Lovely cottage in a nice area! Great for walking Hadrian's Wall. Lovely cake flowers and wine on arrival much appreciated. Living area is a little small for 4 people, kitchen well equipped. Bedrooms are spacious with very comfortable beds and en suite bathrooms. No wifi...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank anby123
Management response:Responded November 7, 2017

Many thanks for your review, and glad that you enjoyed your stay. Sorry to hear about the wifi problems. Openreach are currently installing fibre optic cables, so hopefully we can join the modern world soon!

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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Ho I have just stayed in Keepers cottage and although we had a great holiday I think this cottage is best for walkers as the road is terrible to get to cottage so when visiting sites it is bad to travel on,also I don't think...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank theresabell122
Reviewed September 6, 2016

We had a very enjoyable week staying at the cottage. The directions sent by the owners were excellent (and needed), and we were very warmly welcomed by Jane. We loved the cake, wine and flowers left for us. We went for a walk to Greenlee...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Virginia P
Management response:Responded September 6, 2016

Thank you for your kind words! It's good to hear that you enjoyed the cottage, and the area. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 12, 2016

I found this cottage hard to rate, for while most aspects meet and usually exceed expectations, there are things that some people will find difficult. However, to give Keeper’s Cottage anything less than five stars would be churlish. As mentioned by others, the welcome was...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Trevor L
Reviewed March 17, 2016

A beautifully presented cottage, everything you might need is included & the owner is a short distance away should you need anything. The cottage was lovely & warm, superbly decorated. Flowers, wine & homemade cake, what a welcome! The area is ideal for walking especially...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank Lincs61
Reviewed June 14, 2015

Nice to have a welcome pack - flowers, wine, fresh baked bread etc. It was as described, excellent directions by email from the owner, though found the all encompassing kitchen/dining/living room a bit small, though we had lovely weather and enjoyed sitting out. It was...More

Date of stay: June 2015
1  Thank Carol W
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Playground
Shared Yard
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Stove
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Trampoline
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighborhood
Locally there are many spectacular Roman sites to visit. Housesteads Fort is only 5 miles, and Vindolanda just 3 miles. There are several good walks imediately from ther cottage itself. In particular, there is a boardwalk which crosses the stream and leads you around the nearby Greenlee Lough which is great for birdwatching. The national trust property of Allen Banks is also a great woodland walk particularly for dog owners.
Getting around
Keepers Cottage is in a unspoilt location of Northumberland National Park. We are in a secluded area which is off the beaten track. There are no street lights and our area is known for it's dark skies. Perfect for star gazers, and we even sometimes get treated to the Northern Lights. Because of our location is it essential to get to Keepers Cottage by car. In order to get around the area, it is possible to travel by train. Our nearest station is Bardon Mill, which is on the Newcastle to Carlisle line. Also, in the summer, there is the Hadrian's Wall bus service (AD122). This runs from Hexham to Haltwhistle along Hadrian's Wall.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Keepers Cottage near Hadrian's Wall

  • Keepers Cottage near Hadrian's Wall is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

  • Keepers Cottage near Hadrian's Wall has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

  • Keepers Cottage near Hadrian's Wall has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

  • Stays at Keepers Cottage near Hadrian's Wall must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.