Glendale Cottage (ref W43490) and Glendale Mews (ref W43489) are the ideal spot for a relaxing and peaceful holiday in beautiful natural surroundings. There is an indoor, heated swimming pool which guests can hire for private use (at cost), and also the use of over 11 acres of natural woodland and grounds that form part of this beautiful location. The owners live on site in the original period farmhouse, accessed via a driveway lined with rhododendrons through a small dense wood. There is a small wooded picnic and play area with a log cabin function room and a large charcoal BBQ, as well as another wooded area accommodating hens and a natural pond. There is access to a public footpath from the properties.
Located on the southern edge of the Northumberland National Park and inside the International Dark Skies Park, Glendale is easily found on the B6318 just north of Haltwhistle.
Perfect for guests who enjoy walking, rambling or cycling, these properties are within walking distance of Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site, and are situated centrally between Walltown Craggs and Cawfield’s picnic area, two of the most picturesque views along the wall. Just a little further along are the Roman remains and museums of Vindolanda and Housesteads as well as Steel Rigg, Sycamore Gap and the Visitor Centre at Once Brewed (The Sill), which offers charging, points for electric vehicles.
Many other activities are available locally, including birdwatching, horse riding, tennis, golf, fishing and open air swimming. Glendale is perfectly placed for easy access to many other historical Roman sites, forts and temples, the National Nature Reserves of Muckle Moss and Greenlee Lough, and the spectacular Kielder Forest and Reservoir offering a variety of sailing and water sports. Northumberland is a county of wild open spaces, unspoilt and breathtaking.
For those guests wishing to explore further afield, within an hour’s drive there is Carlisle, Gateway to Scotland and the Lake District, the historic town of Hexham, and fabulous shopping at the Metrocentre, Gateshead, as well as Newcastle city with its regenerated riverside, shopping, theatres and nightlife.
A pick up and drop off service is available from the rail station, and to or from Cawfields or the Roman Army Museum. Local shops, pub and restaurant 11/2 miles.
Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen with wooden floor. Utility room. 1 twin bedroom. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
Cot on request. Electric woodburner in living room included. Washing machine. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (3 cars).
Both properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. 30" Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Shared 11-acre woodland grounds with picnic area. Barbecue. Cycle store. Shared indoor heated swimming pool (10m x 5m), by arrangement with owner (at cost, private use available). Welcome pack. Pets welcome, to be kept on a lead. No smoking.