The peaceful village of Otterburn lies on the very edge of the Northumberland National Park and also has easy access to Kielder Forest Park, making it a top location for cottage holiday breaks in the heart of beautiful Northumberland. If you’re looking for cottages in Otterburn and area, you will find a good selection to choose from here.
Set on the banks of the River Rede, Otterburn has a host of outdoor activities on offer, including fishing, boating and golf, while the surrounding woodlands have a number of great walking trails and plenty of mountain biking tracks. The area is full of natural beauty; one such area, on the outskirts of village, is the site of the Battle of Otterburn, which was fought between the English and Scots in 1388. The former battlegrounds of the fields and woods around the village are now a peaceful haven amongst the beautiful landscape of the Redesdale Valley.
The centre of the village has a number of shops and pubs and you''ll also find one of the finest historic buildings in the area, Otterburn Mill, which houses a Wool and Weaving museum that tells the area''s history. The Mill also has a great cafe and the local tourist information centre. Nearby Otterburn Hall and Otterburn Tower are also worth a visit; two more well-preserved examples of traditional architecture.
To stay in a cosy cottage in Otterburn and area and to explore the gorgeous part of Northumberland, see our cottages in Otterburn.