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Detached Cottage With Private Walled Garden

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Park Cottage, in Lanehead, Nr Kielder, Northumberland, England - Peaceful Location Overlooking The North Tyne Fells And River

Approached via a quiet farm lane on the edge of the hamlet of Lanehead. Spectacular walks close by within the forest and Cheviot Hills. Renowned night skies and observatory close by 4 miles to market town of Bellingham, 15 miles to Hexham which include several pubs and restaurants as well as shopping facilities.

No Wi-Fi available.

3 or 4 night minimum stays available at a cost of 78% of the full week price.

5 nights at a cost of 78% of full week plus 1/7th of a full week price.

6 nights at a cost of a full week price,

More Details

Brian Whitehead
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
3 October, 2017

About Brian Whitehead

This property has been a popular holiday let for 8 years now with a regular clientèle base. Brian the owner has lived in the area for some 15 years and commutes to his place of work on a daily basis on the North East coast.

Brian Whitehead purchased this cottage in 1997

Why Brian Whitehead chose Bellingham

I bought Park Cottage for its location overlooking the North Tyne fells and river. The peace and tranquillity of the area makes it both a beautiful place to live and holiday because of its proximity to Kielder Water.The Cottage is situated in the Northumberland National Park with its spectacular walking areas within the forest and the Cheviot Hills. The busy market town of Bellingham is 4 miles, Hexham 15 miles. This area is well known for its night skies being the best in England with an observatory close by.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is detached and has a beautiful fully enclosed sunny walled garden containing a variety of mature trees and shrubs, it is approached via quiet lane on the edge of the hamlet of Lanehead.

It has an open fire for the cooler evenings, although fully centrally heated, with patio decking area with table and chairs. Off road parking right outside of the property.

Refurbished with quality fittings and beautifully presented comprising of entrance hall, large sitting room,well equipped fitted kitchen, 1 double bedroom, bathroom with three piece suite and electric shower over bath.

Facilities, ceramic hob,electric oven,fridge freezer,microwave,washing machine, TV,DVD,video,CD hi-fi. Bed linen/towels etc supplied. Large selection of books and DVDs for those cosy nights in.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Many of my guests come back year after year, a visitors book is at the cottage with more than complimentary reviews.

There re-booking say's more than words can.

Some comments such as magical cottage and the little gem of Northunberland have been used
Apr 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bellingham in Northumberland

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 piece suite and electric shower over bath
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Quality bedroom furniture consisting of large double sleigh bed, double wardrobe, 2 bedside tables and lamps, large set of drawers with cupboards, plus ottoman
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Notes on accommodation: Dogs welcome at a supplement of £10 each per week Outside: Mature large walled garden with trees and shrubs Decked patio area to side of cottage with table and chairs Bench seat in front of living room window Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included which are changed weekly Cleaning also done on a weekly basis


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Detached Cottage With Private Walled Garden
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Enjoyed our stay and would recommend this cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Great location, remote and surrounded by fantastic countryside but within easy reach of nearby villages and a town with everything you are likely to need. Exceptionally clean cottage and very private with lovely enclosed garden. Pleasant and comfortable interior and kitchen very well equipped.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Park cottage Corinne, hope to see you in the future, Best wishes Brian.
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Quiet relaxing scenic

  • 5 of 5

Had an excellent weeks break, nice relaxing property with everything you need.

Convenient for kielder and dark skies, the moors and a very scenic drive out ro the coast

Would return hopefully soon

All in all an excellent break thanks Brian

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michael, hope to see you in the future, Brian.
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Just as anticipated

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Park Cottage. Very clean and well equipped. Warm too. Lovely garden. Beautiful area. Perfect for us and our dog.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Christine, glad you enjoyed your stay, hope you return, Regards, Brian.
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  • 5 of 5

This property was very easy to find up the lane and very quiet being only 6 properties.

Very well maintained garden and cottage with excellent views of the Northumberland countryside.

Kielder forest and lake is only a few miles away with the local village Bellingham about 4 miles down the road with a couple of pubs and shops including a Chinese take away which we used once and very nice food too.

It was a bit quiet around the area with it being the time of year but I would expect it to get busier the further we go into summer.

We used it has a base to explore further a field and if we were to revisit the area would definitely look to book this property again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pleased you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and hope to see you both again in the near future, thank you for your website review, regards Brian
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Wigton, Cumbria

Gorgeous Cottage *****

  • 5 of 5

A lovely cottage in an equally lovely location. Perfect size for 2 people and our 2 dogs. Kitchen is really well equipped - if you want to cook when on holiday!!! Loads of great places to visit locally and Bellingham, the nearest village, has everything you need - Co-Op, butchers, bakers, cafes, pubs and a good Chinese takeaway. Will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Christine for your kind review, and that you enjoyed your stay on the North Tyne Fells, happy you will be returning. Brian.
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Enchanting cottage with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Northumberland. The drive through to the cottage was simply stunning with miles and miles of beautiful scenery.

We arrived at Park Cottage and were immediately struck by the tranquillity as the only sounds we could hear were the bleating of sheep, and the wind as it moved through the trees in the garden.

The cottage itself was pretty to look at and cosy and comfortable inside with a real fire for those evenings when the weather could turn cool.

There was everything we could possibly need within and the kitchen was very well equipped too. (We cooked every night that we were there).

We spent a great deal of our time watching from the comfort of the sofa in the lounge the antics of the birds as they fed from the large bird table in the garden and many frequent visitors included Woodpeckers, Goldfinchers, Sparrows and many others. We could also hear the cry of the Buzzards as they flew overhead.

In the evenings as the twilight descended we would then watch the bats as they swooped overhead whilst hunting through the trees.

We Loved the cottage and we were loath to leave it on some days, but we did manage to take ourselves to Cragside (a Must), Wallington (another must due to the beautiful walled garden) and also Kielder Water for a stroll.

We also paid a visit to The Holly Bush Inn, Greenhaugh near Kielder for a pint of real ale and were welcomed by the locals who included us in their conversations.

Overall summary of our stay was that we loved the cottage, the owner Brian was very friendly as he came along just the once to see if all was well on our day of arrival. The cottage was clean, attractive, well equipped, comfortable, peaceful, it felt good to be ensconced within its walls and we would not hesitate in returning to it again one day as well as recommending it to our friends and Families.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Rob and Yvonne, you said everything I miss about living at Park Cottage, ensconced as the wind moved through the trees.
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45 miles to Tynemouth


35 miles to Newcastle


Kielder reservoir 10 miles

Kielder observatory 8 miles

Bellingham 4 miles

Hexham 15 miles

Alnwick castle and gardens 30 miles

Hadrians wall 12 miles

Newcastle city centre 30 miles

Alnmouth 31 miles

Bamburgh castle 43 miles

Further Details:

Supermarket 4 miles and 15 miles

bank 4 miles

selection of pubs and restaurants 3 to 4 miles

butcher/chemist/baker/etc 4 miles


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Bellingham, North East England

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
29 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10

Booking Notes:
Sunday to Sunday
Enq via email/telephone
Arrival not before 3pm
Departure by 10 am
Deposits are ; up to £200 = £90
£201 to £300 = £120
£301 to £400 = £150
£401 to £500 = £200
To be received asap after booking to confirm booking
Full payment to be made 8 wks prior to arrival

Changeover Day:
Sunday to Sunday unless short break stay

Notes on prices:
Short breaks of 3 or 4 nights are available at a cost of 78% of the full week price, unfortunately the website does not allow us the application to specify this in actual figures and so just gives out a daily rate of the weekly rate ( x3 or x4 ) which is not correct, any enquiries about this please email and we are happy to explain further.
Day of arrival not before 3pm
Day of departure by 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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