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Detached Cottage With Private Walled Garden

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
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:
20 January, 2018

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


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Detached Cottage With Private Walled Garden
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 13 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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Warm and cosy

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cosy cottage for 2 ..

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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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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

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.