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Leazes Cottage

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Rothbury, Scottish Borders Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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16 Customer Reviews

  • "A nice little cottage in a great location."

    Views up and down the valley from the conservatory. Would have been great for stargazing on a clear night, which we unfortunately didn't get. It was a little cool at night but this was due to the coldest June in living memory. Everything we needed was there, it was clean and welcoming. The local chippy in Rothbury is great. Internet is good and stable, even had a decent phone signal (even 5G on the 3 network)

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jun 2024

  • "On previous stay we commented about lack of grab rail over bath, pleased to see on this visit that the owner had taken note about our comment nice to see one fitted."


    Reviewed by Martin5.0Apr 2024

  • "This was like a little piece of rural heaven - just 45 minutes from home, but a world away."

    Even the rainy days were beautiful with the all round frieze of natural colour, and the additional visits from the pheasant, green finches and the lambs bleating outside my bedroom window

    Reviewed by Martine5.0Apr 2024

  • "Beautiful cottage, completely on its own in a wonderful, peaceful and private spot."

    The 360 degree views from the fully enclosed garden are amazing. A lovely place in a lovely part of the world. Rothbury is 5 minutes away by car and under an hour via a nice (sometimes muddy) walk. The cottage is cozy and welcoming with the standout feature being the large, comfortable conservatory with sweeping views of the Cheviots, the valley and Rothbury. Great place!

    Reviewed by Roy5.0Feb 2024

  • "Wonderful as always."

    No tea towels that we could find. We had to buy one from the village. Otherwise all ship shape. A calm and restful holiday. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Fiona4.4Aug 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in fabulous quiet setting."

    We particularly like the conservatory which is our favourite room, and has lovely views. We are regular visitors and will return again soon.

    Reviewed by Jillian4.4Jun 2023

  • "Back there again this week :))"

    Reviewed by Jools4.4May 2023

  • "Only down side when you get to certain age needs a grab rail by the bath otherwise great we have booked again to come back."


    Reviewed by Martin5.0May 2023

  • "Totally enjoyed our stay , beautiful scenery, great location definitely returning in the future thank you ."

    Reviewed by James4.4Apr 2023

  • "Leazes cottage is ideally located if peace and tranquillity is your dream."


    Jul 2019

  • "Cottage is very comfortable and cosy and in such a beautiful quiet location."

    There is almost everything you need in the cottage to enjoy your stay.

    Oct 2018

  • "The location is superb."

    A short walk away from Rothbury and plenty of walks from the door. The views are superb and we were nestled in farmland and could watch the wild birds, the cows and sheep grazing nearby. It was a real joy to watch the weather roll in and out.

    Aug 2018

  • "Character cottage in a beautiful setting."

    We've been going to this particular cottage for over twenty years.

    Jul 2018

  • "Lovely cottage in quiet setting and ideal for some relaxation and peace and quiet."

    Jun 2018

  • "Lovely peaceful cottage in a beautiful setting."

    Jul 2017

  • "Lovely detached cottage situated in a stunning and peaceful setting; ideal for a restful holiday and lots to do in the area."

    Jun 2017

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This property is part of the Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages collection.
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  • Single storey traditional country cottage
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Night storage heating and immersion heater with open fire
  • Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, 2 x fridge, washing machine
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen & towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking
  • Wrap-around garden with shrubs and furniture
  • Two well behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.1 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: Please keep dogs on a lead when walking on the surrounding farmland

The property

Rothbury 2 miles.

Boasting panoramic views of the Cheviot Hills, the Coquet Valley and the picturesque town of Rothbury, Leazes Cottage near the beautiful hamlet of Newtown in Northumberland, enjoys a stunning rural location which is perfect for a relaxing country holiday for a family or group of walkers.

This quaint traditional cottage offers direct access to the stunning Northumberland National Park and Simonside through the garden gate with the wrap-around gardens a particular feature.

Safe for children (and pets, though we ask you to keep dogs on a lead on the adjoining farmland), the cottage provides fabulous views of the scenery and surrounding fields which are often populated by sheep and local wildlife.

Inside, the cottage gives guests all the home comforts any discerning traveller would expect with a spacious living and dining room, complete with leather armchairs, a games table and large farmhouse dining table.

The television can connect to a wider choice of entertainment options through integrated WiFi and this is a space you can imagine spending lots of time during your stay, whether it’s relaxing next to the open fire after a tiring day of exploring the countryside and local attractions or simply zoning out in front of the TV. When it comes to preparing meals, the kitchen is fully fitted with all the mod cons with equipment including an electric hob and oven, a microwave oven, two fridges and a washing machine, so all your needs have been catered for.

An additional space which is great for getting away from the hustle and bustle of the main house is the conservatory which offers stunning 180 degree views of the countryside, making it the ideal spot for birdwatchers and star gazers.

There is no light pollution at Leazes Cottage so makes for magnificent night time astronomy.

There are two well-presented bedrooms which offer a calming sanctuary to rest your weary heads after all that fresh air and a family bathroom with a shower and bath completes the accommodation. Leazes Cottage enjoys a superb location just a short distance from the vibrant market town of Rothbury which is popular with walkers and offers a good selection of shops and eateries as well as a golf course, tennis courts and bike hire.

Places worth visiting in the region include Alnwick Castle, Wallington Hall, Hadrian’s Wall and Kielder Reservoir and Forest.

The area is renowned for its miles of unspoilt, sandy beaches so pack a picnic and head out for the day travelling along the stunning Northumberland Coast which is a designated Area of Outstanding Beauty.

Towns worth visiting in the area include Alnwick, Morpeth, Alnmouth and Warkworth.

A stay at Leazes Cottage promises a holiday to remember in a superb location.

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About the location


Alnwick 11.8 miles; Alnmouth 16.1 miles; Morpeth 17.3 miles.

The capital of Coquetdale, Rothbury lies on the north bank of the famous salmon and trout river, the Coquet, and is dominated by the heather clad Simonside Hills. It is an attractive, small market town and its proximity to Northumberland’s National Park ensures excellent local walking. Stone houses, typical of the region, line the town’s steep main streets and there is a good range of shops on offer. With a golf course, public tennis courts and cycle hire close by and a variety of great houses and gardens to explore, including Cragside, Alnwick Castle (home of the Duke of Northumberland), Wallington Hall and a host of famous castles, this great location has plenty to offer. Hadrian’s Wall, Kielder Reservoir and Forest and the sandy beaches and dunes of the coast are also within easy driving distance.

Note: Logs and coal for fire available on request at an extra charge.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter