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Manor Cottage

Akeld near Wooler, Northumberland (Ref. 1070408)



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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine

Reviews & Ratings

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "We actually stayed in The Smithy as Manor Cottage was unavailable."

    The cottage and surrounds were very comfortable and it is a great location for exploring the area. The follow-up by staff on any requests we made was quick and polite. Only criticisms of the cottage would be that the bathroom fan sounded on its last legs and the electric hob plates were poor which made cooking a meal on them difficult !

    Reviewed by ArtAug 2021

  • "We were upgraded my the manager to 'Primula Patch', a slightly larger cottage."

    The description is basically accurate - if rather OTT ('darling bedrooms'?). We enjoyed walking in the Cheviot Hills - footpath from the site directly into the hills could be mentioned in the description. The accommodation is part of a 'country club' - a rather grand term for having a small pool and other facilities (closed for Covid and of no interest to us). It means some aspects are run a little bit like a hotel, with staff on site. TV reception was poor on many channels - probably due to the location. We were asked to put our full credit card details on a form and leave it in the public area outside the cottage to be collected by the on-site staff. We did not do that and would not expect anyone mindful of security to do so! (we had given details by phone, and could probably have dealt directly with staff).

    Reviewed by PeterJul 2021

  • "Firstly we , were upgraded to The Old Smithy due to a shower problem in Swale Cottage."

    Very pleased with the upgrade as it was detached cottage and was by stream . Walks from the this area were easy and spectacular. All in all, a very relaxing stay.

    Reviewed by JohnJun 2021

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  • One king-size bedroom (zip/link can be twin on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Electric storage heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking available
  • Front courtyard
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles, pub 2.3 miles
  • Note: Minimum 3 night stay's
  • Note: There is no WiFi at this property
  • Note: Guests must provide their own towels
  • Note: The property has a good housekeeping bond that will be arranged directly with the owner prior to arrival with authorisation on a debit or credit card

The property

Wooler 2.7 miles.

Surrounded by the beautiful open fields of Northumberland National Park, Manor Cottage is a picture-postcard property, perfectly suited to couples who seek an action-packed escape to the countryside.

Open up the traditional cottage door and be welcomed into this charming and characterful abode, well-appointed with pretty oak furnishings and striking exposed beams that give a real homely feel.

Kick off your shoes as you relax and unwind on the sumptuous sofa, whilst your significant other takes to the quaint country-style kitchen to prepare a romantic dinner for two.

Pop open a bottle of bubbly before taking your seats at the dining table, raising a toast to making many happy memories on this unforgettable getaway.

Settle down for the evening in the gorgeous king-size bedroom, allowing your head to hit the pillow as you look forward to another memorable day in this spectacular setting.

Kick-start your days with a dip in the bath or freshen up with a brisk rinse under the overhead shower, before grabbing your shoes and waterproof coats ahead of another exciting expedition.

With so much adventure right on your doorstep, it's little wonder that Manor Cottage is the ultimate choice for your next holiday for two to Northumberland.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 986491, 986494, 986495, 1070404, 1070411, 1070414, 1070417, 1070420, 1070423, 1070427, 1070428, 1070435, 1070439, 1070440, 1070442, 1070445,1070448, together sleeping up to 72 guests.

Akeld Manor Cottages

Eighteen beautiful stone cottages set in the tranquil grounds of Akeld Manor, in the foothills of the Northumberland National Park. Surrounded by the magnificent open fields of the Northumberland countryside whilst resting within easy touring distance of the Northumberland Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this group of idyllic single-storey cottages offer the perfect base for an unforgettable holiday exploring this spectacular part of the country. Each adorned with wonderfully warm and traditional interiors, the cottages can be found hosting an inviting living/dining room and an attractive country-style kitchen with solid oak cabinets that host a plethora of handy electrical appliances, answering all of your self-catering needs. At the end of the day, guests can retire to the darling bedrooms with oak furnishings and pretty floral patterns. There is a communal courtyard where guests can relax in the summer sun and embrace their stunning countryside setting, as well as ample off-road parking. When ready to leave behind your homely cottage, there is so much adventure awaiting you right on the doorstep. Outdoor enthusiasts will relish in days spent hiking through Wooler Common and Hedgehope Hill, whilst avid historians should be sure to explore Yeavering Bell Hill Fort, Chillingham Castle and Hedgeley Moor Battlefield. There's plenty of fun to be had down by the coast in the town of Bamburgh with attractions such as the Grace Darling Memorial, RNLI Grace Darling Museum and Bamburgh Castle, as well as providing a wonderful setting off point from which to explore the Northumberland Heritage Coast. Closer to home, the village of Wooler is filled with all the essential amenities such as a good selection of pubs, restaurants and shops. A fantastic group of cottages from which to discover the incredible Northumberland countryside.

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About the location


Berwick-upon-Tweed 16 miles; Bamburgh 15 miles; Alnwick 18 miles.

Wooler is a delightful, historic market town on the banks of the River Till, one of the tributaries of the Tweed, nestling in the foothills of the Cheviots which form part of the Pennine Way. Known locally as 'The Gateway to The Cheviots', Wooler has a selection of hotels and eating places and offers a magnificent location for exploring the whole of Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. Situated on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, Wooler is just a short drive away from the historic town of Alnwick with its famous Castle and Gardens, and the well preserved Garrison town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Chillingham Castle with its ancient herd of wild white cattle and Coldstream, just over the Scottish border, are also a short drive away.

Region Information

Note: Minimum 3 night stay's
Note: There is no WiFi at this property
Note: Guests must provide their own towels
Note: The property has a good housekeeping bond that will be arranged directly with the owner prior to arrival with authorisation on a debit or credit card
Note: Prior to guests arrival, all properties have been fully inspected. We ask all guests upon arrival to thoroughly check the property,
any dissatisfaction or noted damage or malfunction should be reported and discussed with the complex management immediately.

Damage and breakages are the total responsibility of the guests and should be reported to the Management of Akeld prior to departure.
The guest will be responsible/liable for the cost of replacement of any breakages or damage on a like for like basis (replacing with new items) on an indemnity basis. NOTIFICATION immediately of all problems to management is imperative

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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