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The Byre at Warkworth

(Ref. 1121875)

Warkworth, Northumberland Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "What a lovely place to stay!"

    The Byre is beautifully furnished, had everything you could need and was full of quirky touches. Chris and Elizabeth are excellent hosts and couldn’t have been more helpful, the welcome hamper was great! Thank you! The walk into the village or to the beach took about 10 minutes. I’m quite sure that we’ll be back!

    Thank you so much for your kind comments, we are so pleased you liked the Byre and we would love to see you again. We try to include local produce in our welcome pack and we are glad you enjoyed it. The home made chocolates are hard to resist! Thank you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Apr 2024

  • "We spent 5 wonderful days at The Byre."

    Everything we could have wished for was there. It was such a relaxing place in a brilliant location - 5 minutes walk to the beach and easy to drive to many places. Highly recommended!

    Dear Jenny, Thank you for your feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Byre! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Apr 2024

  • "Lovely well appointed cottage."

    Dog friendly and walking distance to Warkworth beach. Lovely welcome pack from our host.

    Thank you for your lovely comments, so pleased you liked the home made cake and chocolates. We were glad to meet you both, and wish you all the best for the future, Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2024

  • "So enjoyed our week in this very comfortable and cosy well equipped cottage."

    Perfect location for beach walks with your dog. Hosts very friendly and the welcome basket was brilliant.

    Thank you so much for your kind words . We are thrilled that you loved our Byre! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Nov 2023

  • "We were welcomed at The Byre by the owners."

    Cake/milk/bread/butter/wine had all been provided for us. Initially the property was a bit chilly but this was soon rectified and the lovely log burner with unlimited wood available was a valuable addition to a windy, wet week. The Byre was spotlessly clean with a comfortable double bed, loads of hot water and ample parking. There are nice walks to Alnmouth and Amble and Cragside and Alnwick are easily driveable.

    Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed the welcome pack. A fire does make a difference. We are glad you had a lovely time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Oct 2023

  • "A very nice property and we had a lovely week."

    The owners were very thoughtful and when the weather turned stormy they were there to assist if required

    Thank you for your comments we are pleased to have been helpful. Property Owner

    Reviewed by William4.1Oct 2023

  • "Very quiet location, ideal for exploring local areas."

    The Byre was cosy with a private courtyard that was ideal for our elderly dog to wander about in safety. Very friendly hosts providing good facilities and a super welcoming pack.

    Thank you for your comments we are pleased you had a lovely stay and That the pup was happy too! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Cheryl3.8Sep 2023

  • "A super cottage owned by wonderfully kind people, a fabulous welcome pack which included a iced cake which was too die for."

    So easy dog walks directly from rge cottage. A huge thanks to Chris and Margaret

    Thank you for your kind remarks, it was super to see you, we are so glad you had a great stay and hope to see you again. Best wishes Elizabeth Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barrie5.0Sep 2023

  • "We loved our stay at the Byre."

    Comfortable and very well kitted out. Great location for both beach and sightseeing further afield. Lovely welcome pack too. Much enjoyed the bread and cake and grateful for a fridge with basics to get us started. Very helpful hosts on site.

    We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Byre. Thank you so much for your feedback we look forward to seeing you again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Aug 2023

  • "Just fantastic!"

    A real home from home, we felt very comfortable from the first minute. The property was spotless, well equipped, with a beautiful outside patio to enjoy a glass of wine on. It’s only 10 mins walk to a very quiet sandy beach and into Warkworth centre with numerous coffee shops, restaurants and pubs. You’ve then got a beautiful coastline to explore. All in all a very chilled week, Chris and Elizabeth were perfect hosts, we fully intend to visit again.

    Thank you for your kind remarks we are delighted that you had a lovely stay and we look forward to seeing you again. Regards Elizabeth Property Owner

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Aug 2023

  • "The Byre is a very comfortable set in very peaceful surroundings."

    The cottage had everything we could need, and the welcome basket was very good including wine, artisan chocolates and homemade cake! The owners are very helpful, with lots of useful knowledge on the area. We would definitely recommend the property, and would return ourselves if visiting the area in the future.

    Thank you for the very positive feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hearing from you in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Aug 2023

  • "Best accommodation we have stayed in and a new area for us to visit, all in all a great holiday."

    We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Byre Warkworth. Thank you so much for your feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Les5.0Jun 2023

  • "We spent a lovely week at the Brye."

    Elizabeth and Chris were both delightful, and knowledgeable about the area. We found the accommodation to have everything we needed for our stay, especially the lovely courtyard garden which was bathed with sunshine and lovely and private ,a great place to read. We loved Warkworth, walking around it and along by the river which is beautiful.

    Thank you for your lovely comments it was a pleasure to see you. We agree Warkworth is lovely. We are delighted you enjoyed your holiday in the Byre! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Charles5.0May 2023

  • "Had a lovely week staying at the Byre."

    Property was cosy and comfortable with well-laid-out kitchen area and a good shower. Walkable to beach and Warkworth village centre. We also did a longer walk along the estuary into Amble. Friendly hosts. Lovely little courtyard garden.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0May 2023

  • "Great location for coastal and beach walks."

    Accommodation very comfortable and a lovely welcome pack provided by our hosts. Great base for touring up and down the coast and in land to the national park.

    Reviewed by Duncan5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at The Byre."

    The cottage is very clean, comfortable, and equipped with everything you could possibly want. Very dog-friendly too. The very helpful owners are on site but discreet. The location is excellent, walking distance to the beach and to Warkworth Castle, pubs, cafes etc. Highly recommended and we would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0Apr 2023

  • "We received a very warm welcome on arrival and we found the standard of the accommodation to be very high."

    It was very comfortable and had everything we needed.

    Oct 2021

  • "Lovely warm welcome from Elizabeth."

    Welcome pack on arrival of delicious cake and wine. Property beautiful and in a fantastic location. Quick walk to beach and village. Would love to stay again.

    Aug 2021

  • "The Byre was a comfortable and extremely attractive holiday cottage."

    The location was excellent with a beautiful beach and Warkworth itself on your doorstep. The owners were helpful and had lots of good tips for places to visit. Highly recommend.

    Jul 2021

  • "Our second stay at The Byre and another lovely week."

    Such a beautiful location, cottage and village. This cottage doesn't disappoint so we hope to be back again soon. Thank you

    Sep 2020

  • "Thank you for such a nice welcome and the lovely basket of goodies."

    We have had such a relaxing time visiting beautiful beaches, historic places and enchanting woods. The Byre was perfect for us; such a unique place with everything to hand.

    Aug 2020

  • "Thank you for our lovely stay in The Byre."

    The cottage is perfect for a small family and Max loved his bedroom. The location is great for the beaches and walking into Warkworth, Alnmouth and Amble.

    Aug 2020

  • "We loved this house!"

    May 2019

  • "Very comfortable accommodation & helpful owners on hand & willing to help in any way."

    May 2019

  • "Extremely well equipped and maintained cottage."

    Very clean and welcoming. Garden and patio an added bonus. Host very welcoming and informative. Excellent location for a range of activities.

    Apr 2019

  • "Location, furnishings and all facilities absolutely top notch in every respect."

    Cannot fault anything!

    Apr 2019

  • "Fabulous property in prime location."

    Walking distance to town and to beach...superb.

    Aug 2018

  • "Had a fabulous time."

    The Byre was lovely and the owners were so welcoming. The fantastic weather only added to our holiday experience.

    Jul 2018

  • "If only all holiday lets were as perfect as this."

    Our hosts were there if we needed them, the cottage was SPOTLESSLY clean. They had thought of everything.

    Jun 2018

  • "It was brilliant - cosy, comfortable, and tastefully appointed - great location and sun trap."

    Mar 2018

  • "A great cottage!"

    Cosy and comfortable, very well kitted out; owner very helpful, welcome pack excellent!

    Feb 2018

  • "The property was wonderful, the log burner very efficient, facilities excellent."

    Feb 2018

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This property is part of the Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages collection.
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Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single with additional pull-out single bed
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, grill and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Private courtyard garden, patio furniture, covered storage area
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.4 miles, beach 1 mile
  • Note: Fuel for woodburning stove provided throughout stay

The property

Offering quaint accommodation which has cleverly combined traditional materials with vintage touches and modern furnishings, The Byre at Warkworth in Northumberland, is the ideal destination for a small family or a couple on holiday.

The open-plan living area sets the tone for the entire property exuding light and space with the addition of attractive bi-folding doors opening onto the courtyard garden creating a real feature.

The woodburning stove helps to make a focal point to the room and you can imagine curling up on the comfy sofa and getting warm in the cooler months, while chilling out and relaxing into the holiday vibe.

The adjoining kitchen comes complete with everything needed to produce hearty food for your holiday party and when it’s ready to serve up, make your way to the elegant dining area positioned in front of the bi-folding doors so you can soak up the lush views out of the windows or if it’s warm enough, throw open the doors and let the outside in.

When it’s time for bed, there is a delightful double and a single bedroom with another pull-out single, ideal for a child.

After a rejuvenating night’s sleep, wake up and have a refreshing shower before heading out for the day and exploring.

With country walks aplenty on the doorstep and just a short walk away, is the pretty village of Warkworth which is known for being home of the dramatic ruins of a 12th century castle.

Its link to the past continues with the village’s selection of antique shops and galleries and it also has a beach and a golf course.

Attractions in the area worth visiting include Hadrian’s Wall, Bamburgh Castle, Holy Island, the Farne Islands and Alnwick Gardens.

Other beaches nearby worth packing a bucket and spade for include Alnmouth, Cresswell, Embleton and Newton Haven.

Offering guests a calming retreat which is within a short walk of a pretty village, The Byre at Warkworth delivers an enjoyable holiday.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

WARKWORTH

Alnwick 5 miles; Alnmouth 3 miles; Amble 1 mile.

Lying in the loop of the River Coquet on the Heritage Coast, Warkworth is a picturesque village, dominated by the dramatic ruins of its 12th century castle. The history of the village and the castle are intertwined with the Percy Family who took over the castle in 1332. The Percys’ other home is nearby Alnwick Castle, most recently associated with Harry Potter as the film location of Hogwarts School. The main street is lined with Georgian and early Victorian houses and there is an exceptional range of galleries, antiques shops, a village shop/Post Office, pubs, restaurants and gift shops to suit all tastes. Warkworth has its own stretch of sandy beach and a 9 hole pay and play golf course. Also within easy touring distance are Hadrian’s Wall, Bamburgh Castle, Holy Island, the Farne Islands, several wonderful beaches and Alnwick Garden with its remarkable water cascade and Tree House Restaurant.

Note: Fuel for wood burning stove provided throughout stay
Note: Although this property is on one level, there are 2 steps down into rooms off living area

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter