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Crookham near Cornhill-On-Tweed, Northumberland Show on map


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Reviews

  • "Had a lovely time away from any fireworks."

    Lovely trips out with fur baby. Clean and warm.

    Reviewed by Julie4.4Nov 2023

  • "My stay at Floodden Cottage was my first solo break since loosing my wife two years ago, so when setting off I had some trepidation."

    However, I couldn’t have chosen better. The cottage is situated on the Northumberland/Scottish border making it a perfect base to explore the local historic sites and some of our nation’s most beautiful countryside. The cottage itself was spotlessly clean and well equipped for self catering (including a dishwasher). On arrival I was welcomed with a bottle of wine a some yummy treats for both myself and my two dogs. The coach house complex is surrounded by free range chickens, sheep and rolling field making is quiet and peaceful. There are two local pubs one about 250 metres down the road, the second (The Black Bull) around 4 km away in the quaint village of Etal; both of which are dog friendly and serve reasonably priced food. My only criticism is that it was virtually impossible to regulate the water temperature of the shower; notwithstanding, I would definitely recommend this cottage and would not hesitate staying here again. It was exceptional value for money. However, next time I’ll make sure I take my telescope to make the most of the dark sky overhead.

    Reviewed by Martin4.7Sep 2023

  • "Delivered exactly what it promised."

    Welcome pack very much appreciated. Spotlessly clean. Nicely furnished and remarkably no extra charge for our dog. Made a few suggestions for minor additions which were appreciated by the owner. Would definitely recommend. Great location , beautiful area, lots of walks and a short stroll to the local pub. THANK YOU.

    Reviewed by Jonathan4.7Aug 2023

  • "The studio cottage we rented for a week was absolutely ideal for what we wanted."

    Very well equipped for self catering purposes and a very high spec.throughout. Location was peaceful and tranquil but with amenities nearby. The owners were very helpful if we needed anything. We would definately return to the cottage and have already recommended to friends and family.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth Deborah4.4Jun 2023

  • "Excellent location for exploring the area."

    Good for dogs. Generous welcome gifts including lovely freshly-laid eggs. The property is easily accessible and well-equipped but the seating is not ideal for disabled or older people - seats are low with low back supports. Longer central heating time would be welcome during cool weather as the proerty did not fully warm up although a small room heater is provided. Online advert needs amending as it states there is a bath. (Shower is fine.)

    Reviewed by A4.1Jun 2023

  • "Nice cottage apart from lack of heating."

    Only had radiators which came on after we were up so freezing in morning and not on during day.

    Reviewed by Paul3.8May 2023

  • "24/4-29/4/23- Flodden cottage was a smashing little studio cottage."

    Facilities available were spot on and you can pull your car right up to the door to load and unload, parking in the ample car parking spaces just outside the courtyard. We had use of two Paddocks to walk the dogs for last and first wees .. they had sheep and chickens in but no problem as dogs were kept on leads. It was a perfect spot for seeing some of the border villages/castles/gardens and most places very dog friendly. We used our own bedding as we always do but everything was beautifully clean anyway. Comfy bed, big shower (took a bit of twiddling to get the temp right) a short walk to the pub, food was beautiful and vey dog friendly ( book though as they get busy) . All in all a fab week in a beautiful studio with lovely views all around, close to walks, short 10 min ride to Scotland. (Coldstream) . The only thing we bought extra was toilet roll as there was only half a roll , just an oversight I think. We would definitely recommend and be happy to return to explore more of the borders. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Apr 2023

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  • Single-storey
  • Open-plan studio-style layout with double bed, kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed shared courtyard
  • Shared access to grounds with gravel, lawn, paddocks and seating
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Please Note: Streaming and similar services may not be optimal over Wifi due to intermittent connectivity
  • Shop 2.6 miles, pub 0.3 miles

The property

Flodden is a delightful, single-storey cottage based in Crookham, near Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland.

Set over a single-storey, this open-plan, studio-style accommodation provides a charming escape for couples looking to access the delights of Northumberland and beyond.

After a day of walking, kick off your boots and retire to the sofa, tuning into the Smart TV and catching up on your favourite shows.

Allow the designated chef to take over the kitchen, equipped with all the essentials for a home-cooking when you’re not out sampling the local restaurants.

As the evening comes to an end, begin your nighty routine in the bathroom before getting comfortable in the double bed.

Flodden provides a delightful escape for two, whatever time of year.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1126659, 1115701, 1115698, 1115700, and 1115705, together sleeping up to 20 guests.

Palinsburn Cottages

The Palinsburn Cottages consists of five beautifully appointed single-storey cottages resting on the outskirts of Crookham, Northumberland and a historic and characterful coach house. This pet-friendly collection offers a fantastic base from which to explore the very best of Northumberland and a little further across the border you’ll find Coldstream. Inside, you will find inviting open-plan living spaces, fully-equipped kitchens, Smart TVs with Freeview, stylish bathrooms/shower rooms, sumptuous beds, access to a shared enclosed courtyard with seating and paddocks, making it a wonderful base for friends, families and couples. Your local amenities can be found in nearby Cornhill-on-Tweed, where you can dine at The Collingwood Arms, or stock up on essentials at the convenience store. Cross the border to Kelso, where you can test out your swing at the excellent Kelso Golf Club, enjoy leisurely strolls along the River Tweed, visit the stunning Floors Castle, picnic in Castle Park, attend the annual Kelso Racecourse from September through to May, or dine at Lemon and Thyme. From your new home from home, you can easily access the Northumberland National Park, where you can hike through the renowned Cheviot Hills, wander the world-famous site of Hadrian’s Wall, stargaze in Kielder Forest, a Dark Sky Park, where you can spot the twinkling stars and Milky Way on a clear evening. For a taste of the coast, continue to Berwick, home to the Berwick-upon-Tweed Castle and Ramparts, Berwick Boat Trips, Coronation Park, and Berwick Beach Cliffs. For a getaway that has it all, look no further than the Palinsburn Cottages.

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

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About the location


Kelso 10.4 miles; Berwick-upon-Tweed 12.8 miles.

The pretty little village of Cornhill-on-Tweed lies on the Scottish Border on the northerly edge of Northumberland, close to Coldstream and Berwick-upon-Tweed and the coast. It is a peaceful area with a breath-takingly beautiful open countryside which is a haven for walkers, cyclists and golfers - whilst the River Tweed is a huge draw for fishermen. The village boasts a post office/shop (which sells most everyday basic items), and a Country House Hotel, The Collingwood Arms, highly regarded for its fine ale and foods. Cornhill is a short drive from Northumberland's Heritage Coast, which boasts castles, miles of stunning sandy beaches with picturesque views across the North Sea and a variety of wildlife residing in the dunes. Alnwick with its period Norman Castle, garden and unique poison garden is easily accessible by car allowing guests to immerse themselves in the area’s history. Explore the Scottish Borders and Northumberland from Cornhill-on-Tweed.

Please Note: Streaming and similar services may not be optimal over Wifi due to intermittent connectivity.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas