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The Folly

(Ref. 1155159)

Near Belford, Northumberland Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Over three floors
  • One double bedroom with balcony
  • Second-floor bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio, furniture, and pond
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: There's a balcony off the bedroom and an unfenced pond in the garden
  • Note: This property only accepts holidays that start on a Monday or a Friday
  • Note: Car charging is not permitted at this property
  • Note: No children
  • Note: Check-in from 4:30pm, check-out at 9:30am

The property

The Folly is a romantic cottage nestled into Middleton Burn, near Belford, making the perfect little hideaway at any time of the year for couples looking to explore the wonders of Northumberland.

The tranquil ambience will reach you on arrival, and the sound of the water flowing in the nearby stream is instantly captivating.

Wandering inside, the cream-coloured open-plan living space is an ideal social hub for guests to enjoy, sporting ample amenities to cater to your culinary needs.

The kitchen has everything you need to dine or enjoy a heart-warming meal for two in the dining space, whilst the sitting area boasts a characterful ceiling and tasteful lounge seating.

The ground floor is also home to a handy cloakroom.

Stairs will lead you up to a double bedroom complete with a balcony, so after catching your rest, you can watch the morning sunrise with a coffee in hand.

A second stairway leads up to a bathroom, hosting both a bath and a shower so you can relax in the evening or get ready ahead of your afternoon.

Outside is where you will want to be, resting on the lounge chairs or admiring the lily pond and charming grounds that surround the cottage.

Belford itself is an old coaching village with a pleasant square and a variety of shops, pubs, cafés and restaurants so guests can enjoy a meal out and a glass of their favourite beverage in the sunshine.

Take in the scenic delights of picturesque Northumberland with a stay at The Folly.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1140826, 1155161 and 1140827, together sleeping 38 guests.

Middleton Hall Cottages

Nestled in the charming town of Belford, Northumberland, Middleton Hall Cottages offers a gateway to tranquillity and exploration. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Northumberland countryside while enjoying welcoming accommodations that feel like a home away from home. Belford is a picturesque village surrounded by rolling hills, lush landscapes, and a rich history, ideal for nature lovers who are seeking easy access to both the stunning coastline and the captivating Northumberland National Park. Each property offers an elegant blend of history, tradition, and comfort, with Grade-II listed buildings guaranteed to impress; make the most of the surrounding grounds with alfresco evenings, soaking up your picturesque setting as you sip a refreshing beverage or retreat to the inviting sitting areas during cooler months, lighting the open fire and getting lost in a good book. If you can tear yourself away from this stunning base, head out to one of several stunning beaches including Bamburgh Beach and Budle Bay, where you can feel the gentle breeze or listen to the soothing waves crash along the shore; the iconic Bamburgh Castle also resides with accessible reach. Head to Alnwick Castle, known for its appearances in the much-loved Harry Potter films or lace up your walking boots and explore the marvellous Northumberland National Park, where The Cheviot Hills offer scenic trails for all ages and abilities to enjoy. Embark on a unique adventure to Holy Island (Lindisfarne) during low tide and explore the ancient ruins of Lindisfarne Priory and experience the spiritual atmosphere of this tidal island, all before finding a spot to indulge in locally-sourced cuisine. Northumberland National Park is also a designated Dark Sky Park, making it a fantastic spot for stargazing. Witness the mesmerizing night sky and constellations like never before. Explore nearby market towns like Alnwick and Berwick-upon-Tweed, wandering through charming streets, uncovering an array of independent stores and homely pubs, before returning to your welcoming home-from-home. Immerse yourself in the beauty and charm of this remarkable region with a stay at Middleton Hall Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Alnwick 15 miles; Berwick-upon-Tweed 15 miles; Bamburgh 5 miles.

The picturesque Northumberland village of Belford lies in the heart of Heritage countryside, midway between the popular walled towns of Alnwick and Berwick-upon-Tweed. The pretty coastal village of Bamburgh, with its sweeping beaches and dramatic castle, is only a short drive away. Belford itself is an old coaching village with a pleasant square and offers a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. It is ideally placed for exploring the Northumbrian Coastal Route, Cheviots, the renowned Northumberland Coastline and the Scottish Borders. The opportunity to visit the bird sanctuary or seal colony on the famous Farne Islands with boat trips running daily from nearby Seahouses, is not to be missed. Alternatively check the tide times and cross to Holy Island to visit the historic Lindisfarne Priory.

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