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The Lake Cottage

(Ref. 1140825)

Belford, Northumberland Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely roomy bungalow."

    Perfect for us 2 and our friends. We all were comfortable and slept really well in our beds. Love the area ,we always enjoy the wide open spaces and beautiful scenery. We have already booked again for next September. What more us there to say.

    Hi Ann Thanks for the great feedback . Looking forward to seeing you again Dale Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely property, enjoyed our stay in the peaceful surroundings with great fishing."

    Arrived to a nice bottle of wine and chocolates. Everything in the cottage was clean and comfortable. Suggest you take your slippers as the lounge carpet is cream and accessible from outside. Well located for visiting the attractions of the area. Belford only a short distance away with a Co-op, Post office and a great Fish & Chip shop, two pubs and a local Cafe.

    Hi Kevin Thanks so much for your amazing review . So glad you had such a great time Thanks again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin4.7Sep 2023

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  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, Blu-ray, DVD, CD, DAB radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with Wendy House, swing, slide and sand pit
  • Shared surrounding lawned areas with patio, furniture, barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: There is an unfenced lake near the property
  • Note: Fishing available on lake, please bring own rods and licence available from local Post Office
  • Note: Please note this property only accepts holidays that start on a Monday or a Friday
  • Note: Car charging is not permitted at this property

The property

The Lake Cottage is a superb, detached cottage within the grounds of Middleton Hall, close to the village of Belford in the heart of the Northumberland countryside.

This immaculate cottage near Belford is situated in leafy woodland next to the owner's delightful lake, ideal for a family holiday away from the crowds.

This Belford cottage has an open-plan living area with warming woodburning stove and French doors that lead to the patio area, perfect for alfresco meals in the Northumberland summer.

There are three lovely bedrooms on offer, all of which are on the ground floor, and one even has an en-suite shower room.

This Belford cottage has its own enclosed, private garden with sand pit, Wendy House, slide and swing where children can let off steam.

Alternatively, both children and adults will enjoy the environment of Middleton Hall, with two lakes and the opportunity to spot wildlife including deer and red squirrels amongst 30 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and woodland.

This Belford cottage is an ideal base for a holiday in Northumberland, just a short drive from imposing castles, fabulous beaches, and excellent pubs and restaurants.

Meanwhile, all the attractions of the Heritage Coast are within easy reach - miles of golden sandy beaches, pretty, fishing villages and unspoilt coastal islands.

The perfect location for a relaxing break in comfortable surroundings.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1140824, 1140826 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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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season