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Herb Garden Cottage

Glanton, Northumberland (Ref. 1053326)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Mr Wainwright

    “Comfortable cottage well placed for both the Cheviots and the coast.”

    Helpful owners and excellent welcome pack.

    Helpful owners and excellent welcome pack.

    - Mr Wainwright, September 2020

The property

Perfectly placed between both the Northumberland Coast AONB and the Northumberland National Park is this delightful mid-terrace stone cottage, Herb Garden Cottage lying in the village of Glanton.

Offering four guests spacious and attractive accommodation, Herb Garden Cottage is perfect for two couples or a small family seeking to explore the beauty of Northumberland.

Open the lush green front door and head into the open-plan living and dining room, presenting a perfect place to wind down at the end of the day, you can relax on one of the two leather sofas and enjoy entertainment from the TV.

Gather at the dining table for home-cooked meals prepared in the well-equipped kitchen, with a small breakfast table in there too, you can find an electric oven and hob, microwave, and a dishwasher among the appliances, all you need for a great self-catered stay.

The enclosed rear garden is home to a patio with furniture, so you can soak up the sun from morning to early afternoon amidst the pretty garden decor.

Head upstairs to find the two bedrooms, including a king-size room and a double room, served by the gleaming bathroom which has a bath with a shower over.

The village of Glanton has a local village shop which sells the essentials, and a local pub, all within a short stroll from Herb Garden Cottage.

Discover the bustling medieval market town of Alnwick lying just under ten miles away, walk the cobbled streets and visit Alnwick Castle which was used as the location for Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films, sure to be a must-see for many Potter fans, and dubbed the Windsor of the North.

Enjoy a unique dining experience in one of the world's largest tree houses in The Alnwick Garden, with several beautiful sections to this 21st century garden such as the Cherry Orchard, Bamboo Labyrinth and the Serpent Garden, this enchanting place promises a lovely afternoon stroll.

Don't miss a chance to visit the wonderful Cragside, the former home and rural mansion of the inventor Lord Armstrong and the first house in the world to be powered by hydroelectricity generated by his water turbines in 1878, it now displays a range of gadgets, tells the history of his inventions and is home to beautiful large gardens and a children's play area.

Head into the beautiful Northumberland National Park and visit the cascading Linhope Spout Waterfall, Davidson's Linn and the highest point in Northumberland The Cheviot for some panoramic views.

Discover adventure around every corner in Northumberland from Herb Garden Cottage.

Note: This property is not suitable for children under 14 years old.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living room/diner
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Enclosed garden with patio and seating
  • On-road parking
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.1 mile
  • Note: In the double bedroom the bed is only accessible from one side, please consider this when booking
  • Note: There are two steps up from the first-floor landing to the king-size bedroom, and three steps down into the bathroom
  • Note: Preferred changeover is Friday.
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About the location


Alnwick 9 miles; Rothbury 10 miles, Alnmouth 14 miles.

The small, pretty Northumberland village of Glanton is situated in the foothills of the Cheviots and surrounded by glorious countryside.

The village has a shop and a pub, whilst a wide range of amenities, shops etc.

are available in the nearby county town of Alnwick.

The village makes an ideal base for exploring the Northumberland National Park, Alnwick with its imposing castle (known to millions as Hogwarts School in Harry Potter!) and the impressive Alnwick Gardens visitor attraction.

The spectacular coastline, the attractive small town of Rothbury and the well known National Trust country house and gardens at Cragside are all within easy reach..

Region Information

Note: This property is not suitable for children under 14 years old.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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