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2 Wheatsheaf Yard

(Ref. 980213)

Morpeth, Northumberland Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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24 Customer Reviews

  • "Ideal location in Morpeth which itself is a great base from which to explore the Northumbrian coast."

    Very enjoyable relaxing break.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in an amazing location in the heart of Morpeth."

    There was everything needed in the cottage to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. Thanks to Robert for being so attentive when we arrived guiding us to our parking space. Great location for all local amenities- walks, restaurants, cafes and bars. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Graeme5.0Mar 2023

  • "Clean, comfortable cottage in ideal location for the town centre."

    Had plenty facilities including lots of cooking utensils and hairdryer and hair straighteners. Was quiet and communal garden ideal for reading a book. I believe owner was scheduling refurbishments to the cottage during our stay as paint, wood and a front door was left outside midweek which wasn’t ideal. Builders and owner also arrived at 8am on morning we left and we did find it quite uncomfortable and felt rushed. Owner did say we could stay a bit longer than check out if needed but we decided not to as it was uncomfortable and the builders didn’t respect our privacy during the morning (ie. Looking in windows and commenting on our neighbours, also leaving that morning). Unfortunately, after a lovely start to the holiday, it wasn’t the best end. Nonetheless, cottage was in a good location and helped us explore the area during our stay.

    Reviewed by Bethany4.1Jul 2022

  • "Apart from the quality of the accommodation, the location of the accommodation ..."

    Apart from the quality of the accommodation, the location of the accommodation was great, giving access to good restaurants, pubs, shops and parking in Morpeth

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Oct 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage, spotlessly clean, well equipped & furnished to a high standard."

    Very comfortable, excellent location. Morpeth is a perfect base for exploring the area. The whole area is so beautiful. Miles and miles of soft, clean, sandy beaches, not overrun with people. Morpeth itself has several restaurants serving great food with fabulous service within 5minutes walk of the cottage. Robert who owns the cottage was extremely helpful, nothing was too much trouble & the welcome bottle of Prosecco was a lovely touch. Our first time innNorthumberland, it certainly won’t be our last.

    Reviewed by Julia5.0Sep 2021

  • "The cleanliness was generally great (and important areas like bathroom and kitchen surfaces were definitely clean) but there were some longer term things we noticed like marks on walls, door frames and curtains."

    Kitchen tap is loose and we struggled to get the front two burners on the hob to stay on once lit.

    Reviewed by Carl4.7Jul 2021

  • "Lovely location in the heart of Morpeth , but also very private, certainly would return again."

    Reviewed by Maurice5.0Jul 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage in great location."

    Had everything you would need. Very clean and exceptionally comfortable. Helpful owner.

    Reviewed by Liz5.0May 2021

  • "Perfect dog friendly accommodation Cosy and well equipped cottage, perfectly ..."

    Perfect dog friendly accommodation Cosy and well equipped cottage, perfectly positioned in the lovely town of Morpeth and Northumberland itself Definitely recommended

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Oct 2020

  • "Had a lovely week in this very comfortable cottage, it was very well equipped and spotlessly clean, very comfortable beds and very homely."

    Robert was brilliant, he met us on our arrival and gave us all the information regarding parking. The weather was fantastic and it was a great spot to see beautiful Northumberland. We’ll definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Sep 2020

  • "It was just all round very good and extremely good location, great equipment in the cottage."

    Reviewed by Jane4.1Mar 2020

  • "My new favourite place to stay in Morpeth."

    Delightful cottage in perfect location down a little alleyway right in the centre of town. Surprising amount of space. Everything provided. Excellent central heating (very handy when you wake up to snow on the first day).

    Reviewed by Celia5.0Feb 2020

  • "How lovely to find a really well equipped kitchen,also a perfect position for the town centre and yet so peaceful."

    We could not find a fault in this cottage.thank you for a lovely holiday

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Jul 2019

  • "First time in Northumberland and cottage in Morpeth central for touring the area."

    Position of cottage difficult to find initially but once there it was comfortable, clean and well equipped together with tea, coffee etc and fresh flowers An explanation of the parking system in Northumberland would have been useful prior to arrival

    Reviewed by Carole4.4Jun 2019

  • "The cottage is in a fabulous location, and Robert was very helpful."

    The cottage was clean, warm and comfortable, would definitely recommend. the little cafe across from the cottage was also a bonus!

    Reviewed by Steve4.4Feb 2019

  • "Robert was an excellent and helpful host."

    The location is absolutely ideal in Morpeth and internally the flat was well-presented

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Dec 2018

  • "Fantastic very quiet dog friendly cottage!"

    Exceeded our expectations - it was home from home! Couldn't ask for a more equipped cottage, lovely and clean and the owner's service was excellent - thank you! Great location for visiting the North East - Durham on the way up! Alnwick down to Amble, then Blyth down to North Shields and Newcastle on the way home! As we didn't get to do everything we will be back! What a beautiful part of the UK!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Oct 2018

  • "The cottage was well situated in a lovely town."

    It was well equipped, comfortable and peaceful. We very much enjoyed visiting Northumberland and Morpeth is ideally situated to see the area - we are very glad we chose Wheatsheaf Yard and Morpeth to stay in. There is lots to see and do in the area in a short drive and you can even get a train to Edinburgh. Lots of good restaurants, pubs and shops in the town and pretty loval riverside walks and park. We would definitely want to stay here again if visiting this area.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Sep 2018

  • "We have stayed at both number 4 and number 2 Wheatsheaf yard."

    Many of the comments made for number 4 also apply to number 2: Both cottages are very good and we would happily stay in either again. Number 2 Wheatsheaf is located up an alley that leads to a courtyard shared by 4 properties only. The courtyard is extremely pleasant and secluded; it is difficult to remember your located in the center of Morpeth. The garden is excellent and a very pleasant place in which to sit and simply enjoy the sun, flowers and 'away from it all' feeling. The cottage is well equipped, with good decoration; it is very clean. All modern appliances are available. The property is not directly overlooked which adds to the privacy. The local cafés are very convenient and the food selection is good. Morpeth is an excellent base to explore the beauties of Northumberland and all National Trust properties as well as the breathtaking coastline. Our thanks again to the owner whom we found very friendly and supportive.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Jul 2018

  • "This is the most wonderful, tucked away little cottage in the middle of Morpeth yet still a very quiet spot."

    The best equipped kitchen we have ever found in a holiday rental - even a mixing bowl, weighing scales and muffin tin were there if you wanted to do some baking. Everything was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The owner checked to make sure that we were ok, and couldn't have been more helpful. We would be very happy to come back here.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Jul 2018

  • "Great cottage in the centre of Morpeth with a quiet courtyard to sit out in and have a glass of wine or morning coffee."

    owner very attentive and helpful. We were very lucky with the weather, Mediterranean-like, but even so Morpeth is an attractive and well serviced little town, no shortage of coffee shops and restaurants. Lovely walks along the river. We would go back and would definitely want to stay in Draughtsman’s Cottage.

    Reviewed by Monica4.7Jun 2018

  • "Lovely cottage, very well equipped, it even has hair straighteners!"

    In a tucked away position but right in the centre of Morpeth, which is a fantastic town. The cottage is right next to a coffee shop which serves excellent bacon rolls and amazing cake, so ticked all the boxes. Owner very helpful, we will definitely be going back.

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Jun 2018

  • "We stayed here for four weeks between house moves and loved it."

    The cottage was beautiful, comfortable, spacious and very well equipped. We loved being in the town centre: the river, market, shops and restaurants were all on our doorstep. Parking nearby was easy. Nothing was too much trouble for the owner.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0May 2018

  • "I was travelling to Morpeth for work purposes and found there was a lack of quality accommodation being advertised in the area - thank goodness I found this wee gem."

    The cottage was exactly what I was looking for, cosy and comfortable with a well kitted out kitchen making self catering a breeze! Despite being in the town centre it was really quiet at night and the parking permits provided by the owner meant I had no issues with parking. I'd absolutely recommend this cottage and will book again when I'm next in the Morpeth area.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Apr 2018

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x triple bunk, 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twins on request)
  • Bathroom with a shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with electric fire.
  • Gas central heating, electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Public parking nearby
  • Courtyard with furniture
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 minute walk, café next door
  • Note: Triple bunk is for flexibility making property suitable for 4 adults or 3 adults and 2 kids. Please note: This property can be booked along with Property Ref 958769 4 Wheatsheaf Yard that also sleeps 4. Please note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100.00 Please note: This property has a pet supplement charge of £25.00

The property

This old terraced cottage rests in the heart of the well-appointed market town of Morpeth in Northumberland.

With first-class facilities and some astounding natural beauty nearby, this is the perfect location for a family break away.

A stylish and fully-equipped kitchen welcomes you in, lined with cream coloured units and attractive tiling.

This leads you into a contemporary living/diner, complete with an attractive electric fire and a charming family dining table, making this a wonderful spot to kick back and relax with your loved ones.

A stunning charcoal grey staircase brings you to the first floor, where you will discover two beautiful, smartly finished bedrooms, including a stylish king-size zip/ink and a triple bunk room perfect for families with young children.

An immaculate family bathroom completes this divine accommodation with a touch of class.

Before yet another fun-packed day begins, take a moment to sit out on the lovely courtyard and enjoy your morning coffee, or perhaps treat yourself to one from the Weatsheaf Coffee Shop just next door.

The quality amenities of Morpeth sit just a stone's throw away, along with its charming buildings and Chantry Bagpipe Museum.

Nearby there is much to see and do; the Northumberland Coast AONB and Northumberland National Park are both easily reachable and are both magnificent for walking, cycling and just simply admiring sublime natural beauty.

For something different, the thriving city of Newcastle offers elite shopping facilities.

Make your break one to remember with a stay at this wonderful Morpeth cottage.

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

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About the location


  • Newcastle 14 miles
  • Alnwick 19 miles

The lovely market town of Morpeth is situated centrally in Northumberland and is an ideal base from which to reach the coast or countryside. Offering the remains of an historic castle, lovely parks, riverside walks, ancient architecture and churches and an old chantry with a bagpipe museum, Morpeth is also ideal for visiting surrounding attractions such as Druridge Bay to the east, with miles of golden sands, the vibrant city of Newcastle to the south, Alnwick to the north, with its castle and gardens and the National Trust's Wallington Hall to the west. There is also access to the Simonside and Cheviot Hills, with good walking amidst beautiful countryside.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter