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Flodden Edge Farm Cottage

Flodden near Milfield, Northumberland (Ref. 1076668)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "My son and I arrived at Flodden edge farm cottage on the 27th of November 2021."

    The owner showed us inside, It was freezing with an antiquated system for heating and hot water involving getting buckets of coal every 2 hours from outside and building a big fire. It was like something from the 1970s. The place was not clean and the bathroom was a joke with a very old shower and a disabled seat on the wall. It is so BAD we have left after 2 nights. Worst place I've ever stayed in.

    What a shame we had to discover you'd left only by reading this. You left without even locking the door and returning the key, nor did you inform Sykes. We met you a couple of miles away, because you didn't have directions and took you straight to the cottage. When we tried to talk through what you may need to know about the property, you said you didn't need to know anything and your son would figure things out. Your attention was then drawn to the laminate welcome pack. The next morning your son asked about the central heating and it turned out he'd not read the welcome pack with instructions and hadn't switched the heating pump or the hot water on. We offered to show him but yet again you were insistent he would figure it put. We said he'd not used the night grate nor filled it up with fuel and if he had any problem I'd come and show him. There are also 2 large night storage heaters that are permanently on. Our cottage is advertised as suitable for those with mobility issues and it has a purpose designed accessible shower and approved fold up seat for those may need it. the property was all cleaned and ready for your arrival. If you'd read our visitor's book you would have seen all comments are very positive. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MarkNov 2021

The property

Etal 5.2 miles.

Located on a quiet country lane amongst the Cheviot foothills is this stone-built detached bungalow, Flodden Edge Farm Cottage.

Highly recommended if you are looking for a rural retreat, with ample countryside walks from your doorstep.

The property rests on a farm specialising in Horse Riding and Carriage Driving and is a charming setting for your holiday and the perfect base for outdoor-loving people.

This traditional 18th century dwelling can be found via a quiet country lane.

Once at the property park up in the ample off-road parking at the side of the property, before marvelling at your peaceful surroundings in the Cheviot foothills.

The property boasts cheery yellow colours throughout to make you feel at home during your stay.

The light, well equipped south facing cottage is suitable for all guests including those with limited mobility, wheelchair ramps are available on request.

Make your way into the living/dining room to cosy up on its plush seating as you light the toasty solid fuel fire and pop your favourite DVD on for everyone to watch together.

After an evening of entertainment in the living/dining room, continue through to the country kitchen to begin preparing dinner; the lovely space boasts all the appliances you need, including a dishwasher and washing machine!

When the designated chef has made a tasty meal, enjoy it at the close-by dining table as you discuss your plans for your Northumberland escapades.

As the day comes to an end, rest your head in two well-presented bedrooms.

One is an appealing king-size room and the other is a twin; both rooms provide ample storage and hairdryers.

Get ready for the day in the shower room and freshen up in the convenient walk-in cubicle.

The enclosed garden is perfect for dogs with a lawn for your furry friends to stretch their legs and there’s a barbecue where you can have grilled delights and reminisce about the fantastic time you're having.

This is an ideal base for exploring Northumberland’s natural landscape and places of historical significance.

The last great battle between the English and Scots took place at Flodden Field on 9th September 1513 and the army of King James IV (the last King to die in battle) set camp on land occupied by Flodden Edge.

Legacy of the border conflicts are the many castles in the area, notably Norham, Etal, Ford, Floors, Berwick, Twizel, Bamburgh, Lindisfarne, Alnwick & others.

The nearest shops and pubs are 3 miles away, and fishing and gliding is available nearby.

Head into Etal to explore the remains of Etal Castle and the glorious Etal Manor, before finishing the day off with a bite to eat from the charming local tearoom or a pint at The Black Bull.

Venture towards its partnering village of Ford and stop at the intriguing Heatherslaw Cornmill and Light Railway along the way; when you have arrived in Ford, either by walking or riding the railway, be sure to explore the historic Lady Waterford Hall with its magnificent artwork, along with the grounds of Ford Castle, before hiking to discover the idyllic Roughtin Linn Waterfall.

Travel north to the coastal town of Berwick-on-Tweed.

A fabulous outing with its extensive Elizabethan bastioned town walls to traverse and the fascinating Barracks and Main Guard army museum to tour; after exploring the attractions, why not embark on a boat trip along the coast or through the estuary where dolphins and seals are commonly seen.

Berwick also plays host to a fantastic beach where you can relish a well-deserved rest, before enjoying a game of putting at the fantastic beachfront golf course!

Make your way into the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for a day out in Bamburgh and visit Bamburgh Castle and its beach, before venturing to Seahouses where you can board a boat to the mystical Farne Islands to see puffins other sea birds and seals.

There are so many more attractions and wonders to see in Northumberland, the vast Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve isn't far, nor is the extensive Northumberland National Park.

For a delightful break with your loved ones, choose Flodden Edge Farm Cottage.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in wheel chair accessible shower including a seat, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with solid fuel fire and sofa bed
  • Solid fuel central heating with electric storage heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine and dishwasher
  • TV, DVD player, CD player, Radio and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed wrap-around garden with lawn, patio, bike storage, barbecue and furniture
  • 2 well behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.3 miles, pub 2.3 miles
  • Note: There is a ramp that can be added to access the front door for those with limited mobility

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About the location


Cornhill-on-Tweed 7 miles; Berwick-upon-Tweed 14.5 miles.

The small, peaceful village of Milfield rests at the foot of the Cheviot Hills and amongst the vast, agriculturally rich Milfield plain. The village of Millfield is rich in history, as its plain is not only part of the prehistoric Lake of Glendale, but is also where
one of the battles between English and Scots took place. Visitors of Milfield can enjoy a tasty breakfast in Cafe Maelmin or
a pint in the 18th century Coaching Inn of the Red Lion. Explore Etal Castle or Norham Castle. Resting perfectly between the vast Northumberland National Park, where ample outdoor activities await, and the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; providing holidaymakers with the best of both worlds during their stay. The settlements of Alnwick and Bamburgh
aren't far and both make for fabulous outings for all the family, where intriguing attractions can be found

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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