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Wordsworth Cottage West

Longframlington, Northumberland (Ref. 1018579)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved staying in Longframlington."

    We felt very welcomed and it was also a perfect location to base ourselves to explore Northumberland.

    So pleased you enjoyed your stay Emma! Hope you took home great memories of Northumberland. Property Owner

    Reviewed by EmmaAug 2022

  • "Thank you Pam for a lovely cottage."

    My husband and I had a wonderful and rested stay. The cottage facilities were excellent. Having good local shops was a real plus point. I even went to the hairdressers, just three doors away. Everyone in the village including the local bus drivers were very friendly. Sarah and Barry Wilkinson.

    I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay - and obviously settled in to the village well - so much fun exploring on holiday isn't it! Thank you for being lovely guests! Property Owner

    Reviewed by BarryAug 2022

  • "High quality throughout, very well furnished and with high qualilty crockery and cutlery."

    The owner obviously takes great pride in offering hands on service. The cottage is set in a lovely friendly village convenient for all major places of interest. WONDERFUL and thank you

    Thank you too! I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay, and glad you found the village and Northumberland welcoming! Property Owner

    Reviewed by DerekJul 2022

  • "Lovely cottage,the owner texted to let us know that we could go in earlier than stated which was helpful ."

    The cottage was nice and clean with all that we needed for our stay. A great time was had , would recommend the cottage and the area as it’s a good location for getting around. The owner really helpful and obviously loves where she lives ,suggested a visit to Low Newton …. Beautiful! Now we recommend it too

    Glad you had such a good holiday Jane! Hope you'll be back to see the rest of our beautiful county! Property Owner

    Reviewed by JaneJun 2022

  • "Lovely house, very good village to stay in."

    Easy to tour from

    Thanks Thomasin - much appreciated. Pleased you had a good stay! Property Owner

    Reviewed by ThomasinJun 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay, everything was great."

    The Cottage was so comfortable with everything you could possibly need and a lot you didn't realise you needed. The handy village shops are very high quality. The location is central for a lot of the tourist activities this wonderful county has to offer. Thoroughly recommended!

    Thank you so much for your positive comments! I'm very pleased that you liked the cottage and the village, and enjoyed exploring Northumberland. There's a lot more to see - come back soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by ChristineJun 2022

  • "The cottage is lovely with everything you need."

    The master bedroom is spacious and soft bed. Everything you need for a comfy stay and Pam was very communicative to answer any questions. Loved Longframlington and the handy bakery/cafe. No where seemed too far away to get too.

    So pleased you had a good stay, Linda! I hope you saw all you wanted, but come up North again soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by LindaMay 2022

  • "In perfect location cottage very high standard extremely comfortable and cosy ..."

    In perfect location cottage very high standard extremely comfortable and cosy with perfect attention to detail and made to feel welcome with treats and essentials when we arrive village is a busy community with excellent pub food and cafe

    Thank you so much, no wonder you keep coming back! Always a pleasure to have you to stay and I'm glad you enjoy the village and your breaks in Northumberland. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JamesMay 2022

  • "Lovely cosy cottage."

    A perfect location from which to explore the area. A well-stocked corner shop and friendly pub close by.

    Thanks for your lovely feedback - I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay! Property Owner

    Reviewed by KatharineApr 2022

  • "A lovely cosy cottage, with everything you need for a restful week away."

    The log burner was wonderful to be able to put your feet up in front of in the evening, after a day exploring the area. The Welcome pack was much appreciated and Pam, the host, really cares that you have a good time. There is plenty to do. We did a lovely walk into Rothbury via the Anglers Arms and caught the bus back, also went to Amble by bus to have a fish platter at the Boat House. Drove to kielder water, Wallington Hall and Bamburgh Castle too. Longframlington has 2 pubs and a lovely bakery and tearoom along with a handy corner shop so the cottage is in a brilliant location. Although no allocated parking, we had no problems with parking outside the cottage during our stay and the bus stops in front of the church, which is next door.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback, Sonia, which I very much appreciate. I do indeed wish for visitors to enjoy being at the cottage and exploring Northumberland as much as I do, and I'm sure your detailed comments will help! Property Owner

    Reviewed by SoniaApr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, loved our stay, would reccomend."

    Thanks a lot Zoe - so pleased you enjoyed your stay! Pam Property Owner

    Reviewed by ZoeMar 2022

  • "A great little place."

    As described on the Sykes sight.

    Reviewed by TinaDec 2021

  • "Lovely cosy cottage to stay in."

    We had a lovely basket of goodies and a bottle of mulled wine waiting when we arrived. We can`t thank Pam enough for accomodating us at such short notice. A lovely charming cosy cottage and locals very friendly x

    Reviewed by FrancesNov 2021

  • "Fabulous cottage."

    Space, comfort, massive fire, central. Loved it and will return

    Reviewed by KarenNov 2021

  • "We have stayed several times here it gets better each time using wood burner adds to comfort"

    Reviewed by JamesOct 2021

  • "Lovely comfy cottage, well equipped and situated for exploring the beautiful Northumbrian coast and countryside."

    Reviewed by MargaretOct 2021

  • "The cottage is very convenient for the centre of the village."

    The residents of Longframlington are courteous and welcoming. We had no problems with parking even though the cottage did not have a designated parking space.. The cottage was warm, comfortable and spacious. We felt at home throughout our stay and would definitely recommend it.

    Reviewed by MSep 2021

  • "Our third visit to this lovely cottage."

    Very warm and cosy with a big wood burner. Great location and good communication from the owner.

    Reviewed by LyndseyAug 2021

  • "Lovely house , very convenient for touring the area ."

    Well equipped for a comfortable stay . Hosts were wonderful and provided all home comforts . Would be helpful to be more specific in the directions for arrival (Just need to add the house is a couple of doors away from the village shop or next to the church) as we had to drive up and down a few times to see it .

    Reviewed by KathyAug 2021

  • "The house smelt damp and musty."

    The crockery smelt musty because the kitchen cupboards smelt musty. This was even though the housekeeper/cleaner had left all the windows open. There was a washing machine (and pegs!) but no washing line or clothes airer to put wet washing on. We found silverfish crawling on the bedroom walls. It was a bit cluttered with too much furniture. The location was okay and the bed was comfy though.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry you had a few issues whilst away if you had brought any problems to our attention the owner would have been round straight away to rectify these issues.There is a retractable washing line outside, sorry you missed it, I have also purchased a clothes airer based on your comment.There is background heating in the cottage so it is warm and dry and the mustiness was due to a drain issue which has been sorted.We are pleased you found the bed comfy and enjoyed the location Property Owner

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2021

  • "The cottage was lovely, comfortable and homey with a well equipped kitchen and a beautiful master bedroom."

    However, it needed a bit of TLC, such as making sure the washing machine was in good working order (it wasn't) and that the key to the back door worked (it didn't). In their defense, the owners were very responsive to the small problems that cropped up and also went to the trouble of mailing on bits and pieces that we'd left in a dresser drawer. Overall a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by PhyllisJul 2021

  • "One of the best holiday cottages we’ve stayed at."

    The welcome pack was a bonus we weren’t expecting and had everything we needed for our first few hours before finding the local shop, which is worthy of mention as it stocks most things and is only a few doors from the cottage. Longframlington is a great explore the local area.

    Reviewed by KimJul 2021

  • "Great location in the village."

    Close to lots of attractions and walks.

    Reviewed by JanetJun 2021

  • "On the website it does not mention parking for cars."

    At this property parking was on a very busy road outside the house. This meant that at times it was impossible to park as there was a shop and hairdressers next door and inconsiderate people parked there. Also it was used for parking for someone who worked in the pub across the road junction. This person would park all day. The parking was dangerous because of the large number of cars, lorries and buses that passed. If we had known that parking was on a busy main road we would not have booked this particular property. The information on the website was misleading by omitting this piece of information.

    Reviewed by JamesJun 2021

  • "Lovely cottage with everything you need for a great stay."

    A real home from home. A lovely location within walking distance of the corner shop, 2 pubs and The Running Fox. Bus to Morpeth stops just up the road from cottage. Will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by JoanneMay 2021

  • "The comfort and homeliness of the cottage was lovely and the extra touches, soft throws, lots of logs for the fire, cheesy baguette and milk etc on arrival were extremely welcome."

    Bus stop, shop and local village pubs were all only a few yards away. First class accommodation, thank you.

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2021

  • "A great cottage with everything you could need."

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2020

  • "The cottage was extreemly well equiped and in an ideal location for coast, Craigside, walking, and Hadrians wall."

    Several good pub/restaurents within 10 miles, 2 in the village. An excellent place to stay.

    Reviewed by MichaelOct 2020

  • "Wordsworth Cottage is the perfect base for a Northumberland holiday."

    Good for the coast, national parks, castles and Scotland. The cottage is spacious, has everything you could possibly need and the big wood burner is great on these colder autumn nights. Staff at The Village Inn at the bottom of the road are very welcoming and the food is superb. We would recommend this cottage to anyone wanting to visit the area, and commend the cleaning crew for their attention to detail during the Covid pandemic.

    Reviewed by RuthSep 2020

  • "Very nice Cottage in pleasant village."

    Very comfortable and fully equipped. Comfy Bed. We had a very enjoyable time.

    Reviewed by AnthonySep 2020

  • "Really lovely cottage."

    Cosy and comfortable with a well-equipped kitchen and great log-burner. Lots of attention to detail from the owner. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by LyndseyAug 2020

  • "Excellent well equipped cottage in good location for visiting both the coast and Northumberland AONB."

    Weather was a little grim while we were there but the cottage was very cosy and the log burner kept us warm. Two good pubs within easy walking distance. Street parking only but plenty of spaces albeit not always directly in front of cottage.

    Reviewed by AnthonyFeb 2020

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with electric fire and 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating
  • Woodburning stove and electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, coffee maker, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Secure shelter for bikes available
  • TV with Freeview and Netflix and a selection of books, DVDs and CDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Not suitable for children under 10
  • Village shop, tearoom, restaurant, family butcher and pub within 0.1 miles

The property

Located next to the ancient church in the small, but busy and friendly village of Longframlington, this traditional end-terrace cottage presents you with a marvellous base for exploring the sights of Northumberland with your loved ones.

Offering accommodation for a small family, this modest dwelling presents an aura of a traditional cottage with its features boasting original character and charm.

As you enter the property you will be greeted by a charming sitting room on your right, with a selection of comfortable seating settled around the woodburning stove, choose to relax with a book selected from the bookcase or gather with your loved ones for an evening quality time together.

To the back of the property is a contemporary styled kitchen, with hues of cream and green and a dining room table taking centre stage in the room, there’s plenty of space to rustle up your family-favourite meals when you’re not exploring the nearby eateries in the village.

Climb the stairs to the first floor where you can find two charming bedrooms, with the master super-king-size bedroom boasting its own electric fire and a spot to enjoy your morning coffee, and a single room perfectly adorned for the younger member of the family, you can be sure that each room offers a stylish and snug spot to rest in between your adventures.

The cottage is situated in an ideal spot for those looking to be within walking distance to an abundance of amenities, including shops, pubs, butchers, cafés and more, there’s plenty to explore in the local area.

The village shop in particular which is only a few doors away, stocks a range of local foods like Craster kippers, Northumbrian cheeses, biscuits, puddings, whisky, gin and beers, with the added benefit of being open nearly all hours!

Choose to venture further afield into Alnwick where you will be greeted by historic wonders, picturesque gardens or even explore other market towns including Morpeth and lovely villages like Rothbury with specialist shops and events.

In easy reach of the National Trust of Cragside, the National Park and the lovely uncrowded Northumberland coast and castles, Wordsworth Cottage West is ideally positioned for exploring all of the hills, walks, rivers, beaches and pretty villages in Northumberland.

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About the location

LONGFRAMLINGTON

Rothbury 5 miles; Alnwick 11 miles.

The village of Longframlington sits at the heart of rural Northumberland, between the Cheviots and the coast and provides great access to a range of great walking opportunities. Brinkburn Priory is a pleasant, short drive away - a restored Augustinian priory in a most lovely setting beside the River Coquet. Just 10 minutes’ drive to the west is the National Trust’s Cragside House and Gardens, whilst the Heritage Coast is just a 15-minute drive to the east, offering miles of clean sandy beaches. The historic town of Alnwick, with its impressive Castle and Garden, lies just 11 miles to the north and is well worth a visit. With the spectacular National Park also within easy reach, this superb base is ideal for exploring Northumberland or taking a relaxing break!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season