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Ravens Heugh

(Ref. 1101497)

Thropton near Rothbury, Northumberland Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

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

Reviews & Ratings

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Facilities and Maintenance
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  • lovely (9)
  • garden (7)
  • everything (6)
  • good (6)
  • house (6)
  • summer (5)

11 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely rustic cottage which is very cosy and comfortable."

    We were moved to this cottage after a problem with a cottage we had booked. Tahir and Deborah got the cottage ready for us at short notice which was so good of them. Then left wine and chocolates for us to enjoy can not thank them enough. Lovely bath and shower and very comfortable beds, there is everything you need for a perfect holiday. There is a lovely summer house and big garden too.

    Reviewed by Lynne5.0Dec 2023

  • "The only downside to the property was that the garden wasn't enclosed and this meant our dog was unable to be let out without being on the lead as the property is close to a fairly busy road."

    Apart from this everything was great and it is a lovely property to stay in.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Sep 2023

  • "Lovely little cottage and good base to travel- good hint, don’t worry about ..."

    Lovely little cottage and good base to travel- good hint, don’t worry about shopping as local Spar is brilliant good butcher and has everything you want and only 5 mins away- no mobile signal etc so much sure you read instructions before you leave as had to go to pub to find it

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jul 2023

  • "Wonderful time, first visit to beautiful Northumberland."

    Thropton village exquisite with fantastic The Three Wheat Heads pub great food and friendly welcome. The cottage had everything we needed . Garden and summer house a bonus had lovely evenings to sit out. Will certainly return to see more of the county and return to Ravens Heugh.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely property, spent most of our time in the summer house."

    Great location with all the essential amenities in the village

    Reviewed by Lorna5.0May 2023

  • "Good size accommodation centrally situated for enjoying the coast, castles, towns and villages of Northumberland."

    Local facilities in Thropton include garage with Spar shop, and decent village pub. The accommodation itself was comfortable, could have benefited from better cleaning in the kitchen and utility room (oven and washing machine in particular). The central heating was not working, but provision of electric radiators helped on ground floor. Weak but useable shower. Nice garden, but not secure (for visiting dogs).

    In response to your feedback, we have checked the central heating system, and everything is working as it should. We are sorry that you experienced a problem; the thermostat, when the dial is turned, requires a light pressure in order for it to activate. We can only assume that this is why the radiators did not respond. Ensuring that our guests are warm and comfortable is our utmost priority. Very best wishes Property Owner

    Reviewed by Graeme3.4Apr 2023

  • "Thanks for a great stay in your lovely house."

    It had everything we needed and was in a wonderful location for exploring Northumberland.

    Reviewed by Morag4.7Apr 2023

  • "Much more spacious than pictures suggest Good beds Well equipped ..."

    Much more spacious than pictures suggest Good beds Well equipped kitchen Old fashioned oil heating (but it worked well in combination with supplier electric heaters), warm shower weak Maintenance a bit behind Friendly and flexible owners

    Reviewed by Paul4.4Dec 2022

  • "A warm welcome awaits you at Ravens Heugh."

    A spacious and well equipped cottage. Good social space, large kitchen and separate utility and the biggest fridge/ freezer you would ever need!! Lovely garden and summerhouse which would have been well used had our visit not been in late October! Great location, ideally situated to explore the coast, countryside, castles and Cragside! Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Oct 2022

  • "Lovely property."

    Well situated to explore North Northumberland. Comfortable beds and good facilities - dishwasher, and laundry equipment if needed. Big garden with seating and summer house. Would benefit from provision of more kitchen/ cooking items, eg oven to table dishes.

    Reviewed by Barbara4.7Oct 2022

  • "Our first away from home since before covid, and lived up to all our expectations."

    Lovely, thoughtful touches left by Deborah and Tahir which were much appreciated. Extremely comfortable beds, crucial to us both (we have sleep difficulties). Everything we could wish for inside the house and outside in the summer house and garden. The village is very pretty, with extremely friendly and helpful residents. We live in a beautiful but very hilly part of Cumbria, however the many walks from Thropton were just as beautiful, but not so hilly! We will return!

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Aug 2022

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms, 2 x king-size and 1 x double, one of which being on the ground-floor
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower
  • Ground-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Summerhouse
  • Central heating
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV, WiFi, piano
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking available
  • Rear garden with lawn, patio with outdoor seating, summerhouse, climbing frame and children's play area
  • Sorry no smoking
  • One well behave dog accepted
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles
  • Supermarket nearby offers a petrol station and EV charging facilities
  • Please note: This property only accepts bookings for a minimum of 3 nights

The property

Rothbury 2 miles.

Perched in the idyllic village of Thropton, Northumberland, is this delightful three-bedroom cottage, Ravens Heugh.

Enjoying a superb location on the outskirts of the Northumberland National Park, Ravens Heugh is a wonderful choice for couples or familes.

Step into your new home from home, where you will find an inviting sitting room with piano, plush seating and a TV, where you can curl up and escape with your favourite book.

Rustle up tasty dishes in the well-equipped kitchen/diner, ready to enjoy at the dining table for four as you recount the days adventures.

After dinner, why not explore the large rear garden with summerhouse?

Completing the ground floor is a king-size bedroom, a utility and WC for your convenience.

Follow the stairs up to the first floor, where you will find a bathroom and a shower room, so you can choose how best to freshen up after a day of adventure.

When sleep calls, two well-presented king-size bedrooms await, each with plenty of storage.

Explore the local village, where you can treat your loved ones to a well-deserved meal at the Cross Keys Inn, or The Three Wheat Heads Inn, perfect for when you don’t fancy cooking!

For a wider selection of amenities, head into Rothbury, where you can test out your swing at the excellent golf club, dine at The Queens Head, stock up on essentials at the convenience house, visit the esteemed National Trust site of Cragside, with vast formal gardens, bunkhouse and Power House.

For excellent walking and cycling opportunities, venture into the Northumberland National Park, where you can soak up the views from the Simonside Hills, hike through Billsmoor Park and Grasslees Wood or mae your way over to Kielder Water.

Further afield, you will find Alnwick, home to the famous Alnwick Castle which featured in the Harry Potter film series, the Baliffgate Museum and the Aln Valley Railway.

Your Northumberland adventure begins at Ravens Heugh.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1101632, together sleeping up to 11 guests.

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About the location

ROTHBURY

Alnwick 11.8 miles; Alnmouth 16.1 miles; Morpeth 17.3 miles.

The capital of Coquetdale, Rothbury lies on the north bank of the famous salmon and trout river, the Coquet, and is dominated by the heather clad Simonside Hills. It is an attractive, small market town and its proximity to Northumberland’s National Park ensures excellent local walking. Stone houses, typical of the region, line the town’s steep main streets and there is a good range of shops on offer. With a golf course, public tennis courts and cycle hire close by and a variety of great houses and gardens to explore, including Cragside, Alnwick Castle (home of the Duke of Northumberland), Wallington Hall and a host of famous castles, this great location has plenty to offer. Hadrian’s Wall, Kielder Reservoir and Forest and the sandy beaches and dunes of the coast are also within easy driving distance.

Please note: This property only accepts bookings for a minimum of 3 nights.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas