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Cheviot Hills

Wooler, Northumberland (Ref. 1080427)


Very good

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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4 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage was beautiful however, due to a power cut 2 hours into our holiday we were without any electric, heating or phone connections for the whole 3 days!"

    !!! We have stayed at this property before, so we are aware that the owner only lives 3-4 minutes away, however they never bothered to check if we were ok. The whole of the village was without power, so they would have been aware. There was no torch or candles left and no wood for the log burner, which would have been the only form of heat we had, the temperature got down to minus 3. All of the food we had taken went off, due to having no electricity, so that was £75 worth of food gone!!! All we had was bread but nothing to put on it, as the butter had gone off!!! We were unable to call the people who had dropped us off to come and collect us, so we had no option but to stay until we were picked up 3 days later. All in all, it was an absolute disgrace and no offer of any kind of recompense!!!

    We are pleased that you think the cottage is beautiful and decided to return for another visit having stayed on a previous occasion. It is indeed very disappointing that storm Arwen caused such a disruption to your weekend break. It is unfortunate that you were unable to locate the welcome pack of logs that we leave for our guests or the torches that are available within the property. At least Neil was able to respond quickly to your request by phone for more logs and candles and in fact was was out in the worst of the weather chopping the extra logs to ensure a plentiful supply. We were disappointed to read that you felt that no one made contact with you to check that you were ok as attempts were made to speak to you by phone and text, but as you said phone signals were a problem. With this in mind Neil did call to the property to offer any further assistance but he found it difficult to locate you. This has been a stressful and challenging time for everyone in Wooler and we are sorry if the situation that everyone found themselves may have affected you. Best wishes, The Owners of Cheviot Hills. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JenniferNov 2021

  • "Lovely home, lovely touches like logs for the fire and welcome pack."

    Comfy beds super views from the roof terrace.

    Reviewed by LellaNov 2021

  • "A last minute booking and what a gem Spacious and comfortable."

    Space for parking and dog friendly. Walking distance to Wooler high street with a well stocked Co-op and wonderful local shops and dog friendly pubs Italian restaurant close by with great reviews ( would have loved to have tried but not dog friendly) Close drives to the Northumberland coast. Loved the wood burner and the roof terrace was wonderful complete with BBQ. Plenty of space for 8 guests as advertised. Didn't want to leave but we'll be back in the summer to enjoy the roof terrace and those amazing views Loved to hear the church clock ringing the time on the hour ( not too loud to disturb you). Just loved it and thanks

    Reviewed by SotiriosOct 2021

  • "Had a lovely weekend break with the girls at Cheviot Hills, everything was as described."

    Lounge was lovely and comfortable with plenty of seating to accommodate everyone. Bedrooms well laid out had everything we needed and very restful. Outside terrace was real bonus to enjoy some sunshine and do a bit of star gazing. Will definitely recommend to others and consider coming back in future.

    Reviewed by EvelynOct 2021

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The property

Cheviot Hills is a well-presented, spacious cottage resting in the centre of the Northumberland market town of Wooler.

Providing snug and tasteful accommodation for up to eight guests, and with Northumberland's finest features at your fingertips, this is an excellent stay for couples, friends and families alike, which uniquely provides reverse-level accommodation.

All bedrooms are attractively finished and two benefit from en-suite shower rooms, two are king-size and one super king which comes with its own living area.

The forth room is a twin and conveniently offers the option of a super king-size bed completing the ground floor accommodation.

On the first floor, discover the stylish kitchen which comes fully-equipped with all of the necessary appliances and plenty of homely touches to make you feel welcome throughout your stay.

When you're not out exploring the divine coastline and countryside on offer, gather the group in the heart-warming sitting room dominated by a glorious woodburning stove for those cooler evenings and hosting a selection of books, games and DVDs to provide endless hours of fun.

This floor also offers a light and airy dining room and a pristine all-white bathroom, should you want to treat yourself to a bubble bath.

From here you have access to a simply breath-taking roof terrace, where you can sit out and soak up the sun with a delicious barbecue and the most lovely views of the Cheviot Hills.

The property is surrounded by the excellent amenities of Wooler, with this market town described at 'The Gateway to the Cheviots', with the Northumberland National Park very close by, making it an ideal spot for walkers.

The Northumberland Coast AONB is also accessible and makes for an adventurous day out for all ages and abilities.

Just a short drive or long and relaxing walk will take you to Humbleton Hill, a fantastic viewpoint worthy of the climb, boasting serene views over the surrounding countryside and out over to the coast.

Nearby are the fabulous towns of Alnwick and Berwick-upon-Tweed, both offering a good selection of shops, pubs, restaurants and café to keep you fuelled while you explore.

The bustling town of Alnwick is known for its striking castle and picturesque gardens, ideal for a relaxing day out.

Berwick-upon-Tweed also has its own ancient castle, along with a delightful museum and art gallery if you are looking to embrace the local culture on your holiday.

Closer to the cottage, you can give the chef of the group a break from cooking and head out to one of many restaurants offering a range of cuisines such as Milan Restaurant for Italian, and The Anchor Inn for traditional pub grub.

Treat yourself and your loved ones to a retreat to Cheviot Hills.


  • Reverse-level
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x ground-floor king-size (one with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC), 1 x ground-floor twin (zip/link can be super-king-size on request)
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • First floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor kitchen
  • Utility
  • First-floor dining room
  • First-floor sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, Fire stick, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for 1 car, with additional roadside parking available.There is a free long stay car park at the end of the high street, a short walk from the property
  • Roof terrace with furniture and gas BBQ
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm and check-out by 10am
  • Note: Hot Tub is being installed March 2022 and will be available from the 18th March.

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About the location


Berwick-upon-Tweed 16 miles; Bamburgh 15 miles; Alnwick 18 miles.

Wooler is a delightful, historic market town on the banks of the River Till, one of the tributaries of the Tweed, nestling in the foothills of the Cheviots which form part of the Pennine Way. Known locally as 'The Gateway to The Cheviots', Wooler has a selection of hotels and eating places and offers a magnificent location for exploring the whole of Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. Situated on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, Wooler is just a short drive away from the historic town of Alnwick with its famous Castle and Gardens, and the well preserved Garrison town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Chillingham Castle with its ancient herd of wild white cattle and Coldstream, just over the Scottish border, are also a short drive away.

Region Information

Hot Tub is being installed March 2022 this will be available for 18th March 2022 prices do reflect this.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

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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