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Park Cottage

Morpeth, Northumberland

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A spacious cottage which has its own grand dining room, formal sitting room with open fire and a kitchen/dining room. Furnished in traditional Victorian style, this south-facing cottage enjoys the sun and has splendid views over the historic parkland to the Coquet Valley and the Simonside Hills beyond. Park cottage is situated in the most southerly part of the Cragside Estate and guests have easy access to the formal gardens and hilly woodland.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
entrance hall, ground floor bedroom (1 double with 5' bed), cloakroom, lobby, bathroom with traditional cast iron bath and shower cubicle, large sitting room with open fire, dining room, kitchen/diner, inner hall with stairs.
First floor
two bedrooms (1 twin and 1 double with 5' bed) in the eaves, bathroom with shower over bath.
Visitor notes

Heating: Gas central heating included.

Garden: There is an open lawn area shared with Garden Cottage.

Parking: Parking space directly outside cottage.

Guests have access to the grounds except in extreme weather conditions and/or when forestry operations or maintenance are taking place in certain areas.

Utilities:Laundry room to the rear, also for use by Garden Cottage guests.

Accessibility: The large double-bedroom and bathroom with roll top bath are on the ground floor joined by a lobby, but the cottage may not be suitable for wheelchair users.

Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free entry to Cragside house, gardens and estate.

Cottage details
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Let starts
Saturday
Min stay
2
Dogs allowed
No
Cottage ref
017006
Acorn rating What's this?
4
Features
  • Open fire / stove
  • Pub nearby
  • Garden appeal
Facilities
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Shared tumble dryer
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
Accessibility
  • Accessible for ambulant disabled people
  • If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0844 335 1287

Nearby

Things to see and do nearby

Yorkshire & North East England
Visitors walking to Lindisfarne Castle, Northumberland © Arnhel de Serra

In England's spectacular North East, Yorkshire and Northumberland are both counties that offer something for everyone. Yorkshire is world renowned for the beauty of its countryside and its scenery, reaching from the Dales in the west to the Moors in the east. There are also historic towns and cities, a spectacular coastline, much of which is in the care of the Trust, and some of the most magnificent historic houses in the country. The cathedral city of York, where the Trust has two holiday apartments, has a huge variety on offer to visitors - from magnificent York Minster to the medieval Shambles, an area steeped in history and now rich in gift and antique shops alongside fashionable boutiques. Northumberland too abounds in magnificent scenery with wide open stretches of moorland and a long and dramatic coastline. Steeped in history, protecting the border with Scotland since the days when Hadrian's army built the famous Wall, the county also has a wonderful collection of historic houses and castles including Cragside, Wallington and Lindisfarne, all of which are in the care of the Trust. The Trust now has cottages close to Hadrian's Wall itself and in many other spectacular locations including Alnwick and Fountains Abbey, a World Heritage Site.

Northumberland
People walking at Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland. © Joe Cornish

Long ago, Northumbria was a land at the very edge of a great empire. And even today, the wind sweeping across the hills still seems to carry the distant sounds of Roman legions marching along Hadrian\'s Wall. The scenery is as unspoilt as it was in those far-off times: it will certainly appeal to those wanting to discover high and lonely places and untouched beaches. The National Trust owns a range of historic buildings in the area including Lindisfarne Castle, Wallington, Cragside and the shore- based Souter lighthouse.

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Attractions
  • Alnwick castle
  • Alnwick Garden
  • Newcastle
  • Northumberland National Park
Activities
  • Horse riding
  • Shopping
  • Walking
National Trust places to visit
Cragside
Cragside Extraordinary Victorian house, gardens and estate -- the wonder of its age
Wallington
Wallington Magnificent mansion with fine interiors and collections, set in an extensive garden and parkland
Dunstanburgh Castle
Dunstanburgh Castle Massive ruined castle in an impressive coastal setting
George Stephenson's Birthplace
George Stephenson's Birthplace Birthplace of the world-famous railway engineer
Farne Islands
Farne Islands Rocky islands, habitat for seals and many species of seabird
Cherryburn
Cherryburn Cottage and farmhouse, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick

Visitor comments

Comments from past visitors

  • Angela Dickins
    • February 2013
    • Yorkshire
    Perfect for a Family

    Wonderful spacious house perfect for a family of 6. Beautifully presented and cared for. Can't wait to return.

  • Susan Chesters
    Park Cottage is so spacious

    Park Cottage is so spacious and perfect for 3 generations, with plenty for all ages including the wonderful play area. We all enjoyed our 2nd stay here and will be back.

  • Jo Millward
    Fabulous cottage

    Excellent- Fabulous cottage- very spacious- would recommend!

  • Mr & Mrs Ramsden
    Wonderfully relaxing week

    Wonderfully relaxing week in luxurious accommodation

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  • Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)

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  • A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
  • Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0844 335 1287 or email cottages@nationaltrust.org.uk to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
  • As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.

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