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“Wonderful cottage, makes for a relaxing holiday.”
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Beautiful Riverside Cottage opposite The Running Fox Cafe and near the Northumberland Arms pub
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Beautiful Riverside Cottage opposite The Running Fox Cafe and near the Northumberland Arms pub
The stylish living room has original cast iron open fire, window shutters, LCD TV and DVD The stylish living room has original cast iron open fire, window shutters, LCD TV and DVD
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Beautiful Riverside Cottage opposite The Running Fox Cafe and near the Northumberland Arms pub
The stylish living room has original cast iron open fire, window shutters, LCD TV and DVD
The stylish living room has original cast iron open fire, window shutters, LCD TV and DVD
The dining room seats four and has an original bread oven feature
Riverside Cottage's Dining Room Comfortably seats four people and has a feature bread oven fireplace
The kitchen has top of the range appliances, family size dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer
KitcheThe kitchen has top of the range appliances, family size dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dr
The Master Bedroom has window seats and lovely views over the river
A glimpse of the Master Bedroom
The second bedroom is a twin with original fireplace, built in wardrobe and chest of drawers
Twin BedrooThe second bedroom is a twin with original fireplace, built in wardrobe and chest of draw
Riverside Cottage's modern Bathroom
Riverside Cottage's fireplace with original oil painting
Riverside Cottage's beautiful cast iron open fireplace
Herb Boxes underneath the Kitchen window
The Outside Seating space is a sun trap in the summer.
Riverside Cottage has a beautiful location right by the river Coquet in a friendly Village.
The old Bridge in front of the Cottage is always full of colour and a beautiful spot
Views from the bridge in front of the Cottage are gorgeous. The perfect spot for fishing as well!
The amazing Running Fox Cafe opposite has an outdoor seating area so you can take the dogs!
The Running Fox Cafe, a wonderful place to eat while you're at Riverside Cottage. Great breakfasts!
The Northumberland Arms pub is a few seconds walk away, pet friendly bar and a great restaurant!
A Northumberland beach, just a few miles from Riverside Cottage
A walk in the Cheviot Hills, easily accessible from Riverside Cottage
Bamburgh Castle from the beach, one of Northumberland's many stunning Castles
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Alnwick, Northumberland, England

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ian j
Rotherham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Wonderful cottage, makes for a relaxing holiday.”
Reviewed 18 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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person found this review helpful

Very comfortable and well equipped cottage. Fantastic travel guide put together by the owner which makes it easy when planning days out. This a wonderful base for travelling around Northumberland. We always find this part of the country very welcoming, the roads are quiet, wonderful scenery and great beaches to walk on. Thank you once again for great accommodation and hope to be back next year.

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Liked best: relaxing atmosphere
Liked least: taking rubbish to the dump it site
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sandra A
1 review
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“Beautiful cottage in great location”
Reviewed 3 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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Homely cottage, very well appointed. Close to Northumberland Arms which is a lovely pub and opposite the Running Fox Artisan bakery and coffee shop. Close to many sites and not far from the coast. We had a lovely stay and will come again. There is so much to see in the area.

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Cathy B
Lancashire
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3 reviews
“Lovely cittage, great location”
Reviewed 2 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

The cottage was lovely, warm and welcoming and larger than we had expected. The open fire was a good feature for chilly autumn evenings. The kitchen is extremely well equipped. The village is excellent, with a superb bakery/tea rooms and a recently renovated pub which serves good food. It's very handy for the A1 and also places such as Amble, Alnwick and Morpeth. We really enjoyed our stay and would return.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: I'm being picky, but pure cotton bedding and feather pillows!
Travelling group: Young Children
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FamilyHol...
Bristol
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4 reviews
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“First class accommodation”
Reviewed 10 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

One of the best cottages we've stayed in. Welcome box from local 1st class bakery 'The Running Fox' and good pub food at local 'Northumberland arms' Well furnished, very clean and great location for sights of Northumberland. By the road which somewhat surprised us, but not busy.

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Annie9984
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Our home from home”
Reviewed 28 December 2013 for a stay in September 2013

This was our third stay at Riverside Cottage and it feels like your own home rather than a holiday cottage.

Its location is ideal, I love enjoying my morning coffee down by the river under the magical bridges. It is well located for walkers and situated in the ideal spot for touring beautiful Northumberland with its history, castles and beaches.

Over the bridge is the Running Fox that supplies the delicious welcome goodie pack full of their breads, pies and cake of the day. We left the week before the Northumberland Arms re-opened so looking forward to visiting there during our next stay at the cottage.

The cottage is tastefully decorated and immaculately clean, the kitchen is properly equipped and the shower is strong and the water is piping hot.

I definitely recommend everyone to book a relaxing stay at Riverside Cottage.

Darren's directions to the property are brilliant - including actual photographs of the junctions so that you know exactly what to look for.

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Liked best: Its location and cleanliness
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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