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“Lovely cottage in a lovely spot,peaceful and cosy...”
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Linnet Cottage master bedroom with views out to fields
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Linnet Cottage master bedroom with views out to fields
Linnet Cottage with views out to organic farm land where you can see hares, sika deer and swallows. Sunfilled sitting-room, light and cosy
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27 reviews
Linnet Cottage master bedroom with views out to fields
Linnet Cottage with views out to organic farm land where you can see hares, sika deer and swallows.
Sunfilled sitting-room, light and cosy
Kitchen with a pint of milk in the fridge and fresh organic free range eggs for breakfast
Kitchen table with fresh flowers from the garden
Power shower, local organic handsoap and luxury slate floor
Enclosed south facing garden looking out to open fields, barbeque available and peace perfect peace
Field of organic oats in front of Linnet Cottage
Unspoilt and deserted beaches a short drive away
Peace perfect peace
Cheswick beach only 15 minutes from Thornton
Breakfast in bed watching what's going on in the field, is it a hen or a guineafowl?!
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Our much loved Herdwick sheep
It's all very relaxed at Thornton
Stunning coastline walks to Lindisfarne
Wildlife is very important to us at Thornton, enjoy walks around our field margins
Thornton Farm, a 600 acre organic arable farm
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England

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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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Carol C
Bradford, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Lovely cottage in a lovely spot,peaceful and cosy yet near amenities”
Reviewed 2 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015

I was very cosy and comfortable at Linnet Cottage. A peaceful haven at the end of my days walking St Cuthberts Way. Really comfy bed and the eggs and flowers were very welcoming. A lovely quiet spot but convenient for Berwick. Well equipped with lovely fittings and furnishings. Happy memories.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
3 May 2015
I am so pleased to hear Linnet Cottage was a cosy and comfy base for your walking holiday. Thank you for staying and we very much hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Laura Smales, Thornton Farm Cottages
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tonywoodw...
Thorpe le Soken, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A beautiful oasis”
Reviewed 26 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

This cottage is all one could wish for. A blend of the new and the old.
Cottage design features retained as they should be - high skirting boards and lovely old doors. Laura is absolutely charming and was extremely welcoming.
The rooms are decorated tastefully and the quality of the fixtures and fittings was superb.
Loved the fabulous shower, the quality cutlery and the excellent "feel" of the place.
The bed was like sleeping on a cloud.
Couldn't hear a sound in the evening. This is out of the way (as we like it) but only 10 minutes in the car to civilisation! Would recommend most highly.

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Liked best: The bed
Liked least: Nothing I didn't like!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Management Response
27 Mar 2015
Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I am especially glad to hear you slept well. Very much hope to welcome you back some time. Best wishes, Laura Smales, Thornton Farm Cottages
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annef1104
Musselburgh, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Anne & William - 6-8th Feb 2015”
Reviewed 9 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We have just returned from a weekend away at the lovely Linnet Cottage. We cannot speak highly enough of the accommodation and the lovely Laura who gave us such a lovely welcome.
The cottage is perfcet for 2 and I just loved the decor in the bedroom and the bed itself was so comfortable it was amazing.
Well equipped, very very clean, superb views and a great place to get away from it all.Laura even left eggs, milk and fresh flowers on the table for us. Such a lovely touch. We would not hesitate to recommend this cottage to friends and family.
If you are down this area anytime please give Linnet Cottage a try.

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Liked best: Loved it all.
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Feb 2015
Thank you so much for your lovely review. It has made my day. I am so glad you appreciated our eggs and the roses. We hope we see you again some time and can welcome you back to Thornton. All the best, Laura, Thornton Farm Cottages
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Di A
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great little cottage”
Reviewed 3 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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person found this review helpful

We had a great few days in Linnet Cottage, Laura has created a comfortable and very cosy holiday home. The lovely huge bed, the fluffy white towels and well equipped kitchen meant we were very happy to return after a day exploring the area, settle down with a glass of wine and chill out.
We would definitely recommend this cottage.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
5 Nov 2014
Thank you so much for your review. It is great to receive lovely feedback and I am so pleased you had a wonderful short break. I hope we can welcome you back to Linnet Cottage some time in the future.
Best wishes, Laura Smales
Thornton Farm Cottages
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Jo755
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fabulous Cottage”
Reviewed 25 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
2
people found this review helpful

A beautifully presented and well equipped cottage. There is a luxury feel to the cottage from the big fluffy towels to the top quality kitchen equipment. My partner loves cooking and usually takes pan and knives with him because of the poor quality usually offered in holiday lets but this was unnecessary in Linnet Cottage.
The setting is beautiful and extremely peaceful. Laura manages the cottage very professionally whilst retaining the personal touch.

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Liked best: Luxury feel
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
2 Sep 2014
Thank you so much for your very kind comments. I am especially glad you found the quality of the kitchen utensils and equipment to be of a high standard. It is something we really try to maintain in Linnet Cottage.
We hope you had a safe journey home and very much hope to welcome you back to Thornton some time in the future. Best wishes, Laura Smales
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