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Wanney Cottage

Wanney Cottage, Hexham, Northumberland

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Pricing From: £270.00 - 470.00

Wanney Cottage is a 19th Centurary former quarryman's cottage, which has been sympathatically renovated, retaining its old charm and yet offering all modern facilities. The cottage is reached by a private road, just off the A68. It is situated in a quite location with the village pub in Ridsdale only a 5 minute walk away.

Located at the edge of Northumberland National Park, near to Kielder Water and Forrest, The Hadrian's Wall and Northumerland Heritage Coast with its sand beaches, picturesque fishing villages and castles, It offers an ideal base to explore the many tourist attractions within the region. The living room with its woddburning stove and dining area sunroom offers stunning views over open country and The Cheviots and a comfortable bed settee for additional spleeping space. Upstairs is the large bedroom with king size bed and ample storage, Wanney Cottage is usually let weekly, from Saturday to Saturday, but short breaks may be available.

Please contact the owner. It is available from 4pm on the day of arrival and guests are kindly ask to vacate the cottage no later than 10am on the day of departure. Prices include heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and the first basket of logs.

Additional logs can be purchased from the owner at £5 per basket. Being on the border of England and Scotland, Northumberland has been the site of a number of battles. The county is noted for its undeveloped landscape of high moorland, a favourite with landscape painters, and now largely protected as a National Park.

Northumberland is the most sparsely populated county in England, with only 62 people per square kilometre. Ashington was the birthplace of the three famous footballers Bobby and Jack Charlton in 1937 and 1935 respectively; and Jackie Milburn previously in 1924. In 1978 Steve Harmison, an international cricketer was born here.

Making our cottage the ideal location for walkers,hikers,cyclists,fishermen, historians, and even the football or celebrity enthusiasts amongst you. But if simply taking gentle strolls around the local area is your cup of tea then you won't be disappointed.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly


Location Type

Car Required

Open Fire/Wood Burner
Wood burner

1 Double Bedroom
1 Single Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Toilet

Washing Machine
Coffee Machine

Internet Access
Wireless Broadband

TV - Satellite or Cable
CD Player
DVD Player

Leisure Equipment
Sun Loungers
Patio Furniture

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Private garden
Terrace / patio
Enclosed garden / play area

Parking available
Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Wind Surfing
Outlet Shopping
Mountain Biking
Horse Riding
Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Hexham area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Otterburn Mill - 5.4 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Chipchase Castle - 5.6 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Otterburn, St John's Church - 5.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Wark in Tynedale Castle - 5.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Elsdon, St Cuthbert's Church - 5.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Elsdon Tower - 5.8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Elsdon Castle - 5.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Percy Cross - 6.1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Kirkharle Hall - 6.3 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Kirkharle, St Wilfrid's Church - 6.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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