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“Perfect peaceful location”
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Simple but charming log cabin View from east,picnic area south facing
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29 reviews
View of The Owl's Nest.
Simple but charming log cabin
View from east,picnic area south facing
Open plan sitting and kitchen area
Views over the fields with grazing horses & goats
Cosy and comfortable sitting area with views across open fields
Kitchen with oven,gas hob & microwave
Light,airy bedroom comfortable double bedroom
Bathroom with shower
No owls in here !
Children's garden shared with two other holiday lets.
Some equipment removed due to H&S.
One of many rescued barn owls but not on public display
Beautiful views from cabin across open field; grazing horses & goats to feed
Stunning but never quiet !
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Morpeth, Northumberland, England

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paulc0rne...
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect peaceful location”
Reviewed 12 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

The Owl's Nest was a perfect base for us while we were up doing the Great North Run, very quiet, peaceful location with the animals waiting for you on your doorstep.
We had a very enjoyable stay and our only complaint was that we couldn't stay longer! The accommodation had everything that you needed and the welcome pack was a very nice touch (the animals appreciated the biscuits too!).
Thank you for a great weekend

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
12 Sep 2017
Our pleasure ! Well done for doing the Great North Run !
All the best
Kim & Allan
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Rod P
1 review
“Away from it all log cabin retreat”
Reviewed 4 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Thank you - we loved our few days in the Owl's nest with all the homely touches. There are many places to visit in the area with castles, gardens, beaches and boat trips aplenty. The wild life is abundant and we even had a sparrow hawk land on our railing while we were eating breakfast.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

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Management Response
29 Jul 2017
Thank you ! Kim & Allan
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Claire A
1 review
“Safe location for the kids to run feral”
Reviewed 23 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We stayed for Father's Day weekend and were extremely lucky with the weather! I found this lodge last minute and was really pleased with it. Beautiful location, safe environment for the kids to wander around on their own, and friendly goats and ponies to feed.

The lodge had everything we needed for a family of four - comfy sofas (ideal for train spotting), cooking facilities (including a barbecue and outside table), board games and a nice bathroom. The only slight drawback was the bunkbeds in the main living space (which meant silent reading for us after the kids were in bed), but who minds that on holiday?

Ideal base for exploring Northumberland, Alnwick Castle is an easy hop away and some stunning beaches within easy reach.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rachel S
Lymm, United Kingdom
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“Amazing. Animal heaven. We can't wait to go back!”
Reviewed 16 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017
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I went with my boyfriend and his two girls aged six and ten who love animals and we couldn't have been happier.
It was a surprise so when we pulled up and saw the horses and goats, they were thrilled.
Inside the Owl Sanctuary, we were blown away. It's very Hygge, nicely decorated, with owls everywhere which we all loved.
Oh, and a decent shower too - a bonus after a day on the beach.
For the grown ups, there was a mini bottle of wine and Haribos for the kids. And chopped up apples for the horses!
Sorry Allan, but we gave them our own carrots and apples too - hope that's ok!
We had an amazing time. As well as the animals, there is a playpark for smaller children, and little cars to play around in.
It was dog friendly too, which was great as we have a small dog.
We had our own BBQ as well which we were able to use in one of the hottest weekends of the year.
Location wise, it's near the beach at Alnmouth which is stunning, and there's a small pub and co-op for all you need in the next village.
It really is such a fantastic place and we can't wait to go back.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
21 Jun 2017
Rachel - thank you so much for a really super review and we're just so glad you enjoyed your stay with us ! We look forward to welcoming you here again and I'm sure the animals will look forward to their treats from you too ! Kind regards
Allan & Kim
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Marilyn j
1 review
“Very disappointing not at all what I expected”
Reviewed 14 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Place very basic, freezing cold even with heating on!
Bed terrible mats unsafe. Dirty cobwebs everywhere saw rats out of bedroom window.
Horse poo in enclosure next to accommodation never cleared up the whole of our stay!
No greeting from owners, never saw them!
Place not insulated, huge gap at front door!
Would benefit a handyman, as place unloved!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
11 Jun 2017
Hello Marilyn
It is very disappointing when a guest leaves a poor review especially when they do not give the owners the opportunity to rectify any problems during their stay by not bringing it to our attention.

Re the heating - we are surprised that you felt cold in May when there is central heating and a fire in the sitting room - we would not have hesitated to give you more heaters if you had contacted us. (But guests who stayed in March & April were warm and comfortable there)

Horse manure( small amount) in the field adjacent to the Owls Nest is
actually perfectly normal as you were staying on an animal sanctuary/farm and in fact our guests all say how they love the horses & goats so close to where they are.

The fact the cabin is not insulated is in fact stated in the agency details before you book.

Your comment that you never saw the owners also comes as a surprise as in fact your original message to us on booking was that you were glad that you "did not need to bother us" on arrival - which is often an indication that guest do not want to be disturbed by us.But in fact we did meet. ( see below)

However, what we really think is the reason for you posting such a poor review is that you brought a dog with you without notifying us and then I had to inform you not to walk the dog in a private area with free range poultry - which you took offence too. And also you left without paying the £25 fee for the dog. So I think perchance your poor review is in fact due to this and not dissatisfaction with the Owls Nest at all. As owners who work extremely hard to to provide a good experience for our visitors, I find spiteful reviews quite offensive.
Regards
Alan
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