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“An excellent country cottage!”
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Otterburn, Northumberland, England

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Dianne L
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“An excellent country cottage!”
Reviewed 27 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Drovers Rest was a lovely place to spend our week in the country. The cottage was spacious, well equipped and set in beautiful surroundings, close to many places of interest. The owners were lovely and nothing was too much trouble for them. We do aim to holiday there again in the future!

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Liked best: The garden!
Liked least: The lack of wi-fi. Would have liked a dishwasher, but we coped!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
29 Jul 2016
We are so happy to hear that you had a lovely holiday at Drovers Rest and that it was such a great pick for your country break! We will be sure to pass your comments along to the owner and hope you return very very soon!
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stephen w
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
“I would love to go again and I intend to go again in the autumn.”
Reviewed 21 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

The cottage was lovely, clean and well appointed. there were flowers and a packet of biscuits waiting for us on our arrival.

The heating system was excellent. The hosts were very friendly and left you to do your own thing but were very approachable for help and advice. Although the fridge in the cottage has a small freezer the hosts were very willing to share their large freezer with you.

The surrounding area was the beautiful Northumbrian countryside. Less than 20 miles to the seaside and many places of interest easily accessible.

The local pub (1 Mile approx. away) does excellent food and drink.
The local village shop (3 mile approx. away) is well stocked and offers a dining area offering cooked food etc. There is an Otterburn Mill outlet selling clothing and gifts is in the village also offering snack food.

We loved the peace and tranquillity of the area and the friendliness of the residents and would recommend a visit.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Older travelers Families with young children
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Lynneblue
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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“Starry Nights”
Reviewed 28 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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Had a great 3 nights at Drover's Rest. Ideally located in the Dark Sky area of Northumberland and close to Kielder Forest for star gazing and going to visits to Kielder Forest and Castle.

Cottage was warm and cozy with all the necessary equipment required for a weekend away. Owners live in the house next door and are friendly and helpful.

Would recommend this cottage. Lovely location and still close to all the things you may want to visit, pubs, castles, lakes, countryside.

Lynne and Allan

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Liked best: location for dark sky
Liked least: no internet - but we survived without it.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Reviewed 8 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Ipswich
Reviewed 6 November 2010 for a stay in August 2010
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Your age range 55-64
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Reviewed 20 December 2009 for a stay in June 2009
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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Family with young children
Your age range 35-44
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Friends getaway A romantic getaway
People with disabilities Older travelers
Families with young children Families with teenagers
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Rugged travelers
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Mablethorpe
Reviewed 18 December 2009 for a stay in June 2009
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