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Skylark Cottage, pet friendly farm cottage outside Berwick-upon-Tweed

Skylark Cottage, sleeps six
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England
Skylark Cottage is a cosy holiday cottage 5 miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed. It has three bedrooms and comfortably sleeps six guests. It is the perfect base from which to explore Northumberland, the Scottish Borders and pop up to Edinburgh by train.
Skylark Cottage is situated on an organic arable farm and is surrounded by fields. It has a good sized garden which looks out to farmland and a play area next door.
The cottage is pet friendly and we provide dog towels and a water bowl during your stay.
For guests with bikes, there is a garage which offers safe and dry storage. We are just off the National Cycle routes. If you would prefer to explore the local area by foot there are OS maps in the cottage and lots of ideas of hikes around the vicinity.
We have really tried to keep the décor and furnishings to a high standard. There are...
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Listing #HL8636096
About the Owner
Laura S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Booking confirmation will be sent once the holiday request has been received. Directions and access instructions will be forwarded six weeks before your holiday start date. If you have any special requirements before your holiday we are more than happy to help. We can receive an online grocery delivery the morning of your holiday start date, for example. On arrival Laura will welcome you to Skylark Cottage. She will give you a quick tour of the cottage and answer any questions you may have. We make sure our cottages are warm and cosy for your arrival so the heating and hot water will be switched on. During your stay we are always here to help. Guests are more than welcome to meet our hens, miniature donkeys or the herdwick sheep.
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

This lovely spacious cottage suited us perfectly, it was warm and comfortable and everything we needed was here, even down to lovely fresh eggs on our arrival, it is very pet friendly having a pretty enclosed garden overlooking beautiful views. Laura went above and beyond...More

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thorntonfarm, VR Owner at Skylark Cottage, pet friendly farm cottage outside Berwick-upon-Tweed, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review. I am so happy you enjoyed your holiday. It's very important to us. The miniature donkeys and ponies are currently grazing behind Skylark Cottage. They provide lots of fun over the fence! We hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for NYE 2017/18 and it was just perfect. 4 adults, 2 young children and a dog. We had plenty of space and never felt on top of each other, and we were able to walk with the dog straight out the door with...More

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thorntonfarm, VR Owner at Skylark Cottage, pet friendly farm cottage outside Berwick-upon-Tweed, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you so much for your review. It's great to hear you enjoyed your New Year break. Fingers crossed the donkeys will want to come into the stable next time you stay! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. It was a...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here every year for last 5 or 6 years and this year has been another great break. Cottage has everything you would need, is warm and comfortable and ideally located to visit some local sights. This year we visited the Farne...More

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thorntonfarm, VR Owner at Skylark Cottage, pet friendly farm cottage outside Berwick-upon-Tweed, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you for leaving a review. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your holiday. The Farne Islands are a must-see in Northumberland. The Nature Reserve at Low Newton by the Sea is another beautiful place to enjoy our wildlife. We've also enjoyed a boat trip...More

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please note our cottages sleep six guests, ie four adults and two children or five adults and one child.
    1 Full bath
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
    2 Fulls
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About the neighbourhood
Thornton Farm is set in peaceful North Northumberland countryside. We have 51 species of birdlife and guests are able to walk around the farm enjoying the fresh air and open views.

North Northumberland is often described as Devon 50 years ago! The roads are quiet, you can relax without the crowds and catch the view to the Cheviots stretching to Berwickshire.

Norham Village is 10 minutes by car and offers local shops, such as the most amazing bakers and a good pub. Berwick has a selection of good restaurants, a swimming pool, play parks and interesting shops.

Skylark Cottage is a short drive from the Coastal Path walk. The cottage makes a great base for walkers exploring the Scottish Borders, the Cheviots and Lindisfarne.
Getting around
Berwick Railway Station is 15 minutes from Thornton and is frequented by plenty of taxis.

Border Buses and Glen Valley Tours provide a local transport system around Thornton to Wooler and Berwick.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 112.0 km
Railway: Berwick upon Tweed: 10.0 km
Ferry: Port of Tyne, Newcastle: 111.0 km
Berwick Railway Station is our nearest station with links from Edinburgh and London.
Laura can provide guests with a recommended taxi list. A taxi cost approx. £12 from Berwick to Thornton.
There is ample parking at Thornton with private spaces for two cars next to the cottage. Extra parking is available in a communal parking area adjacent to our cottages.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 14.0 km.
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