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Burnfoot Holiday Cottages

Child friendly cottage, Northumberland – Child Friendly Holiday Cottages, Netherton, Northumberland

About Burnfoot Holiday Cottages

Luxury child friendly cottages, exquisitely designed to complement the serenely beautiful location.

Burnfoot Holiday Cottages is a complex of luxurious self catering child-friendly holiday cottages near Alnwick, on the edge of Northumberland National Park.  Nestled between the Cheviot Hills and the River Coquet this 19th century farm stead comprises beautifully appointed cottages accommodating from 2 to 10.  There's a wealth of family attractions to choose from including the award winning Alnwick Garden with its magical treehouse restaurant, the golden beaches of the Northumbrian coast, Bamburgh complete with castle, Farne Islands, Hadrian's Wall, Holy Island (Lindisfarne), Morpeth, Seahouses, and the Scottish Borders; all within a short drive. 


With uninterrupted views of the Cheviot Hills, a wealth of wildlife on its doorstep, and the babble of two burns in the background, Burnfoot holiday cottages are the ideal place to unwind, relax and appreciate the beauty of this tranquil location. The cottages are situated on the edge of the National Park, five miles north west of Rothbury, with its specialist shops and National Park visitor centre and are ideally located to explore Northumberland's Heritage Coast, the Scottish borders, Alnwick and Hadrian's Wall.

Burnfoot holiday cottages are beautifully appointed and very tastefully decorated to enable you to fully appreciate the exquisite surroundings they are nestled in. With Farrow & Ball paintwork throughout the cottages, colours are warm and muted making for a most soothing environment. Solid oak doors are in every cottage; most with antique Suffolk latch ironmongery just re-affirms the high quality and attention to detail. These luxury holiday cottages have also been designed to cater the needs of a young family with travel cots, stair gates and high chairs freely available.

From the comfort of the living room you can enjoy high tech gadgets such as a flat-screen television with in-built DVD player and a dock to plug in your i-Pod. Every kitchen features either oak unit doors or worktops and is fully equipped with a stainless steel range cooker or built-in hob, oven and extractor, stainless steel twin bowl sinks with chrome monobloc taps, and every utensil an aspiring chef might require. For chefs who would like a night off, the award-winning delicatessen and independent grocer, Tully's of Rothbury, can deliver food and beverages, including organic ready-to-eat meals, direct to all the holiday cottages at Burnfoot. As for the bedrooms, every master bed has an extra-thick luxury mattress to help you enjoy the best night's sleep you've ever had. All bed linen, towels, heating, electricity and logs are included in the rent.


There is a large designated play area with a range of outdoor play equipment for children, including climbing frame, swings and a slide and bags of spacewhere little ones can run off steam and enjoy outdoor games safely in the grounds. Although there are steams in the area these cannot be accessed without scaling a wall or stile. Burnfoot is truly a special place to discover Mother Nature at her best. As well as feeding ponies children's love of animals can be inspired by the wildlife easily spotted in nearby proximity to the cottages - from otters and kingfishers to badgers and owls and numerous species in between. There is use of a new tennis court for all guests to enjoy. There are secure storage racks for bicycles. 

Things to Do

You may simply want to relax, stay put and appreciate your surroundings however there are a range of activities to suit all ages. From the steading you can try pony trekking; cycling along the off-road Pennine Cycleway; or walking - a footpath leads directly to the Cheviots. Close by is an 18 hole golf course and renowned trout and salmon fishing. Less strenuous pursuits include spending lazy days enjoying the endless, golden beaches of the Northumbrian coast. Cultural treats in the area include the award winning Alnwick Garden, the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, umpteen historic castles to be explored along Northumberland's Heritage Coast and Hadrian's Wall.

Enjoy a blissful welcome break from the hectic pace of everyday life in luxurious accommodation that will make you feel truly rested. 

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