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Red Squirrels Drey

Lucker near Belford, Northumberland (Ref. 1125237)

Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Broadband / WiFi

Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Studio-style layout with king-size bed and sitting area with woodburning stove and TV
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • (type?) central heating
  • Kettle
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking available
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.6 miles and pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: There are approximately five steps up to the property, please take care
  • Note: There is no kitchen in this property but breakfast is provided for two guests

The property

Belford 4.7 miles. Red Squirrels Drey is hidden away in the picturesque Northumbrian village of Lucker, not far from Belford. This dog-friendly shepherd's hut is in a great location near Northumberland National Park, the beautiful coast at Bamburgh and Seahouse, and the Scottish border, making it ideal for a couple looking for a romantic getaway full of adventure with their beloved canine companion. Enter your temporary home and kick up your feet in front of the woodburning stove. This is the perfect place to celebrate your well-earned holiday with a glass, or two, of bubbly!  Turn on the TV and cuddle up with your partner before entering the sleek shower room for a refreshing rinse. You can then slope off to sleep in the plush king-size bed after a long day ahead of the hearty complimentary breakfast in the morning. Make unforgettable memories at Red Squirrels Drey. Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1125234, 1125235, 1125236, together sleeping 8 guests.

The Apple Inn Lodgings

The Apple Inn Lodgings consist of four idyllic shepherd’s huts resting in the quaint village of Lucker near Belford amongst the rolling Northumbrian countryside. The shepherd’s huts all benefit from complimentary breakfast and beautifully-presented, studio-style living spaces finished with sumptuous king-size beds and characterful, crackling woodburning stoves. As well as a picturesque setting close to Northumberland National Park, the breath-taking coast at Bamburgh, Seahouses and are even close to the Scottish border; the ultimate setting for couples seeking romantic getaway full of adventure and exploration with their beloved canine companion. The village is home to The Apple Inn which serves delicious meals, the perfect way to finish a day of exploring; find local amenities in the nearby village of Belford. There are a variety of must-see attractions in the area, outdoor enthusiasts will be in their element; venture up the coast to the Holy Island Causeway where when the tide is out you can embark on the Pilgrims Way which takes your across the island, here you can explore the 16th-century cragtop Lindisfarne Castle or traverse the interesting ruins of the priory, the beaches on the island are spectacular, enjoy strolls along North Shore, Emmanuel Head or Holy Island Beach with your dog while admiring the breath-taking and uninterrupted views across the North Sea. The historic town of Alnwick is also easily accessible, immerse yourself in the past at Alnwick Castle, which might look familiar to Harry Potter fans, or meander through the expansive Alnwick Garden home to the treehouse restaurant and the infamous poison garden, which runs guided tours through deadly fauna. Alternatively, make your way to Northumberland National Park where you can explore the dense and majestic Kielder Forest, step into the past by following the museums dotted along the historic and famous Hadrian’s Wall or simply admire the beauty of the countryside from the myriad of walks and trails woven throughout. Adventure awaits at The Apple Inn Lodgings.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

BELFORD

Alnwick 15 miles; Berwick-upon-Tweed 15 miles; Bamburgh 5 miles.

The picturesque Northumberland village of Belford lies in the heart of Heritage countryside, midway between the popular walled towns of Alnwick and Berwick-upon-Tweed. The pretty coastal village of Bamburgh, with its sweeping beaches and dramatic castle, is only a short drive away. Belford itself is an old coaching village with a pleasant square and offers a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. It is ideally placed for exploring the Northumbrian Coastal Route, Cheviots, the renowned Northumberland Coastline and the Scottish Borders. The opportunity to visit the bird sanctuary or seal colony on the famous Farne Islands with boat trips running daily from nearby Seahouses, is not to be missed. Alternatively check the tide times and cross to Holy Island to visit the historic Lindisfarne Priory.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas