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Poppies - Luxury Apartment Northumberland


Visit Northumberland and discover the best Northumberland has to offer. Whatever your interest Northumberland can accommodate; this historic county has amazing castles such as Bamburgh, Walkworth, Alnwick and Dunstanburgh to name a few; country houses such as Cragside, Wallington and Belsay offer fantastic insight into the great industrial revolutionists of the area , such as Lord Armstrong.
Rothbury is situated adjacent to Cragside House which was the home of Lord Armstrong and was the first house in the world to be lit by hydroelectricity. Currently owned by the National Trust there is plenty to do for everyone. With one of the largest rock gardens in Europe Cragside House has an iron bridge, formal gardens, lakeside walks, adventure play area and labyrinth especially for the children.
Other National Trust properties in the area include Wallington, Dunstanburgh Castle, the Farne Islands and Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island.
A short journey from Rothbury you can find Alnwick Gardens and Alnwick Castle. The Castle is still the home of the Duke of Northumberland and has been used as a film location for films such as Harry Potter, Blackadder and Elizabeth.
The Northumberland coastline offers some fantastic sandy beaches such as Embleton and Alnmouth to either spend the day or simply have a leisurely walk along. Bamburgh Castle located near Seahouses offers a great insight into the turbulent history of Northumbria from medieval times to more recent history with Lord Armstrong's family.
Rothbury is situated on the outskirts of the Northumberland National Park and offers an excellent base in which to explore the beauty of the park. The National Park offers something for everyone whatever your interest. Walkers love this area because of the spectacular trails throughout the area.
Kielder Water is less than 30 miles away and has a range of activities including; walking trails, mountain biking trails, fishing, horse riding, water activities, wildlife and adventure activities. Whatever your preference Kielder is an ideal location for a daily excursion.


Country House converted into Luxury Apartments in picturesque Northumberland countryside, within reach of Alnwick Castle and Lindisfarne and beautiful


Property type: Apartment

Room details


2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Bedroom 1: 1 Double bed
Bedroom 2: 1 Double bed

Additional beds:
1 cot
Room for 3 in the dining area
Room for 4 in the living area
1 bathroom, 1 Separate WC

Indoor facilities

Entertainment and IT:
DVD/Blu-ray player
TV Languages in Local
Clothes drier
Iron / board
Pots / pans
Towels / linen
Washing machine

Outdoor facilities

Outside lighting
Private garden
Extra information (This is an Imposing Country House that has been lovingly converted into holiday cottages. Each have private Patio area and shared landscaped grounds and Woodland. The National Trust Property at Cragside is just 2 miles away 3 and 4 day breaks available Fri to sun at 60% and mon to thurs at 70% of weekly cost.)


Suitable for

Sports and activities

Horse Riding
Sports Center

Sights and attractions

Historic Site

Prices and availability

Last updated 08.04.2010

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Long Stay Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking is equal to or longer than x days/weeks/months Discount
1st January to 31st December 6 Months 40%


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This is exact location

  • Nearest beach: 45km
  • Nearest bar: 1km
  • Nearest restaurant: 15km
  • Nearest supermarket: 15km
  • Alnwick: 20km
  • Morpeth: 20km


3 out of 4 people recommend staying here

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Stayed Saturday 17 September 2011
The property was quite run down on the outside the gardens were very untidy. The photos make it look bright but despite being lovely weather the apartment was always dark. There were numerous missing light bulbs which added to the darkness. The bed was extremely uncomfortable it was very hard and the mattress was very thin - not living up to a description of a luxury apartment. Perhaps the usage of the word luxury in the description is misleading as it did not match the description but it was clean on the inside and the kitchen was adequately equipped. The surrounding countryside is wonderful but there is no view from The Poppies. The people of Rothbury were very friendly but we did not meet anyone from the apartments and there was no welcome pack which we have received in other holiday homes
Owner reply:

We are very sorry that you were dissapointed with your holiday accommodation. we are a little surprised by your observations as they are so opposite to the other reviews that we have recieved on this property. The counryside is all around the complex offering different perspectves from each apartment and of course you would have had access to all the grounds as all apartments do. As far as complaints concerning the bed we will look into this, but as before this is the first such complaint. If you do choose to visit us again, we would recommend that you stay in Coquet or Cheviot View as these have views over the valley which I suspect is what you would have enjoyed.

Stayed Tuesday 28 June 2011
We were very impressed with the facility.It was everything as described and while we didnt do any major cooking,everything you could need appeared to be there. The toys were an addad bonus when our grandson visited as were the books. We will definitely return. The location was handy for the village and very peaceful. We were also able to extend our stay by a few days with no difficulty as it was available.
Stayed Monday 28 July 2008
lovely, comfortable appartment
This property has everything you need and more. The decor was excellent. Very clean. It sets the standard for great holidays in the uk!


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