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River Neuk, Rothbury

Apartment with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and golf nearby in Rothbury, United Kingdom

From £311 per week

Apartment to rent in Rothbury, United Kingdom

  • Apartment
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Near golf
  • Washing machine
  • Near supermarket
  • Near bar
  • Near restaurant

Apartment overview - owner's description

A self catering holiday home a stone's throw away from the River Coquet in the beautiful Village of Rothbury. Built of natural sandstone by Lord Armstrong of the famous Cragside Estates in the 1870's.

The property is deceptively spacious and comprises of an entrance hallway, fitted kitchen with gas hob and electric oven, dishwasher, microwave and fridge freezer.

The spacious lounge/diner comfortably seats four people and there is a twin bedroom, double bedroom and family bathroom with washer/dryer. Outside there is a small private courtyard with storage shed.

The picturesque Village of Rothbury has excellent shops, restaurants and amenities and is located on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, providing an ideal base to explore rural Northumberland.

We are happy to accept one well behaved dog at this property and there is a pet fee payable with your booking of £20 per dog(s). Please enquire if you have more than one dog and let us know the breed and we still may accept your booking.

A range of amenities including local shops, post office, cafés, country pubs and restaurants are all within easy walking distance of the property. There are numerous local tourist attractions, riverside walks and scenic countryside within the immediate vicinity.

Don't forget to bring some bread along to feed the ducks by the river! The stunning coastline of Northumberland is just a short distance away. Cheviot View is the ideal base to explore all that Northumberland has to offer, from it's famous castles and award-winning beaches to walks, cycling, golf, water sports and fishing or one of the county's many attractions.

Northern England region

Northumberland is a wonderful combination of fishing villages, old market towns, endless beaches, stunning castles and of course the historic Hadrian's Wall, tied together by beautiful countryside and a vast array of unique wildlife. Northumberland covers over 400 square miles, with the Northumberland National Park being the least populated of England's National Parks, much to the benefit of those visitors seeking peace and solitude.

It's an ideal haven for walkers too, with thousands of paths and tracks weaving their way through beautiful countryside, providing exhilarating fresh air and wide-open spaces for walkers and cyclists alike.

The Heritage Coastline has mile upon mile of sparkling award-winning beaches, rocky coves and picturesque fishing villages. From Berwick-upon-Tweed in the north, to Druridge Bay in the south, there are a huge number of beaches and coastal towns to explore. Popular destinations along the coastline include the horseshoe-shaped sandy beach and dunes at Beadnell Bay, the bustling village of Seahouses, with boat trips from the picturesque harbour, the kipper smokery and coastal path at Craster and the picture postcard village of Alnmouth.

Adding to the area's splendour is the multitude of magnificent castles, the most famous being Alnwick, home to the powerful Percy family and the setting for some of the Harry Potter films. There is also the spectacular, medieval Bamburgh Castle, standing high on its rocky outcrop; the brooding ruins of Dunstanburgh and pretty Warkworth.

Rothbury

Known locally as the Capital of Coquetdale, the traditional Northumbrian village of Rothbury is built on a sandstone hillside. It offers an excellent range of shops, with many art galleries, tea rooms, cafes and pubs. It makes a very convenient base for fishing and for walking into the Northumberland National Park and Simonside, as well as offering less strenuous riverside walks.

Rothbury lies near the centre of rural Northumberland, 12 miles from Alnwick, 15 miles from Morpeth and 29 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne. As such it has been a local centre since the 13th century and at various times had a castle, a market and magistrate's court. Nearby Cragside House and Gardens, home to Lord Armstrong is perhaps the most famous attraction in the area.

Attractions and Things To Do in Rothbury

Exploring the beautiful outdoors is definitely a theme in what there is to do in and around Rothbury. It's perfectly set up for the serious walker with the Northumberland National Park and Simonside on your doorstep. There's also plenty circular walks that have Rothbury as a starting and finishing point. The area is also excellent for the keen sports person with fishing on the River Coquet and also at nearby Fontburn Reservoir. Cragside House and Gardens, the home of Lord Armstrong is just a couple of miles away and makes a fascinating day out for all the family. Other recommended places of interest include Brinkburn Priory and Goats on the Roof.

Restaurants, Pubs and Cafes in Rothbury

Rothbury serves as a hub for the outlying Villages and as such has a good choice of places to eat and drink. You might be surprised to hear that in such a small place not only are there a number of pubs and cafes, but there is also an Italian restaurant and an Indian restaurant! The numerous cafes are extremely popular with the walkers and there is a good choice on offer here as well. There are also a number of country pubs in the Rothbury area that are worth visiting.

Shopping, Food and Supermarkets

Rothbury has an award-winning selection of local, independent shops in which you can buy practically anything from meat to shoes and wine. We have highlighted the best in independent retailers including crafts and gifts, food shops, supermarkets and clothing. There are also a number of art and crafts galleries that celebrate and sell original and local crafts.

Events in Rothbury

Rothbury Music Festival celebrates the popularity of Folk and Traditional music in the area. The Festival takes place in July each year, has been running for over thirty years and now draws musicians from around the country. Rothbury has it's own Highland Pipe Band who always open the proceedings and display their marching and plating skills. The event consumes the whole Village with many performances and ceilidh's across the weekend. Another popular event is the Rothbury and Coquetdale Walking Festival that takes place in June annually. With many walks of differing lengths and difficulty in a period of just over a week there really is something for everybody. Visit their website for more information.

Amenities

Rothbury Tourist Information Centre (one of the main centre's for the Northumberland National Park) is located in the Coquetdale Centre in the middle of the Village by the Church. The full address is The Coquetdale Centre, Church House, Church Street, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 7UP, Contact 01669 620 887. Rothbury Community Cinema was set up with the aim to bring interesting and entertaining films to the area on a regular basis without local people having to make a 60 mile round trip to the cinema. There are usually two films shown every month on a Friday evening and entrance is free (however, a small donation is requested for the use of the Jubilee Hall to pay for the heating etc). Check their website for film times. Other amenities include Rothbury Bowling Club, Coquetdale Swimming and Fitness Centre, Rothbury Lawn Tennis Club, Rothbury Football Club and Rothbury Cricket Club.

For further information on what the Rothbury area has to offer please visit www.yournorthumberland.co.uk

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This apartment has 16 verified reviews.

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15 out of 16 people recommend staying here

Couple from Solihull, United Kingdom Oct 2017

Well-appointed lovely cottage close to the centre of Rothbury - a great base for our holiday.

Family from York, United Kingdom Aug 2017

Great location and a lovely stay at River Neuk. The flat is in great condition and well looked after. We really liked being so close to the centre of Rothbury and the river was great for walks. Also great for exploring the rest of Northumberland.

Only downside is the lack of a garden or outside private space but we knew this when booking.

Overall, highly recommended.

Friends from Huddersfield, United Kingdom May 2017

One of the best cottages we have stayed at in a lovely village with lots of walks available from the doorstep. The cottage had everything you could want for a very comfortable stay, including a fantastic welcome pack and fresh flowers. We are already talking about coming back next year as we felt so at home here.
Bob and Bev

Family from York, United Kingdom Feb 2017

The apartment is lovely, spacious for a young family, very well equipped and clearly well cared for. The location is excellent for the town and for visits further afield.
Very much recommend a stay here.

Couple from North Berwick, United Kingdom Nov 2016

Quiet, comfortable, central with plenty of things to do and places to visit nearby. We enjoyed it so much that we have booked it again next year!

Family from Doncaster, United Kingdom Oct 2016

The cottage is like home from home, the owner Karen has thought of everything to ensure her guests have a comfortable and stress free stay. The welcome pack and fresh flowers are a lovely gesture.
I will definitely be returning to Rothbury and river neuk cottage.


3 other reviews

"A well thought out comfortable cottage/flat with plenty of room" A well thought out comfortable cottage/flat conversion with plenty of room. Everything you need to make your stay just right. Nicely decorated. Close to the village centre for shops and pub/restaurants and river bank. Ideal base for going out for walks and exploring the area. No on site car parking but easily found space on the road not far from the cottage/flat so this wasnt a problem. Dog friendly which is a big plus. Also good information file provided by the owners including suggested walks, where to go and what to see.

"Lovely place to stay with a young family" We had a lovely week at River Neuk, thoroughly enjoying our first holiday as a family of four. While Johanna (3 months) would have been happy where ever we take her as long as she is with mum, Julian (2 years, 10 months) enjoyed the playground one minute walk away next to the river (and the toyshop in the village...) The apartment itself was well looked after, clean and nicely decorated, you can tell the owners really care for their property. Rothbury is a lovely village, everyone we met there was friendly and helpful, there are lovely walks right on your doorstep along the river, but aso the drive to the nearest beach is not too long and well worth it.

"Excellent choice" River Neuk is an attractive and well equipped holiday apartment, situated in the delightful village of Rothbury. The local amenities are excellent and include a supermarket, bakery and family butcher. Rothbury is also ideally located for exploring Northumberland, being in the centre of the county and hence accessible both to the coast and the Cheviot Hills. There are some lovely local walks and Cragside House (National Trust) is nearby. The owners were very helpful and efficient and the property represents good value for money.

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Location

This apartment is:

25km from the nearest beach 100m from the nearest bar 100m from the nearest restaurant 100m from the nearest supermarket 47km from Newcastle International airport

Local activities

Fishing 500m Golf 1km Swimming 1.5km Tennis 1km

Sights and attractions

Local food market 100m Shopping 100m

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Outside this apartment in Rothbury, United Kingdom
This apartment is in the countryside and in a quiet area. Car hire is recommended as the apartment is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is not available.

Prices and availability

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 28 October 2017 - 20 July 2018: changeover day is Saturday, bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 21 July - 31 August 2018: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 September 2018 - 4 January 2019: changeover day is Saturday, bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Extras

Compulsory

  • Minimum Booking Amount

    £100.00 per booking if the booking is for less than 6 nights, paid with booking

Optional

  • First Pet Fee

    £20.00 per booking, paid with booking

  • Second Pet Fee

    £20.00 per booking, paid with booking

Facilities

Bedrooms

2 bedrooms, Sleeps 4:

  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 cot

Bathrooms

1 bathroom, 1 Separate WC

Entertainment

CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, Radio, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable

General

Living area seats 4, Dining area seats 4, Central heating, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended

Kitchen

Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster

Suitable for

Infants, Pets

Extra information

**Please Note: the NEW Rental Systems nightly pricing & tariff calculator calculates nightly rates by taking the weekly tariff rate and dividing it by 7. This nightly rate is misrepresented, as it does not take into account Short Break Percentages explained below. Sadly we have no control over this new trend towards nightly 'hotel-style' pricing so please get in touch and we will be happy to help you further.** 3 nights is normally charged at 65% of the weekly rate 4 nights is normally charged at 75% of the weekly rate 5 nights is normally charged at 85% of the weekly rate.

Northumberland Holidays

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