Romantic Haughton Castle, a Grade I Listed building, dates from the peaceful era of 1260. The Castle faces parkland on one side, and a spectacular view across farmland with the North Tyne below on another. Four cottages on the estate have been converted to provide charming and comfortable holiday homes, two of which can also be booked. These are Haughton Castle - White Lodge and Haughton Castle - Garden Cottage both sleeping four guests.
Cottage visitors may walk on the Estate land and particularly along the two miles of the North Tyne River which is part of the estate. Please avoid the areas marked 'Private' in front of the castle. The Castle is not open to the public, however the owner is happy to show guests round, subject to it being practicable at the time.
Haughton Castle Farm House is situated upriver on a very small, quiet public lane approximately half a mile from the entrance to Haughton Castle. It has an elevated position approx 40 metres from the River Tyne. The attractive stone Farm House has lovely views over pastures and woodland down to the river and is centrally heated throughout. The lawned garden area has garden furniture, a barbecue and overlooks the river North Tyne, with attractive riverside walks. There is a second sitting area on the other side of the house with patio equipment.
This holiday cottage at a glance
Sleeps six guests.
Three bedrooms, one en-suite shower room and one family bathroom.
Lawned garden with enclosed courtyard.
One well behaved dog welcome (small additional charge).
Minimum of a three night stay.
Electric log burner.
Cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher.
Washing machine, tumble dryer and deep freeze in utility room.
Cot and highchair available on request.
Garden furniture and barbecue.
Please note that mobile reception can be unreliable.
Use of a tennis court by arrangement with the owners, tennis rackets and tennis balls are available.
Attractions and nearby amenities
Guests may walk on the Estate Land and along the 2 miles of North Tyne which is part of the estate, we do however request that the owners privacy is respected.
Golf is available nearby at Bellignham Golf Club, Bellingham De Vere Slaley Hall Golf & Country Club, Slaley and Hexham.
Fishing is available by arrangement with the owners.
There are a wide range of Historic houses within the area such as Cragside, Rothbury, Wallington Hall, Morpeth, Bamburgh Castle and Hadrian's Wall.
A well stocked village shop and local public house can be found in Humshaugh, one mile with the nearest supermarkets Waitrose and Tesco available at Hexham just over five miles.
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