The ancient North Northumberland village of Belford possesses some delightful coastal cottages to rent. Still boasting its ancient market cross, Belford lies on the North Sea coast some 15-miles south of Berwick-on-Tweed with easy access to miles of mainly deserted beautiful sandy beaches. It’s a great location for walking and cycling holidays, with easy access to the many trails and footpaths in the Cheviot Hills, as well as along the coast.
Sweeping views of the Northumberland countryside lie before the delightfully-restored Pheasant Cottage in Bellshill. The 19th-century stone-built, single-storey cottage blends tradition with modernity and boasts an open fire and established gardens with rural views to the coast.
Stable Cottage welcomes guests to a delightful rural cottage featuring open roof trusses in Belford, Northumberland. The former 19th century, stone-built stable block offers a delightful garden and character-laden bedrooms as well as an open fire and contemporary elegance.
Budle View makes a visit to Northumberland’s picturesque Heritage Coast a holiday to remember – a dog-friendly country cottage perched above the village of Belford that affords guests magnificent views whilst entertaining families with a converted games room with darts and table football. Sleeps 6.
Grade II-listed Middleton Hall is a large, magical 17th Century country mansion nestling in its own grounds in the Northumberland countryside. The Hall sleeps 24 guests in splendid rural surroundings - perfect for country house weekend breaks and holidays for large families or groups of friends.
As well as walking and cycling, the area will also appeal to golfers, with many courses in the area, and also to horse riders. The village has an excellent riding centre, a British Horse Society Approved Establishment at Swinhoe Farm for those who’d prefer to get around on horseback.
Stock up on some fine local produce at the Sunnyhills Farm shop to ensure some wonderful dinners can be enjoyed in your holiday cottage after a day exploring the Northumberland countryside or building sandcastles on the beach.
For history lovers, The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is just a short drive along the coast from Belford and there are 5 great castles of Alnwick, Lindisfarne, Bamburgh, Chillingham and Dunstanburgh waiting to be explored.