The pretty village of Cornhill-on-Tweed lies on the banks of the River Tweed, in the county of Northumberland. It is located right on the Scottish border, to the east of Coldstream. There are many beautiful walks to enjoy on the doorstep of holiday cottages in Cornhill-on-Tweed. On a spur overlooking the river, you will find the remains of Cornhill Castle. Other local landmarks to look out for include St Helen’s Church, where legend has it that the body of an eight-foot man was discovered during the 19th century. Opposite the church, there is a small grocery selling a variety of local produce. A short stroll from your holiday cottage in Cornhill-on-Tweed, the town of Coldstream has a range of places to eat and drink, and an excellent museum. To the village’s south, Northumberland National Park is a spectacular place to visit, encompassing Hadrian’s Wall, the Cheviot Hills, and Kielder Forest. The Northumberland coast is also nearby, with remote, sandy beaches, castles, and clifftop walks. The ancient towns and villages, and rolling countryside of the Scottish borders is a stone’s throw from Cornhill-on-Tweed, and the magnificent city of Edinburgh is only an hour’s drive northward. 

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Lightpipe is a truly secluded rural cottage nestled among the countryside of Northumberland near Cornhill-on-Tweed. The stone-built, pet-friendly cottage enjoys views in every direction and a furnished courtyard, as well as lawned spaces, vaulted beamed ceilings, wooden floors and a cosy log fire.

Places to Visit From A Cornhill-on-Tweed Holiday Cottage

White Fox Gallery  Don’t miss the chance to see the work of local artists, in the historic town of Coldstream, a short walk from Cornhill-on-Tweed.

Paxton HouseVisit this 18th stately home, with opulent interiors, Chippendale furniture, and a tearoom.

Manderston House  Book a guided tour of this magnificent estate, featuring gardens, parkland, and the UK’s only privately owned biscuit tin museum. 

Heatherslaw Light Railway  Take a ride from Heatherslaw Station to Etal Castle on a four-mile journey through the rugged countryside of Northumberland.

The Armstrong’s Household and Farming Museum  This unique museum houses an incredible collection of Northumberland artefacts from the last two centuries.