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Old Schoolhouse
Bamburgh & Surrounds

Village centre family holiday cottage close to Castle, beaches, pubs & restaurants. Ideal for couples & small families, dog friendly, wi-fi, parking. Great location

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  • Sleeps Up to
    6
  • 7 night start day
    Saturday
  • 7 nights from
    £524.00
  • Breaks from
    £419.00
  • Bedrooms (total)
    2
  • Gr. Floor bedrooms
    0
  • Bath/Showers
    1 / 1
  • Pets (Max Pets)
    Yes (1)
  • Parking (Max Cars)
    Yes (2)
  • Garden
    open c/yard
  • Fire/Logburner
    No
  • Wi-Fi
    Yes
  • Sky TV
    No
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    Fantastic location, right in the heart of Bamburgh Village, literally minutes walk to the Castle, and the village amenities. Formerly this was the old Boys School, which is now fully renovated into two properties.

    The upper property is now a comfortable welcoming holiday home designed over the 1st and 2nd floors of the property. Offering 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a lounge diner, and separate kitchen. It is reached by an external staircase from the sunny courtyard, to the entrance door at 1st floor level, where there is a hall way leading to 2 main reception rooms
    • Fantastic location, right in the heart of Bamburgh Village,
    • Formerly this was the old Boys School, which is now fully renovated into two properties
    • This upper property is now a comfortable welcoming holiday home designed over the 1st and 2nd floors
    • Reached by an external staircase from the rear courtyard
    • Entrance door is at 1st floor level, hallway leading to 2 main reception rooms
    • Parking off road for 2 vehicles
    • 1st floor kitchen
    • Electric cooker
    • Microwave
    • Fridge/freezer
    • Breakfast table
    • Belfast sink
    • Hand made storage cupboards
    • Good quality cookware, dining ware and glasses
    • Ample food storage space
    • Washing machine in shower room
    • Dining table and chairs situatedin the lounge
    • Electric stove effect fire set in the stone inglenook
    • Lounge with comfy sofa's
    • Wi-fi
    • Flat screen TV
    • DVD
    • Portable CD player
    • Dining table and chairs
    • Electric stove effect fire set in the stone inglenook
    First floor:
    • Shower room with wc & whb
    • Shower is mains fed and thermostatically controlled
    • Washing machine
    Second floor:
    • Bedroom 1 has a kingsize double bed, and a single bed, built in wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables
    • Bedroom 2 has a Super kingsize bed (which can be set up as 2 singles) and a separate single bed, built in wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables
    • Main bathroom - bath with handheld shower, wc and whb
    • Wi-fi
    • Flat screen TV
    • DVD
    • Portable CD player
    • Books and games
    • Courtyard (not enclosed)
    • Table and chairs
    • Planting and gravelled area
    • Parking off road for 2 vehicles in the courtyard.
    • This area is not gated
    • All bedding, bed linen and towels
    • Flexible bed make please state requirements on booking
    • Electricity
    • Central heating fuel
    • Wi-fi (unlimited)
    • Outside courtyard with table and chairs, lush planting, and gravelled area, also offering off road for 2 vehicles (note this area is not gated)
    Charges apply see options & extras​
    • Well behaved dogs welcome (up to 2) @ £25.00 per dog per week or part thereof
    • Travel cot (no linen supplied)
    • High chair
    The following can be hired - see charges under Availability > Options & Extras
    • Travel cot - note no linen is supplied for travel cots
    • A high chair

    Old School House welcomes a well behaved dogs (up to 2) @£25 each per week or part thereof. When you book you will be asked to provide some information about your pet which will aide the owner in ensuring that the property is set up to welcome them.

    A bit of K9 etiquette should be observed during your stay:-

    • Your pet should not be left in the property unattended (unless crated - crates can be hired - see what can be arranged on the main description tab)
    • Your pet should not be allowed in the bedrooms or on furniture
    • On booking for your pet, you are confirming that it is fully up to date on its flea treatment.

    The following can be hired - see charges under Availability > Options & Extras

    • Dog duvet
    • Plastic dog bed
    • Dog crate medium or large please state at time of booking


    View and/or download the Stay Northumbria’s


    Northumberland Dog Friendly Pub Guide

    • A good housekeeping bond of £150 is required to be lodged during your stay.
    • The Old School House is situated a stone's throw from the splendid Bamburgh Castle, and less than a mile from Bamburgh Castle Golf Club.
    • The flexible bedroom configuration and the property’s close proximity to a number of good local pubs and eateries makes it ideal for families and extended families, or 4 singles or 2 couples particularly those whose interests include golfing, walking, birdwatching and photography etc.
    • Dogs are accepted at the Old Schoolhouse @ £25 per pet per week or part thereof
    Located in the centre of Bamburgh village, walking distance to:
    Bamburgh Garden (village shop)
    Wynding Well (village shop & coffee stop)
    Copper Kettle Gift Shop
    Copper Kettle Cafe
    The Pantry (delicatessen & takeaway sandwiches)
    Carter's award winning butchers
    Grace Darling Museum
    Blacketts Gift Shop

    Pubs/restaurants:

    The Lord Crewe & Lady Crewe Tea Room
    The Castle Inn
    The Victoria
    The Potted Lobster
    The Mizen

    The cottage is only a 5 minute walk to the Castle and beaches beyond.



    Travel and Access information:

    Trains:

    • Alnmouth for Alnwick station is approx 15 miles south - a mainline station on the North East Coastal line with regular stops from London to Edinburgh
    • Berwick upon Tweed approx 25 miles north - a mainline station on the North East Coastal line with regular stops from London to Edinburgh

    Bus:

    • Buses run by Arriva and Travelsure stop in Seahouses itself the X15 and the X18 services run north and south along the coast from Berwick to Newcastle

    Airport:

    • Newcastle International is approx 50 miles south,
    • Edinburgh Airport is approx 90 miles north
    • Both airports have daily internal flights from a number of UK locations, and international flights on a regular basis.
    • Car hire is available from both airports.

    Cycling:

    • Bamburgh and Seahouses are situated on Sustrans Coast and Castles Route 1 and is a popular stopping point.

    Check out our Blog for information on nearby villages, events and things do do when holidaying in Northumberland.

    "Thank you for letting us stay once again in your lovely home. We met with faily from Germany to see the New Year in. Almost got swept away on our walk along the beach to Seahouses but all ended well back at the Old School House with a game and a very nice glass of wine. Her's to our next visit!"

    Margit & Patricia Weheer, Germany & Russ & Margot, Harr - Jan 2016

    "Another livelynweek in the Lod School House. We have all enjoyed our time in the local area and the fresh air. Our little one loves the Green, thw ice cream and the beach. Everyone is happy!! Will look forward to our next visit. "

    Claire, Nigel,& Finley Irvine, Cheshire - Oct 2015

    "A fabulous place to stay - Warm, comfortable, relaxing . I will be back. "

    Sue & Reg - Oct 2015

    "Bamburgh is a great place to stay - apart from the obvious places to visit/spend time, would recommend a visit to Woodhorn Museum at Ashingtopn Colliery also A visit to Cragside House near Rothbury."

    Pauline & Peter Norfolk - Sep 2015

    "A delightful house, full of history, to have a holiday in. Ideal for us as 3 of our children and families were in the school. A big family occasion for a cousin's 80th Birthday so all rather busy and enjoyed by all. Thank you for making it possible. "

    Bob and Sally Hope and James, South Wales - Aug 2015

    "Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely holiday home.We've had a fantastic week.Particular highlights were the Heatherslaw to Etal steam train journey and the Lavender tea Rooms in Etal. We hope to be back soon. "

    Linda, Mike, Maddie & Livvie, Sheffield - Aug 2015

    "Another fantastic holidy in our favourite location and holiday home. This really is like our 2nd home now! Visited the usual haunts. Great day on train to Edinburgh for the Festival. Thanks Sue. "

    Mark, Carol, Laura, imogen, Lancs - Aug 2015

    "What a lovely place - great holiday home - enjoyed every day. Would recommend Farne Island trips and Holy Island. The Bamburgh Walk is very interesting. Best place for food Castle Inn really good price. The boys enjoyed the beach & village green. We wil be back."

    Hudson Family, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire - Aug 2015

    "Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely house, great base for the triathalon - followed by a great family holiday. "

    Jane, Phil & Holly Brown - Aug 2015

    "Our 3rd visit to 'The Old School House' Two more great weeks of comfort & fun! Looking forward to 2016!! "

    Lionel & Mary Cockayne, Cheshire - Jul 2015

    "A Lovely house with stunning views. Would recommend food t The Lord Crewe. Thank you, would love a return visit. "

    Claire, Nigel & Finley, Crewe - May 2015

    "Thank you for providing such a comfortable base for our stay - and for the very welcome wine! We can recommend trips to the Farne ISlands, food at The Castle and lovely Gardens at Howick. Hope to visit you again!"

    Lyn, Steve & Family, High Peak - May 2015

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