Callaly Cottage Retreat

Callaly Cottage Retreat

Callaly
near Whittingham
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 4TA

+44 01665 574 684
07733 266 487

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  • Visit Britain 4 stars

Awards

vb breakfast award Dark Sky Stay & Gaze Award

Overview

Callaly Cottage is a charming 100 year old spacious stone cottage nestling amidst beautiful countryside at the foot of Thrunton Woods 10 miles west of Alnwick and 7 miles north of Rothbury.  An ideal countryside retreat for couples or friends wishing to experience the peace and tranquility of the Northumbrian countryside in a warm and welcoming informal home from home ...

Recommended by Country Living & Times Travel for a touch of rustic style & luxury. Book online from our website.

A warm welcome awaits, and an opportunity to indulge yourselves and fully unwind with a range of rejuvenating massage therapies for a totally relaxing stay.  Take your time to enjoy some peace and quiet away from the busy world.  Learn some basic skills in a bespoke massage workshop if you wish.  Enjoy traditional english and wholefood vegetarian breakfasts.

We have 2 light and spacious en-suite rooms with original features and plenty of warm stripped  pine.  Decorated in soft colours and natural fabrics they offer a  timeless and peaceful country feel.  Both rooms have outstanding views over fields of horses, moorland and woodland.  To make you feel at home we provide a  large selection of teas and coffees, fresh milk and biscuits. Beds are dressed with fine Egyptian cotton, pillows and duvets are feather and down.

Bathrooms are large with bath and shower over, soft fluffy towels, candles and homemade Aromatherapy bath treats for a  hot candlelit soak after your long days exploring. Both rooms have extra electric convector heaters, comfy chairs, DVD players with a large film library and, in the cooler months,  electric blankets for added comfort! 

Our large sunny dining lounge has all you need - comfy sofas, books, games to play, and a wide range of local tourist information.  There is  a small fridge for to chill your wine and beer, and some crockery & cutlery for your use if you bring back a picnic supper!  We also have a great collection of maps and guide books for walking and cycling that you can use during your stay, and free wifi throughout.   

Breakfast is a leisurely affair and freshly prepared using the finest local ingredients including Northumbrian sausage and bacon, Craster Kippers, free range eggs, vegetarian options and  fresh fruit salad.  Bread is home made from organic stoneground wholemeal flour, great with homemade marmalade and preserves!  A good selection of  Dorset cereals, juices along with a selection of teas and fresh coffee should keep you going for the day. In the mornings you can watch our huge collection of garden birds enjoying their breakfast with you!

Special diets can be catered for including vegetarian, vegan, wheat/lactose free. Please contact us with your requirements prior to your arrival so we can be sure to gather everything you need!

If you want to spend your days walking and exploring you may want a simple packed lunch @ £5 per head including hot flask.  We can also lend you a daysack if you need one!  Please pre-book your lunch if possible.

Please feel free to enjoy our lovely cottage garden with flowering trees and shrubs, large lawns and sun traps. There are comfortable benches with blankets and cushions, or simply take a blanket and laze under a tree and listen to the Callaly birdsong...

Callaly Cottage has achieved the award for being a ‘Dark Sky Stay & Gaze’ destination, it's wonderful to sit out at night and gaze up to the heavens above. Orion and the milky way are often visible with the naked eye!   We have star charts and binoculars for you to use, so bring your warm clothes, make yourself a cuppa, grab a blanket, take a seat in the garden and enjoy the show...

Callaly is an ideal base to explore north Northumberland.  Centrally situated 10 miles west of Alnwick and 7 miles north of Rothbury,  we are close to  Alnwick Castle and Garden, the Heritage coast and National Park.  Many of the finest country houses are within easy reach including Cragside House, Wallington Hall and Belsay Hall.  For the Rambler in you, to the West lie the nearby Cheviot Hills offering over 1000 sq km of silent forest, tree sheltered valleys and wild ridge walks including a good stretch of the Pennine Way.  We are also on the 68 cycle route.  Intrepid walkers and cyclists will appreciate our packed lunches and large drying room!

Our closest township is Rothbury 7 miles to the south.  A charming little place full of character looking almost as it did 100 years ago.  There are antique shops bulging at the seams, gift shops, pubs and tearooms and a lovely collection of stores selling everything from ironmongery and  outdoor gear to locally produced food. 

Regrettably we are unable to offer Sunday check-in.
If arriving on the same day as booking, please book by phone.
We do not accommodate children or pets. 


MASSAGE THERAPIES at Callaly Cottage...

Lyn is a fully qualified Holistic Massage Therapist and offers guests a range of therapies.  The in - house treatment room is beautifully peaceful and warm with soft candlelight and music to drift away to...... All treatments can be short or long - from 40 mins up to 2 hours. You choose.

THERAPIES AVAILABLE MONDAY - FRIDAY FROM 10AM - 4PM.

AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE.  A slow and deeply relaxing soft tissue massage using essential oils. A full treatment includes the head and face.  Pure bliss!    

DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE.  A vigorous,  therapeutic , deep,  soft tissue oil massage. Designed to stimulate, invigorate, and deal with specific areas of tension.   
 
TRADITIONAL THAI YOGA MASSAGE.  A unique and powerful massage therapy combining acupressure, gentle stretching and applied yoga to restore health,  harmony and balance.  Client wears loose comfortable clothing.  

INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE.  A traditional and ancient massage treatment of the shoulders, neck, head and face using oils.  Deeply relaxing and an amazing stress buster!  

HOT STONE MASSAGE.  A gentle stretch of the limbs then a slow, deep, blissful oil massage using hot volcanic basalt stones which retain their heat.  Luxurious and warming. 

REIKI.  An immensely simple yet powerful method of healing, using the hands, which can remove blockages and restore the flow of energy around the body.  A greater sense of wellbeing and tranquility is experienced. Client wears loose comfortable clothing.  

PRICES .....

40 mins     £25
1 hour       £35
1.5 hour    £50
2 hour       £60

Please book Massage therapies in advance if possible to avoid disappointment.  Thank you.

Room information for Callaly Cottage Retreat

Type Qty Capacity Guide price
Double ensuite room
(Super King Size ensuite room)
1 2
£75.00
B&B per room per night
Min: £70.00 - Max: £75.00
Double ensuite room
(King Size/Twin En-suite room)
1 2
£75.00
B&B per room per night
Min: £70.00 - Max: £75.00
Total capacity: 4

 

£70 per night for stays of 7 or more nights all season.

 

£70 per night for stays of 3 or more nights March/April and November.

Stay Monday-Friday (5 nights) all season and receive a free massage worth £25

 

Dates & times for Callaly Cottage Retreat, Alnwick

From To
Monday02/03/2015Thursday26/11/2015
 

Special offers

.
Sunday 01/03/2015 - Saturday 30/05/2015
3 nights or more.

Stay 3 or more nights March/April and November @ £70 per  night.

Saturday 01/03/2014 - Thursday 26/11/2015
7 nights

Stay for 7 nights between March - November @ £70 per night

Sunday 01/03/2015 - Friday 27/11/2015
Free massage!

Stay from Monday - Friday (5 nights) anytime during our 2015 season and a receive free massage worth £25.  

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Callaly Cottage Retreat

Callaly
near Whittingham
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 4TA

+44 01665 574 684

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