Birdsong Cottage

Brownieside
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE67 5HW

01665 517284

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 206 reviews
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Overview


Birdsong Cottage is a two bedroomed, finely furnished bed and breakfast. The name Birdsong will become apparent the moment you arrive, the birds are keen to be heard.

With fantastic access to the A1, a vista that will astound and a wonderfully furnished set of rooms Birdsong is an ideal retreat that provides a base for one to explore this historical region.

A traditional Northumbrian cottage in every sense. Run by Richard &  Sandra Beesley, you can expect a warm welcome to the cottage and an excellent breakfast in the morning!

At Birdsong Cottage we aim to make all our guests feel truly welcome and at home and are sure that they will enjoy a relaxing and memorable stay in this beautiful area of Northumberland.

With attractions such as the Alnwick Garden, Alnwick Castle and the stunning Northumberland Coast all close by, you can be sure of finding something to suit.

As a county, Northumberland has more strong houses and castles than anyother in England. But worry not, the county’s warring is long past! With such a variety of things to see, it’s no wonder Northumberland is dubbed “the secret kingdom”.

This affectionate title becomes apparent when simply taking in the view from Birdsong Cottage where one can see the magnificent Dunstanburgh Castle.A short drive to the south leads into Alnwick , Northumberland’s traditional county town and the seat of The Duke of Northumberland. With it’s imposing castle and the magnificent Alnwick Gardens along with a myriad of traditional shops, Alnwick (only 10 minutes drive from Birdsong) is well worth a visit.

Across to the east the dramatic vistas offered by the North Sea provide a unique and awe-inspiring site. The aforementioned Bamburgh Castle, once the seat of ecclesiastical power in Britain provides a good day out. Within a 15 miles radius of Bamburgh lie both Lindisfarne, accessible only by a causeway and also the world famous Farne Islands, home to a colony of more than 80,000 puffins during the summer months.

We can’t forget the Cheviot Hills that sit to the west of Birdsong cottage, part of the Northumberland National Park, the Cheviots provide a vast array of walks to suit all abilities.

Whatever your interests, with Newcastle a 40 minute drive and Edinburgh just over an hour away, you can be sure that Birdsong is an ideal base.

 

Accommodation

 

Haven suite 

Do you ever have the feeling you are looking for something – an “elusive something” perhaps something that feels like a “stolen treat” or just to cushion yourself from the world & wrap yourself in luxury for a day or two ? 

I think we all do don’t we?

From the luxurious  down duvet and pillows to the Coffee Connoisseur nespresso dream machine – Mmm – pure indulgence.

Throw in a gorgeous ensuite wet room,  Smart TV,  your own private Balcony & Hot Tub & we think we have the recipe just right for a little bit of self indulgence! So, if the wind just kind of pushes you this way – we would love to see you.

Complimentary breakfast is served to your room with a choice of Traditional Northumbrian Stottie stuffed with local sausage or bacon or you may prefer a selection of warm pastries & preserves.

With very low light pollution, the Haven balcony offers stunning dark sky views and if lucky an opportunity to see the Northern Lights.  

  

Swallows Rest

Complete with a 40 inch flat screen TV, spacious ensuite shower room and sumptuous king-sized bed which makes for an amazingly comfortable night. 

Swallow’s Rest offers a private patio accessed from the room where you can sit and enjoy the evening sunshine listening to the birds sing.

Complimentary breakfast is served to your room with a choice of Traditional Northumbrian Stottie stuffed with local sausage or bacon or you may prefer a selection of warm pastries & preserves.

 

To make a booking please call 01665 517284 or click on the booking tab on our website. Discounts are available for multi night stays, please select two nights or more to view.

  

 

 

Room information for Birdsong Cottage

Type Qty Capacity Guide price
Double ensuite room
(Haven)
1 2
£160.00
B&B per room per night
Min: £145.00 - Max: £170.00
Double ensuite room
(Swallows Rest)
1 2
£80.00
B&B per room per night
Min: £75.00 - Max: £110.00
Total capacity: 4

 

Haven is a sumptuous boutique room with ensuite wet room. it has a large private balcony with hot tub where you can relax and unwind under the Northumbrian sky.

Swallows Rest is a boutique style room that combines luxury and comfort with a spacious ensuite shower room and private west facing patio.

 

To make a booking please call 01665 517284 or click on the booking tab On our website. Discounts are available for multi night stays, please select two nights or more to view.

 

Packed lunches available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Packed lunches available
Pre order only
Tea / coffee facilities at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Tea / Coffee facilities
Coffee machine in room
Leisure facilities at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Leisure/Swimming facilities
Haven suite has private balcony and hot tub
Ground floor bedrooms at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Ground floor bedrooms
One ensuite double room on ground floor and one ensuite double room on first floor.
Special diets catered for at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Special diets catered for
Please let us know when you book
WiFi available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation WiFi
Very fast 4G+
Dark Sky Friendly at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Dark Sky Friendly
Amazing view of night sky due to low light pollution
Packed lunches available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Packed lunches available
Tea / coffee facilities at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Tea / Coffee facilities
Leisure facilities at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Leisure/Swimming facilities
Car parking available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Car parking available
Online booking at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Book online
Credit / debit cards accepted at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Credit / debit cards accepted
Cycle friendly at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Cycle friendly
Locked storage with floor bolt. Guests must arrange their own insurance.
En-suite at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation En-suite
Ground floor bedrooms at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Ground floor bedrooms
Hairdryer available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Hairdryer
Leisure facilities at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Leisure/Swimming facilities
Linen provided at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Linen provided
Open all year at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Open all year
Packed lunches available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Packed lunches available
Special diets catered for at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Special diets catered for
Tea / coffee facilities at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Tea / Coffee facilities
TV available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Television
Walker friendly at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Walker friendly
WiFi available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation WiFi
Dark Sky Friendly at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Dark Sky Friendly
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tripadvisor
28/08/2018

Excellent standards


JebandCw,
My partner and I stayed here for one night on our way to Scotland. It was a last minute booking and the owners were very helpful in making sure we received the information we needed to find the B and B which was extremely well situated just off the A1 but also very peaceful. The B and B was extremely well furnished with a king-size comfortable bed and high quality duvet, pillows and bedding. The bathroom was large with an excellent shower. We received a very warm welcome from our hosts and helpful information about places to eat locally. Breakfast was very enjoyable and served in our room which set us up nicely for our long journey ahead. We would definitely recommend and stay again.
tripadvisor
24/08/2018

Birthday celebration


Maria P,
Just returned from a few days away staying at birdsong cottage and all i can say is WOW what a little hidden gem.Richard and Sandra were the perfect hosts.we arrived to a bottle of champagne on ice and the hot tub all ready to go.the room did not dissapoint had everything you need for a few days relaxation.we were woken with a lovely breakfast sausage stottie and fresh warm croissants and orange juice .also the room had a coffee machine and little hidden extras in fridge and little pots around room filled with sweets.we had a fab time for my birthday and most definetly will be visiting again.i would highly recommend it to everyone.tucked away just off the a1 central to everywhere you would need to visit.also Richard gave us tips on where to go for food and daytrios very helpful lovely couple so friendly cant wait to book again
tripadvisor
24/07/2018

Lovely Stay as Always


Iain M,
Stayed a few times in their Haven suite. Comfortable, cosy room with a hot tub on the balcony. Room well equipped with a tea and coffee machine and snacks. Owners very friendly and welcoming, greet you when arrive and nothing is ever too much trouble. Will certainly continue to return and would highly recommend.
tripadvisor
19/07/2018

A top notch B&B


Stmartinsdiver, Colyford, United Kingdom
We were made very welcome upon arrival and the standard of accommodation was excellent. Everything was clean, in nice condition and of good quality. As well as a kettle for making hot drinks our room also had a fridge with real milk and a proper coffee maker with a choice of good quality coffees. Our breakfast was delivered to our room (never had that before) at the requested time and we enjoyed stotties (never had that before either) and the more usual continental breakfast options. If ever we are looking for accommodation in the area again Richard and Sandra would certainly be our first port of call.
tripadvisor
11/06/2018

Peaceful and smells AMAZING


rachelaynsley, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Tucked away and hidden from the A1 we found the gorgeous Haven room at the B&B the perfect escape from everyday life. Lots of little hidden charms in the room itself, and the whole place smelt amazing. Lovely bathroom, great black out blinds and very comfy bed. Then there’s outside, we were expecting to be on first floor, especially when we knew about the hot tub. What a treat it was when we found out and the view from balcony and hot tub were stunning looking out over the garden and fields. We opted for sausage stotties (!!!) and they were delivered promptly as promised and were the perfect end to our stay....well not quite the end as it would be rude not to have another dip in the hot tub. Perfect night away for us. Thank you!

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