McLaren Cottages
Self Catering

McLaren Cottages

Situated across from the cobbled old Market Place in the old historic coaching town of Belford, our three holiday homes offer luxury self catering accomodation in the heart of North Northumberland. Converted and renovated to a high standard from what once was Barclays Bank, built in 1880, guests are provided with a choice of three, two bedroom updated individual holiday homes, all furnished and equipped to give guests modern luxury but still with a homely feel. Belford is the ideal base for exploring and relaxing in Northumbria with excellent road and rail links for forays into Scotland and Tyneside.
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Belford, NE70 7ND

McLaren Cottages are three lovely recently converted and furnished to a high standard holiday homes, all have WiFi, TV/DVDfreeview, CD/ipod docking, fully equipped Kitchens, cetral heating, luxury linen and luxury towels are provided.

A Welcome Pack is also provided with tea/coffee, local jams/ biscuits and there is always fresh milk in the fridge for guests arrival. There are always fresh flowers on arrival.

Bank View - Lovely large open plan Lounge & new Kitchen, open staircase up to two spacious bedrooms, bedroom one has a king-size bed which converts to give two single beds and bedroom two has a double bed, both have walk in wardrobes, also upstairs is the family Bathroom/Shower.

The Counting House - Generous fully equipped new Kitchen, through to open plan Lounge/Dining. Open staircase up to two spacious bedrooms, one with double bed including walk in wardrobe, the other spacious with kingsize bed which converts to two sigle beds and the family Bathroom/Shower.

The Vault House - Spacious Lounge, sizable fully equipped new Kitchen/Dining. Upstairs there are two spacious bedrooms, one with king-size bed which converts to two singles and one double bedroom leads out on to rooftop garden, this has modern rattan furniture and a gas BBQ. Also family Bathroom/Shower.

There is also a communal storage/utility room, which is ideal for storing cycles, etc.

The homes are off the centre of the quiet old historic coaching town, once a major stop on the A1, now pleasantly quiet but with a few traditional country public houses, farm shop with restaurant, supermarket, newsagent and a museumm.

A stay in Belford offers something for almost everyone, activities such as cycling, walking, horse riding or just relaxing in front of the fire in a welcoming pub after a day out. So many things are on the doorstep for all ages and interests.

Belford is situated in the hub of North Northumbria, in picturesque and relatively unspolit countryside steeped in ancient history, with numerous castles and ancient monuments.

To the east we have lots of long unspoilt sandy beaches, quaint harbours and seaside villages line the 40 miles of heritage coastline with Belford only three miles from the Bamburgh with its wonderful beach and castle. Not forgetting Lindisfarne on Holy Island.

To the south there is the ancient market town of Alnwick with its castle and weekly market, further afield is Newcastle upon Tyne with its many sights and shopping, including the Metrocentre.

To the west there are the Cheviot Hills and Hadrian's Wall, majestic unspoilt countryside ideal for hiking, cycling and excellant village pubs.

Finally head north to Berwick upon Tweed, with its historic battlements and architecture that inspired Lowry in his paintings, shops and restaurants, catch the train south to Newcastle or north to Edinburgh, both provide scneic train journeys plus excellant shopping, eating out and lots of history.