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This blog is for lovers of the wonderful and historic counties of Northumberland, Durham and Tyne and Wear

If you are looking for inspiration as to where to visit here it is!

Sheila Bull writes about unusual and intriguing aspects of our Borderlands.

Her particular passion for Northumberland stems from her ownership and management of Chatton Cottages, two lovely self-catering cottages set in rural Northumberland, North East England.

Heart of Lanchester Cottage is next to the village green at the centre of our bustling Durham village, about 8 miles from Durham City.  The cottage has recently undergone renovation and provides high quality accommodation for up to 3 visitors. A fabulous location to enjoy both Durham County and near Tynedale as well as the cities of Tyne and Wear.

Yew Tree Cottage is a charming period property nestling in a picturesque hamlet known as Broomhaugh, next to Riding Mill, Northumberland. The cottage is well-placed to give convenient access to the many attractions of the Tyne Valley and Hadrian's Wall Country.

Both cottages are cleaned and maintained by the owner - who is very 'hands on' and will go that 'extra mile' to ensure your comfort..

Getting into Christmas

Posted 1st December, 2018

Getting into Christmas

Staying at Yew Tree Cottage in December is a great idea if you're interested in Christmas shopping.
 Corbridge village is just 8 minutes drive from the house and boasts a lovely range of gift shops, restaurants and cafes.
 At the beginning of December every year, Corbridge St Andrews church hosts a stunning Christmas tree festival.
Local businesses are asked to sponsor, and they certainly pull out the stops to provide some wonderfully imaginative tree decorations.

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Lovely Autumn Leaves

Posted 29th October, 2018

Lovely Autumn Leaves

Wandering round Wallington (National Trust – 20 miles north of Newcastle) at this time of the year is a delectable experience.
The big house was once home to the Trevelyan family – now closed for the season.
However the garden and riverside walks are particularly lovely with tree leaves turning from green to red.
Out the National Trust website for Wallington to get some ideas of what activities are available for families.

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Delectable swans at Berwick upon Tweed

Posted 12th August, 2018

Delectable swans at Berwick upon Tweed

One of the lovely attractions of Berwick is the birds that are the second largest group of mute swans in Britain.
(The largest being found at Abbotsbury in Dorset) The photo shows some of the birds at Tweedmouth which is on the south side of the estuary.
At peak times there can be as many as 800 birds here.
More joining in late summer or winter for the annual moult or simply to enjoy the rich river feeding.

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Lindisfarne Castle gets a makeover

Posted 25th May, 2018

Lindisfarne Castle gets a makeover

I haven’t taken a picture of Lindisfarne Castle (Holy Island, Northumberland) because right now it is swathed in scaffolding.
Out on the eastern fringe of the island the fabric of the building has been under constant pressure from the elements – so work is under way to remedy the damage done to the castle over the years.
This work is due to finish this year.
However it is still a pleasant walk from the village to the castle.

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Cottage Locations

Heart of Lanchester

7 Church View, Lanchester, County Durham, DH7 0ES

Yew Tree Cottage

Broomhaugh, Riding Mill, Northumberland, NE44 6EG

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We welcome any enquiry you have about our wonderful self-catering holiday cottages. You can book our cottage via our website or contact us with any questions about our cottage facilities, late holiday availability or to find out what is on in the Northumberland region.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Mobile: 07770253586
Email: info@chattoncottages.co.uk

Holiday Cottage - Sleeps 3 - High Quality Holiday Accommodation.

Heart of Lanchester Cottage, 7 Church View, Lanchester, County Durham, DH7 0ES

tel: 07770 253586

Beautiful Northumbria Holiday Cottage.

Yew Tree Cottage, Broomhaugh, Riding Mill, Northumberland, NE44 6EG

tel: 07770 253586

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