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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
7 guests
3 nights minimum
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A newly renovated holiday, which consists of three bedrooms, 2 with king size beds, 1 room with a double bed and a single bunk bed above it. Further rooms include a family bathroom with bath and shower facilities, spacious lounge with television and audio equipment (CD Player & I-phone docking station). A kitchen /dining room with fantastic views, with an oven, a hob, fridge freezer, a washing machine, dishwasher and microwave oven, and a full set of all necessary implements for a family holiday. The property is in a pleasant part of this historic market town, with views of a park at the front, and only 150 yards from the famous Alnwick Castle. A short walk gets you into town where there are several good restaurants, pubs, bistros, cafes and coffee shops, along with supermarkets and sh...A newly renovated holiday, which consists of three bedrooms, 2 with king size beds, 1 room with a double bed and a single bunk bed above it. Further rooms include a family bathroom with bath and shower facilities, spacious lounge with television and audio equipment (CD Player & I-phone docking station). A kitchen /dining room with fantastic views, with an oven, a hob, fridge freezer, a washing machine, dishwasher and microwave oven, and a full set of all necessary implements for a family holiday. The property is in a pleasant part of this historic market town, with views of a park at the front, and only 150 yards from the famous Alnwick Castle. A short walk gets you into town where there are several good restaurants, pubs, bistros, cafes and coffee shops, along with supermarkets and shops for basic needs. Car parking is on the road, opposite the house on both sides, and immediately outside the house on the right hand side.There is generally no problem getting parked next to the cottage for 1 or 2 cars, although at busy times it can mean parking a little further up the road. A short drive to the outskirts of town finds the local leisure centre with swimming pool. In the same area you will find a large Sainsbury`s Supermarket. Alnwick Castle is a very imposing and historic building where scenes from the Harry Potter films were taken and tour facilities are available. Also the castle gardens are now internationally famous and well worth a visit as is the Treehouse Bistro/Restaurant in the castle grounds. The glorious Northumberland coastline can be reached easily starting with the beautiful town of Alnmouth four miles away. The other star visits are Bamburgh, Seahouses, Beadnel, Craster, Low Newton and Lindisfarne are also within easy reach. Going inland the marvellous Cragside Estate built by Lord Armstrong and now managed by the National Trust is a must, and the nearby picturesque village of Rothbury is also recommended. If you like shopping Newcastle upon Tyne is 30 miles South which is a shopaholics paradise! Morpeth the County Town of Northumberland is 18 miles from Alnwick with some very interesting shops and restaurants. With Edinburgh being 90 miles away, or an hour on the train. A haven for families, old and young ( and of course including the dogs!), for a relaxing break, with much to do and see for those looking for a more active break. The local walks whether it is along the coast or inland are plentiful with great scenery. The beaches are clean and idyllic - great for a paddle, walk or a full blown swim and sunbathing ( weather depending!). Great for keen golfers - with a number of local courses ready to be tried, along the coast. Railway enthusiasts will find interesting finds at the ever growing Alnmouth and Alnwick new local preserved railway If you are interested in staying at Shy Bairns on the Corner for a short break, please contact Debbie for further details of availability and prices for the dates you are seeking to spend your holiday in glorious Northumberland. If you are considering a last minute break please drop us a line - there may well be last minute deals for those 'shy bairns' out there. We look forward to sharing a haven of relaxation with you. More
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About the Owner
Debbie / Adrian F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2014
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fab location. Perfect for a Northumberland getaway. Great accommodating hosts who were really flexible with some changes we needed to make. Left lovely bottle of prosecco and biscuits which were much appreciated. Highly recommend this location and accommodation which is well equipped

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank smallai
Reviewed 3 June 2019

The house is ideally placed for everything Alnwick has to offer. Minutes from Morrisons ( great fish & meat counters and very friendly staff). Close to the castle and Alnwick Garden passing lots of interesting shops on the way! Amble is worth a visit or...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Relax543074, VR Owner at Shy Bairns on the corner, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019

Sorry to hear about your complaints ref the mattress and curtains we'll have a look and see what we can do, glad you enjoyed your hols though

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Reviewed 8 April 2019

Ideal town centre location set in amongst historic streets, within walking distance of Alnwick's attractions, shops and on good bus routes, if you like to get about without needing a car. Well kept and comfortable house with plenty of space in the public rooms and...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank SBcycles
Relax543074, VR Owner at Shy Bairns on the corner, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019

Thankyou for the nice review, really pleased you enjoyed the house and had a nice holiday x

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Reviewed 19 February 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: January 2019
Relax543074, VR Owner at Shy Bairns on the corner, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019

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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely cottage, clean, homely and well equipped. Great location for castle, town and county made a top xmas break thankyou.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Lynscol2017
Relax543074, VR Owner at Shy Bairns on the corner, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019

Really pleased you had a great holiday and enjoyed the house x

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
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Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km
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