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The Drover's Rest Pet-Friendly Cottage in Haltwhistle, Northumberland

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

The Drover's Rest Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
The Drover's Rest is a welcoming, self catering apartment in the town of Haltwhistle. This cottage sleeps two people and has a double bedroom as well as a family bathroom. The open plan living area at this Haltwhistle self-catering apartment has a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and sitting area, making it perfect for a couple to relax, chat, prepare and enjoy delicious evening meals. Outside there is off road parking for 2 cars. Set close to the Lake District and Northumberland, there are many places to visit.

The small market town of Haltwhistle has a good number of shops and pubs, a leisure centre with heated open air swimming pool and cycle hire. Hadrian's Wall is only a mile away and the area offers walking, riding and cycling routes. Within driving distance is the city of Newcastle and Carlisle.

Northumberland is a heady combination of fishing villages, market towns, sandy beaches, magnificent castles and historic Hadrian's Wall, tied together by beautiful countryside and abundant wildlife.

Gas central heating with electric fire in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, Nintendo Wii and 1 game, stereo/CD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 1 min walk.


  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Near pub

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Mr Heaton
July 2016
Flat is very comfortable and well situated for travelling around the area as both bus and train are easily accessible. The window seat is a pleasant place to sit watching the world go by! All in all a good holiday destination for visiting Hadrian's Wall.
Mrs Taylor
July 2016
The apartment was lovely with a huge lounge area. The village was very quiet the local people were very friendly. Walking along Hadrian's Wall was fantastic, the scenery was amazing. We definitely want to visit again.
Miss Barrett
January 2016
The apartment was lovely, very well equipped, cosy, comfortable, clean and warm. We found Haltwhistle to be a lovely little market town with very friendly and welcoming people. This property is a good base for some nice walks.
Mr Halliday
June 2015
Liked the hospitality of the owners, the excellent set-up of the apartment and the great location. It was perfect.
Mr Wanless
September 2015
The flat was comfortable, well equipped and situated close to shops. We were easily able to get to the Lake District and many interesting places and walks. The owners were very helpful and pleasant.
Mr Hardwick
June 2015
An excellent apartment in a very tranquil market town, had a very relaxing holiday.
Mr Murdock
May 2015
Liked the attention to detail in the apartment. Everything in the apartment was designed to make our stay warm, comfortable and delightful. Everything worked well and was spotless. There were instruction manuals for all the appliances and TV, and there were lots of information brochures for exploring in Cumbria and Northumberland. The best place we have stayed on our two month trip.
Mrs Burns
October 2014
The flat was very user friendly and convenient for exploring the small town on foot. Overall, a great retreat.
Mrs Sarvent
March 2015
In a convenient location for all walking, sightseeing and exploring. Haltwhistle is a good base with plenty of amenities and good bus and train services. The apartment was very good, clean and well equipped.
Mrs Wanless
September 2014
A comfortable well equipped flat, well situated for handy shops and able to get anything we needed. An ideal area to get to see the Northumberland area.
Mr Coates
March 2014
The apartment was warm, comfortable and very good value for money. It is ideal for visits to sites or walking along Hadrian's wall. There are plenty of pubs locally and a good supermarket just 5 minutes away too.
Mrs Litster
August 2014
Perfect location and comfortable accommodation with easy access to local amenities. Lovely welcome gift from the cottage owners. Everything was provided and spotlessly clean. It was relaxing to sit at the window with a cup of tea and watch the town. We absolutely loved our stay.
Mrs Carrington
February 2014
Warm, cosy, well equipped apartment, in a great location in Haltwhistle, which is convenient for Hadrian's Wall, Kielder and other surrounding walks.
Mrs Grady
February 2014
Excellent, convenient location. Very comfortable and spacious accommodation. One of the best self catering properties we have stayed at.
Ms Tyerman
June 2014
This was the best equipped kitchen we have experienced. There was enough kitchen equipment, crockery etc. for 6 people even though it was a flat for 2 people. Everything worked and we were welcomed by the owner personally. Nothing seemed too much trouble.
Mrs Nicholls
May 2014
This property was ideally situated, very close to amenities. It was in a beautiful area with plenty to see and enjoy.
Mrs Winstanley
October 2013
Very good accommodation, ranks as one of the best we have stayed in. Convenient location for all we wanted to do and see in the area. Quiet, but right in the centre of the small town, all necessary services and transport on the doorstep.
Mrs Worthy
December 2013
This accommodation was a gem in the heart of Haltwhistle. It was in the main street with easy access to all services, with Sainsburys so very close as well being just a short walk away. Beautifully clean apartment and well decorated - we would definitely stay here again and would certainly recommend this to other travellers.
Mr Ives
October 2014
The living accommodation was close to ideal. The WIFI in the accomodation was good. The ease of access to Northern Britain that Haltwhistle provided, we had side trips to Edinburgh and Windernere and day excursions to Durham and Settle. The range of provisions, services and activities available in Haltwhistle. The efficiency and regularity of the UK railways. We intend to book again next year, and from Haltwhistle will revisit Edinburgh, and make side trips to Glasgow and York.
Mrs Robertson
August 2013
The central location in the town was brilliant. Being able to walk to local shops/pubs/etc was a real bonus. Also the proximity to bus stops and train station was excellent and meant we could leave the car. The location was perfect for the walking we planned to do. The apartment was extremely spacious and very comfortable.
Mr Breslin
June 2013
We really enjoyed our holiday. The apartment was excellent, very clean and well furnished. We would stay again if we visit the area. Thank you
Mrs Wilmot
March 2013
Haltwhistle was a perfect base for accessing the area the property was lovely.
Rev Anderson
August 2013
The property was in the centre of Haltwhistle and everything we needed was within walking distance, including bus and train. I particularly liked the window seat. A very good property.
Mr Jenkinson
October 2012
Central position in town. Extremely cosy and comfortable. Very clean and a friendly welcome from the owner.
Mrs Allen
September 2013
The property was lovely, clean and comfortable and in a brilliant location. Great holiday, hope to go back next year.
Mrs Johnson
October 2013
This was a very pleasant place to stay. Everything was very clean and extremely comfortable. The large television, games console and Wi-Fi were a bonus. Haltwhistle and surrounding areas are lovely places to explore.
Mr Temple
January 2013
The location of the property is ideal, it is literally a 2 minute drive to beautiful country side of Hadrians Wall and river woodland walks of Allen banks. Everything you could need is a 2 minute walk i.e. shops, pubs, takeaways, etc. A beautiful property which I would recommend and certainly return to.
Mrs Winstanley
October 2012
The accommodation was centrally located for all amenities with a good selection of shops within two minutes walk. We had a very warm welcome from the owners. It was close to all the places we wished to visit and we had a great time exploring local villages, towns and tourist sites. The locals were very friendly and helpful.
Mrs Byars
November 2012
We loved the central location for amenities and places of interest. It was a very comfortable flat and friendly people lived in the village.
Mr Kielty
July 2012
A good location with local amenities right on the doorstep. WiFi a boon, good TV with lots of channels. Good location for touring, walking and history. A welcoming atmosphere, we felt very comfortable.
Ms Porthouse
September 2012
Easy access to trains and bus. A beautiful area and a friendly town. The grocery stores were very good and very close.
Mr Slight
January 2012
Great location. 1 minute from everything. Very warm, very cosy, everything we needed to celebrate Christmas away from home. Our hosts were very friendly.
Mr Bonham
March 2012
Great apartment which the owner took the time to show us round and recommended best places to eat and drink. Well fitted out and very comfortable. Great walks and good beer and food across the road at the Black Bull - recommend the steak and chips!
Mr Harding
July 2012
An excellent location for exploring Hadrian's Wall country using public transport.
Mr Wilkinson
July 2012
The cottage was roomy and comfortable which was nice to return to after soggy times out and about! A great location for shops and shorter dog walks.
Mr Bricklebank
November 2012
Superb apartment in an excellent central location in the main high street in Haltwhistle. A great base to explore the area but plenty to do on our doorstep as well - very good pub (The Black Bull) two minutes walk away and plenty of good local shops and eateries. Able to leave the car for a few days as there is a bus stop right outside, and a rail station only five minutes walk away, allowing easy days out to Carlisle and Newcastle.
John R
December 2014
Nice, very friendly welcome from the owners. Excellent furnishing, spotless accommodation - really everything we needed. Apartment centrally located, quiet, despite being in the centre of town with Sainsbury's just a short walk away. Close to bus stop and railway station with many interesting places to visit nearby and within convenient travelling distance. Local people very friendly. Brilliant weather for the entire stay.
August 2014
This first floor apartment was large, spotlessly clean and the feature bay window allowed plenty of natural light. The kitchen was fully functional with a large dining table and two very comfortable settees to watch the large flat screen TV. The spacious bedroom was clean and comfortable with plenty of storage. The large bathroom was only let down by the smallish shower however there was constant hot water and plenty of towels provided. The apartment was located in the middle of a very friendly town with easy walking to the supermarket and the local (extremely hospitable) pubs. A short walk to the train station makes this apartment accessible to those without a car. This was an ideal spot to visit Hadrians Wall as well countless walks and we would definitely stay there again and recommend it to friends and relatives.
January 2014
It was our second stay here in Haltwhistle at the Drover's Rest. A warm welcome again with added touches from the owners. A lovely village atmosphere with plenty of good shops on the high street, all of a good quality with very friendly and helpful people. This time we left the car parked and used the local buses, which were very convenient, if a little expensive. There is plenty to see and do even in the winter here. May have a summer visit soon!
June 2014
Set on Main Street opposite the market place very close to shops pubs and bus stop with Sainsburys at the back it couldn't be more convenient we were met by Stella who was very friendly and helpful, there was chocs and wine which didn't last long but thats another story. There are many leaflets on the surrounding area. Everything we needed was supplied in short it could not be faulted. If you want pies you must try Billy Bells just up the road
July 2013
From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome. We were greeted by the owners and found gifts of wine and chocolates waiting fo us. They were very helpful and informative. The flat was lovely, sparklingly clean and very well equipped. It was very convenient for shops, pubs and bus stops should you need them. It was central to all the places we wanted to visit, The Roman Army Museum, Vindolanda, the Roman Walls, Hexham, Brampton and other places to numerous to mention. A week was not enough!
Helen P.
December 2012
Apart from some confusion finding the place, because the building is not called The Drover's Rest, I had a very enjoyable holiday. The flat was warm and very well fitted up, with a lovely window in the sitting room. The owners, Ian and Stella Hunter, were helpful and friendly. The train station is close, and the bus stop to take the ad122 over Hadrian's wall is five strides from the front door. The local Sainsbury's is just as close. A lovely place.
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