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Moorgair Cottage Family Cottage in Hexham , Northumberland

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sleeps 5
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Moorgair Cottage Family Cottage description

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Moorgair Cottage is a stone built cottage adjoining the owners farmhouse, situated in the hamlet of Slaley, close to the village of Blanchland, six miles from Hexham in Northumberland. This cottage sleeps five and comprises of a family room with onedouble and one single bed, a twin bedroom as well as a ground floor family bathroom. The cottage also has a living area with a kitchen, a dining and a sitting area with a log burning stove. To the outside of this cottage there is off road parking for two cars and a garden with furniture. Moorgair Cottage is in a perfect location for exploring many parts of the Northumberland area.

Hexham is a lively little market town packed with fascinating antique shops. There are many attractions and amenities for visitors, and here you will find the attractive old Hexham Abbey which dates back to the 7th Century and its amazing Saxon crypt; the colourful stalls of The Shambles in the Market Place on Tuesdays, and the 14th Century Moot Hall, now an art gallery. Hexham is very popular with tourists visiting Hadrian's Wall, located nearby. There are many lovely open spaces, including the Sele, a public park next to the Abbey, and the riverside country park of Tyne Green. Horse racing enthusiasts will enjoy a day out at Hexham Race Course which is located south of Hexham.

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.

Oil central heating and log burning stove in sitting area. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, TV, DVD, WiFi, payphone. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for two cars. Private garden with lawned area and garden furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Golf locally. Small shop and pubs 1.5 miles.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Telephone
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi

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Dr Barker
June 2014
Moorgair Cottage was delightful, well laid-out, beautifully decorated and furnished and extremely comfortable. It was perfect for a family of three, and would be equally so for four or five. A good, quiet location, within easy reach of Hexham and all Hadrian's Wall sites, not to mention Newcastle itself if the weather turns particularly bad. We would be delighted to stay here again, and will certainly revisit the area, and would definitely recommend to friends.
Mrs Munday
December 2013
Cottage was very clean and warm. Owners friendly. Lovely location. Easy access to places to visit. Northumberland is a beautiful part of the country - perfect place for a quiet country retreat with plenty of places to visit if you want to.
Mrs Jackson
September 2013
A nice cottage, ideally situated. Cottage was nice and warm and very quiet. Would go back, highly recommended.
Mrs Bradley
September 2013
The cottage is in a stunning location with relatively easy access to places of interest and fabulous walks. We were made to feel very welcome upon arriving at the cottage. It was warm and cosy, and very well furnished and decorated.
Mrs Tye
November 2012
Immaculate, well presented property, in peaceful area. Friendly host. Loved the alpacas in the next field. Couldn't have asked for any more, highly recommended property.
Mr Goodier
November 2012
Spotlessly clean ,fabulous location, really friendly owners and of course the inquisitive alpacas. Far enough out of town to be remote, but central to lots of interesting attractions. Hope to be back soon.
October 2012
The setting of the cottage was fabulous. I would highly recommend. The owner was very pleasant and available if needed. It was in easy access to many sightseeing areas, however you will need transport as long way from a shop. The cottage was warm and very cosy, ideal.
Mrs Palm
October 2011
The cottage was very nice and it was very quiet. The owner was kind and hospitable. We will surely recommend this cottage to our family. Thank you Sykes Cottage for your help with the booking!
Mrs Bloomer
September 2011
We enjoyed being part of the farm and seeing the Alpacas.
Mrs Phasey
July 2011
Lovely cottage, absolutely immaculate. Wealth of information on things to do and owners very helpful and friendly. Most enjoyable week.
Mr Fullen
April 2011
The location was wonderful with lambs in the field outside. The cottage was very well decorated and all furnishings, fittings and contents were great. The accommodation was family friendly and had games, DVDs and music Cds.
Mrs Hennessey
April 2010
The owner was extremely helpful and happy to share information about the local area. Fresh eggs on arrival and tea and coffee in the kitchen made a wonderful first impression and set us up for a fabulous holiday.
Mr Hagon
January 2010
Very warm reception by the owners who provided Christmas tree and Christmas offerings on our arrival. Lovely location. Heating excellent, so no need to light the log stove provided.
Mrs Hooper
October 2009
Beautiful location, owners very friendly and made us very welcome! Cottage very comfortable would recommend it to anyone.
Mr Mrs Peckerle
November 2009
Excellent cottage, decor superb, owners lovely and welcoming. Very nice to arrive to homemade shortbread, farm fresh milk and eggs! Very quiet peaceful area.
Mr Standbrook
October 2015
A lovely cottage with beautiful surrounding countryside and plenty of interesting places to visit. There were very friendly and helpful people everywhere we went to.
Mr Brown
March 2015
A great cottage which was cosy, well equipped and very clean. All making for a very relaxing and pleasant stay.
Mr Stewart
August 2014
Liked the peace and tranquillity of the surroundings. It was a very relaxing break which we all thoroughly enjoyed.
Mr Edmondson
November 2014
Quite restful location. Owners very pleasant and accommodating. Well furnished.
Mrs Geissler
June 2014
The area was beautiful and the whole family loved all the animals around! We will come back!
Mr Hayhoe
October 2009
The Travellers Rest pub is good for food. A good location for a lot of tourist attractions. The animals were also good for the children.
Mrs Hood
June 2009
Comfortable cottage. Friendly owners.
Mr Hill
August 2009
Wonderful countryside and an excellent cottage.
Mrs Holliday
April 2009
Excellent for a family of 2 adults and 3 children.
Mr Cliff
April 2009
Cottage was fantastic very relaxing, kind hosts, beautiful cottage in every way.
Mr Higham
January 2009
Warm, welcome and cosy cottage, set in beautiful surroundings.
August 2008
The cottage is an excellent base for exploring Hadrian's Wall country. Our five year old daughter loved watching the alpacas in the field opposite the cottage.
Mrs Marshall
April 2007
Excellent property. Friendly owner, beautiful countryside. The garden and animals are ideal for children. There are sheep and alpacas - very rare. Simply superb.
Mrs Cassels
March 2007
Friendly hosts. Great location. Excellent cottage. We have already recommended this cottage to others.
Mr Pritchard
November 2006
The cottage was clean and tidy. The owner was lovely and had left us fresh milk, eggs and shortbread when we arrived. The cottage was beautifully furnished and decorated. We had a fabulous holiday and even the weather was kind to us!
Ms Childerhouse
November 2006
There was a very friendly family who ran the cottage and I will definitely recommend it to friends.
Mrs Davis
September 2006
The Area and cottage were beautiful.
Mrs Gallagher
September 2006
A beautiful cottage in a secluded location. We were also lucky enough to have good weather.
Mr Hale
April 2006
The accommodation is in excellent condition in a great location. There were little touches such as eggs and milk in the fridge, lots of towels, plenty of books, video's dvd's etc and mini-eggs for Easter! Very welcoming and friendly owners.
Mrs Evans
November 2005
A lovely cottage with good accessibility for the surrounding countryside. The cottage was spotless. Excellent facilities.
Miss Williams
April 2006
A comfortable, warm, cosy cottage. A very quiet location, lovely countryside. It had a wonderful selection of books, magazines, games and videos for rainy days.
Mr Kairon
October 2005
The cottage and the owners were fantastic. We were amazed at the great facilities in the cottage and the friendliness of the owners. This cottage was excellent in its child friendliness and little touches such as books/videos and games for children and adults. We will definitely recommend it to all friends and come again.
Mr Brooks
June 2005
This was our second visit to Moorgair Cottage and we may be back again. Excellent value.
Ms Palmer
December 2004
We really appreciated the extras with this property eg: towels, milk, biscuits, soap etc. Very quiet and peaceful.
Mr South
December 2004
Lovely cottage, in a quiet location, good garden area. Ideal base for walking touring Northumberland.
Mr Young
December 2004
Great for young children being joined to farmhouse with chickens, birds,and a dog, outside the back door! The view through lounge window with cows, Alpacas and sheep was a treat for kids too.
Mrs Kilgour
December 2004
The cottage was in a beautiful location in the countryside. The decor and facilities in the cottage were excellent.Excellent cottage for touring the area. We visited Hadrians Wall, Beamish, spent a day in Newcastle, used local bridle paths for walks not far from Hexham.
Mrs Tully
December 2004
A homely cottage with a wood burning stove, which we particularly liked. Children also liked all the farm animals, cows, sheep, ducks, chickens, cats and even alpacas! The owners lived next door and were very friendly but not intrusive. A good selection of games & videos was provided as well as lots of useful local information, leaflets, maps etc.
December 2013
Our stay in this cottage was absolutely perfect in every way. The cottage itself is beautiful and the owner was extremely welcoming and friendly. It is in a glorious location, convenient to many places of interest. We booked straight away for next year, we liked it so much!
Ms Ridler
December 2004
Everything worked well and all the equipment was good quality. The owners had thought of everything you might need as well as providing homely and tasteful touches. It was immaculate. The garden was private and lovely for a couple to enjoy. A perfect hideaway for two. Lovely countryside all around and some great walks to do.
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