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Farmhouse Chic in the heart of Northumberland. Self-catering Holiday Accommodation, B&B rooms, Farming with Rare Breeds, and Historic Tours of our Ancient Farm with Grade II* Listed Victorian hydraulic turbine engineering embellishments by Lord Armstrong of Cragside. Shaun & Lou Renwick welcome you to holiday at East Cottage, or B&B in 'The Armstrong Wing’ and ‘The West Room’ of Cragend Grange.

Holiday Cottage at Cragend Farm, sleeps 4. Amazing views, and an incredible location within easy reach of Cragside, and many other Northumbrian places to visit, Alnwick and Bamburgh Castle, Howick Gardens, Hadrians Wall and of course the beaches! Walkers and cyclists have plenty to see and do. Historic Site. Dogs welcome.

Lambing at Cragend starts in early May, with calves due in June. Goats are more unpredictable but if we do have any goat kids it will be from April.

Two Bed & Breakfast rooms are also available: "The Armstrong Wing" has a Super Kingsize bed and an ensuite bathroom & shower, and the "West Room" has a Kingsize Bed with and ensuite shower room. Cyclists and walkers have plenty to see and do with Cragside nearby. Historic Site. Dogs welcome. Breakfast included.

Cragend Silo is a Grade II* listed building, and along with other buildings on the farm is of historic importance and interest. Linked to Cragside in Rothbury Northumberland.
To book a tour please contact us on 01669-621533 or email us using the contact form. By appointment only.

Read more about East Cottage Cragend Farm

This Victorian cottage was built to house families who worked on the Cragside Estate, with original features, such as the large open fireplace. There are original outhouses, and a netty, which we now use for storage of bicycles etc. Amazing views of the Northumberland hills and space to walk and relax.

We take booking on a Friday to Friday basis. Short breaks are available during off peak season any day of the week.

Lambing at Cragend starts in early May, with calves due in June. Goats are more unpredictable but if we do have any goat kids it will be from April.

Prices range from £490-£880 with Short Breaks also available.

East Cottage has wood fuelled central heating and comprises:

Kitchen: with tiled floor, breakfast area, wood burning stove, electric cooker, Esse solid fuel Range, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

Dining/Sitting Room: with wood burning stove in an inglenook fireplace and fantastic views

First Floor Sitting Room: with Freeview TV and lovely views over the countryside.

Bedroom 1: with King size bed with views over to Cragside.

Bedroom 2: with twin beds.

Bathroom: with shower over bath and toilet.

Parking for 2 cars.

WIFI

All logs supplied

Dogs welcome.

All fuel, electricity, logs, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi Travel cot and highchair supplied on request. Welcome pack. Lawned garden with seating, garden furniture and BBQ stored in the outhouse. 1.5 miles of salmon and sea trout fishing (by arrangement). Detached barn providing lockable storage for bikes and walking equipment. Near the Sandstone Way, St Oswalds Way and St Cuthberts Way. Dogs welcome. National Trust members welcome - Cragside House is within walking distance. Cookery courses including lunch and Visitor days by arrangement with the owner.

We are proud to have been awarded a Green Award for Sustainability.

The property is situated on a working rare breed cattle and sheep farm, with free range chickens, and gets its water from a natural water supply.

Brimming with character on the edge of the National Park, East Cottage is in an ideal location for exploring the many visitor attractions throughout this glorious county. Only two miles from the pretty market town of Rothbury with its own private stretch of salmon and trout fishing (by arrangement and seasonal), East Cottage is set on a small historical site featuring the only agricultural weighbridge left in the UK today and a Grade II* listed agricultural building of National Importance.

The property was built by Lord Armstrong of Cragside in the 1880s as part of his Cragside Estate to show off his model farm. Situated next door to the National Trust property itself, within easy driving and walking distance, the cottage boasts eco-friendly features and is powered by a wood burning stove and an Esse Range in the kitchen as well as a traditional electric oven. With an established garden to the side with lovely views, East Cottage is an idyllic location for families or friends and we are happy for you to bring your dog too!

Hand made furnishings: The blinds, bedcovers and curtains are all handmade at East Cottage, with the cushions by local cushion maker Velvet Thistle. Fabrics are mainly William Morris or Vanessa Arbuthnot.

"Stay With Us" Gift cards are available for you to give to a friend or relative.

Cragend Farm is a rare breed working farm with British Whitebred Shorthorn cattle, Bagot goats and Park type Cheviot sheep. An unusual Victorian show piece designed by Lord Armstrong of Cragside who installed hydraulic engineering to assist his farm workers in the 1880's.

Bed and Breakfast Rooms 

East Cottage Self-Catering Cottage

Ancient Farm with Victorican Grade II* Listed Building 

Additional Information

  • Deposit: £100.00 Flat Fee
  • Check In Time: 15:00
  • Check Out Time: 10:00
  • Child minimum age: 0
  • Child maximum age: 18

East Cottage Cragend Farm

East Cottage Cragend Farm

Sleeps: 4

Farmhouse chic in the heart of northumberland.
This Victorian cottage was built to house families who worked on the Cragside Estate, with original features, such as the large open fireplace. There... Read More

This Victorian cottage was built to house families who worked on the Cragside Estate, with original features, such as the large open fireplace. There are original outhouses, and a netty, which we now use for storage of bicycles etc. Amazing views of the Northumberland hills and space to walk and relax.

We take booking on a Friday to Friday basis. Short breaks are available during off peak season any day of the week.

Prices range from £490-£880 with Short Breaks also available.

East Cottage has wood fuelled central heating and comprises:

Kitchen: with tiled floor, breakfast area, wood burning stove, electric cooker, Esse solid fuel Range, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

Dining/Sitting Room: with wood burning stove in an inglenook fireplace and fantastic views

First Floor Sitting Room: with Freeview TV and lovely views over the countryside.

Bedroom 1: with King size bed with views over to Cragside.

Bedroom 2: with twin beds.

Bathroom: with shower over bath and toilet.

Parking for 2 cars.

WIFI

All logs supplied

Dogs welcome.

All fuel, electricity, logs, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi Travel cot and highchair supplied on request. Welcome pack. Lawned garden with seating, garden furniture and BBQ stored in the outhouse. 1.5 miles of salmon and sea trout fishing (by arrangement). Detached barn providing lockable storage for bikes and walking equipment. Near the Sandstone Way, St Oswalds Way and St Cuthberts Way. Dogs welcome. National Trust members welcome - Cragside House is within walking distance. Cookery courses including lunch and Visitor days by arrangement with the owner.

We are proud to have been awarded a Green Award for Sustainability.

The property is situated on a working rare breed cattle and sheep farm, with free range chickens, and gets its water from a natural water supply.

Brimming with character on the edge of the National Park, East Cottage is in an ideal location for exploring the many visitor attractions throughout this glorious county. Only two miles from the pretty market town of Rothbury with its own private stretch of salmon and trout fishing (by arrangement and seasonal), East Cottage is set on a small historical site featuring the only agricultural weighbridge left in the UK today and a Grade II* listed agricultural building of National Importance.

The property was built by Lord Armstrong of Cragside in the 1880s as part of his Cragside Estate to show off his model farm. Situated next door to the National Trust property itself, within easy driving and walking distance, the cottage boasts eco-friendly features and is powered by a wood burning stove and an Esse Range in the kitchen as well as a traditional electric oven. With an established garden to the side with lovely views, East Cottage is an idyllic location for families or friends and we are happy for you to bring your dog too!

Hand made furnishings: The blinds, bedcovers and curtains are all handmade at East Cottage, with the cushions by local cushion maker Velvet Thistle. Fabrics are mainly William Morris or Vanessa Arbuthnot.

"Stay With Us" Gift cards are available for you to give to a friend or relative.

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Facilities

  • Cycle Storage
  • EV Charging
  • Open Fires / Woodburners

Activities & Experiences

  • Animal Feeding Activities
  • Beach Nearby
  • Farm Tours
  • Fishing
  • Lambing
  • Pub Nearby
  • Child & Toddler Friendly Holidays
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Green Tourism Award
  • Romantic Breaks and Holidays
  • Working Farm

Pets

  • Dog Friendly

CRAGEND FARM - HISTORIC HOUSES TOURS

Visit our Grade II* listed Silo designed and built by Lord William Armstrong of Cragside, and take a tour around this Ancient Farm that is filled with history going back to the Bronze Age.

Click on this link for booking:

https://www.historichouses.org/house/cragend-farm/tours  

Tours comprise of the following:

(in association with Historic Houses)

Welcome Briefing including tea and coffee.

Short history of Cragend Farm pre-1850

Why Cragend Farm is linked to Cragside

Use of stone work to demonstrate the old buildings being used by Armstrong to recreate the new buildings.

Plans for the future 

Silo visit and discussion.

Opportunity to enter the different floors of the Silo building (optional).

Farmhouse, Courtyard, weigh bridge, and dairy  and viewing of our larger museum artefacts.

Cragend Grange turbine and machine room.

Further conversation, viewing of our museum artefacts and other information, PowerPoints etc.

Any questions?

Toilet facilities are available. Sturdy shoes recommended. There are uneven areas and steps.

Free Parking. 

Booking by Appointment only.

£12.50 per person

Tour timings: 11am-2pm

£500 - £900

Per week

Availability
Directions

Additional Directions Information

Cragend Farm is located on the B6344 between Rothbury and Weldon Bridge. NE65 7XN Satnav 

15 miles from the A1 and A697 Morpeth junction. 

Extras
Special Offers

East Cottage

Visit Historic site near Cragside

Cragend Farm is an Historic Site, near Cragside (National Trust) and we offer tours of the turbines and historic buildings to guests interested in our heritage. Rare breed animals add to the tour and you are welcome to help us a feeding times. Stay in our authentic Victorian workers cottage.

Offer expires 31/05/2022, terms & conditions may apply.

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01669 621533

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Cragend Farm
Anna-Louise Renwick
Rothbury
Morpeth
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Northumberland
NE65 7XN

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