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Located half a mile beyond the market town of Alston, Cumbria lies Mark Close Farmhouse and Mark Close Milking Parlour; set within the heart of The North Pennines AONB.

We have two different self-catering holiday cottages available; a nine bedroom traditional farmhouse and a cosy one bedroom cottage. The Farmhouse is a great holiday rental for groups of families and friends, whilst The Milking Parlour offers an ideal rental for couples who would prefer peace and quiet. Both our holiday cottages are dog friendly.

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A fantastic base to explore The North Pennines AONB & beyond!

We are ideally located to explore the North Pennines AONB and is within easy reach of The Lake District National Park, The Solway Coast AONB and Northumberland National Park.

As well as numerous national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty that are within easy reach; other exciting places of interest include Hadrian’s Wall, Kielder Forest Park, The Scottish Borders, the vibrant/historic cities of Newcastle and Carlisle as well as numerous market towns such as Hexham, Barnard Castle and Penrith.

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  • Deposit: £100.00 Flat Fee
  • Check In Time: 16:00
  • Check Out Time: 10:00

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Mark Close Farmhouse Holiday Cottages

The Farmhouse

Sleeps: 20

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Mark Close Farmhouse is a traditional 18th century farmhouse. Consisting of 9 bedrooms the property provides group accommodation for up to 20 people...

Mark Close Farmhouse is a traditional 18th century farmhouse. Consisting of 9 bedrooms the property provides group accommodation for up to 20 people and you’re more than welcome to bring up to four dogs (subject to an additional fee of £20 per dog) .

The bedrooms are arranged as 2 family rooms (each consisting of 1 single & 1 double bed), 3 double rooms and 4 twin rooms. There are 5 shower/bathrooms (one of which is en-suite).

The farmhouse has a large enclosed garden with a number of picnic benches as well as a patio area with a BBQ and further seating.

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From £1500

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Mark Close Farmhouse Holiday Cottages

The Milking Parlour

Sleeps: 2

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The milking parlour was orignally a working  dairy milking parlour and converted into a cottage in the early 2000’s & renovated in 2021. It is now a...

The milking parlour was orignally a working  dairy milking parlour and converted into a cottage in the early 2000’s & renovated in 2021. It is now a cosy cottage that consists of 1 bedroom. With underfloor heating throughout as well as a wood burning stove in the living room. The cottage can accomodate 2 people and you’re more than welcome to bring up to 2 dogs (subject to an additional fee of £20 per dog).

The property has an enclosed private garden with a patio and lawned area. The milking parlour also comes with a private hot tub for guests to enjoy. The garden backs onto open farmland that is regularly grazed by a flock of sheep. The garden is a popular haunt for various garden birds, pheasants and woodpeckers.

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From £450

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Self-Catering

From £450

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Mark Close Farm House
Emily Jones
Brampton Road
Alston
Cumbria
CA9 3BD

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Mark Close Farmhouse is situated approximately ½ a mile from Alston along Brampton Road (A689). We can be located in the following ways:

 

Postcode: CA9 3BD

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GPS co-ordinates: 54°48'54.9"N 2°27'04.8"W

 

From the M6 at Penrith (Junction 40) follow signs for A66E (Scotch Corner, Brough) Then follow signs for A686 (Alston). Upon reaching Alston, follow the signs for Brampton (A689) When leaving Alston, Mark Close Farmhouse will be on the left.

 

From the M6 at Carlisle (Junction 43) follow signs for A69 (Newcastle, Hexham) Then follow signs for A689 (Alston) When nearing Alston, Mark Close Farmhouse will be on the right.

 

From the A1 at Scotch Corner (Junction 53) follow signs for A66 (Brough, Penrith) Then follow signs for B6277 (Middleton-in-Teesdale, Alston) Upon reaching Alston, follow the signs for Brampton (A689) After leaving Alston, Mark Close Farmhouse will be on the left.

 

From Newcastle follow signs for A69 (Hexham, Haydon Bridge) When nearing Haydon Bridge follow signs for A686 (Alston) Upon reaching Alston, follow the signs for Brampton (A689) After leaving Alston, Mark Close Farmhouse will be on the left.


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