A charming, single-floor property with a substantial, fully-enclosed garden on the peaceful Eslington Park estate.
From this convenient rural base, it’s easy to explore all of Northumberland’s diverse corners
Eslington Lodge’s bright farmhouse-style kitchen sets a comfy tone. Expansive and well-equipped, the kitchen contains an oil-powered Aga for cooking inside a feature inglenook, whilst the casual pine table seats six and is perfect for relaxed breakfasts.
The kitchen leads into a dining area where French doors lead to the large conservatory with views out onto an enclosed garden, a perfect spot for watching the estate’s myriad birdlife.
The sitting room has three comfortable sofas with a Smart TV to relax and unwind after a long day of Northumberland sight-seeing. There is a cosy electric stove fire for those colder days.
As for the sleeping quarters, the elegant master bedroom has French doors with ramp access, alongside an en-suite bathroom containing a walk-in shower. There is a twin-bedded en-suite bedroom and two further single bedrooms which share a shower room.
Eslington Lodge is ideal for families or groups of friends keen on a peaceful hideaway with easy access to all of Northumberland. This is a single-storey property and the garden is ramp-accessed, rendering Eslington Lodge suitable for guests of limited mobility.
From this slice of vintage countryside between the coast and Cheviot Hills, you can just as easily explore the rugged beauty of the undulating Northumberland National Park as make seaside daytrips. There is plenty to explore including the Ingram Valley and Simonside Hills which are close by for hikes to waterfalls. Friendly Northumbrian villages festoon the immediate area, and rounds of golf, National Trust properties or shorter walks are readily available.
A trip to the coast to explore Northumberland’s beautiful beaches such as Alnmouth, Holy Island or Bamburgh is also very tempting in all seasons. Rothbury, just up the River Coquet, offers lovely little boutiques and inns, while Alnwick is famous for another majestic castle used in the Harry Potter films.
Please note that we also offer Eslington East Wing, a Grade II listed Georgian country house which is on the same site as Eslington Lodge. If availability allows, groups of up to 16 can rent both homes together.
Small entrance hall with hanging space.
The spacious kitchen has a double oven oil Aga, electric cooker and dishwasher. It is fully equipped with good quality china, glasses, and cookware. A wooden kitchen table seats 6.
Dining room with large table with seating 6. French doors lead into a bright conservatory featuring a double sofa and 4 cushioned chairs. French doors at either side of the conservatory allow guests access into the garden.
Sitting room offering woodland views with two double sofas, armchair, Smart TV with Freeview and ‘coal-effect’ electric fire.
Bedroom one with 5' king size bed with French doors to patio and en-suite bathroom with walk in shower, basin and WC.
Bedroom two with twin 3' beds and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower, basin and WC.
Bedroom three with single 3' bed, built-in cupboard, and wardrobe.
Bedroom four with single 3' bed, built-in cupboard and chest of drawers.
Family show room with shower, WC and basin.
Utility room with sink, washing machine and fridge freezer.
Eslington Lodge has a large garden on three sides of the property with ramped access. A paved patio offers guests space for outdoor dining, with an additional gravelled patio also available. The large lawn is fully enclosed making it safe for both dogs and children. The surrounding woodland makes the garden a private space for guests to enjoy.
There is ample parking for two cars.
Babies & Children
A highchair can be provided on request. However please bring your own travel cot if your require one.
One dog is permitted at a charge of £30 and must be kept to uncarpeted areas of the property.
Luxurious bed linen and fluffy bath towels and hand towels are provided for each guest. Hand soap is provided.
Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage
Super-fast fibre broadband is available and suitable for Wi-Fi calling. Mobile signal can be poor depending upon network provider.
The property has oil central heating in addition to the electric fire in the sitting room.
For guests looking to holiday together this property can be booked alongside Eslington East Wing sleeping 10. The properties are a short distance away from each other.
Eslington Lodge sits in Eslington Park, 10.9 miles from the historic town of Alnwick where you will find an excellent range of amenities and an eclectic mix of charming specialist shops. Here you can wander the cobbled streets and gift shops around the marketplace, or stop-off at one of the many quaint cafes across the area. While there, seek out Barter Books - ‘a book heaven’ with thousands of paperbacks, hardbacks and collector’s editions based in a beautiful former railway station.
For provisions, you will find plenty of choice - try award-winning Turnbull’s for fine food and quality meats; The Alnwick Deli for delicious local produce, cheeses, hampers and gifts; or the Alnwick Bakery for home-baked breads, pies and pastries. There is a market every Saturday, a farmer’s market on the last Friday of every month, and a large supermarket nearby for all your holiday essentials.
For a dining experience with a difference, the Treehouse Restaurant at Alnwick Gardens (9 miles) is not to be missed. Set high in the treetops, it is a magical spot to spend an evening, featuring local fish and seafood, meats from Northumberland’s farmlands, as well as other regional specialities all within a lovely ambient setting.
6 miles from Eslington is the traditional market town of Rothbury, a visit the renowned Rothbury Bakery for quality pies and freshly baked local produce; or Tully’s deli on the High Street. You will also find a superb selection of independent shops, galleries, pubs and cafes. A walk along the river makes a lovely day out and Children will love the play area there too.
For nearby amenities you will find a post office and village shop in Powburn 4 miles away.
Sitting in the heart of the Northumberland countryside, the cottage is the perfect base to explore the wider area.
Cragside House and Gardens is just 6 miles away and offers a fascinating day out for the family where you can discover the first house in the world to be lit by hydroelectricity. Crammed full of gadgets developed by Victorian inventor, innovator and landscape genius, Lord Armstrong, Cragside is truly a wonder of its age. The adventure playground with its network of paths and tunnels will be a huge hit with children and the gardens are an absolute delight.
History buffs will delight in visits to the grand stately homes and medieval castles of the area, including the magnificent Alnwick Castle and Gardens. For family friendly activities, you will find an activity programme brimming with adventure where children can take part in all sorts of magic and mayhem inspired by the characters of Harry Potter; test their knightly courage in the Dragon Quest; or explore a world of wobbly rope bridges and treetop walkways within the stunning setting of Alnwick Gardens.
For something different, why not head to Ingram (3 miles) to experience a star-gazing treat under the outstanding dark skies of the Northumberland National Park, or pack your mountain bike, walking boots and climbing kit to experience the endless traffic-free trails and dramatic open landscapes of the Cheviot and Simonside Hills, taking in iron-age hill forts and some amazing panoramic vistas along the way.
Finally, the stunning beaches of the Northumberland coast can be easily reached in under an hour - perfect for picnics with a bucket and spade. The nearest beach can be found at Alnmouth or visit Bamburgh Castle and its amazing dog-friendly beach where you can walk for miles on white sugary sands, stopping off for ice cream along the way. Alternatively, why not follow in the footsteps of ancient pilgrims to the mystical Holy Island of Lindisfarne to complete the final journey of St. Cuthbert and enjoy the breath taking views from the sheltered dune-fringed sands of this uniquely special place. Simply magical!
Children and families
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Welcome to the realm of the king of fish, the mighty River Tweed. Every year thousands of Atlantic Salmon make their way up river, an annual odyssey that is one of nature's miracles.Find Out More
Historic houses and castles
With more stately homes, castles and historic sites here than you can shake a proverbial stick at, visitors are quite simply spoilt for choice.Find Out More
Our region is home to outstanding scenery which boasts emerald forests, pristine lochs and rivers, heathery hillsides, sweeping moorlands as well as a picture perfect coastline.Find Out More
Horse riding is intrinsically linked to the history and heritage of the area and goes right back to the 13th and 14th centuries where townspeople would ride the clan’s boundaries to protect their common lands. Thankfully our riding pursuits today are not quite so dramatic!Find Out More
Shopping, arts and crafts
We are extremely fortunate to have a region where independent shops are king, and to have an area flowing with creativity through its talents in arts, crafts and textiles.Find Out More
From the lush green uplands to shimmering sea, the area boasts a hugely diverse and enticing landscape that is perfect for exploring on foot. From gentle rambles to long-distance hikes, there are a vast array of trails and waymarked routes for newbie walkers or experienced alike.Find Out More
There are 40 golf courses in Northumberland, and another 21 in the Scottish Borders offering visitors an incredibly wide and varied range of golfing options.Find Out More
If you love a challenge or just crave a little excitement away from the day-to-day bustle of working life, we have lots to offer - whether it be watery pursuits, muddy blasts or thrill seeking, adrenaline-charged adventures.Find Out More
Cycling & mountain biking
Whether you ride fast or slow, on-road or off-road, there is something uniquely special about enjoying some outdoor time on two wheels. Here in the region we have something for everyone from high-energy mountain biking blasts to gentle forest paths the whole family can enjoy.Find Out More
For sheer variety alone Northumberland and the Scottish Borders are irresistible to any gun.Find Out More
Ancestral history research
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Spas and beauty treatments
Everyone needs a little time-out to relax and for many that may involve a little pampering, the chance to experience new therapies, or simply some dedicated ‘me time’ to enjoy or practise disciplines which bring a sense of well-being and good health.Find Out More
Cooks and chefs
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Our experienced dog sitters will look after your furry friends whilst you are out exploring.Find Out More
Award yourself a real break and let us provide a pair (or more) of helping hands.Find Out More
Nannies and babysitters
Relax, explore the local area, enjoy a long lunch or a romantic evening out by hiring a fully qualified registered and experienced nanny or babysitter to come to your house.Find Out More
Beauty and spa treatments
Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.Find Out More
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- One dog is welcome with a charge of £30.
- Typical arrival day: Friday
- Arrival time: 4pm
- Departure time: 9.30am
"Reading or doing a crossword in that conservatory, as light floods in — it’s impossible not to have your spirits raised."Sue, Crabtree & Crabtree