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Granary View, Brockmill Farm

Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

A stylish, newly-renovated cottage on the Northumberland coast, just a hop, skip and jump away from the causeway to Holy Island.

Granary View, Brockmill Farm

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Granary View, Brockmill Farm

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A stylish, newly-renovated cottage on the Northumberland coast, just a hop, skip and jump away from the causeway to Holy Island.

Fabulously flexible, this dog-friendly home suits sharing couples, small families, friends or multi-generation groups equally well

Set within the steading of Brockmill Farm, which once served the now-ruined Haggerston Castle a mile to the north, Granary View is dreamily convenient in various ways.

First is the location: this semi-detached cottage lies just a short drive or cycle ride from the Holy Island of Lindisfarne and its vanishing causeway. Also within easy reach are golden-sand beaches such as Cheswick Sands, while bewitching Bamburgh Castle soars on its crag less than ten miles to the south. The A1 passes nearby, as well, making it easy to explore more of Northumberland’s coast.

Then there’s the set-up. You’ll find three bedrooms — all of which can be twin-bedded on request, suiting children or friends — and three en-suite bathrooms, including one especially-airy pair on the ground floor to ensure that anyone of limited mobility can stay. Two dogs are also welcome.

Once a row of mill workers' cottages, the original stone building has been given a stylish refurbishment bringing the addition of black-frame windows, open-plan interiors and quality fabrics. Space abounds, causing a faintly minimalist feel.

You’ll enter into the superbly-equipped kitchen, where grey-green cabinetry surrounds an extendable dining table. This flows into the sitting room and its two chunky, forest-green sofas, its 55-inch Smart TV and its inglenook log burner. The latter, in league with luxurious underfloor heating throughout this floor, means you’ll be perfectly cosy in here after dark; full-length windows, meanwhile, provide uplifting brightness by day.

Patio doors lead to an outdoor dining table and the south-facing lawned garden about which kids might tear. A charcoal barbecue and outdoor lighting further enable al-fresco meals in the faintly salty air. Although Mill Cottage is next door, fencing divides the properties to ensure total privacy.

Sprawling snugly in the eaves, both upstairs bedrooms feature a series of Velux windows, additional seating and gorgeously-tiled en-suites. One of those includes a soaking tub, accompanying the superb showers found in all three bathrooms.

Brockmill Farmhouse, which sleeps 16, is a two-minute walk away; in shared bookings with that property (and possibly the adjoining, four-person Mill Cottage), Granary View will offer some precious seclusion to grandparents, in-laws or young families.

Property details

Ground floor

Kitchen with integrated electric fan oven/grill, combi microwave oven, 4 ring electric hob, integrated fridge and freezer, integrated dishwasher and Nespresso coffee machine. Dining area with extendable dining table and seating for six guests.

Utility room/boot room (two steps down) with washing machine, tumble dryer, full size sink, hanging space and shoe storage space. An external door leads out to an enclosed gravelled area.

Cloakroom with WC and basin.

Sitting room with full-length windows, three-seater sofa, two-seater sofa, armchair, coffee table, side tables and lamps, 55" Smart TV, multi-fuel log burner (initial supply of logs provided) set in a pretty inglenook fireplace, roll top desk and selection of games and books. French doors lead out to the front garden.

Bedroom three with zip and link beds which can be configured to a 6’ super king or 3’ twin, side tables and lamps, hanging rail, drawer storage beneath bed, dressing table with mirror, lamp and chair, soft occasion chair and south-facing window with curtains.

En suite shower room with large rainfall showerhead with additional hand-held attachment, heated towel rail, WC, basin, illuminated mirror, cupboard storage and shelf space.

First floor

Bedroom one with zip and link beds which can be configured to a 6’ super king or 3’ twin, bedside tables with lamps, dressing table with mirror, lamp and stool, small sofa, bench seating at end of the bed, hanging rail, drawer storage beneath bed, full-length mirror.

En-suite bathroom with large bath with hand-held shower attachment, separate walk-in shower with rainfall showerhead and additional hand-held attachment, heated towel rail, WC, basin, illuminated mirror and shaver point, cupboard and shelf space.

Bedroom two with with zip and link beds which can be configured to a 6’ super king or 3’ twin, bedside tables with lamps, bench seating, arm chair, hanging rail, drawer storage beneath bed and full-length mirror.

En-suite shower room with Cloudburst showerhead with additional hand-held attachment, heated towel rail, WC, basin, illuminated mirror and shaver point, cupboard and shelf space.


South-facing patio area and lawn garden at the front of the cottage. An outdoor dining table with 6 chairs is provided. A charcoal barbecue (charcoal not provided) is available for guest use.
There is an enclosed gravel area to the rear of the cottage, with external side access and entry in to the utility room/ boot room.


There is ample parking for three cars.

Electrical Vehicle Charging

For safety reasons, we do not permit electric vehicle or hybrid car charging at this property. If you’re travelling by EV, discover your nearest electric vehicle charging point here.

Babies & Children

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.


Two dogs are welcome with a charge of £20 per dog.  Dogs must be kept to the ground floor and are not allowed on the furniture or in the bedrooms. We ask that dogs sleep in the utility room.

Guest amenities

Bed linen and towels are provided.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

Superfast Fibre broadband is available throughout the house and there is good 4G signal.


There is oil-fired underfloor heating throughout the ground floor with radiators and towel rails on the first floor. There is a wood-burning stove in the sitting room with the initial supply of logs provided.

Guest privacy

Granary View sits next door to another holiday let, Mill Cottage. The two cottages are attached and completely adjacent, so don't face onto each other. There is a fence at the front of the property, separating the front patios and lawn area. The gravel parking area is shared, and there is enough space for two or three cars in front of each cottage. 

Additional Accommodation

For guests looking to holiday together but enjoy their own space, Granary View will be available to book in conjunction with the adjoining Mill Cottage, sleeping four, and nearby Brockmill Farmhouse sleeping 16 (2 minutes' walk door to door.


Brockmill Farm sits in Northumberland's Coastal AONB, next to many close visitor attractions with local services nearby, including The Barn at Beal for lingering lunches savouring the catch-of-the-day or informal dining and a craft beer at The Bothy bar (please check seasonal opening times).

You can get ‘corner shop’ provisions from the Londis Lindisfarne Service Station on the A1 (1 mile), or 7 miles will take you to the village of Belford which offers a range of local amenities including the Sunnyhills Farm Shop which sells fabulous local produce as well as serving excellent coffee and tasty food. Food fans will be delighted by the wealth of local goodies on offer here including Doddington Dairy ice cream, Northumberland cheeses, Lindisfarne Oysters, Chainbridge Honey, and Craster Kippers to name but a few.

More extensive amenities can be found in the Elizabethan walled town of Berwick-upon-Tweed (9 miles) which has a mix of high street and independent shopping, as well as two large supermarkets, a Marks & Spencers food outlet and a good selection of cafes, pubs and restaurants.

The town of Berwick-upon-Tweed is also served by the main East Coast rail line with regular services to Edinburgh and Newcastle for a city day out.


The whole area is bursting with things to do, dotted by a trail of castles and fortifications interspersed with pretty seaside villages all the way up and down the coast.

Sitting in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the Lindisfarne Nature Reserve, nature lovers, birdwatchers and photographers will be captivated by the vast variety of wildlife and birdlife right on the doorstep. This is a spectacular stretch for migrant and wading birds, and in the evening, you can wrap up and head outside to experience big sky views and some amazing sunsets.

For walking and relaxation, the beaches on this stretch of Northumberland coastline are an absolute delight. Cross the causeway to the mystical Holy Island of Lindisfarne to trace the legend of St. Cuthbert, often described as ‘The Jewel of the Northumberland Coast’. It is an overwhelmingly mystical place, home to the evocative remains of a ruined eleventh-century priory, a beautifully restored castle and the infamous Lindisfarne Mead.

Nearby Cheswick and Goswick offer vast, deserted stretches of golden sands where you can wander to your heart's content, or head to Bamburgh (12 miles) with its glorious curves of white sandy beach backed by the dramatic outline of Bamburgh Castle as the stunning backdrop.

For cycling, this area has plenty to offer with an abundance of trails and waymarked routes suitable for all ages and abilities from family routes, leisure routes, and mountain biking trails with everything from easy coastal stretches to high energy treks along the course of the Sandstone Way.

Take a boat trip from Seahouses to the outstanding Farne Islands nature reserve and seabird sanctuary; head to Craster to sample their legendary oak smoked kippers; or head inland to experience the medieval splendour of Alnwick Castle with its fantastic child-friendly activity programme inspired by the wizardly magic and broomstick antics of Harry Potter. 

Walk the outstanding Elizabethan walls of the Old Town in Berwick-upon-Tweed taking in ancient bastions, watchtowers and gun batteries whilst enjoying stunning views of the coast and Tweed estuary, before stopping off for a tasty bag of fish and chips.

For a city day out, Berwick Station offers an easy day trip to the magnificent sights of Edinburgh, just 45 minutes journey by train.


Cooks and chefs

Cooks and chefs

Make your stay hassle-free with your own personal cook

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Dog sitting

Dog sitting

Our experienced dog sitters will look after your furry friends whilst you are out exploring.

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Additional housekeeping

Additional housekeeping

Award yourself a real break and let us provide a pair (or more) of helping hands.

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Nannies and babysitters

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.

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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Wine delivery

Wine delivery

Crabtree & Crabtree have teamed up with Corney & Barrow one of the longest established independent Wine Merchants in the UK to offer a bespoke service.

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Fresh flowers

Fresh flowers

Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

Family holidays, reunions and honeymoons kindle priceless moments that deserve preserving.

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"Really enjoyed our stay - lovely cottage, very comfortable and welcoming. Great days out at Paxton House, Ford & Etal and Alnwick Castle plus days walking the coast and national park. Thanks very much!"

Ellisdon Family

"Wonderful cottage with everything we needed for a family week away! Great location for exploring the Northumberland Coast."

Coy & Bell Families

"What a privilege to be your first guests within this beautiful cottage! It has been so comfortable and cosy for our weekend exploring the Northumberland coast with our friends and our dog."



Location Rural - 9 miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed. 4 miles to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne.
  • Two dogs are welcome with a charge of £20 per dog.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Friday during high season with the additional option of Monday out of high season.
  • Arrival time: 5pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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Granary View, Brockmill, dog-friendly utility room
"Accessible from outside, the boot room off the kitchen is useful for mucky pooches or anyone returning from the beach with sand in their toes."
Charlotte, Crabtree & Crabtree
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