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Inside Barter Books
Barter Books

When you need to top up your holiday reading matter, Alnwick's Barter Books is the place to go. Housed in a wonderful Victorian railway station, it's a bookshop with a difference. As the name suggests, the shop is run on a swap system. Open an...

Northumberland National Park near Humbleton
Northumberland National Park: Cottage’s Phenomenal “Backyard”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] At Homildon Cottage, we are fortunate enough to have the Northumberland National Park right on our doorstep: our garden fence is the boundary of the Park! In our opinion, this is one of England's greatest landscape treasures with a breathtaking majesty.   Size: 1048 square kilometres (404...

Wooler then and now
Nearby Wooler: history

[blockquote text="Wooler is a pleasant little country town of some local importance, nestling at the foot of the Cheviot Hills… It consists of one straggling street, with some minor offshoots, and serves as a market centre for the district … But still Wooler, now as formerly, is...

Wooler High Street
Nearby Wooler: shops and restaurants

A short drive (or modest walk) from our holiday cottage Wooler provides a wide range of shops with two bakers, two butchers, a Co-op and deli as well as pubs and restaurants.   Wooler is a pleasant 20 minute walk from Homildon Cottage, or the drive takes a few...

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Homildon Cottage – History

With a history stretching back over 200 years, Homildon Cottage has a lot of stories to tell. Homildon Cottage today A traditional cottage on the very border of Northumberland National Park, Homildon Cottage is available for self-catering breaks. Sleeping up to eight, it offers seclusion and tranquility...

Chillingham wild cattle
Chillingham Castle and the Chillingham wild cattle

Chillingham Castle From the outside, Chillingham Castle appears much as you might expect a 12th Century castle to look. Imposing stone walls topped with battlements rise high overlooking the castle grounds (landscaped by Capability Brown in the 18th Century) and the highly manicured Italian Garden (devised in 1828...

Eccles Cairn
Welcome to Homildon Cottage

We fell in love with northern Northumberland several years ago. It's diffcult to pin down what attacted us the most: the hills, the people, the golden rolling light, the food, the attitude towards life, the glorious night skies ...