Paxton House and Country Park
With its Red Squirrels and Spotted
Woodpeckers also house’s the largest collection of Chippendale furniture in
Scotland. Watch salmon net fishing from the river bank.
The Edwardian House par excellence, created by Lord Palmer
from Huntley & Palmer that has the only silver staircase in the world.
Built by Lord Armstrong was the first house in the world to be
light be hydro-electricity and is surrounded by 1000 acres of woodland, gardens
and water lakes. Watch cook in the Victorian kitchen every Wednesday as she
creates scone and biscuits recipes.
A splendid day out where you will find over 4,000 plant varieties including a
350 Japanese cherry tree orchard which is the largest in the world, 600,000 pink
tulips and a rose garden with the scent of 3,000 David Austin roses. Where else
would you find a Poison garden, a bamboo labyrinth and Serpent Garden with
hidden water features. It also has one of the largest tree house in the world that
includes a first class restaurant with thousands of twinkling lights, living green
leaves and a real log fire.
For a full day out why not check out the tide table we provide in the apartment
then take 30 minutes to drive South 26 miles down to Seahouses fishing village
and harbour. For the more adventures a boat trip to The Farne Islands with their
bird’s and Seal sanctuary’s can be taken from here. On the way back visit the
massive and very impressive Bamburgh Castle and closer to home The Holy
Island of Lindisfarne with its castle and priory. You will be ready to put your feet
up after all that.
Heatherslaw Water Mill
A working and producing mill where you can travel on
a 15 inch gauge steam railway called” Bunty” for trips to the village of Etal and
the Black Bull, Northumberland’s only thatched pub.
All within 35 minute’s drive time from your self- catering holiday apartment in
Berwick upon Tweed. Do you think a week is long enough?
Time to unwind between day trips
Relax, you’re on holiday, why not have your breakfast, lunch or tea on
the sundeck, read the papers and enjoy your drink with a good book. This
Northumberland self catering holiday apartment provides the perfect location
for a relaxing holiday. The courtyard garden is enclosed and provides a suntrap
when the weather permits. It is filled with colour from the hanging baskets and
Mediterranean pots and is the perfect place to try the barbecue.
Is there anything we can do for you?
We can arrange other facilities and/or amenities for you to help make your
holiday special. Just tell us what you require. We can have that anniversary or
birthday bouquet of flowers waiting here for your arrival. We are also able to
arrange sea angling trips and local trout pond fishing for the experienced and
novice fisherman. We can also book local theatre tickets, local shows, cycle hire,
and pony treks from hourly to full day, taxis and local produce food hampers.
Local restaurant menus can also be sent upon request for your stay in our
Berwick holiday rental.
Friends of Oil Mill Lane
The Cobbled Yard Berwick Hotel and Restaurant