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Backhill Bothy

View from the Bothy deck
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England
With stunning panoramic views across rural Northumberland to the sea, the raised deck at the Bothy is the perfect spot for a relaxing sundowner after a busy day exploring this beautiful area. The Bothy is a new conversion (completed in June 2015) of the East Wing of a country house, originally a Reiver farm dating from the 17th century. Designed by the owners to provide a very comfortable and spacious home for up to 2 guests, the Bothy is contemporary, stylish and very private - the perfect getaway for a relaxing holiday or short break.
Within 15 minutes' drive: historic Berwick-upon-Tweed, miles of unspoilt sandy beach, the causeway to Holy Island, the Cheviot Hills and the river Tweed.

Pub and village shop in Lowick (3 miles) with main shopping in Berwick-upon-Tweed (7 miles).

The Bothy sleeps 2 in one delightful bedroom with...
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Listing #HL6602565
About the Owner
John B
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Backhill Bothy is the perfect place to chill out and relax, we've stayed in many Holiday Cottages and Backhill is the most comfortable and well equipped we've ever been to, an added bonus for us was the kennels for our 2 Labradors who live outside...More

Thank Malone1958
johnbJ7601ON, VR Owner at Backhill Bothy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So pleased both you and the dogs enjoyed your stay and hope we can look forward to welcoming you again. All the very best John and Trish

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this for my parents and their dog Ellie. They had a lovely time. Very well appointed accommodation with great beaches and walks only a short drive away.

Thank Terry S
johnbJ7601ON, VR Owner at Backhill Bothy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great that your folks so enjoyed the Bothy and hope we can welcome them again (and perhaps you!). All the best John and Trish

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

What can I say about this gorgeous cottage in such a glorious setting. We came looking for a peaceful, relaxing break and found it in spades. Trish and John are lovely hosts and they have done an amazing job of creating a restful haven for...More

Thank Linda J
johnbJ7601ON, VR Owner at Backhill Bothy, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you for such a positive review. Just so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again. All the very best John and Trish

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Maximum of 2 dogs which we must insist are absolutely NOT allowed in the bedroom or bathroom.
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: R 1 886 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Walkers are spoilt for choice here with beach, riverside and forest walks as well as long distance paths to join - St Cuthbert's Way, Southern Upland Way and the Berwick Coastal Path.

Cyclists will enjoy the quiet country roads and can follow the coastal section of the NCN1 or the NCN68 (Pennine Cycleway).

Golf - the nearest is the Open Championship qualifier course at Goswick (10 minutes) and a wide choice of other courses within half an hour's drive include Bamburgh, the Hirsel at Coldstream, Duns, and the clifftop course at Eyemouth. Up to an hour's drive takes you to Muirfield, North Berwick, Dunbar and many others.

Fishing - world famous salmon fishing on the River Tweed as well as the Rivers Till, Teviot and Whiteadder. Trout fishing at Chatton, Coldingham Loch...
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How to get there
Airport: Newcastle on Tyne: 100.0 km
Railway: Berwick upon Tweed: 12.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle on Tyne: 100.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 8.0 km.
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