Birdsong Cottage

Brownieside
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE67 5HW

01665 517284

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 187 reviews
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Overview


Birdsong Cottage is a two bedroomed, finely furnished bed and breakfast. The name Birdsong will become apparent the moment you arrive, the birds are keen to be heard.

With fantastic access to the A1, a vista that will astound and a wonderfully furnished set of rooms Birdsong is an ideal retreat that provides a base for one to explore this historical region.

A traditional Northumbrian cottage in every sense. Run by Richard &  Sandra Beesley, you can expect a warm welcome to the cottage and an excellent breakfast in the morning!

At Birdsong Cottage we aim to make all our guests feel truly welcome and at home and are sure that they will enjoy a relaxing and memorable stay in this beautiful area of Northumberland.

With attractions such as the Alnwick Garden, Alnwick Castle and the stunning Northumberland Coast all close by, you can be sure of finding something to suit.

As a county, Northumberland has more strong houses and castles than anyother in England. But worry not, the county’s warring is long past! With such a variety of things to see, it’s no wonder Northumberland is dubbed “the secret kingdom”.

This affectionate title becomes apparent when simply taking in the view from Birdsong Cottage where one can see the magnificent Dunstanburgh Castle.A short drive to the south leads into Alnwick , Northumberland’s traditional county town and the seat of The Duke of Northumberland. With it’s imposing castle and the magnificent Alnwick Gardens along with a myriad of traditional shops, Alnwick (only 10 minutes drive from Birdsong) is well worth a visit.

Across to the east the dramatic vistas offered by the North Sea provide a unique and awe-inspiring site. The aforementioned Bamburgh Castle, once the seat of ecclesiastical power in Britain provides a good day out. Within a 15 miles radius of Bamburgh lie both Lindisfarne, accessible only by a causeway and also the world famous Farne Islands, home to a colony of more than 80,000 puffins during the summer months.

We can’t forget the Cheviot Hills that sit to the west of Birdsong cottage, part of the Northumberland National Park, the Cheviots provide a vast array of walks to suit all abilities.

Whatever your interests, with Newcastle a 40 minute drive and Edinburgh just over an hour away, you can be sure that Birdsong is an ideal base.

 

Accommodation

 

Haven suite 

Do you ever have the feeling you are looking for something – an “elusive something” perhaps something that feels like a “stolen treat” or just to cushion yourself from the world & wrap yourself in luxury for a day or two ? 

I think we all do don’t we?

From the luxurious  down duvet and pillows to the Coffee Connoisseur nespresso dream machine – Mmm – pure indulgence.

Throw in a gorgeous ensuite wet room,  Smart TV,  your own private Balcony & Hot Tub & we think we have the recipe just right for a little bit of self indulgence! So, if the wind just kind of pushes you this way – we would love to see you.

Complimentary breakfast is served to your room with a choice of Traditional Northumbrian Stottie stuffed with local sausage or bacon or you may prefer a selection of warm pastries & preserves.

With very low light pollution, the Haven balcony offers stunning dark sky views and if lucky an opportunity to see the Northern Lights.  

 

Haven bedtub

 

 

Swallows Rest

Complete with Ri Jo coffee making facilities, a 40 inch flat screen TV, spacious ensuite shower room and sumptuous king-sized bed which makes for an amazingly comfortable night. On top of this you can relax in some of the luxurious robes and slippers provided.

Swallow’s Rest offers a private patio accessed from the room where you can sit and enjoy the evening sunshine listening to the birds sing.

Complimentary breakfast is served to your room with a choice of Traditional Northumbrian Stottie stuffed with local sausage or bacon or you may prefer a selection of warm pastries & preserves.

 

swallows bedswallows patio

 

 

 

To make a booking please call 01665 517284 or click on the booking tab on our website. Discounts are available for multi night stays, please select two nights or more to view.

  

 

 

Room information for Birdsong Cottage

Type Qty Capacity Guide price
Double ensuite room
(Haven)
1 2
£160.00
B&B per room per night
Min: £145.00 - Max: £170.00
Double ensuite room
(Swallows Rest)
1 2
£95.00
B&B per room per night
Min: £80.00 - Max: £110.00
Total capacity: 4

 

Haven is a sumptuous boutique room with ensuite wet room. it has a large private balcony with hot tub where you can relax and unwind under the Northumbrian sky.

Swallows Rest is a boutique style room that combines luxury and comfort with a spacious ensuite shower room and private west facing patio.

 

To make a booking please call 01665 517284 or click on the booking tab On our website. Discounts are available for multi night stays, please select two nights or more to view.

 

Packed lunches available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Packed lunches available
Pre order only
Tea / coffee facilities at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Tea / Coffee facilities
Coffee machine in room
Leisure facilities at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Leisure/Swimming facilities
Haven suite has private balcony and hot tub
Ground floor bedrooms at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Ground floor bedrooms
One ensuite double room on ground floor and one ensuite double room on first floor.
Special diets catered for at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Special diets catered for
Please let us know when you book
WiFi available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation WiFi
Very fast 4G+
Dark Sky Friendly at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Dark Sky Friendly
Amazing view of night sky due to low light pollution
Packed lunches available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Packed lunches available
Tea / coffee facilities at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Tea / Coffee facilities
Leisure facilities at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Leisure/Swimming facilities
Car parking available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Car parking available
Online booking at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Book online
Credit / debit cards accepted at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Credit / debit cards accepted
Cycle friendly at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Cycle friendly
Locked storage with floor bolt. Guests must arrange their own insurance.
En-suite at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation En-suite
Ground floor bedrooms at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Ground floor bedrooms
Hairdryer available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Hairdryer
Leisure facilities at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Leisure/Swimming facilities
Linen provided at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Linen provided
Open all year at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Open all year
Packed lunches available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Packed lunches available
Special diets catered for at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Special diets catered for
Tea / coffee facilities at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Tea / Coffee facilities
TV available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Television
Walker friendly at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Walker friendly
WiFi available at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation WiFi
Dark Sky Friendly at Birdsong Cottage Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Dark Sky Friendly
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tripadvisor
12/08/2017

A warm, relaxing, comfortable stay at Birdsong Cottage


Momus, United Kingdom
Richard and Sandra welcomed us warmly to their lovely B&B. We stayed in the Swallows Rest room for two nights. The bed is very comfortable with high quality bedding, and there is a spotlessly clean ensuite shower room. We enjoyed the breakfasts, which were delivered to our room at the time of our choosing. On the second morning, we took breakfast at the table on the little patio, which has a good view up to the beautiful garden. There were many little, thoughtful touches, including sweet and savoury snacks, and bottled orange juice and water. Brownieside is a very small hamlet, handy for driving to Alnwick, Embleton, and many other beautiful parts of Northumberland. Although it is just off the A1, it is very quiet. Many thanks to Richard and Sandra for your helpful tips, which enhanced our visit to the area, and for helping to make our anniversary break so relaxing and memorable.

Birdsong Cottage replied: Richard and I are delighted that you enjoyed your anniversary stay with us and really appreciate you taking the time to post such a great review. We hope you come back to enjoy more of our beautiful county and look forward to seeing you both again soon.
tripadvisor
07/08/2017

Just lovely


2MCsquared, York, United Kingdom
Myself and my husband booked a one night stay at Birdsong cottage just the week before as a spur of the moment decision to visit Northumberland. We are glad we did. The B&B is just lovely, beautifully furnished and very quiet with a fantastic garden. It is just off the A1 but you wouldn't know you are so close and the location is great for visiting local attractions. The breakfast is very good and served to your room and the choice is great. Sandra & Richard are fantastic hosts and sent us information beforehand about local restaurants and taxi firms. We booked the Jolly Fisherman in Craster and as we were happy to drive we didn't need a taxi but you will require transport to almost all restaurants / pubs. We will certainly return to Birdsong Cottage and definitely recommend it for visiting the local area.

Birdsong Cottage replied: Richard and I are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and would like to thank you for taking the time to post such a great review. We really appreciate it and the recommendations. We're delighted that you were able to enjoy some of the wonders Northumberland has to offer and look forward to seeing you both again soon.
tripadvisor
03/08/2017

A wonderful little hideaway


wonderhalls, Durham, United Kingdom
A beautiful 2 night stay loving life in the hot tub and soaking in the beautiful surroundings, both day and night. A wonderful expanse of idyllic places to see only a short drive away. We look forward to returning.

Birdsong Cottage replied: Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a great review. Richard and I really appreciate the feedback. So glad that you both enjoyed your stay in beautiful Northumberland and we hope to see you again soon.
tripadvisor
10/07/2017

Gorgeous room, and friendly hosts


Kayla m,
We booked a one night stay here for my partners birthday and it was gorgeous. The room we booked was the haven, and it was beautiful and loved all the little added extras. The hot tub was all warmed up ready for our arrival. Richard and Sandra were very friendly and helpful. And the breakfast that was delivered to our room was lovely. Will definitely be having another trip here

Birdsong Cottage replied: Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review. Richard and I really appreciate it. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again soon.
tripadvisor
02/07/2017

Excellent B&B, well worth a visit.


Caroline B,
We stayed in the Haven room and had a fantastic experience. Richard & Sandra have done a fantastic job with this place, the devil is in the detail and every conceivable detail has been taken care of to make your stay a wonderful experience. We had dined earlier at the Treehouse Restaurant in Alnwick Gdns and Birdsong Cottage is only a short drive away. The view of the coast from the Haven room is nothing short of spectacular. The hot tub was great, the wet room was great, the room itself was great, lovely decor. Waking up to that coastal view and the dawn chorus was memorable. The breakfast was in keeping and a lovely way to finish our stay. We would definitely return to Birdsong Cottage, Richard & Sandra are, genuinely friendly hosts who made us feel most welcome and we would highly recommend this place

Birdsong Cottage replied: Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review. Richard and I really appreciate it. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and the view of the beautiful Northumbrian coast. The birds love to serenade our guests. We look forward to seeing you both again soon.

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