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Hot tub with countryside views
Enclosed garden with hot tub
Large lounge with dining area
Why not recline and relax
Kitchen
Views from the kitchen
Double bedroom
Relax
Twin bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Meet Desmond the Bull
Farm friends
Beautiful St Abbs
Nearby views
Berwick harbour at sundown
Local history along coastal castle wall
Stunning Killiedraught Bay
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7 / 23  Double bedroom
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10 / 23  Downstairs bathroom
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13 / 23  Meet Desmond the Bull
14 / 23  Farm friends
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18 / 23  Beautiful St Abbs
19 / 23  Nearby views
20 / 23  Berwick harbour at sundown
21 / 23  Local history along coastal castle wall
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Bumblebee Rest

Berwick upon Tweed (7mls W), Scottish Borders
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • One of two charming cottages sleeping four guests
  • Quiet countryside location on the owner’s farm in a quiet, rural part of Northumberland
  • Perfect destination for those who like spending time in nature and exploring
Property code: 37118

One-of-two delightful cottages offering a private hot tub and sleeping four guests, situated on the owners farm in the Scottish borders close to the Northumbrian border and just seven miles from the bustling seaside town of Berwick-upon-Tweed

Just 8 miles from the bustling seaside spot of Berwick-upon-Tweed, this remarkable little property is ideally located for exploring Scotland and England’s border towns. This cosy cottage sleeps four guests and is set on a working farm alongside another four-man cottage, making it ideal for a larger group of friends or two small families holidaying together.

The overarching style of the home is one of comfort and familiarity. A fairly neutral colour scheme is paired with bolder soft furnishings and countryside florals to create a truly welcoming family cottage. You’ll likely find yourself instantly at home here in this farm cottage. Despite being a contemporary and up-to-date home within, a simple look outside will remind you of the far-reaching country views that surround you.

Delve into the generous welcome pack as you arrive and instantly collapse into one of the reclining sofas. Settle in to watch a family DVD in the evening or perhaps catch the morning news over breakfast, as you’ll find a spacious dining table also in this sociable room. For preparing meals or packing up lunches to take out with you, the kitchen is modern, spacious and well equipped.

Upstairs you’ll find two comfy bedrooms and a spacious shared bathroom. The first of these rooms is a cosy double, ideal for the mum and dad of your group, whilst a pretty twin boasts an excellent place for younger guests to stay. Original vaulted ceilings slightly restrict head height in these rooms but add to the overall character of the place.

To the rear of the property, you’ll find a spacious enclosed garden, perfect for children or pets to play. Relax after a long day in your luxurious private hot tub or get the two holidaying families together to enjoy a BBQ and al fresco dining.

  • Please note that the minimum stay is 3 nights
  • 2 bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin
  • Bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC
  • Lounge with TV/DVD 
  • Private hot tub
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Kitchen with Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine
  • Electric and heating included
  • Enclosed garden
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Ample private parking
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

An 8-mile trip to the local town of Berwick-upon-Tweed offers plenty to do for visitors of all ages. Perhaps you'd like to visit the ancient castle ruins or visit one of the museums at the town's 18th-century Barracks. The town is proud of its selection of bridges, running right over the bustling River Tweed, and the most impressive of these is certainly the Royal Border Bridge. Stick around to see it burst into light of an evening, then be sure to enjoy a local restaurant or family-friendly pub before heading home.

In Berwick, you'll find an impressive coastal golf course, plus there are many more in the local area, including an 18-hole championship course in nearby Eyemouth (15 miles). Whilst in this general area, drop by and visit the picturesque village of St Abbs (14.5 miles), with its vast nature reserve and wonderful bird-watching spots.

Those wanting to take home something for supper or simply let an enjoyable afternoon pass you by, fishing is a popular local past time. The famous River Tweed is a mere 3 miles from home and offers the chance to catch brown trout or some salmon. For sea trout head to the nearby Whiteadder Water, just 4 miles.

Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 21 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Isobel 25th June 2022

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Thank you very much for a relaxing weeks holiday in bee cottage. It has all the home comforts you need including the reclining chairs, a bonus after a busy day at the beach. We also enjoyed the hot tub which we used everyday. Bliss. Ps the breakfast pack was delicious too.

Reviewed by Julie 18th June 2022

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Bumblebee Rest is a lovely place to relax and wind down. The cottage is spacious and comfortable and the views from the hot tub towards the hills are fantastic. The garden was fully enclosed so our two dogs were able to enjoy being with us outdoors. In addition there is a small side area where they could have a run and walks available on the farm pRead moreaths. The cottage is ideally situated for exploring Northumbria and the Scottish Borders. Lovely welcome pack of good food too! Hide

Reviewed by Martha 11th June 2022

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Reviewed by Stuart 23rd May 2022

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Ideal rural location. We had a lovely short stay. Hosts were very accommodating with a high chair and travel cot for our 9 month old. Well equipped kitchen. Views from Hot tub were fab.

Reviewed by Susan 14th May 2022

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Lovely, comfortable cottage in nice quiet location handy for visiting the local attractions. Really appreciated the welcome pack of local bread, bacon, sausages, marmalade and eggs. Very kind and a nice touch. The cottage was clean and well cared for and the two sofas were extremely comfortable as they were recliners. Hot tub very relaxing with nicRead moree view of the young cows and wildlife. Hide

Reviewed by Brian 16th April 2022

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Reviewed by Avril 11th April 2022

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Very remote & without the hot tub wed have been bored. We enjoyed days out & evenings back at the cottage which was very peaceful & lovely surroundings. The actual cottage was a bit too dated for us but clean, warm & fine for a few days.

Reviewed by Alison 5th February 2022

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Fantastic cottage - very quiet and relaxing. Equipped with everything we would need. Hot tub was lovely - especially on a cloud free evening - dark sky and lots of stars! Thank you

Reviewed by June 30th October 2021

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Throughly enjoyed our time at this lovely, cosy cottage. Very peaceful setting with just a short car journey away from museums, beaches etc. Hot tub without doubt an added bonus.

Reviewed by Lesley 9th October 2021

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Property is lovely and homely with everything you need for your stay. Ample parking outside the property.. Enclosed garden with a paddock at the side for your dog and is fully Enclosed if you have a larger dog but our small dog could get out through the slats of the enclosure fence and under the garden fence. Owner is lovely from first contact SheiRead morela made us feel welcome and a breakfast pack was left in the cottage which is a lovely touch. Would definitely stay here again. Hide

Reviewed by Peter 21st August 2021

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Absolutely superb cottage just 10mins from the A1, with access to numerous local attractions and beaches. Very well equipped inside and everything worked perfectly, including the WiFi (essential with a 12 and a 13y-o) and the hot tub - that has views of cows in the foreground and hills in the distance. Enclosed paddock adjacent for the dog to exercRead moreise. Owner is right on hand for any support. The welcome pack was the best weve had I could go on We would highly recommend this lovely place. Hide

Reviewed by Carla 14th August 2021

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Absolutely fantastic holiday cottage! We felt so welcome and the cottage had absolutely everything we needed for a family of four (two adults, an 8 and a 6 year old). Set on a lovely working farm which was so interesting. Lots of things to do with families near by and only an hour or so to get to Edinburgh. Hot tub was fantastic and we used it everRead morey day. Again everything we needed was there (even little flip flops which was lovely!) Cannot recommend enough and can't wait to return Hide

Reviewed by Jake 31st July 2021

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Very comfortable hot tub is excellent

Reviewed by David 10th July 2021

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The cottage and facilities exceeded our expectations. We went to ask Mr Fleming for some advice on where to go for a walk and he gave us an impromptu tour of the farm and a short lesson on farming which was really kind of him. The location is ideal if you want somewhere with peace and quiet and youre only 15 mins drive from all the facilities youd Read moreneed in Berwick or to Kelso or other border towns. Loved the hot tub and it was an ideal location for the dog for walks and the dog pen area. Hide

Reviewed by Janine 3rd July 2021

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Reviewed by Ian 15th May 2021

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Really nice cottage in a pleasant farm location. Great for dogs with an enclosed paddock for exercise next to the garden. Cottage is snug and well provisioned. Great jacuzzi in the back garden helped pass the cold nights.

Reviewed by Marian 8th May 2021

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Have just enjoyed our first holiday at Bumblebee Rest. A very relaxing time. Enjoyed using the hot tub after a day out and about. A lovely area. Lots to see and do. A proper home from home. So well equipped and comfortable. Our dogs loved it as well. Great secure garden. They enjoyed the doggy biscuits. Look forward to getting back sometime.

Reviewed by Barrie 10th October 2020

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Reviewed by Diane 19th September 2020

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Amazing little property, would highly recommend, cozy and peaceful, we shall return. Many thanks to Mrs Fleming, friendly owner who has gone the extra mile to provide a beautiful space to relax and unwind

Reviewed by Stephen 12th September 2020

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Beautiful cottage in a rural location. Total peace and quiet. Hot tub is lovely after a busy day out and about. Beds were really comfortable. Well equipped kitchen.

Reviewed by Claire 5th September 2020

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Lovely cottage in beautiful peaceful setting. Loved watching the horses in the paddock! Owner very friendly and helpful.

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Hot tub with countryside views
Enclosed garden with hot tub
Large lounge with dining area
Why not recline and relax
Kitchen
Views from the kitchen
Double bedroom
Relax
Twin bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
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Location

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