Hot tub with countryside views
Enclosed garden with hot tub
Large lounge with dining area
Why not recline and relax
Views from the kitchen
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Farm friends
Beautiful St Abbs
Nearby views
Berwick harbour at sundown
Local history along coastal castle wall
Stunning Killiedraught Bay
1 / 16  Hot tub with countryside views
2 / 16  Enclosed garden with hot tub
3 / 16  Large lounge with dining area
4 / 16  Why not recline and relax
5 / 16  Kitchen
6 / 16  Views from the kitchen
7 / 16  Double bedroom
8 / 16  Relax
9 / 16  Twin bedroom
10 / 16  Downstairs bathroom
11 / 16  Farm friends
12 / 16  Beautiful St Abbs
13 / 16  Nearby views
14 / 16  Berwick harbour at sundown
15 / 16  Local history along coastal castle wall
16 / 16  Stunning Killiedraught Bay

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
  • Located within seven miles of the seaside town of Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Beautiful coastline and diving a short drive away, dolphins often spotted on the Berwick Coast


Property code: 37118

One-of-two delightful cottages sleeping four guests, offering a private hot tub, situated on the owner’s Northumbrian farm, 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.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin
  • Bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC
  • Lounge with TV/DVD 
  • Private hot tub
  • Wi-Fi included (up to 5GB per week)
  • Kitchen with Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine
  • Electric and heating included
  • 2 dogs welcome at additional cost
  • Arrival 4pm
  • Ample private parking

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.

This property is personally managed by Gavin.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Barbara 2nd November 2019

Have stayed here twice before in cottage next door and liked it very much so when we booked for the third time but in bumble bee rest we didn't expect to be disappointed. Rang Mrs Fleming 3days before we arrived to be warned the hot tub was not working properly and they were trying to get it fixed. But it wasn't fixed. Then the other problems mentiRead moreoned above I felt the standard was not there for the money I paid could have rented a cottage without hot tub for half the price. So disappointed . Hide

Reviewed by Gordon 28th September 2019

Relaxing cottage with a peaceful atmosphere. Well equipped and a very generous welcome pack.

Reviewed by Melanie 17th August 2019

The cottage was amazing and catered for the adults, children and pooches. It was totally amazing. The cottages are based on a working farm, and if you ask, they provide a tour around at no cost and in their own time - absolutely brilliant. There are 2 bedrooms that will sleep 4 comfortably. The dining area is just off the living room with a separatRead moree big kitchen and bathroom. The hot tub, that comes with dressing gowns, towels and shoes is spot on. Definitely going back as it is ideally located for tourist attractions. We personally want to thank Ron and Sheila for their hospitality. Hide

Reviewed by Andy 10th August 2019

The cottage and the owners were delightful. Immaculately clean and plenty of space. The owner was lovely and there was an assortments of useful goodies waiting on arrival. The kids loved the hot tub and used it every night rain or no rain. The cottage is 15 mins from Berwick so make sure you have all the supplies you need. It is perfectly suited foRead morer exploring the Northumberland Coast line but it is a but of a jump over to the Borders towns of Melrose / Jedburough etc (50 mins) Hide

Reviewed by Cameron 13th July 2019

We had an absolutely fantastic short family break. The cottage was like home from home in a super quiet location with a fantastic view. The cottage has everything you could think of needing for a holiday. There was alot to do in the surrounding area. Like the chain Bridge from Scotland to England in which you will find the honey farm which was a Read moregreat place to visit too. We went to Spittal Beach and also had a great day there too with our kids + hairy bairns (dogs). Hide

Reviewed by Janine 2nd July 2019

Best equipped cottage weve ever been to. Owners leave a delicious welcome pack. Location is idyllic and hot tub is fabulous! Will definitely be back again.

Reviewed by Deborah 13th April 2019

This is a very remote cottage set on a farm of 550 acres , the cottage is attached to a block of 4 with the end 2 cottages being a holiday let, there are also a row of 4 more cottages across the way used for private use. Attached to bumble tree is a lovely side garden, but this is for use for both holiday lets with access gates through both gardensRead more leading to some privacy issues. The hosts were friendly and provided a lovely welcome pack. No local facilities within 4 miles. Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 16th February 2019

This was the best self catering accommodation we have ever stayed in. Perfect location for seeing the Scottish Borders and really relaxing. The accommodation was really well set up, clean, washing machine, full kitchen. Great for a family get away.

Reviewed by Sean 2nd December 2018

The cottage is perfectly located in a rural area far away from the crowd. The facilities are excellent and relaxing in the hot tub after a long day is wonderful.

Reviewed by Rhoda 15th September 2018

We enjoyed the total peace here which may be too out of the way for some. Very central with lots of places of interest within a 40minute drive radius. The border country is lovely. A vervwell equipped cottage.

Reviewed by Sandra 8th September 2018

This is a lovely cottage in a lovely, peaceful location. We would certainly recommend it.

Reviewed by Mike 25th August 2018

Super location, a great area for the dogs. Mrs Fleming was very welcoming and helpful, a the best welcome pack we have had. Cottage was excellent, warm, clean and well equipped. Hot tub was a great extra bonus. Great base for visiting the area and we enjoyed Bamburgh, Grace Darling Museum, Holy Island, Etal-large horses, Spittal beach and Eyemouth.Read more Was very pleasantly suprised that many of the car parks and museums etc were free to enter. Hide

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Hot tub with countryside views
Enclosed garden with hot tub
Large lounge with dining area
Why not recline and relax
Views from the kitchen
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Farm friends
Show 4 moreBeautiful St Abbs


Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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