If you’re serious about walking or genuinely want to “get away from it all” then a holiday in & around Alwinton will be ideal for you. The village is located at the head of the Coquet Valley on the edge of the Northumberland National Park and the Cheviot Hills, probably the last largely unexplored area of England. Alwinton is the intersection of a number of ancient drovers roads which linked England and Scotland and is the last village in Upper Coquetdale, surrounded by rolling hills and is a great starting point for walks or cycling in the Border country.
This little archipelago off the North East coast of Northumberland can be one of the most inhospitable places you could wish to visit as we enter the windy, stormy winter months, but it is here that a large group of Grey Seals choose to live, mate and breed, with pups arriving into this trecherous environment and the challenges of survival begin. This year’s
Berwick has just produced this tantalising video which showcases much of what this important border town has to offer. So see for yourself and if you like what you see, why not visit and stay a while to explore further. Close by, our cottages Causeway Barn at Spittal, Goldcrest Cottage at Fenwick, Willow Cottage at Lowick and Ancroft Manor in Ancroft all offer a variety of self catering accommodation as a great base from which to explore the area