Lodge 5 sits within Otterburn Hall Estate in Northumberland National Park. It is a place of outstanding natural beauty boasting the largest dark sky area in Europe accredited with a Gold Tier International Dark Sky Park award. The sky is breath-taking on a clear night. The Lodge is a perfect location to relax, unwind and an excellent base to explore the vast Northumberland countryside, coastlines and surrounding areas. Kielder Forest and observatory, Hadrian’s Wall with its historic Roman Forts and museums, Alnwick Castle and Gardens, Bamburgh beach and castle, Lindisfarne Holy Island are all within easy reach of the Lodge. The Scottish border is only a few miles away as is the historic and beautiful Abbey at Jedburgh. The market towns of Rothbury, Morpeth, Alnwick and Hexham are within easy reach and they have plenty of pubs and shops. Outdoor activities are a huge attraction in the area and the County is a favourite for walkers and adventure seekers alike. Lodge 5 is the perfect home from home for day trippers to come back to and then relax in the private sunken hot tub under the stars.
Within the five-hundred-acre estate you are surrounded by nature. There are two lakes and a stream on the estate which are yours to enjoy during your stay. Also there is a fantastic network of public footpaths so you don't have go too far to find stunning scenery and see an abundance of wildlife! Enjoy watching deer, an array of birds including buzzards and regular visits from the many red squirrels to your balcony!
Otterburn village is approximately one mile away which is a few minutes drive or a pleasant twenty-minute walk along a footpath through the fields. The village has a castle, mill shop, café & village shop.
The nearest restaurant and lounge bar is approximately one hundred metres away called The Coach House who now offer a takeaway menu! In Otterburn village you will find Le Petit Chateaux and Otterburn Castle. All three venues have recently re-opened after undergoing total refurbishment. They all offer excellent food and are visitor, family and dog friendly. The lodges are directly behind the old Otterburn Hall Hotel which is undergoing refurbishment following National Lottery funding.
The local shop in Otterburn village stocks most items you would need but for anything else the nearest town is Bellingham only a beautiful twenty-minute drive over the hills from the Lodge.
Major supermarkets all deliver direct to the lodges.
Situated on an exclusive site with other lodges.
Detached - all on one level. (Two small steps up to the front door).
Lounge area with new 55" 4K smart tv. Free Netflix and fast fibre broadband. Boombar via Bluetooth connectivity for music on the balcony. DVD player with a varied collection of DVD’s. Two large three seater sofas with four reclining seats. A selection of games, artist materials and colouring books. Electric radiators. The lodge is very well insulated and warm.
Door to large enclosed private balcony area which has a spa hot tub and outdoor lounging/eating area. Solar lights.
Dining area with dining table for six people.
Kitchen with kettle, toaster, electric oven and hob, microwave, large fridge freezer, slow cooker and washer/dryer. Very well equipped with cooking utensils and essential pantry items. The water supply is from a natural spring.
Porch, dining, hallway and kitchen areas have wooden floors. Living room and bedroom areas are carpeted.
Bedroom 1 - king size bed, bedside cabinets & large fitted wardrobes. Roberts radio/alarm clock. Electric wall heater.
Bedroom 2 - two single beds, bedside cabinet & fitted wardrobes containing travel cot with basinet and baby bedding. High chair. Electric wall heater.
Bedroom 3 - bunk beds & fitted wardrobe. Pirate themed bedding and stars on the ceiling. Electric wall heater.
Bathroom - with shower over bath, basin and toilet. Mirrored wall cabinet and storage unit.
Each bedroom has electric heating.
All bed linen and towels are supplied.
Decked private balcony with sunken spa hot tub & cushioned rattan seating with coffee table. A squirrel box is mounted to the tree next to the balcony as are bird feeders. The red squirrels love monkey nuts and will visit many times during the day if the box is full!
Retractable washing line. Antlers to hang your bath robes or towels.
Dogs are very welcome and can stay for free! We provide dog towels, blankets and bowls.
On site car parking for two large cars.