Local Area Information

Faith's Cottage is approximately ten miles west of the pretty town of Morpeth and ten miles south of Rothbury and the Coquet Valley, being a great cycling and walking area. The north view from the cottage looks across to the Simonside Hills, a great place to walk.

There is easy access to many of Northumberland's attractions north, south, east and west.  The National Trust property 'Wallington Hall' within 6 miles and 'Cragside' a little further to the north.  Local pubs, restaurants and coffee shops within 4 miles.  Hexham Town with a  beautiful Abbey and Hadrians wall with Roman Forts accessible to the west along with Keilder Water and Forest Parks within 35 miles. Head east to Northumberland’s beautiful beaches, Druridge Bay, Newton by the Sea, Bamburgh and seahouses. Northumberlandia the land sculpture. Newcastle is approximately 22 miles south with restaurants, theatre, shopping in Eldon Square and the Metro Centre.

The ‘Harry Potter’ famous Alnwick Castle is 20 miles and slightly further we have Warkworth Castle, Dunstanburgh Castle and Bamburgh Castle and of course Holy island with its famous causeway is around 35 miles north of Faith’s Cottage. There is Heatherslaw Mill and Etal Village with a light railway journey, castle and thatched pub.

We have numerous, walks, bridleways and good cycle routes surrounding the property. Championship golf courses, swimming pools, clay pigeon and game shooting all within close proximity.

Our nearest shop for basic provisions, newspapers, bread, milk etc is approximately 3 miles away.