Converted from an old sawmill, surrounded on two sides by forest, this cottage provides a real getaway and guarantees a very relaxing holiday. Staying at The Sawmill also offers guests some great opportunities to star gaze in Europe’s largest Dark Sky Park.

Sleeps: 5
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Wifi/Internet Access: Yes
Pets: Yes
Garden: Enclosed
Location: Rural / Isolated
Cot: Yes
Highchair: Yes
Cottage Availability: All Year / Short Breaks

Standing alone in a beautiful sheltered location, surrounded by pine trees, this cottage offers peace and tranquillity for a relaxing break away from the stress of modern life. This region is part of the North Pennines, known as England’s Last Wilderness. It is a paradise for walkers and mountain bikers with numerous paths and trails to delight all abilities. The stunning countryside provides the perfect habitat for an abundance of wildlife. Deer and rabbits can often be seen wandering around the garden of the cottage. A short drive is Derwent Reservoir, the second largest reservoir in the North East.

The south-western area has been managed as a nature reserve since 1967 with a diverse range of breeding birds and wildfowl. The reservoir is stocked with rainbow and brown trout. There is also a sailing club and a picnic area. The market town of Hexham, 11 miles, provides a good selection of amenities including cafes, pubs, restaurants, super markets, swimming pool and theatre.

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  • Access To Dark Skies
  • Allocated Parking Space
  • Barbeque
  • Bathroom With Shower Over Bath, Basin And Toilet
  • CD/Radio
  • Central Heating
  • Cycle Friendly
  • Dishwasher
  • Dogs Welcome
  • DVD Player
  • Enclosed Garden
  • En-Suite Shower Room
  • Family Friendly
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Freeview TV
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Games, Books And Dvds
  • Garden Table And Chairs
  • Hair Dryer
  • High Chair
  • Hob/Oven
  • Ipod Docking Station
  • Iron And Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Off Road Parking
  • Pub In Village
  • Separate Dining Room
  • Shower Room
  • Walker Friendly
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wood Burning Stove


Ground Floor

  • Lounge with wood burning stove, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD radio and doors out to garden.
  • Dining room with electric fire.
  • Breakfasting kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
  • WC and hand basin.

First Floor

  • Bedroom 1 – King bed, en-suite shower room and WC.
  • Bedroom 2 – Zip and link twin beds.
  • Bedroom 3 – Single bed.
  • Bathroom with over bath electric shower and WC.


Lovely Words From Our Visitors

“Lovely cottage and garden. The cottage is well equipped and nothing is overlooked. The bird table has kept us entertained all week. A family of woodpeckers and a cock pheasant have been present all week…..very enjoyable relaxing week, we look forward to returning to The Sawmill.”

“A great stay in a wonderful location. Our dogs have loved the garden at The Sawmill.”

“We all had such a lovely time here at The Sawmill. It was the perfect cottage for all the family. Our golden retriever has loved the garden, it is very secure and safe. Plenty of ball game space for our teenage boys too. The weather has been perfect, sunshine all week. Thanks ever so much for such a lovely holiday cottage.”

“Back again. Like coming home. Our dog Alfie was excited as soon as we come through the gate. We love the peace and quiet... Always warm, clean and very welcoming.”


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