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Holburn Mill Cottage

A Romantic Country Mill Hideaway Close to Holy Island

We are thrilled to welcome the gorgeous Holburn Mill Cottage to our collection of luxurious holiday homes in Northumberland. One of our most romantic cottages, Grade II listed Holburn Mill Cottage is the perfect intimate retreat in an idyllic setting. Located on the grounds of the old Holburn Corn Mill, the trickling Hetton burn at the bottom of your garden and the beautiful scenery is so peaceful, making this cottage a relaxing retreat for a leisurely holiday.

Sleeping just 2, the cottage is all ground level with a couple of steps here and there. It was originally one of the mill buildings that has been completely refurbished into a romantic cottage for 2. Fluffy bathrobes, Smart TV, Bluetooth speaker and the wood burning stove give a perfect mix of hotel luxury with a hint of the rustic Northumbrian landscape. Holy Island can be reached in just 20 minutes and Bamburgh Village Castle in 25 minutes.

The cottage is filled with local guide books and history about the area, so whether you choose to put your feet up or put those walking boots to good use, Holburn Mill Cottage will leave you relaxed and refreshed whatever you choose.

Wifi not available until May.

Holburn Mill Cottage

Sleeps 2 No Pets

This Cottage does not yet have a star rating

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Overview of Holburn Mill

Holburn Mill Cottage sleeps 2 guests in 1 bedroom. Every room in the cottage is very spacious and it’s all on the ground floor too. The lounge has a wood burning stove and the kitchen is very well equipped. There is underfloor heating throughout and a private garden with a BBQ. Free wifi throughout the cottage.

Sorry, no pets permitted.



The entrance into the cottage is into the dining kitchen. As all of the floors are slate, with underfloor heating throughout the cottage, you can leave wet coats and boots here to dry.


Dining Kitchen

The kitchen is bright and airy, and incredibly well stocked. The dining table seats just 2 and the kitchen comprises of all of the usual appliances including a fridge, freezer, electric oven, ceramic hob, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster and espresso coffee machine.

Holburn Mill luxury holiday cottage near Holy Island and Bamburgh in Northumberland



Enter into the lounge and the seating is focused around the wood burning stove. There is an initial supply of logs supplied from October through till April. There is a Smart TV as well as full wifi throughout the cottage. Beautiful fabrics and cushions from Voyage Maison and local artworks give the cottage a very personal touch.

Romantic luxury holiday cottage Holburn Mill near Holy Island and Bamburgh



The bedroom is cosy and spacious with plenty of storage space. Luxury linens, fluffy white towels and flannel dressing gowns and slippers are provided for use too. The bed is double size (4ft 6″ wide). The duvet is goose feather and down and out of the 4 pillows, 2 are feather and 2 are hypoallergenic. Please bring your own duvet if you are allergic to feathers.

Romantic holiday cottage Holburn Mill at Lowick in Northumberland



The bathroom is located at the other end of the cottage and has a shower over the bath, wash basin, WC and a heated towel rail. Complimentary toiletries are provided.

Romantic holiday cottage near Bamburgh and Holy Island Holburn Mill Cottage



The garden is accessed through the lounge and is lawned and furnished, with the pretty Hetton Burn running along the end of the garden. There is a charcoal BBQ provided too for balmy summer nights.

Pretty Holburn Mill Cottage near Bamburgh



There is private parking for 2 cars just along the bridge entrance to the cottage, no more than 50 yards from the cottage. You can park right up at the front door to unload and reload your car, but parking there permanently would stop the owner from accessing their home, as they are on site.

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Holburn Mill Cottage

Sleeps 2 No Pets

This Cottage does not yet have a star rating

prices & availability

A Quintessentially English Romantic Retreat

Slate floors, rustic artworks and touches of luxury such as dressing gowns, slippers and a luxury welcome hamper waiting upon your arrival makes Holburn Mill Cottage a charming English romantic country retreat.

Facts & Features

Up to 2 guests and 1 baby.

Extra Touches
Welcome Hamper including luxury toiletries and comprehensive bespoke area and property guide. Dressing gowns and slippers provided complimentary.

One baby welcome.  A cot and highchair are available for use upon request.

Sorry, no pets.

Fridge/freezer, electric oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and kettle. Washing machine, iron, ironing board and vacuum. Hairdryer, books, films and a selection of games.  Wood burning stove in the lounge. There is plenty of storage space provided for large items such as surfboards and bicycles.

Mod Cons
Smart TV in the lounge, with a Bluetooth speaker, free unlimited wi-fi & a Nespresso Machine, with a starter supply of pods provided. Wifi available from May.

Please be Aware
The garden is not enclosed and the burn is accessible at the bottom of the garden. For little ones who may like to explore, please don’t leave them unattended.
Mobile phone signal is very limited here, so full wi-fi is provided.
Whilst the owners live on site, they are very private and respectful, and you’ll hardly notice they are there. You do not share the same parking or garden.

1 double bedroom with a 4ft 6″ size bed.

Goose feather and down duvet. 2 x pillows are goose feather and down and 2 x pillows are hypoallergenic. There are no further alternatives available.

The bathroom has a shower over bath, WC and basin and with a heated towel rail. Complimentary toiletries are provided.

The pretty lawned garden is completely private from the owner’s residence and a sun trap.

There is a BBQ provided at Holburn Mill Cottage which is available all year round, please bring your own charcoal and accessories. Please ensure that the barbecue is clean prior to your departure.

Private parking for 2 cars 50 yards from the front door, however, you can unload your belongings at the front door temporarily.

Arrivals & Departures
Arrival Day: Friday or Monday
Arrival Time: 4pm
Departure Time: 10am

Accommodation on 1 floor, with 1 step up to the bedroom. The shower is over the bath.

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About Bamburgh (nearest town)

Virtual Tour & Floorplan

Here you can explore Holburn Mill Cottage in 3D virtual reality, click on the arrow to start then use your mouse or touch screen to explore all areas.  The floor plan can be enlarged by clicking on it.

Virtual Tour

Map & Local Area

Holburn Mill Cottage is in a beautiful location on par with Bamburgh. It it a quick 10 mile drive to to Holy Island and just under 12 miles to reach Bamburgh and the coast.

The immediate location of the cottage is gorgeous and you can even walk to Cuthbert’s Cave, a place of rest for the monks of Lindisfarne during the Viking Raids. As well as this historical site, there are plenty of stunning walks right from your doorstep.

Click here for the exact location of the property. Holburn Mill Cottage is a stones-throw from the nearest village, Lowick (only 3 miles away) where there is a small convenience store and two fantastic pubs for food and drinks. If you are looking to do a larger shop Belford, just 6 1/2 miles in the car. In Belford there is a Co-op, post office, several pubs and a lovely farm shop, Sunnyhills .

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