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The Drum Barn with Hot Tub

Country meets Contemporary; Luxe Accommodation with a Hot Tub in Historic Tynedale

The Drum Barn is a fabulous barn conversion using innovative design and ideas, including as wood-fired hot tub!   Located just outside of the pretty Tynedale village of Great Whittington, 5 miles north of historic Corbridge. The Drum Barn is a superb combination of rustic and contemporary, combining raw materials from the beautiful surrounding landscape with high spec technology whilst embracing energy-efficient systems throughout the Barn to preserve the environment.

With a huge Scandinavian-style wood-burning stove and a private hot tub, this is the perfect place to truly relax and kick back in the heart of the countryside. The views span far and wide over the rolling hills down to Corbridge and you’re only a short drive from Hadrian’s Wall.

The charming village of Great Whittington is just over a mile away and can easily be reached on foot.  Here you’ll find The Queen’s Head pub for a pint and some hearty home-made meals. One dog is welcome at The Drum Barn and it sleeps a total of 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, all en suite. The Drum Barn is also only 20 minutes’ drive away from Capheaton Hall, the popular wedding venue in Northumberland.

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The Drum Barn with Hot Tub

Sleeps 8 1 Dog
4 starGold award
prices & availability


Just five miles from beautiful Corbridge,  The Drum Barn can accommodate up to 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms.  There are 3 double bedrooms and a twin bedroom (two 3ft wide single beds).  The lounge is vast with a formal dining area as well as an informal dining area in the kitchen too.  Full central heating is complemented by a huge Scandinavian wood-burning stove in the lounge providing additional ambiance in the cooler months.

As well as being a beautifully converted barn inside, there is also a private hot tub outside, overlooking the beautiful Tynedale valley. At The Drum Barn you have a private, enclosed garden as well as access to the paddocks around the barn and 5 acres of woodland to explore. One dog is welcome at The Drum Barn.  Free wi-fi is available throughout the property.

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Ground Floor


Entrance into the The Drum Barn is directly into the large dining kitchen where you can hang coats and store boots just inside the doors.


Dining Kitchen

The large kitchen has peaceful views overlooking the pretty valley and is the perfect place to socialise whilst meals are being prepared and plan the itinerary for the next day.  All the usual appliances are provided, including a large fridge and separate freezer, single oven and ceramic hob, kettle, toaster, microwave and Nespresso machine.  There is a breakfast bar with 3 stools as well as a dining table to seat 8.  A large and comfortable seating area with leather sofas and a TV is a lovely space and separate cloakroom with WC and storage helps to keep the space tidy.

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Dining Lounge

The lounge is huge and beautifully finished with raw wood and a calming colour scheme.  There is a beautiful view overlooking the valley and Hadrian’s Wall country. With comfortable seating for 8 around the huge Scandinavian wood burning stove and the HD flat screen Smart TV, this is the perfect room to relax after a day exploring beautiful Northumberland. An Xbox 360 is provided in the living room which can also be used to play DVD’s.

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There is also dining seating here for up to 15 guests – perfect for when the adjacent cottages are booked together for a larger family/group of friends.

There is a WC situated just off the lounge as well as a sound-proofed room containing a washing machine.


First Floor


The oak and glass-panelled staircase leads from the lounge to the first floor where you will find the reading area on the landing overlooking the beautiful countryside through a wall of glass – the perfect space to read a book and take in the scenery.



Bedroom One – Master Bedroom

Located at the end of the barn, this is the largest room with a double bed and an en suite bathroom. Plenty of storage, a hairdryer and luxury bed linen are provided.

The en suite bathroom is the largest in the house with a full bath, walk-in shower, heated towel rail, WC and basin, and warming underfloor heating. Towels and luxury complimentary toiletries provided.



Bedroom Two – Double Bedroom

This bedroom has a double bed, plenty of storage, hairdryer and luxury bed linen. The en suite bathroom has a large walk-in shower, WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.  Towels and luxury complimentary toiletries provided.   Please note that bathrobes are not provided.



Bedroom Three – Twin Bedroom

Twin single beds (3ft wide) and plenty of storage. Hairdryer and luxury bed linen provided. The en suite shower room has a large walk-in shower, WC, basin, heated towel rail and warming underfloor heating. Towels and luxury complimentary toiletries provided.



Bedroom Four – Double Bedroom

Located at the other end of the barn, this bedroom is very spacious with a double bed, windows on 2 elevations and plenty of storage.  Luxury bed linen.  Hairdryer provided. The en suite has a large walk-in shower, WC, wash hand basin and warming underfloor heating and a heated towel rail.  Towels and luxury complimentary toiletries provided.



Gardens and Grounds

The Drum Barn is part of a historic farm called Roses Bower and is adjacent to two other cottages; The Hayloft and Old Woodworker’s Cottage.  The Drum Barn has its own private hot tub.  Whilst it has its own garden you also have access to two huge paddocks which are shared with the other 2 cottages.  Roses Bower has its own 5 acre wood, for which you have full access for walks and exploring.

The Drum Barn is 1.3 miles from the charming village of Great Whittington and can easily be walked, although be aware that the road is unlit at night.  Great Whittington has a good local pub, The Queen’s Head, which serves good food and local ales.

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The Drum Barn with Hot Tub

Sleeps 8 1 Dog
4 starGold award
prices & availability

Contemporary Rustic

This gorgeous wooden-clad barn is an oasis in an unspoilt landscape, merging country and chic perfectly together. Exposed raw materials and sleek modern design gives you a feel of complete luxury whilst being at one with the outdoors.

Facts & Features

Up to 8 guests and 1 baby welcome.

Extra Touches
Welcome Hamper provided.  Bespoke Property and Area Guide.  Luxury complimentary toiletries.  Wood-fired hot tub.  Large Scandinavian wood burning stove.  Free Wi-fi.

One baby welcome. Travel cot and highchair available upon request. Stair gate available at chosen bedroom door only (not able to be fitted at top or bottom of stairs).

One well-behaved dog is welcome at a charge of £20 per holiday.  Booking Conditions apply.  Dogs are not permitted on furniture, in bedrooms or to be left unattended in the cottage. Dog sitting service may be available, please enquire.

Large fridge, freezer, electric oven and ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and kettle. Washing machine, iron, ironing board, vacuum & BBQ with starter pack of charcoal and BBQ lighters. Hairdryer, books, music and films. Dining table seats 8.

Mod Cons
Large HD TV in the lounge with Freeview and an Xbox 360 which can be used to watch DVD’s, Second TV in the open plan kitchen/dining room. Bluetooth speaker, Nespresso machine and Wi-fi.

Care of the Property
Our ‘Coquet’ cottages are much-loved privately-owned holiday homes into which our owners have lavished much care and investment to create beautiful places for their guests to enjoy. We therefore require a cautionary Good Housekeeping Deposit to protect our owners’ property, so that if damage/breakages or exceptional cleaning is required up to the value of the deposit, the owner can be recompensed.

You have the option of paying either a £250 refundable Good Housekeeping Deposit or a smaller non-refundable £46 Deposit Waiver, which covers you to the value of £250.  Please choose which option you prefer when booking.  Click HERE for more information.

Roses Bower Farm
The Drum Barn can be booked alongside Old Woodworker’s Cottage and The Hayloft to sleep a total of 20 guests (18 adults and 2 children). Please see our Roses Bower webpage for more details.

4 bedrooms; 3 double and 1 twin. Hairdryer.

Synthetic bedding and pillows are provided on each bed. There is no alternative available.

4 en suite bathrooms; two en suite shower rooms and 2 further bathrooms with bath and separate showers, WC, heated towel rail, WC and basin with underfloor heating. Two shower rooms with large, walk-in showers, WC, basin and heated towel rails.  Luxury towels and complimentary toiletries provided.

Accommodation on 2 floors; the ground floor has the large lounge, dining kitchen and cloakroom WC. On the first floor there are all 4 bedrooms with en suite shower rooms and a landing seating area.

The Drum Barn has a private enclosed garden as well as access to both paddocks (shared use with the whole of Roses Bower) and there is a wood-fired hot tub for guests’ exclusive use.

There is a BBQ provided at The Drum Barn which is available all year round. There are utensils provided and a starter pack of charcoal and BBQ lighters. Please ensure the BBQ is cleaned prior to your departure.

Private, off-road parking for up to 3 cars is in front of the barn.

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

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About Corbridge

Virtual Tour & Floorplan

Here is a virtual tour for The Drum Barn, click to start the tour and use your mouse or touch-screen to explore the whole house.  A floor plan will be published soon, but in the meantime if you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to email or call us on 01665 710 700.

Virtual Tour

Map & Local Area

The beautiful up-market town of Corbridge is just 5 miles south from Roses Bower. The Heritage site of Corbridge (originally known as Corstopitum, a Roman town) is a beautiful un-spoilt Northumbrian village nestled close to the dramatically beautiful Hadrian’s Wall, with great village pubs, restaurants, independent shops, renowned local art galleries, a brilliant deli and a historic Church, as well as a great choice of good coffee shops too.

Roses Bower also has more local facilities available just 3 miles away in the larger nearby medieval town of Hexham and the nearest pub is 1.3 miles away in the charming village of Great Whittington, called The Queen’s Head. The Drum Barn is also only 20 minutes’ drive away from Capheaton Hall, the popular wedding venue in Northumberland.

You can explore the location of The Drum Barn on the map below which gives you a good idea of the area.  The postcode of the property is NE19 2HE.

To find out the distance from your own home to The Drum Barn, how long it will take to drive there and other options for alternative transport, click here: The Drum Barn on Googlemaps and enter your home postcode in the box provided.

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We had a lovely stay in this peaceful and beautiful location.

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Tips from a local

Get your walking boots on and walk into Great Whittington to have a pint in The Queen’s Head. It’s only 1.3 miles from Roses Bower so it’s not too far, but long enough away to build up an appetite for a drink and some lovely home-cooked food!

Although it’s a traditional Northumbrian pub, they serve Chinese food in their restaurant which has been highly recommended by the locals.

Tips from a local

If staying in this beautiful part of our country then a visit to Hadrian’s Wall is an absolute MUST. In particular Vindolanda, Houseteads, and Steel Rigg. For the latter take your walking boots if you really want one of the finest views from along the wall and would like to see Sycamore Gap.

Tips from a local

Have a drive down to Blanchland and visit The Lord Crewe Arms and have a drink in the Crypt bar.

This awarding-winning ‘hotel of the year’ in 2016 has fantastic reviews and the food is fantastic. It’s also in the North Pennines AONB.

Not sure where to start?

We know Northumberland and all of our cottages inside out, so if you have any particular queries, please don’t hesitate to call or email us. We’re more than happy to help!

Telephone: 01665 710 700 or click here to email us your enquiry.