Steeped in history as the site of the famous Battle of Otterburn, this picturesque village’s peaceful backdrop of the Redesdale Valley makes it a fascinating yet relaxing spot for a family break. It’s a great base from which to explore the stunning Redesdale Valley with its meadows flushed with fauna, an enchanting forest, tricking streams and the tranquil valley. If you’re lucky, you’ll spot otter footprints along the mud of the riverbanks and the Northumberland National Park is just a stone’s throw away.
We’ve got big cottages for your and all your family to enjoy, so whether you’re in the mood for a pet friendly cottage overlooking stunning countryside views, or relaxing in a hot tub in your cottage’s garden, our selection of cottages in Otterburn won’t leave you short of options.
A visit to Percy Cross, also known as the Battle Stone is a must. It marks the site of the Battle of Otterburn where the English Army suffered a bloody defeat at the hands of the Scots. Finish off a day’s exploring by sampling some of the best local fayre including smoked sea kippers, tea at the home of Earl Grey himself, or a tipple from a local brewery.
Best locations for a large cottage in Northumberland
Want to check out different spots in Northumberland? From the Tobermory of Northumberland, Alnmouth, with its pastel-perfect houses perched on the banks of the River Aln estuary, to picturesque Alnwick, home to castles and tattie-scones, your perfect cottage for a big group is just a few clicks away.