Mill Wharf Self-Catering Cottage, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland
Mill Wharf, a third floor GOLD graded apartment, is in an award winning conversion of this historic granary which overlooks the harbour and the River Tweed. Free WiFi is incluided
Boat trips are available through the summer months. You can look out at the salmon (if you are lucky), dolphins, swans and seals, and watch the loading and unloading of the ships.
The old Elizabethan walls of Berwick-upon-Tweed and the red pantile roofs of this historic town can be seen across the estuary. The town boasts a thriving theatre, restaurants and art galleries
The apartment is reached by lift and is beautifully finished with oak floors, central heating and double glazing. There are attractive feature arch windows and a telescope is provided. It may be suitable for the less mobile guest
The lounge area is decorated in contemporary style and has a wall mounted flat screen TV and Blu-ray DVD/CD player.
The galley style kitchen is very fully equipped with all that you would expect – fridge, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle, iron, and washer/dryer and freezer. The oak theme is carried through to the worktops and many items of furniture.
The dining area has a designer table, china crockery and fine glassware and is laid out for a candle lit dinner for you.
Throughout the flat you will notice several original pictures, antique posters and photographs by local artists.
The bedroom has a double bed with the option of duvet or blankets and the linen is pure Egyptian cotton. A flat screen TV with Freeview, is wall mounted for comfortable viewing and radio listening.Recharge your ipod on our new DAB radio alarm.
The shower room has a spacious walk-in shower and a ceiling radio so that you do not miss your favourite programme. There’s a wooden counter top and marble basin with lever taps. Hand made soap, made for Border Holiday Homes by Mesmerick of Coldstream, is included. All towels are provided of course.
Secure parking is included, under cover inside a courtyard with access by electronic gates.
A ‘Welcome Basket’ is waiting for you and includes a selection of Border specialities such as local honey, our home made jam, shortbread from Fords bakery and ‘Berwick Cockles’ – a local sweetie. Milk, tea, ground coffee, sugar and free range eggs are also provided. Enjoy bottle of our local beer from Tempest Brewery of Kelso too.
Mill Wharf, Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed Northumberland TD15 2BP
Berwick upon Tweed enjoys fantastic direct rail links (London 3.5 hours), Edinburgh (45 mins.) and Newcastle (50 mins.) and a taxi from the train station will cost around £5 . There is also an extensive and affordable network of local buses for exploring the local area. For guests wishing to hire a car we will be happy to assist you in arranging this with a local company.
- What’s on locally: Visit Berwick
- The medieval walls and gateways
- The Maltings Theatre and Cinema
- Twice weekly open-air market (Wednesday and Saturday)
- The Barracks Museum for lots of art exhibitions
- Beaches and cliff walks including the Lowry Trail
- Berwick has lots of superb Georgian Houses
- Lindisfarne (Holy Island): tide tables provided
- Bamburgh Castle
- Alnwick Gardens
- Eyemouth and Coldingham beaches and cliff walks
- Paxton House (part of the National gallery of Scotland)
- Manderston (television’s ‘Edwardian Country House’ and Balmoral in the film ‘Mrs. Brown’)
- Cragside (home of Armstrong, shipbuilder and arms manufacturer )
- Jim Clark Trophy Room, Duns