Our visitors’ book at Cowslip Cottage is great to read through over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and provide a wealth of recommendations on the best places to eat and visit, as well as some useful tips to benefit other guests. We also send Guest Surveys to all our guests after their holiday and some of their comments are listed here too.
Many guests have listed recommendations for the same lovely places, such as Warkworth Beach, Alnwick Castle and Gardens, Barter Books, Holy Island and the Farnes, but for the sake of avoiding repetition in this particular format, we have omitted these recommendations, but they can still be read in full in the visitors’ books in Cowslip Cottage.
The property has lovely comfortable beds, lovely décor and was all on one level.
Nice well kept clean cottage, it was cosy and comfortable.
Excellent accommodation and beautifully finished.
It was decorated beautifully, it was dog friendly and there was an enclosed garden. Everything was perfect. So well equipped. It really was like home from home. All of the people we spoke to from Coquet Cottages were lovely and it felt like every effort had been made to make our stay perfect.
The things we liked the most about the cottage was the easy access, garden, style and décor, cleanliness, comfortable beds and the lovely shower.
Wonderful cottage and owners. A real home from home.
Very comfortable and cosy with everything we needed. The location was good in a nice village with lovely walks, which was good for our dog who is very nervous. The welcome basket had some lovely cakes and sausage rolls. The Prosecco also went down a treat!
Lovely cosy cottage within walking distance of village with all you need, which had a very good bakery. It was well furnished, equipped and had very cosy decor.
Everything we could ask for, a cosy cottage in a beautiful little village. Everything was perfect and we would certainly return again. Thanks so much to everyone involved in making our stay absolutely perfect.
Linda September 2020
Very clean and well equipped cottage, perfectly situated for visiting local attractions. Liked the welcome basket with local produce – quiches from the Running Fox.
Collette August 2020
Cowslip Cottage was just as the pictures show. The owners had done an excellent job getting the cottage ready for guests following the easing of the lockdown. There were clear instructions on what they would do in advance of our visit and what we needed to do at the end of our stay. All very straightforward and uncomplicated. The owner dropped by to ensure we had everything we needed and as they lived opposite the cottage they were available to us if we had any problems, which we didn’t. We have holidayed in many cottages and Cowslip is up there with the best. It was super comfy and well equipped for our needs and more. If you are taking dogs, the garden is very secure and a lovely suntrap for a cool glass of something at the end of a day sightseeing. The weather was amazing!
The cottage was lovely, just as seen from the pictures on the website. The staff had done a great job in preparing the cottage, to meet the standards required due to COVID19. We would definitely stay here again! It was home from home in a very peaceful location.
The kitchen was very well equipped and the bed was very comfortable. We had the quiche and prosecco as an aperitif on our first night. We have been cycling everywhere – approx 30 miles a day and it has been great!
Well appointed, very comfortable & great location. We wanted for nothing when we stayed at Cowslip Cottage, we felt very at home. All communication from the start of the booking on wards was good.
Wonderful cottage, very relaxed weekend. Thank you so much.
This is our third stay at the cottage and its another fantastic few days. Fabulous cottage and we love the village. Thank you.
Lovely, comfortable, cosy cottage. You thought of everything. Loved the goodies! thanks so much, fantastic walks, we had a fab week!
In a word – Superb!! Had a great time, many thanks.
We have had the most fantastic week – our first time in Northumberland and we love it! The cottage was perfect, so comfortable and we really appreciate all the extras. Thank you so much!
We had the most marvellous 4 nights in this gorgeous cottage and loved exploring the area. Welcome back, Great info too!
No better place to stay in the new decade, very comfortable, well equipped, lots of local info and a fab welcome pack. We’ve really enjoyed our break, walked miles on beautiful beaches and would definitely return. Thank you.
A wonderful stay in a beautiful and cosy cottage. Thank you for the delicious goodies and our warm welcome. We love this part of the country and will be returning very soon. Until next time.
Really enjoyed our stay at Cowslip Cottage, Had some lovely trips and walks in the surrounding area. The cottage was all we would have wanted for our holiday. Thank you for the lovely welcome goodies, hope to come back soon for another stay.
This is our third stay with Coquet Cottages and we continue to be impressed. It’s important to us to be confident in the underlying high quality of the accommodation offered, so we can focus on other issues, such as location, in making our final choice. Please keep your focus on quality as you add more properties to your list. (I’d love you to find some good places nearer Durham…) We thought the Welcome Basket was the best feature of the stay – spending the budget for this on good quality items from the local artisan bakery is so much better than providing a selection of oddments from a supermarket that you don’t really want. We didn’t know Felton at all before this and thought it a very pretty village. We liked that there was lots of dog-walking from the door without needing to take the car out – a significant criterion for us; and it’s handy for the A1.
Cowslip is in a pretty quiet location but has very good access to all areas of Northumberland and exceptional local facilities for eating out etc – The Running Fox Cafe & The Northumberland Arms. The cottage itself is extremely well presented, spotlessly clean and exceptionally well equipped with easy access to private parking. We choose this cottage as we wanted local facilities near to hand but in a quiet secluded setting. We made a very good choice!
Lovely cosy cottage, owners have thought of everything and great welcome hamper. Sunny garden, Fantastic Village with friendly cafe and good dog friendly pub. Great walks from your doorstep. Very comfortable, with a lovely ‘at home’ feeling. Fantastic info, covered everything! We found the local walk info especially useful.
This is our 3rd visit to this cottage. The accommodation is fantastic and it has everything you need. We purchased the welcome pack this time and were not disappointed, highly recommend. I’ve previously booked a holiday with Coquet Cottages and It is dog friendly, we know the facility are of a high standard as we have stayed before. Enclosed garden and short walk to village with an amazing tea room and pub. It had everything you needed for breakfast etc. We were very impressed with the standard of food. Warm and cosy!
I’ve previously booked a holiday with Coquet Cottages. Cowslip Cottage is Absolutely fabulous, Fiona is delightful and welcoming. Didn’t want to go home! Thank you all for being so helpful to us, we look forward to the next time.
Very pleased with Cow Slip cottage and would definitely stay again. Lovely touches throughout. A bonus too for the enclosed garden for our doggie and the parking space outside the property. Found Coquet Cottages very helpful too in helping choose our stay this year as we were quite late booking our summer holiday.
Cottage is absolutely lovely, also loved the fact it has a private garden we enjoyed sitting outside having cups of tea. Beautifully clean and the decor and bedding were all new and everything to a good standard.
What a fantastic property. Just a pity we couldn’t stay longer as it was just a flying visit. So cosy and warm and the Christmas tree and decorations were perfect. A lovely owner who popped round to check everything was okay. A perfect location within walking distance of a fabulous gastropub and tearoom. Beautiful decorated. We wanted somewhere cosy and quaint just before Christmas within walking distance of somewhere to eat out.
We have really enjoyed our stay! Home tomorrow, but what a wonderful two weeks we’ve had here. Cowslip Cottage is just perfect and had everything we could need. Thanks for the best time.
Peaceful and good location which ensures easy access to surrounding countryside and further afield. Thoughtful, appropriate welcome pack on arrival and close to The Running Fox, and The Northumberland Arms. All very comfortable and clean and well equipped – a home from home!
We had a wonderful stay at Cowslip Cottage. The booking process was enjoyable and couldn’t have been easier. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the welcome basket had an amazing cake, a good variety of drinks and more!
This was our second stay at Cowslip, which says it all. Beautifully presented and cosy. The owners have thought of everything (and more) to ensure a comfortable and indulgent stay for guests. The garden is a private sun trap, the kitchen is so well equipped and we didn’t want to get out of the amazing shower! So good to have The Northumberland Arms and The Running Fox on the doorstep… although I’m not sure the walk down there cancels out the calories consumed once there! It was great to meet Fiona (the owner) who gave us a very warm welcome. Thank you!
Clean and comfortable, beautiful decoration and great location. Fiona made us very welcome by making our daughters room very child friendly and by welcoming us personally. Really couldn’t fault the cottage as per the standard we have experienced before with Coquet Cottages. Will definitely use you again and wouldn’t consider any alternative holiday company in the north east.
It was the perfect place to stay, by far our favourite of our vacation, with many thoughtful, welcoming touches. The decor was fresh and updated, yet cozy and welcoming. I also wanted a location that was out in the country yet with easy access to a major highway, and this offered that as well.
Absolutely wonderful cottage. Very clean and tidy and the hosts were lovely people too. We were recommended to you by a friend. We had been to Northumberland before in 2016 and decided that we would like to return. Cowslip Cottage was just gorgeous. Very clean and tidy in every respect and Fiona and her hubby were lovely people too. We have stayed in quite a few holiday cottages in the past, but Cowslip was an exception. A lot of cottages are clean, but this one was spotless. You did not feel that you had to rewash anything in the kitchen when you wanted to use it, it was immaculate. Would definitely book again.
What a wonderful cottage, great facilities, amazing finishing touches, a complete home from home! 5******* all round!
Cosy little cottage, every thing was perfect, lovely cakes and wine on our arrival, can truly recommend. The cottage looked great online and it was a great hub to roam the countryside from.
We had an excellent stay and will be booking through you again. Lots more still to discover in Northumberland!
It’s cosy and welcoming, very well appointed and is being kept up to a good standard. There’s everything there you could possibly want! The welcome pack is a nice touch to have some basics provided, but the extras (small wine, jams and scones) is really good and welcoming. Good too that there are coffee capsules provided.
We’ve stayed before and we know it is well appointed, an excellent location for us, has an enclosed garden for the dogs and in the right price bracket for the size of accommodation.
It was very comfortable and well equipped and just ideally situated to explore Northumberland. The local facilities; the pub, bakery and a small grocery store meant that we had everything we could possibly need to hand. We have travelled to Northumberland for the last few years and this is the best cottage we stayed in. It is not often that I feel I can relax and feel at home so much as I did in this cottage and I would definitely book through you again.
We were simply delighted with the facilities provided and also the service with many nice touches showing fine attention to detail and obviously a passion for your business. A truly excellent experience!
This used to be my father’s garage and I lived at Cowslip Hill until I was 21. I wanted to spend some time in Felton and it was lovely to stay somewhere that I knew so well. It had a cosy feel and everything was really comfortable. The little touches such as the rugs and coffee maker were great.
We loved the warmth, the super-size bed and the fact it was all on one level so we didn’t have to worry about stairs with a toddler crawling around. The decor was lovely and the fire was a real feature! We’ve booked with Coquet Cottages before and on both occasions the service we have received has been first class and will certainly be booking with you again.
We love Felton and the quiet location with a private garden was very appealing. Lovely to have The Northumberland Arms and The Running Fox on our doorstep! Great location for heading inland to The Cheviots or to the coast. Our second holiday in a Coquet Cottages cottage and it certainly won’t be the last. Thank you so much.
The furniture was perfectly comfortable, cosy and very tastefully decorated – I loved it! I cannot wait to stay here again. The location is perfect with a lovely cafe and pub walking distance away. The cottage was chocolate box perfect and the owners were very hospitable!
The owner kindly welcomed us on arrival and made it known that we could contact her at any point and how to do so. This was very reassuring.
We liked the interior decoration, the wood burner, the comfy beds, the soft sofas and armchair, the well equipped spotless kitchen, the doors in the cottage, the beams, the rural location, the new bathroom. Everything! It was even better than the photos. It was more than perfect. The kitchen had everything you could possibly need.
Have to say one of the best cottages we have stayed in!
The interior design was very much to our liking. The fact that we would holiday with our dogs was a must. The location of Cowslip Cottage was ideal for us.
The location was fantastic and the fact that such a wonderfully furnished cottage would except two dogs. This was our second visit and we have booked again for February. Also Fiona makes you feel so welcome and genuinely wants your stay to be perfect.
It was an old building beautifully converted with character and style.
Best holiday accommodation we have ever had. Didn’t want to come home from Cowslip Cottage. Owners left little chocolate bunnies and drinks for the children and they loved it. There was colouring in and jigsaws also for them. Attention to detail was really spot on. We will be back!! Thanks for a fab holiday.