Situated just across the river from the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed the cottage is ideally situated for visiting both the Northumberland coast & the Scottish borders.
Very well equiped the cottage is suitable for a couple to use as a base & the hosts are very welcoming & full of information about the area.
Benfield was just perfect for us. We are both in our 60s and we relished the nice touches provided by the owners. They provided a 'Welcome' basket containing 4 eggs, fresh milk (pint)' bottle of local ale, amongst others. All the kitchen equipment was clean and serviceable and the owners briefed us on the various switches etc for heating and hot water. John and Christine are perfect hosts with the property and we wouldn't hesitate to book again. One minor area to note is the metal spiral staircase. If like us you tend to wear nothing on your feet indoors then I recommend a pair of slippers or ...more
This is a small cottage with everything you need packed in, including a small dishwasher and washing machine. Electric fire in lounge and electric boiler for heating (we did not use the latter); lots of hot water and nice walk in shower. Owners were keen to be helpful and came over when we arrived just to welcome us. Nice welcome pack of local produce. Berwick on Tweed is close by for shopping, Tesco is 4 miles away with Morrisons slightly further. Cottage's off the road parking spot is close to the cottage. Lots of local walks and ideal situation for visiting the many local attractions (Fa...more