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Donkey Barn

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Stunning open plan kitchen & sitting room area
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Morpeth, Northumberland, England
Stunning barn conversion in beautiful Northumbrian countryside. Extremely peaceful & quiet location about 15 min drive to coast & lovely beaches.Situated at The Sanctuary a working wildlife rescue centre(not open to the public) so great for families,friends or animal lovers. Donkey Barn has loads of character - open plan, beams,woodburning stove and a playpark for children. Guests welcome to feed horses and goats.Donkey Barn has been refurbished to a high standard and is perfect for couples,families or families.

The barn can sleep up to 8 but smaller groups also welcome. The bedrooms are : 1 king size bed, 2 twin beds , 2 bunk beds, 1 double sofa bed in a communal hall area. Infant cot can be provided on request. Donkey Barn is in a beautiful,quiet rural location 1 mile outside the village of Ulgham, Morpeth.

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Listing #HL1379813
About the Owner
Kim O
Languages spoken:Swedish, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
Interaction with guests
Kim and Allan live in the farmhouse on the same farm and are usually available if guests need any help with anything but equally we are discreet too and always respect guests privacy and are not intrusive.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only reason I have given a 1star is because I can't give a zero. We are absolutely appalled by Kim's behaviour. We booked the accomodation in early July for an October wedding, booking being confirmed and fully paid for. We messaged back and forth,...More

1  Thank nahilar2016
Kim O, VR Owner at Donkey Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Nahilar Thank you for taking the time to put a review on and I am replying because simply I do think it is important that future customers intending to rent through Holiday Lettings are reassured that owners of holiday let properties,like myself,do not cancel...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile


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Reviewed 25 August 2018

What an amazing place to stay . Came with my 3 children who loved visiting and feeding the animals who where adorable .. The place itself was clean , comfortable spacious , had everything we could need , from night lights teddys and toys for...More

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Kim O, VR Owner at Donkey Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hi Fiona What an absolutely lovely review ! Thank you so very much. Kim & Allan

  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Pets are welcome but guests must discuss this with us before arrival and fees will apply ex. £10 per night per dog. Dog waste must be picked up in garden areas / car park. No dogs...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
    1 Bunk
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  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 9,679 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Two night stays welcome in off peak periods.

Min four night stays in peak holiday periods.
If a guest is unable to stay the four nights please contact us to discuss options.
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About the neighbourhood
Beautiful rural area close to Northumbrian coast with amazing beaches but also easy to get to towns for shopping and eating out.
10 mins into Morpeth for great shopping and plenty of pubs & cafes. Large garden centre at Heighley Gate .
15 mins to Druridge Bay and Cresswell Beach.
20 mins to Amble for delicious fish and chips and Saturday market & car boots.
30 mins to Alnwick - Alnwick Castle & Garden famous for Harry Potter.
30 mins to Newcastle metro centre for shopping and great nightlife.
45 mins to Seahouses for boat trips out to Farne Islands
Other attractions include:
Cragside Gardens Rothbury
Whitehouse Farm Morpeth
Beamish Museum Durham
Getting around
A car is recommended as Donkey Barn is 1 mile out of the village of Ulgham

Phoenix Taxis Ashington operate people carriers to help with group night outs.

Bus no 18 from Ulgham village to Morpeth & Neecastle runs about every hour.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle International Airport: 35.0 km
Railway: Newcastle : 35.0 km
Ferry: North Shields Ferry Terminal: 30.0 km
Come into the village of Ulgham and follow the brown tourism signs that say Crowden Hill 1 mile - follow this road Ulgham Lane out of the village - The Sanctuary is on the left. Drive straight ahead into car park. Ample parking in the main car park on site.

Check in from 3pm
Check out 10 am
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 25.0 km.
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