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Donkey Barn

Stunning open plan kitchen & sitting room area
Certificate of Excellence
47 reviews
Stunning open plan kitchen & sitting room area
Sitting area with wood burning stove
Comfy recliner sofas
Large & light kitchen area
Front of Donkey Barn
Private and secluded garden area,perfect for children and dogs.
Twin bedroom
Kids bunk beds next to ensuite.
Kids play area can be accessed from double bed room & twin bed room
Children's play garden shared with two holiday lets. Some equipment removed due to H&S
Two tawny owls in care at The Sanctuary - however cannot be viewed due to licensing restrictions
Jess the barn owl in care at The Sanctuary (not on permanent view)
Rescued ponies & goats to feed
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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
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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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile


Kim O, VR Owner at Donkey Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago


Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We’re a group of 4 girls just home from a 2 night stay in the Donkey barn and can whole heartedly say it truly is an amazing place. Just sat in the grounds surrounded by nesting birds, ponies, horses,sheep, bats and much more wildlife makes...More

Thank Jiloli
Kim O, VR Owner at Donkey Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello What a really lovely review ! Thank you so much and we have to agree the views from the decking outside Donkey Barn really are superb aren't they - nothing but green fields and grazing animals - very therapeutic ! See you again soon....More

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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Enjoyed Alnwick Gardens and Cragside especially but found other areas of interest. Went to Amble, Northumberlandia, Warkworth castle

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  • 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 Bunk
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
₹ 9,017
£ 100
₹ 40,576
£ 450
6 Jul 2018 -
5 Sep 2018
4 nights
₹ 15,329
£ 170
₹ 89,718
£ 995
12 Oct 2018 -
28 Oct 2018
Half Term Holiday
3 nights
₹ 11,722
£ 130
₹ 54,102
£ 600
24 Dec 2018 -
3 Jan 2019
Half Term Holiday
4 nights
₹ 15,329
£ 170
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 9,017 / 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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