Category: Breamish News

Our New Booking Protection

Our New Booking Protection

We have recently joined Master Cancel, a new protection scheme which protects both you as our customer and us as your booking provider. Creating greater flexibility for you, preventing any difficult insurance claims or difficult conversations. Our guests are clearly the most important factor in the continued success of our business, and we want to be able to protect you and your holiday whilst also still being able to keep our business thriving so that we can continue to provide a great experience for all those who visit us.

Especially relevant in the current climate we can confirm that this protection will also pay out on Covid-19. More importantly your refund comes directly from us and there are no long telephone calls to be had with an automated switchboard!

Please see below a few FAQ’s to help you understand the Booking Protection Cover.

FAQ’s

How do i add the booking protection to my booking?

You do not need to do anything, simply make a booking through our online booking system and you will be covered.

Do i have to pay extra to include the protection?

No, the cover is included in the cost shown on the website, there are no hidden costs associated with this scheme.

How do i cancel?

Cancellations must be made in writing between 60 and 2 days before your holiday, once you have cancelled within this window we can process your refund.

Is Covid-19 Covered?

Yes, any new bookings made from June 8th 2020 are covered under this scheme.

Can i opt out?

No, the cover is put in place when the booking is made, there are no additional fees for this cover and it is included in your booking cost.

I already have a booking, can i add it on?

Unfortunately, no, we are not able to retrospectively add the cover to existing bookings. 

Are you currently taking bookings?

Yes, we are taking bookings from 4th July 2020.

Still have questions? Contact Peter via email at apm@breamishvalley.co.uk


Celebrating 25 Years

Celebrating 25 Years

We are celebrating our 25 year anniversary this year and what a 25 years it has been. We have been lucky enough to have some guests follow us through the whole journey and some who even came to Breamish Valley Cottages before the Moralee family were here.

It has changed quite a lot over the 25 years with new holiday cottages and attractions being added throughout that time. To help celebrate all the years we have been in business we are giving something back to you!

To show our appreciation to all the wonderful guests who have enjoyed our cottages and facilities we are giving away 25 different prizes, with the top prize being a free holiday next year in one of our cottages down at the main site. We will be using both our social media platforms and also our mailing list to keep you up to date, so make sure you keep following us throughout the rest of the year.

The chance to win the top prize is simple, any guest who stays with us this year will automatically be entered into our prize draw for the opportunity to win a holiday next year. Want an even better chance to win? Well if you like to stay with us more than once each year then your name will be entered into the draw every time you stay.

Why not check out the prizes on offer below, prize giveaways will be detailed either through our mailshot or via our Facebook page, so make sure you like our Facebook page here and also sign up to our mailing list here.

Prizes:

Grand Prize – Free Full Week Holiday

Prize 2 – Romantic Break for 2

Prize 3 – Premium Case of Wine

Prize 4 – Favourites Case of Wine – WINNER – Mrs Margaret O’Conner

Prize 5 – Tickets to Alnwick Garden

Prize 6 – Beauty Treatment with Melanie

Prize 7, 8 & 9 – Local Produce Hamper

Prize 10 – Book of Wild Northumberland

Prize 11 – Bottle of Prosecco

Prize 12, 13 & 14 – Coffee Starter Pack from Coffee & Kin – WINNER – Heathery Cottage August 3rd

Prize 15 – 100 Walks in Northumberland Book

Prize 16 – Bottle of Port

Prize 17, 18 & 19 – Breamish Valley Cottages Branded Mug & Thermos

Prize 20 – 50 Favourite Northumbrian Pubs

Prize 21 – Tickets to Alnwick Castle

Prize 22, 23 & 24 – £20 Meat Pack from Farm to Freeze

Prize 25 – Northumberland Cheese Selection

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Souterpot Renovation

Souterpot Renovation

Back in December we were encountered with some particularly cold weather for a short period. Unfortunately during a routine check around the cottages whilst getting ready for Christmas, Peter walked into Souterpot to find water flooding through the ceilings, down the walls and through the light fittings. A burst water pipe predicted to have been running for a whole 36 hours led to severe flood damage to the cottage.

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Alas, its not like us to sit around and wait for the insurance companies to complete the paperwork, so we set about trying to get the problem fixed as soon as we could. As a result Souterpot has undergone a full renovation, new floors, ceilings, bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen and sitting room. Although it has been painstaking to complete, Michele has added her little twist and modernised throughout. We hope that the upgrade will make the cottage feel that little bit more luxurious.

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Winter in Northumberland

WINTER IN NORTHUMBERLAND

Visiting Northumberland in the winter months is magical. Home to Europe’s largest International Dark Sky Park, it is the perfect place to discover our superb night skies. Stargazers can expect to see billions of glittering stars, planets, dazzling meteor showers and even the glow of galaxies such as Andromeda.

During the day, you can visit our charming seaside towns and rural villages, without all the tourists, enjoy lunch in a cosy local pub and treat yourself to a stroll along the beach.

At the end of the day, you can take a leisurely dip in the swimming pool before heading back to the comfort of your cottage and a roaring log fire.

There is something for everyone in Northumberland, no matter your age and no matter the season. If you’d like to book a short break in one of our cottages, please click here


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