The Left Luggage Office ref: CC325019

Falstone, near Kielder, Kielder & Bellingham Area

4 Stars

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  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Railway Theme 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Unique Cottages 

Description

The Left Luggage Office is a stargazers paradise. This elegantly appointed apartment is situated on what was once Falstone Station, on the line that linked England to Scotland. In the pretty village of Falstone situated inside the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park.

Most Britons live within densely populated areas where light pollution allows only a handful of stars to be seen through an orange glow. Here at The Left Luggage Office you can feast your eyes up to thousands of stars. Among the highlights is the Milky Way. It’s something that the vast majority of us will never see, but within the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park you can view it in all its glory. Use binoculars and you can marvel at its arms stretching out on both sides of its bright central core. This wonder of the universe is 2.5 million light years away! Other astronomical phenomena you can look out for during your stay include Aurora Borealis (more commonly known as the Northern Lights) and the occasional spectacular meteor shower. These shooting stars are grains of dust from the tails of comets burning up when they enter the Earth’s atmosphere. To continue your stargazing odyssey there is the Kielder Observatory. This hugely popular attraction is located on the top of Black Fell, just up the road near Kielder Village, and is run by the Kielder Observatory Astronomical Society. The observatory is a must visit for those wanting to make the most of their Dark Sky stay.

The Left Luggage Office is the perfect location to enjoy all the Northumberland countryside has to offer. This bijou property is tastefully furnished offering stylish holiday accommodation for couples. Built on one level, there is an open plan living/dining/kitchen area with underfloor heating throughout. It has a separate double bedroom and a contemporary bathroom. As well as stargazing The Left Luggage Office is the perfect base to enjoy the many outdoor activities at Kielder Water, northern Europe’s largest man-made lake and Kielder Forest, northern Europe’s largest man-made forest. Whether it’s long or short walks, off-road mountain biking, taking a ferry trip or just relaxing in this beautiful corner of Northumberland, there is something at The Left Luggage Office for everyone. Shop, pub and restaurant 520 yards.
The Left Luggage Office can be booked together with Railway Cuttings (ref UK3211), 10 yards away, to accommodate up to 6 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area:
With TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.
Bedroom: With zip and link kingsize bed (can be 2ft 6in twin beds on request).
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric underfloor heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed garden with garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: No children, including babes in arms.
  • Nearest town
    Bellingham
  • Shops
    0.75 miles
  • Distance
    10 miles
  • Restaurant
    0.75 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Hexham
  • Pub
    0.75 miles
  • Railway station distance
    25.0 miles
  • Lake

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About the local area

The picturesque village of Bellingham offers many facilities including quaint shops, tea rooms and inns 10 miles away and guests will enjoy a visit to Otterburn Mill. This is an area with a rich Heritage to explore and an excellent base to discover the wild and lonely beauty across west Northumberland and beyond. The popular market town of Hexham, dominated by its majestic abbey is an easy drive and the World Heritage Site of Hadrian’s Wall offers many interesting visitor attractions, including Vindolanda and Housesteads Roman Fort Museum. The Left Luggage Office is an excellent base giving easy access to explore Northumberland and the Scottish Borders too.

Things to do nearby

The Roman Army Museum
The Roman Army Museum

Extensive museum about the life of a Roman soldier. A great introduction to Hadrian's Wall. Spectacular eagles eye film can also be viewed. Tel: 01697 747485

Cycling in Kielder Forest Park

Surrounding Kielder and home to the largest forest in Britain, Kielder Forest Park is a fantastic location for keen mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

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