Welcome to our Blog

Here you can enjoy a selection of articles about our cottages, the local area, things to do and relevant news.


Four Fantastic Northumberland Walks On Our Doorstep

I think we are all delighted that the end of lockdown is now in sight. All being well, the cottages should be opening on the 12th […]

10 things to do on half term week….or any other time for that matter!!!

1.Walk the beaches and go rock pooling at Cocklawburn Beach near Scremerston, a 10 min drive from West Ord. Pack flasks and picnics, take travel rugs […]

Latest information and advice on Coronavirus

Update   Following the surprising news that affects the whole of Northumberland from midnight tonight, we just wanted to let our customers know that we continue […]

Information for guests- Covid-19 Risk Assessment

Before we open it is our priority to ensure that we have clear policies and procedures in place for our guests coming to stay at West […]

Covid-19 – Information for prospective guests

  To give confidence to prospective guests wanting to book a holiday with us in July and August, we have decided to accept bookings, but to […]

Early morning on the banks of the Tweed

All our ewes came in today, lambing at West Ord starts next week! Come and stay for a few days and see what goes on, join […]

West Ord

One of the main attractions for staying at West Ord is it's idyllic setting on the banks of the River Tweed. Walking is on your doorstep, everything from an evening stroll to the river, or choose a more ambitious 5 mile loop, and enjoy wonderful wildlife as you go.


Berwick upon Tweed is our nearest town (3 miles away), and sits at the most northerly tip of Northumberland and just 3 miles from the Scottish […]

Not a sight you see every day….

Our neighbour Susan was quick to react with her camera, whilst cycling along the river bank at West Ord, a bemused swan watching a young deer […]

Spring is in the air!

Spring has sprung at West Ord and the weather has started to improve. Lambing is under way, so why not come along and see what happens […]

Late summer "sizzler" offers

  Come and stay at West Ord later this month, we can still offer Till and Tweed Cottages for the week starting 15th August. Lots to […]

See the Tweed when you stay at West Ord….

When you come to stay at West Ord take a trip on the Tweed from Paxton House where you will find these great sight seeing boats, […]

Escapee… bees..

Our guests at West Ord Cottages, were amazed to find that a hive of Chainbridge Honey Farm bees had made their escape from the hives that […]

Last minute breaks at West Ord….

We have three special short breaks to offer at West Ord Cottages within the last week of June and first week of July, take a look at Till and […]

Whit week holiday….small amount of availabilty still at West Ord

We can still offer Till Cottage for the full week next week (23rd May-30th May), and Geary Shiel down on the riverside for up to six […]