Welcome to our Blog

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

18/05/2015

New look for Geary Shiel bedroom

We have up dated the colour scheme and soft furnishings in Geary Shiel for this season…the view from the bedroom window of the River Tweed however,is […]
25/09/2014

Music Festival special breaks

      Fantastic opportunity to spend a few days in our beautiful area and enjoy the delights of Northumberland Music Festival 14th November – 30th November, […]
06/09/2014

Last minute deal for this week!!

Owing to a last minute cancellation…we currently can offer Geary Shiel for this week 6th-13th September at a greatly reduced rental of £300.00……it is not possible […]
29/08/2014

Berwick Upon Tweed Film and Media Arts Festival September

Berwick will be staging it’s annual Film and Media Arts Festival called “Border Crossing” from 17th -21st September. The festival is in it’s 10th year and […]
08/08/2014

Best view in the house!

Had to add this one to the wedding album….dogs taking in the view from the marquee during BBQ the next day!!
30/07/2014

Wedding bells at West Ord

I know that there has been a shortage of chat on the West Ord blog of late, but there was quite a lot of work going […]
15/04/2014

Wild Life notes

Notes kindly provided by Malcolm Hutcheson, who will be leading some walks with Berwick wildlife group during the summer, check out the dates on their web […]
19/03/2014

Single parent mum of four……

Lambing nearly over and it has mostly been very successful. This time last year, we were in the middle of a deep freeze with week after […]
15/02/2014

Very excited about anL.S. Lowry Exihibition in Berwick..

 Lowry exhibition 21st June -21st September 2014 in The Granary Gallery. Lowry is one of the u.k’ s best known artists and it is little known […]
22/06/2013

Sunny days at West Ord

This fabulous image was captured when l was cleaning South Bells Shiel on Saturday morning…who wouldn’t want to be staying here and looking out on this […]
11/06/2013

Sandy hits the spot!

This lovely fish was caught and returned to the Tweed at West Ord in the middle of June, conditions for the lower part of the Tweed […]
29/05/2013

Flaming June….

June a special month and a great time to visit our beautiful Northumberland countryside. Take advantage of our special offer of 20% off all remaining June […]
29/05/2013

Discounted offer for remaining June weeks

We are pleased to offer a 20% discount on any remaining weeks this June, please go to our availability and prices section to view the cottages […]
20/04/2013

Simple pleasures of wildlife spotting near West Ord…..

The Winter months of January and February were what a normal winter should be, cold and sunny conditions with spells of rain, sleet and snow. March was a […]
06/03/2013

Spring is in the air at West Ord

 Snowdrops are flowering and daffodils about to grace us with their sunny faces, and best of all the weather has picked up and we have turned […]