Tutors Lodge

Price from £520

Relax, unwind or start each day with a new adventure. Enjoy the beauty of Northumberland’s National Park in your own unique way.

Sitting 1400 feet above sea level the views across the Upper Coquet Valley are truly amazing and with walking and cycling right from your doorstep, there is no better place in which to start your Northumberland adventure.

Tutors Lodge once formed part of the Farmhouse and sits in the heart of the Kidlandlee estate. The warmth of the Aga invites you into this rather quaint cottage housing two bedrooms, twin room can become a Super King on request, family bathroom and cosy living space.

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Sleeps 4
2 Bedrooms
Child Friendly
Pet Friendly

This beautiful stone Farmhouse also formed part of Kidland School and it is said that the Tutor once lived in a room on this side of the building. Steeped in history and beautifully renovated Tutors lodge is the perfect place to start your Northumberland adventure.

An old stone surround in the open plan living space houses a log burner fuelled by wind felled logs from the land creating a perfect space to relax and unwind after a day of exploring.

The warmth of the vibrant blue Aga framed in equally blue Fired Earth tiles bring a certain quirkiness and old style feel to this cottage.

The slate extension houses two bedrooms one twin which can be made into a king size bed and the master bedroom housing a king size bed too. The bathroom has a separate bath and walk-in shower and luxury bath products from Penhaligon’s of London for you to indulge in.

A luxury Hospitality basket full of local goodies, fresh flowers and a bottle of Berry Bros & Rudd English Sparkling wine greats you on arrival along with bread, milk, eggs and butter popped away in the kitchen.

With a shared garden at the front to star gaze and enjoy the views and your own private garden to the rear there is plenty of space to watch the wildlife amble along over a glass of that Berry Bros & Rudd glass of sparkling wine!

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Sitting Room

Two-seater sofa, two armchairs, flat screen TV with Freeview, DVD player, dining space with seating for four. Wood burning stove.

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Equipped with an oil fuelled Aga, gas hob, fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine. Please note there is no dishwasher since the off-grid power supply is unable to support both a dishwasher and washing machine.

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Bedroom One

With fixed king size bed, side tables, stool, wardrobe with hanging and a chest of draws.

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Bedroom Two

Zip and Link twin beds that can be made into a Super king size bed, on request, built in wardrobe and chest of draws.

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Bath with separate walk in shower, towel rail and underfloor heating.

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Oil boiler central heating throughout the property. Underfloor heating in the extension. Wood burning stove in the sitting room. Wind felled logs are provided and can be topped up from the log store.

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Guest Amenities

High quality bed linen and towels are provided for guests along with luxury guest toiletries from Penhaligons of London. A hairdryer is provided

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Welcome Pack

With the help of Tully’s of Rothbury a gift bag of locally sourced products awaits you along with a bottle of Berry Bros & Rudd English sparkling wine. A vegan option is available.

Dog Friendly


Two well-behaved dogs are welcome at a cost of £20 per dog per stay. They must be clean before access into the property and are not permitted on the furniture or in the bedrooms.

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Gardens and Grounds

There is a private enclosed garden to the rear of the property with outside furniture. An Outback barbecue will be available in the spring and summer months. The garden to the front of the cottage is shared with the adjoining School House but does have its own sitting area.

Babies & Children

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Wi-fi and mobile coverage

Please note that due to the remote location of Kidlandlee wi-fi can be quite slow. We have installed an unlimited 4G router which is great for Wi-Fi calling, emails, surfing the internet. Streaming can buffer.


There is private parking to the side of Tutors Lodge.


Please note that Kidlandlee is not on the national grid and is dependent on wind and solar power, with a generator for back-up. This means that the number of electrical appliances in the property is limited to the key essentials and a dishwasher cannot be supported.

No Smoking

The property is strictly no smoking.

Access – Important

While the cottage is situated in a fabulous, secluded position, it is important to note that this is accessed by a three-mile-long Forestry Commission track which comprises loose gravel and cattle grids. This is steep in places and care should be taken, especially during the winter months, as any adverse weather can leave the track rutted. Please drive slowly paying particular attention to the road surface. Sports cars and low suspension vehicles should be avoided. Four-wheel drive vehicles may be required during winter conditions. Please contact us if you have any concerns.

Accessibility Statement

You can view our tailored Accessibility Statement for Tutors lodge here.

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Local amenities

A drive of 4 miles will take you into Harbottle where you will find our little local pub The Star Inn. The little village shop at the back can provide you with essentials and whilst there it is worth checking out their amazing menu! Takeaways are just the ticket if you don’t feel like cooking.

Thropton (12 miles) has two pubs including the highly regarded Three Wheat Heads, a traditional 300-year-old coaching inn which has a cosy lounge bar and fine dining restaurant serving a varied and interesting menu using fine local produce from the Coquet Valley. A new shop is currently being built in the village.

The charming village of Rothbury (14 miles) has a super selection of independent shops, galleries, pubs and cafes as well as a deli, bakery and butcher’s shop. It is worth taking a stroll along the river bank too whilst you are there as it is quite picturesque.

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