Thank you for a lovely stay in your lovely cottage. We have had a good week. Lots of busy days, lots to do and lots of walks which the dogs enjoyed too.  Weather good too which was a bonus! The welcome pack was a lovely surprise (the wine went down well)! We will definitely be back and would stay here in Gable End Cottage. Thank you again, P & D, Norfolk, July 2016

Our fifth visit to Louise and Harris but our first in Gable End Cottage which is just as lovely as next door.  The dog loved the garden and the nearby beaches - there are some superb ones in Northumberland and lots of walks.  We had visits to Paxton House gardens (dogs allowed) and a day out to Falkirk to see the Kelpies and the Falkirk Wheel, both amazing structures! Will hopefully see you next year - the only question is...which cottage do we pick next year?  Best wishes J, I & Salvo (the staffie), Birmingham, June 2016.

True to our word we came back to celebrate our wedding anniversary. This time we treated ourselves to two weeks in the piece of heaven called Gable End Cottage.  The first week we visited many places including Paxton House and Manderston House and also explored East Lothian and Nunraw Abby - the monks are so welcoming.  The second week involved lots and lots of relaxing and admiring the views.  A visit to Mertoun Gardens and a shop in Berwick rounded off our visit.  We adore it here, it truly is a little piece of heaven.  Thank you so much Louise and Harris.  We will see you later in the year.  Best Wishes S & R, Lymm, Cheshire, May/June 2016

Dear Louise and Harris, We came away for some rest and relaxation and that's exactly what we got. The cottage is perfect, it has everything you need! Thank you for the welcome goodies - very thoughtful of you. We loved exploring the area and hope to be back. C,C,J & S the spaniel, Cumbria, April 2016

Thank you for making our mini break perfect! Your cottage is beautiful. We wanted for nothing, other than a baby sitter! Loved - the art work, cleanliness, the layout, baby friendliness, garden for the boys, welcome pack, location, directions to the cottage, chocolates for the boys, the beds (boys thought theirs were very cosy). Hated - going home! Highlight of the weekend - seeing dolphins at Bamburgh beach.  S,D,E,M and J, Sheffield, March/April 2016

Dear Louise and Harris, Thank you for such a lovely but brief stay in Gable End. Very comfortable and well equipped. We haven't travelled too far but meant we have seen quite a few places along the coast. Our daughter loved her room and especially the easter egg on the table! If you have children staying Dunbar Animal Park is worth a visit. We also found two lovely restaurants/pubs but you have to book - Allanton Inn and The Queen's Head in Berwick. Thank you. C, P & B, Blaydon, March 2016

This is our second break at Gable End Cottage, both enjoyable stays - thank you. Cottage ideally situated for the "fisherman" on the Whiteadder - and an easily accessible walk for the "fishing widow". I only wish we had found Gable End sooner. We will be back - thank you.  E & C, Worksop, Notts, March 2016

Dear Louise and Harris, We've had a lovely week in your cottage, thank you very much. It's been delightful. The weather has been kind and the clear sky at night has been amazing! It's been great to spend some time with our niece and her husband...Thank you also for the welcome gifts. J & P, Bournemouth, October 2015

Thanks for letting us stay in your cottage.  We have had a super week with lovely weather.  The quietness is very different to our own home on a busy main road.  We appreciate the superb farming in this area.  Thanks again, J & C, Derbyshire, September 2015

A very relaxing week in this lovely cottage which got off to a special start as the whole family spent the first weekend with us.  The weather has been very kind and we've got out and about lots. Paxton House, Ford and Etal Railway, walk around "old" Berwick, a round of golf, Coldingham Bay and St Abbs Head, Melrose - all highly recommended.  Thanks for a lovely stay again this year.  J & J, Gateshead, August 2015

Dear Louise and Harris, We have both really enjoyed our week's stay at Gable End. After spending 3 days in Durham, which was interesting, it was lovely to come and stay here with such splendid golden views! Been about visiting great houses and castles and loved Lindisfarne, Holy Island and Priory - a good day out! Berwick itself has great history with interesting walks and museums. Thank you so much for a delightful week in your "lovely homely cottage". Our good wishes, P & L, Hampshire, August 2015

Dear Louise and Harris,  Thank you so much for a wonderful week in your lovely cottage!  We've really enjoyed our stay here and love the area.  Again, many thanks, R & L, Essex, August 2015

Dear Louise and Harris, We've had a brilliant week here.  So relaxing and Archie (the dog) has loved it too! Great to be back!  Love and best wishes P, K & A, N. Yorks, August 2015

What a fantastic cottage - clean and comfortable with secure garden for pets. Thank you for extras on arrival. Will spread the word. S, I, S & P, Lincolnshire, July 2015

Loved our stay here. So cosy and peaceful. A joy to be living in the countryside even for a short time. Reminds me so much of childhood. Thanks for the welcome pack. Best wishes J & D, Helensburgh, June/July 2015

To Louise and Harris, Thank you both for making us feel so welcome on our return to the cottage.  What a treat you left us to kick off our honeymoon with a bang! We have loved spending a week relaxing in the cottage enjoying the (very windy) view. We are sad to leave but now with some artwork and cards with us for our wedding guests we now can't wait till we return same time next year. Kind regards and best wishes S & R, Lymm, Cheshire, May/June 2015

Thanks so much for letting us stay in Gable End once again.  A few firsts this time.  First time we have been in December and first time we've seen woodpecker (heard him on numerous occasions!).  If you like fresh seafood you must try Berwick Seafood on road towards Spittal.  Lobster, crab, scallop, langoustines, oysters (oh first time tried these).  If it was any fresher it would be swimming in the sea! And great prices too.  Various walks around Hutton were enjoyed despite below freezing temperatures.  Even the snow couldn't dampen our enthusiasm, it's been great.  R, K, J & J, Yorkshire, December 2014

Louise and Harris, Thank you for letting us come again to Gable End, it is such a tranquil place we never tire of coming.  Once settled, our 16 year old cat "Jet" thoroughly enjoyed his stay...We bought a new ordnance survey map and discovered some fantastic single track roads across the Lammermuir Hills - so remote and wild and absolutely no traffic.  Cannot believe the weather 20-23C all week apart from today...It was nice to catch up again and hopefully we will see you soon.  Lots of Love K, R & J, Yorkshire, September/October 2014

Lovely comfortable cottage in a super location.  Weather has been very kind.  Lots to see and do - lovely coastal villages and interesting historic houses and castles nearby.  Will be back.  A-M & J, September 2014

We have really enjoyed our stay in this peaceful cottage.  The weather has been lovely and found some new places to visit.  For garden lovers Howick Gardens are a real treat.  Coldingham beach is very pretty.  Louise thank you for the welcome pack - it was much appreciated.  Hope to be back in the near future.  Best wishes C & M, Derbyshire, August/September 2014

Louise and Harris - another brilliant stay.  Thanks for everything you do to make our holidays so fantastic.  Been to all the usual haunts and a few new ones.  It was good to have J and H with us, especially as H hadn't been before so making the holiday a great family affair...Cross Inn at Paxton is a must for Sunday lunch, voted excellent by all!  Cannot wait to return.  Big thanks K, R, J & H, Yorkshire, August 2014

Amazed at how quiet it is here!  Lovely and peaceful cottage.  Weather not great to start the week but improved towards the end which was nice.  Visited some lovely places and can recommend The Cross Inn in Paxton - very good food and family friendly.  Great day at Paxton House and we absolutely loved Etal and their tea room there.  Cookie, our dog, loved the gardens here and we were visited once or twice by the pheasants which was nice to see.  Thank you Louise and Harris for the great welcome pack.  It was much appreciated especially our favourite shortbread!  Love Harris' artwork by the way.  C, A, M and Cookie the dog, Sunderland, August 2014

Lovely welcome pack - many thanks!  Weather has been very good - not too hot for the dogs.  Reuben and Hugo have loved the garden here - very private and with lovely views.  Berwick has some lovely views, walking the town walls.  Drove up to Edinburgh - parking was easy at Holyrood car park.  Visited Lindisfarne and Bamburgh (stunning beach and castle).  Eyemouth and St Abbs fishing harbours are interesting.  Low Newton Beach (1 hour drive) is gorgeous.  Parking cheap and almost on the beach.  Thank you for a lovely stay Louise and Harris.  J, S & I, Sandwich Kent and St Austell, July 2014

Thanks Louise and Harris.  Another lovely stay at Gable End.  Weather fantastic, great days out and endless beach walks!  Best wishes W & S, Kent, June 2014

Beautiful cottage, beautiful area.  Weather sunny and warm all week...Our dog loved the garden.  We had a very restful and relaxing week.  We really, really enjoyed ourselves and we will be back.  Best wishes and thank you.  L & R, Greater Manchester, June 2014

Dear Louise and Harris.  What can we say?  Our week's stay in your cottage has been utter perfection!  We have been so fortunate with the weather and having our meals outside looking at the breath taking view has been such a treat!  We have loved exploring Northumberland and the Scottish Borders - it has been something we will never forget.  Believe us when we say we will be back (hopefully for our honeymoon, fingers crossed).  With best wishes and much gratitude, R & S, Lymm, Cheshire, May/June2014

Dear Louise and Harris.  Would just like to say thank you for our overnight stay at Gable End Cottage.  Everything was perfect!  Very tranquil, beautiful setting and very well equipped.  We will be back again in the future.  L & D. May 2014

Dear Louise and Harris.  Really, really enjoyed our stay as we have done every time we stayed.  Thanks also for being able to accommodate K's sister and her husband for a couple of nights at such short notice - it was very much appreciated by all.  It has been a fabulous week in Gable End - so very peaceful and comfortable combined with mostly decent weather.  Whilst here in the garden have seen buzzards, hares boxing, loads of other wildlife including hearing (but not seeing!) a woodpecker close by.  We are always sad to leave but it is nice to know we will be back in August.  It was nice to catch up again, so take care and see you soon.  K & R, Maltby, April 2014

What a relaxing week!  I've really enjoyed my week at Gable End - it really is a wonderfully peaceful and calm location.  There is nothing to want more in the cottage - everything is of excellent quality.  I'll definitely be back!  S, West Lothian, April 2014

Many thanks for another super stay.  We have enjoyed a very restful and relaxing week here with lovely walks at Paxton House and Berwick.  We are already looking forward to returning later in the year.  Thanks again.  J, B & M, Fife, December/January 2014

Thank you Louise for the last minute holiday.  Loved being in Gable End Cottage - comfy and cosy.  Been very lucky with the weather.  Done lots of walking.  Went and sat at the side of the River Tweed (the Junction Pool - only fishermen would understand!) at Kelso.  Heaven.  Well worth a visit to Roslyn Chapel near Edinburgh.  Thank you again Louise and Harris.  Had a brilliant holiday.  Hope to see you again.  M & G. Castleford, September 2013

A lovely relaxing week in this beautiful part of the world.  Cottage peaceful and very comfortable - welcome pack much appreciated after the long journey!  Stunning views over the countryside.  Everyone very friendly and helpful.  Paxton House visit very interesting and we saw them netting salmon.  Managed a trip to Edinburgh to the Festival.  Berwick is an interesting place - wandered the castle walls and the Lowry trail.  St Abbs and the coast favourites.  Thanks A & R, Bristol, August 2013

What a nice and peaceful week in your lovely cottage.  Great weather, so much to see and to do in this area...and always nice to return after a grand day out - home.  Thank you so much Louise and Harris for the warm welcome.  B & M, Duisburg, Germany, August 2013

We've had an amazing time this week.  Even the weather has behaved!  It is so peaceful here that relaxing is made easy.   The cottage is so beautiful .  I'm sure we will return for another visit.  P & K, Lancs, August 2013

Thank you Louise and Harris for another marvellous stay in your lovely cottage.  We feel so relaxed and chilled out after recharging our batteries and believe me they needed recharging!  Wishing you the very best and hope to see you again very soon.  R & K, Maltby, July/August 2013

A long drive but worth it.  Lovely cottage with everything and great views of the local countryside (very lucky with weather!).  Dogs in seventh heaven, love the beaches!  Loads of wildlife to be seen, dipper, grey wagtail, l.s woodpecker, sand martins (and tree sparrows in the garden!), seals, hare etc.  Go and have a poke around 'Concorde' at East Fortune (National Museum of Flight)!  Totally restful apart from having my hat knocked off by an RAF Tornado!  Try a rare roast beef sandwich at Ednam House by the Tweed in Kelso.  Thanks to Louise and Harris.  Until next time.  S & W plus F & I (the westies!) Sandwich, Kent, June 2013

Thank you Louise and Harris for such a warm welcome.  We had a lovely week in your comfy cottage and great weather, feel relaxed and ready for anything.  See you soon.  K, R, G & R, W. Yorks, June 2013

Glorious start to the week, sitting out in warm sunshine, enjoying the relaxing atmosphere.  Weather deteriorated, but not our enjoyment of the place and its surroundings.  Wonderful places to explore in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders, and a very comfortable place to return to in the evenings.  A pleasure!  S & C, Edinburgh, May 2013

Another good week (apart from the weather!!).  Cottage was just right, even new television!!  Food in local pub spot on...Lots of other villages worth visiting - all local food and people really helpful.  Bye for now - see you soon and thanks.  S, B, J & S, Wirral, May 2013

It was lovely to spend a fortnight here in such peaceful and creative surroundings.  Lindisfarne is not a place you want to miss and Paxton House nearby proved to be interesting.  If you are looking for an evening's entertainment the Maltings in Berwick has quite a spectrum of things on.  Thank you Louise and Harris for making our stay comfortable - we hope to be back.  M & M, West Sussex, March/April 2013

What a beautiful, peaceful cottage - a true respite from city-living.  We loved the contemporary light decor and the artwork.  Waking up to just the sound of birdsong, and just seeing views of open farmland from both sets of windows was a sheer delight.  Having been looking for such a holiday cottage ourselves for 8 years now - it was worth the wait to find Gable End.  Thank you T & J, Newcastle, February 2013

Thank you for a lovely holiday in your beautiful, cosy cottage.  Brilliant location, love the peace and quiet with Berwick just up the road for everything you need.  Best day out was Paxton House just up the road - brilliant interesting tour.  Had days out every day but was lovely coming back to the cottage every time for a relaxing night.  Thanks Louise for the candles (there was a power cut) - fortunately we didn't need them!  Already planning next year's visit.  Thanks again, L & I, Cleveland, September 2012

Louise, once again a lovely stay in your lovely cottage with some welcome goodies on our arrival.  The weather has been great...We made it to Edinburgh - we didn't get to the Castle but we went on the Royal Yacht "Britannia".  We highly recommend it.  Floors Castle also worth a visit.  Still more to see.  We will be back.  Thanks for everything.  C & M, Derbyshire, September 2012

Excellent...wanted for nothing.  Been just about everywhere.  For food try Yummleys at Reston and Meringues at Jedburgh...Holidays over too soon.  Louise and Harris thanks for everything - really appreciate it.  See you soon.  K, R & J, Maltby & Leeds, August 2012

Lovely cottage, well appointed and peaceful - thank you for the welcome and provisions.  Found The Cross at Paxton to be the place we returned to for food and service (also close).  Lindisfarne was great - went twice (you need £4.40 for car park in change for more than 3 hours).  Bamburgh beach was wonderful and well worth the visit.  Alnwick Music Festival and the secondhand bookshop were spectacular.  The bookshop is worth half a day and has excellent coffee!  G & A, Warwickshire, August 2012

Your cottage is beautiful, well laid out and user friendly.  Area fantastic for beaches and towns.  Parking good here and most areas.  Benji (our dog) thoroughly enjoyed himself at Bamburgh and made this his second home...Best instructions for driving and finding cottage we have ever had...Thanks and look forward to seeing you in the future.  A, A & B, South Shields, July/August 2012

Thank you for a lovely stay in your beautiful cottage.  Had a lovely time exploring the area.  Lots to see and do -can recommend Floors Castle at Kelso and the Kimmerston Riding School at Wooler.  Also walking on the Ramparts at Berwick is nice of an evening.  Thanks for everything.  M & J, Barnsley, July 2012

Had a lovely stay on our honeymoon...enjoyed the peace and tranquility.  Thankyou Louise for such a lovely welcoming cottage.  L & T, Derbyshire, July 2012

The cottage is very comfortable and homely.  We can't believe how quickly our stay has gone.  We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay - lots of rest and relaxation but so much to see and do in the area.  The dogs have loved the walks and exploring the grounds at Paxton House.  Many thanks for the welcome pack.  What a lovely surprise!  We hope to be back again soon.  E, J, P and R, Fife, June/July 2012

This is a beautiful area to explore whether you want to walk in the hills or the miles of stunning coastline.  Barney (Golden Retriever/collie/et al) can highly recommend Bamburgh Beach!  The cottage is a delight to stay in, picnic table perfect for vino at sunset!  Hopefully be back in September.  CH & Barney, Inverness, June 2012

Brilliant cottage, brilliant area!  Thanks for the week in your cottage, it has been lovely.  Been to some lovely places - Bamburgh beach and Scots View to name just two.  Hopefully be back very soon and thanks again Louise and Harris.  K & R, Maltby, April 2012

Louise, Many thanks for allowing us to stay in your lovely cottage.  We've all had a great time and will most certainly be back. J & B, plus M & A (the cats!), Fife, August 2011

Just to say that we have had a lovely week and will return in the future - T & S, Tyne and Wear, July 2011

Just a line to let you know how much we have enjoyed staying in your lovely little cottage.  We also enjoyed sitting in the peaceful garden watching all the birds and admiring the views.  We feel very rested now, we hope to come back sometime.  A & A, Huntly, July 2011

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