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May 2019
"This place is fabulous and provided everything we needed. Although weather was less than springlike we still managed to enjoy Bamburgh and Cresswell beaches a day trip to Edinburgh and the Kelpies, Cragside, Alnwick, Wallington, Seaton Delaval and Morpeth.
The heating and woodburner kept us toasty in the evenings, which the dogs loved. Best welcome pack we have ever had!! Stunning views from the garden, so glad we have found this place for future visits. Looking forward to coming back again next year."

April 2019 "Thank you so much to Emily for our wonderful stay. The apartment has been gorgeous to stay in. We very much appreciated our welcome basket and your friendliness. Everyone has made our holiday an absolute pleasure. The surrounding land and further out have been a delightful place to spend time in and we are all leaving refreshed and recharged. We will miss your dogs too!"


"What a perfect place to explore Northumberland! Thank you to Emily and James for providing such a welcome and the maps! Both were much appreciated. Meldon provides a very rare combination. We felt utterly welcomed into a busy environment (house, office, stables, dogs, horses, family etc) and yet enjoyed our stay in perfect peace. Very clever to strike such a balance! As regular users of holiday accomodation we kept trying to think of things we missed - we could not manage a single one! Many thanks indeed. "





"Our first visit to the area and we have loved it - especially Druridge Bay - the dogs favourite place and the wide open far reaching views. We have enjoyed coming back to the tranquility of Meldon Park after a day exploring. As others have said Emily and James have been welcoming light-touch hosts and everyone we have met have been really friendly and helpful which has made a big difference. We have been really comfortable and relaxed here, found the apartment well equipped and enjoyed the privilege to stroll around the beautiful park-land. Aug 2018


10-17th March 2018
"We have enjoyed a very relaxing week here at Meldon. The apartment has everything you need, very homely and cosy, we loved the very welcoming, warm log burner when we arrived and the basket of goodies in the kitchen. We loved walking Lulu around the grounds and were lucky to be here at snowdrop time. Meldon Park is simply stunning and we feel very lucky to be able to stay somewhere so special. Thank you for sharing what is your family home - we will definitely return!!"

3-10 March 2018
One of the nicest apartments/places we have ever stayed in. Views are absolutely breaktaking, made even more so by the snow!! Emily and James are extremely friendly hosts without taking over which was very thoughtful and inobtrusive. Maisy (our dog) was made to feel very welcome too. Lovely walks around the estate. The apartment is very well kitted out, everything you needed and lovely and warm. Easy access to main roads and towns making it easy to get around and visit nearby places of interest. We visited Morpeth, Alnmouth, Creswell, Warkworth and took the train to York for a day.Thank you for the welcome basket.

2-6 Feb 2018 guests comments:

A wonderful delightful location, very comfortable and very well located for all the attractions of Northumberland.

The hosts are very attentive without being intrusive and the accomodation is very comfortable and clean.  I would highly recommend this holiday house in the most splendid country house and grounds with wonderful views the surrounding countryside.

Thank you  for a wonderful, peaceful and relaxing time.


Lovely comments from our guest from Switzerland:
"What a place!! Spent very relaxing (blue-skied) days at Meldon Park. Everything was well organised and easy going. Thanks a lot. I'll be back"

"Perfect retreat, spacious, homely and with everything you need. So nice to have free reign to walk around the estate. Lots of lovely space. All in all we had a wonderfully relaxed time where everything was thought about. Thank you for all your hard work and care you put into everything, making our stay (and others too) very enjoyable." Nov 2017.So sorry we didn't get the chance to say goodbye this morning and to thank you for a wonderful stay in your apartment this past week although we did bump into James this morning while walking the dogs. I also wanted to leave our Thanks on paper but couldn't find a pen anywhere (although I found one in my bag on the way home - oops). We had such a wonderful stay at Meldon Park and would love to visit again sometime. You really have thought of everything particularly in the kitchen that was refreshing in a holiday let. The bed was so comfy - we didn't want to get up in the mornings and it was only the dogs that forced us to get up!! The grounds are beautiful and such a treat to enjoy them for a week.
Once again please accept our sincere thanks and hope to see you again sometime. Nov 2017

So sorry we didn't get the chance to say goodbye this morning and to thank you for a wonderful stay in your apartment this past week although we did bump into James this morning while walking the dogs. I also wanted to leave our Thanks on paper but couldn't find a pen anywhere (although I found one in my bag on the way home - oops). We had such a wonderful stay at Meldon Park and would love to visit again sometime. You really have thought of everything particularly in the kitchen that was refreshing in a holiday let. The bed was so comfy - we didn't want to get up in the mornings and it was only the dogs that forced us to get up!! The grounds are beautiful and such a treat to enjoy them for a week.
Once again please accept our sincere thanks and hope to see you again sometime.

“Spending some time at Meldon Park is a special experience. The setting is beautiful and the accommodations are quiet and very comfortable, perfect as a refuge from urban noise and tension. Emily was a welcoming, kind, and helpful host. We wish we could have stayed longer!” May 2017


29th April - 13th May 2017
"Wonderful apartment with everything one could possibly need. Such a warm welcome from Emily and James. Explored the estate on several occasions which was a refreshing break from driving. Thank you to all involved with Meldon Park, it has been great. Gwynneth will return to Australia with lovely memories of the people and county of Northumberland"


"Thank you both for such a warm welcome and for sharing this beautiful place with us. WE have had a wonderful time exploring the area and the apartment was the perfect place to relax after a long day. We enjoy cooking and were impressesed by the number of pots/pans/utensils. Thank You " Feb 2017

Thank you everyone, it has been a pleasure staying in such a pleasant environment.  Meldon Park has been a wonderful central location allowing us to visit many places. Thank you for the welcome basket.  - Aug 2015

Fabulous apartment - spacious, peaceful and comfortable.  Well appointed kitchen had all the equipment we needed - great to have Wifi - Aug 2015

The warm and friendly welcome made us feel at home as soon as we arrived at Meldon Park - July 2015

Lovely relaxing place, we thoroughly enjoyed our 5* cottage (ahem palace) we definitely want to come back next year - April 2015

Thank you for a lovely stay at Meldon Park it was perfect - March 2015

Lovely place shame we could not stay for longer - October 2014

Another happy and relaxing holiday, 6th visit - Oct 2014

A lovely apartment in the most beautiful setting Aug 2014

A most enjoyable stay - very comfortable and spacious - May 2014

We have had a wonderful stay, plenty of space, peace and quiet, lovely location and a great base to explore a very beautiful country.  Thaank you also for the welcome pack and abundance of logs - March 2014

Spacious, warm and comfortable.  Access to woodland and surrounding area very useful for dog walking - Feb 2014

Once again a wonderful relaxing week this is our 3rd visit - we just love it here - Nov 2013

Everything we need provided ! Great! Sept 2013

Thank you for making us feel so welcome, leo has had the best holiday ever!! We have already booked our next visit - July 2013

Everthing absolutely great - comforable, warm, spacious, elegant - what more could we ask for!! June 2013

Fantastic place to stay - thank you

We have been coming to Meldon Park for the last 5 years and cannot wait to return each year!

To have the welcome pack was a real treat!

We shall tell our friends and return.

Glorious place lots of space, loved the goats and chickens.

We have had a wonderful week and are sad to leave!!

We have had a lovely stay really enjoyed the apartment. You made us feel really welcome - thank you.



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