northumberland

holiday cottages

…nothing is too much trouble to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable!

featured cottages

hollin house

A newly renovated Northumbrian stone home offering groups a beautiful holiday retreat in stunning surroundings and dark skies.

Shellbraes Farmhouse

Perfect to celebrate, explore and relax! Ideal for larger parties, this charming and unique Northumbrian Cottage is ideal for bigger groups, offering flexible accommodation over five bedrooms.

Bed at the Beck

A perfect Scandi style hideaway set within a 17th century cornmill overlooking Quarry Beck and Lanercost Bridge. This peaceful retreat has a king size bedroom with comfy sofa bed for smaller visitors.

Our Cottages

An exclusive collection of Northumbrian handpicked homes managed by local friends Vicky Collingwood and Sam Perkins. Attention to detail and a passion for providing a best holiday experience for you is at the heart of our ethos and nothing is too much trouble to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable!

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Our business

Wooden Star Cottages offer an exclusive collection of Northumbrian holiday homes managed by local friends Vicky Collingwood and Sam Perkins. We are two busy “Mams” who wanted to continue to be around for our young children whilst working in the areas we are hugely passionate about, interior design and hospitality.

Attention to detail and a passion for creating and providing holiday homes that exceed your expectations is at the heart of our ethos and nothing is too much trouble to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable!

Sam

Director

Sales & Marketing

Vicky

Director

Property & HR

Our Ethos

  • We want to share our great enthusiasm for the beautiful county of Northumberland and provide the best holiday experience for you to enjoy it too!
  • We work hard to ensure your holiday is as relaxing or adventurous and as memorable as possible!
  • Your stay is about feeling comfortable in your home from home.
  • Our cherished and inspired properties are set amongst the regions most beautiful surroundings.
  • Comfort is assured with the most luxurious bedding, log fires and extra indulgences to make any stay feel like a special occasion.

Happy to Help

We are always on hand to help either before, during or after your stay.

From a point of booking that is easy and efficient, to preparing the holiday home for arrival, we personally ensure everything is at the highest standard of cleanliness and comfort. Nothing is too much trouble for our guests.

Our knowledge of the properties and surrounding areas means we can answer any question thrown our way.

We hope you love the cottages as much as we do!

Sam & Vicky

meet the team

"I was really impressed with the cleanliness and felt you were willing to help in any way. The best of luck with your business Sam and Vicky, you know how to do things! "

latest news

Look up to the Skies!

Over the next few months, if you’re staying with us in​​ The Steadings, The Byres or Charlton Gate, you’ll be right at the heart of the action of the incredible Dark Skies Festival, Northumberland Dark Skies Exhibition and CPRE Star Count.

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Visit our Wooden Star Cottages by Public Transport

Our guests come from far and wide every year to enjoy the tranquillity, history and attractions within our beautiful Northumberland countryside. However, did you know that the majority of our properties and the points of interest surrounding them, can be accessed by public transport?

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The house was amazing and had plenty of space for us all. It was kept warm and the location was perfect. Fresh flowers and a gift bag including milk was left for us on arrival which We thought was a lovely touch. There was also a parking disk to park in Northumberland which was great.

kIRTSY - Shellbraes

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