Access Statement:


The Granary Cottage, Breamish Parks. Powburn NE66 4HR




The Granary cottage is a stone faced terraced cottage on Breamish Parks Farm. It is a self contained single storey ground floor annexe to the main farm cottage with its own private parking and entrance doors. The interior is all on one level


Pre- Arrival


  • Our website has pictures of all rooms and the exterior of the cottage.

      A floor plan is available on the photo slide viewer

  • Bookings and enquires can be made directly from the website via email, telephone or by letter or on line

  • All guests are provided with written directions to the cottage with details of key collection. (available in different font size and dyslexia friendly font)

  • The nearest bus stop is in the village (1/2 mile). Along the farm road (1/4 mile) down a slope and down a steep hill (250 yards)

  • The nearest main railway station is at Alnmouth 14.5 miles

  • This access statement is available by post or email and a copy is kept in the “Welcome File" in the cottage


Arrival & Car Parking Facilities


  • Car Parking is available directly outside the cottage There is a reversing / turning area

  • The parking area is for the sole use of the cottage guests

  • Additional cars can be parked immediately behind or on the tarmac yard in front of the main house

  • The parking area and driveway is level concrete to the front door.

  • The farm road is tarmac. There are four cattle grids, each with access gates for pedestrians on uneven grass land

  • The parking area and main yard is illuminated by automatic security lights. There is also a light above the front door of the cottage. The switch is inside the front door on the right hand side

  • A POD car charging point for electric cars is available on site. This located at the other side of the yard on the wall of the barn.

  • A “Welcome File” is located on the coffee table in the lounge.


Main Entrance


  • The main entrance is the front door accessed adjacent to the parking area. The key is issued upon arrival. Arrangements regarding the key for late arrivals will be made individually with guests.

  • The front door is 172cm x 75cm with the hinge on the left. The Yale lock is 105cm high.

  • The step/thresh from the outside is 17cm and 9cm interior.

  • The front door opens into half way along the hallway which runs left to right. The light switch for the hall lights and exterior light is on the right hand side of the door frame.

  • The flooring is wood laminate with a non-slip thin mat at the front door and along the hallway.

  • The hallway width is 121 cm.

  • To the left at the end of the hallway is the cloths dryer, ironing board, brush and mop and free standing fan.

  • On the right hand side is the door leading into the patio garden.

  • To the right of the hallway is a doorway 196cm x 76cm. Hinge on right opening into a small passage. Kitchen doorway on the right. Straight ahead to the living area through a door 187cm x 78cm, hinge on right


Dining Room & Lounge


  • Lobby area 190 cm wide x 290cm. Doorway either side leading to bedroom (Left) and bathroom (right)

  • The lounge is approx 540cm x 440cm

  • The carpet is light beige with a short pile.

  • On the right hand wall next to the bathroom door are the thermostat for the central heating  and the timer control for the heating and hot water.

  • On the left wall is the square oak dining table (which can be extended) with 4 dining chairs.

  • To the right is the lounge area with 2 x single reclining  arm chairs with foot stools and a  2 person  sofas and a coffee table and two side tables. All are movable.

  • There is a TV with free view box with remote controls. There is also a mini hi fi with CD player, DAB digital radio and I pod docking station with remote control. The free view box also contains a CD and DVD player

  • A video cabinet contains a variety of books and videos and guide books. There is also a file containing leaflets of places of interest in Northumberland and the borders

  • Beyond the dining table on the left is an open arch doorway 280cm wide opening into the sun lounge which contains a small breakfast table and three chairs. The flooring is wood. From the sun lounge is a sliding glass door opening onto the terrace.

  • There is a light switch on the left side of the arch which operates the exterior patio light

  • There are two standard lamps with foot operated switches




  • There is a front loading automatic washing machine/tumble dryer in the kitchen under the counter to the right of the sink.

  • A foldable clothes dryer is kept at the far end of the hallway.

  • There is a rotary clothes line outside to the right of the front door. Pegs are on the windowsill next to the clothes dryer.



  • Door 196cm x 70cm hinged on the right.

  • Carpet cream/beige with short pile

  • Bed is king size double (5’) Height including mattress 53cm

  • Space to right (wall) is 70cm. Space to left (wardrobe) is 80cm

  • All bedding is 100% cotton with  4 x non feather hypo-allergenic pillows and duvet (10 tog)

  • There are bedside cabinets either side of the bed each with reading lights.

  • A torch is kept in each top drawer for emergencies.

  • There is a further cabinet opposite the end of the bed. The top drawer contains a hair dryer

  • A chest of drawers is located to the right of the bed.

  • The wardrobe contains a full length mirror.




  • The door is opposite the bedroom and opens outwards into the living room lobby. Hinged on left 195cm x 70cm

  • The toilet seat is 43cm high. The space to the right (wall) is 28cm and to the left (vanity unit with sink) 38cm. The sink height is 78cm.

  • The bath height is 53cm with a vertical grab handle attached to the wall

  • The thermostatically controlled shower is over the bath. The control unit is 125cm above the bath floor. The shower head is detachable.

  • The room has a wall mounted heated towel rail/radiator.

  • Flooring is vinyl

  • Free floor space is 126cm x 167cm

  • There are 4 overhead  spot lights light and an illuminated mirror. There is also a shaver pont


Self Catering Kitchen


  • The kitchen has one open doorway 194cm x 83cm

  • Immediately on the right hand side is the fire blanket.

  • Down the left hand side wall are a free standing fridge and a freezer unit.

  • The kitchen units run along the right hand side and along the end of the kitchen in an L shape

  • The granite work surface is 90cm high and 58cm deep. From the right to left the mini dishwasher is plumbed into the floor cupboard below the counter top To the left is the washing machine. Above a glass fronted wall cupboard contains dining crockery. Below the sink unit 90cm, the cupboard contains a First Aid Kit, Iron and all cleaning materials. The granite counter continues to the corner on which is located a wall mounted rail with stainless steel cooking utensils, a utensil pot containing silicone utensils and a wood knife block with  kitchen knives and automatic kettle.

  • Opposite the kitchen door on the far wall is the electric double oven with drop down doors accessed from both the front and both sides. The oven grill door is 146cm high and the main oven door is 105cm high. Below, the cupboard contains the pans and cookware.

  • Left of the oven is the microwave which sits on the counter top. Above, a wall mounted cupboard contains serving dishes and glass ware. Below, the drawer unit contains cutlery, small kitchen utensils, spare light bulbs, batteries, napkins etc.

  • To the right of the oven is the gas hob at 90cm high. Below, the cupboard contains bake ware, cutting boards, measuring jugs etc. Above the hob is an extraction unit with light.

  • Flooring is wood laminate with a non-slip mat. Free floor space is 285cm x 375cm

  • The kitchen is lit by two fluorescent lamps.




  • Exiting from the back door, 182cm x 76cm. Hinge on the left. One step 22cm deep including thresh x 23cm wide is the patio garden which has a garden seat.

  • The patio is built of paving stones creating a good even surface.

  • From the patio is a small step onto the terrace containing a patio table and three chairs. The terrace is also accessed via the sun lounge. The glass sliding door 180cm x 68cm opens to the left. There is a grab handle on the outside wall on the right. There are two steps, 8cm including thresh and 15cm x 29cm deep.

  • There are two garden chairs stored in the sun lounge for guest use. And a charcoal BBQ is available.



Additional Information


  • “The Welcome File” is produced in dyslexia friendly font, containing details of the cottage.

  • Manufacturers instructions are in a folder kept on top of the fridge /freezer

  • Pets are welcome – please inform us on booking. There is plenty space either in the kitchen or the hallway for pet carriers and bedding. Stainless steel feeding and water bowls can be found in the cupboard below and left of the sink.

  • There is an outdoor hose located next to the main entrance door.

  • Heavy cotton throws are located in the drawer unit in the lounge.

  • The premises are non smoking

  • The cottage has reception for orange and the vodaphone mobile network. O2 reception can be obtained 1 mile up the road towards Glanton.  In case of emergencies, we are happy for guest's relatives to contact us direct and we can pass on any messages

  • Torches for emergency use are located in both bedside cabinets and under the sink.

  • Copies of emergency procedures  and information are located on the wall in the hallway, and in “The Welcome File”

  • CO2 and smoke detectors are located in the living room lobby adjacent to the bedroom door.


Contact Information


Address:                      Mrs Terry Stanners, Breamish Parks, Powburn, Alnwick NE66 4HR

Telephone:                   01665 578300 

Mobile                          07817 404 181            


Hours of operation:       Open all year except Christmas and New Year

Emergency number:      07817 404 181


We welcome your feedback to help us to continuously improve. If you have any comments, please telephone 01665 578300 or mobile 07817404181. or write to us at the above address.   


Alternatively, you can send an email 

Updated April 2018


The Granary Holiday Cottage

Owner: Mrs Terry Stanners

Business Address: Breamish Parks

                           Powburn, Alnwick


                           NE66 4HR