Welcome to Thistleyhaugh
Luxury Georgian Farmhouse on the banks of the River Coquet set in beautiful countryside.
This is a region steeped in history and visitors to Northumberland marvel at its varied and largely unspoilt heritage. Everything from the weathered battlements of ancient castles and early Christian settlements, to imposing Roman remains and industrial working museums attract visitors to this region time after time. Northumberland is undoubtedly Britain’s best-kept secret, a magnificent county with an atmosphere all of its own. The region can also boast some of the best shopping and recreation facilities in the country. Newcastle city centre, the Gateshead MetroCentre, historic Durham and the magnificent city of Edinburgh are all within driving distance.
Thistleyhaugh is a picturesque Georgian farmhouse situated on the banks of the River Coquet in the heart of rural Northumberland. Set in 720 acres of Organic farmland, this beautiful rural retreat is the ideal location from which to sample the rugged beauty of the Cheviot Hills, the striking Coquetdale landscape and the magnificent Northumberland coastline.
The Nelless’s are third generation working farmers, who for over 100 years have tended the land, reared their livestock and been guardians of the countryside in this idyllic part of Northumberland. They work in harmony with nature and have embarked on projects to preserve a natural environment for indigenous wildlife. Thistleyhaugh working farm dates back to 1780 and retains much of the charm and many of the historic features found in a traditional Georgian farmhouse. These characteristics are combined with a wide range of modern amenities and thoughtful home comforts that make Thistleyhaugh such a special place to stay.