Rennington House

Alnwick, Northumberland
+44 (0)1620 842898

In stunning countryside and close to the coast, this classic farmhouse has space for 12, a play barn and a pub nearby


12 beds


6 bedrooms


Sleeps 12

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

Gather up the whole clan and head to Northumberland for a big house party with children and dog – there’s much to occupy them in the beamed barn with a trampoline and table tennis, and a family room indoors with books, games and DVDs. And a huge garden to safely charge about in.

Housekeeper Joyce will leave you a basket of logs and a bucket of coal, as well something home-baked and fresh-cut flowers; she’ll happily give you tips on what to do and where to go during your stay.

The kitchen is big enough for all to be seated without jostling (catering can be arranged), or you can choose the more formal dining room – pretty for candle-lit dinners. You’re a short walk to a friendly village pub and a quick drive from vast stretches of perfect white sand with proper dunes.

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We think you'll love

  • The amount of space inside and out
  • All the stuff for children
  • How quiet it is in Northumberland even in the holidays
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You should know

  • There are only two bathrooms
  • There are stairs up to all the bedrooms and some are steep


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 5pm Friday
Check out
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights. 7 nights in high season.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Restaurants three miles away.


Nightly price
from £225
Weekly price
from £1575
Damage deposit
3 night stays £945 - £1575.
1 House for 12
From £22512 beds6 bedrooms


Thank you very much for a really lovely stay. We had a great time and the weather was fab. We thought the scones and quiche was a lovely touch and really enjoyed them and also appreciated you getting the hot water fixed so quickly. You have a really lovely property, very relaxing. Rennington is a gorgeous village and all the people so friendly especially Mark and Peg at the pub. We are originally from the NE and had forgotten how friendly everyone is up here.

Alison, Cheltenham

We had a wonderful stay at Rennington House, perfect for the 10 of us - 3 generations. The house is spacious and accommodated us all brilliantly for the week. It was really well equipped, clean and tidy and had everything we needed. The grounds and barn were wonderful; we enjoyed a BBQ, lots of games outside, table tennis, pool and darts. A brilliant location with a super pub a couple of minutes away and perfectly located to visit all Northumberland has to offer. The home baking on arrival was very welcome. We had such a happy week and would really recommend it for large family get togethers.


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The neighbourhood

You’re just outside the pretty rural village of Rennington, four miles north of Alnwick. The local pub, The Horseshoes Inn, is just a mile away; hop into the car to visit Alnwick Castle or Alnwick Garden’s treehouse restaurant, both around five minutes away. You’re a short drive from the Northumberland Coast AONB; from Seahouses take a boat trip to the Farne Isles to see puffins and seals.

Local points of interest from Sarah & Stuart Lang

  • Rennington House was owned by the Duke of Northumberland for his tenant farmers and is surrounded by his famous wild grey partridge shoot and Percy Hunt country.
  • The party barn has a table tennis table, trampoline, swingball, short tennis, snooker and dart board and lovely twinkly fairy lights for fun nights. Perfect for keeping the children busy on rainy days.
  • The vegetable patch and orchard will have seasonal goodies for guests to try courtesy of John Holmes our lovely gardner.
  • The harbours of Craster, Beadnell and Amble are nearby and boat trips to the Farne Islands leave from Seashouses, also famous for it's fish and chips
  • Alnwick, Bamburgh, Chillingham, Warkworth, Dunstanburgh.....all nearby castles which saw many Border Reiver battles and are rich with the regions history and some more recent Harry Potter and Downton Abbey action.
  • Local chefs can prepare meals and celebration dinners on request.


Sarah & Stuart Lang

Sarah and Stuart Lang lived in Rennington House when their children were toddlers and have very special memories of their time there; they enjoyed keeping chickens, pet lambs and a pony in the stables, and hosted fun parties in the barn along with barbecues in the courtyard. Now their kids are older they live in Edinburgh and will leave you in the capable hands of their housekeeper Joyce. The keys are usually left in a keysafe so you can let yourself in.