SELF-CATERING OR SERVICED APARTMENTS AWARD.
They have eight cottages at Ingram, near Alnwick, on the edge of Northumberland National Park, all with five-star accreditation from Visit England. All are beautifully appointed to an extremely high standard with quality furnishings and close attention to detail.
Set within mature and secluded grounds with woodland play area and children's trampoline, the cottages all have beautiful countryside views where you'll feel total peace and tranquillity.
Falstone Barns FALSTONE Barns is the brainchild of Nickey and Simon Forster, who live in a 400-year-old bastle house set within 38 acres deep in the North Tyne Valley near Kielder Water.
They've converted their 200-year-old barns into four luxury, five-star holiday lets, each one sumptuously decorated around four themes - classic opulence, French bourgeois, Versace glamour and medieval.
The apartments all have luxury kitchens and dining areas, exclusive bathrooms and flat screen TV's throughout, as well as beautiful feature windows and original artwork.
Outchester Ducket THIS five-star, Grade II-listed 18th-Century stone dovecote tower provides a romantic escape.
With views of Lindisfarne Castle, the Northumberland coastline and Cheviot Hills, the 65ft-high tower with its circular rooms is the quirkiest of retired farming couple John and Heather Sutherland's nine holiday homes. Located midway between Belford and Bamburgh, the cottages are in the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty near Budle Bay.
Budle Falls WITH its own waterfall in the back garden, Budle Falls offers a unique combination of Northumbrian Coast and Country.
The single storey restored hemmel in Waren Mill, two miles north of Bamburgh, is set in the grounds of the owners' converted water mill, which dates back to the 12th Century.
It has a truly enviable coastal location nestled into the Lindisfarne Nature Reserve. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Special Scientific Interest is a sanctuary for thousands of birds. The cottage has been decorated in keeping with its surroundings with great taste and attention to detail.