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Comb Lodge & Estate
Comb Lodge Lounge
Comb Lodge Bar
The Comb Lodge Balcony
Comb Lodge Dining room
Turret burn bedroom
Country kitchen - fully equipped
Snug & log burner
Milky way over Comb bar
Sidwood & Tarset burn bedroom balconies
Comb courtyard
Comb grounds
Sidwood bedroom
Black Middens bedroom
Turret burn en suite
Sidwood balcony views
Comb grounds
Local Hareshaw Linn
Comb bar terrace
Comb Lodge Lounge
Comb Lodge Bar
The Comb Lodge Balcony
Comb Lodge Dining room

The Comb, Bellingham, Northumberland

14 - 20 10 Bedrooms 30 Dining

Large luxury holiday house sleeping 20 with a bar lounge and barn function room ideal for celebrations near Bellingham

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. The Comb, Bellingham, Northumberland, sleeps 14 - 20 in 10 bedrooms.

The Comb is a converted traditional stone border farm in the heart of rural Northumberland that comfortably sleeps 20 with 60 acres of its own grounds. It is set in the heart of the largest dark sky park in Europe with orange sunsets under spectacular stars in the last true wilderness in England.

An ideal location for a family celebration or a break with friends and/or family to explore Northumberland. Surrounded on 3 sides by Kielder Forest and bordered to the south by the National Park with views in every direction.

The Comb sleeps 20 in 10 bedrooms, all of which are spacious, with en suite bathrooms and views of the grounds and surrounding country. 6 of the bedrooms have French doors while 5 have balconies.

A large bar/lounge is ideal for parties and celebrations with comfortable social seating, French doors to a terrace and a bar complete with a large drinks fridge. The dining room has plenty of atmosphere, with an exposed stone wall and original wooden roof beams, and can sit up to 30 for dining. There is also a comfortable TV lounge with a satellite connected, wall mounted large TV.

The country kitchen is fully equipped allowing capacity to easily cater for 20 or more. This includes a large range with gas hobs and 2 electric ovens, fridge/freezer, built-in oven and microwave, 2 dishwashers, walk-in larder plus all cooking pots, crockery, utensils, cutlery, glasses. The snug is adjacent to the kitchen with a table surrounded by fitted seating and a log burning stove, ideal for casual dining.

The grounds include a clay pigeon shoot, mature woods, 2 border burns and large lawns around the main building. The buildings are arranged around a courtyard and as well as the bar terrace there is also a large dark skies balcony ideal for suppers or drinks under the stars. The surrounding area offers extensive walks and bike rides with Kielder Water in the adjacent North Tyne valley.

Also available for hire for large parties or banquets, weddings and corporate events, is our dark skies barn which can seat up 250 for dining. The barn is beautifully decorated with a licensed bar, stage, dance floor, toilets and food preparation room.



The Comb has WiFi facilities. Owing to the location there is no mobile reception.

Disabled Facilities

Ground floor bedroom with wetroom available.

Dog Friendly

The Comb allows cats and dogs provided the number is not excessive. They are not allowed in bedrooms and any mess is to cleared from the grounds.


A beautiful fully equipped country kitchen. Includes a gas range and electric ovens, dishwashers, fridge freezer, pots, pans, crockery, cutlery.

Dining Room

A lovely traditional room with exposed original beams and stone wall. Seating up to 30, it is ideal for cozy suppers or formal dinners.

Sitting Room

The main lounge is very spacious, complete with bar, comfortable furniture, French doors to a terrace plus a wall mounted book shelf.

TV and Music Facilities

The TV lounge has a large mounted TV with satellite connection. The lounge has comfortable sofas for film nights.

Games Room

There is no games room.

Heating and Open Fires

The Comb is fully centrally heated with radiators in every room. There is also a log burner in the snug which is connected to the country kitchen.


10 bedrooms, all en suite and with country views: 2 singles, 4 twins, 4 king size, mezzanine twin. 5 with balconies and 6 with French doors.


All bed linen is supplied and 100% cotton. Additionally bath and hand towels are also 100% cotton and supplied for all bathrooms at no extra cost.


Every bedroom has a spacious en suite bathroom. All have showers and 2 also have baths. One room is a wetroom suitable for the disabled.

Children's Facilities

The grounds, woods and burns offer an ideal safe space to explore. Ideal space for sports, petanque, games and bike rides.


60 acres of grounds including a clay pigeon shoot. Extensive lawns with views in every direction, a BBQ, courtyard, bar terrace, dark skies balcony.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


There are 2 car parks at the main building each suitable for 8-10 cars. There are also 2 further car parks in the grounds with larger capacity.


Smoking is permitted outside the building with a courtyard, terrace and dark skies balcony suitable. We ask that all tabs are placed in the bins.

Booking Information

Please contact us by email for further information or to make a booking. Weekend changeover days are arrival 4pm onward on Friday and depart Sunday or Monday morning. We take a damage deposit based on the nature of group.

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The Comb

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The Comb in the Tarset Valley is surrounded by Kielder Forest and Northumberland National Park. 1 hr 10 mins from Newcastle station, 55 mins from Newcastle Airport and 10 mins off the A68.

  • The nearest bus is in Bellingham 7 miles connecting to Hexham. Buses connecting to Edinburgh and Newcastle leave from Otterburn which is 10 miles from The Comb.
  • The Comb is 42 miles from Newcastle Station with a driving time of 1 hour 10 minutes. Newcastle is 2 hours and 35 minutes from London. Hexham station is 23 miles and 45 minutes drive from The Comb.
  • The nearest town is Bellingham which is approximately 7 miles away. Hexham is 23 miles from The Comb. Greenhaugh is a small village 3 miles to the south of The Comb.
  • There is butcher, grocer, baker and Co-op in Bellingham, 7 miles to the south. There is a Waitrose and Tesco in Hexham 23 miles away. Asda and Tesco also deliver to The Comb on certain days.
  • The Hollybush Inn in Greenhaugh is 3 miles from The Comb serving pub food. The Petit Chateau in Otterburn, The Cheviot Hotel & Riverdale Hall in Bellingham, The Black Cock & The Pheasant in Falstone.
  • The Comb is located 36 miles from Newcastle Airport and is around 55 minutes drive.

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