The Old Workhouse


6 guests

3 bedrooms

3 beds

2 bathrooms

Property Overview

Sleeping up to six guests, The Old Workhouse is a charming holiday duplex apartment situated within a Grade II listed building dating from 1878 which has recently been converted (2021) into 5 luxury flats. Situated in the beautiful town of Alnwick, you'll be ideally located within short driving distance of all that Northumberland has to offer, it’s perfect for family staycations and groups of friends. You’ll have full access to the apartment during your stay which includes three bedrooms, one with an en-suite, two bathrooms, as well as an open plan kitchen, living and dining area. The Old Workhouse also benefits from a large communal garden with outdoor seating ideal for alfresco dining.

Property Details

The Space
The Old Workhouse has a spacious open-plan living area with ample seating for your full group. Traditional, yet modern in style, the kitchen is fully equipped with everything you could need to make the most of your self-catering stay. The dining area can be found in this open-plan space. The perfect place to enjoy meals with your loved ones, you can get everyone together and tuck into a home cooked meal. Also sharing this space, yet upstairs, is a second living area with two comfy sofas, as well as a pool table.

Outside you’ll find a large garden with outdoor seating. Start your day with a morning coffee or enjoy lunch in the sunshine.

The Old Workhouse has three bedrooms, all of which have double beds. The downstairs bedroom has an ensuite. You'll also find a sofa bed upstairs at The Old Workhouse which can be made up upon request.

The upstairs family bathroom is on the first floor and includes a bath, WC and basin.

The Old Workhouse is located in the picturesque town of Alnwick in the heart of Northumberland.

With cobbled streets lined with independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants, the market town of Alnwick has charisma and personality in abundance. If you’re a keen reader, head to the old railway station and you’ll find one of the UK’s largest second hand bookshops. As night falls, venture to one of the lively inns to enjoy live music.

Alnwick also has some of the country’s top attractions including Alnwick Castle, which was the location for the famous Harry Potter film franchise. Discover a realm of adventure by taking on the Dragon Quest or complete broomstick training in the very spot where Harry Potter had his first flying lesson. Head to the Artisan Courtyard to have fun dressing up in medieval costumes and get a feel for 14th century life. You can also explore The Alnwick Garden where you’ll find 12 acres of magnificent gardens and the world’s largest treehouse restaurant.

Getting Around
The closest train station is Alnmouth, which is roughly an 8-minute drive from the property so local towns in Northumberland can easily be reached via rail.

There are a number of bus stops throughout Alnwick and the Alnwick’s main bus station is just 5 minutes away from the house. Hop on the X20 which takes you through to Newcastle with stops in beautiful areas of Northumberland like Alnmouth and Amble. The X18 route travels between Newcastle and Berwick upon Tweed with stops in Morpeth, Amble and Seahorses.

  • Free parking on premises
  • Smoke detector
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Family/kid friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Path to entrance lit at night
  • Bathtub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Hangers
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron
  • Washer
  • Suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • Suitable for children (2-12 years)

Guests have access to the full property. The keys to the property are accessed via a secure key safe and full details will be provided shortly before your arrival date.

There is free parking located on site for up to two cars.

Check-in: 16:00

Checkout: 10:00

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