Mark Close Farmhouse Holiday Cottages

– Self Catering Holiday Cottages –

Alston, North Pennines AONB

About our holiday cottages

Located half a mile beyond the market town of Alston, Cumbria lies Mark Close Farmhouse and Mark Close Milking Parlour; set within the heart of The North Pennines AONB. We have two different self-catering holiday cottages available; a nine bedroom traditional farmhouse and a cosy one bedroom cottage. The Farmhouse is a great holiday rental for groups of families and friends, whilst The Milking Parlour offers an ideal rental for couples who would prefer peace and quiet. Both our holiday cottages are dog friendly.

A fantastic base to explore The North Pennines AONB & beyond!

We are ideally located to explore the North Pennines AONB and is within easy reach of The Lake District National Park, The Solway Coast AONB and Northumberland National Park.

As well as numerous national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty that are within easy reach; other exciting places of interest include Hadrian’s Wall, Kielder Forest Park, The Scottish Borders, the vibrant/historic cities of Newcastle and Carlisle as well as numerous market towns such as Hexham, Barnard Castle and Penrith.


Escape to the country at Mark Close

Located in the heart of The North Pennines AONB, Mark Close is your perfect home away from home to explore all the beautiful countryside that is on offer right on the doorstep.

Booking Enquiries

Booking Enquiries

To enquire about staying at Mark Close please complete the ‘Booking Enquiries’ form. Leave your name, email address and which property you are wishing to book. In the ‘Message’ section please confirm the check-in and check-out dates and the number of people (and dogs!) within your party.

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