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This is Pebbles who came to visit us and stayed at East Cottage Holiday Accommodation at Cragend Farm. Her lineage was under debate and so as a birthday gift her DNA was tested to prove that she is a ... cross between a Boxer and an American Rat Terrier.  She is the most placid, polite and delightful dog and enjoyed four seasons in one week at Cragend Farm in March. ...

The West Room at Cragend Grange is an historical place, with over a century of graffiti written on the lime washed walls beneath the paint work. The graffiti relates to the farm and to Cragside and the people who lived and worked here. There are over 500 inscriptions and many drawings.  It has been catalogued and photographed and the pictures are here on record, and we have a ...

The Easter holidays are coming shortly with lighter and warmer days. The Armstrong Wing and The West Room are perfect for having a relaxing few days holiday over the Easter break and hopefully our yellow daffodils will start to peek up through the soil. Our hens are laying again and love to give us gorgeous yellow eggs for Easter. Dogs are welcome and there are plenty of wal ...

These beautiful Husky Dogs came to stay and had a great time in and around the Cragside Simonside and Cheviot area - and alot of walking they need. Added snow and frost on some days, as they love the colder days. Thank you to A&J for bringing them! ...

Enjoy a relaxing stay at Cragend Farm at East Cottage (self catering accommodation) or in one of our Bed and Breakfast rooms in Cragend Grange. Book DIRECT or call us for further information. Short Breaks and longer stays available. Other websites may charge commission to sell you the same dates so book DIRECT! ...

This is Ellie the Labrador puppy who came to stay in The Armstrong Wing with her owners. Totally adorable and a gorgeous character. ...

Happy New Year from Cragend Farm. 2018 is already busy with new plans for further enhancements to the farm and we are looking forward to another beautiful year in Northumberland.  Shaun & Lou Renwick hope you will enjoy a relaxing stay at Cragend Farm at East Cottage (self catering accommodation) or in one of our Bed and Breakfast rooms in Cragend Grange. Book direct or ca ...

We have had a great half-term week with these two Spanish Water Dogs and their family. Lola and Paco have been to lots of different places in Northumberland all of which are dog friendly. Of particular interest was the Dark Skies in Northumberland and at Cragend Farm we have superb visibility on clear nights of the Milky Way. Another place other than Keilder Observatory for d ...

All dogs are welcome at Cragend Grange and these two lovely Border Terriers are no exception. Dexter and son Rufus had a walk in Cragside and a visit around our farm before heading off to the seaside at Boulmer. ...

October Half-Term is a time to relax with autumnal country walks and cosy wam fires. Dog friendly. 20th - 27th October Bed and Breakfast for a family of 4 or for 2 people including breakfast per night. 27th October - 3rd November  (Halloween week) East Cottage £560 p.w. 27th October ...

We have had the most wonderful week staying here! East Cottage has been a complete pleasure to stay in - it is beautifully set out - a real home from home, and using the wood burner and range has been a complete treat! Cragend Farm is set in the most beautiful of settings - we have thoroughly enjoyed exploring Cragside Estate - the dogs have never had so much exercise. Bamburgh Beach, Holy Island and Dunstanburgh Castle, have also been amazing places to visit. A brilliant stay!

S & R, Devon

This is a very comfortable, unfussy, well equipped house. We found lots of enjoyable walks and places to visit within easy reach. Perfect. The easy access to walks in Cragside were a delight.

T & M, Cara the Kelpi

Cragend Farm sells seasoned wood, in a variety of sizes for use in wood burning stoves and open fires.
The logs are available in "easy to lift" log bags or delivered in bulk loads and stacked if required.

Prices:
Carry Bag (soft wood) £17
Carry Bag (hard wood) £20
Sack Barrow (soft wood) £32
Sack barrow (hard wood) £35
Cubic Meter (soft wood) £82.95
Cubic Meter (hard wood) £96.60
Delivery extra. Please contact us for more information.

Seasoned Logs for sale

Shaun & Lou Renwick are keen to harness the farm's natural resources, using wood to heat their water, to cook with on a wood burning range, and to heat the houses on the Farm. Even if your house is not equipped to totally run on wood there are things you can do to make sure you are using the best quality wood for your fires.

Why use Seasoned Wood?

Seasoned wood is a definition for 'wood drying'. About 5% of the energy of the log is wasted through evaporation and heating the water vapour of damp logs.

Moisture effects the burning process with unburnt hydrocarbons going up the chimney, which can in time create 'sooting' in the chimney, with the possibility of a chimney fire, all of which requires specialist sweeping.

Drying the wood before burning reduces moisture content in the wood before it is used for burning,

Air drying is the most traditional method, and it takes time. usually over and above 2 years! The fire will use less energy to burn the log if the water content is below 20%. Therefore is can give OUT more energy in the form of heat!

Cragend Farm endeavours to provide their customers with the best seasoned wood possible.

if you would like further information on the process of burning wood please contact us and we will be happy to help.

Why seasoned wood?