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Storm Arwen took hold on Friday 26th November and we thought that historically it was important to record it. It blew from Friday at 4pm until Sunday with added snow and ice and freezing conditions. We were hosting a supper bookclub and half of the guests were unable to come out at all, and those that did had terrible trouble getting out from here because of the high winds ...

This is Mrs Millard (nee Bowes) who rented East Cottage as a holiday cottage in the 1930's at Cragend Farm. We recently had some visitors here who where driving a beautiful Model T and they said they would research what sort of car Mrs Millard was driving: "We tracked the car in the photo down to be a Riley and below are some details from the secretary of the Riley regi ...

We are members of The Historic Houses Organisation, where membership gives you the opportunity to visit private houses and castles where historic and listed buildings are located. AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE! Historic Houses are offering our guests a £5 discount on a new annual membership, whether as a Christmas or Birthday gift or to use yourself, when you quote our co ...

We have been certified as an Assured Beef and Lamb Farm with Little Red Tractor. If you have any enquiries please contact us about our rare breed cows and sheep. ...

Christmas 2021 We are so thrilled that we are allowed to have guests staying for Christmas and New Year in 2021 and if you would like to book our cottage please contact us using the contact page or call 01669-621533. Log burner with range cooking facilities to keep you toasty warm in the winter. 140 acres of beautiful farm and woodland to explare. Dog friendly. ...

Holiday 2022 Booking is now open for your holiday 2022. As part of Cragside Estate Cragend Farm is a Historic House site with plenty of history, where you can stay in the Victorian workers cottage, or relax in the newly renovated 16th century barn for B&B accommodation. We have East Cottage that sleeps 4 and is self-catering. The Armstrong Wing and The West Room are ...

Bookings now open for 2022 We are now taking bookings for 2022 for our to Bed and Breakfast rooms. If you are planning a wedding and want to save dates for guests please let us know directly as we are able to make both rooms available to you when possible. Family and friends of the Bride and Groom are welcome and our rooms are well equipped for getting ready for the big d ...

Bookings for 2022 We are open for bookings at Christmas and New Year 2021 and also for 2022. Please email us or use the contact form to ask about availability. Cragend Grange B&B: The Armstrong Wing The West Room  Cragend Farm: East Cottage - self-catering holiday cottage. Sleeps 4. ...

This is Teddy a Lakeland Terrier who is staying at Cragend Farm with his family over the Bank Holiday weekend. He is definitely centre stage here and as well as being very well behaved has a fancy for sausages! ...

Cragend Grange, located at Cragend Farm, is a great place to stay for a holiday or short-break, and more people now also booking to stay for local weddings as they are now finally back on track. Our large room with wardrobe space for hats and outfits as well as en suite bathroom with plenty of space to get ready for the big day is a great way to spend a weekend with frie ...

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?