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We are open for guests wishing to have a self-catering holiday from 16th April 2021. Enjoy our beautiful Northumberland farm and walk in the 140 acres of grazing and woodland we have available to guests. We are also near the coast for day trips to Bamburgh, Alnwick and Alnmouth. We are dog friendly and have a beautiful Victorian workers cottage with cosy log burner and bath ...

Our Historic Tours are now available to book online.  As well as a walk around tour of the farm and its buildings, we will be able to have discussion on agricultural and engineering heritage. If you require information please use the link below or contact us by email or using our contact form. ...

In accordance with Government Guidelines we are now able to offer bookings from the 16th April 2021 in our lovely cottage at Cragend Farm. Either use the link or email us for further information on bookings. Click the book now button or use the link: We offer Friday change over with a 7 night stay minimum ...

10 year Celebration of Cragend Farm renovations. We have put together a video powerpoint on youtube and our website and social media for people to see how the farm is coming along terms of renovation after 10 years. We hope you enjoy it. It shows then and now photographs of the areas around the farm. ...

Tree Dedication Celebrating 10 years  with 10 varieties of trees. Dedicate a tree in memory of a loved one and help save the environment. A memory or condolence dedication gift is a lovely way to retain memories of a loved one and makes a wonderful keepsake for the family to treasure, and for future generations. Our dedication trees all have registration passports, and ar ...

Historic Tours 2021 WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US IN OUR CELEBRATION OF 10 YEARS HERE AT CRAGEND. Booking open now for our historic tours of the Farm, with information and tales aplenty about our links ot Cragside and  Lord William Armstrong. Our Grade II* Listed Silo and outbuildings are full of history and intrigue. Bookings taken direct via our website using our contact page ...

Cragside, the National Trust property located in Rothbury, was used as a film location for 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom'.  The main house doubles up as Lockwood Manor, the mansion of the character Benjamin Lockwood. Cragside has also been used for 'The Current War' starring Benedict Cumberbatch about Thomas Edison. Come and stay at Cragend Farm, with heritage directly li ...

What 3 Words is an new App that gives you the specific grid references you need when you are visiting us at East Cottage  (self-catering accommodation) or at our B&B rooms at Cragend Grange to show you where to go when you arrive. A great way to welcome you to Northumberland! To get the app: Our references are: Cragend Grange ...

We have been replacing sub-standard fence post with more sturdy ones during the Covid Lockdown and the results are very pleasing on many levels. Our wildlife that are encouraged to take shelter in the hedgerows are better protected from predators. Our sheep, cattle and goats are now more securely fenced in which means they are now to be found in the field where they were le ...

Come and  stay in Northumberland - our farmhouse chic accommodation welcomes you to relax and enjoy the countryside. There is a new route with points of interest and mapping information called The Northumberland 250. It is a 250 mile route around the county, with specific points of interest logged on it. Cragend Farm is on the B6344 road from Rothbury to Morpeth and is next ...

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.

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?