Do your holiday cottages have Broadband?
Yes – Free Wireless Broadband connectivity is available in all properties.
What is mobile phone reception like at Ingram?
It depends on your network – Vodaphone is good as we have a new mast in the area. Orange/T Mobile do operate. We also have
a dial in phone facility direct to each cottage.
How do we contact the owners if we need to ask something urgently?
Graham, Trysha or Sue our housekeeper are often available in the grounds to help or answer a question, otherwise a guest can always dial a freephone number on the cottage phone. For any non urgent feedback there is also a notepad in the Guest Information Lounge.
What's at Ingram?
Ingram is a small peaceful hamlet in a beautiful river valley setting inside the Northumberland National Park. It is made up of the Rectory, our cottages, St Michael’s Church and Ingram farm. Ingram Cafe, open every day, is run by a local family and provides a pleasant friendly spot for refreshments and is only two minutes walk from our cottages. Breakfast, lunch and snacks menu available, and also now packed lunches.
What home cooking options are there?
Trysha’s Pizza Night is a popular evening when you can order a freshly cooked homemede 10″ pizza personally delivered to your cottage from a wood fired Italian pizza oven – have a look at our pizza menu at Freshly cooked pizza above.
Trysha also offers an arrival meal service so that you have the added convenience of a piping hot meal waiting for you. The arrival meal menu is also available during your stay, subject to notice when here.
Where are the nearest shops?
There is a general grocery shop at Hedgeley Garage (long opening hours seven days a week) within a few minutes drive of Ingram.
Is there a supermarket near?
Sainsburys and Morrisons supermarkets are twenty minutes drive away at Alnwick, and you will usually pass through or close to the town on days out during your stay. Alternatively if arriving from the south you pass both Tescos Extra and Marks and Spencers Simply Food off the A1 at Kingston Park, Newcastle (details under local amenities)
Can I get a supermarket home delivery?
Yes, you can arrange for a home delivery for arrival or during your stay. Please note that when placing your order with either Tesco, Sainsburys or Asda use this address: Select the postcode NE66 4LT and choose ‘The Old Rectory’ but then enter your cottage name in the nickname box.
Alternatively, click on Food Heaven, listed under Local Food Deliveries to the left – Food Heaven is a unique service supplying the very best local produce the North East has to offer – delivered direct to your cottage.
Do I need to bring a coffee cafetiere?
Every cottage now has a coffee grinder together with Lavazzo whole coffee beans so you can enjoy fresh coffee from the cafetiere also provided.
Can I buy a newspaper?
Yes, Hedgeley Garage sells newspapers and magazines every day including Sunday.