FAQs

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 and 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 and/or Trysha can always be contacted in person or by dialling a freephone number on the cottage phone.

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. Valley Cafe at Ingram is only two minutes walk from our cottages and offers a breakfast, lunch and snacks menu.

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. If you book a slot between 12.00 and 4.00 pm, we will pack your delivery away ready for arrival. 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 and packed away in your cottage ready for your arrival.

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.