1. The address and postcode is Brunton House & Cottages, near Christon Bank, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 3HQ.
  2. Whether travelling from the north or the south, exit the A1 at Charlton Mires, five miles north of Alnwick, and take the B6347 towards Christon Bank and Seahouses.
  3. After two miles, there is a junction. Keep left, following the sign to Doxford and Chathill.
  4. Drive down this straight road for one mile, then turn right at the T-junction signed to Christon Bank and Newton-by-the-Sea
  5. After another half mile, you will reach a crossroads. Go straight over, signed to Brunton. The road will pass under a railway bridge.
  6. As you drive into Brunton, which comprises a farm and small hamlet, you will pass resident cottages on your right.
  7. The road then bends sharply right with further resident cottages on the left.
  8. On the left, before the large gravel courtyard, is the main parking area.
  9. Park here for Brunton Granary, Brunton Lake, Garden Cottage, Long Byre and Swallow Dean.  Plus EV charging (available from beginning August 2023) and overflow parking.
  10. The entrance to Garden Cottage is at the top of the parking area; Brunton Granary and Brunton Lake are accessed, by foot only, by walking left at the bottom of the car park.
  11. The entrances to Long Byre and Swallow Dean face into the main gravel courtyard, opposite Brunton Burn and Mill Race.
  12. Separate parking for Brunton Burn and Mill Race is on the left, after the courtyard and opposite the Blacksmith’s Shop/ before you reach the bridge.
  13. There are two bays for unloading luggage at the top of the gravel courtyard.  Please do not use these for long-term or overnight parking, and do not drive onto the gravel itself. 
  14. For Brunton House and Stable Cottage, continue along the hamlet tarmac road and over the bridge.
  15. Stable Cottage is accessed via the first right-hand turn after the bridge and the front drive for Brunton House is next right.
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