Holiday Cottages in Beadnell
Beadnell is home to the east coast’s only west-facing harbour and is a popular spot for relaxing fishing and action-packed watersports alike. At this great British beach, swells often reach 12-15ft - so for visitors willing to take on the waves, Beadnell promises an exciting holiday for all the family.
Our guide to this Northumbrian village includes everything from the beautiful Beadnell Bay to a host of irresistible pubs and restaurants scattered throughout the area. Then, when you’re ready to call it a day, our selection of stunning Beadnell cottages are sure to help you find somewhere suitably cosy to stay.
Things to do in Beadnell
Beadnell Bay is home to some of Northumberland’s most impressive sand dunes and a huge range of watersports activities for the whole family to enjoy! Get stuck into kayaking, kite surfing and wakeboarding to make the most of everything Beadnell beach has to offer.
Northside Surf School is based in Amble, Northumberland and gives visitors to Beadnell an opportunity to embrace their wild side through some expert surfing or stand up paddle (SUP) boarding lessons - courtesy of the county’s professionals. With family courses available from one two-hour session to an intensive five-day course, Northumberland’s famous surf school is an ideal way to get in on the watersports action this region is renowned for.
Beadnell walks make this village an ideal destination for enthusiastic walkers and ramblers. Head south along the dunes towards Low Newton for an invigorating coastal walk from one regional hotspot to another - or go north to arrive at the bustling fishing village of Seahouses.
Beadnell pubs and restaurants
Beadnell Towers can be found in the heart of the village and offers a first-class coastal dining experience with an excellent drinks selection to boot. If you’re looking for Beadnell pubs, why not upgrade your experience and take a trip to one of the village’s finest bars?
The Craster Arms is situated in the ‘Secret Kingdom’ of the Northumberland Coast and boasts a great range of local and continental beers - not to mention a menu filled with delicious regional specialties. Offering “traditional fayre with a contemporary twist”, the Craster Arms is without doubt one of the best Beadnell pubs.
The Salt Water Cafe is one of Beadnell’s hidden gems, bringing breakfast fit for a king to locals and tourists alike. Thanks to an ever-changing menu and friendly, attentive service, this cafe is an unmissable Beadnell highlight.
Getting to Beadnell
The horseshoe-shaped Beadnell beach is an idyllic spot for watching the Northumberland sunset and is the watersports capital of the county! With a great range of superb self-catering options scattered throughout this seaside village, holidaying in Beadnell is a breeze - and getting there is simple.
By car: the Northumberland Coastal Route is thoroughly signposted along the coast - and Beadnell, which lies just a couple of miles south of Seahouses, can be accessed by this route. Alternatively, visitors can head direct to Beadnell via the A1. Simply enter the postcode NE76 5BW and then hand over to your Sat-Nav.
By train: Alnmouth’s train station sits on the East Coast Main Line route, connecting Newcastle and Edinburgh. Jump off at Alnmouth and take a local bus service the rest of the way.
By bus: if you’re heading to Beadnell, Arriva’s X18 and 418 bus services run through Beadnell and operate throughout the Northumberland region. Catch the X18 bus to go directly to Beadnell from Newcastle, or opt for the 418 service to travel from Alnwick to Berwick-upon-Tweed via Beadnell.
To make your short break as cosy as possible, explore our range of self catering holiday cottages in Beadnell. A great night’s sleep is one of the most important parts of any holiday - and by retreating to one of the many magnificent local properties at the end of a busy day in Beadnell, you can relax in style.
From characterful bungalow Seashells Cottage to the spacious and spectacular Dunes View, the range of unique Beadnell cottages scattered throughout this Northumbrian village mean every visitor can find a property that’s perfect for their stay.
Explore our Beadnell holiday cottages online today to find your perfect match.