Cottages in Seahouses: Where, When and Why?

Posted 30 May 17, written by Amanda Lambert

Just a stone’s throw from the historic market town of Alnwick, the large village of Seahouses is situated within Northumberland’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, only 3.5 miles from the iconic Bamburgh Castle. Best known for its working fishing port and close proximity to the unspoilt Farne Islands, Seahouses is a much-loved seaside destination for visitors from far and wide.

With a scenic golf course nearby and informative boat tours, Seahouses is filled with exciting things to see and do. Summer is finally in our sights, and in today’s blog post, we’re making planning your summertime staycation in Seahouses even easier, as we bring you a local’s guide to the village of Seahouses. So, whether you’re searching for holiday cottages in Seahouses or wondering how to spend your days in the area, look no further than our expert’s recommendations for 2017.


Where to stay in Seahouses: holiday cottages you’ll love

When it comes to finding beautifully-furnished holiday cottages, Seahouses is guaranteed to have somewhere that will suit your needs and desires. From accommodation options for larger groups to dog-friendly cottages, Seahouses and its surrounding area is home to an array of comfortable and fully-equipped accommodation options which mean you can enjoy the freedom and flexibility that comes with self-catering. Seahouses’ pet-friendly properties mean that no one in the family needs to miss out on this beachside getaway either. So, whether you’re staying in the conveniently-located Kipper Cottage or taking in the captivating surroundings from your private balcony at Island’s View, rest assured that you can relax in style in one of our dog-friendly holiday cottages.


When to visit Seahouses?


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Home to an estimated 150,000 seabirds during the breeding season, there’s never been a better time to take a trip to this corner of the country than in the summer. With regular boat trips crossing the waters to the Farne Islands and a myriad of rock pools to be seen on the seafront, getting up close and personal with nature couldn’t be easier on a getaway to Seahouses.

If you’re planning a trip for later in the year, Seahouses is also a great destination for when autumn falls. Visitors can embrace the crisp seaside air as you explore the countless walking trails around the area, or if you’re looking to keep warm and dry on a winter break, why not get cosy in front of the roaring fire in one of Seahouses’ comfortable holiday cottages?


Why choose Seahouses?


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With a population of just over 1,800, Seahouses is a large village which offers all the amenities you could need and want on a self-catering getaway to the Northumberland coast. Boasting pristine sands, the UK’s oldest operating smokehouse and easy access to the array of wildlife on the Farne Islands, the picturesque village of Seahouses has got no shortage of exciting things to see and do. Whether you’re looking for an idyllic location for a long weekend of peace and tranquillity or you’re searching for a fully-equipped home-from-home that’s well within reach of the magnificent Bamburgh Castle, make sure that a trip to Seahouses is on your itinerary this year.

From its array of shopping opportunities to the boat trips bound for the Farne Islands, it’s not hard to see why so many of us visit Seahouses each summer - and with the Sun finally making an appearance, there’s never been a better time to book your seaside break. So, whether you’re looking to see the historic Northumberland sites or relax on this captivating stretch of the North East coast, browse our range of high quality cottages in Seahouses online and find your perfect holiday home today.

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