Seaside Sanctuaries: Northumberland’s Coastal Cottages

Posted 23 Jan 15, written by Amanda Lambert

Cottages in Northumberland offer a chance to escape civilisation and experience the country’s seaside sanctuaries. Of all the UK’s stunning coastal holidays, Northumberland offers some of the most extraordinary - and it couldn’t be easier to explore this beautiful region for yourself.

Northumberland’s stunning coastline is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and offers visitors a taste of authentic seaside living. Filled with rich history, relaxing ambience and one-of-a-kind seaside views, Northumberland is an unmissable travel destination for any fan of the UK’s beautiful beaches.

Northumberland Coastal Cottages:

Experiencing the beautiful Northumberland coast for yourself couldn’t be easier, thanks to the array of unique coastal cottages scattered throughout the region. With everything from quirky cottages by the sea to luxury coastal cottages, you’re guaranteed to find a holiday that’s right for you.

The best way to explore the Northumberland coast is to stay in one of our spectacular coastal cottages, each one with its own unique character and offering easy access to this celebrated coastline. Northumberland’s 39 miles of unspoilt coastline are not to be missed - with picturesque coastal paths giving you the chance to experience this remarkable area in all its glory.


The village of Seahouses is one of Northumberland’s hidden gems. A hive of activity and home to unmatched coastal views, Seahouses is a fishing village brimming with distinctive beauty and wonderful wildlife.

You’ll find no shortage of things to do in Seahouses. This village promises delicious dining, one-of-a-kind retail therapy and an endless array of unique activities for you and the family - including but not limited to body boarding, rock pooling, trips to the renowned Farne Islands and incredible coastal walks.

If you can’t wait to explore the breathtaking village of Seahouses, Cottages in Northumberland offer a range of cottages by the sea - and it couldn’t be easier to find yours.


Home to the exquisite Bamburgh Castle, this beautiful village is quintessentially English and boasts some of the most beautiful panoramic views around. Bamburgh Castle provides a dramatic backdrop to this seaside village, contrasting magnificently with its stretch of glorious, golden sand.

Finding things to do in Bamburgh is easy, especially with its incredible castle and sandy beach right on your doorstep. With so much history to soak up and superb coastal views as far as the eye can see, out towards the Farne Islands and Holy Island, a holiday in Bamburgh leaves nothing to be desired. If you can’t think of anything more relaxing than visiting Bamburgh, cottages located throughout the village offer an opportunity to stay for longer and absorb the beauty Bamburgh has to offer.


Beadnell has earned its place as one of Northumberland’s most popular travel destinations and is one of the undeniable highlights of the Northumberland coastline. Its horseshoe beach and sensational harbour are not to be missed, offering soothing seaside ambience at its finest.

Looking for things to do in Beadnell? That shouldn’t be too hard. Amateur surfers and bodyboarders will love Beadnell Bay, which travellers from far and wide visit for a taste of the village’s fantastic watersports scene. If you’d love to explore Beadnell, cottages scattered throughout this stunning seaside village give you the chance to do just that.  


The friendly fishing village of Amble sits at the mouth of the River Coquet, offering access to some of the Northumberland coast’s most memorable highlights. Visit Amble’s award-winning marina for a taste of the region’s picturesque coastline and treat your family to one of the village’s extraordinary Puffin Cruises while you’re there. A holiday in Amble would not be complete without spending time in the village’s renowned and wide-ranging restaurants, coffee houses and bistros, and a must-visit is boutique ice cream parlour Spurreli – a haven for ice cream lovers of all ages!

Staying in a coastal cottage means you can experience Amble for yourself, drinking in that superb skyline and exploring the adventures this lively little village has to offer. With sailing, wind surfing, canoeing, kayaking and even power boating on the cards, holidays in Amble are always unforgettable.

If you’re ready to experience the unique character and natural beauty of the Northumberland coast, we can help. At Cottages in Northumberland, our range of coastal cottages give you the chance to visit coastal retreats throughout the region and soak up the spectacular scenic views in the process.

Give us a call on 0191 231 3020 or drop us an email at to find the seaside sanctuary for you.

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