The perfect cottage holiday in Northumberland

Posted 24 Jun 13, written by Amanda Lambert

Northumberland truly is something special with miles of stunning coastline, beautiful sandy beaches historic castles and the vast unspoilt Northumberland National Park.

As a region, Northumberland has become an increasingly popular holiday destination for those wanting to find some peace and quiet, but still want plenty to do.

There are lots of picturesque coastal villages along the Northumberland coast including Bamburgh, Seahouses, Beadnell, Embleton, Craster, Low Newton, Amble, Holy Island, Lesbury nr. Alnmouth which provide an ideal base from which to explore the Northumberland coast and countryside.


All our coastal cottages are within easy reach of the beaches. There is one hundred miles of unspoiled coastline providing plenty of great walks, especially for dog owners.





For the more adventurous, there is a great range of water sporting activities and for golf lovers, you why not tee off at some of Northumberland’s top golf courses whilst enjoying stunning views including Bamburgh, Alnwick, Dunstanburgh and Seahouses. 




For those looking fora more relaxing place to retreat, as one of our guests, you could visit Doxford Hall’s prestigious Leisure club and indulge in either a discounted spa package or a relaxing swim in the pool. Ask for more details. One thing is for sure, you will never be short of great days out as we have negotiated some superb offers and exclusive discounts with some of Northumberland’s top attractions such as Alnwick Gardens, Alnwick Castle and Bamburgh Castle. Book your holiday cottage in Northumberland today and get a great discounted day out.

Look at our Local Attractions page for details on more great deals.


We have a selection of cottages on the Northumberland coast ranging from traditional fisherman’s cottages to state of the art modern apartments. We also have a good selection of dog friendly cottages.

One of our more traditional cottages, St Cuthbert's Cottage can be found in the old part of Seahouses. The cottage has been renovated but still retains a lot of its original charm. With its cosy coal fire and its ideal location being only a few steps from the harbour and village, this cottage provides a cosy retreat for any couple looking to escape the stresses of modern living or simply wanting a change of scenery.


Further inland, we have a great selection of cottages surrounded by valleys and hills, notably the popular Simonside and Cheviot Hills which are popular destinations for walkers and for those interested in stately home’s. The National Trust’s Cragside Estate, once owned by Lord Armstrong is just a short drive away and is the perfect place to indulge in an afternoon cream tea followed by a walk around this lovely estate!


In a small hamlet called Netherton (near Rothbury), we have a selection of 6 holiday cottages, which were converted from a grand 19th Century stone built farm steading, once part of the Cragside Estate. Guests staying here are free to enjoy the plentiful open spaces around the cottages including the private tennis courts and the nearby stream. There is also lots of wildlife to be seen from these cottages including, otters, deer and kingfishers.


Wherever you choose to stay in Northumberland you will never be far from great places to explore, superb restaurants, stunning scenery and breath taking views. We have over 100 properties to choose from on our website, so we are sure you'll find one that is just right for you!

We look forward to welcoming you to Northumberland soon!

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