Your Guide to Cottage Holidays in Beadnell

Posted 19 Apr 17, written by Amanda Lambert

Situated just 10 miles from the historical market town of Alnwick, the coastal village of Beadnell is a charming holiday hotspot that’s admired by tourists across the globe. Home to an array of wildlife, including little tern and the largest mainland colony of Arctic tern, Beadnell’s 2 mile long bay boasts unbeatable panoramas of the North sea - making it popular with both visitors and locals alike. 

From romantic couples’ retreats to family-friendly half term holidays, with a population of just over 500 people in this seaside village, enjoying undisturbed quality time with your loved ones couldn’t be easier in Beadnell. There’s nothing better than relaxing amidst the North East’s natural beauty on a much needed getaway, which is why today, we’re making things easier by bringing you the inside scoop for booking your Beadnell break. From Beadnell holiday lets to a selection of some of the must-see sites, our getaway guide ensures that you can make the most of your time in this beautiful corner of the UK.


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Finding your home-from-home: holiday cottages in Beadnell, Northumberland

From lakeside properties to beachside cottages, the vast collection of cottages in Beadnell means that there’s guaranteed to be a holiday let to suit your party. For a stunning stone-built six-bed property, Rafters is the last word in luxury - and dogs go free until the end of April 2017! If you’re searching for somewhere quaint and cosy, Beadnell Cottage is the perfect coastal retreat - and offers unrivalled views of the Cheviot Hills. 

Looking for a holiday let for a larger group? April Cottage is an eight-bed property that benefits from a private courtyard, spacious lounge area and plenty of amenities. With two bedrooms on the ground floor, this property is well suited to guests with limited mobility. So, whether you’re looking for Beadnell holiday cottages on the beach or searching for your very own slice of paradise, finding a property in this quaint village couldn’t be easier with Cottages in Northumberland.


Things to see and do in Beadnell

Home to 18th century lime kilns and the North East’s only west-facing harbour, Beadnell is a coastal village that’s steeped in history - making it an ideal hotspot for culture vultures. If you’re more partial to a holiday that’s filled with adventure, why not give dune sledging a go on the beach’s iconic sand dunes? From wakeboarding and waterskiing to surfing and bodyboarding, taking on Beadnell’s 12-15ft swells is certainly not for the fainthearted. Sail to the nearby Farne Islands in the hopes of seeing the 37,000 pairs of puffins or why not scuba dive to the Somali wreck, a ship that was bombed in 1941? Whatever you decide to do during your stay, there’s plenty to keep the whole family busy in this buzzing part of the UK.


Self catering in Northumberland: Beadnell’s amenities


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As the most sparsely populated county in England, a self catering Northumberland staycation guarantees you all the peace and privacy that you could want. With the area boasting its own village store, why not stock up on supplies and enjoy dining in the comfort of your very own home-from-home? Alternatively, Beadnell’s traditional fish and chip shop and pub-come-restaurants, The Craster Arms and Beadnell Towers, mean you can indulge in local dishes without the hassle of washing up! For something lighter, Saltwater Café has everything from loose leaf tea to tempting sweet treats – perfect for an afternoon of indulgence.

Head north to the bustling village of Seahouses and you’ll stumble across an array of traditional coastal public houses, or why not sample the piquant menu at The Spice House, considered by locals and tourists alike to be the area’s best Indian restaurant?

Whether you’re looking to get up close and personal with the North East’s stunning natural wildlife or wanting to explore the area’s historic lime kilns, a British staycation in the picturesque village of Beadnell is one not to be missed.

With an array of Beadnell holiday cottages - pet friendly, family friendly or perfect for couples - you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to planning your Northumberland break. Are you ready to book your getaway? Browse our beautiful Beadnell Bay holiday cottages online today, or call our friendly team on 0191 231 3020. We look forward to hearing from you!

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