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Hot tub within the gardens
Pretty courtyard-style patio area for al fresco dining
The comfortable lounge with access to the patio
Enjoy some time together in the hot tub, located in the owner's beautiful gardens
Relax and cosy up in front of the wood burner
The well equipped kitchen has everything you need
View of the open plan living space
View of the open-plan lounge/diner
Master bedroom with king size bed and ensuite bathroom
The master ensuite with shower over the bath
There is plenty of space for your things
Take your time getting ready
The pretty twin bedroom
View towards the ensuite bathroom
Relax in the bath or take a shower
Natural light in the ensuite bathroom
The perfect place to enjoy a cuppa
View of the hot tub and owner's garden close to cottage
Relax in the gardens
Go for a run in the park or play a family game of football
Take the children to the nearby park
1 / 21  Hot tub within the gardens
2 / 21  Pretty courtyard-style patio area for al fresco dining
3 / 21  The comfortable lounge with access to the patio
4 / 21  Enjoy some time together in the hot tub, located in the owner's beautiful gardens
5 / 21  Relax and cosy up in front of the wood burner
6 / 21  The well equipped kitchen has everything you need
7 / 21  View of the open plan living space
8 / 21  View of the open-plan lounge/diner
9 / 21  Master bedroom with king size bed and ensuite bathroom
10 / 21  The master ensuite with shower over the bath
11 / 21  There is plenty of space for your things
12 / 21  Take your time getting ready
13 / 21  The pretty twin bedroom
14 / 21  View towards the ensuite bathroom
15 / 21  Relax in the bath or take a shower
16 / 21  Natural light in the ensuite bathroom
17 / 21  The perfect place to enjoy a cuppa
18 / 21  View of the hot tub and owner's garden close to cottage
19 / 21  Relax in the gardens
20 / 21  Go for a run in the park or play a family game of football
21 / 21  Take the children to the nearby park

The Carriage House - Morpeth

Cresswell, Northumberland
Visit England rating: 5 starsVisit England Gold Award
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Perfect for enjoying the fantastic beaches and quaint villages on the superb Northumberland coast
  • Close to Druridge Bay, Cresswell Beach, Warkworth Castle and the friendly port of Amble
  • This comfortable and welcoming cottage is ideal for visiting Alnwick, Craster and Newcastle
  • Visit popular local attractions such as Coquet Island, Cragside House, the Alnwick Garden and Durham Cathedral
  • An ideal holiday base for birdwatchers, nature-lovers, walkers and families
  • Take a dip in the hot tub, after a day exploring situated in the owners stunning gardens
Property code: CN194

Beautifully presented and with a 5 Star Gold award from Visit Britain, The Carriage House is located in the peaceful village of Ulgham close to the Northumberland beaches of Cresswell (10 minutes), Druridge Bay, Amble and Warkworth and you are also only 10 minutes from the popular and historic market town of Morpeth with its wide range of food and fashion shops, restaurants, and bars. Staying at The Carriage House, you can take day trips out and about to explore the whole of Northumberland’s many famous local attractions; the beaches, Alnwick and Bamburgh castles, The Alnwick Gardens, the wide open spaces of the stunning surrounding countryside, Cragside House, the National Park and Dark Skies and a variety of friendly seaside villages and come back to a lovely, welcoming cottage. Relax in the superb hot tub, take a walk around the owners' attractive garden, snooze in the hammock and eat dinner outside in the lovely, enclosed courtyard.

The Carriage house is set next to the owners' house. It has 2 bedrooms; a king-size and a twin, both with full en-suite bathrooms and would suit a family, a couple or a group of friends.

There is a large playing field, children’s park and tennis court in the village just a five minute walk from the cottage. Ulgham village is surrounded by quiet country lanes, ideal for walking and cycling. There is a river nearby with pleasant walks along the banks. In nearby Widdrington Station - on the way to Druridge bay, there is a pub, a Co-Op shop and a good fish and chip shop, plus a pub restaurant about 5 minutes further away. At Cresswell, The Drift Cafe overlooking the dunes serves great food and you also can buy excellent ice cream at the 5 star rated ice cream shop right on the beach front!

Free guest Wi-Fi.

Bed linen, towels, heating and hot water are included.

  • 2 bedrooms 1 king-size bed, and 1 twin (which can be made up into a super-king-size on prior request)
  • 2 bathrooms 2 en-suite bathrooms, each with a shower over the bath and WC
  • Gas hob and electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, under counter fridge and separate freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and
  • Smart TV/DVD in the lounge
  • Pubs, restaurants, and shops within short driving distance
  • Stone fireplace with open fire
  • Use of the owners'  surrounding gardens
  • 4 person outdoor heated hot tub set in owners beautiful garden, available for sole use during your stay
  • Courtyard outside of cottage, with outdoor dining furniture 
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Elliot Albiston

This property is personally managed by Elliot.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 29 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lorraine 19th February 2024

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The cottage was exceptional in cleanliness, plus it was warm and very comfortable . The owners sent lots of very useful information before we arrived and welcomed us on our arrival, couldn't do more.

Reviewed by Yasmin 28th October 2023

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A warm and well equipped cottage with easy access to many attractions

Reviewed by Michael 16th October 2023

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The cottage was beautifully warm and welcoming when we arrived. Dawn had left us a very generous welcome pack which was much appreciated, and the cottage iteslf was spotlessly clean.

Reviewed by Paul 30th September 2023

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Friendly welcome and walk round from Dawn on arrival. Nice touches with the welcome pack and basket of logs together with some local knowledge. Cottage is very clean and well equipped for a self catering holiday. Will consider another visit in the future.

Reviewed by Lisa 23rd September 2023

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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Dawn and Joes lovely cottage. The accommodation was very well appointed, comfortable and cosy. The towels were lovely and soft, the beds were comfy and the entire place was immaculate. The hot tub was a great way to round off a busy day exploring followed by relaxing in front of the open fire. The hosts are very weRead morelcoming, helpful and the home made baking was delicious and very much enjoyed by all of us. We will be back! Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 9th September 2023

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Really lovely place to stay, great location to explore the delights of Northumberland. Very friendly owners, thank you for the warm welcome.

Reviewed by Chris 2nd September 2023

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A very comfortable, spacious cottage which was very clean and welcoming. The home made cake was delicious, the fresh flowers a special touch and the wine an unexpected surprise. The owners could not have been friendlier and gave us useful information about places to visit. The hot tub was wonderful after a day out and about. We would have no hesitaRead moretion in recommending this lovely place. Hide

Reviewed by Iain 8th July 2023

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A really delightful cottage which is perfect for four people. It is clean, comfortable and very well equipped. The overall standard and presentation is very high, with good quality furnishings and fittings. The hot tub was a welcome bonus in pleasant surroundings after exploring the area each day. The location is also good with many attractions witRead morehin a 30 mile radius. Hide

Reviewed by Nigel 24th June 2023

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Cottage very well equipped. The beds were very comfortable . Ideal location for various attractions. Owners left a hospitality package. One negative was the traffic directly outside the cottage windows. The road was used as a cut through by lorries and tractors .

Reviewed by David 10th June 2023

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The cottage was faultless.

Reviewed by Philip 27th May 2023

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Had a fantastic week here, welcomed by the owners when we arrived , they were very informative about the area and very helpful, but unobtrusive during our stay. The property has easy parking and was ideally situated for attractions in the area. Highly recommended !

Reviewed by Steve 20th May 2023

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Reviewed by Trevor 22nd April 2023

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We had a very relaxing holiday thank you and will be back soon

Reviewed by Janice 2nd March 2023

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Having stayed in a number of holiday cottages I can honestly say this is the best resourced cottage. Pota and pan, crockery and cutlery, all finest quality and super clean. The beds were super comfortable. We wanted for nothing with plenty of space to relax on the very comfortable leather sofas. All the rooms are generous sizes and the goodies leftRead more to welcome us were well received. The cake in particular was delightful. Splendid hosts and a thoroughly delightful cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Kelly 11th February 2023

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Absolutely loved it here, worth every penny, very close to coast, we ventured off everyday down the coast and was a really good spot to venture from and explore local areas. The cottage was clean, homely and had everything in it we needed for comfy nights in as a family. Owners Dawn and Joe are amazing, really welcoming and respect your privacy. DaRead morewn gave us amazing knowledge of the local places on the day of arrival, which allowed us to plan our trips better day to day. Hide

Reviewed by Jamie 2nd December 2022

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Fantastic weekend, the owner is friendly and very helpful. Everything you will need is provided. The owner even baked us a cake and provided a bottle of red! Would absolutely revisit for the weekend!

Reviewed by Tracy 18th November 2022

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Absolutely fabulous place. The owner has thought of everything you could possibly need. She was on hand with information about the area and recommendations which were really useful as well. It's a beautiful warm cosy home from home and I can't recommend it any higher. The only downside is there are no pubs, eateries within walking distance but therRead moree are some lovely places in Morpeth just a few miles away. We will definately be returning Hide

Reviewed by Steven 15th October 2022

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A wonderful and inviting space which had all of the necessary facilities provided to meet all of our needs when away on holiday. The help and hospitality provided was fantastic. Thank you x

Reviewed by Rebecca 9th October 2022

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Wonderful spacious property with very welcoming hosts. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend it. Great location for exploring local attractions like Alnwick castle and Cragside.

Reviewed by Mandy 10th September 2022

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Dawn was very friendly and welcoming.Homemade cake and fresh flowers a lovely touch. Cottage was very comfortable and cosy,well equipped. Cottage ideally situated for exploring the coastal areas

Reviewed by Ross 20th August 2022

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The Carriage house was a great place to stay, and our hosts were very helpful and made us feel welcome. It was a great base for us to go north and visit Alnwick and Lindisfarne and to go west for Hadrian's wall. The hot tub was a great way to relax after a long day walking. We would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Jeff 13th August 2022

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Host very welcoming, always on hand if needed. Very clean and all the amenities you could need. Host was very knowledgeable about the area. Liat of eateries and attractions in folder.

Reviewed by Delise 9th July 2022

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Reviewed by Trisha 28th May 2022

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I would really recommend the cottage. It is a cosie home from home with everything you need to make your stay comfortable. A fully equipped kitchen that includes a dishwasher, super comfy beds and a jacuzzi bath as well as a hot tub. The owners are especially lovely lnd left us an amazing welcome basket. Location wise for us was great because it waRead mores in a great location for day trips to Alnwick, Seahouses and Newcastle as many more tourist spots. Would definitely go back. Hide

Reviewed by John 14th May 2022

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We enjoyed a very comfortable two weeks in The Carriage House and would recommend it. The owner was very generous and helpful throughout our stay.

Reviewed by Andreas 7th May 2022

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We found the cottage warm and welcoming and comfy. Everything was perfect.

Reviewed by Joanne 30th April 2022

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The cottage was lovely, with great hot tub. Ideal location to explore some beautiful places on the Northumberland coast.

Reviewed by Helen 13th April 2022

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This lodge far exceeded expectations. It was immaculately clean, very cozy and with every facility you could possibly need. The owner; Clare could not have been any more welcoming and helpful and the welcome pack was extremely generous and felt like a real treat! The rooms were very tastefully decorated and bedding/towels all matching and the fire Read morein the living room gave a lovely atmosphere. The kitchen was equipped with everything you could need and lovely to sit outside. HIGHLY RECOMMEND! Hide

Reviewed by Kim 28th March 2022

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Hot tub within the gardens
Pretty courtyard-style patio area for al fresco dining
The comfortable lounge with access to the patio
Enjoy some time together in the hot tub, located in the owner's beautiful gardens
Relax and cosy up in front of the wood burner
The well equipped kitchen has everything you need
View of the open plan living space
View of the open-plan lounge/diner
Master bedroom with king size bed and ensuite bathroom
The master ensuite with shower over the bath
There is plenty of space for your things
Show 9 moreTake your time getting ready

Location

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