Sit back and watch the world go by at Smugglers Cove
Enjoy a hearty breakfast
Dining area for six
Enjoy a glass of wine, you're on holiday
Watch the flames glow whilst they warm up the room
Unwind with a good movie
Kitchen / diner
Seating for four
Double bedroom
Why not use the bedside tables, have breakfast in bed
Wake up slowly and enjoy a movie morning
Twin bedroom
Plenty of space to hang up your clothes
Shower room
Perfect place to enjoy a good book
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1 Smugglers Cove

Beadnell, Northumberland
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A beautiful holiday cottage set in a secluded and tranquil Northumberland village
  • Within easy walking distance of a stunning golden beach
  • Perfect for enjoying a range of water sports
  • A wonderful haven for walkers, cyclists and nature-lovers
  • Enjoy a trip to the beautiful Farne Islands
  • A perfect holiday base for exploring the beautiful North East coast
  • Visit Seahouses, Alnwick, High Newton and Dunstanburgh Castle
Property code: CN005

Close to a stunning golden beach, this beautifully converted holiday cottage is a spacious and attractive base for a fantastic holiday on the tranquil and picturesque North East coast.

1, Smugglers Cove is a beautifully refurbished holiday cottage located close to all of the village amenities in Beadnell, Northumberland. One of many Beadnell holiday cottages, this property sleeps 4 in 2 delightful bedrooms - with a stunning, new family walk-in shower room and a brand new, modern downstairs cloakroom new photo coming soon. Downstairs, the property is tastefully furnished and decorated, as well as being spacious and warm - with a lovely wood-burning stove set on a feature wall. Being dog friendly and with the added bonus of its proximity to the village amenities, this stone-built cottage is light and spacious - offering all the modern facilities you’ll need for your holiday, while retaining an authentic cottage feel. To the front of the cottage, there is a small, lawned garden and decent-sized patio area - with a wooden table and chairs, where you can sit out, dine and enjoy the fresh sea air.

Beadnell village is a popular choice for families and friends getting together for a seaside holiday in Northumberland. The stunning, golden beach is an easy walk and the beautiful, crescent-shaped Beadnell Bay boasts plenty of sand dunes for games of hide and seek and picnics. For adventurous visitors, there are always some spectacular watersports on offer to watch or take part in - and you can cycle, walk or drive along this beautiful stretch of coastline, with horse riding and golf opportunities also available in the area.

A trip to see the seals at the Farne Islands is a must from the bustling village of Seahouses, with a great range of shops, bars and restaurants all in the vicinity. The magnificent Bamburgh Castle is a mere 3 miles away and a fantastic place to visit, shop and eat - while the market town of Alnwick, famous for its castle and water gardens, is only 12 miles.

In Beadnell, cottages offer access to fantastic local dining and drinking opportunities. The village is home to 2 excellent pubs serving food, which are also dog friendly. There’s also The Saltwater Cafe - a smart and friendly patisserie and Italian-style coffee shop, which becomes a bistro in the evenings - as well as a village store, where you can buy just about everything.  Seahouses is a short drive or walk from Beadnell, along the Northumberland Coast Path - and from there, you can take a boat trip to the famous Farne Islands!

This cottage accepts two well behaved dogs.

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

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms 1 double with TV and 1 twin
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • 1 WC on the ground floor
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine,
  • Lounge with wood burner (an initial starter pack of logs and kindling is supplied by the owner from October to the end of March), TV/DVD and CD player and a selection of books and games
  • Dining area
  • Small, lawn garden plus stone-paved patio with garden furniture and garden 'stove' heater which is fuelled by logs or charcoal and doubles up as a BBQ
  • Off-road parking for one car in the shared courtyard area and room for 2 cars if parked close to one another at the rear of the cottage. In addition, there is free on-street parking close by in Beadnell
  • Pubs and shops a short drive away
  • Smart TV/DVD in the lounge
  • Central heating and electric included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Wi-Fi included

This property is personally managed by Emma.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 22 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sheila 14th October 2019

This was a nicely decorated and comfortable cottage. We enjoyed the outside space and and were appreciative of its position in Beadnell village.

Reviewed by James 4th October 2019

A really good cottage, very well equiped and spotlessly clean. Nice and roomy. Great quality bedding and towels.

Reviewed by Maureen 13th September 2019

Lovely comfortable, well equipped and clean cottage. Furnishings were first class and beautifully presented. Fab kitchen and gorgeous bathroom. Beaches within 5/10 minutes walk. Pub and Saltwater cafe 2 minutes.

Reviewed by Jane 2nd August 2019

Cottage is fabulous. Sheets are soft and comfortable. Towels are think and large and cottage is beautifully decorated. Location is perfect.

Reviewed by Nigel 26th July 2019

Quiet, close to good pub and very good cafe. Easy walk to the sea. Very well equipped and very clean property.

Reviewed by Malcom 12th July 2019

The position and quality of this cottage stands out, excellent, would recommend to anyone.

Reviewed by Bertrand 17th May 2019

Perfect location, cosy, all what you need for a great family time!

Reviewed by Joan 29th March 2019

Lovely property, well furnished, central for seeing all of northumberland

Reviewed by Cherry 22nd March 2019

A delightful cottage in a quiet setting. Great location for access to Beadnell Bay, Seahouses and Bamburgh as well as Holy Island and Dunstanburgh Castle. The cottage was very clean and had a good selection of kitchen utensils to mean cooking in was an option (if you can resist the fish and chips every night!) Very good for children and our dog tooRead more. Safe and secure and away from traffic. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah L 29th January 2018

Cottage was lovely and clean and had everything we needed, a home from home. Perfect base to explore the nearby area! More than catered for all our needs and very dog friendly too. We cant recommend 1 Smugglers Cove enough and will definitely be back. We enjoyed a lovely walk to High Newton and food at the Joiners Arms. Thanks again ??

Reviewed by Paul M 17th November 2017

We loved the cottage and loved the village

Reviewed by Kathryn T 2nd November 2017

Our stay at 1 Smugglers Cove in Beadnell was great. The cottage was beautifully appointed with everything you needed to make it a home from home. The area is very peaceful with some great beaches for walking your pooch. The Craster Arms was a fab pub for food and drinks, very friendly staff and dog friendly and the Salt Water cafe was perfect for bRead morereakfast or lunches too. Hide

Reviewed by Fiona T 4th August 2017

1 Smugglers Cove is an excellent cottage, very well equipped and modern interior with lots of room. Good location, close to local pub and beaches and easy drive to other areas of the coast. Also very quiet and not over looked.

Reviewed by Christine G 14th July 2017

Good layout. Tastefully decorated and furnished. Spotless and easy to keep tidy. Ideal for family with children as near sandy beaches and several eating choices within a short drive. Good for walkers and birdwatchers.

Reviewed by Mark T 14th April 2017

It was just what we needed and you advertised. A well presented and looked after location with all we needed. We wanted a quiet, smart, clean place to stay and relax. That is exactly what we got and then some. We hope to revisit again in the future. Thank you.

Reviewed by Mark K

Most amazing hidden gem, it had everything and more. Beautiful cottage and the most relaxing stay. Food at the Craster Arms is awesome.

Reviewed by Sue O

Best holiday cottage we have stayed in. Safe and secure for small dogs. Very well presented, well equipped and comfortable. Excellent location close to sandy beaches, pubs and a cafe. Would definitely return to this cottage. Thank you for making our stay perfect!

Reviewed by Debra S

Spotlessly clean, smell lovely & fresh on arrival. Kids hid under the bed during a game of hide & seek & there was no dust! Great service, lots of emails with hints and tips before arrival & easy communication. Spacious cottage in a great location to explore the fantastic coastline of Northumberland. Beadnell has great rock pools and a long sandyRead more bay. We enjoyed fish and chips there and crabbing on the harbour. Great little locally stocked general store selling just about everything you need. We enjoyed a boat trip to the Farne Islands to see the seals, coastal walk to Dunstanburgh Castle, Beadnell beach, Seahouses for Coxons ice cream and amusements. We also went to Berwick & caught the train to Edinburgh for the day. Hide

Reviewed by Tracy G

Excellent dog friendly cottage, great location. Perfectly situated for access to beaches and other attractions: Bamburgh, Seahouses, Alnmouth, Craster.

Reviewed by Jane M

1 Smugglers Cove is a modern cottage with great facilities and very clean. Beadnell is a lovely, quiet village, it has a great pub within walking distance and we enjoyed the fish and chips from the shop next to the beach! Beadnell bay beach, next to the lime kilns, is amazing with golden sands that stretch into the distance. All in all a great locaRead moretion with easy access to everywhere along the coast. Hide

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Sit back and watch the world go by at Smugglers Cove
Enjoy a hearty breakfast
Dining area for six
Enjoy a glass of wine, you're on holiday
Watch the flames glow whilst they warm up the room
Unwind with a good movie
Kitchen / diner
Seating for four
Double bedroom
Why not use the bedside tables, have breakfast in bed
Show 5 moreWake up slowly and enjoy a movie morning


Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

If you’re looking for a seaside holiday with a difference, visit Northumberland – a region brimming with beautiful golden, sandy beaches, rolling hills, craggy moorland, bustling market towns and fishing villages, and more castles than in any other county in England.

Situated in the North East of England, this designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty boasts no less than 39 miles of unspoilt coastline to explore and a calendar packed with exhilarating water sports options. To indulge in a spot of surfing, kayaking or powerboating, take a trip to one of the many breath-taking Northumberland beaches - where dogs love a good walk and fresh local seafood is never far away.

Home to the awe-inspiring Cheviot Hills and the historical Hadrian’s Wall, the Northumberland National Park is renowned for its open spaces, award-winning Dark Skies and stunning rural backdrops - and is the least populated national park in Britain. Offering access to challenging hikes, horse-riding, rock-climbing and a multitude of other action-packed activities, the park is one of the region’s greatest draws.

There is a huge range of spectacular wildlife and sea life waiting to be sighted, whether you take a boat ride to the Farne Islands to admire the colony of Atlantic grey seals and puffins, or explore the Kielder Water and Forest Park, home to magnificent ospreys. If it’s history you’re looking for, the imposing Bamburgh Castle and the world-famous Alnwick Castle are undoubtedly worth a visit.

Alternatively, if you’re seeking the bright lights of a city adventure, Newcastle upon Tyne is the place to go. Here, you can experience world-class culture, outstanding attractions, superb shopping, impressive live shows, top entertainers and delicious cuisine in abundance.

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