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Beech Cottage - Craster

Dunstan, Craster, Northumberland
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
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

  • Charming coastal cottage in a quiet Northumberland hamlet location
  • Open-plan layout for sociable entertaining - a cosy haven to relax and enjoy
  • Close to Craster Harbour with its selection of restaurants, pubs and coffee shops
  • Within easy reach of the famous Alnwick Castle and many sandy  beaches
  • Golf, walking, watersports and cycling all available locally
  • Driving distance from all the top local visitor attractions and places of historic interest
Property code: CN031

This small but perfectly formed cottage has been lovingly furnished and fitted to provide homely accommodation just a stone’s throw from the seaside.

Beech Cottage has been furnished and finished with a fresh, seaside theme and offers cosy, self-catering accommodation for a family of 4, friends or, a couple looking for a great base close to the seaside from which to explore and experience this beautiful area of natural beauty with plenty of wide open spaces, stunning coastline, world famous local attractions and great places to eat and drink! The cottage is located in the quiet hamlet of Dunstan with its own village pub, serving food and real ales and nearby Craster harbour with its pretty village, pub restaurants, coffee shop and other eateries are only 4 minutes away by car or an 8-minute walk.

With open plan living accommodation, two bedrooms, free guest Wi-Fi and off-road parking, Beech Cottage is a great option for any time of the year.

For days out and about, you are well placed to visit all the major attractions throughout Northumberland including of course, the now world famous Alnwick Castle and The Alnwick Gardens and Treehouse Restaurant are only a short, 6- mile drive from here. Dunstanburgh Castle can be reached via the coastal path from Craster and the friendly golf course welcomes visitors all year round. Seahouses, for The Farne islands, Beadnell, for a range of water sports, Bamburgh, for its iconic (must see!) castle and beautiful village and the Holy Island of Lindisfarne are all within easy reach - to name just a few of the popular places to visit nearby.

This cottage accepts one well behaved dog.

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

  • 2 bedrooms 1 double, 1 bunk bedroom
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, small fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Electric and central heating included
  • TV and iPod dock in lounge area
  • 1 well-behaved dog welcome
  • Beach, pubs and shops within walking distance
  • Off road parking

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 10 guest ratings

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Overall location
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Reviewed by Chris 25th June 2021

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A comfortable cottage in a very good location. The information pack in the cottage and equipment manuals need updating. Ideally placed for exploring the area. Pub next door provides good pub grub, but, if you want an excellent restaurant go to the Jolly Fisherman in Craster (booking essential to avoid disappointment) just a 20 minute walk.

Reviewed by PAULINE 11th June 2021

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Beech Cottage was a lovely cottage to stay at. It was very clean, tidy, well presented and well equipped . We certainly enjoyed our stay there and would recommend it to friends and family

Reviewed by Patricia 21st May 2021

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Cottage was well situated in Dunstan in a small row. It was a very quiet area despite having a pub on the corner there was no noise. The pub was excellent serving very good food which we would recommend. It was easy to walk into Craster and there were lots of walks available locally. The Stables Garden Centre near the Craster arch serves very good Read morelunchtime snacks and great cakes. It also has frozen meals and milk for sale.. We really enjoyed our week at Beech cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Patsy 25th September 2020

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.....a pretty cottage and perfect for 2 adults and Daisy our dog loved it too. It is a short and delightful walk from Craster and well- situated for coastal walks and visits to so many places in that part of Northumbria. We had a good week!

Reviewed by Sarah 11th September 2020

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Beautiful cottage in a great location - were already looking at dates we can go back because it suited us so perfectly! Thanks for such a relaxing stay.

Reviewed by David 17th July 2020

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Superb location. The space is small and comfortable for two, but somewhat cramped for four. Excellent location near Crasher with stunning coastline nearby and easy access to beaches, coastal walks and many other attractions.

Reviewed by Stephen 3rd January 2020

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This cottage was perfect for our holiday in a quiet setting close to Craster.The picture of the main living room makes it appear larger than it is but it was still fine for our needs.

Reviewed by Sarah 31st December 2019

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Tasteful and cosy cottage. Well equipped with everything you could need and fabulous location with a 10 min walk to the fabulous Jolly Fisherman pub!.. and stunning walk to Dunstanburgh Castle.

Reviewed by Jennifer 13th September 2019

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we enjoyed our stay. great location. cottage well equipped, warm and comfortable.

Reviewed by Robert 2nd August 2019

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The Cottage is well located and very well equipped. It is perfect for a small family.

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Location

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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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