Seaviews from the property
Living room area with fire and stairs leading to 1st floor
Kitchen and dining room area
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath and overhead shower
Sharde garden area
Coast of Northumberland
Coast of Northumberland
Local Shops to visit
View towards the property
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3 / 13  Kitchen and dining room area
4 / 13  Double bedroom
5 / 13  Seaviews
6 / 13  Twin bedroom
7 / 13  Bathroom with bath and overhead shower
8 / 13  Sharde garden area
9 / 13  Seaviews
10 / 13  Coast of Northumberland
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12 / 13  Local Shops to visit
13 / 13  View towards the property

Beggars Roost Cottage

Craster, Northumberland
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
3 star
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Traditional fisherman’s cottage with uninterrupted sea views
  • Situated in the charming village of Craster
  • Well situated for exploration of the Northumberland Coast
  • Close to the shops and eateries of Craster
  • Fantastic coastal walks from the doorstep to nearby Dunstanburgh Castle and beyond
  • Can be booked together with Harbour View Cottage for larger groups
  • Travel Cot and Highchair are available on request- please advise when making booking.
Property code: CN032

This characterful stone-built fisherman’s cottage enjoys breath taking coastal views – perfect for a seaside family getaway.

Beggars Roost is a traditional, stone-built fisherman’s cottage, situated in a quiet location in the picturesque village of Craster. Due to the enviable location of the cottage, you can enjoy great views of the harbour and surrounding coastline including the iconic Dunstanburgh Castle. The cottage provides an ideal base for exploring the lovely village of Craster (world famous for its smoked kippers which if you are a fish lover is a must to try during your stay!) and the surrounding Northumberland area. Beggars Roost is a great choice for a self-catering holiday for a family or small group of friends as it sleeps up to 4 guests. (Please note: Beggars Roost is next door to Harbour View Cottage which also sleeps 4 and both properties can be booked together if you are looking for accommodation for up to 8 people).

The entrance to the cottage is at the rear. On entering you will find a small utility room, ideal for storing coats and shoes with washer/dryer facilities and sink. There is also a downstairs WC and wash basin.

The farmhouse style kitchen/dining room has a tiled floor with a dining table and chairs and is well equipped to make your stay as homely as possible.

The beamed living room has two leather sofas, an electric coal effect fire, a flat screen TV, coffee table and book shelves. There are wonderful views from the living room windows that overlook the harbour. The open tread staircase, leads from the lounge to the upstairs bedrooms and family bathroom. There are electric radiators throughout.

Upstairs are two bedrooms, a double and a twin room. The double bedroom is light and airy and has two windows from where you can enjoy stunning views of the coast.

There is a lawned garden shared with the adjoining cottage, with two park style benches at the front of the cottage, overlooking the harbour and perfect after a day exploring to enjoy the harbour. At the rear of the cottage, there is a shared lawned garden with a washing line, whirligig, patio area with table and chairs for enjoying outdoor dining.

The Jolly Fisherman in Craster offers Cottages in Northumberland guests excellent discounts in the restaurant outside of school holidays - please enquire for more details).

This cottage accepts two well behaved dogs.

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

  • 2 bedrooms 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hobs, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and coffee machine
  • Shared lawn area to the front with sea views, shared enclosed lawn area and patio to the rear with garden furniture
  • Washing machine
  • Electric fire place
  • Allocated off-road parking 1 car
  • Bed linen and towels
  • Central heating and electric included
  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • TV/DVD in the lounge
  • Beach, pub and shops within walking distance

This property is personally managed by Nicola.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 36 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Alison 5th October 2019

Superb location. Very well appointed if a little basic. Warm with hot water available all of the time.

Reviewed by Martin 28th September 2019

The property under delivers on the expectation set in the pictures and relatively high price, in drastic need of maintenance, missing essential items, felt as if the property was a low end holiday chalet so sadly cant recommend - high end properties are available nearby for very little more We thoroughly enjoyed the area in spite of the disappointiRead moreng property Hide

Reviewed by Heather 21st September 2019

Amazing location.

Reviewed by Deborah 14th September 2019

Had a fantastic weeks holiday at beggars roost The position of the cottage is fabulous with a view of the sea and lulled to sleep by the waves Perfectly placed for visiting other places of interest. Great coastal walks Handy to have allocated parking spot Definitely recommend

Reviewed by Sarah 7th September 2019

Wonderful location in lovely village with great local pub and beautiful walks from your door. Cottage was cosy and comfortable. We already want to plan our return!

Reviewed by Ian 31st August 2019

Great choice of walks from our doorstep and really good as a central location to explore northumberland

Reviewed by Charlotte 17th August 2019

A comfortable, wee equipped cottage in a fabulous location. The cottage was very clean and has fantastic views of the sea. The parking space is a real bonus. Craster has a couple of places to eat and is well placed for days out to castles and beaches so ideal for our family.

Reviewed by Sue 27th July 2019

What a lovely cottage right on the harbour! We had a great holiday in this cottage and loved listening to the sea at night. It's a great location for walking and relaxing. This cottage was very clean and well equipped. We enjoyed sitting on one of the benches in the little garden at the front and watching the harbour and visitors. Some fantastic wiRead moreldlife to be seen, birds, butterflies, a hedgehog and we even saw dolphins in the bay on our last evening. We hope to book again sometime. Hide

Reviewed by Adam 20th July 2019

Absolutely fantastic cottage, right on the harbour so the view is wonderful. A short walk to the pub and amazing smokehouse shop and restaurant. Highly recommended!

Reviewed by Hilde 6th July 2019

Prachtig vakantiehuisje op perfecte locatie. Je zit 10 meter van de zee en kunt bekijken hoe de lokale Visser uitvaart. De private garden aan de overzijde van de weg is een onverwachte waardevolle bonus.

Reviewed by John 22nd June 2019

Comfortable cottage in excellent small fishing village with good view over the harbour. Excellent location for easy one mile walk to Dunstanburgh Castle and beyond the village of Low Newton with the unusual square and ship inn, ideal for lunch.

Reviewed by Robert 1st June 2019

Our ratings above say it all!

Reviewed by John Nicolas 18th May 2019

The interior of the cottage is now very tired and needs a complete upgrade, A clothes airer would be most useful. The view and location are superb and we had a splendid holiday.

Reviewed by Mark 11th May 2019

Great location, great sea views from windows, ideal for a couple or small family, lots of interesting places & great beaches all a short walk or drive away, we will be back very soon!

Reviewed by Ann 4th May 2019

Lovely cottage everything we needed fantastic views of the sea so close definitely book again

Reviewed by Tara 16th February 2019

A lovely cottage in a stunning location, just a stones throw (literally) from the sea. We would definitely book again, thanks for a great holiday!

Reviewed by Patricia 2nd February 2019

A comfortable cottage with a perfect sea view location and easy parking for one car. Has all of the kitchen basics and equipment necessary for a relaxing holiday. Perfect for two people, cosy for four.

Reviewed by Brian 29th December 2018

The cottage is ideally located as a base for exploring Northumberland. It was perfect for two. Although fine for us - both retired - the stairs could be a challenge for the less mobile, quite steep.

Reviewed by Kevin 23rd December 2018

Excellent location right on the front - fabulous views out to sea. Only about 50yds from start of path to Dunstanburgh Castle (turn left out the front of the cottage and you are there). Short walk around the harbour to the pub and the restaurant / coffee shops.

Reviewed by Kirsty 26th November 2018

This cottage is in the most perfect location. It was wild and windy weather throughout our stay and we enjoyed watching the dramatic sea through the windows. The cottage was warm and cosy - perfect to return to after a day out in the wind and the rain. Its a very short walk to an excellent pub (The Jolly Fisherman).

Reviewed by Alan 17th November 2018

The location of Beggars Roost is amazing in all weathers- its great to sit in a warm bedroom watching people out in the cold taking pictures of the storms battering the harbour. The views are breathtaking at any time of day. Craster is just a lovely place to relax or as a base to discover the Northumbrian coast. We loved it

Reviewed by Rebecca 20th October 2018

A view of die for. This cottage is perfect and really good value for money. Not luxurious, but who needs that when you have such an amazing view.

Reviewed by P I Blakemore 11th February 2018

Beggars Roost at Craster was an ideal cottage for myself and husband to have 3 nights 'away from it all'.I am a very fussy customer and the cottage was spotless. Lovely to be so close to the sea. Kippers in a bun from 'Pipers Pitch' are a must. Looking forward to returning for some more R and R.

Reviewed by Steve B 11th November 2017

Lovely stay at Beggars Roost Cottage, Great location on the edge of Craster Harbour. Cottage was clean and well furnished and had everything we required during our stay. Lovely view over the harbour watching Oystercatchers, Redshank and Eider amongst other wildlife.Had kippers from Craster and the Jolly Fisherman pub was very nice sitting by the fiRead morere having a great meal, the Fish Board was very nice. We had some great walks with the dog along Beadnall Bay, Bamburgh and Alnmouth and the cottage was ideally located for walks up to Dunstanburgh and down the coast to Howick and beyond. Great views, scenery and wildlife. Craster is a great base to travel to different towns and we went to Bamburgh, Seahouses and Alnwick (all within approx 10 miles). Would recommend the cottage and its location to anyone searching for somewhere to enjoy the Northumbrian Coastline. Hide

Reviewed by Lucy B 4th November 2017

The highlight of our stay at Beggar's Roost was waking up to amazing sea views every morning - it was wonderful to be so close to the sea. We really enjoyed our stay. Thankyou.

Reviewed by Jacqueline P 21st October 2017

Berwick on Tweed was an excellent day out the ramparts and museum very well worth the drive. Exploring all the walks around Craster. Dolphins, seal, spotted. Good mix of coast and country can be obtained staying at Beggars Roost Cottage.

Reviewed by Michael A 14th October 2017

Excellent location for coastal walks, particularly to Dunstanburgh Castle.Easy access to Robsons Fish restaurant and other eateries.

Reviewed by Thomas C 17th June 2017

Lovely cottage, idyllic location. Jolly Fisherman pub is friendly local with lovely food.

Reviewed by Kim L 10th June 2017

A perfect location for lots of attractions and the peacefulness of the village, and your own private garden and view!

Reviewed by Denise 13th May 2017

Just to say how much we enjoyed our stay at Beggars Roost in Craster last week. The cottage was lovely and warm, cosy and spotlessly clean when we arrived, we will certainly recommend it to friends and family. We all had a great week visiting the sights of Northumberland.

Reviewed by Karen W 6th May 2017

The cottage is clean and warm and the beds are very comfortable. Great little cottage, lots of local places to visit but would recommend the garden center for cake and coffee and lots of nice plants.

Reviewed by Deborah L 15th April 2017

The cottage was lovely. We enjoyed some fantastic walks from Craster along the beautiful coastline - highly recommended! Howick Hall Gardens make a lovely afternoon out and a boat trip out to the Farne Islands is a must. We'll definitely come back!

Reviewed by Pam M 27th March 2017

Clean and well stocked with crockery appliances etc. Good views of the harbour especially sunrise from the bedroom. Plenty of equipment and appliances - including a dishwasher. Books and games and information leaflets. Efficient service and information provided when asked. A very pleasant cottage with good views over the harbour and fantastic sunriRead moreses. Well equipped and clean. Hide

Reviewed by Carole M 6th March 2017

Warm, clean and comfortable with an excellent location.

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Seaviews from the property
Living room area with fire and stairs leading to 1st floor
Kitchen and dining room area
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath and overhead shower
Sharde garden area
Coast of Northumberland
Coast of Northumberland
Show 1 moreLocal Shops to visit


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.

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