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Creel Cottage

Seahouses, Northumberland
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
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

  • Appealing stone-built fisherman’s cottage located in the heart of Seahouses
  • Boat trips to the Farne Islands within a minute's walk
  • Spacious and cosy property located within walking distance of shops, bars, and tearooms
  • Just half an hour drive from Alnwick Castle and other top visitor locations
  • Visit one of the world's most extraordinary contemporary gardens, Alnwick Gardens
  • Lovely woodburner to relax around at the end of a pleasant day of touring
  • Free logs for the woodburner for Christmas and New Year bookings
Property code: CN067

Stylish two-bedroom property situated at the heart of Seahouses offers practical surroundings in close proximity to the harbour. This is a great spot to reach fantastic nearby tourist spots.

Creel Cottage is a lovely two bedroom, stone built fisherman’s cottage with character located in the heart of Seahouses, only a few minutes away from the harbour where boat trips to The Farne Islands can be taken - very popular with all visitors to Seahouses. The busy little village has an array of village shops, tea rooms, bars and restaurants. Invigorating coastal walks can be taken right from the door - leave the car behind and enjoy walking to Bamburgh with its magnificent castle. Stop off for afternoon tea in the little tea rooms before heading back to Seahouses.

Just half an hours drive from Seahouses, is the famous Alnwick Castle, where Harry Potter was once filmed. The castle is one of Britain’s most iconic castles and they have an array of events on throughout the year. You can visit their state rooms and discover the second largest inhabited castle in the UK. Dating back to the 1309 its story has been intertwined by the Percy Family, who still live on site today. Next to Alnwick Castle is the amazing Alnwick Gardens. With their large treehouse restaurant, this garden is one of the worlds most extraordinary contemporary gardens. You can purchase a combined ticket and visit both the gardens and the castle in one day.

The lounge in the cottage has solid oak flooring and a wood burning stove with an initial log and kindling supply, full central heating, combi boiler and double glazing making it an ideal choice for a warm and cosy getaway all year round.

There is private, off road parking for one vehicle at the front of the property.

Sorry but no dogs are allowed at this cottage.

  • 2 bedrooms 1 king-size, 1 bunk bedroom
  • 1 downstairs bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, kettle and toaster, a large fridge/freezer, a washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Wood burner with an initial log
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Double glazing
  • Bed linen included
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Harbour, village shops and restaurants within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge

This property is personally managed by Vanessa.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Gerard 15th September 2018

This was a well presented cottage and equipped with everything required for an enjoyable stay. An ideal location with parking a valuable bonus. Perhaps not best suited for those with mobility considerations due to the location of the bathroom and layout of the stairs.

Reviewed by Kimberley aged 8

Thank you for letting us stay here. Bunk bed was AMAZINGLY comfy & I loved that we got fishing nets. I also loved that we had internet & I could use my ipad.

Reviewed by Howden Family

Lovely cosy cottage in perfect location. Lovely touches, milk, wine. Thank you

Reviewed by Mr M Hawbrook

Wonderful cottage, had a lovely stay. Didn't have to wish for anything as well-stocked & furnished, with obvious thought put in. Thank you for a lovely stay for my birthday.

Reviewed by Webley Family

Surprisingly spacious, tastefully decorated & well-equipped cottage, Creel Cottage has been the perfect base for exploring this beautiful part of the country. We have been particularly taken with the art displayed in the living room. It was a lovely surprise to be greeted with wine and milk, Thank you.

Reviewed by The Scales Family 6th April 2018

Perfect cottage for mostly wet and windy days! ... lovely & cosy, great for family games afternoons by the fire. So close to the sea that when the sun did shine we could quickly pop out for a brisk coast walk. Feel so refreshed! Thank you.

Reviewed by Val & Dennis 2nd April 2018

What a lovely, homely, clean & well-equipped cottage!Logs and coal much appreciated. Thank you for welcoming gifts of wine and milk. Position of cottage ideally situated and Seahouses is a lovely place. The locals have been very friendly. Thank you.

Reviewed by David & Pat 11th February 2018

We have enjoyed our stay at Creel Cottage which is well-equipped and comfortable. Blue skies and sunshine favoured our walks...wonderful! Thank you.

Reviewed by Helen & John. 31st December 2017

Fabulous fire on arrival- thank you! Comfy and warm cottage, very well appointed and equipped.

Reviewed by David W 18th November 2017

Lovely cottage with everything you need and the parking space is very much appreciated. Seahouses is very convenient for visiting the surrounding coast and the boats leave from the harbour to go to the Farne Islands. The Old Ship was our local for the week and the regulars are very friendly and welcoming. The St Aidans Bistro is well worth a visit,Read more we went twice as the food is excellent. Hide

Reviewed by Jane W 16th September 2017

Creel is a lovely cottage in a great location just a short walk from all village amenities. Warm and cosy with a gorgeous master bedroom. Handy for most of the local attractions and places of interest. We hope to return one day ??

Reviewed by John W 5th August 2017

Creel Cottage was clean well equipped, Everything we needed was there. It is in a great location, a quiet street, but 2min walk into Seahouses centre and harbour. There are great beaches nearby and other attractions if the weather is bad (and it was!) the best we found was Alnwick Castle that had plenty to do and a whole day with our 10 & 12 year oRead morelds was not enough, but you can get a yearly ticket for the same price as a day ticket. As a whole we really enjoyed our visit (1 week) even though the weather tried to spoil it. Hide

Reviewed by Miranda L 29th July 2017

Creel cottage is a welcoming and well equipped property. During our stay we visited The Life Centre at Newcastle, shopping at the Metro Centre and the Ocean Cinema, Alnwick Castle, sailed to the Farne Islands, Bamburgh Castle and beach, Holy Island, Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberlandia. The best chip shop in Seahouses was Neptune. The Links was alRead moreso a nice place to eat. Hide

Reviewed by Lynn B 8th July 2017

Creel is a pleasant, spacious cottage in central location, though downstairs bathroom and steep stairs. Ideal for boat trips from Seahouses and close to many attractions. Overall great base for activities

Reviewed by Susan W 10th June 2017

Excellent location close to town but also on a quiet street with own parking which is a must on Seahouses. Lovely clean and homely cottage. Great location in town. Very Happy with the cleanliness and facilities. Had everything we required. We visited the Farne Islands which was our main reason for visiting the area. For anyone interested in birdRead mores, this is not to be missed - the best experience ever! Hide

Reviewed by Gail M 7th January 2017

The cottage was really comfortable, spacious and extremely clean and tidy. There were great touches like torches and maps. We had been left a lovely welcome pack which included a wrapped present for our daughter (it was close to Christmas).

Reviewed by Katharine M

Creel Cottage is a delightful place to stay. Situated in the old part of Seahouses but closely located to all the local amenities, it makes an ideal base for a holiday in Northumberland. We will certainly be back!

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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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