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Kittiwake Cottage

Seahouses, Northumberland
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A place filled with character one of a few remaining original stone-built cottages in Seahouses
  • Walking distance to sandy beaches
  • Short distance from Bamburgh Castle, with local pubs, shops, and restaurants nearby
  • Embrace the stunning views while on one of the many amazing walks in the area
  • Relax in the shared yard after a busy day exploring
  • The multi-fuel stove promises a comfortable and relaxing stay
Property code: CN118

This lovely original stone built cottage is situated near the harbour and only one mile away from Bamburgh Castle. It sleeps two people and provides the perfect base for exploring Northumberland.

This cosy cottage for two with oak flooring and a multi fuel stove is one of only a few remaining original stone built cottages in Seahouses. Built originally as a fisherman's cottage in around the 1820s, it is full of character and charm and provides an excellent base for a couple looking to explore the beautiful Northumberland coast.

At Seahouses you are literally surrounded by stunning scenery and spoilt for choice for things to do and places to visit. Within a short walk of the cottage are many attractions of Seahouses itself. The harbour is just around the corner and there are many pubs, shops and restaurants to choose from along Main Street.

The Farne Islands can be reached by regular boat trips from Seahouses harbour. Great for bird lovers and geologists.

The historic town of Alnwick is only 10 miles away where you will find a thriving, historic market town with something a bit special! Even if you are not green fingered, a visit to Alnwick Gardens is a must, where you can stroll around the stunning gardens and waterfalls. Harry Potter fans of all ages should visit Alnwick Castle (or Hogwart's School) and relive some of the favourite scenes from the popular films.

The Heritage coastline is dotted with castles and villages and stunning beaches - ideal for walking all year round. The Cheviot Hills are only a short drive away offering superb views across to Holy Island and Lindisfarne. Alternatively, a stroll along the coats to Bamburgh Castle (only 1 mile away) or a visit to Holy Island are both ideal for a family day out.

The cottage is in a great location, located on a cul-de-sac, only a stone's throw from the harbour, and a short walk to the main streets with a great range of shops, bars and restaurants. Boat trips to The Farne Islands can be booked from the harbour front.

  • 1 bedroom – 1 double
  • 1 bathroom 1 en-suite shower room
  • Woodburner- Your 1st basket of logs will be provided. Further can be purchased locally
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freeze, and washing machine
  • Central and electric heating included
  • Bed linen included
  • Allocated parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Beach, pub, shops and restaurants within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge

This property is personally managed by Vanessa.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
5
Overall equipment
4.7
Overall comfort
5
Overall location
4.7

Reviewed by PETER 18th August 2018

Very well equipped cottage - ideal for a base to explore the area.

Reviewed by Elaine 28th July 2018

Kittiwake Cottage is very close to the lovely harbour and local amenities. The cottage was very clean and had a good range of equipment. Be sure to visit the local smokery in the next street. Parking is adequate for a small car. There is no outdoor space which was a downside because it was very warm in July.

Reviewed by Peter J 3rd March 2018

Comfortable, warm and cosy, well equipped and loved the quirky decor. Could not find fault, beautifully clean.

Reviewed by Angela B 14th October 2017

Nicely decorated and cosily furnished. Efficient heating. Very comfortable bed. Good location for walking to the coast and harbour and in a quiet street.

Reviewed by Katherine S 26th August 2017

A great stay in a lovely cosy cottage. We enjoyed a walk to Bamburgh and a look round the castle, a boat trip to the Farne Islands, driving to Lindisfarne to look at the priory, and visiting Barter Books and Alnwick Garden. It was also lovely just wandering around Seahouses, along the pier and over the rocks. The weather was pretty good which meantRead more we could be outside a lot of the time, but the cottage was a nice place to come back to in the evenings. Hide

Reviewed by Wendy C 8th July 2017

Cottage was comfortable excellent location for harbour shops restaurants. Enjoyed a boat trip to Farne Islands, a visit to The Alnwick Castle & The Alnwick Gardens. We visited a number coastal villages & enjoyed Amble Marina.

Reviewed by Deborah M 1st July 2017

Kittiwake cottage was very roomy and excellently decorated. Apart from one evening for about an hour it was always possible to park directly outside the cottage. There are many beautiful coastline walks, we particularly enjoyed the walk to Bamburgh Castle along the beach. A visit to Alnwick Castle and Cragside House are also to be recommended

Reviewed by Rosaline S 27th May 2017

Beautifully furnished, really lovely feel to it. Fantastic stay at Kittiwake Cottage. Highly recommend the Farne Islands and if the weathers good walking to Low Newton and visiting the Ship Inn for food.

Reviewed by Peter W 13th March 2017

Very well presented, warm and welcoming. Sympathetic modernisation. Everything had been thought of. Dressing gowns a nice touch. A perfectly placed cottage for two, close to north Northumberland's key attractions and with the advantage of shops, pubs, coastal walks and good food within walking distance. Perfect for a short break or longer stay.

Reviewed by Susan M 24th February 2017

The cottage was beautifully decorated and very clean. The beds and sofas were very comfortable. It was very spacious for 2 people. Everything we needed was available in the cottage. Great base for exploring the Northumberland coast and there were lots of eating places within a very short walk.

Reviewed by Pat C 20th February 2017

Modern tasteful decor, larger than we were expecting. Nice and warm. Nice large shower. Didn't lack for anything in the kitchen. If this is the standard expected then definitely yes we would recommend. There is every chance we will return to Kittiwake Cottage.

Reviewed by Bethany T 11th February 2017

We stayed in the Kittiwake Cottage in Seahouses for our anniversary. We have visited so many cottages/apartments and hotels and this one has honestly been the best holiday we've had. We enjoyed shopping and walking along Bamburgh Beach and also enjoyed the local fish shops (Lewis's and Neptune's). This cottage didn't have Internet and no signal butRead more it definitely made me kick my habit of checking my phone every 5 minutes and let us both enjoy the sea views. Cottages In Northumberland is a great company! We will be staying with them again soon. We will be recommending to everyone. Hide

Reviewed by Nicola B

Was just as advertised, was surprised by how well equipped the kitchen was. It was a nice stay.

Reviewed by Clare C

Kittiwake Cottage is a very well equipped comfortable and cosy cottage for two. The location of the cottage in Seahouses is great, as all the following are within walking distance - beach, pub, chip shop, local shops and supermarket. A trip to Bamburgh Castle, Holy Island, Alnmouth and Warkworth were well worth a visit.

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Location

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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