Lounge area
Lounge area
Lounge area leading to balcony patio
Kitchen area
Open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Master bedroom
Double bedroom
Large balcony patio area
Large balcony patio area
View towards the property
View from balcony patio
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10 / 11  View towards the property
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Whinneycook Cottage

Morpeth (6mls NE), Northumberland
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Sky TV
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Ideal location for exploring the Northumberland coast
  • Close to the beautiful stretch of coastline and park of Druridge Bay 
  • Visit one of the pretty little fishing villages
  • Close enough for trips to Newcastle, Alnwick and even Edinburgh by train for a shopping trip
  • Enjoy sitting out on the spacious balcony patio and have a BBQ
  • Bring your 4 legged friends to enjoy the trip as well
Property code: 36925

Charming reverse level property with spacious balcony in Widdrington in the heart of Northumberland close to Morpeth, Amble, Warkworth and areas of natural beauty.

The local area is teeming with wonderful places to explore, from the pretty villages of Crastor, Bamburgh and Dunstanburgh to the unique and historic Holy Island of Lindisfarne. Further afield, Morpeth, Newcastle or even Edinburgh are all within driving distance for shopping, attractions and cultural experience.

An attractive, property has an inverse layout with a large garden balcony, this idyllic holiday property sits within the small village of Widdrington, perfect for exploring the Northumberland Coast. Two dogs are welcome, so why not treat your four-legged friends to a holiday too! The lounge/kitchen/diner on the first floor is open plan, with a gas fire surrounded by comfortable leather sofas and armchair, great for cosy evenings in watching the large, wall-mounted flat screen TV. The kitchen is well-equipped for cooking up a storm with all the local ingredients you’re sure to come across on your Northumberland adventures. It offers an electric oven, hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Sleeping four guests across one king-size and one double bedroom, this cottage is semi-detached, adjoining the owners’ home. Its outstanding feature is the spacious balcony patio with BBQ, cushioned outdoor seating and views out over the vast neighbouring fields.

Patio doors open out onto the astro-turfed balcony, so you can enjoy the countryside views from the comfort of the lounge.

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

  • 2 bedrooms- 1 king-size and 1 double
  • 1 en-suite bathroom and 1 en-suite shower room
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/ freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Gas fire
  • Electric, central heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome (please take care with dogs on the balcony patio area)
  • Beach 3 miles, pub and shop within walking distance
  • Ample off road parking

This property is personally managed by Nicola.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Angelika 28th June 2019

A lovely cottage, bedrooms and bathrooms downstairs and a lovely kitchen/ lounge upstairs which leads out onto an outside space with furniture on astro turf. Very private with views of the countryside around. In a good location with easy access to the main routes. A small Coop store a short walk away was very handy

Reviewed by Anthony 10th June 2019

Cottage very well equipped, dish washer, washing machine tumble dryer, eye level oven, microwave, every conceivable kitchen utensil, loads of wardrobe space, very comfortable beds, large screen Sky TV in Lounge and another Large TV in main bedroom. Home from home and immaculately clean. Brilliant.

Reviewed by Mike 31st May 2019

Well equipped and spacious living area, kept in good order. Bedrooms a little narrow, with double beds in both pushed against the wall

Reviewed by Kenneth 17th May 2019

Ideal position , close to the coast about 3 miles away and the Northumberland coastal road. In the immediate area close by a Fish & chip shop and a small bar currently not serving food. The upstairs room was big with plenty of facilities.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 3rd May 2019

A fabulous cottage in a very friendly area. We spent wonderful days on beautiful beaches and harbours with out 2 dogs, roamed around Warkworth village church and strolled along river bank seeing swans and a heron along with plenty of wildlife. The beautiful field of rape seed at rear of cottage was a delight to walk around with out dogs. On arrivalRead more the cottage was very welcoming with little nibbles and a small bottle of white and red wine. We had a lovely week, thank you Mr Vout and family. Hide

Reviewed by Yvonne 19th April 2019

Wonderful location and transport is good plenty of places for the hole family to enjoy our grandson loved the roof garden and it was really safe for him to play while you were busy would definitely recommend

Reviewed by Alan 12th April 2019

Not strictly a holiday for us because we were between houses and needed somewhere to stay in the meantime. The cottage was ideal with all mod cons and there was also a couple of small bottles of wine plus snacks in the fridge which was a lovely touch. Had we been on holiday and new to the area this would have been an ideal place for discovering theRead more wonderful county of Northumberland which has so much to offer. Also ideal for anyone who loves trains. Hide

Reviewed by Ann 22nd March 2019

A fabulous cottage, very comfortable and private, with great views. Well placed for getting out and about, 5 minutes drive to the sand dunes, 6 miles to Morpeth, 16 miles to Alnwick. Out of the back gate of the property, and straight onto a dog walk. We went for a week, and enjoyed every minute of it.

Reviewed by Jill 23rd February 2019

Proper dog friendly place, not just dog tolerant. Sensible furniture and colours for dogs, not pristine white bed linen etc. Roof terrace perfect to let dogs onto. Good quality fixtures and fittings, nice crockery, cutlery etc - that might sound irrelevant but it really makes the hol that bit nicer Nice to see bottles of water, fruit juice, milk, Read morewine etc in fridge. Thoughtfully presented, will reccommend to anyone! Hide

Reviewed by Jenette 21st December 2018

A cosy cottage in a good location and brilliant as we could take our 2 dogs .

Reviewed by Keith 31st October 2018

Nice short break (4 nights) in a comfortable spacious cottage. Location is excellent for visiting all Northumbria has to offer. Upside down design and the outdoor seating area give wonderful views across the fields. We visited the coast at Craster/Dunstanburgh, Cragside, Bolam Lake Country Park and Hadrian's Wall. Had Saturday tea at the WiddringtoRead moren Arms, really good food and a warm friendly welcome, very busy so glad we booked in advance. Hide

Reviewed by Terry 28th September 2018

Excellent place to stay with a lot of lovely beaches and historical places in the area, with the Northumberland National Park a sort drive away.

Reviewed by Linda 7th September 2018

Very comfortable, pet friendly cottage with good doggie walking literally on the door step. Wally loved it! Welcome pack was a lovely touch. Beds comfy and main open plan living accommodation is light and airy. Have already booked a return holiday for 2019, when we plan to coninue exploring the beautiful local countryside and coast line from this iRead moredeally placed location. Will also revisit some local gems. Hide

Reviewed by Matthew 24th August 2018

Great cottage in a great location. We thoroughly loved staying here it was perfect for our tour around north England.

Reviewed by Leah 17th August 2018

From the first impression we got as we pulled up, we we not disappointed. The 'cottage' was lovely. The layout, with the upstairs downstairs, worked really well. The open plan made everything feel spacious and the views were spectacular. Everyone was sorry to come home, including the dog! Hosts were there if you wanted them but not in your face. CoRead morettafe was within walking distance of a local shop and chippy and driving 10-15 mins for local town and beaches, which were clean and dog friendly. 5* Hide

Reviewed by Phillip 10th August 2018

Great cottage in a really great position for exploring Northumberland. Our daughter especially loved the upside down nature of the cottage.

Reviewed by Laura 3rd August 2018

Excellent location, cottage was clean and we'll provisioned. Plenty of room for 2 cars. Lovely views from upstairs and terrace.

Reviewed by Jane 27th July 2018

Lovely property in a great location making it a very convenient point for exploring lots of locations. Lovely unusual layout with the living quarters upstairs leading on to a fabulous outdoor terrace area...great for relaxing on an evening. Highly recommend Whinneycrook Cottage.

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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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