Sundial Cottage, Amble

Sundial Cottage, Amble

Sleeps 4

Price Range Per Week:

£ - £

Short Breaks From:

New Addition 

Sundial Cottage is an excellent example of a true ‘home from home’ in self-catering accommodation. This mid terrace property is located just behind the attractive town square in what is known as "the friendliest port" of Amble, on the beautiful Northumberland coast and only a few meters from the working harbour, marina, Little Shore beach, the pier and the brand new, quirky retail pods which have a range of lovely products for you to browse and buy. Not to mention you are in easy walking distance of a range of excellent restaurants, a fish and chip shop which people come from miles around to queue for and a locally renowned Ice Cream parlour that is too good to miss!

Amble is a great base from which to explore the whole region and see all the famous Northumberland, local attractions. The neighbouring village of Warkworth, with its medieval castle, attractive shops and restaurants lies on the beautiful River Coquet and is a lovely walk from Amble.

With an open plan lounge and dining area, a good size kitchen, Wi-Fi, Sky TV with basic package and outdoor seating on the rear patio overlooking the square and Sundial sculpture, this cottage is tastefully furnished throughout and sleeps up to 4 guests in 2 double bedrooms.

This cottage accepts one well behaved dog. Please note there is an additional charge, please see our terms and conditions (point19) for more details and point17 for house rules regarding dogs.  

Find out more about Alnmouth, Amble, Warkworth Area

Accommodation Summary:

Hallway: with small book case and hooks on the wall for coats.

Open plan lounge and Dining Area: With a large leather sofa and matching armchair, attractive wood flooring, gas fired living flame stove, flat screen TV with SKY TV (with basic package), DVD player and occasional tables. There is a dining table and seating for four, a large bookcase with plenty of books to read and shelving with a range of DVDs for all the family. Cd/Radio.

Kitchen: with views across the square to the marina and Warkworth Castle beyond. Fully equipped with breakfast table and seating for 4 (including 2 small stools). Fridge freezer, electric double oven and gas hob, microwave, toaster, kettle and washing machine.

Upstairs:
Bedroom 1: Double bed with bedside drawers and lamps, a chest of drawers, chair and two ‘zip up’ IKEA wardrobes.

Bedroom 2: Double bed, bedside table and lamp, dressing table with drawers and mirror over.

Note for parents: There is a travel cot and high chair available. You will need to bring your own bedding for the travel cot.

Family Bathroom: Attractively finished with modern tiling, shower over the bath, hand wash basin, heated towel rail, shelving/storage and WC.

Outside: A rear stable style door leads from the kitchen out to the rear patio/yard and a park bench style seat, as well as a small table and chairs for relaxing and enjoying the views across the square.
Parking is either on the street in front of the cottage or, in the free stay car park on Turner Street (30 seconds from the rear of the property).

Price includes bed linen, towels, gas central heating and hot water.

One well behaved dog is allowed DOWNSTAIRS ONLY at Sundial Cottage. there is a dog crate available although you will need your own doggy bedding.

There is so much to do in the area and in Amble we recommend:

  • The Harbour Fish Bar on Broomhill Street for lovely fish and chips!
  • Spurreli's Boutique Icecream Parlour and Italian coffee shop on Coquet Street.
  • The Old Boathouse restaurant near the harbour- book ahead to avoid disappointment
  • Sea Salt Restaurant on nearby Queen Street
  • A boat trip to Coquet Island
  • A walk on the pier to watch all the comings and goings in the harbour
  • Nearby Warkworth village and Castle
  • A mooch round the new retail 'pods' at the brand new harbour area
  • Have fun!

This cottage accepts one well behaved dog. Please note there is an additional charge, please see our terms and conditions (point19) for more details and point17 for house rules regarding dogs.

  • Access to Dark Skies
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and toilet
  • CD/radio
  • Central heating
  • Close to beach
  • Cycle Friendly
  • Dogs welcome
  • DVD Player
  • Enclosed yard
  • Family Friendly
  • Flat screen TV
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Games, books and DVDs
  • Garden table and chairs
  • Golf Course nearby
  • High chair
  • Hob/oven
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Near shops
  • Patio Area
  • Pub in Village
  • Satellite TV
  • Shop nearby
  • Walker Friendly
  • Washing machine
  • Wi-Fi

 Sundial Cottage is located just off the attractive town square in Amble - "the friendliest port" in Northumberland with easy access to all the local amenities and local attractions.

Find out more about Alnmouth, Amble, Warkworth Area

- 29 October 2016

Perfectly appointed. Wonderful location. Spotlessly clean. Sundial Cottage could not have been any more perfect for our stay in Amble. It was the first time my husband had returned to the area in 60 years - after being born there 68 years ago and he says had he know how lovely the town still was he would have returned long ago.

4/ 5stars

- 17 September 2016

Well presented, thoughtfully furnished and well equipped, spotless throughout. Everything we needed was to hand, although there were only the two of us. Excellent selection of CDs, DVDs, books and games if the weather had turned really foul, which it didn't. A huge amount of information available on things to do. Moreover, the town visitor centre is not much more than ten paces from the back gate. Sundial Cottage: a well-equipped, comfortable terrace cottage, close to the marina and the centre of town. The Coquet estuary and Warkworth castle are both visible from the back of the cottage. Amble: a quiet but far from sleepy small coastal town about halfway between Newcastle and Berwick. Both Amble and Warkworth have a good selection of pubs and restaurants. Amble is a good base from where to go anywhere on the Northumberland coast either by driving or by the coastal bus route. It's close to Warkworth, Alnmouth and Alnwick. From Alnwick, it's a relatively short drive into the heart of the Cheviot hills and the Scottish border country.

4/ 5stars

- 16 July 2016

Super location, homely feel, every need catered for. Sundial Cottage looks out on the harbour square, marina and over to Warkworth Castle. It is within two minutes walk of a supermarket, a superb fish restaurant, a memorable ice-cream parlour, a 'chippy', a good Chinese takeaway, and a new shopping experience - 'craft and accessories' retail pods. We found the Sunday Market a good introduction to Amble, and a leaflet at the cottage, which shows two local walks, led to the harbour walk being a daily constitutional. Outside Amble we visited Alnwick Castle and Gardens and Barter Books in Alnwick, a place of pilgrimage for any reader. Bamburgh Castle, Warkworth Castle and Lindisfarne Castle are all different and worth a visit. The Grace Darling Museum and the Copper Kettle in Bamburgh, the Old Smokehouse restaurant in Craster and Lindisfarne Abbey are also on our "to-do-again" list. We are looking forward to staying in Sundial Cottage again soon.

4/ 5stars
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Key Features

  • Cycle Friendly
  • Dogs welcome
  • Family Friendly
  • Shop nearby
  • Walker Friendly
  • Washing machine
  • Wi-Fi