Stretching from the banks of the Tweed at Berwick upon Tweed in the north, to the village of Tynemouth with its golden sands and rolling surf, in the south, the Noth East coast and the county of Northumberland offer the perfect setting for a coastal cottage holiday. Northumberland's Heritage Coast is a popular holiday area, both for day visits and as a main holiday, being easily reached by both private and public transport. With the Northumberland Coastal Route providing access to the many towns and villages located along this magnificent stretch of coastline.
Select a self-catering holiday home that would provide you and your family with the accommodation and facilities that would please everyone. If you have children, choose a cottage that has an enclosed garden, perhaps with swings and toys for the kids. As a family, you may enjoy a BBQ on a warm sunny day, or would a sea view be worth more?
All of the holiday cottages are of a good and satisfying standard, just make sure that you pick one that has the appropriate number of bedrooms and bathrooms to keep everyone happy. Because each property is unique, the facilities at each vary immensely, so may have a utility room with washing and drying machines, others may focus on entertainment and provide a huge widescreen television or TVs in all bedrooms.
It is worth spending some time reading up on each holiday home to make sure that you book the best one for your family’s needs and interests.
Much of Northumbria is unpopulated and tranquil, with mile-after-mile of clean and safe award-winning golden sandy beaches, quiet country lanes and an unequalled sense of freedom. There are many interesting places to visit along this stretch of coast. Bamburgh castle, a spectacular fortress with fine displays of armour and paintings and outstanding views of the Northumberland coast. Alnwick castle and spectacular gardens are also well worth a visit and were used as a location for filming the Harry Potter movies. Follow in the footsteps of Roman Legionaries from 2000 years ago as you walk or cycle the 73 miles of the World Heritage Hadrians Wall. Cross the causeway to the magical Holy Island, home to the Lindisarne Gospels, written on the island in 698AD.
The following coastal cottages in Northumberland are ideal for exploring the North East Coast. Please click on any cottage photographs displayed to explore each property. The cottage owner will be pleased to let you know what's on in the area, so do call for a friendly chat.