Places to stay

Enjoy magnificent views of Dunstanburgh Castle as you approach from Craster © Joe Cornish

Enjoy magnificent views of Dunstanburgh Castle as you approach from Craster

National Trust Holiday Cottages

All our holiday cottages are within reach of our fantastic places and a perfect base to explore this spectacular area. Below are some snapshots of the cottages to whet your appetite, please visit the National Trust holiday cottages website for more detailed information/availablility along with our booking procedures.

St Oswald's - Holy Island

St Oswalds was designed by Lutyens in about 1911

St Oswalds was designed by Lutyens in about 1911

A substantial cottage on Holy Island with spectacular views of the harbour and Lindisfarne Castle, St Oswald's was designed by the architect Sir Edwin Lutyens in the early 20th century and has a number of features typical of the man, such as the pan-tiled roof, the windows and doors, and the wonderfully simple folding window brackets. This spacious cottage has gardens to the front and rear.

St Oswald's on the National Trust Holiday Cottages website

Lookout Cottage - Low Newton

Situated on a hill over looking the sea and Low Newton village, Lookout is a former coastguard cottage only five minutes walk from the splendour of Embelton Bay. You can even sleep in the original coastguard's bunks.

Glen House - Holy Island

Glen House is a comfortable mid-terrace cottage on the main street of Holy Island village. It's location means all the Island pub, shops, and amenities are close at hand, and you are only a short walk from the harbour.

Risemoor - Embleton Bay

Risemoor is only yards from Embleton Bay

Risemoor is only yards from Embleton Bay

Nestled in the dunes between Low Newton and Dustanburgh Castle it is one of the most dramatic stretches of coastline in the country. The house itself is adjacent to the Newton Pool Nature Reserve so this is a perfect place for keen bird watchers and nature lovers; otters can occasionally be spotted here.

The house is a former pub and the furnishings are seaside-inspired; light and airy inside with cream walls, reclaimed and painted furniture, red, white and blue striped fabrics, pebble lamps, beach hut prints, birds, bunting. You can even ring the old ship bell at dinner time.

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