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Coastal cottages in Northumberland

Escape the hustle and bustle by exploring the rolling countryside, clifftop views and golden bays that make up the Northumberland coastline.

Whether you want to see rare birds on the Farne Islands, enjoy having seals as neighbours or looking for a peaceful spot to watch the sunrise, we've got a coastal cottage to make your holiday unforgettable.

From coastguard lookouts to fishermans cottages, discover a coastal cottage to fall in love with on your next visit to Northumberland.

Northumberland coastal cottages

The sitting area and kitchen at Lookout Cottage, Alnwick, Northumberland

Lookout Cottage, Alnwick 

Discover somewhere unique for your sea view holiday with this former HM Coastguard lookout, which was used to combat smuggling from 1822. Take a dreamy stroll along the silver sands of this stretch of the Northumberland coast where you might be lucky enough to get a glimpse of the Northern Lights in the winter months. Sleeps 4.

The garden at St Oswald's Cottage, Holy Island, Northumberland

St Oswald's Cottage, Berwick-upn-tweed 

Immerse yourself in history, wildlife and adventure in this Grade II listed coastal cottage on Holy Island. Cross a narrow tidal causeway to find this 20th-century cottage, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens with views of the sea and Lindisfarne Castle. Look out for grey seals, rare seabirds and dolphins. Sleeps 5.

The sitting room at Rockside Cottage, Northumberland

Rockside Cottage, Alnwick 

Raise a glass to this coastal former fisherman's cottage, which sits on the sparkling shores of Embleton Bay and opposite a cosy country pub. Explore the wild Northumberland coastline and nearby Dunstanburgh Castle before joining the locals for a traditional ale from their brewery. Sleeps 4.

The exterior of Risemoor, Northumberland

Risemoor, Alnwick 

Wake up to the sound of the waves and maybe the elusive resident otter at this nautical-themed coastal cottage by the golden sands of Embleton Bay. Explore the Northumberland coastline, spot wildlife at nearby Newton Pool Nature Reserve, or pop across the sea to Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island. Sleeps 6.

The exterior of Glen House, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Glen House, Berwick-upon-Tweed 

Make your island escape at this coastal hideaway, perfect for seal watching. Your adventure starts when you cross over a narrow tidal causeway to Holy Island. Explore the 16th-century Lindisfarne Castle half a mile away and the island's main street, where the mid-terraced cottage is based. Sleeps 2.

Lindisfarne Castle seen from the Northumberland Coast, Northumberland

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