St Oswalds CottageBerwick-upon-tweed, Northumberland
At a glance details
- Sleeps 5
- Bedrooms 3
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 2
- Acorn rating 4 What's this?
- Reference 017010
About St Oswald's CottageA Grade II listed cottage on Holy Island, designed by Lutyens, reached by crossing a tidal causeway.
Journey along the causeway to Holy Island and stay in this unique Grade II listed cottage. It will be quite an adventure to get here; you’ll drive along the causeway before it becomes submerged by the North Sea.
The 20th-century, three-bedroom cottage was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for Edward Hudson, who at the time owned the island’s castle. It echoes a number of recognised Lutyens features such as the red pan tiled roof and original style doors and windows. Inside, elegant interiors run throughout, from the dark wood furniture and a period fireplace to a roll-top bath.
You’ll be overlooking the harbour and Lindisfarne castle, which is just a 10 minute walk through green fields. Afterwards go for a stroll along the coast which is protected by the Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve. Here you’ll be able to spot an abundance of wildlife such as grey seals, rare seabirds and dolphins.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* not available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Some wheelchair access
Dining/kitchen, sitting room with wood-burning stove, bathroom with shower over a roll top bath, three bedrooms (one double with 5' bed, one spacious single and one large double with 6' bed which can also be a twin on request).
Notes for visitors
Access: If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the team on 0344 800 2070.
Heating: Night storage heating included.
Garden: Small enclosed front garden and large enclosed lawn garden with borders to the rear.
Parking: Gravel driveway with parking for two cars.
Please note: The island is accessible by a tidal causeway. This will affect when you can gain access to the cottage, please check on booking.
During the winter months the pub and two hotels are only open on a limited basis. Please also note that during the winter months it is a very quiet and tranquil place.
Due to the design of the wood-burning stove and hearth, the nursery fire guard in this cottage must be requested at the time of booking. This fire guard will be fitted ready for your arrival and must be left in position for the duration of your stay as it cannot be folded or moved due to its special design.