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This cottage stands in a stunning position near to Newton Point, with splendid views of the open sea. With the golden sands of Embleton just five minutes walk away, you could not wish for a more magical setting. If you want simple accommodation, where you can sleep in the original bunks used by the coastguards, then this is the place for you. As an alternative to the bunks there is a double sofa bed in the sitting room.
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- sitting/dining room with multi-fuel stove, kitchen area, bedroom with double bed and two original built-in bunks, smaller than average at 2'3" x 5'7", and en-suite shower and washbasin. The lavatory is in a building outside of the cottage, this has heating and lighting.
Heating:Electric heating included.
Cottage Approach: Access to the cottage is across a field, so careful driving is advised.
Parking: Cars can be parked next to the cottage when good weather permits. There is a designated parking space at the bottom of the hill where guests can leave their car at all other times. Additional car parking available in public pay and display car park across the lane from the cottage.
Television/ Signal: There is no television as reception is poor in the area.
Please Note: The lavatory is in a building outside of the cottage in the garden, this has heating and lighting.
As an alternative to the bunks there is a double sofa bed in the sitting room.
The north room of the cottage houses HM Coastguard radio equipment. Sounds may be heard and engineers may visit the property at any time but access is separate to the holiday cottage.
- Let starts
- Min stay
- Dogs allowed
- Yes, 2
- Cottage ref
- Acorn rating What's this?
- Dogs welcome
- Open fire / stove
- Beach nearby
- Pub nearby
- Coast nearby
- Single storey
- Remote location
- Double bed
- If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0344 335 1287
Things to see and do nearby
- Yorkshire & North East England
In England's spectacular North East, Yorkshire and Northumberland are both counties that offer something for everyone. Yorkshire is world renowned for the beauty of its countryside and its scenery, reaching from the Dales in the west to the Moors in the east. There are also historic towns and cities, a spectacular coastline, much of which is in the care of the Trust, and some of the most magnificent historic houses in the country. The cathedral city of York, where the Trust has two holiday apartments, has a huge variety on offer to visitors - from magnificent York Minster to the medieval Shambles, an area steeped in history and now rich in gift and antique shops alongside fashionable boutiques. Northumberland too abounds in magnificent scenery with wide open stretches of moorland and a long and dramatic coastline. Steeped in history, protecting the border with Scotland since the days when Hadrian's army built the famous Wall, the county also has a wonderful collection of historic houses and castles including Cragside, Wallington and Lindisfarne, all of which are in the care of the Trust. The Trust now has cottages close to Hadrian's Wall itself and in many other spectacular locations including Alnwick and Fountains Abbey, a World Heritage Site.
Long ago, Northumbria was a land at the very edge of a great empire. And even today, the wind sweeping across the hills still seems to carry the distant sounds of Roman legions marching along Hadrian\'s Wall. The scenery is as unspoilt as it was in those far-off times: it will certainly appeal to those wanting to discover high and lonely places and untouched beaches. The National Trust owns a range of historic buildings in the area including Lindisfarne Castle, Wallington, Cragside and the shore- based Souter lighthouse.
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place to visit
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- east coastline
- Alnwick Castle
- Alnwick Garden
- Chillingham Castle
- Northumberland National Park.
- horse riding
National Trust places to visit
- Dunstanburgh Castle
- Massive ruined castle in an impressive coastal setting
- Farne Islands
- Rocky islands, habitat for seals and many species of seabird
- Lindisfarne Castle
- Romantic 16th-century castle with spectacular views, transformed by Lutyens into an Edwardian holiday home
- Extraordinary Victorian house, gardens and estate -- the wonder of its age
- Magnificent mansion with fine interiors and collections, set in an extensive garden and parkland
Comments from past visitors
- December 2013
- June 2013
- June 2013
Lucy & Keith
What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.