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7 Nights  

  • £555  to  £1117

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Short Breaks From

  • £139 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs


  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Open Fire

About Gardener's Cottage

Gardener's Cottage is a comfortable holiday home in a wonderful location in the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The three-bedroom property sleeps up to six people and is perfect for families who can't wait to get to the beach, as it is only a short walk over the road and dunes between the cottage and the water. Northumberland's coastline is staggeringly gorgeous, and nowhere more so than the stretch between Seahouses and Beadnell, where Gardener's Cottage is located.

For all their beauty, Northumberland's beaches are incredibly devoid of day-trippers and sunbathers, even in summer. There is loads of space for fun games of beach football or cricket, and enough sand to make a castle to rival nearby Bamburgh! Local stables can arrange a horse ride along the sand, or take a blanket and a thermos and settle back under one of Europe's biggest International Dark Sky Parks for a dazzling display of stars.

Being half a mile from both Seahouses and Beadnell means there is always something fun to do, interesting to see or delicious to eat. Seahouses has supermarkets, shops and a harbour busy with fishing and sightseeing boats. Beadnell is quieter, with a small marina that has the unusual honour of being the only west-facing harbour on the east coast. Both have shallow water that is good for swimming and surfing, while the shape of the beach means that Beadnell is also popular with wakeboarders and kiteboarders.

One of the reasons that the scenery around Gardener's Cottage is so beautiful is because much of it is protected either as part of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, as a national park, or as a nature reserve. The dunes across the road from the cottage are part of the Annstead Dunes Nature Reserve, and if you go to the Farne Islands (and you should certainly go if you love seals, puffins, and panoramic views), then you'll see how well the National Trust cares for the setting.

Day trips can include a drive, cycle or walk north to Bamburgh, well known for its castle but also a good place for lunch. The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is beautiful not only for its ruined castle and monastery but for the wealth of flora and fauna that thrive there. Spend a happy day touring Alnwick Castle and Gardens, parts of which were used as Hogwarts when filming the Harry Potter movies, play golf at one of the half-a-dozen courses within easy reach, or arrange a horse ride on the sand through local stables.

Gardener's Cottage is one of a collection of cottages on the 600-acre Annstead Farm, lovingly restored and given a new lease of life by the owners. It can be booked on its own or together with one of the farm's other cottages to accommodate extended families or friends. Please see the owner's website for more information.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Susan Mellor joined Independent Cottages in May 2020

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay

Location (Northumberland)

Accommodation Comprises:

Gardener's Cottage is a spacious property with accommodation all on one level. It is next to Dunes Cottage.

  • Spacious sitting room with three plush sofas where guests can sit and watch TV and toast their toes in front of the open fire. There is a TV and DVD player and Freeview channels and the cottage has WiFi throughout.
  • Newly refurbished kitchen/diner with high-quality appliances that include a dishwasher and microwave. The owners have stocked the kitchen with all the crockery, cutlery and utensils needed to self-cater for families.
  • Utility room with a washer and dryer and an extra fridge/freezer.
  • Master bedroom with a solid pine double bed, wardrobe, bedside tables and reading lights.
  • Two twin-bedrooms, each with two full-sized single beds and wardrobes. One room has built-in storage while the other has a freestanding chest of drawers.
  • Family bathroom with a shower over the bath, WC and a hand basin.
  • Shower room with a walk-in shower, WC and a hand basin.

Outdoors: The enclosed garden is safe for children and dogs. There is garden furniture for lazy meals alfresco, and off-street parking for up to three cars.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFI, bed linen and bath towels are provided. A stair gate, high chair and cot (no bedding) are available if needed - please ask the owner when booking. Short breaks are possible depending on availability. A maximum of 3 well behaved dogs are welcome with prior agreement. Smoking is not permitted.

Gardener's Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (1 Double, 2 Twins)
Dogs allowed on request - please enquire with property owner
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £555
To £1117
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1665 720387 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Susan Mellor
Member Since May 2020

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* Calendar last updated: 6th June 2024
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