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Mrs Fordy's Cottage

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7 Nights  

  • £493  to  £1041

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Short Breaks From

  • £123 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Beach Nearby

About Mrs Fordy's Cottage

Mrs Fordy's Cottage is a picturesque stone cottage in a gorgeous setting in the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The period property is bursting with original features that give it a unique character that encourages guests to settle in and feel right at home. There is space for up to five people to sleep in two bedrooms, so it's perfect for couples and families, and with a private garden and a golden sandy beach just across the road, there is plenty of room to relax.

The Northumberland Coast is breathtaking. Protected as an AONB, it is one of the most pristine stretches of coast in the UK and boasts thousands of species of flora and fauna. An excellent way to see these in their natural habitat is on a boat trip to the Farne Islands which are managed by the National Trust and home to an enormous puffin colony, seals and other birds and wildlife. Also off the Northumberland coast is Holy Island, an ancient site of pilgrimage and the birthplace of Christianity in the UK. Both places are accessible via a boat from Seahouses, and it's also possible to drive to Holy Island at low tide.

Once you've spent time on a Northumberland beach, you'll wonder why you ever went anywhere else for a seaside holiday. Sure, the water can be a little brisk, but the payoff is miles of flat, sandy beaches with hardly another person in sight. The landscape is incredible in any season, whether you see it on foot, by bicycle or on horseback.

There is lots to do when you stay at Mrs Fordy's Cottage. Sun yourself on the beach or walk for miles along the coastal footpath. Cycling is a favourite way to get around. At the same time, the more adventurous visitors can go kiteboarding or wakeboarding at nearby Beadnell Bay, where the coast curves inwards to offer shelter and create the only west-facing harbour on the east coast. Save your appetite for at least one meal of freshly cooked fish and chips, whether you enjoy it steaming from the paper on the beach or served with a pint of local ale at one of the area's excellent pubs.

Seahouses is a short drive or a leisurely bike ride from the cottage, offering an array of places to eat, drink and shop. It's the ideal place to buy groceries for a self-catering holiday.

The owners of Mrs Fordy's Cottage have several other self-catering cottages on their 600-acre farm where they have a mix of cattle, sheep and arable crops. Depending on availability, these can be booked together to accommodate extended families or friends. Please see the owner's website for more information on the full range of accommodation.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Susan Mellor joined Independent Cottages in May 2020

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • 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:

Mrs Fordy's Cottage is a traditional stone property with accommodation over two levels.


  • Beamed ceilings and an original cast iron stove are just two of the many lovely features in this charming cottage. The living room window looks onto the garden, and there is comfortable seating where guests can relax and put their feet up in front of the TV or with a good book.
  • Although recently refitted, the kitchen/diner has a timeless country feel. Fitted cupboards have all the crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils guests need, and the solid pine table seats up to five people. There is a dishwasher and a big fridge/freezer to help streamline self-catering.
  • Utility room with a washer/dryer.


  • Master bedroom with a double bed, bedside tables with reading lights, and a big wardrobe for proper storage.
  • Triple room with three full-sized (3ft-wide) single beds separated by bedside tables with a light. Both bedrooms have exposed beams.
  • Family bathroom with a shower over the bath, a WC and a hand basin.

Outside: The cottage has a private garden with a picnic bench. There is off-street parking for two cars.

Additional Information: All utilities, bed linen and bath towels are provided. A cot, highchair and stair gate are available on request - please let the owner know when booking. Short breaks are available between November and April, excluding Christmas and Easter Weeks. A maximum of 2 well-behaved pets are welcome with prior agreement. Smoking is not permitted.

Mrs Fordy's Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Triple)
2 dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £493
To £1041
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.

Owner Area

Susan Mellor
Member Since May 2020

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Mrs Fordy's Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 6th June 2024
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