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Sentry Cottage

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7 Nights See prices

  • £795  to  £995

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Short Breaks From

  • £150 p/night
    4 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    4 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Star Rating

    4 Star

About Sentry Cottage

Sentry Cottage is a character holiday cottage in Alnwick with lovely period features. It is wonderfully welcoming to couples yet spacious enough for families with space for four people to sleep in three bedrooms, secure bicycle storage, and off-street parking. Excellent self-catering facilities have earned it a 4-Star award from Visit England, reflecting a high standard of accommodation with all the features you need for a comfortable and relaxing holiday in a location convenient for shops, bars, cafes and Alnwick's famous attractions. Guests of Sentry Cottage love how the owner has carefully integrated modern touches into the original Georgian fabric of the cottage, having all amenities within walking distance and being within easy reach of the stunning Northumberland Coast.

Alnwick has so much to offer in every season that, if it's your first time here, you'll wonder why you haven't visited before. Its castle is the town's most famous attraction, familiar to fans of Harry Potter films who can learn to fly a broomstick just like Harry. The Percy family have called this magnificent fortress home for over 700 years and their collections and Capability Brown designed gardens are spectacular. Your cottage is a stone's throw from Alnwick Gardens, with its slightly disconcerting yet beautiful Poison Garden and a wonderful Treehouse Cafe. Spend a happy hour browsing at Barter Books where shelves of adventures fill the old Victorian railway station.

Northumberland has seen more than its fair share of occupation having been occupied by Romans and Vikings, with the northern part of the county once being part of Scotland. Evidence of its history is everywhere including at Hadrian's Wall, Bamburgh Castle, and Whin Sill Crag. Every inch of the coastal footpath efforts a stunning view over rocky cliffs and soft sandy beaches. Seahouses is breathtaking and so big that it never gets crowded. It's also a great place to take a wildlife sightseeing tour to the Farne Islands to see puffins and seals. Other destinations for a day trip are Lindisfarne and Holy Island, Warkworth Castle, Chillingham Hall, National Trust Cragside, and Howick Hall and Gardens.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Natalia Georghiou joined Independent Cottages in June 2022

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • WiFi

Location (Northumberland)

Accommodation Comprises:

Sentry Cottage is built from Northumberland sandstone similar to that used in Alnwick Castle and Tynemouth Castle. Accommodation is over two floors.


  • Lovely light sitting room with double-glazed sash windows and wooden shutters that suit the cottage's age but provide efficient insulation from chilly Northumberland winters. Timber flooring, a brick inglenook fireplace with a wood burner, and a TV with a DVD player and Freeview channels add to the room's comfortable welcome.
  • Relax over delicious meals cooked with ease in the kitchen/diner. Fitted cupboards are stocked with equipment and utensils to cook and serve meals, and the reclaimed pine dining table seats four people.


  • Those using the main bedroom will find it hard to get up in the morning. The bed is that comfortable! Snuggle down in the super-kingsized brass bed with fine cotton bed linen and a TV in view. There's plenty of proper storage for you to unpack and settle in.
  • Two remaining bedrooms are furnished with a single bed in each. They also feature lovely cotton bedding to aid a good night's sleep.
  • Contrasting with the character of the property, the modern bathroom features a double-sized walk-in shower with plenty of hot water, excellent vanity lighting, WC and a handbasin.
  • There is space for storing bicycles and golf clubs in the utility room off the main hallway.

Outside: The courtyard garden (or "yarden") is private and sheltered, with seating for outdoor meals. The cottage has an allocated parking space directly outside with room for three more cars across the street.

Additional Information: Utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are included. Guests to bring beach towels if they are required. Pets and smoking are not permitted.

Star Rating: 4 Star

Sentry Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 1st Jul 2022 - Thu, 8th Sep 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 9th Sep 2022 - Thu, 29th Sep 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 30th Sep 2022 - Thu, 15th Dec 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 16th Dec 2022 - Thu, 5th Jan 2023
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 4
Short break prices:
4 nights: £640 | 5 nights: £800 | 6 nights: £960

7 Nights

4 Nights

Fri, 6th Jan 2023 - Thu, 6th Apr 2023
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 4
Short break prices:
4 nights: £600 | 5 nights: £750 | 6 nights: £795

7 Nights

4 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 3 bedrooms (1 Superking & 2 Single)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Not suitable for wheelchair users
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Natalia Georghiou
Member Since June 2022

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* Calendar last updated: 16th August 2022

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