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Swan Bay Sea View Apartment

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7 Nights  

  • £495  to  £1395

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Short Breaks From

  • £125 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Next OfferMore offers

£450 Mon, 3 Jun 2024
4 nights - Last Min midweek break

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby

About Swan Bay Sea View Apartment

Swan Bay Sea View Apartment is almost like having two holidays in one. Not only does the beautiful first-floor apartment have fantastic sea views towards Lindisfarne, but it also has a private summer room and games room within a few metres of the calm water of Budle Bay. The property is in a former maltings that has been sympathetically converted to sleep up to six people in three bedrooms, with a layout that makes it as comfortable for couples as it is for families or friends. There is a restaurant less than 200 metres from the door if you do not feel like cooking, and an elevator for those who prefer to avoid stairs.

Budle Bay is little-known beauty sport just over a mile from Bamburgh on the Northumberland Coast, and part of the Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve. At Swan Bay, you can fall asleep to the tranquil sounds of the river and wake to the gentle chattering of native birds. Being so close to Bamburgh puts you close to cafes, pubs, shops and other amenities. It is difficult to imagine, given its serene setting, but Budle Bay was once a lively medieval port. Rising silt made it unusable for boats and a haven for birds, and it is now a favourite spot for bird watchers and nature lovers.

The walk from Budle Bay to Bamburgh is breathtaking, with expansive "big sky" views that will astound you with their beauty. The walk is easiest at low tide when you can walk from Budle Point around to Bamburgh and stand in awe at the magnificent castle whose extensive history has made it one of Northumberland's favourite attractions. Bamburgh beach is a fantastic choice for a day out. It is a good surfing beach with rock pools at the northern end and dunes that are a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to the wide variety of flora, fauna and insects that live there.

The Farne Islands are another fantastic destination for a day out, not only to see the resident seals and puffins but also for their history. You can take a boat trip from Bamburgh or nearby Seahouses to the Farne Islands and Lindisfarne, the latter of which is also called Holy Island in reference to its status as the origin of Christianity in the British Isles. Other activities include horseriding along the beach or playing 18-holes at a seaside golf course.

The owners of Swan Bay Sea View Apartment have made it easy for guests to relax and have fun. Not only is the apartment furnished to a high standard but guests also have access to the facilities of a nearby health spa, which include an indoor swimming pool and hot tub. Jetty Cottage is by the shore of Budle Bay and includes outdoor furniture and a barbecue for lazy days by the water, as well as a games room to keep the kids occupied in wet weather.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Tracy Dodds joined Independent Cottages in January 2019

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Northumberland)

Accommodation Comprises:

Swan Bay Sea View Apartment is part of a former 17th-century mill that has been transformed into fabulous apartments on the banks of Budle Bay. This first-floor property has lift access, and accommodation is all on one level.

  • The 30ft living/dining room has large windows that let in lots of natural light and frame the beautiful views of Lindisfarne. There are reclining leather sofas where you can put your feet up and relax in front of the television, or peer through the telescope that brings the view into more precise detail. There is seating for six both in the living area and at the dining table, and a highchair is available.
  • A contemporary kitchen features all the mod-cons that you expect from accommodation of this standard, including extras like a coffee machine, juicer and a slow cooker so you can throw the ingredients for a tasty stew or soup together in the morning and return after a busy day exploring to a mouthwatering meal with minimal effort! A dishwasher makes light work of cleaning up, and there is a breakfast bar with stools where guests can sit with a drink and chat as they cook.
  • All of the beds are made up with Egyptian cotton sheets on arrival. The master bedroom has a super-king size bed and an ensuite with shower, handbasin and WC.
  • The second bedroom has a king-size bed with bedside tables and reading lights.
  • Third bedroom which is a twin room with two full-sized (3ft-wide) single beds and a chest of drawers and wardrobe for storage. The neutral decor makes it appropriate for guests of any age, and the owners have thoughtfully provided a basket of children's toys for younger ones.
  • The family bathroom has a jacuzzi bath for easing tired muscles, with an overhead shower, WC and handbasin.

Outside: Jetty Cottage Summer Room is a few metres from the main building, on the shore of Budle Bay. It is exclusively for the use of guests of Swan Bay Sea View Apartment with furniture, BBQ, fridge and freezer. Sit and watch the sunset over the weir or use the games room (shared use) with table football and a small ping pong table. You could happily spend all day in what is a wonderful bonus when booking the Swan Bay Sea View Apartment. There is allocated off-street parking.

Additional information: One well-behaved dog welcome with prior agreement from the owner. Saturday is the preferred changeover during peak (flexibility is offered out of peak season). Bike storage is available in the Jetty Cottage or games room. Travel cot and high chair available. Smoking is not permitted either inside Jetty Cottage, the games room or Swan Bay Sea View Apartment.

Swan Bay Sea View Apartment Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (1 Super-king, 1 King & 1 Twin)
2 dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £495
To £1395
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Tracy Dodds
Member Since January 2019

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Last Minute Offers

Mon, 3 Jun 2024 for 4 nights, £450
Last Min midweek break
Mon, 10 Jun 2024 for 2 nights, £295
Last Min Sleeps 6
Sat, 15 Jun 2024 for 3 nights, £420

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* Calendar last updated: 28th May 2024

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