Dog friendly Hotels Northumberland
Filled with beautiful scenery, unspoilt beaches, rolling hills, rugged moorland and a scattering of charming market towns, Northumberland is a simply fantastic destination for an adventurous getaway with your pooch. With 1200 miles of walking routes and 80 miles of beaches, there's plenty for you and your curious canine to explore.
- Wooler, EnglandWith breath-taking views from the arch windows and fabulous attention to detail throughout, this truly is a wonderful countryside retreat for families, friends, or couples to enjoy some relaxation together, spending time within an area of tranquillity but close enough to all amenities. Haybale Barn is set on a small new development of converted farm buildings and has plenty of cosy seating, high open beamed ceilings, and a large dining table to gather after cooking in the well-equipped kitchen. Downstairs you will find two double bedrooms with outstanding views, one of which has an en-suite walk-in shower room. Head upstairs where there are a further two well-presented bedrooms, comprising of a king size bedroom with another en-suite walk-in shower room, and a triple bedroom, each promising a delightful space to wake up to each morning. Upstairs is the main family bathroom with a modern bath and overhead rain shower. Head outside to the garden with outstanding uninterrupted views over the Cheviot Hills, a truly idyllic sun trap. Enjoy some al-fresco dining whilst watching the sunset – a view you will never forget!
Head into Chatton: a gorgeous country village nestled in the pretty Northumbrian Valley, bordered by the Cheviots. The local hotel and restaurant serving excellent food, a well-stocked village store and Chatton art gallery compliment the quaint village atmosphere. Keen walkers are sure to be impressed by St Cuthberts Way, a 100-kilometre long-distance trail between the Scottish Borders town of Melrose and Lindisfarne off the coast of Northumberland, named after a 7th-century saint. The nearby town of Wooler is set along the last leg of the journey, so you needn’t traverse the full length. Wooler itself is just under 4 miles away and features a good range of shops, pubs, restaurants, and facilities. If you fancy something exciting, why not visit Chillingham Castle, only a short drive away, and book onto one of their ghost tours! Why not try something a little different? Discover your inner country-self and try clay pigeon shooting at Fowberry Moor Farm in Wooler, where they also offer wine tasting!
A 20-minute drive brings you to the popular village of Bamburgh a stunningly attractive small village set on the northern stretch of the Northumberland Coast. It is without doubt dominated by its magnificently striking castle that can be seen for miles around. Why not hit the waves yourself with a trip to the Farne Islands? Take a boat trip from Seahouses and see the Medieval Pele Tower and Victorian Lighthouse, as well as the famous seabird colony. Depending on the time of year, you might catch a glimpse of the friendly seals and puffins that visit the islands’ shores. Golfers flock to Bamburgh, where the Bamburgh Castle Golf Club offers a particularly picturesque round. It’s short but tough and boasts some of the best views in the country! Haybale Barn is an ideal base for exploring the moors and coastline in this diverse friendly county where you will be sure of a really warm Northumbrian welcome. Beach 9¾ miles.£121From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Beadnell, EnglandThis ideally located, ground floor holiday apartment with peaceful, enclosed garden is set close to a sandy beach in the heart of the picturesque seaside village. Beadnell is situated on the heritage coast in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, ideal for couples, families and friends. Water sports, cycling, golf, walking, fishing and riding all available close by. Visits to Alnwick with its historic cobbled streets, majestic castle and water gardens, only 12 miles. Bamburgh 5 miles, Seahouses 2 miles. Shops, pubs and restaurants 100 yards.£51From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Warenford, England"Ideal base for a family holiday...set between the Cheviots and the sea"
Tucked away in a peaceful and secluded village setting, these five comfortably furnished holiday cottages are set in an idyllic location, only 5 miles from the spectacular Bamburgh Castle and one of the longest sandy beaches in England, and within a few minutes’ drive of Seahouses, where regular boat trips depart for the Farne Islands. Between the Cheviots and the sea, there is easy touring through the beautiful countryside with its numerous castles, stately homes and NT properties. Furnished to a high standard, and close to the owners’ home, Fordson offers single-storey accommodation and Ferguson is a detached two-storey cottage. The Mill House stands as a detached converted barn, with Waren View and The Granary Cottage forming an adjoining pair. This is an ideal choice for family holidays, with use of a very pleasant lawned area by a stream. There is also shared use of the owners’ hard tennis court nearby.
Warenford Village serves as an excellent base from which to discover Northumberland and the Scottish border country. Just 4 miles distant lies Budle Bay, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, as well as an SSSI, with the ancient walled town of Berwick-upon-Tweed (15 miles) and the Duchess of Northumberland’s ornamental gardens a short drive away. Created to rival the best in Europe, the gardens are contemporary in design and include waterfalls and cascading plumes set within landscaped grounds with themed planted areas. Also sure to delight both young and old alike is a visit to neighbouring Alnwick Castle, which served as the location for the Harry Potter films. Home of the Percy family, it stands as the second largest inhabited castle in England after Windsor Castle, with some of its rooms open to the public and displaying a wealth of decorative and fine art.
Within easy reach, too, is Holy Island – renowned for its medieval religious heritage, priory and picturesque castle – and also known by its Anglo-Saxon name of Lindisfarne. Accessed by a paved causeway at low tide, the island is popular with bird-watchers and nature lovers, with the north-western portion of the island being maintained as a nature reserve, where terns, plovers and seals can be observed. Whilst on the island, a trip to The Museum of Island Life will reveal former living and working conditions there, and St Aidan’s Winery tempts visitors with its sweet concoction of local Lindisfarne Mead.
There are quiet country lanes for cycling and several excellent golf courses nearby, as well as a selection of shops in Belford (3 miles) and good inns and restaurants in which to enjoy a family meal locally – the nearest pub with restaurant being just 30 yards.
Guests may relax in thesauna or work out in the gym, built close to the cottages. Shop/24-hr garage 1 mile.
Fordson (MHH), Ferguson (MHI), The Granary Cottage (MKO), Waren View (MKP) and The Mill House (MLX) can be booked together to accommodate up to 30 guests.£63From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Seahouses, EnglandTucked away in a quiet courtyard, this delightful refurbished stone built cottage provides very attractive welcoming accommodation in the oldest part of Seahouses. Only a short walk from the beach and busy harbour, it provides an excellent base for a seaside holiday. The many attractions of the Heritage Coast and award winning countryside are within a few minutes drive. Shops, pubs, restaurants, and an 18 hole links golf course all nearby. Shops 300 yards, pubs 50 yards.£58From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Newcastle upon Tyne, EnglandThis charming, 17th-century, detached farmhouse, adjacent to the owner’s home, is situated in 7-acres of private grounds, with stunning views of the Rede Valley. Situated on the Pennine Way, on the outskirts of Byrness Village, close to the Northumberland National Park and only 5 miles from the Scottish border, this is a great area for walkers. Byrness House is also located in the middle of a gold award Dark Sky Area in the darkest patch, perfect for astronomers and star gazers, and only 12 miles from Keilder observatory and park. An ideal base for friends and family to get together for holidays or special occasions. Outdoor pursuits are a huge attraction in the area, and a favourite location for walkers and adventure seekers. For golfers, there is a golf course 17 miles away in the nearby village of Bellingham. The well equipped farmhouse kitchen, large dining room and living room ensures a relaxing evening after exploring the many visitor attractions in what is reputedly the friendliest county in England. Dog sitting is available by arrangement as well as fly fishing (available locally), and Dark Sky information can also be provided by the owner. Beach 40 miles. Shop 10 miles, pub and restaurant 5 miles.£139From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Beadnell, EnglandDriftwood Cottage is idyllically situated only a stone’s throw from the gorgeous sandy beach of Newton-by-the-Sea. With four steps up to the entrance, this semi-detached barn conversion is conveniently all on one level. The open plan living area is a bright and airy space to relax. With three double bedrooms and a bathroom this immaculately presented property is suitable for the gathering of families and friends alike.
A pub renowned for serving excellent food is available in the village. Embleton is only a couple of miles south where there are more pubs, a village shop and its own stretch of golden sands. Heading 4 miles north is the popular holiday village of Beadnell where its golden sweeping sands are popular with water sport enthusiasts, offering wind surfing, diving and sea kayaking. The traditional fishing port of Seahouses is a short drive up the coastline, where boat trips to the nearby Farne Islands, famous for its bird sanctuaries and seal colony, depart regularly from its harbour.
Take time to visit the picturesque village of Bamburgh where its dramatic castle is an impressive visitor attraction. A few miles inland is the historic market town of Alnwick where its own castle is the home to the Duke of Northumberland. There is a wider array of facilities in the town, including a quirky bookshop, along with Alnwick Garden, which are well worth a visit. Beach 300 yards. Shop 20 mile, pub and restaurant ½ mile.£90From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Bardon Mill, EnglandLooking for something a little out of the ordinary for a getaway in rural Northumberland? Then look no further than this quirky, Alpine-style holiday lodge. Nestling in beautiful grounds, the lodge has outside terraces and secret gardens, perfect for relaxing and taking in the sounds of the birds and the beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.
Inside it is charming and quirky. The open plan living space and dining area are perfect for that special get-together with friends or family. There is a large wood burner for the cooler nights, with comfy sofas to curl up on. Décor is as you would expect of a lodge, with wooden floors and panelling, tartans and checks and it has a wonderful homely feel to it. Comfortably catering for up to six people, with a well-equipped shaker style kitchen and modern appliances. Should you wish to rustle up brunch or a hearty supper. Upstairs are three good sized bedrooms with king size, super king and twin beds. The kingsize bedroom has doors leading out onto a spacious decked balcony where you can sit and enjoy views of the gardens and beyond. A large bathroom with sumptuous underfloor heating completes this floor. Outside is where the fun begins. Surrounded by trees and shrubbery, it’s a perfect hideaway. Find a quiet spot to read a book, or set the table and enjoy an al fresco supper. Steps lead off into a secluded garden with fruit trees and benches to sit and a raised pergola, a perfect spot to sit and enjoy a glass of bubbly. The garden opens up into a paddock and the most amazing wall to wall views of the Tyne Valley and North Cumbrian Fells. An elevated decking area sits in the farthest spot with uninterrupted views of the countryside beyond. As night draws in, take a warm throw to wrap up and sit and experience the amazing starry skies above Northumberland.
Out and about this is a fabulous place to explore with so much to see and do. Set on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, the location is excellent for exploring the spectacular scenery of the north of England, the Scottish borderland and the Lake District National Park, which is just an hour away. Nearby you can discover the Vindolanda Roman Fort, The Sill Landscape Discovery Centre and the world famous Sycamore Gap on Hadrian’s Wall. Also within easy reach is Haltwhistle, which is the ‘Geographic Centre of Britain’, with sports centre and outdoor heated swimming pools, and Burn Gorge. A must visit is the historic market town of Hexham, which boasts a stunning abbey, the oldest gaol in the country, and an abundance of eclectic shops, restaurants and pubs. Continue to the beautiful Roman town of Corbridge and meander round its boutique shops, art galleries and antique shops, stop for a coffee or take a stroll along the river. Locally there is an abundance of eateries to choose from. A nearby inn serving good food and ales offers astronomers a star gazing experience and is a 20-minute walk away, with nearby Haltwhistle, Bardon Mill and Hexham offering a range of pubs and restaurants. Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Hadrians Garden Cottage can be booked together with Hygge Cabin (ref UK31130) to accommodate up to 8 guests.£141From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Warkworth, EnglandWelcome to Willow Cottage, a charming holiday let nestled in the heart of the picturesque village of Warkworth, Northumberland. This idyllic destination offers a perfect escape for those seeking a tranquil and memorable retreat in one of England’s most captivating regions. Warkworth, with its rich history and stunning natural beauty, is a haven for travellers looking to immerse themselves in the Northumberland experience. Whether you’re a history enthusiast, an avid nature lover, or simply in need of some relaxation, this quaint village has something for everyone.
For history buffs, a visit to Warkworth Castle is a must. This medieval gem stands proudly at the heart of the village, a testament to the region’s storied past. Take a leisurely stroll through its impressive grounds and imagine life in a bygone era. Nature enthusiasts will be delighted by the proximity to the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Explore the serene sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, and dunes. Birdwatchers can spot a variety of coastal species, and avid hikers can embark on unforgettable coastal walks.
Warkworth is also home to numerous charming tearooms, local pubs, and artisan shops. Savor traditional English tea, enjoy a hearty pub meal, and pick up unique souvenirs to remember your visit by. The meandering River Coquet flows through the village, offering opportunities for fishing, canoeing, and picnicking along its peaceful banks. Whether you seek adventure, tranquillity, or a bit of both, Willow Cottage in Warkworth, Northumberland, is the ideal starting point for an unforgettable holiday. Come and discover the magic of this enchanting village and all that it has to offer.£46From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Melkridge, EnglandOld Brewery Cottage is a Grade II listed semi-detached barn conversion which was originally built in the 1800s. It now offers tastefully furnished accommodation, adjacent to the owner’s home, ideal for exploring Hadrian’s Wall Country.
With a picturesque Tyne Valley view, this welcoming holiday cottage is situated only a few miles from Hexham, and is ideal for exploring the Northumberland coast and the National Park. The historic market town of Hexham, dominated by its majestic abbey, offers an abundance of amenities only 12 miles east or travel an extra 20 minutes to sample the vibrant city of Newcastle or try a little retail therapy at the world renowned Metro Centre. The Cumbrian border is close by; Carlisle is only 25 miles west, therefore making it a superb base for those seeking to explore the historic charms of Northumberland coupled with the magnificent Lakeland Fells.
Old Brewery Cottage can be booked together with Old Brewery Coach House (UK3003) to accommodate up to eight guests.£75From price per night based on 7 night stay
- EnglandWisteria Cottage is so charming with its tiered garden including seating areas, tinkling stream at the rear and a perfect detached conservatory, what is not to love about this well-proportioned detached cottage? Renovated throughout and retaining many original features oozing charm and character. This is a perfect retreat for couples, families or friends who want to have some relaxation in pretty surroundings. The detached conservatory is perfect for escaping for a few quiet minutes listening to the little stream.
Set in the small hamlet of Netherton, a few miles from the pretty town of Rothbury and only 4 miles from Thropton with two excellent pubs both doing food. Netherton is only 3 miles from the Northumberland National Park so is ideal for walkers and cyclists. The location is set in the middle of the county so perfect for exploring in all directions, maximising your time in Northumberland.
The beautiful Heritage Coast can be reached in just 18 miles, where miles of golden beaches and castles await. Hadrian’s Wall is around 40 miles, while the border towns in Scotland are a mere 32 miles and are steeped in history. Visit Alnwick Castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland and featured in some Harry Potter scenes, only 18 miles away. Northumberland is a diverse county with miles of beautiful beaches, inland moors, a Gold Tier International Dark Sky National Park, Hadrian’s Wall stretching from east to west steeped in history and a trip to Newcastle to see the wonderful architecture.
After a days exploring, what better cottage to come home to than Wisteria Cottage, sitting in the lovely garden or conservatory, or snuggling up in the living room on an evening. Beach 19½ miles. Shop 6 miles, pub and restaurant 4 miles.£69From price per night based on 7 night stay