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.
- Beadnell, England
Beadnell Towers is a boutique dog-friendly hotel in the village of Beadnell - the ideal spot for exploring the beautiful Northumbrian coast£99Price per night from
- Otterburn, England
The dog-friendly William de Percy in Northumberland is a boutique hotel and gastropub set in the heart of the country.£125Price per night from
- 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.£58Price per night from
- 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.£90Price per night from
- 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.£164Price per night from
- Beadnell, EnglandCabbage Tree Cottage is a semi-detached bungalow nestled amongst similar properties within the heart of the picture perfect coastal village of Beadnell. The open plan living room leads to the spacious dining area, and enjoys a bright and airy ambience throughout. The accommodation is immaculately presented and conveniently placed all on one level. One well-behaved pet is accepted and there is storage for bikes in the garage. Beadnell is a popular holiday destination and offers local facilities including family friendly pubs serving good food, all within a gentle stroll of Cabbage Tree Cottage. A small sandy bay speckled with rocky outcrops is close by and leads to a long sandy beach that stretches to Seahouses, 2 miles north. The wide expanse of golden sandy beach, Beadnell Bay, is within easy walking distance, and is a popular destination for watersports enthusiasts, including sailing, sea kayaking, wind surfing and scuba diving. Beadnell Bay can truly be described as the jewel in Northumberland’s seaside crown; idyllic for enjoying a romantic barefoot stroll in the sand, listening to the waves lap against the shoreline and breathing the invigorating sea air.
Two miles up the coastline is the traditional fishing port of Seahouses, where boat trips to the nearby Farne Islands, famous for its bird sanctuaries and seal colony, depart regularly from its harbour. There are several charming tea rooms, quaint pubs and shops, as well as horse-riding; fishing and golf on the links close by, being only a sample of the many amenities available in this popular location. A further 3 miles up the coastline is the picturesque village of Bamburgh, which lies snuggled in the shadow of its majestic castle which commands the power and presence of the seasoned television set it has regularly become. Holy Island, the birthplace of Christianity in England, and site of Lindisfarne Castle, can be seen from the unspoilt golden, sandy beach. Just a few miles inland is the bustling market town of Alnwick, with its own dramatic castle (and film location for Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Academy). Visitors can enjoy a trip to Alnwick Garden, a spectacular interpretation of a formal garden, including the Grand Cascade waterfall and not forgetting the restaurant within the largest tree house in Europe! Beach 200 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 150 yards.£76Price per night from
- 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.£89Price per night from
- Seahouses, EnglandCaptain’s Rest is an exceptional property located a stones throw from the beach and harbour at Seahouses. This delightful holiday home has been finished to a high standard, offering a sense of luxury to a group getaway; Captain’s Rest is ideal for a family gathering to enjoy Northumberland’s coastlines. The accommodation is spacious yet comfortable for all to enjoy with the master suite located in the separate annex across the garden. Externally there is parking for two cars and to the rear of the property there’s a large enclosed garden both lawned and paved making this a very enjoyable space. When you are ready to start your Northumberland adventure, you will not be disappointed with Seahouses, it is home to an array of amenities including some fantastic restaurants, cafés, and shops. There are also a range of exciting activities such as horse riding at the nearby stables, a round of golf at the towns 18-hole course or hit the waves and take part in some adrenaline pumping water sports.
Take a boat trip to the nearby Farne Islands, home to an abundance of quirky wildlife, including puffins and seals, and if you’re lucky, you might even catch sight of the dolphins as they play in the water. Lace up your walking boots and follow the Northumberland Coast Path to explore the hidden gems of the fabulous coastline, recognized as an area of outstanding natural beauty, boasting panoramic views across the water as you pass sweeping beaches, rocky headland, quaint seaside towns and dramatic ruined castles. Further inland is the delightful market town of Alnwick, home to Alnwick Castle, famously known as Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry from Harry Potter; take a scenic stroll through the towns beautifully maintained formal gardens or explore the fascinating history on display at Bailiffgate Museum. Wherever your adventure takes you, be sure to start it from the luxury comforts of Captain’s Rest. Beach 1 mile.£106Price per night from
- EnglandA perfect retreat for couples, Newonstead Bothy is the ideal relaxing hideaway for a well-deserved holiday or short break, where you can completely switch off and unwind. With lovely light and airy rooms and far-reaching country views, this semi-detached barn conversion is a wonderful place to stay in. On cool evenings you have the marvellous wood burner to curl up in front of.
Set on the owner’s upland hill farm, and slightly off the beaten track, it’s idyllic for couples wishing to cycle and walk, with or without a dog. Whilst the location is set in the countryside, you really only are a couple of miles from the main road network so exploring this beautiful county is easy from Newonstead Bothy. The well-equipped kitchen has seating for four, just in case you want to invite friends over, and there is a fabulous large wall map of the county so you can plan all your day trips. On entering to the property, there is a large porch for storing all your outdoor equipment and outside is a storage area for bicycles. The owners provide a welcome tea tray and have added maps which shows which fields and walks you can have access too. In spring the owners are happy to show you the lambs and answer any of your questions.
The wonderful National Trust Property of Wallington Hall and Gardens is only 5 miles away. Matfen Hall, Spa and Golf Centre is only 10 miles, and you can drive down to Corbridge in 20 minutes. This is a lovely old Roman town with plenty of lovely pubs and cafés. The pick-your-own fruit farm and café is only half an hour for you to enjoy in summer. You really can travel all over the county from Newonstead Bothy, then come home and relax in this lovely location.£64Price per night from
- Carrshield, EnglandPerfectly located in the peaceful hamlet of Limestone Brae, near Carrshield, and nestled within the Pennines Area of Outstand Natural Beauty, Woodbine Cottage is a detached 17th century cottage and former Quaker meeting house, and it is in the ideal location for guests wanting to enjoy a quiet holiday or cosy romantic break. It is surrounded by miles upon miles of beautiful, natural and unspoilt landscapes, perfect for families and guests who enjoy the great outdoors. Woodbine Cottage offers access to an abundance of established public footpaths, bridleways and cycle paths, with the Coast to Coast route and the Pennine Way both nearby. The smaller towns of Alston and Allendale both lie between 8 and 9 miles away, offering guests the opportunity to explore the local area, whilst enjoying one of the many cafes and eateries that provide excellent quality local produce. The popular market town of Hexham is a mere 30-minutes’ drive away and offers an excellent racecourse, golf course and a high street lined with tea shops, cafes and excellent restaurants and pubs. There are also several supermarkets and a great range of shops as well as a cinema and leisure facilities, including tenpin bowling and an indoor heated swimming pool. Slightly further afield, yet still within easy reach, guests will be able to visit popular attractions including the historic Hadrian’s Wall and many of the Roman forts and settlements. Along the way, the Northumberland National Park, Cheviots, Scottish Borders, the Lake District and Cumbria as well as the stunning northeast coast are worth visiting. Woodbine Cottage is spacious, light and airy and has been loving renovated by the current owners. There are fabulous views that stretch right across the hills and dales and beyond towards Northumberland and Cumbria. Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.£37Price per night from