Pet Friendly Holidays 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, 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
- 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.£64From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Craster, EnglandThis beautiful 19th-century former fisherman’s stone cottage stands in an elevated position with commanding views of the harbour. One of a pair, and renovated to the highest of standards, Harbourway makes the ideal location for a family holiday or get together with friends.
Craster is a popular fishing village, noted particularly for its superb kippers - there is an on-site shop at the famous Craster curing sheds where fish can be bought, and there is a good seafood restaurant within the village. Situated on a 20-mile stretch of breathtaking coastline, which has been designated as one of the nation’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the coastal walk from Craster to the ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle is a must, and has been recently nominated as Britain’s most popular walk. Fishing, bird-watching and golf (the course at Foxton is reputed to be the best in Northumberland) are all available locally.
A short drive away lies Alnwick Castle - home to the Percy family, and the second largest inhabited castle in England. Featured in the Harry Potter films, this enchanting and magnificent castle is filled with an array of decorative and fine art. The famous Alnwick Garden, together with the largest treehouse in Europe and stunning water gardens, make a good day out for all the family. Embleton Bay is close by and is said to be one of the most romantic bays in England. Shop and pub 220 yards.£213From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Belford, EnglandCuthbert Cottage is in an ideal touring location close to the coast and with countryside views. It makes an excellent base from which to discover Northumberland and the Scottish Borders country.
Set on the Heritage Coastal Route, Cuthbert Cottage forms part of a small cluster of barn conversions at Adderstone, just 4 miles from Bamburgh.
This welcoming, end of terrace, converted holiday cottage makes the most of the lovely countryside views with its charming upside-down living area and unique first floor balcony which enjoys views across fields to the sea and spectacular Bamburgh Castle.
A cosy, peaceful retreat for all ages and the ideal base from which to explore this magnificent area with sweeping beaches and splendid coastal walks. This location also offers numerous cycling routes and a variety of nearby golf courses such as Bamburgh, Seahouses and Goswick as well as North Berwick and Roxborough. From Seahouses (which is just a few minutes’ drive away), regular boat trips depart for the Farne Islands. North of Bamburgh lies Budle Bay, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The village of Lucker, just a mile away, offers a local pub and a village store as well as an opportunity to indulge in the day spa and salon. Visit Alnwick with its majestic castle and Harry Potter connections, enchanting water gardens and cobbled streets, or venture along the coast to Bamburgh or Dunstanburgh Castles. A short drive over the causeway to Holy Island (Lindisfarne), shouldn’t be missed, whilst the border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed is an easy drive away. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.£55From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Beadnell, EnglandSet in the former fishing village and smugglers’ haunt of Beadnell. This modern holiday bungalow, suitable for the partially disabled and with board games to keep children amused, is ideally situated to sample the Heritage coastline. Boat trips to the Farne Islands from Seahouses. Historic Bamburgh and Dunstanburgh Castles are close by. Alnwick town, the location for the Harry Potter films, and the magnificent ornamental gardens, 8 miles. Superb walking in the Cheviot Hills, ½ hour drive. Shop and pub 10 minutes walk.£67From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Beadnell, EnglandBlue Caps is a beautiful detached property nestled in a peaceful cul-de-sac within the heart of the welcoming coastal village of Beadnell. Furnished and equipped to a very good standard this deceptively spacious cottage oozes the epitome of style. The large open plan living space centres upon a welcoming woodburner ensuring Blue Caps is a cosy choice regardless of the season. French doors lead to a fully enclosed south-facing patio area; an idyllic spot to dine alfresco. The contemporary dining/kitchen areas are very well equipped. With four spacious double bedrooms and four bath/shower rooms too, Blue Caps is a particularly suitable choice for extended parties. Two of the bedrooms (one king and one twin) are located at one ‘wing’ of the property leading from the living room, whereas the other two bedrooms (one king and one twin) are at the other, leading from the dining area – making this unique layout ideal for the gathering of families and friends alike. Beadnell is a popular holiday destination and offers local facilities including family and pet friendly pubs serving good food all within a gentle stroll from Blue Caps. 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 renowned for is a mere 10-minutes walk: a popular destination for water-sports 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 a romantic barefoot stroll in the sand to listen to the waves lap against the shoreline and inhale 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. Here there are several charming tea rooms, quaint pubs and shops with 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 fortress and commands the power and presence of the seasoned television set it regularly becomes. Holy Island – the birthplace of Christianity 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 will enjoy a trip to Alnwick Garden – a spectacular interpretation of a formal garden including the Grand Cascade waterfall and restaurant within the largest tree house in Europe! Beach 400 yards. Shop 300 yards, pubs and restaurants 400 yards.£236From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Craster, EnglandSet in the heart of the picture postcard harbour village pf Craster and perched on the edge of this stunning coastline with outstanding sea views, Water’s Edge offers excellent holiday accommodation for families or groups of friends. With spectacular views towards Dunstanburgh Castle to the north and the beaches as far as Amble and Coquet Island to the south and panoramic views out to the sea, this detached property offers a sunken sheltered area of garden, making a perfect area for family barbecues whilst listening to the waves crashing below. A stone wall is all that separates the lawn from the yawning and rocky beach. French doors from the two living areas lead straight out to the well maintained gardens should you wish to relax and unwind. Craster village lies halfway along the Heritage Coastal route in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is still famous today for its smoked kippers and seafood. The walk along to Dunstanburgh Castle has featured in the top ten walks in Britain and can be started from your door. Golf available nearby. A fabulous base from which to explore this magnificent county peppered with castles and friendly villages. Shop, pub and restaurant 90 yards.£294From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Craster, EnglandThis 19th-century former fisherman’s stone cottage stands in a lovely position, 200 metres from the harbour, in a popular coastal village of Craster. Famous for its smoked kippers and cliff scenery with stunning walks along to Dunstanburgh Castle, once voted one of the top walks in England. Tastefully furnished and decorated, Driftwood has been renovated to provide good quality holiday accommodation with lovely harbour views from the pretty outdoor decked area. The beach beyond at Embleton, 1½ miles, is an unspoilt golden beach suitable for all ages. Alnwick the ducal town with cobbled street , a choice of eateries and shops, and not to be missed majestic castle and enchanting water gardens is only 6 miles. The friendly village pub and café cater for all age groups, only a 2-minute walk away. Newcastle and Scottish Borders 35 miles. Golf and fishing are available locally. Shop and pub ¼ mile.£134From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Howick, England
The Old Mill is a spacious property which is ideal for family and friends who want to holiday together. The Old Mill Cottages are set in ¾ acre of tranquil gardens. Situated on the beautiful heritage coastal route only 2 miles from Craster, which is famous for its smoked kippers and the glorious walk to Dunstanburgh Castle. Howick Hall Gardens are nearby and well worth a visit, with banks of rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias in the spring. A visit to Holy Island, which is reached via a tidal causeway and famous for the Lindisfarne Gospels, is a must, and not forgetting the pretty village of Bamburgh with its majestic castle overlooking the wide sandy beach. Alnwick Castle and Gardens, with its spectacular grand cascade waterfall, are 4 miles away, and walking, sandy beaches, fishing, golf, surfing and cycling are close by. A former retreat run by nuns, The Old Mill (ref 25579) is ideal for families and groups of friends, with plenty of quirky living space both inside and outside making it a cosy retreat, with logs for the open fires and wood burners included. St Cuthbert (ref 25580) and St Bede (ref 25581) are perfect bases for couples, with some privacy in the small courtyards. Beach 2 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.
The Old Mill (25579) can be booked together with St Bede (25580) and St Cuthbert (25580) to accommodate up to 18 guests with seating available in the dining room of The Old Mill for all guests.£250From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Craster, EnglandThe Porthole is a beautiful 1906 Whinstone built traditional fisherman’s cottage which was extensively refurbished in 2019. Tastefully decorated the cottage offers cosy, comfortable accommodation to guests wanting to experience wonderful coastal views and walks, a superb base to explore from. The living room has views over the enclosed landscaped garden and harbour, while the spacious kitchen has an electric range cooker and slate flooring and two of the bedrooms enjoy views over the harbour. Craster is world famous for its kippers, smoked in the village for centuries and the smokehouse is a short walk from The Porthole. Also on the cottages doorstep is the imposing Dunstanburgh Castle, the walk to the castle has been voted in the UK’s top 10. The village also has an excellent gastro pub, a seafood restaurant, café/gift shop, art gallery and childrens outdoor play area. Alnwick is 6 miles away with its stunning castle and extensive gardens. The cottage is an ideal base for walkers, cyclists and golfers interested to experience what Northumberland has to offer. Shop 100 yards.£190From price per night based on 7 night stay