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
- 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.£70From 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.£132From 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
- Chathill, EnglandOffering contemporary interiors, these single-storey semi-detached holiday cottages standing in their own grounds, are tasteful and elegant and sure to delight. The cottages have been renovated and are on a slightly elevated site to maximise the fantastic views, (Outlook Cottage, ref 26283 has views over towards the coast, and Inglenook Cottage, ref 26282 has views around Wandylaw), yet are only 9 miles from the historic town of Alnwick. This is an ideal location to explore this glorious coastline. Bamburgh, with its majestic fortress towering over the village, is a short drive with a golden sandy beach making an idyllic spot for picnics and days by the sea. Alnwick has enchanting water gardens and a famous castle as well as many pubs, eateries, fine shops and cobbled streets. Nearby Seahouses, famous for its lovely fish and chips, is a bustling harbour town unchanged for years. Take a boat trip from here to the Farne Islands to see the migrating birds or seals. No trip to Northumberland is complete without heading over to Holy Island, reached by a causeway at low tide. You will find golf courses, hills and valleys for strolling, rambling, cycling or driving. These holiday cottages (26282 and 26283) are ideally located to tour this unspoilt county, and can be booked individually or together to accommodate up to 8 guests. Shop and restaurant 3 miles, pub 1 mile.£62From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Alnmouth, EnglandSet in the heart of Alnmouth this perfectly located holiday cottage is cosy and welcoming.
The cottage has a shower room which has been fitted with a GROHE walk-in shower, vanity unit and limestone tiles. Only two minutes from the beach, golf course and eating places. Explore the heritage coastline with coastal walks starting in the village. Alnwick with its majestic castle and one of the biggest water gardens in Europe, 7 miles. Amble harbour and marina 5 miles, Bamburgh Castle, Dunstanburgh Castle and Seahouses are around a 30-minute drive away. Boat trips to the Farne Islands from Seahouses to see the puffins and seals or visit Holy Island when the tide is out by driving over the causeway. Shops, pubs and restaurants only 25 yards away.£91From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Beadnell, EnglandBoasting an enviable position along the magnificent Northumberland Heritage Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is this charming bungalow tucked away in the beautiful coastal village of Beadnell.
Situated only a short stroll to the sea, it is an ideal base for exploring many visitor attractions. It has easy access to coastal walks and a wide range of water sports located at the stunning Beadnell Bay. There is a pub/restaurant and hotel in the old part of the village, two licensed cafes and a village shop nearby.
Sleeping two guests, this refurbished property is ideal for a couples getaway. Sit out and enjoy breakfast in the private garden or take a leisurely stroll to the beach. After a busy day exploring, retreat back to this cosy cottage which offers many comforts including two Freeview TVs, one of which is in the bedroom, and a welcome pack, ensuring guests feel right at home. Beadnell is one of the county’s hidden treasures, with beaches and traditional amenities.
Seahouses, 2 miles, has a working harbour where boat trips maybe taken to see the seals and puffins on the Farne Islands. Visit Bamburgh Castle, with its much photographed romantic beach or Alnwick, 12 miles, with its famous castle used in the Harry Potter films and enchanting water gardens. Take a trip across the causeway (at low tide) to Holy Island, a few miles further up the rugged and unspoilt coastline.£58From price per night based on 7 night stay