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Coastal cottages and self catering in North East England

Holiday near the beach at one of our 99 self catering cottages in North East England. Whether you want to explore the great British coastline or relax on the beach, stay close by in cottage and self catering accommodation. Search for hot tubs, pools and other features near the coast in North East England by using menu below.


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Haven Cottage in Holy Island, Northumberland, North East England

Haven Cottage, Holy Island, Northumberland, North East England

Sleeps 3
Weekly prices from £373 to £ 740

Self catering accommodation in Holy Island sleeps 3.

Features include: Short Breaks • Near the Beach • Close to the Sea Pub near by • Pets allowed sleeps 3

Accommodation overview: Cut off from the mainland twice a day by the incoming tide the Holy Island of Lindsifarne allows visitors to experience complete tranquillity and timelessness and these Grade II listed fishermen’s cottages are ideally placed to enjoy this unique location. Offering contemporary comfort yet retaining charm and original character they sit within walking distance of the harbour and long sandy beaches. The island a fine walking and bird watching destination is dominated by 16th century Lindisfarne Castle (N.T.) standing dramatically on a rocky outcrop – the ruins of Lindisfarne Priory the 7th century seat of Christian learning are also close by. Across the causeway Northumberland’s many delights such as Bamburgh Castle Seahouses for boat trips to the Farne Islands’ bird and seal colonies and Alnwick Castle and Gardens (25 miles) are within easy reach. Shop 200 yards pub serving food 500 yards.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 1 double bedroom with additional single. Z bed available (for alternative sleeping only).

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Shire Cottage in Bridlington, Yorkshire Moors and Coast, North East England

Shire Cottage, Bridlington, Yorkshire Moors and Coast, North East England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £259 to £ 450

Self catering accommodation in Bridlington sleeps 2.

Features include: Beach 3 Miles • Shop Supermarket • Golf 3 Miles

Accommodation overview: Delightful two storey cottage with double four poster bed. Bathroom with spa bath. Set in the heart of a working farm with farm shop converted from an 18th century barn the cottages provide an ideal base for you to explore the stunning Heritage coastline and the many attractions of East Yorkshire. Bridlington with it's beaches and attractions is just 1 mile.

Golf is available just 400 yards away at the Links 9 and 18 hole courses and also at Flamborough Filey and Bridlington golf courses.

Cliff top walks with wonderful views and a wealth of seabirds are a must for visitors.

Launderette* available for all dates. *Charges apply.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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The Old Orchard in Beeford, East Yorkshire, North East England

The Old Orchard, Beeford, East Yorkshire, North East England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £314 to £ 621

Self catering accommodation in Beeford sleeps 2.

Features include: Short Breaks Non smoking • Detached • Fishing nearby • Near the Beach • Close to the Sea Easy Walk access • Pub near by Luxury accommodation sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: A romantic hideaway this beautifully furnished lovely chapel conversion enjoys a supremely private and peaceful location within a sheep grazed orchard and has its own well stocked fishing lake with carp tench roach hide and chub (no licence needed). Skipsea’s sandy beach two pubs a restaurant and shops are under a mile and the local leisure park’s gym and indoor swimming pool are 2 miles. Bempton Cliffs bird reserve Bridlington’s traditional seaside attractions (12 miles) and Sledmere House are within easy reach; York Scarborough and Pickering are about an hour’s drive.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with beams. 1 double (5ft) bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Kirklands in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, North East England

Kirklands, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, North East England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £407 to £ 794

Self catering accommodation in Berwick-upon-Tweed sleeps 6.

Features include: Non Smoking • Pub Close By • Sandy Beach 5 Miles • Sea 5 Miles • Short Break • Pet Friendly

Accommodation overview: Set in the peaceful village of Scremerston and just a mile from both Cocklawburn’s sandy beach and the ancient town of Berwick-upon-Tweed this wonderful cottage offers a delightful base for a relaxing holiday break. Converted from stables adjoining the owners’ home and enjoying its own private courtyard garden and gated driveway with so much to explore from many sandy beaches castles wonderful walks and the wilderness of the Northumberland National Park all within 30 minutes’ drive. Berwick as well as boasting impressively preserved Elizabethan ramparts and a good selection of cafes bars and restaurants is also home to a station from which visitors can take a 45-minute train journey to the vibrant cities of Edinburgh and Newcastle. Shop 1.5 miles.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. First floor: Second living room with double sofa bed. 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Bosuns Cottage in Whitby, North Yorkshire, North East England

Bosuns Cottage, Whitby, North Yorkshire, North East England

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £562 to £ 1354

Self catering accommodation in Whitby sleeps 8.

Features include: • Multi bathrooms • Non smoking Near the Beach • Close to the Sea Pub near by sleeps 8

Accommodation overview: Enjoying an unrivalled position and stunning views over the sea harbour entrance and beach these award-winning cottages lie at the very eastern edge of Whitby yet only a 300-yard walk down cobbled streets to the harbour bridge. Sensitively rebuilt from a former old smoke house they offer well designed spacious interiors double glazing and cosy heating. An ideal location whatever the season – in summer for the safe beach just 100 yards from the door and in winter for the exhilarating drama of crashing waves and spectacular views. A traditional fishing town with a maritime heritage Whitby boasts the Captain Cook Museum craft and antique shops galleries jewellers selling the famous Whitby Jet tea rooms gourmet fish restaurants pubs galore and a host of other attractions. Extensive walking can be enjoyed locally on the Cleveland Way cliffs top paths or surrounding moorlands whose pretty villages are also a delight to explore.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room with beams and wooden floor. Dining room/kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) 1 twin 1 single. Second floor: 1 double (6ft) bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Z-bed available.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Dunstan Hall in Craster, Northumberland, North East England

Dunstan Hall, Craster, Northumberland, North East England

Sleeps 18
Weekly prices from £1514 to £ 3073

Self catering accommodation in Craster sleeps 18.

Features include: • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 18

Accommodation overview: This exceptional, Grade II listed, ten-bedroomed country hall lies in an AONB, just outside the picturesque coastal village of Craster, on the coast of Northumberland. Parts of the existing pele tower may date from the 11th century, and the rest of the house was built in the early 14th and 18th-centuries, with the 18th-century wing rebuilt in the early part of the 20th century. The pele tower was rebuilt around 1310 as a watchtower for the nearby Dunstanburgh Castle, which was then being constructed. The unusual crowstepped top floor of the tower was created in the 16th century, when the then owners were no longer worried about maintaining defensive strength, and it was converted into a pigeon loft. Some of the fireplaces and stonework come from the lost Tudor house of Gloster Hill. There are spectacular coastal views to the east towards Dunstanburgh Castle. The beautiful beach at Embleton Bay is a mile or so north along a pretty bridleway. An excellent holiday base to enjoy the marvellous beaches, dunes and walks of the Northumberland coast. There is a wealth of historical and recreational sites, including Alnwick Castle and Garden, Bamburgh, Holy Island, Farne Islands, Warkworth and the Cheviot Hills. Craster itself is world famous for its kippers. Shops ¾ mile, pub 400 yards.

Entrance hall with 15th-century fireplace. Living room with cleaded walls, Jacobean carved wooden fireplace attached wooden brattish (fireside settle). Drawing room with Queen Anne panelling throughout, grand piano. Dining room with 14ft long oak refectory table (seats 18), stone fireplace, Morris tapestries. Well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen with large electric range. Breakfast room (seats 10) with 4-oven Aga. Reading room, stone vaulted ceiling. Utility/toilet. Separate toilet. Tudor stone staircase and early 20th century staircase to first floor: Large double bedroom with magnificent 18th-century panelling, window seats, cupboard leading to blocked door to lost second tower. Master double bedroom with window seats on two sides, 18th-century panelling, leading to tower twin bedroom. Two further twin bedrooms, one looking west over the garden, one looking east to Dunstanburgh Castle. Bunk bedroom with panelling. Two single bedrooms, one with 2ft 6in bed (for +1 child). Two bathrooms each with separate shower cubicle, toilet. Shower room. Tudor stone staircase to second floor: 25ft long games room, TV. Double bedroom, mullioned window facing west, leading to tower twin bedroom (for +2) with window facing east to remains of a medieval garderobe.

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Meadowsweet Cottage in Scalby, North Yorkshire, North East England

Meadowsweet Cottage, Scalby, North Yorkshire, North East England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £408 to £ 897

Self catering accommodation in Scalby sleeps 6.

Features include: Short Breaks • Multi bathrooms • Non smoking Near the Beach • Close to the Sea Easy Walk access • Pub near by • Pets allowed sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: Situated beside the North Yorkshire Moors National Park yet only 3 miles from Scarborough’s golden beaches this cluster of five high quality holiday cottages enjoy views over open meadowland Scarborough Castle and the sea. Full of charm character and original features the cottages are well-equipped stylish and comfortable – all the bedrooms have en-suite facilities. The rear lawned and enclosed garden with patio garden furniture and shared barbecue has a western aspect ideal for evening relaxation whilst the front lawned gardens overlook the countryside and sea. Scalby a lovely rural village with a historic church café/restaurant shops and two local inns is only a fifteen-minute walk from the cottages and if visitors can bear to leave the comfort and special tranquillity of Barmoor it is ideally located for walking cycling or touring the glorious forests moorland and seascapes which are virtually on the doorstep. Each cottage offers a ‘Drive/walk good food guide’ compiled by the owners to maximise visitors’ holiday enjoyment. Among Scarborough’s many attractions are a Sea Life Centre and Theatre in the Round (offering productions and films for all ages) as well as plenty of restaurants cafés and evening entertainment. Sea trips are available from the harbour and coarse fishing is enjoyed at nearby Throxenby Mere. The Forge Valley Woodland Reserve lies half a mile’s walk from the cottages and quiet lanes lead directly to Langdale Forest. Golf courses and riding stables are found locally and the more energetic might like to tackle the nearby Cleveland Way long distance footpath with its stunning views over land and sea. The inviting moorland countryside and picturesque villages of ‘Heartbeat’ fame are a joy to explore and a trip on the North York Moors steam railway is a must. A 30-minute drive up the coast leads to the many delights of Robin Hood’s Bay and the old port of Whitby a fascinating historic town traditionally associated with Count Dracula and in whose attractive harbour tall ships often lie at anchor. The great houses of Sledmere Burton Agnes and Castle Howard are all within 20 miles of the cottages.

Accommodation Detail

3 steps to entrance. Ground floor: Living room/dining room/kitchen area with beams. 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double with high vaulted ceiling and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet 1 single with sloping ceiling and en-suite bathroom and toilet. Z-bed (for child) available.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Scalby Lodge - Mulgrave Cottage in Scalby, North Yorkshire, North East England

Scalby Lodge - Mulgrave Cottage, Scalby, North Yorkshire, North East England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £367 to £ 962

Self catering accommodation in Scalby sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Close to the Beach • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

"Owned by Her Majesty the Queen who visited the estate in 2010, these former farm buildings and cottages have been transformed and are in an ideal holiday location from which to explore both the North York Moors National Park and the glorious Heritage Coast of Yorkshire."

Scalby Lodge sits in an idyllic location on the edge of the elegant seaside town of Scarborough, with direct access to the Cleveland Way and affording stunning views towards the 12th-century castle ruins and across the coastline towards Bempton Cliffs RSPB Bird Sanctuary. Bird watchers should note that there is direct access to Scalby Pond boasting a private hide which guests are welcome to use. Scarborough is known as the first seaside resort and has been welcoming guests for more than 300 years. It boasts two beautiful beaches, with the North Bay being popular with surfers and the South Bay perfect for a fun-filled family day at the seaside. The town centre is home to an eclectic mix of shops, a wide choice of restaurants and its very own theatre where plays by the famous Alan Ayckbourn can be enjoyed. A stroll along the esplanade, featured in the TV series The Royal and Heartbeat, is a delight with far reaching views towards the castle and across the bays. Other places to visit include the 12th-century castle, Peasholm Park, the Sea Life Centre and an open air theatre.
To the south are Filey, Bridlington and many historic homes, halls and castles with Burton Agnes Hall housing a large collection of Renoir and Monet art, and Sewerby Hall and Gardens well worth a visit. To the north is the historic port of Whitby, renowned for its connections with Captain James Cook. The town is home to the stunning abbey which overlooks the colourful harbour and marina, and is the departure point for steam rides across the moors aboard the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Smugglers coves include Robin Hood’s Bay, Runswick Bay and Staithes where tumbling cottages cling to the cliff edges. Further inland are the North York Moors, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where quaint villages tucked away deep in the valleys await discovery. Visit the daffodil fields of Farndale in springtime, a truly magnificent sight to behold.
Dalby Forest is home to the world mountain bike events and offers cycle hire with tracks to suit all ages, picnic areas with barbecues, the ever popular Go Ape, a visitor centre with children’s play areas and a very popular café with terraced eating areas - an ideal place to recharge your batteries. Alternatively, take a day out to Flamingoland Theme Park and Zoo. The market towns of Malton, Kirkby Moorside and Pickering host weekly markets and are easily accessible. A little further afield, discover the minster city of York, 40 miles, with galleries, museums, theatres and York Minster itself. Scarborough and the surrounding areas are packed with things to do and there really is something to suit all the family. Shop and pub ½ mile.

Spacious open-plan living/dining room with wood-burning stove and well-equipped kitchen area. Double bedroom with 5ft bed, TV and en-suite shower room with toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel inc, thereafter avail at cost
  • Ground source heating inc
  • Two Freeview TVs
  • DVD
  • Washer/dryer
  • F/freezer
  • Welcome pack
  • Easy walking access

  • Elec, bed linen and towels inc
  • T/cot
  • H/chair
  • M/wave
  • D/washer
  • Wi-fi
  • Enclosed garden with seating
  • 5-acre shared grounds
  • BBQ
  • Shared children’s play area
  • Ample parking
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday

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