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2 Bay View

Amble-by-the-Sea, Northumberland (Ref. 24822)

4.6

(64 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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64 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely clean and cosy little house in a fantastic position."

    All basic kitchen crockery & utensils supplied and more! The log fire looks so inviting ready to go with everything provide, we’re a bit disappointed that it was too warm during our stay to take full advantage of it

    Reviewed by RuthJun 2022

  • "Second visit to Bay View."

    Great property with lovely view and cozy too - dog friendly and everything you need with ready access to everything Amble has to offer.

    Reviewed by JanineMay 2022

  • "Excellent location overlooking the beach at Amble ."

    Lovely clean house with log fire ( logs provided) . Parking available in front of the house . Great communication with the owner who also left wine and biscuits as a welcome gift

    Reviewed by RuthMay 2022

  • "We had a fantastic stay at 2 Bay View."

    Beautiful location, spotlessly clean and friendly neighbours. Amble is a lovely village on the harbour with great restaurants and walks. Thank you so much for such a peaceful holiday. We will definitely be back. Ali

    Reviewed by AlisonApr 2022

  • "The property was warm and cosy and in a brilliant location."

    Plenty of kitchen equipment for anyone who wants to cook. The owner left kindle and wood to start the fire and wine and chocolate biscuits which were a nice touch . We will revisit in the future .

    Reviewed by SusanFeb 2022

  • "We arrived in the midst of Storm Eunice so we’re pleased that it was lovely and warm and we could park outside."

    It’s in a fab location with sea views. The cottage was spotlessly clean, yes there were a few squeaky floorboards but that didn’t bother us. The owner had left enough wood for the log burner, we had to buy matches to light it. The only thing missing was a hairdryer. We also wasn’t keen on the rug in the living room as it was difficult to clean, other than that it was perfect and we will definitely rebook to visit again.

    Reviewed by SallyFeb 2022

  • "Lovely week in this cosy comfortable and clean cottage."

    Reviewed by CarolFeb 2022

  • "2 Bay view is a real home from home."

    We had an excellent stay here. The view from the cottage is the real selling point. Yes it could do with a little updating but it is spotlessly clean and so comfortable. Had the best sleep. We would not hesitate to book again ( and we will)

    Reviewed by DianneDec 2021

  • "Bay View Cottage was warm and comfortable and its location was ideal for visiting the surrounding area and for walks along the Northumberland coastline."

    The view from the window over Amble Bay was lovely and we are sure that in the summer months there would be plenty of activity in the bay with regards to sailing boats etc. Parking is available right outside the door of the cottage and the local convenience store is only a few hundred yards away.

    Reviewed by RonDec 2021

  • "Simply 100 per cent pleased with the booking."

    Reviewed by SheilaNov 2021

  • "Back a year later than planned and it's like coming home."

    Fabulous well equipped cottage, warm and cosy, everything you need is provided and the best location with gorgeous views. We'll be back!

    Reviewed by AdrianNov 2021

  • "Lovely homely property, owner contacted us beforehand and was lovely, nice little welcome pack upon arrival, only minor complaints, VERY creaky Floorboards so woke the kids a few times at night, remote for TV didn't work properly and the fridge under counter very noisy buzzing noise, but again all minor and certainly didn't take away from our time!"

    Really enjoyed this little home, more so than our own home!

    Reviewed by JosephineOct 2021

  • "Ideal setting."

    Amble has a lovely vibe with great walks around. Warkworth is also a lovely village with a great beach. We travelled the whole of the Northumberland coastal route visiting castles right up to Berwick on Tweed and Lindisfarne. Travelled across to Kielder Dam and Forest. Enjoyed all of the holiday.

    Reviewed by PatriciaSep 2021

  • "Lovely cosy terraced cottage in an excellent location."

    Wonderful base from which to explore the brilliant Northumberland coast. Extremely dog friendly (both the cottage and the local area) and all the amenities you need close by.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2021

  • "Comfortable and cosy cottage; nicely clean on arrival and with milk / teabags / biscuits / wine welcome package which we enjoyed."

    Cottage is slightly dated but well-equipped and a good space to be able to live in for the week. The owner was very helpful and accessible (not that we had any issues). The location is great - the kitchen overlooks the beach and entrance to Amble harbour. Parking is easy (outside the house or along the adjacent street) and the area sociable. A funfair was running for a few days opposite, on the green, but was neither particularly noisy nor a problem. The cottage is a great base for walks to the dunes (south) or Warkworth (north, not quite an hour) and for days out to Berwick (walk round the walls, nice lunch), Cragside House (NT property, excellent day out) and Hexham (to visit Housesreads Roman museum). There are plenty of accessible minisupermarkets withoin 10 minutes walk (Co-op, Tesco) and a big Morrisons 5 minutes drive away (on the link road by-passing Amble) where you can also get fuel. Wifi signal is strong (better than ours at home!) and lounge a comfortable living area. Was good value - we enjoyed our stay!

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2021

  • "Our only concern was the shower panel ,when you showered the water ran under the panel ,you had to make sure you rolled a towel on the floor."

    But apart from that we had a beautiful stay and its in a great location.

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2021

  • "Bay View was a clean and cozy cottage."

    Welcome pack left by owner, and helpful tips on places to visit. Great view from window, perfect for people watching and Amble is a good base to visit the beautiful Northumberland scenery.

    Reviewed by JanineMay 2021

  • "Ideal holiday cottage in a lovely fishing village,beautiful view from breakfast bar and an ideal location for discovering Northumberland."

    Pity about the weather but the good news is that we will be back again this summer.

    Reviewed by EMay 2021

  • "Lovely holiday home, light, spacious and comfortable beds."

    Ideal base for walking to beach 2mins, into town 10mins or driving up the lovely coastline. Nice & clean and everything there to make your stay a delight. Wood burner (we didn't use) and logs would make a nice cosy evening. Weather was good on the whole so we were out and about. Definately go again.

    Reviewed by LynnApr 2021

  • "Cozy little cottage with lovely views."

    Great base for Northumberland coast, Cheviots and Simonside hills. Helpful owner and everything spotless on arrival.

    Reviewed by RebeccaOct 2020

  • "We found the cottage to be spotlessly clean, comfortable, toasty warm and very well equipped."

    The cottage is in a fantastic location, lovely views to pier from the breakfast bar, very close to the harbour and the town centre but still in a quiet location. Tim the owner was very helpful and phoned us the day before we travelled to let us know about key collection and also to give us useful information about some places to visit. Would definately stay here again and would recommend to friends and family.

    Reviewed by HOct 2020

  • "In the middle of a Covid pandemic we expected the property to be spotless."

    We had already been to stay in Lythem St.Annes for a short break and that had been Covid secure with cushions that could not be washed removed.The first thing we saw was a tatty old throw on one of the sofas it should not have been there. We had brought food and we lifted out 2 dinner plates which both had dried food on.Luckily we had brought a picnic basket so could use those plates. The fire was thick with dust and there were many dusty old ornamnts We had brought lots of cleaning products so I spent several hours cleaning all the surfaces and decided we would not use any of their impliments and took our food home. The bathroom had a clean toilet and wash basin but the tiles were very dirty and had not been cleaned once again there were dirty dusty ornaments. In the garden there was lots of rubbish at the side of the shed . When we went into Amble every where we went cafes restaurants were covid sucure . I do not have a smart phone so could not take photographs. We shower every day but could not stand to use it and on Wednesday night we decided to leave could not cope with the dirty place any more. I think in a time of a deadly pandemic you need to check your properties to ensure this does not happen to any one else.

    Reviewed by MoiraJul 2020

  • "This is our third visit to this property and have enjoyed just as much as before."

    Great location, lovely accommodation in prime position to enjoy all Amble has to offer.

    Reviewed by SusanFeb 2020

  • "This is a lovely place with a beach 100 yards in front of you, a local fish restaurant 300 yards away and a lovely pier."

    I got up each morning for sunrise with a coffee and watched the sun come up. What a great start to the day!

    Reviewed by DarrenFeb 2020

  • "Comfy cottage with brilliant sea view, a beach on the doorstep very handy for ..."

    Comfy cottage with brilliant sea view, a beach on the doorstep very handy for walking the dog first thing and last thing at night, nice and warm with the log burner, the shower could do with replacing though as it wasnt very good,

    Reviewed by JacquelineJan 2020

  • "Had a great (sunny!"

    ) winter break here with my dog. Easy to find, parking right outside. Little treats on arrival including tea & milk for a cuppa! Comfortable, cosy and clean. Heating easy to use. Fabulous seaview from the very well equipped kitchen. Gardens secure, enclosed and dog proof! Lots of walkies from the front door with beaches, castles and plenty of wildlife. Amble is a charming little place. Very dog (& people!) friendly with plenty to explore. I must admit on arrival I was a bit underwelmed but totally converted after our first walkies along the pier into the harbour. Absolutely no complaints. I don't normally consider return visits, as there are so many lovely cottages on Sykes to try, but if I did I would definitely come back here.

    Reviewed by JoanneJan 2020

  • "Fantastic location and warm and well equipped cottage."

    Everything you need for a lovely week in this lovely town.

    Reviewed by AdrianNov 2019

  • "Location was amazing but the house was tired and grubby , needs a full refurb , bedroom curtains offered no block to street lights so had very little sleep ,leaking gutter dripping onto plastic air vent guard was very annoying, bedroom smelt damp due to a leaking radiator so the carpet and curtain were both wet , not very pleasant ."

    However the owner got this fixed immediately but the smell remained. Would love to stay in amble again but not at this property

    Reviewed by AnthonyOct 2019

  • "The views from the front windows are fantastic and despite a cold wind blowing ..."

    The views from the front windows are fantastic and despite a cold wind blowing most of the week the cottage was lovely and warm at all times - and we didn't have to use the wood burner

    Reviewed by JohnOct 2019

  • "Lovely cosy house with amazing views."

    Central location to many coastal towns and beaches. We would certainly book this property again

    Reviewed by VivienneAug 2019

  • "This cottage is in a perfect location and plenty to do and walk to without using your car"

    Reviewed by JoanneAug 2019

  • "Excellent cottage lovely view out to the bay great location to get around on the ..."

    Excellent cottage lovely view out to the bay great location to get around on the coast and we had lovely weather so bonus everything in the cottage we needed and comfy beds

    Reviewed by ClaireJul 2019

  • "The cottage is in a very good location with lovely views over the river mouth and out to sea."

    Nice to sit outside the cottage in the late afternoon and early evening watching the world go by and chatting to passers by. Amble really does deserve the label as the friendliest port. The cottage is well appointed with all mod cons and perfectly placed for walks along the river or coast also very handy for some very good local restaurants.

    Reviewed by SheilaJun 2019

  • "This cottage is in the perfect location and ideal for holiday with dogs."

    Has great view over harbour. Minutes from shops and restaurants. Good base to explore coast with amazing walks and beaches. Very friendly location. Highly recommend

    Reviewed by HelenJun 2019

  • "Bay view is a lovely cottage, with amazing views!"

    It’s very convenient for shops pubs and some excellent eating places!!!! It’s a good base to visit the Northumberland coast line and countryside! Would definitely recommend it, and hope to return

    Reviewed by CatherineMay 2019

  • "The cottage was cosy, comfortable and lovely and peaceful."

    It was in an absolutely ideal location for walking the dogs and for getting round the town and harbour area. Amble is very dog-friendly everywhere - dogs are actively welcomed, not just tolerated, and there are several beaches within just a few minutes walk or drive - Druridge bay and Cresswell especially recommended.

    Reviewed by GaryApr 2019

  • "Perfect little cottage!"

    Tim (the owner) was very helpful! Made it very easy.

    Reviewed by JasonApr 2019

  • "2 bay view is an ideal property if you are holidaying with a dog."

    It is situated right on the beach at Amble, with a fantastic beach at warkworth and a country park just along the coast. It has a secure patio garden. The property had everything we needed for our stay, it was cosy and comfortable. The only downside was the squeaky floorboards on the staircase and on the first floor. They really need to be sorted!

    Reviewed by LindaMar 2019

  • "The accomodation was great, very clean and well equipped."

    Location was great with a shop 5 minutes walk away and the sea literally on your door step. Would definitely consider staying again.

    Reviewed by IanMar 2019

  • "Lovely cosy cottage with lovely views of the sea."

    There was everything provided for a stress free stay and amble is a great place for food and places to visit . Would recommend this cottage and a visit to walkworth for its castle beach and river walk

    Reviewed by JulieMar 2019

  • "This was our 2nd visit to 2 Bay View, and our umpteenth holiday booked through Sykes, both of which added to a great break away."

    We will definitely be back to this lovely property with fab views in the lovely Amble, and we will definitely be booking more holidays with Sykes. The property is clean and comfortable with fab homely touches, the welcome pack of wine, biscuits and milk was much appreciated. There is loads to do around Amble and local coastal areas especially walks with the dog, and we are very grateful that properties allow our faithful friend to accompany us. We love to go in the colder months and take advantage of the cosy log burner.

    Reviewed by SusanFeb 2019

  • "The location of this cottage is excellent."

    The ability to have your breakfast whilst looking out over the harbour and beyond was very relaxing. The cottage itself was comfortable and fairly well equipped. Some of the equipment however could do with updating/replacement such as the kettle which leaked when pouring, some pans with worn non-stick coating, the laminate flooring which was split in the kitchen area and the washing machine with worn bearings was very noisy. Overall some care and attention to detail required.

    Reviewed by NormanFeb 2019

  • "The view is marvellous."

    The cottage is coz y and welcoming and very comfortable. We had a very relaxing stay and will definitely book again. The gardens lovely even in winter. There's plenty to see around the area but it was lovely just to relax in comfort.

    Reviewed by LizJan 2019

  • "2 bayview is a little gem what a lovley place sit at the breakfast bar and watch the world go by."

    The sea on your door step brillant.

    Reviewed by ThomasNov 2018

  • "We have visited Amble several times."

    This is the best cottage we have stayed in due to the fantastic view. The facilities were spot on. A welcome bottle of wine and buns. The log burner was easy to use. 10 yards from the beach that our dog Charlie loved. Secure back yard. Everything spotless and it was well equipped. Washing machine and drier if required. Comfy beds and great shower. We would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by DavidNov 2018

  • "As always we were delighted with everything."

    . 2.Bay View was well equipped. Spotlessly clean. really warm and comfortable Perfectly situated on the Northumbrian coast to visit the rest of beautiful Northumberland....

    Reviewed by EleanorOct 2018

  • "We had a lovely week in a lovely cottage."

    Reviewed by JackieOct 2018

  • "Ideal position overlooking harbour,dog walks straight from the door, comfortable cottage to relax in or tourr from or explore the attractions of the town which are many."

    Reviewed by EricOct 2018

  • "We all had a lovely break in Amble, great location and very clean."

    The beds were so comfortable, it was difficult to get up in the mornings and the kids have been asking if we can go back. Thumbs up!

    Reviewed by KatieJul 2018

  • "Description on website overstated facilities, although clean and reasonably comfortable did not meet what we expected from description."

    Hot water system was inconsistent, sometimes boiling others times just warm. Lounge could have done with side tables.

    Thank you so much for letting us know your comments regarding your recent visit to 2 Bay View. Following your feedback, we have now checked the hot water system which is running with no problems and we have added some side tables to the lounge as per your recommendation. Property Owner

    Reviewed by CameronMay 2018

  • "The small garden was unkempt and garden furniture was filthy and covered in bird mess and not just a week or twos worth!"

    ! It was also very shabby. The frying pans were in a dirty condition.

    Thank you for your feedback following your holiday at 2 Bay View. We have now taken the decision to remove the bird feeders from the garden. Although it will be sad to see a decrease in the birds, hopefully this will help to keep the furniture in a better condition for our guests. We will also be maintaining the garden every month moving forward. Thank you again for your comments and enabling us to improve our standards. Property Owner

    Reviewed by RaymondApr 2018

  • "Cottage in a great location for walking and coastal view,I have already recommended it to my family."

    Reviewed by EileenMar 2018

  • "Absolutely loved this cosy, clean comfortable home with a view, we didn't want to leave."

    The dog loved the beach and green to chase her ball on straight across the road, however beach doesn't allow dogs May to September. We loved the proximity to delicious fish and seafood. The view was fantastic whether a nice day or not as on the last two days when the wind got a bit wild it was fascinating watching the waves crashing over the pier. Cottage has lovely nautical touches in every room. we will definately go back.

    Reviewed by SusanMar 2018

  • "Holiday home owner was very friendly and helpful; property was warm and clean and in a good spot close to the sea and to the town's shops and eating places."

    Reviewed by NeilJan 2018

  • "Perfect cottage for dog owners."

    It had everything we needed in a great location with splendid views. Miles of walks from the door and lovely friendly people.

    Reviewed by HilaryDec 2017

  • "We had a wonderful time."

    The cottage was clean, cosy and comfortable. Owner was easy to contact and most helpful. Situation perfect. We booked it because we had a dog, who sadly died 2 weeks before the holiday, but the cottage is ideally situated with grass and beach on your doorstep and a safe courtyard at the back. Coop supermarket just up the road. We hope to visit again.

    Reviewed by EstherOct 2017

  • "The cottage was in a beautiful location just a step from the sea."

    It had everything we needed for our stay, including a lovely welcome pack which was much appreciated. It was clean, warm and very comfortable. After a day walking on the stunning Northumberland beaches, we slept to the sound of the waves crashing onto the wooden jetty just across the bay. Heaven!

    Reviewed by PamJun 2017

  • "Nice cosy wee house just across the road from the shore with a welcome pack on arrival even though we were only there for 3 nights."

    Amble is quaint and charming and very friendly. We were just a few minutes walk from the shops, pubs, restaurants and takeaways. A great base for exploring the coast or just chilling in Amble. I'm pretty sure we will return.

    Reviewed by LesleyMar 2017

  • "Lovely cottage with all amenities required."

    Landlord was really committed to ensuring we had everything we required. Lots to do in a short drive. Great restaurants and takeaways. Pet friendly. We really enjoyed our holiday and look forward to our next

    Reviewed by JulieFeb 2017

  • "Fantastic house in idyllic location."

    Perfect for couples or small family. Dog friendly.

    Reviewed by AliceJan 2017

  • "The views were brilliant to wake up to."

    The cottage is very comfortable and clean. The town is central to go up and down the coast.We had a great holiday.

    Reviewed by DianaDec 2016

  • "Lovely warm cottage in a brilliant location."

    Amble is the most friendly place we have stayed and we will be booking this cottage again.

    Reviewed by ChristineOct 2016

  • "Loved the location of the cottage, everything was in walking distance ."

    Pub, restaurants, shops, beach and harbour. We also loved people watching from the breakfast bar. The owners left us a lovely welcome pack. Plenty of places of interest, and fishing.

    Reviewed by LesleyAug 2016

  • "We took our two dogs to a lovely cottage in Amble, Northumberland."

    The cottage was in a great location, overlooking the beach, and was well equipped.. We were surprised to find this level of cleanliness in a dog friendly cottage, unlike some other companies we have used in the past. We enjoyed visiting local places, and our dogs loved the Northumberland beaches. My husband and I enjoyed sitting by the open fire every evening., especially with a glass of wine. This year we have booked another Sykes cottage for a week (in July) to visit the Peak District.

    Reviewed by HazelOct 2014

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner
  • Utility.
  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Roadside parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Enclosed patio garden with furniture and front patio with seating
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Beach across the road
  • Please note that the check in day will change from Saturday to Friday as of 7 January 2022 but can be a Saturday until then if needed

The property

A charming cottage situated in a fantastic position in Amble, boasting uninterrupted views across the estuary to Warkworth Castle.

Offering comfortable accommodation, with the shadow of Dunstanburgh Castle overlooking the wild Northumberland sea in the distance, this Amble cottage sits in the perfect location for a family, or couples looking for a base to explore the east coast.

The kitchen in this Amble cottage is light and...

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About the location

AMBLE

Warkworth 1 mile; Alnmouth 4 miles.

The bustling little seaport of Amble is situated at the mouth of the River Coquet and is an ideal place for exploring Northumberland. Historically a centre for boatbuilding, Amble offers a marina, a harbour, sandy beaches and coastal walks to the bird sanctuary at Hauxley and country park at Druridge Bay. Large fishing boats moor along the harbour wall and land a variety of fish, prawns, crabs and lobsters. There is a fish centre on the side of the harbour that is now primarily a shell fish hatchery to re-stock levels of lobster and other shell fish, this sells local fish and is open to the public. A mile south of Amble is Coquet Island, an RSPB reserve with a large population of terns, puffins and eider ducks and boat trips around the island can be arranged. The pretty coastal villages of Alnmouth and Craster and numerous superb beaches are only a short drive away, whilst picturesque Warkworth with its castle, charming Alnwick with its castle and award-winning gardens, and the National Trust’s Wallington Hall and Cragside are all within easy reach.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas