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Ambler's Rest Cottage

Amble, Northumberland (Ref. 938293)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

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

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45 Customer Reviews

  • "We enjoyed our week at Ambler's Rest and really liked the village/town of Amble."

    The cottage itself was fine and comfortable with the only gripe being the too warm duvets. We sweltered at night and would have preferred summer weight ones.

    Reviewed by JenniferJun 2022

  • "Lovely house and very well appointed."

    Ideally situated near the harbour. Our only issue was the double bed mattress which we found very uncomfortable which was a shame but otherwise no complaints at all. Enjoyed Amble, it’s changed a lot from my last visit.

    Reviewed by KarinMay 2022

  • "Bathroom off the dining room was spotlessly clean but had an unpleasant damp smell."

    Everything else was lovely & the welcome tray was a nice touch.

    I think the smell is the new toilet cleaner so I will ask cleaners to go back to the old one. I’m so pleased everything else was very good. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JudithApr 2022

  • "Amblers Rest was a wonderful cottage and incredibly well equipped with everything you could need, and the lovely welcome tray was so thoughtful - thank you."

    The location was just perfect and just a few minutes from the sea and beach, and really close to the harbour too ! We had a really great few days and time went too quickly !

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2022

  • "Excellent property one of the best we have stayed in."

    Reviewed by GaynorMar 2022

  • "I'd like to thank the owners of Amblers Rest, which was a perfect base for a weeks hoilday."

    Positioned only a few mins from the dog friendly beaches (until May) meant getting up for a quick potter before heading out to explore this gorgeous part of Northumberland was so easy. The cottage is freshly decorated, homely, cosy and warm providing all the home comforts one needs. As soon as we entered Amblers Rest we knew we would be comfortable for the week. The double bed was exceptionally comfortable so we were able to sleep deeply after a days exploring. When we had a slight plumbing problem the owners of the property arrived instantly and sorted everything; they even left us a second basket of goodies, as an apology! The first basket we'd found on arrival to Amblers Rest was the biggest 'welcome pack' we've ever had, even our dog was spoilt/treated! All instructions for equipment were easy to follow, except we couldnt find the car park for recycling as advised on the bin. We did however find another area to use instead, so this could do with up-dating. The provision of so many maps/walks was really useful. We managed to fill each day with discovering a different area. What a beautiful area it is too. You will not be disappointed. Amble and neighbouring villages/towns have an abundance of tasty eateries so youll be spoilt for choice. We would certainly return to Amblers rest at the drop of a hat. Many THANKS for a perfect Holiday Home. Amanda and Nic

    Reviewed by AmandaMar 2022

  • "A lovely holiday home just two minutes walk to the sea!"

    Everything was clean, homely and I've never had such a well equipped kitchen! The welcome tray was a great touch and much appreciated, even our four legged friend was catered for with dog bowls and treats. There wasn't a DVD player but upon request it appeared the next morning and it was nice to meet our hosts! Would highly recommend!

    Reviewed by JulieFeb 2022

  • "Informed the owner on the first day that the upstairs shower was broken."

    They not unduly concerned as said we had the downstairs shower. The downstairs shower was inadequate. Very small . Very claustrophobic. No shelf to put shower gel and shampoo...have to hold in hand whilst showering. I have had better shower set ups on camp sites. Bad start to every day because of the shower. To make matters worse the owner text us on our DEPARTURE morning to say they could not get parts for the upstairs shower.NOT IMPRESSED what good is that info to our holiday. Very unsatisfactory. Would not recommend or use the property again.

    I would like to apologise once again that the shower was broken for your stay. The first contact we had from you was at 6.55pm on Saturday evening. We attended the property that night and advised we will have to order a new shower. You advised that you were happy to use the shower downstairs which at 900mm is slightly larger than a standard shower, The new shower arrived and was fitted on Friday 25th – Thank you for your feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by CheralynFeb 2022

  • "Excellent position for exploring Amble and the surrounding area."

    Reviewed by JoanneFeb 2022

  • "A lovely home with great seaside themed touches very close to little shore beach, beach huts, the pier, play park, harbour, cafes, restaurants and bars."

    A great base to explore the Northumberland coast and country from. Exceptionally clean and very well equipped. The owner Glenys was attentive by text making sure we were happy with everything which we certainly were.

    Reviewed by SusanFeb 2022

  • "Very much enjoyed our stay and we met the owners who were both great people."

    Reviewed by J DOct 2021

  • "Only personal qualm was that the mattress in the main bedroom was very hard and uncomfortable to sleep on."

    Reviewed by ElizabethOct 2021

  • "This was our second visit to Amblers Rest this year and it didn’t disappoint."

    The cottage is very well organised and has everything you could possibly need. It’s position is excellent . The Northumberland coast is beautuful and we were able to extend some of our favourite walks this September because of the wonderful weather. What’s not to love!!!

    Reviewed by CarolSep 2021

  • "The location was great - 5 minutes from the beach and town."

    The cottage had everything we needed and was very comfortable.

    Reviewed by CarolynSep 2021

  • "Some of the equipment in the cottage needs to be updated or replaced."

    Thank you for your review. I am pleased the cottage met your expectations, however I am sorry you didn't get in touch during your stay so we could have sorted any problems that you found. We have inspected and tested all equipment as we were unsure what you were referring to. Please let us know what you feel needs to be done so it can be attended to. We update regularly and always replace broken items as soon as we are aware of them. We would appreciate it if you can let us know privately what the problem items were. Property Owner

    Reviewed by BarbaraAug 2021

  • "A wonderful cottage in a quaint sea side town The cottage was very clean,well layed out,comfortable and in a good central location."

    The boys loved it. We will be returning again.

    Reviewed by NormanJul 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage ,fully equipped with everything we needed( even providing details of ‘‘doggy day care’ which we used on several occasions)."

    Wonderful welcome pack, would highly recommend and plan to rebook soon.

    Reviewed by SandraJun 2021

  • "Perfect location."

    So close to the beach and harbour. Wonderful welcome pack - thank you.

    Reviewed by CarolJun 2021

  • "Ambler's Rest was a very comfortable, clean and well equipped cottage and had everything we needed and more."

    It was in a very quiet location yet was only a five minute walk to the shops and harbour village of Amble, and if you have children, the little shore and beach huts are only round the corner. Would highly recommend this cottage and would have no hesitation in booking it again.

    Reviewed by DorothyMay 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, everything needed for week away."

    Reviewed by KarenMay 2021

  • "Very comfortable, warm and well equipped cottage."

    Very impressive welcome pack and fresh flowers. When there was a problem with the lights downstairs the owners responded very quickly and it was sorted within the hour. Can highly recommend this cottage located on a quiet street and a stones throw from the beach and paths through the sand dunes.

    Reviewed by JacquelineApr 2021

  • "Great cottage and well situated for beach,restaurants."

    Reviewed by ElaineOct 2020

  • "Home from home."

    There was a lovely welcome pack of milk and sweet treats awaiting us. We have just returned from a very enjoyable week at Ambler’s Rest. Everything needed was there, there was nothing extra we could have wanted at all. The house was lovely & clean & it was great to have two shower rooms. Very quiet area, warm and cosy and lovely comfortable bed and bedding. No problem at all with on street parking right outside the front door. The sea front is at the end of the road and it’s only a short walk into the Main Street. Plenty of great places to eat out in Amble. We will be back I’m sure.

    Reviewed by ClaireSep 2020

  • "My husband and I along with two friends stayed for 4 nights at the Amblers Rest."

    On arrival we found a welcome tray in the kitchen with biscuits,cake,tea,coffee,crisps and milk & butter in the fridge. Very welcoming after our journey. The house was very clean & well equipped. Having 2 bathrooms was very good and the bedrooms were very comfortable. I can recommend this property for a family stay. It is not far from the harbour,beach and shops and a great base for exploring.

    Reviewed by KathySep 2020

  • "Had a fantastic stay."

    Property was clean and comfortable, with everything we needed. Fabulous location, lots to see and do. Would book again.

    Reviewed by MandyAug 2020

  • "We had a wonderful time in Amble."

    The cottage was wonderful, everything we needed. There was secure storage for our bikes, plenty of room for all of us and our dog and a very short walk to the beach, Marina and local shops. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by AlisonAug 2020

  • "The house was well-equipped and the location was great, close to the beach, restaurants & shops."

    the only down side was it is a little dark inside & you need the lights on most of the time.

    Thank you for your comments.The windows do have shutters for guest privacy, but these can be opened to let in more light. I'm glad you had a good time at the property and enjoyed the area. Property Owner

    Reviewed by GeraldineJul 2020

  • "Well located, well furnished, nothing to grumble about."

    Thank you for a relaxing few days.

    Reviewed by AnnaFeb 2020

  • "Need to update TV to a more modern one"

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2019

  • "A lovely, cosy cottage in a beautiful setting!"

    The owners have done everything possible to make the cottage feel homely and welcoming. Close to amenities, places of interest and of course, Northumberland's spectacular coastline and beaches. People are very friendly and very dog-friendly too, which made for a wonderful holiday by the sea.

    Reviewed by JulieJul 2019

  • "The cottage was spotless and very comfortable."

    It has everything you need for a self catering holiday & is in a great location, literally a 5 minute walk to the sea.

    Reviewed by MaggieJul 2019

  • "A well equipped and clean cottage."

    A quiet location yet close to all amenities.

    Reviewed by LesleyMay 2019

  • "Enjoyed welcome pack."

    Good location for walking dog on beach. Little Co - op just around the corner.

    Reviewed by UrsulaApr 2019

  • "Everything was good Cottage was clean and comfortable and very friendly people would go again"

    Reviewed by RobertaApr 2019

  • "No problems at all owner friendly and accommodating would come back"

    Reviewed by BeverleyMar 2019

  • "Amblers rest was a delight, very clean and well equipped."

    Minutes from the beach and ten minutes from the town centre. We loved Amble with its shops and the development in the harbour made it an outstanding place to visit, the Harbour Inn was a very friendly pub. We will certainly go back one day.

    Reviewed by KeithOct 2018

  • "To use a familiar expression."

    "you get what it says on the packet"

    Reviewed by WilliamSep 2018

  • "The cottage was excellent, we can think of nothing that we needed that wasn’t provided."

    The beach was at the end of the street as advertised and lots of places to visit within easy travel distance. The owner was friendly and the welcome pack a lovely thought.

    Reviewed by PatriciaAug 2018

  • "We had a very pleasant weekend staying in Amblers Rest ."

    We would like to thank Mrs Dawson , the owner , for the thoughtful, complimentary ,milk, cake and biscuits in the kitchen , after a long journey to Amble from Peterborough ! Amble is a clean and charming town and the proximity of the sea coast to the cottage is an added bonus .We enjoyed the walk along the coast on Saturday morning . There are lots of nice restaurants, too , within walking distance , so the cottage is conveniently located .

    Reviewed by ParvatiJun 2018

  • "We had a very enjoyable stay at Amblers Rest Cottage."

    Everything we needed was within walking distance and the cottage was comfortable and very well equipped.Would definetley reccomend..

    Reviewed by LesleyJun 2018

  • "Milk, bread, and cake was very welcome on arrival."

    Location close to the seafront is great.

    Reviewed by ElaineJun 2018

  • "Beautiful place, friendly locals."

    The cottage was cosy and clean no problems, the cake, milk and bread was a nice welcome surprise Thankyou

    Reviewed by IanMay 2018

  • "We had a lovely holiday at the Ambler's Rest."

    IT is a very cosy ,clean and well equipped cottage.The location is great with a Co-op just round the corner and the beach and park at the end of the road.Turn right from here and you have open grass for the dog or turn left for the path to the market place and high street.Would love to return and would recommend it to anyone

    Reviewed by HeatherMar 2018

  • "Really smart and well decorated cottage in a lovely location, with great walks and attractions."

    Reviewed by MaryMar 2018

  • "Description was accurate."

    Friendly owners, clean and tidy.

    Reviewed by SallyJul 2017

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • First floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with electric fire, flame-effect only.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Roadside parking on a first come, first served basis
  • Small enclosed rear yard with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 5 mins walk
  • If anyone requires charging an electric car at the property please contact the office to make payment, this will be £10.00 per charge, please ensure charging is done safely.

The property

Just a short walk from the beach, this charming terraced house is the perfect base for guests to enjoy the busy fishing port of Amble.

Set over two floors, this spacious property is ideal for families or a group of five friends wishing to visit this popular seaside town.

On the ground floor is a modern kitchen, fully...

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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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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This property offers the following short breaks:

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