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Victoria Cottage

(Ref. 1003160)

Amble, Northumberland Show on map


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  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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67 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a fantastic stay at this property."

    It was much bigger than we expected. It was very clean and cosy. We would love to stay here again next time we are in Northumberland, location was prefect.

    Reviewed by Terri5.0Mar 2024

  • "We had a very lucky find with Victoria Cottage."

    Spacious, clean, comfortable with all the comforts of home. The secure garden was very important for our young Cairn. Couldn’t have asked for anything more. Amble is a great base to explore this beautiful part of the UK. The town itself is great with lots of amenities in walking distance.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Mar 2024

  • "The property was beautifully presented and warm on our arrival."

    Everything we needed was provided. The garden brilliant for the dogs, secure and well lit at night. Despite the road, pub and chippy it was quiet. Great location, only a ten minute walk to the harbour and plenty of shops and takeaways etc. Amble is very pretty and the beach at Hauxley superb for the dogs. We wouldn’t hesitate to return! Thank you Amy & William, we loved Victoria Cottage.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Feb 2024

  • "A very warm and comfortable cottage."

    Despite being next door to a pub it was very quiet. William was a most attentive and generous host.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Dec 2023

  • "A lovely property than was spotlessly clean and well equipped."

    The owner texted me to let us know that we could check in early if we wanted to which was a very nice gesture. Great location and a secure garden which was wonderful for our dogs.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Nov 2023

  • "Lovely home well equipped and everything you need , lovely and cosy"

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Oct 2023

  • "Victoria Cottage is a wonderfully place to stay, with everything we could need and want during a stay."

    It’s always clean and welcoming when you arrive, with the essentials required to start your stay already there for you. This was our third visit and we will be booking our next visit when we can sort out leave that works. Always a please to stay here, a home from home.

    Reviewed by Declan5.0Oct 2023

  • "Really lovely cottage way bigger than it looks."

    Very comfortable, was very clean and welcoming. Great secure court yard for dogs. Owners text to say we could have early access which was fantastic. Handy location for exploring the area.

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Sep 2023

  • "Very enjoyable stay at Victoria Cottage."

    Lovely and clean and everything we needed. Very friendly and approachable owners. Slight music noise from the pub but did not bother us at all. Will be coming back again for sure!

    Reviewed by Anna4.7Aug 2023

  • "The cottage was beautiful."

    We absolutely loved it . Everything was perfect and the garden was perfect. Our 2 cockapoos loved exploring it all. We enjoyed exploring the area and went to Alnwick Castle, Cragside and Seahouses. Had never been to Northumberland before and we loved it all. The scenery and beaches were superb. We had a snashing holiday and the owners William and Amy were super too . So helpful and friendly. Will definitely go there again.

    Thank you for your kind words, it really means a lot to us, take care..... Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a super week at Victoria cottage and found it to be very comfortable , clean and well equipped ."

    The little courtyard garden was quite a sun trap and Amble is a lovely little town.

    Thank you very much Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gill5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely comfortable house."

    We slept in back room as we thought there may be noise at the front but it was in fact very quiet. Near to all local facilities and Amble Sun market a must. All in all a very enjoyable week

    Thank you very much for your kind words Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely home amble has a lot of friendly people looking forward to going back"

    Thank you for your kind words Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Feb 2023

  • "This is a wonderful property, situated in an ideal location to get around the town and to travel further a field."

    Clean and tidy, with everything you need for a holiday stay. Private parking is available with the property, it’s extremely tight, this has never been an issue for us (this was our second stay, with another booked for October) as there is a car park a stones throw away behind the Blue Bell public house, or plenty of parking on the road.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. It's always good to get return bookings as it speaks volumes for us Property Owner

    Reviewed by Declan5.0Feb 2023

  • "Cosy , warm lovely cottage central for everything- car can be parked off road and a rarity of a garden in amble!"

    Would definitely stay again, all chairs and beds comfortable

    Thank you for your feedback, it really means a lot to us Property Owner

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Jan 2023

  • "Beautifully positioned Cottage in the heart of the village of Amble."

    5 minutes walk away from the beach. The Cottage itself is so spacious and we are a family of 5 (2 Adults & 3 Kids). It was spotless when we arrived & we were greeted with a welcome basket which was a nice touch! Would definitely recommend!

    Thank you for your kind words, stay safe and hopefully we may see yous again..... Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Dec 2022

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage to stay in, so clean and comfortable."

    Lots of little personal touches that make the stay just lovely. The owners were so friendly and happy to help with anything. Would definitely recommend and definitely will be returning

    We are over the moon you all had a great Christmas with us, take care and hopefully we may see you again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Dec 2022

  • "Very nice to have a welcome pack on arrival."

    ..and flowers a lovely thought...Beds very comfortable..Kitchen had a great selection of utensils . A comfortable well equipped property..although next to a pub we heard no noise at all.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback, it means a lot, hopefully we may see you again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Oct 2022

  • "A lovely cottage ideally placed within Amble for ease of access to everything we wanted."

    Well equipped, with all needed for a stay away from home, with the added bonus of a nice starter pack to get you going upon arrival. The secure back garden was ideal for letting the dogs out for a late night call of nature, knowing they where safe and secure. Although I never mastered the private parking, I think our car was probably a little too big, we simply parked in the small nearby car park behind the pub which is a minutes walk away. We love Amble, and would happily stay in Victoria Cottage again.

    Thank you for your kind words, we are over the moon you had a great stay at Victoria Cottage, hopefully we may see you again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Declan5.0Oct 2022

  • "Had a fantastic week at Victoria Cottage."

    Lovely property just a short 5 minute walk from the harbour. The welcome pack was a lovely touch. Amble is a lovely little town but also a good base to explore the surrounding areas with Alnwick, Holy Island & Warkworth all within easy distance. Would recommend this property

    Thanks for staying with us at Victoria Cottage, hopefully we may see you again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2022

  • "A really great time was Had by us all ."

    Our 9 year old grandson loved the use of the swimming baths. The cottage itself was immaculate and the welcoming pack flowers and leasure centred pass was very much appreciated.

    Thank you for staying with us and great to see you used our free leisure pass too, hopefully we may see you again soon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2022

  • "Fantastic stay, very comfy, clean and everything needed was provided, photos didn’t really do the cottage justice."

    Would recommend to friends and family. Text from the owners wishing us a good stay on day of arrival was a nice touch.

    Thank you for you kind words, hopefully we may see you again soon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Sep 2022

  • "Really lovely accommodation."

    Nice and clean. Complimentary tea and coffee which was a nice touch upon arriving. Great welcome book with all instructions needed as well as some great games and toys for kids and adults alike. Good communication too with a welcoming text.

    Thank you kindly for your lovely feedback, it really means a lot to us, hopefully we may see you again soon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Aug 2022

  • "This cottage is outstanding, the best I have ever stayed."

    In. it is immaculate, the tea coffee etc was welcoming, the owners lovely. I was worried when I found it was next to a pub and on the main road, I like my sleep, but I need not worry as there was little to no noise. I feel a three star is very unjust, it deserves more at least 4 or 4 +. It really was home from home. The parking is at the back down a narrow lane but that was never an issue and at least I had a parking space , which we have been caught out with before, one time I was a half mile walk from my car. Can not wait to stay there again.

    Reviewed by Sharon4.7Jul 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, we weren't sure when we saw the cottage tucked between a pub and a vape shop, with a fish shop and another pub a few doors away but as soon as we were in the cottage with the lovely enclosed garden for wilbur the dog and for sitting in, it was beautifully quiet and peaceful."

    Good position for walking along the coast.

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Jul 2022

  • "The property was exactly as described and provided a very comfortable stay."

    One very minor criticism was that the bath towels provided were a little on the small side. A welcome pack was provided which was a lovely touch and the owners texted us to let us know the property was ready.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jun 2022

  • "A delightful cottage with everything we needed for a comfortable stay, we would happily book to go back there again in the future."

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0May 2022

  • "Really nice place to stay in Amble, lovely and clean and spacious."

    Great secure garden for the dog. There are some nice restaurants nearby and on the harbour.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Apr 2022

  • "Had a lovely holiday in Amble and Victoria Cottage was in a very good position ..."

    Had a lovely holiday in Amble and Victoria Cottage was in a very good position lovely and comfortable to return to after visiting other places

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Apr 2022

  • "Amazing old cottage with many modern facilities."

    The owners have kept it to a high standard. The bedrooms all have comfortable beds, the bathroom is modern, clean, with a great shower. The kitchen has everything you need including washing machine and dishwasher. The garden is lovely and perfect for sitting out in. Also safe if taking dogs as we did. Can’t recommend it highly enough.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Apr 2022

  • "Excellent Victoria cottage, spotlessly clean,warm,very comfortable short walk away from shops,."

    .gated back garden for my little dogs,would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Mar 2022

  • "Excellent communication from the owner."

    Beautifully clean property. Welcome pack great and a lovely touch to have flowers. A beautiful place that we would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Jacqui5.0Mar 2022

  • "Excellent short break stay - more space than expected, very clean and everything provided."

    Best ever communications from owner. Quiet and dark despite being on main road through village. Would be happy to stay again and recommend to others. Use of nearby swimming pool also unexpected bonus.

    Reviewed by Ed5.0Feb 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, very comfortable large beds."

    Great location, would definitely stay here again

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Nov 2021

  • "Fantastic ."

    .clean well decorated ..hand to have an enclosed garden for the dogs

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Nov 2021

  • "This was our second stay at Victoria Cottage."

    We loved the small changes that had been made. It is a very cosy, clean, well equipped property. We would definitely recommend and would stay here again.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Oct 2021

  • "The cottage was beautifully clean and tidy and extremely well presented."

    It is in an excellent position for all the amenities and we will definitely be coming to stay again soon!

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Oct 2021

  • "Victoria Cottage was a perfect place for our summer holiday."

    Amble is a lovely harbour town and it is so easy to walk to from here. The house was larger than I thought and very comfy and welcoming. We all enjoyed being there and would definitely return again

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Sep 2021

  • "The property is very spacious and clean."

    The leisure access was a great bonus. The only issue I think should be made clearer is that the property is next to a pub. There was some slight noise disturbance on the friday/ Saturday but nothing that stopped us sleeping and not until late. Other than that the property met all our needs and it was lovely to be able to walk to restaurants, shops and the coast easily.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Aug 2021

  • "A deceptively large cottage, comfortable and spacious; allowing the entire family to enjoy a relaxing holiday without being on top of each other."

    Victoria Cottage was spotlessly clean and sumptuously furnished, making it the perfect base from which to explore the beauty and wonder of Northumberland. The owners were available via phone for anything we needed or to answer questions, and welcomed us into the home with a care package that included fresh flowers, tea, coffee, milk, bread and butter. What more could you ask. The off-road parking is tight but doable, even in our SUV. Quick tip: reversing up the drive having deposited the passengers at the end does make things easier. When we visit the area again, we'd definitely seek another stay in Victoria Cottage; not sure you could do better.

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely house and fantastic area"

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Jul 2021

  • "Brilliant cottage Everything we needed was provided."

    Very comfortable.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage with loads of room and everything you might expect."

    The only negative was that the rooms were a little dark but this was due to the position of the house and otherwise everything was excellent. The garden was particularly nice and great for the dog as completely enclosed. Amble is a nice place with loads of different eateries and a great base for exploring Northumberland.

    Reviewed by John4.7Jun 2021

  • "Being registered disabled, my only problem was no downstairs toilet, a minor ..."

    Being registered disabled, my only problem was no downstairs toilet, a minor problem ,otherwise it was one of the best cottages we have ever rentedI wish more cottages were like it

    Reviewed by Douglas4.4May 2021

  • "They have thought of everything, and the place was very clean and comfortable."

    The only slight drawback was the lane were you park thee car, it was very narrow

    Reviewed by Rick4.7May 2021

  • "Delighted with our stay in this spacious home."

    Everything went to plan and facilities superb. Sykes were a great company and went oyt of their way to help us add additional nights.

    Reviewed by Eric5.0Oct 2020

  • "Excellent accommodation, high standard of cleanliness and hygiene."

    Nice touches fresh flowers etc will definitely return

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Oct 2020

  • "Cracking little cottage very Cossie will definitely book it again"

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2020

  • "No nothing further to add"

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Sep 2020

  • "Absolutely stunning cottage very warm and cosy beds really comfortable best ..."

    Absolutely stunning cottage very warm and cosy beds really comfortable best cottage we have stayed in owners are really helpful would highly recommend this cottage

    Reviewed by Lynn Denise5.0Oct 2019

  • "A very well appointed and large house."

    Warm and cosy with comfortable furniture and beds. well positioned for the town , harbour and the Braid . Parking was an experience but OK and the garden was safe and secure. I would definitely consider another holiday there in the next 12 months.

    Reviewed by Adrian4.7Oct 2019

  • "Victoria Cottage exceeded expectation."

    It is spacious, Cosy and very clean. The location is also ideal. Would highly recommend .

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Oct 2019

  • "Excellent service cottage spot on"

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Oct 2019

  • "Clean, well presented."

    Lovely little gestures - like bread and flowers. Good communication from the owners. Great place to explore from. Quiet bedroom, slept really well.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Sep 2019

  • "For the money we paid for we expect it to be a better, the back door does not open fully as it only opens two thirds making it difficult to go through especially when you have a baby, also when you use this door it hits the boxed section and swings back hitting you, the shower is antiquated and dirty, the property is on a main road with heavy traffic which means when you open the bedroom window you hear all the noise in the early morning."

    The pub is not 1 min away it bang next door, when they have functions on you can hear it, and you also get the noise from rowdy people leaving the pub, if we had known properly about this we would have booked elsewhere,

    Reviewed by Justine3.4Aug 2019

  • "Cottage was very good larger than anticipated."

    The owners were friendly and very helpful. They dealt with minor problems promptly couldn’t have asked for them to be better . A few more towels and tea towels would be useful. Would definitely recommend to friends and go again. The leisure club free membership was great and very useful j Fordham

    Reviewed by John3.8Aug 2019

  • "The owners were brilliant, notifying us by phone when the cottage was ready for us and giving us lots of local information."

    Thank you Amy for keeping our 7 year old grandson happy by going out of your way to get him set up with the XBox! We all enjoyed our break at Victoria Cottage and would recommend to friends and family. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Irene5.0Jul 2019

  • "We had a relaxed and very happy stay at victoria cottage."

    The steps from the front bedroom needed careful negotiation for elderly people.the owner very kindly picked us up from Alnwick and took us to the station for our rail journey back to suffolk. We enjoyed the garden and the birds and amble was a joy.we would highly recommend victoria cottage.lovely owners.lovely cottage. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Jun 2019

  • "Lovely, cosy, well-equipped terraced cottage."

    Parking area is very narrow so can only accommodate a smaller car, otherwise it is parking on the road to the rear of the property. Hosts very helpful.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0May 2019

  • "Lovely area."

    Amble harbour market good. Central to attractions, I.e Alnwick castle, Bamburgh, Lindisfarne and Beamish. Great text message from owners about arrival information. Welcome pack and fresh cut flowers. Pets made very welcome.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0May 2019

  • "This was a lovely house and we had a great time"

    Reviewed by Gill5.0May 2019

  • "Excellant accommodation, stunning coast and beaches."

    Extremely friendly local people. Amble have every thing, it was brill. Our accommodation even catered for our two dogs, two feeding bowls plus a ball for them to play with magic.

    Reviewed by Eric5.0May 2019

  • "Approach to parking at rear of cottage impossible to use, too narrow."

    This made transferring our luggage very difficult. Apart from that blip this was a delightful experience. Very comfortable, extremely well equipped accommodation which was within walking distance of shops, restaurants etc. The term cottage belies the actual size of the property, would quite easily suit family of five plus. Amble is an absolute gem and I fully recommended this holiday accommodation and locale.

    Reviewed by Robert4.4May 2019

  • "Really lovely cottage which is newly decorated to a high standard."

    Owners of property left hospitality goods - tea coffee bread spread and milk - which was very welcome. Couldn’t fault the property and we enjoyed the wonderful local pubs and restaurants. Very roomy property and ideal to use as a base to explore Northumberland coast.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Apr 2019

  • "Well presented home."

    Chose Amble for convenient restaurants - not disappointed. Also close to beaches and other places of interest.

    Reviewed by Max4.4Mar 2019

  • "Very big house lots of space and room for a family vacation."

    Location excellent and all the facilities you need are 5 minutes away. I lot of thought has gone into making this a great place to enjoy family time. The owners communication was excellent and we enjoyed our long weekend. Many thanks

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Mar 2019

  • "Well cut flowers were left for our arrival, the owner gave excellent helpful, friendly text regarding entry."

    Very clean, tidy and welcoming, felt at home. Many thanks. Amble is a sweet town.

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2019

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link can be twins on request), 1 x king-size double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room with electric fire
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Gas hob, oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, games console, WiFi, selection of games
  • Hairdryer
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed courtyard garden at the rear with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 mins walk, pub 1 min walk
  • Note: There are steps up into the bedrooms
  • Note: This property only accepts Friday or Monday changeovers
  • Free Health Club Membership, At Victoria Cottage we offer a Membership Pass for up to 5 Guests for the local Health Club - The pass entitles our Guests to access the Swimming Pool, Sauna, Steam Room and Gym facilities completely free of charge, this is located on Links Road, near the beach, Please just show them the Membership Pass which is in our welcome pack, adjoined to the Health Club is The Old Granary, an ever-popular restaurant which gives 10% discount when presenting the Victoria Cottage Membership Card for food
  • (Dogs are allowed in parts of the restaurant at the health club)
  • Please note : Towels and linen are included in the rent.

The property

This traditional terrace lies in the thriving seaport Amble, on the beautiful coastline cradling Northumberland.

With all the seaside attractions nearby and a lovely modern interior to return to at the end of each day, choose Victoria Cottage for your next getaway.

Boasting three well-presented bedrooms, as well as a glistening family bathroom, this dwelling is suitable for families and friends.

The master super-king-size room even has a zip/link bed so you can be flexible with your sleeping arrangements.

The kitchen downstairs and to the rear of the cottage is beautifully decorated, with a tiled floor and integrated units, perfect for cooking up a storm for the whole family.

Gather around the table in the cosy dining room and enjoy the warmth from the fire as you tuck into a tasty meal.

Then head through to the sitting room to spend a quiet night in with your loved ones, play a game on the console or watch a bit of TV.

A warm summer's day can be enjoyed out on the patio, which is thriving amongst green shrubbery and plant pots, the ideal situation for a drink and a read of the paper.

This charming town is bustling with pubs, eateries and its marina on the seafront.

All along the coast, you have some fabulous attractions such as Warkworth Castle, strolls along the scenic Druridge Bay and boat trips to Coquet Island to spot colourful puffins in the springtime.

With a plethora of beaches, walking country and National Trust properties within easy reach, you will want to journey back to Victoria Cottage time and again.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


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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Note: Any bookings made commencing 7th August - 14th August. No short breaks will be accepted for this week due to availability of cleaning preparations.

This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £250

Note: This property only accepts Friday or Monday changeovers.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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