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St Cuthbert's Cottage

Beal near Holy Island, Northumberland (Ref. 918954)


  • Sleeps 4 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 1 bathroom

  • No pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    Miss Watkinson

    “St Cuthbert’s Cottage was exceptionally clean and very cosy.”

    The hosts (Mr and Mrs Bell) were warm and welcoming. We loved the Summerhouse, it was the perfect spot to sit and relax after a days walking and sightseeing.

    The hosts (Mr and Mrs Bell) were warm and welcoming. We loved the Summerhouse, it was the perfect spot to sit and relax after a days walking and sightseeing. The cottage is ideally located for easy access to the Northumberland coast, countryside and the surrounding towns. The trains run past frequently but caused no disturbance at all. Would highly recommend St Cuthbert’s Cottage.

The property

This cosy semi-detached cottage is situated in the hamlet of Beal near a railway level crossing on the access road to Holy Island, making it the ideal holiday home for railway enthusiasts.

With panoramic views of open fields, the property is ideal for a family who wish to explore this fascinating region.

Offering two cosy bedrooms, there’s also a comfortable sitting room with a patio door and a kitchen with an adjacent dining area.

To the front is a walled, gravelled patio area and to the rear a delightful summerhouse with comfortable sofas and a decked area with views over the open countryside.

The tiny scattered hamlet of Beal boasts fantastic attractions with the popular tourist destination, The Barn at Beal, offering birdwatching, a great bar and restaurant, and a shop selling locally-grown produce.

Fabulous walks and cycle routes are available from the doorstep as the cottage is situated on the Northumberland Coast Path, which runs through the hamlet and continues south along the delightful Heritage Coastline, or why not take a stroll along one of the endless golden beaches where seals and sea birds flourish?

The causeway taking you to Holy Island is just a five-minute drive away, as is the A1, which will quickly whisk you away to the many delights of Northumberland including the castles at Bamburgh, Warkworth, Alnwick and Dunstanburgh.

Edinburgh is also within travelling distance, as are Newcastle and Hadrian's Wall.

This cottage is in an excellent position for discovering the delights of Northumberland at any time of year!


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x dressing room with cot
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer in shed, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Free WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front patio plus rear gravelled area and decking with furniture and summerhouse
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 1 mile.

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About the location


Holy Island 2 miles; Berwick 9 miles.

Beal is a tiny hamlet in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just a mile away from the causeway to Holy Island. This scattered hamlet, known locally as the gateway to Lindisfarne, is in an ideal position for touring North Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. Within easy reach of the A1, Beal has good access to all of the area's attractions - wonderful beaches, historic castles and Holy Island, which is just two miles away. Those who enjoy the great outdoors will be delighted with the Northumbrian Coastal Trail, which runs through Beal and onwards down the Heritage Coast offering stunning scenery along the way. Beal is within easy reach of both St Oswald's Way and St Cuthbert's Way and there are some great birdwatching sites nearby. Seahouses is close by or you can spend a day visiting Farne Island by boat where you may catch a glimpse of seals and puffins. The golden sandy beaches at Beal are home to many seals and seabirds, plus The Barn at Beal is an excellent attraction for birdwatching and has a first class coffee shop, farm shop and restaurant.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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