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Castle View (Glororum)

(Ref. 1121856)

Bamburgh, Northumberland Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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23 Customer Reviews

  • "Very enjoyable stay."

    Would book again in the future.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Nov 2023

  • "A beautiful little cottage warm and cosy and on the outskirts of Bamburgh, we really enjoyed our stay here , plenty of room for the 2 of us , kitchen was great for utensils, make sure you bring teabags , sugar etc as there was only salt and pepper in the cupboard."

    Reviewed by Elaine4.7Nov 2023

  • "After being let down by another holiday cottage firm at last minute (literally cancelled stay the day before we were due to arrive), we used Sykes cottages to book Castle View."

    Nicky from Sykes was really helpful getting in touch with the owner to see if they would accommodate us at such short notice. Payment and confirmation were really well handled as was the information sent via email. The cottage itself was really cosy, loved the log burner. Kitchen was really well equipped and decorating throughout was nice. It's just over a mile to walk into Bamburgh and it's down a lane with no pavement so care needs to be taken when walking in. We tended to take the car down to Bamburgh then explore from there. All in all a great week away.

    Reviewed by Karen4.1Sep 2023

  • "Had a lovely holiday, very peaceful, lovely views and the cottage had everything we needed and the shower was hot."

    Only downside was that we think the people before us had a dog and the property hadn't been properly hoovered/swept so had to hoover on arrival but don't let this put you off as we would book again.

    Reviewed by Heather4.4Aug 2023

  • "Fabulous location."

    This quiet, clean and well placed holiday home offers everything you could need for an enjoyable stay. So nice to find a property with a comfortable and large bed! Smart TV was a nice surprise too. As mentioned in a previous review our only disappointment with the property was the hot water temperature. A hot shower would have been nice!

    Reviewed by Dawn4.4May 2023

  • "This cottage is in a beautiful location."

    It’s has a welcoming modern interior with a well equipped kitchen and comfortable beds. Previous reviews reported a musty smell in the hall and the water for the shower not being hot enough - we would agree with this feedback but it didn’t interfere greatly with our stay.

    Thank you for your feedback. I have had a new shower bar fitted in the cottage and disappointed to hear the temperature was not hot enough. I will get the plumber back to check it out. Im pleased you enjoyed your stay at Glororum and hope to see you back in Northumberland soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jeremy3.8Apr 2023

  • "It was roomier than expected."

    Lots of utensils but struggled with the cooker for one meal until we worked out the fan oven was the most trustworthy option. The location was fantastic with wonderful views of the castle.

    Reviewed by John Andrew3.8Apr 2023

  • "TV reception very bad understand safety rules but shower luke warm"

    Thank you for your for your feedback. I will look into them and I hope to see you back at Glororum sometime soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Garry4.4Mar 2023

  • "There was a damp smell in the cottage entrance."

    We have used your company for years and this was the first time the cottage wasn’t ready we arrived- twin beds were not zipped together. No loo roll, no bin bags, no lightbulbs in 2nd bedroom. The light at the exterior f cottage entrance was out for the whole week. Great kitchen, great parking and fantastic location on a positive note.

    I am sorry to hear the cottage was not up to my standard when you arrived. If you had contacted the office we would have come up straight away and got all the things sorted for you. I hope you enjoyed the fizz and chocolates and we see you again at Glororum in the future Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrea3.8Dec 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage, amazing views and had everything we needed"

    Jul 2021

  • "Castle View is in a good location just a few minutes from Bamburgh village and beach."

    There are parking spaces at the front. We enjoyed sitting outside on the patio. The cottage was in a peaceful location with a stunning view of the castle. The kitchen had everything we needed. We had a very relaxing holiday. Thank you!

    Jul 2021

  • "A cosy cottage with everything that we required for a lovely few days."

    As owners ourselves of a cottage in Bamburgh it was a pleasure to enjoy a cottage without having to do chores to fix things. A quieter setting at Glororum which was a welcome change from busy Bamburgh at new year. Thank you, we loved our stay.

    Dec 2019

  • "This is the second visit to this lovely cottage."

    ......for us, it is perfect. We will be back!

    Mar 2019

  • "Thank you for a most comfortable stay at Castle View."

    Everything has been thought of, very relaxing and perfect for enjoying the Northumbrian Coast. We will return!

    Dec 2018

  • "We had a lovely time exploring the Coast and relaxing in this perfect Cottage!"

    Oct 2018

  • "The view is gorgeous, we had a lovely week and the cottage is just lovely!"

    Oct 2018

  • "Cottage well equipped, well maintained, and comfortable."

    Great base for visiting all of Northumberland's delights.

    Sep 2018

  • "Wonderful short break - views from cottage superb."

    Cottage welcoming and beautifully presented, well equipped and everything in working order. One of our best breaks in Northumberland - even the weather behaved and we were able to make a trip to the Farne Islands.

    Sep 2018

  • "Wish we could have stayed at least another week - have totally fallen for Northumberland."

    The cottage has been a perfect well-equipped and comfy base for us all .

    Aug 2018

  • "Lovely clean cottage and well equipped with everything that you could need."

    Jul 2018

  • "This is a modern, well-equipped property close to the attractive village of Bamburgh spacious enough for the needs of the holiday maker."

    The central heating is on demand and very efficient.

    May 2018

  • "Overall a beautiful cottage in a beautiful place."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Nov 2017

  • "The house was very well maintained, comfortable and warm."

    Everything in the house seemed new and a high quality. It was about two miles to the nearest village and beach of Bamburgh which are lovely places to visit.

    Oct 2017

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This property is part of the Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages collection.
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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size zip-link (can be set up as a twin on request) with TV, 1 x double with TV
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 3 x TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Non-enclosed patio garden with furniture
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 1.1 miles

The property

A quaint stone cottage set across a single storey welcoming you with beautiful views of the countryside and castle, Castle View is ideal for a family who want to explore the heritage and coastline of Bamburgh and the surrounding areas of Northumberland.

Refurbished to a high standard, this property offers an open-plan living area with a wonderful selection of leather sofas, resting beside a quirky brick fireplace with a woodburning stove to warm your feet in the cooler months.

The kitchen is spacious and contains all of the contemporary amenities you will need to create a heart-warming meal, and all guests can dine together at the wooden dining table, making this an excellent social hub.

Freshen up with a warming soak in the shower and snuggle up for the night in one of the two bedrooms, both with tartan decor, including a king-size zip-link bed (can be set up as a tin on request) and a double.

Outside, there is a bench where breakfast can be enjoyed in the sunshine with a view to the magnificent Bamburgh Castle.

Bamburgh is a wonderful location with loads on offer for guests, beginning with a local deli and butchers, where you can sample local produce and stock up on essentials, and there is a delightful selection of tasty eateries for you to enjoy.

Bamburgh has a wonderful sandy beach, so why not spend a day walking along the coast and enjoying the salty air?

The most stunning part of this location is probably the magnificent castle which offers spectacular views and an intriguing insight into the local history.

More beaches and a golf course can be found at Seahouses, a little further from the property, or you can visit Holy Island for a further insight into the history of Northumberland.

Make a seaside holiday to remember with a stay at Castle View.

Please note: This property only accepts check ins on a Friday and only accepts a minimum 7 night booking.

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

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About the location


  • Seahouses 3 miles
  • Alnwick 12 miles

The village’s sweeping sandy beaches and dramatic fortress - Bamburgh Castle - make Bamburgh one of Northumberland’s major visitor attractions. The castle can be seen for miles and dominates this part of the county’s coastline. Today it remains home to the family of the great Victorian industrialist Lord Armstrong, and is open to the public on a daily basis. Although overshadowed by the great castle, Bamburgh village is picturesque with neat grey stone cottages facing a manicured village green. There are excellent pubs, hotels with restaurants and a small selection of village shops. There are golf courses in Bamburgh and nearby Seahouses, and within easy reach are more wide sandy beaches, lovely fishing villages, stunning castles and coastal islands to explore along the dramatic Heritage Coast. There are numerous other attractions also a short drive away, including the famous Alnwick Castle and Gardens and the historic walled border town, Berwick-upon-Tweed. A superb base for exploring Northumberland.

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Note: The bed in bedroom two is a king-size as standard, if you require this to be twin beds, please contact us. Please note: This property only accepts check ins on a Friday and only accepts a minimum 7 night booking.