Amblers' Rest

Amble-by-the-Sea, Northumberland (Ref. 2786)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

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    “Amblers Rest - A Well Located, Pet Friendly Base.”

    We enjoyed a week at Amblers Rest (6 days in fact, due to a confusion over start day). Amble is a great base for a holiday offering decent amenities and the ability to strike out in many directions. Unfortunately, my wife broke her ankle on day 2, which somewhat limited our options - that said, the ground floor apartment couldn't have been handier. Also, we were able to experience the warmth and professionalism of staff at the relatively nearby Ashington and Cramlington hospitals. ...

    We enjoyed a week at Amblers Rest (6 days in fact, due to a confusion over start day). Amble is a great base for a holiday offering decent amenities and the ability to strike out in many directions. Unfortunately, my wife broke her ankle on day 2, which somewhat limited our options - that said, the ground floor apartment couldn't have been handier. Also, we were able to experience the warmth and professionalism of staff at the relatively nearby Ashington and Cramlington hospitals. Overall, I'd describe the apartment as clean, adequate and well located. We have stayed in smarter places but these generally don't welcome dogs! The backyard offered a pleasant sun trap for the invalid and servant. Perhaps the one negative was the lack of a washing machine.

Features

  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside

The property

A cosy terraced property just a stone's throw from the sea, in the vibrant fishing port of Amble.

The cottage offers bright and spacious family accommodation including three comfortable bedrooms, a dining room and a welcoming sitting room, and is furnished in a traditional style.

The bustling harbour and shops are within walking distance, as is a sandy beach, whilst a few minutes' drive brings you to historic Warkworth with its medieval castle.

Discover Alnwick Castle, featured in the Harry Potter films as Hogwarts School, just a few miles further north, or the whole of the beautiful coastline, which is easily accessible.

With a wealth of exciting attractions nearby, this cosy retreat is ideal after an active day.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms:1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, basin & WC. Fitted kitchen. Dining room with gas fire. Sitting room with gas fire.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with gas fires in sitting and dining rooms
  • Gas cooker, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV, DVD player, radio, stereo/CD player
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Enclosed courtyard with furniture and BBQ
  • Roadside parking
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 3 mins walk.

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About the location

AMBLE-BY-THE-SEA

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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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