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The Croft

(Ref. 948702)

Longhoughton near Alnwick, Northumberland Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • beach (5)
  • lovely (5)
  • alnwick (4)
  • great (4)
  • quiet (4)
  • easy (3)

6 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent, would rent again if we visit the area, The area was lovely and very quiet, but within easy driving distance to visit the attractions we wanted to visit."

    The beach was sandy and well worth a visit. Would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by Patrick4.7Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely week staying at The Croft."

    The property was perfect and had everything we needed. Communication with the owner was brilliant before we arrived. Location is great, 20 minute walk to the beach, 10 minutes in the car to Alnwick and not far from other locations. The hot tub is an excellent addition, especially after long walks during the day. The sun room was beautiful to sit in and read. The area is quiet and is perfect for relaxing and having some time out. We would definitely book again at The Croft.

    Reviewed by Kelly4.7Sep 2023

  • "The property was lovely and was a great base for our family holiday."

    The location is perfect - Longhoughton Beach is walkable, it's just a short drive to Alnwick, and also well placed for visits to all the other wonderful places along the Northumberland coast. The property itself was very comfortable - plenty of space for the whole family, very comfortable beds, and a great hot tub to help you relax at the end of the day. Communication from the owner before arrival was great - all info needed for the property and local area was provided. Overall, it was a great stay and we'd happily stay at The Croft again.

    Reviewed by Jevon4.7Aug 2023

  • "The accommodation was brilliant."

    Immaculately clean and all the comforts of home. The walk to the beach is great - and not too far. We would love to return.

    Reviewed by Matt5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely, comfortable, well kept and spacious bungalow in quiet position and within easy reach of Alnwick."

    Friendly communication with the owner and everything provided that we needed. Hot tub a bonus.

    Reviewed by Judith5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely spacious bungalow in a quiet cul-de-sac, close to the village amenities and the track to a lovely beach."

    Only a short drive to Alnwick and all it has to offer, and in easy range of Bamburgh and the beautiful Northumbrian coast and hills. A great base with lovely facilities to return to and relax at the end of the day.

    Reviewed by Paul4.4Apr 2023

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  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with TV and en-suite shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x children’s bunk bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with TV
  • Sitting room
  • Conservatory with TV
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas hob, oven and grill, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • 4 x TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed rear garden, lawn, decking, hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 4 miles, beach 1.2 miles

The property

Alnwick 4.6 miles.

Resting in the perfect position close to the stunning Northumberland coast and enjoying partial sea views, The Croft in Longhoughton, is an impressive, single-storey holiday home that promises a relaxing and enjoyable stay and is ideal for families.

Your holiday begins as soon as you park up on the convenient driveway which can easily accommodate two cars off-road.

Inside, the décor is bright, and welcoming, helping to create an inviting ambience for guests.

Step into the spacious sitting room which has gorgeous French doors, which flood the room with light, and take a seat on one of the comfy sofas, kick back and relax.

Whether you want to zone out and lose yourself watching your favourite TV programme or spend the time socialising with each other, the space is perfect for either.

When it’s time to eat, make your way to the expansive open-plan kitchen/diner which is fully equipped with everything needed to produce hearty meals for the group.

Pull up a stool at the breakfast bar, pour yourself a glass of your favourite tipple and keep the designated chef company.

Serve up at the contemporary dining table which easily seats six and you can look forward to long, lazy meals together.

Should the weather allow then you can carry on the evening outside, where you will find an enclosed garden complete with decking and a fantastic hot tub where even on a chilly Northumbrian night, you can enjoy the great outdoors.

Come bedtime and guests can choose from two super-king-sizes, with the master having its own TV and sumptuous en-suite double shower room, and a cool children’s bunk bedroom.

A family bathroom completes the accommodation.

Wake up in the morning and after a quick shower or a relaxing soak in the bath, you’re ready to get out and about exploring the wonders of Northumberland.

Sugar Sands and Howdiment Sands are within walking distance, the perfect setting for a seaside stroll with nearby attractions such as Howick Hall and Gardens, Craster Harbour, approximately 4 miles away, Warkworth Castle, Bailiffgate Museum, Northumberland Zoo, Dunstanburgh Castle and Hauxley Nature Reserve.

Take a scenic drive along the coast and check out villages along the way including Amble, Boulmer, Beadnell, Alnmouth, Seahouses and Craster.

Take a boat trip over to the infamous Farne Islands and look out for some fantastic birds and even seals.

The attractive market town of Alnwick is well worth a visit with its good selection of shops and eateries, making it the ideal place for stocking up on essentials and stopping off for a bite to eat.

Offering the perfect holiday home-from-home, The Croft in Longhoughton, Northumberland delivers a break that will be remembered for a long time.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


  • Alnmouth 4 miles
  • Bamburgh 15 miles
  • Rothbury 10 miles

The attractive and historic market town of Alnwick is dominated by Alnwick Castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland. The Castle Gardens, opened in 2002, are home to Europe's largest cascading water feature, a fabulous (and enormous) treehouse, a delightful rose garden and a beautiful, walled ornamental garden, which will delight novice and experienced gardeners alike. The castle is also famous as the setting for Hogwarts School featured in the Harry Potter films! The town's narrow streets have seen little change since the days when the London to Edinburgh stage coach passed through and the Market Place, with its stone cross, is still the central feature and the ideal venue for the weekly Saturday market. Alnwick offers a good selection of shops, pubs and places to eat and there is plenty to see and do, with miles of golden sandy beaches, numerous castles and boat trips to the famous Farne Islands all available nearby. Altogether a superb location for exploring Northumberland and its stunning Heritage Coastline.

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