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Rock Mill Cottage

(Ref. 1153)

Embleton, Northumberland Show on map


  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • helpful (9)
  • friendly (9)

25 Customer Reviews

  • "We actually stayed at Croft Cottage as we were upgraded."

    It was absolutely beautiful. The owner was on-site and went out of his way to make sure we were happy with everything. We received a warm welcome. Everything is quality and has been well thought out.

    Reviewed by Gwen Joan5.0Oct 2022

  • "Lovely stay at Rock Mill Cottage; very charming little house in a quiet location not far from Northumberland's wonderful coast; the owners nearby were most helpful in sorting out a small request right away."

    Thanks for a really peaceful stay.

    Reviewed by Patricia4.4Oct 2022

  • "There was everything you could possibly need."

    Lovely cosy cottage , arrived late as delayed by an accident closing a road for hours and had visited nephew on way up. Weather was atrocious. Too tired to get supplies was met by very friendly owner. Was so grateful to find biscuits milk coffee Pringles cottage was easy to find with sat nav . Perfect .

    Reviewed by Joanne4.7Sep 2022

  • "Excellent location for all local attraction."

    Would return

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Aug 2022

  • "The holiday gave us some much needed relax time ."

    cottage was in a lovely quiet spot down a unmade lane just off main road . 5 mins in car to coast. liked garden furniture both front and back of cottage , so always can catch the sun morning or evening. very comfortable and beds were amazing. had a problem getting tv working but owners live next door so was able to pop in to sort it for us.

    Reviewed by E4.4Jun 2022

  • "Lovely peaceful location and well placed for exploring the area"

    Reviewed by Tony4.4Apr 2022

  • "Amazing property and lovely owners."

    I would wholeheartedly recommend to anyone wanting to stay in the area.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Jan 2022

  • "Due to a cancellation the owners of Rock Mill generously offered us an upgrade so our review is based on Newton Retreat."

    The house was very well equipped clean and comfortable and Jeremy the owner helpful and friendly, in a lovely position with views over the fields where we saw hares and deer. Sykes however had not informed the hosts that were arriving a day late even though I had been assured when booking they would do and I even sent a reminder email; no reply. The hosts were concerned and messaged me to see if we were alright.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Oct 2021

  • "Fantastic experience @ Rock Mill Cottage."

    Excellent facilities and so comfortable. Really loved the log burner and had it on all the time we were in during the evenings. Logs provided in rear shed so only kindling to buy. Lovely welcome and pack from owner Jeremy upon arrival. Extremely attentive and encouraged us to enquire about anything. Great location for exploring this beautiful part of England and the world. Can’t wait to stay here again.

    Reviewed by Terry4.7Oct 2021

  • "Very comfortable cottage Owners very welcoming lovely touch with welcome ..."

    Very comfortable cottage Owners very welcoming lovely touch with welcome basket ideally situated for reaching all local beaches ect Definitely recommend

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Sep 2021

  • "The setting of the cottage is beautiful."

    So peaceful! Plenty of outside space to the front and rear of the property as well as a large grassed area to the front. The location is perfect for exploring all of the local sights. Comfortable beds and everything you could need in the property including a basket of goodies on arrival. Owners are helpful and friendly should you need them.

    Reviewed by Leanne4.7Jul 2021

  • "Everything just the way you'd expect in a great holiday cottage."

    Reviewed by K5.0Jun 2021

  • "We had the most wonderful week away."

    The cottage was beautiful and had everything we could have needed. So peaceful.

    Reviewed by Gael5.0May 2021

  • "We’ve had a lovely few days at Rock Mill Cottage."

    The cottage was well appointed and comfortable and a great base to explore the beautiful countryside. Low Newton by the Sea has a beautiful beach and is only a five minute drive away. The bed in the master bedroom isn’t ideal for anyone over about 5ft 8 though due to the style of bed - it has a foot board at the bottom - that’s the only thing I would change.

    Reviewed by Lucy4.1Oct 2020

  • "Very well equipped, with more supplies than we expected (eg dishwasher tablets, aluminium foil, etc)."

    Wood for the stove was also appreciated. Only complaint - bed was a little uncomfortable particularly for me as I am 6ft 2in tall and my feet were against the base board.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2020

  • "We enjoyed a lovely week at Rock Mill cottage."

    It is perfectly situated for access to the gorgeous villages and beaches of Northumberland and close to Alnwick too for access to a larger range of shops etc. The cottage itself is extremely comfortable with everything you would expect or need. The owners live on the same site and were very friendly and helpful. There are 2 other holiday properties there as well and plenty of space to accommodate all.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Aug 2020

  • "Just had a week at Rock Mill Cottage."

    Fantastic location, lovely cottage and extremely friendly and helpful hosts, thank you! The cottage was ideal for the four of us (2 kids, 2 adults) and a brilliant base to explore the activities and sites in the area. Brilliant, loved every minute of it and will definitely be back at some point.

    Reviewed by Jo5.0Jul 2020

  • "The cottage was lovely and we were made to feel very welcome."

    The extras provided were a surprise and they added to our overall holiday experience.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Nov 2019

  • "We had such a lovely stay at Rock Mill Cottage - the owners were welcoming, friendly and really helpful (Elaine even hung our washing out for us!"

    ) The cottage itself was cosy and well equipped, and had everything we needed for a stay with two young children. We would highly recommend it!

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Jun 2019

  • "A wonderful property in a beautiful, quiet location amongst fields and wildlife, yet close to the coast and nearby villages with their great pubs and food."

    Great host, helpful and friendly upon arrival, and on hand for any issues if needed thereafter. We’d love to return some day.

    Reviewed by James5.0May 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage in gorgeous peaceful location but also close to beaches and local town of Alnwick."

    Owners were very friendly and helpful. Loved it.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Apr 2019

  • "The cottage was very cosy, clean and comfortable."

    Our only problem was that the cottage was not that easy to find. We arrived in the dark and there was no sign at the end of the lane to direct us. There was a pole for the sign but no sign of the name of the property on it!

    Reviewed by Timothy5.0Sep 2018

  • "Lovely location - quiet but not far to many different places to visit."

    Owner very welcoming but then allowed us privacy during the week.

    Reviewed by Debbie4.4Aug 2018

  • "Perfect cozy cottage in a great location."

    Reviewed by Matthew4.8Apr 2017

  • "Lovely property, peaceful location and very helpful, friendly owners."

    The cottage was tastefully furnished to a high quality and well-equipped. The location was excellent for exploring the area. Would definitely stay there again and we were delighted with this accommodation.

    Reviewed by Steve4.2Aug 2016

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Large, open plan living/dining room with woodburning stove and delightful view to south west-facing rear garden
  • safe bike storage
  • Night storage heaters with woodburning stove in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV with basic Sky Package
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Superfast Sky WiFi with download speeds up to 63MB
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, and fireguard on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Walled front garden with furniture, enclosed rear garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and quaint real ale pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: There is a small unfenced pond at the far corner of the meadow
  • Note: Property accessed via private lane
  • Note: Public footpath runs from property to Embleton Bay and Low Newton-by-the-Sea
  • Note - Please note: a short break may be bookable in available free days on the website
  • Please contact us in the office and we will approach the owner to confirm this
  • Please note: Car charging is not permitted at the property.

The property

Rock 1 mile, Embleton 3 miles.

A charming early-18th century Northumbrian rural retreat, which adjoins the owners' tranquil farmhouse and garden in the scattered rural hamlet of Rock.

Just 3 miles inland from beautiful bays at Embleton and Low Newton-by-the-Sea, Rock Mill Cottage has been sympathetically restored to provide tasteful, comfortable accommodation.

Surrounded by spectacular wide open countryside, the location is idyllic - perfect for a relaxing break.

Alnwick is just 6.5 miles to the west, whilst Lindisfarne on Holy Island lies proudly on the horizon some 24 miles to the north.

With picture postcard beaches and good real ale pubs and restaurants in abundance (including the owners' favourite, The Ship Inn at Low Newton-by-the-Sea) this is a superb country holiday paradise!

Note: This property is adjacent to Refs. 1786 and 29817, and together they can accommodate up to 12 people.

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About the location


  • Craster 3 miles
  • Beadnell 4 miles
  • Alnwick 7 miles

The pretty village of Embleton is ideally placed for exploring one of the most attractive stretches of Northumberland's Heritage Coastline. A beautiful grassy path runs from the village to neighbouring Craster, alongside the sea and past Dunstanburgh Castle - the largest ruined castle in Northumberland. Embleton itself has a village pub and a local hotel, and there is an excellent range of amenities in nearby Alnwick. The gardens at nearby Howick Hall are open during the summer and are noted for their beauty, whilst Alnwick Castle and Garden are a 'must-see' when visiting the area. For the keen golfer, Dunstanburgh Links Course is about 1 mile away - just one of several excellent courses in the vicinity.

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Please note: Car charging is not permitted at the property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas