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Fisherman's Cottage

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Seahouses, Northumberland Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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68 Customer Reviews

  • "Warm, cosy cottage perfect for a getaway."

    Well equipped, clean and a perfect location for town's restaurants and beach walks. We will return xx

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Nov 2023

  • "Fantastic location, contact with the owner was spot on, nice cottage, ideally could do with a mat at the back door."

    Reviewed by Lynne4.7Oct 2023

  • "Property was in good location and good base, thought it was good value and suited us well."

    Had to park a couple minute walk away but that was fine and not an issue at all.

    Reviewed by Robin4.4Oct 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage in a perfect place."

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Sep 2023

  • "Good sized property in a great location."

    Reviewed by Nichola3.1Sep 2023

  • "Great location lovely cottage"

    Reviewed by Anthony4.7Sep 2023

  • "A beautiful quiet cottage in an excellent location."

    We had a really lovely stay . Don’t be put off by the no parking outside, as there’s a permit for the public car park a 5 minute walk away, which you can use in various car parks up and down. Seahouses is a great base for exploring although the beaches on your doorstep are superb.

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Jul 2023

  • "A lovely cottage in an excellent location."

    5 minutes walk to the town centre. Plenty to see and do in the area - nice walks, boat trips and local pubs to visit. Or just sit by the harbour and relax with fish & chips or an ice cream .... or have both ... you're on your holidays! I will definitely return to Fishermans cottage. Thank you for a most enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Jun 2023

  • "Our 3rd visit."

    Lovely spacious cottage,comfy beds,we find the settees a little soft but not detured us from 3 visits .nice to have a parking disc left.thank you.just a short stroll from the harbour .we would always stay here when coming to seahouses.biscuits and milk a nice touch.

    Reviewed by Ruth4.7Jun 2023

  • "We absolutely loved our stay at Fisherman's Cottage."

    ..the location is superb! Just 2-3 minute walk to the sea & 5 min to town with its lovely little independent shops & delis & lots of places to eat & drink. We took the boat over to the Farne Islands & saw puffins, seals & a whole host of sea birds with our very knowledgeable guides. We walked to Beadnell & Bamburgh on the coast path & took short drives to Holy Island, Alnwick & Cragside. You can't park outside the cottage but we unloaded & loaded there then parked in the main town car park using our free pass (which we used on every trip we made!) - so don't let that put you off! Every day we came back to the comfortable, clean and well equipped cottage that we would absolutely return too. Fabulous.

    Reviewed by Caerys4.7May 2023

  • "This was our second year running at the Fishermans Cottage."

    We used it as a base for our walking, of which this coastline and surrounding area are fantastic for. The cottage is comfortable, clean and very homely. You have all the facilities you need, everything is well presented and the added bonus of a parking permit which allows you free parking in the town centre car park. All the shops, pubs and restaurants and the boat harbour are within a 5 minute walk. I thoroughly recommend the Bamburgh castle pub, the kippers from the smokehouse just around the corner and a boat ride to the Farne Islands from the harbour.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Apr 2023

  • "Perfect holiday home!"

    No faults at all. We will be returning. The parking is not ideal and might put some people off but please dont let it. The main car park is only a short walk and you are able to unload and pack up car in street no bother.

    Reviewed by Lianne5.0Mar 2023

  • "Fishermans Cottage is a lovely, cosy place to stay."

    Well equipped with comfortable furnishings and beds. It’s in the old part of Seahouses, so no outside space (not an issue in winter) and no parking but you can unload and there’s a parking permit for the main carpark. Would recommend and would stay again.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Nov 2022

  • "Comfortable clean and cosy cottage close to the town centre and seafront."

    Big plus was the parking permit.

    Reviewed by Peter3.8Nov 2022

  • "Lovely cottage very comfortable."

    Only let down by a leaking toilet and tap and no parking.

    Reviewed by Michail4.4Oct 2022

  • "Fantastic cottage with everything we needed."

    Very comfortable. Great location for exploring the area.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Aug 2022

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the fisherman’s cottage, almost everything was perfect."

    Only complaints were the creaking staircase at the top of the stairs and the walk to the car park.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jul 2022

  • "This was a lovely property for our family holiday."

    The property was larger than the pictures suggested. We would recommend this for families staying in the area.

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Jul 2022

  • "We loved the cottage and will come back."

    ,comfy beds we both found the settee and chair very soft and sank low which made it uncomfy but it looks nice.every thing clean,and beautiful bedding,lovely big bath .a perfect cottage just a short walk to anywhere you wanted to be..shops..beach etc.the parking pass a bonus.and dog bowls and towels....perfect stay.

    Reviewed by Ruth4.7Jul 2022

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Perfect location, only metres from me pretty harbour. Nicely decorated and equipped and beds very comfortable. We appreciated the parking permit - and its reach, to include other towns and villages in the area. The pack of washing up liquid, tablets etc was appreciated. Only suggested improvement is to put up a net curtain on the kitchen window. Otherwise perfect!

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jul 2022

  • "This cottage is ideally situated right by the sea."

    Seahouses has everything you could want, but it is also the perfect base to visit the sandy beaches on either side; turn left you can walk to Banburgh and beyond, turn right you can walk to Beadnell. The highlight for my partner was taking the boat trip, 4 minutes from the cottage and seeing the seals and puffins. The views on this holiday were stunning. The cottage is spacious and cosy and we could feel ourselves unwinding more and more as the week went on

    Reviewed by Alison4.4Jun 2022

  • "Lovely cottage with everything we needed."

    Warm, comfortable, great beds! The cottage is a very short walk to Seahouses' Small Beach, harbour and town. No parking but it is only a 5 minute walk to the Coop. It's possible to pull up to unload the car and pack it up again at the end which was helpful. There was a chocolate cake to greet us along with milk and tea which was much appreciated. Would certainly return to this cottage.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0May 2022

  • "Excellent location and very comfortable cottage."

    The owner provided us with a parking permit which was useable in many locations which was a great cost saving. This made up for the inconvenience of there being no parking at the property.

    Reviewed by Sharon4.7May 2022

  • "First of all thank you to the previous visitor, the cardboard in the letterbox certainly stopped it rattling."

    This is a lovely warm, cosy cottage and certainly met our needs. Everything you need is provided, even a hairdryer! Seahouses is a lovely village and has plenty of places to eat (some better than others). There is no parking at the cottage but a housing estate nearby has plenty of on street parking or use the permit for the main car park. The cottage is overlooked but it’s not in a busy area so fine and the beaches nearby have all the outdoor space you need so we didn’t miss having a garden. Only thing I would add to the cottage is some cushions on the sofas.

    Reviewed by Louise4.7Apr 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay and it's a tiny thing, but hopefully hopefully helpful - the outer letterbox was easily blown about by the wind, which was noisy, especially at night, so we put a bit of cardboard in it it stop it banging - maybe find a way to tighten it or replace with a sturdier one?"

    Does a holiday cottage even need a letterbox? We had a great time, thanks!

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Apr 2022

  • "Very impressed."

    Spacious, clean and a great location- close to beaches and local amenities. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Mar 2022

  • "Very nice cottage."

    Comfy and warm. Central. Cosy. Well equipped kitchen (but the knives need sharpening!) Comfy beds. I managed the shower over the bath although I am temporarily disabled. (perhaps a rail on the wall would be useful?)

    Reviewed by Pauline4.7Mar 2022

  • "The property is well situated for shops and the harbour."

    It is very comfortable, but the absence of parking means that it is not relaxing, in that you have to get up early to refresh payment in the car park if you don't want to pay through the nose. The property is also overlooked front and rear which is another drawback. Other than that we had s very pleasant stay.

    Thank you for your feedback. We do provide a parking permit in the property with instructions, for your use during your stay, which means that you do not need to top up the car park payment. We are sorry if you missed this information Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steve4.4Feb 2022

  • "Great cottage very comfortable."

    Great location. Very clean and tidy. Few more cushions on settees and chairs would be beneficial.

    Reviewed by Philip4.4Dec 2021

  • "Perfect location, with a bit of a spruce and clean, would be 5 Stars"

    Reviewed by Simon3.4Dec 2021

  • "Extremely clean and welcoming."

    Area is very quiet. Cottage is very close to the harbour and only a few minutes walk away Although there is no parking the carpark is only 5 mins away We had a really great holiday here.

    Reviewed by Wendy4.4Oct 2021

  • "Just the most lovely cottage, in the most lovely of locations."

    Probably the best equipped (in terms of kitchen cutlery at least!) we’ve stayed in and so very comfortable. Seahouses is very pleasant with all necessary amenities, but the surrounding area of Northumberland is just beautiful. We fell in love with the place and will most definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0Aug 2021

  • "Cottage was really comfortable and situated very handy for shops and beach."

    Reviewed by Victoria4.7Jul 2021

  • "A wonderful cottage with everything you would need, even on a bad weather day, only downside was the lack of parking outside , a pass for the local car park was provided which could be used in other car parks which saved quite a bit of money, overall I would definitely use the cottage again."

    Reviewed by Stewart5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely property"

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2021

  • "Great property which is very close to the harbour and centre of the town."

    No parking, but there is free parking on the road 200m away. The parking permit for car parks in the surrounding area is very welcome.

    Reviewed by George5.0Jun 2021

  • "This is our 2nd visit to Fisherman’s Cottage and it retained its appeal."

    Ideally situated in the centre of Seahouses, with lovely easily accessible walks (which is good and necessary if you have a dog as there is no garden.) Although no parking at property is allowed, a free permit is given to use local car park which is a convenient walking distance.

    Reviewed by Diane3.8May 2021

  • "We are repeat customers to both Sykes and Fisherman's Cottage."

    We love Northumberland and spend time walking and beach combing. We have an old dog. This cottage is perfect for our needs. It's close to the sea, and close to shops for food and a good variety of takeaways. The cottage has a faded chintz feel to it and its facilities are not particularly modern, but you have everything you need and what we like is the home from home feel. It's comfortable and homely. We are likely to return. The only downside is the lack of parking by the cottage, but having a free parking pass for the main car park is useful. I'm not sure how that works in high season as the main car park gets very busy even at low season on weekends. If you want high end ultra modern, perhaps not the choice for you, but if you want a spacious and comfortable family cottage, I'd recommend Fisherman's Cottage.

    Reviewed by Helen4.7May 2021

  • "Lovely well maintained cottage, clean and it had all the ameneties we needed."

    Location was great and it was exactly what we were hoping for. Sure to use your facilities again. many thanks. John

    Reviewed by Vivien5.0Sep 2020

  • "Absolutely amazing time at Seahouses and to stay in such a beautiful cottage was an absolute treat."

    We loved every minute and the cottage had everything we needed and more. Will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Toni5.0Aug 2020

  • "Clean, warm and well equipped property."

    Fantastic location. Use of parking permit was a real bonus.

    Reviewed by Estelle5.0Feb 2020

  • "Fab break away in a fab cottage."

    Very clean and comfortable and the car park permit was an excellent bonus. Would definately book this cottage again

    Reviewed by Lisa4.7Jan 2020

  • "Lovely cottage- so well equipped!"

    We haven’t enjoyed a cottage as much as this one- we loved reading under blankets on the sofa after a long day out. Perfect location for us. Beds and towel provision surpassed expectations. Lovely little touches like some coffe/ tea/ milk and ice! Thank you! Will be back!

    Reviewed by Kay5.0Jan 2020

  • "We had a wonderful stay at fisherman’s cottage!"

    The booking process provided by Sykes cottage was very easy and efficient and we were provided all the information we needed before our stay. The cottage was lovely, very cosy and had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Laura4.7Nov 2019

  • "The only downside to this property is there's no parking but there is a pay and display ticket that enables you to park your vehicle in the nearest car park a short distance away free of charge."

    This was our first time staying at Fisherman's Cottage but it definately won't be our last, it had everything you needed, a home from home, clean, cosy and comfy, can't wait to return.

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Sep 2019

  • "Lovely cottage with nice neighbour at the back."

    Parking badge a welcome surprise.

    Reviewed by Cyndi4.1Jul 2019

  • "Yet again , Fisherman's Cottage was beautiful ."

    Mum & me loved it to bits . Seahouses is a lovely place with such friendly people . The weather was beautiful which added extra for us . We have booked again next year Thanks so much Dorothy xxxxx

    Reviewed by Helen5.0May 2019

  • "The sofas were very uncomfortable and need replacing."

    A good assortment of decent saucepans but the frying pan was too small, scratched and rusty as were the roasting dishes. The owner was informed about the state of the roasting pans. Overall it needs a deep clean. The security lights on houses at back were coming on and off all night making difficult to sleep.

    Thank you for your feedback. I understand the owner offered to replace the pans during your stay but you preferred not to accept the offer. However, the pans and baking trays were replaced after your stay. The property normally receives full marks for cleanliness and if a guest has any issues during their stay the owner is keen to address this as soon as possible. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Vincent3.4Apr 2019

  • "Lovely ,homely cottage in centre of village ."

    Thoughtful welcome pack ,flowers and spotlessly clean ,what more could you want .Parking permits while not used by us very helpful

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Mar 2019

  • "The accommodation was clean, comfy, warm and well equipped."

    Good location, close to shops, pubs, beach etc. No parking outside property, but available not far away and the permit meant we didn't need to pay for parking in other places. Several phone calls to Sykes cottages, they apparently needed my email address. I gave it to 3 different people on 3 separate occasions. I didn't actually get sent any information until the third phone call when the chap I spoke to was very helpful.

    Reviewed by Patsy5.0Mar 2019

  • "Very comfortable cottage, close to the harbour."

    Very clean and well kept, with all the facilities that you would require for your break.

    Reviewed by Clare4.7Dec 2018

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

    The coffee ,tea biscuits and fresh flowers a lovely welcome. We were able to leave our car at the back of the cottage as a kind neighbour told us the adjacent cottage was unoccupied that week.The beds were very comfortable,this is not always the case in holiday rentals.

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Nov 2018

  • "Great cottage ,well stocked ,very clean and comfortable ."

    A welcome pack of tea ,coffee, milk , sugar and biscuits was appreciated as was a lovely jug of roses ,what a nice touch ! Brilliant location,near the harbour ,pubs and Hotels ,who all serve excellent food and drinks .A parking permit for one car in the main car park was very good as double yellow lines outside the cottage and in most of the streets .An excellent base for seeing the local area .Thoroughly enjoyed our week !

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2018

  • "Had a lovely holiday in fishermans cottage."

    It's in a good place for the shops pubs and restaurants. We had lovely weather which was also great. Would stay in the cottage again. It was immaculately clean and the beds were lovely and comfortable.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jul 2018

  • "Just a wonderful cottage with bags of character in the perfect location ."

    Thank you so much .

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jun 2018

  • "Seahouses was a lovely place and so were the villages and islands near it ,the ..."

    Seahouses was a lovely place and so were the villages and islands near it ,the cottage was a nice cottage but no garden at all and we kept the kitchen curtains closed because there were houses behind us so close,the parking was horrendous it was double yellow lines everywhere,we were told parking was nearby but it wasn’t it was a car park in the town because everyone else had all the spaces, cottage needs painting and new lounge carpet and sofas

    Reviewed by Sheila3.1May 2018

  • "The biggest issue with this property is the parking."

    Every other Cottage in this row have parking and we had to park in the town centre and pay an extra £49 for the privilege. On rainy days you were wet through before you set off for a day out, and got wet again on return. The Cottage itself was fine.

    Reviewed by John3.4May 2018

  • "Everything we had a great time"

    Reviewed by Roy5.0Apr 2018

  • "Really nice warm cottage in a good location"

    Reviewed by Andrew4.1Mar 2018

  • "Very easy booking procedure,cottage and associated facilities exactly as described."

    Would and have recommended to friends.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Mar 2018

  • "Great cottage, close to town and the coast the only "issue" is lack of parking at the cottage but it is only a 5 min walk to the main carpark , rate £3."

    50 per day. Clean, very comfortable , everything we needed for a great break.

    Reviewed by David5.0Feb 2018

  • "Located close to the harbour."

    Lovely cottage kitted out with everything you could possibly need. Would book again .

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Jul 2017

  • "Perfect location."

    Reviewed by Louise5.0May 2017

  • "How well equipped and clean the accommodation was."

    Also in a great location and very peaceful

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Mar 2017

  • "The cottage was warm and comfortable."

    A perfect base to explore Seahouses. The owner was very friendly and easy to contact when needed. would definitely return!

    Reviewed by Toni4.6Jan 2017

  • "Had a lovely time!"

    Reviewed by Grace4.6Nov 2016

  • "Fishermans Cottage was really lovely, well equipped and well located."

    Parking, though not available near the property, was not a great issue as there was plenty of parking in the central car park in the town. We would love to stay there again.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Sep 2016

  • "What can I say , this cottage was so fantastic , we are off back on the 11th of May & can't wait ."

    What a beautiful cottage , & because the weather was freak for the end of May & we had snow etc , we really appreciated how lovely & cosy it was . Absolutely beautiful . The owner is so lovely . So well situated & adore Seahouses . the people are lovely . Everything in the cottage was superb & so comfortable . So looking forward to going soon

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Apr 2016

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  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Spacious sitting room with electric living-flame fire and dining area.
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Parking available in pay and display car park approx 400 yards from property
  • One well-behaved pet
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk Please note between March and October this property will only accept week long bookings .

The property

A traditional, stone-built terraced cottage situated in a quiet location in the old part of the fishing village of Seahouses, only a couple of minutes' walk from the harbour and close to the shops, pubs and other amenities.

The property has been modernised to a high standard and provides comfortable, warm, well-furnished and well-equipped accommodation.

Altogether an ideal base for enjoying Northumberland's stunning beaches and coastline.

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About the location


Beadnell 1.8 miles; Bamburgh 3.5 miles; Alnwick 14.8 miles.

A bustling, pretty fishing village with an attractive harbour, situated on the beautiful Northumbrian coast in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Seahouses offers a variety of shops and a good selection of inns, pubs and eating places. Nearby are miles and miles of splendid sandy beaches and the opportunity to visit the bird sanctuary or seal colony on the famous Farne Islands with boat trips running daily from Seahouses, is not to be missed. There are numerous castles and great houses to explore, such as the magnificent castles at Bamburgh, Cragside, and Alnwick (home of the Duke of Northumberland), to mention just a few. Golf, fishing and riding are also available locally.

Electric Car Charging is not available at this property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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