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The Tynemouth Cottage

(Ref. 969019)

Tynemouth, Northumberland Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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34 Customer Reviews

  • "A charming cottage in a great location."

    A short walk to Tynemouth, Fish Quay, Cullercoats and Whitley Bay all boasting plenty of eating options.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Nov 2023

  • "A great cottage in an amazing location."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0May 2023

  • "The gas fire did not work, the kitchen tap is dripping to the point where it is pouring out."

    This is mentioned many times in the visitor book but hasn’t been repaired. The cooker was almost impossible to use too. Location was fantastic and we were just using the cottage as a base to visit local family so it was perfect for us. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Joanne4.4Dec 2022

  • "We could not get the fire to work at all."

    The pilot light came on but, after a few seconds, went out again. This meant we had to use the central heating instead. Also, the tap over the kitchen sink dripped constantly and, by the time our week was up, it was almost free flowing. A waste of water. 2 minor things that did not spoil our fabulous week in this lovely cottage.

    Reviewed by Patricia4.4Oct 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in an outstanding location - two minutes walk into Tynemouth Front St with great places for coffee, restaurants and shopping; two beautiful beaches, King Edward's Bay and The Haven; the ruined priory and castle; the pier; the coastguard station museum; Collingwood's monument; a short walk to the quays; the sea life centre."

    .. there is plenty to do right on the doorstep. The cottage itself is an old stone semi-detached coastguard cottage, it is well furnished, clean and comfortable. There are three private parking spaces and there is a little private yard where you can hang washing. There's also a little yard out the front where you can watch boats coming into the Tyne. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Aug 2022

  • "The only real issues that I have with this property are the stairs and the all downstairs toilet facilities."

    The stairs are not very good if you have some walking difficulties. I never felt safe all week and the single hand rail does not allow you to grab it securely. If you don't have these issues and don't mind the downstairs facilities then it should be ok for you.

    Reviewed by John4.7Mar 2022

  • "A beautiful cottage well equipped and furnished and for us well located offering good walking access to Front Street, Tynemouth and beyond (we walked to St."

    Mary's Lighthouse and back and North Shields Fish Quay). We would highly recommend this cottage xx

    Reviewed by John5.0Feb 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage and great location."

    Everything just right and will definitely go back

    Reviewed by Benita5.0Nov 2021

  • "Great stay, great location."

    Very well equipped for holiday cottage. Would certainly look at staying again.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Nov 2021

  • "Property is not easy to find, no clear signpost of where the property is and which parking spaces were ours."

    A kind neighbour helped us and told us parking Bay 6 and 5 was ours. The cottage advertises 3 parking spaces which is partly why we chose this cottage as we were meeting with family so we were quite dismayed on the Sunday when we were challenged about parking in bay 5 by someone claiming that this is a space that their son normally parks in. Has this cottage got 3 parking spaces or not? The key safe came completely off the wall when trying to access the keys, broken lamp in the twin room and the downstairs television was impossible to get working. We did email the owners on Friday and they did get back to us on the Monday but we were back home then. However this is a nice cottage tucked away in a quiet area so a shame it lets itself down in a few areas. This would have been an ideal cottage for us to come to regular for meeting family but will not stay again due to the parking debacle.

    Reviewed by Philip3.1Nov 2021

  • "A gorgeous Cottage in a great location."

    Very comfortable. We had a fabulous week here with lots to see and do and excellent walks on the doorstep. Our visit also gave us the opportunity to reunite with family who we hadn't seen for quite some time.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Oct 2021

  • "Some clearer instructions about how to use the oven would have been welcomed as it took us a while :)"

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Oct 2021

  • "Would have been 5 stars if there was a dishwasher!"

    Even a slimline one would have made our holiday a proper break.

    Reviewed by Rebecca3.8Oct 2021

  • "This perfect little cottage is situated in such a fantastic location."

    I loved our morning cuppa sitting out, looking at the sea and watching the gulls. Just a few paces around the corner and we would watch the activities in the bay. We enjoyed a short circular walk around this part of Tynemouth which gave us a great feel for the place whilst stopping to enjoy the market and of course the great views! The cottage itself has everything you need. Really well set up and the decoration is just right. Our teenagers enjoyed the access to bars as we did too. Great history on your doorstep - a perfect getaway, and Hank you.

    Reviewed by Jo5.0Jul 2021

  • "Great location with easy access to the beaches and other locations within N’umberland."

    Owner has created a beautiful holiday with a very good quality of kitchen supplies, furniture etc.

    Reviewed by Kit4.4Jul 2021

  • "Great location, local to beaches, shops, restaurants, etc"

    Reviewed by Ian3.8Apr 2021

  • "The cottage was spotlessly clean and well maintained in a lovely setting within ..."

    The cottage was spotlessly clean and well maintained in a lovely setting within reach of all that Tynemouth has to offer The facilities within the cottage are as described - it is worth noting that the bathroom is downstairs whilst the two bedrooms are on the first floor and as a personal choice I would prefer a dishwasher to washing machine however this would not prevent us from staying again We loved the sonos system as we listen to music whenever we are inside A perfect cottage for couples or small family holiday near beautiful beaches and attractive ruined priory and castle

    Reviewed by Pauline4.7Sep 2020

  • "The cleanliness of the cottage, especially with the Corona Virus throughout the country, was excellent."

    The cottage was cosy and had all the facilities needed.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Aug 2020

  • "Well equipped cottage in a beautiful location."

    Lovely cosy feel with fresh decor and soft furnishings.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Jan 2020

  • "A small comment would be that the addition of a dishwasher would have been good."

    But that's only a minor criticism. Otherwise, it was perfect! The cottage was beautifully appointed and was a great bolt hole for our short break over the New Year period.

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Jan 2020

  • "Well equipped & stylish cottage."

    My two small children, husband & I all felt very comfortable & cosy here.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Dec 2019

  • "The Tynemouth Cottage is in a stunning location with views of the ocean, river and Priory."

    The cottage is comfortable, clean and well-equipped. On this occasion it was decorated for Christmas making our stay extra special.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Dec 2019

  • "Excellent property and your staff were very helpful when I had questions."

    Reviewed by Samantha4.7Nov 2019

  • "This is a Friday to Friday booking."

    Fridays are the worst possible days to be travelling home, with workers rush hour now starting earlier and earlier, being mixed with holiday travellers We suffered an horrific journey down the M6, with the result that we intend never book a cottage on a Friday to Friday basis again.

    Reviewed by Graham4.7Sep 2019

  • "The cottage was spotless and well-appointed."

    Good wi-fi and tv for us techies. I have only slightly downgraded the facilities because there is no bathroom on the same floor as the bedrooms but this would not be a problem for those less elderly than us. The beds are comfortable and lots of coat hangers was a good idea. One very, very small point to raise was that although I was advised to bring beach and tea towels, I wasn’t told to bring toilet paper expected more than one third of a roll to be provided. Luckily, there is a co-op on Front Street With long opening hours, Tynemouth Cottage is in a lovely and quiet location with fabulous walks in all directions. I thoroughly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Nora4.7Sep 2019

  • "For the elderly having no toilet accessible beside the bedrooms was a downside if you required to go to the toilet at night."

    The stair is steep and maybe not suitable for everyone. A photograph included in the cottage description would have been useful. However the cottage location was very good and finishes and equipment were very good.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Aug 2019

  • "The toilet takes about 30 min to fill."

    The hot tap is still loose in the bathroom. the second bedroom roof leaked on to a single bed during a very violent thunderstorm. Sykes response to the roof leaking was somewhat underwelming. Had it carried on leaking it could have become a problem. The location is great

    Reviewed by Geoffrey4.7Jun 2019

  • "The cottage is in a fabulous location, close to the beach and Tynemouth Front street."

    The cottage provides a quiet, relaxing base from which to explore the area. It is tastefully decorated and well-equipped. This was our second visit to this cottage and we will return.

    Reviewed by Elaine4.7May 2019

  • "We had a lovely family holiday at this comfortable & clean cottage."

    It's in the most stunning and quiet location but only a few minutes from the shops, bars, restaurants & gorgeous beaches. There is plenty to do nearby. I would highly recommend the cottage & Tynemouth for anybody wanting a traditional but up-market UK family beach holiday. My only tiny annoyance was that there wasn't any information in the cottage about what to do about taking the rubbish out & how to do the recycling but apart from that - perfect!

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0May 2019

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage in a great location."

    Well equipped with good quality appliances but could have done with a wardrobe in the main bedroom. It is also equipped with a good quality Sonos system which was an added bonus The cottage has steep stairs with narrow treads and is up a steep hill so would probably not suit anyone with mobility problems!

    Reviewed by Susan4.4Apr 2019

  • "Most enjoyable stay at the Tynemouth Cottage, Spotlessly clean a big thank you to the lady that does, Ideally situated for town, beaches and travelling around the area, leave your car on the private parking area and use the local buses or metro line."

    Reviewed by Terrence4.7Mar 2019

  • "The Tynemoth Cottage is a very clean and well appointed two bedroom dwelling."

    It's fantastic location is querky, interesting and puts you right on the sea front. It's close proximity to the main town belies this quiet retreat. My wife and I enjoyed our seven day holiday here very much. It was the perfect place to stay to utilise the amenities of Tynemouth and it's road and rail network make it ideal as a base for visiting Newcastle and the North East of England. We would absolutely recommend the Tynemouth Cottage for the perfect getaway break.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Mar 2019

  • "The cottage and Tynemouth are excellent, we had a lovely holiday."

    Reviewed by Stewart5.0Aug 2018

  • "Only problem there was no small tables in the lounge to put drinks on otherwise a lovely cottage"

    Reviewed by Pat4.7Aug 2018

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Gas central heating and gas fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, Smart TV with FreeSat and Apple TV, PS3 games console with selection of games, Sonos sound system, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and restaurants 5 mins walk away
  • Please note: bookings must start or end on a Monday or Friday only
  • Please note: staircase may not be suitable for people with mobility issues

The property

This beautifully furnished stone-built cottage is perfectly located on the Spanish Battery headland, within the historic and upmarket village of Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear.

With beaches, promenades and green open space on your door step, the location makes this holiday cottage ideal for a relaxing break by the sea or as a base for exploring the Northumberland coastline and countryside.

Upon entering this property you will feel immediately welcomed.

It has been recently refurbished and decorated to an extremely high standard.

The well-appointed contemporary kitchen makes sure that you have everything you need throughout your stay.

The ground floor family bathroom has a large walk in shower as well as a corner bath, perfect for a soak after a day exploring all that the coast has to offer.

The open plan living/dining room is tastefully furnished, comprising a remote-controlled gas fire and a large wall mounted TV and integrated Sonos sound system, to create the perfect area to sit back and relax.

The two first floor bedrooms, which offer views over the mouth of the River Tyne and towards Tynemouth priory castle, complete this idyllic seaside cottage.

Externally, there are two delightful patio areas and private parking for two cars.

Tynemouth Front street is at the heart of this vibrant seaside village and has a great deal to offer.

It boasts a range of bespoke shops, cafes, bistros and restaurants for you to enjoy and there is also a popular weekend market and antiques fayre which are are all within walking distance.

For families, Tynemouth has many attractions to fill your day.

An aquarium, boating lake with pedal boats, Dinosaur themed crazy golf and numerous parks perfect for sitting with a picnic.

The seafront gives amazing views of the sweeping ‘Blue flag’ beaches and a promenade walkway links to the historic quayside.

Tynemouth Longsands and King Edwards Bay are nationally recognised beaches and surf lessons are available for all ages.

A short walk from the cottage is the dramatic Tynemouth castle and Priory, with a statue of Lord Collingwood looking directly over the property itself.

The fabulous cities of Newcastle and Durham are both easily accessible, offering great buildings and lots to keep you busy.

The Tynemouth Cottage is a stunning property in a wonderful and convenient location.

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About the location


Newcastle 8 miles; Durham 21 miles

This scenic town rests just north of the mouth of the River Tyne on the north east coast of England. This is a wonderful coastal holiday destination, Tynemouth is rich with history holding fascinating buildings such as the Spanish Battery and the Tynemouth Priory and Castle. Take a trip around the great range of shops, pubs, restaurants and cafés, you will never want to leave! In terms of activities, the town offers an aquarium, a golf course, a variety of parks and a stunning beach with a pier and a stunning lighthouse. The bustling city of Newcastle is a short journey away, offering elite shopping, eating and drinking as well as museums and galleries. The beautiful city of Durham is also accessible by car, it offers beautiful buildings and a rich history.

Please note: bookings must start or end on a Monday or Friday only.
Please note: staircase may not be suitable for people with mobility issues.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas