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These cottage companies offer a selection of Alnmouth self catering cottages. The numbers represent cottage properties which lie within a 5 mile radius of Alnmouth - there's also a diverse range that can be found in the surrounding area. Booking prices are influenced by season as are the number available. Visit the sites for the most up-to-date information.
- 20+ Alnmouth cottages
to rent from Sykes Cottages. Weekly bookings begin at £180 approximately and many of their properties include traditional features such as open fires and beamed interiors. Pets are allowed for about a third of the cottage properties as are smokers.
- Alnmouth cottage properties
are also available at Holiday Lettings. Their small collection features traditional cottages such as converted barns and old farm buildings. Booking prices for week-long breaks range between £220 and £1850, depended on season.
Cottages 4 You
- More Alnmouth holiday cottages from Cottages 4 You with over 300 self catering properties in their Northumbria section. Each cottage has attained three stars or above, for standards and features. A number of discounts are also available for two-person bookings.
- At the time of publication, Holiday Rentals offered just 1 cottage in Alnmouth, situated on the coast. It accommodates up to 4 people and accommodates pets in certain cicrumstances. It's been rated as 4 stars and can be booked for £350. (for the week)
Alnmouth is a coastal village in Northumberland and the most northerly community in England. It features sandy beaches and intriguing historical attractions and, despite being a popular seaside resort, remains relatively peaceful.
Alnmouth was once a significant sea port and shipbuilding centre, until the 18th century when a great storm broke the river's course. This made it difficult for ships to anchor and so the port began to decline. However the advent of railed travel gradually turned Alnmouth into a popular tourist destination, with visitors flocking from far and wide to enjoy the sea-side ambience
The Schooner Hotel
is one of the town's most important attractions. This listed building, which dates back to the 17th century it is one of the most respected hotels in Alnmouth. However, it is also considered by many to be 'the most haunted hotel in Great Britain'! Alnmouth is also noted for its sailing and water-based activities - boats are available for hire on the River Coquet at Warkworth and there are plenty of moorings to be found within the estuary.
The town also boasts one of the finest golf courses in North East England
- the 18 hole Alnmouth Golf Club. Overlooking the picturesque Alnmouth Bay
, it was designed by HS Colt, the architect of Wentworth and Sunningdale.
See our guide below for further information about leading visitor attractions, activities and historical places of interest in and around the Alnmouth area.
Alnmouth visitor attractions
We've included further details about visitor attractions, local pubs and sites of historical interest, in and around the Alnmouth area. There's alsodetails of shops and supermarkets should you need emergency supplies during your short break holiday.
Howick Hall Gardens
, which is a five minute drive from Almouth, is considered to be one of the best coastal gardens in the United Kingdom. It features a woodland garden, landscaped grounds and a diverse range of tree and plant species. Entry is free for children, £6 for adults and £4 for the elderly. Boat trips are also run from the nearby Amble harbour to the RSPB nature reserve of Coquet Island
- a natural haven for a diverse range of nesting sea birds.
Food and drink
The Red Lion Inn on Northumberland Street is part of an 18th century coach inn. It serves a selection of ales and has an affordable, seasonal menu which includes wholesome dishes like Ale Pie
and Roast Rump of Lamb. The family-run Saddle Hotel
in the centre of Alnmouth is also popular and specialises in home-cooked food seven days a week - it was included in the Good British Pub Guide.
History and Culture
Within a short drive of Alnmouth is Alnwick Castle
. It is one of the UK's biggest inhabited castles and was featured in the Harry Potter films as Hogwart Castle. Dating back to Medieval times, the castle is home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland
. Various events take place throughout the year including Archery lessons and Brass rubbing. Tickets start at £8.00 for children and £11.95 for adults - it is open seven days a week, 11am to 5pm.
Supermarkets and shops
For supplies and essential during your self catering holiday, see the nearby Alnwick. It includes an Iceland Supermarket, Boots Chemist and Superdrug, all at Bondgate Within, in the centre of the town. Alnwick is about 4 miles from Alnmouth.