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Swallows Nest

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About Swallows Nest

Families just love spending time by the coast and this holiday cottage minutes from a wonderful sandy beach is just a perfect seaside retreat for a bucket and spade holiday!

Swallows Nest is a family friendly holiday cottage that can be found in the heart of Northumberland in the historic village of Bamburgh. Ideally located, the sand dunes leading to the breathtaking beach that Bamburgh castle overshadows are just a hop skip and a jump away. From Nearby Seahouses about 3 miles away you can have fishing trips, or sightseeing trips to the Farne Islands to see puffins, seals and seabirds a plenty. Swallows Nest provides lots of games, dressing up clothes and toys for young children so there will always be something to occupy the little ones! You can also use the Ocean club spa at Seahouses when you stay at Swallows nest. This is a gem of a holiday cottage in a prime spot to enjoy the best of a coastal break in Northumberland. 

Swallows Nest is a spacious 3 bedroom holiday cottage built in the early 1990’s in the style of the original ‘Armstrong Cottages’ made to house the workmen for the restoration of Bamburgh Castle at the turn of the century. With its quaint green timber clad exterior, Swallows Nest emulates the style and personality of the original cottages but benefits from spacious internal planning, lovely natural light interiors and is tastefully decorated to high standard throughout. This Northumberland holiday cottage has been attractively furnished with a contemporary coastal theme and a layout which encourages the whole family to spread out and relax. It is extremely well equipped with mod cons in the kitchen, making it a pleasure to prepare a meal; just perfect for self-catering holidays.

About The Holiday Accommodation

With three spacious bedrooms Swallows Nest offers self-catering accommodation for a family of eight. One bedroom does contain 4 single beds, ideal for children sharing. There is a spacious open plan sitting room with big bedroom upstairs two open fire perfect for relaxing with family and friends. The dining room offers plenty of space for family get-togethers’. There is an assortment of board games housed in a 1920’s dresser for all ages to enjoy. There are two bathrooms, one closely located to the downstairs bedroom, which makes it ideal for any guests who have reduced mobility. The fully enclosed garden has a sunny, generous timber deck, ideal for eating alfresco. To the side of the property there is an open plan area of grass great for ball games. There is parking on the private drive for up to three cars and the Armstrong Cottages square has a peaceful fresh open feel with views of the surrounding countryside, dunes and Bamburgh Castle. The big skies and starry nights are very special!

Leisure Facilities

When you book a holiday at Swallows Nest you can use the facilities of the nearby Ocean Club, which is an exclusive health and leisure club with a swimming pool and spa. Only a few minutes away by car you can enjoy in luxurious surroundings, an indoor pool with children’s pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. There is a gym and lovely cafe to relax in after your activity. However please note there is an entry charge which is currently £6 for adults, £3 for children and free for under 2’s. There are dedicated children and adult swim sessions during the day so please check pool times before your visit.

Location and things to do in Northumberland

Bamburgh Village is one of the most sought after village locations on Northumberland’s coastline. Famous for it's iconic castles to one side and the world famous Farne Islands on the other, the vast swathe of dune-fringed sands of Bamburgh beach and miles of unspoilt sandy beaches, makes for a stunning backdrop to your holiday snaps. Just a mile away, Bamburgh village has local amenities including butchers, delicatessen, coffee shops/restaurants, public houses/hotels. There is also a children’s play area, tennis courts and cricket green in the village for all to enjoy. The harbour town of Seahouses to the south offers a wider range of amenities, with further facilities available within the bustling market town of Alnwick to the south west. Children will love Preston Tower a little gem hidden away just a few miles away, climbing the stairs to the top there is a marvellous view over the northumberland country side.

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