Seahouses cottage holidays Holiday rentals - country and coastal cottage to rent in Seahouses

Seahouses Seahouses is a village on the North Northumberland coast and is known as the Gateway to the Farne Islands. It is situated between Bamburg and Alnwick. Once a fishing village in the 1800s, Seahouses still possesses the old charm feel which is why its a popular destination for tourists. Seahouses is the market town for the surrounding villages of Beadnell and Bamburgh and numerous smaller hamlets. Northumberland boasts more castles and fortified houses than any other county in England.

Seahouses offers the chance to see hundreds of seals and seabirds, and to experience the Longstone Lighthouse and Farne Islands, boat trips can take you participate in the UK's top wildlife experience. If wildlife isn’t your thing, then you can enjoy fresh fish and chips in a pint at a local restaurant.

At a glance...
Restaurants 20+
Cycle paths & Mountain Biking
Coastal Walks
Fabulous Beach
Family Friendly
Car Recommended
Nearest beach (2.4kms)
Local airport Newcastle (74km)
Nearest major airport Manchester (331km)
Nearest train station Chathill


Seahouses is a popular destination for tourists and locals wanting to see the incredible wildlife, fantastic walks with impressive views or taking time out to relax and enjoy the beautiful countryside. The extensive area of sandy beaches gently slope and stretch North of the harbour is backed by grassy dunes and a number of rocky outcrop, the Farne Islands are visible weather permitting.

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Things to see and do in Seahouses

Seahouses and the surrounding area is full of interesting villages, dramatic coastline and countryside to explore.

A few suggestions...
Mountain Biking
Longstone Lighthouse
Boat Trips
Coastal Walks
Bars & Restaurants


Seahouses has something to offer everyone, whatever their age all year round. From the beautiful Northumberland countryside an area of oustanding natural beauty, the impressive and dramatic coastline, golden sandy beaches, boat trips to Farne Island & Bamburgh Castle where you can see birds, seals and dolphins. Alnwick, the nearest town has beautiful gardens that are open all year where you can find the largest treehouse in Europe. Alnwick Castle, the ancestral home of the Dukes of Northumberland was made famous as the location of Hogwarts in the Harry Potter Films.