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Swallows Nest

19 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Swallows Nest is wonderfully located close to everything that the historic village of Bamburgh offers; the iconic castle, lovely restaurants, cricket, golf, and tennis. 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. You can also use The Ocean Club private pool, gym and spa in Seahouses when you stay at Swallows Nest. Northumberland is a fascinating region with so much to see and explore, Harry Potters castle at Alnwick is close at hand for a day out too! 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! PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE VERY SORRY BUT DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE QUIET FAMILY LOC...Swallows Nest is wonderfully located close to everything that the historic village of Bamburgh offers; the iconic castle, lovely restaurants, cricket, golf, and tennis. 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. You can also use The Ocean Club private pool, gym and spa in Seahouses when you stay at Swallows Nest. Northumberland is a fascinating region with so much to see and explore, Harry Potters castle at Alnwick is close at hand for a day out too! 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! PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE VERY SORRY BUT DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE QUIET FAMILY LOCATION WE ARE NOT ABLE TO OFFER ACCOMMODATION TO STAG AND HEN PARTIES.More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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The accommodation at Swallows Nest comprises: Ground floor: The entrance lobby has lots of hanging space for coats, hats and beach toys. There is a very spacious sitting room furnished with two comfy three seater sofas and two arm chairs for relaxing by the fire or chatting round the coffee table. Open log fire and slate hearth, TV/DVD and CD player, large coffee table and toy box. In the dining room there is plenty of room for large family gatherings round a solid wood table that comfortably seats eight. There is an assortment of board games housed in a 1920s dresser for all ages to enjoy. French doors lead out on to the large timber deck and sunny rear, fully enclosed, garden with additional paved area and Caldor gas barbeque. There is outside furniture provided for eating alfresco. The kitchen is very well equipped for all catering needs with electric cooker, electric hob in granite work top, fridge and freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer. All appliances are Bosch and the crockery and cutlery are of a very high standard. The bedroom downstairs has two single beds and a window that overlooks the garden. An over mattress is available to make the two single beds into a large king size double. Bathroom: The ground floor bathroom is adjacent to the bedroom with wash hand basin, bath with hand shower attachment and has a slate vanity shelf and heated towel rail. First Floor: The stairs to the first floor are open plan to the sitting area and lead to the double bedroom and large bedroom with four single beds. The upstairs bathroom has a shower over bath, basin and WC and heated towel rail and large slate vanity shelf. All bedrooms have Velux roof lights with black out blinds .All rooms have at least one instantaneous electric Dimplex radiator with timer controls. Fuel for the open fire in the colder months can be bought locally. All electricity is included. All bedding (duvets and pillows) and bed linen are provided and beds are made up for arrival, towels can be provided for a modest additional cost. At the front of the cottage there is private off road parking for three cars and adjacent to the driveway there is a generous open plan lawn, great for ball games.
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

A great base for exploring the area with Bamburgh Castle only a very short walk away.Really loved our stay here. Kids well catered for with books, toys and jigsaws for rainy days.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank SW1802
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This holiday home was perfectly situated, a short walk from Bamburgh Castle and village. The accommodation provided everything that was required. It was extremely comfortable and well located for visits to other attractions. The cottage was well stocked with household items, games and toys. We...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Lesley N
Jo T, VR Owner at Swallows Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for such a great review and looking after Swallows Nest so wonderfully! please come again! Jo

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely week in a cosy house with good facilities and close to the beach. Grandparents, kids and dogs all really enjoyed it. Thank you

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Stay800144
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Had a delightful week at Swallows nest as we attended a wedding at Newton Hall and decided to make it into a holiday. The location was fantastic and we walked to the wedding party’s beach BBQ on the Sunday directly from the property. I enjoyed...More

Date of stay: August 2018
3  Thank mariacrosby246
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Beautiful cottage, well-equipped, spacious and with a treasure chest of toys for the children. Welcome cake and biscuits was a nice touch . Small gripe - the bed was a bit short for anyone over 6ft!

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank NorthStar659592
About the Owner
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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About the neighbourhood
Swallows Nest’s location is ideal to explore Northumberland. Situated on a small private development called Armstrong Cottages, it is a short stroll through sand dunes to the breathtaking beach that Bamburgh castle overshadows. Here there are views to the Farne Islands, and from nearby Seahouses, there are many boat trips that can take you to see seals, puffins, and if you like even try your hand at deep sea fishing. When you have spent all your energies out and about in Northumberland or just having family fun at the beach, Swallows Nest offers a welcoming retreat with all your home comforts. Just under a mile away Bamburgh village offers lovely country pubs, village stores, including a fabulous butchers renowned for its bangers!
How to get there
Fly to Newcastle Airport or take a train to Berwick upon Tweed or Newcastle.
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