Most popular Cottages in Embleton
Highlights in Embleton
- Great outdoors
- Lovely walks
- Fascinating history of the tower
- Beautiful gardens
- Great sandy beach
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Cottages in Embleton
Embleton is an idyllic coastal town ideal for a seaside holiday on the Northumberland Coast. This is a village located in the right place to please every traveller’s need. Looking for a base from which to explore the coast, spend a week of sun and beaches or try your hand at golf? Book a traditional cottage close to the sea in Embleton Bay, with the majestic ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle as a backdrop and a place to enjoy fun days at the beach with the kids, swimming, playing and splashing in the waves.Traditional and lovely cottages in Northumberland
The constructions of the area are quite traditional with stone facades and lovely green areas around the cottages. Enjoy some time outdoors and use the patio and terrace areas. The children will have a great time in the garden and your little pets will have plenty of space to walk and rest. Accommodations ideal for groups and families of 4 or 5 people. Great lounges for the family gatherings, lovely rooms with every detail and fully equipped kitchens. Nice interiors and soft colour with a traditional decoration. Make of the cottage your second home.
Travellers and activities
The lovely landscape of Embleton speaks for itself. It invites you to walk along the lanes that go down to the beach and reach Low Newton as they are connected. Along the way you will pass Embleton Bay, one of the safest and unpopulated beaches in the UK and several spots with natural pools. There is a longer walk you can start 3 mile from Embleton, in Craster. From here you can go and visit the fishing village of Craster, continue to the ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle and Embleton Sands and finally reach the bay of Low Newton by the Sea. The whole walk is about 6 miles and it takes between 2 and 3 hours to complete it. At the end, there is a nice pub called The Ship Inn where you can enjoy some Doddington’s Cheese, Craster Smoked Kippers and a sip of the best beers they produce at this little brewery. Your furry little friends are allowed in too!Embleton for watersports lovers
The area is ideal for watersports and they can be found in abundance. The most popular pursuits are windsurfing and surfing as the weather conditions help to create the right breaks in Embleton Bay for these sports. Swimming or SUP are great options for the young ones. The adventurous ones will love to try some kite-surfing and families can enjoy a day out sailing. A few miles up north, Beadnell Bay is a great location for all these sports, and all the equipment you might need is available at Boards and Bikes shop. They make it very easy and they even deliver it to your doorstep avoiding you all the hassle. Get on your toes and have a great time!
The name of the Dunstanburgh literally means “the fort of the town by the rock”. Before the castle, archeologists found the remains of the rampart of an Iron Age fort, confirming the existence of it and the origin of the name.
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A short stroll from Embleton you find Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Club. Enjoy a lovely day playing your favourite sport with stunning and unbeatable coastal views. This is an excellent 18-hole golf course designed by the famous golf architect, James Braid. The challenges of the course are suitable for different levels and abilities. Whether you are just starting or you are quite experienced, spending some time in the green fairways will make your day. After a good round have a cuppa at the Clubhouse bar or enjoy a nice meal at the restaurant.2. Spend time at the beach
Everybody likes being close to the sea. Lovely walks in the morning with the kids or your pets, nice afternoons basking in the sun or active days practising your favourite sport in the water. Beaches are great for every type of traveller and Embleton Beach is one of the greatest ones in the area for its quality waters. Some little pools created when the tide is low are perfect for the children to play and discover more about the marine life. Prepare a picnic and spend a lovely day surrounded by a wide golden stretch of sand, quiet waters and an ideal landscape to get away from everyday routine.3. Visit Preston Tower
Preston Tower is a medieval monument that was built in the late 1300s. The rooms have been furnished as they should look like back in the 14th century. You can also see fantastic displays telling the story of the Border reivers. Enjoy the visit to the guardroom, the prison and a traditional lounge. Around the tower you can take pleasant walks in the peaceful gardens or walk in the woods.4. It’s time for a bite!
In the area you have a few pubs where to enjoy nice meals. The Blue Bell Inn has a great addition - Sambuca’s Italian restaurant, a small and cosy eatery. The Dunstanburgh Castle Inn is on the main Coastal Route and lunch and dinners are served in the bar and in the Castle Grill Room. All their recipes are based on local produce. You can also have a takeaway menu from fish and chips, pizzas and rustic burgers.5. Enjoy a stroll around the ancestral seat of the Earls Grey
Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum is the ancestral seat of the Earls Grey, after whom the famous tea is named. Here you can discover more about the history of the family, explore the shrubs and trees of the property and finish with a cuppa of delicious Earl Grey Tea at the Tea House. The Gardens always offer something new to see, lots of spring bulbs and the well known Woodland Garden. During the summer, you can enjoy the wild bog garden around the pond.6. A paradise of birds and wildlife
Nature and bird-watchers will love Embleton. In here you have the local wildlife haven of Newton Pool Bird Reserve, a great space where you will be able to observe the varied birds and wildlife of the area in their natural habitat. Sit down at the bird-watching huts and enjoy the views of the landscape and the animal life residing in it. You can make your way up to the Reserve very easily as it is within walking distance of town. It is located behind the dunes south of Newton-by-the-Sea. A visit to the Farne Islands is also a must for those who enjoy birds and sea life.7. Go Ape Matfen!
A fun family day out in the forest swinging through the trees and flying down the zip wires. Try your abilities at the Treetop Challenge course with your eldest kids and yourself. Enjoy the Tarzan Swings, the Half Trapeze and the Stirrups. Are you up for more? Then the Skateboard Challenge is there to test your nerve! Have great fun and enjoy your family time in the most adventurous way ever!