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Hastings Dairy

Refurbished former farmworker's cottage on the edge of this seaside village. Ideal for small family, welcomes dogs. Close to village amenities and harbour area.

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  • 7 night start day
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  • Gr. Floor bedrooms
  • No. bath/shower rooms
    1 /
  • Pets (Max Pets)
    Yes (2)
  • Parking (Max Cars)
    Yes (1)
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    Situated in the inland area of Seahouses, called North Sunderland, this stone built cottage was used as the Dairy to the original farmhouse, it has been recently reburbished.

    North Sunderland was the original residential area, supporting farming and the grain industry, the houses by the sea which currently form the village of Seahouses, were built later to house the fisher folk who followed the herring fleets as they moved from the harbours of the north towards Tyneside and onward.

    151a Main Street is situated just a 20 minute walk from the shops, pubs, restaurants and harbour area and access to the beaches leading north and south from Seahouses. Dog friendly.
    • Stone built cottage was the Dairy to the original farmhouse
    • Entrance Porch
    • Kitchen diner
    • Round table & 4 chairs
    • Cooker & hob
    • Fridge
    • Dishwasher
    • Selection of cooking utensils, crockery & cutlery
    • Tiled floor
    • Freezer (in under stairs cupboard)
    Situated in the Kitchen, round table and 4 chairs
    • Spacious lounge furnished with a modern appeal
    • Clean crisp lines with an uncluttered feel
    • 2 leather style sofas
    • TV
    • DVD
    • Living flame effect electric fire
    • 1 double bedroom
    • 2 single bedrooms
    • Bedside tables & wardrobes in each bedroom
    • 1 bathroom, large corner bath with shower over, basin and toilet
    • Large southerly facing balcony off double bedroom
    • TV
    • DVD
    • Radio/CD player
    • Large southerly facing balcony off double bedroom room
    • All-weather lounge suite and occasional table
    • Parking for 1 car in shared rear courtyard
    • On street parking also available
    • Bedding (duvets per bed & 2 pillows per person)
    • Bed linen
    • Towels (hand & bath sheet per person)
    • Kitchen towel
    • Tea-towel
    • Oven glove
    • Electricity
    • Central heating
    • Welcome pack: tea, coffee, sugar, milk and a sweet treat
    • K9 welcome pack if you have booked your dog
    • Travel cot
    • Highchair
    • Stairgate
    • Parking for 1 car in shared rear courtyard
    Charges Apply, see options and extras
    • Well behaved dogs welcome (up to 2) @ £25.00 per dog per week or part thereof
    • Dog duvet
    • Plastic dog bed
    • Dog crate medium or large
    • Beach towels
    • 19 Days out in Northumbria guide
    The owners of Hastings Dairy provide:
    • Travel Cot (TC mattress, sorry no bed linen or towels for infant)
    • High Chair
    • Stairgate

    Hastings Dairy welcomes well behaved dogs (up to 2) @ £25.00 per dog per week or part thereof. When you book you will be asked to provide some information about your pet which will aide the owner in ensuring that the property is set up to welcome them.

    A bit of K9 etiquette should be observed during your stay:-

    • Your pet should not be left in the property unattended (unless crated - crates can be hired - see what can be arranged on the main description tab)
    • Your pet should not be allowed in the bedrooms or on furniture
    • On booking for your pet, you are confirming that it is fully up to date on its flea treatment.

    The following can be hired - see charges under Availability > Options and Extras

    • Dog duvet
    • Plastic dog bed
    • Dog crate medium or large

    View and/or download the Stay Northumbria’s

    Northumberland Dog Friendly Pub Guide

    Notes and Conditions:
    • On street parking for 1 car
    • Off road parking for one car to the rear of the property which has a communal car parking area shared with the holiday cottage next door.
    • Accepts 2 well behaved dog@ £25.00 each per week
    • This property can be booked in conjunction with others in the locality for larger groups. See Hastings House *sleeps 10, Railston Cottage sleeps 6. The properties marked * have larger dining areas for everyone to gather.
    • Short Breaks are accepted Monday-Friday; Friday to Monday in low season at 80% of the weekly rate, and are also released where there is availability in high season 30 days prior to arrival date.

    Walking & Amenities:

    • Just a under a mile into the centre of Seahouses on foot, and 3 to Bamburgh
    • Easy access to Seahouses and all its amenities, from the busy harbour where seating is provided so you can while away the hours watching the toings and froings of harbour life, or stretch your legs on the beautiful beaches which run North and South and are ideal for leisurely walks, or
    • Try the 6 mile return beach walk to Bamburgh, or
    • the 14 mile return journey to Newton by the Sea (great pub awaits for the mid walk break).

    Amenities close by:

    • Shops, butchers, bakers (no candlestick maker tho),
    • Pubs & Restaurants,
    • Newsagents,
    • Petrol station,
    • Takeaways (Italian, Indian, Chinese)
    • Harbour where you can leave on excursions to visit the Farne Islands, to see Puffins (May to July), Grey Seals and many other species of birds. The area is popular with birdwatchers and photographers.
    • Grace Darling Museum Bamburgh

    A short drive:

    • Bamburgh Castle (2.5 miles north) sits atop rocky outcrop overlooking the beach,
    • 15 miles south Alnwick Castle and Garden a popular spot for those with green fingers, and Harry Potter fans (the castle was Hogwarts and the site of the quiddich pitch in the 1st two films

    Travel and Access information:


    • Alnmouth for Alnwick station is approx 15 miles south - a mainline station on the North East Coastal line with regular stops from London to Edinburgh
    • Berwick upon Tweed approx 25 miles north - a mainline station on the North East Coastal line with regular stops from London to Edinburgh


    • Buses run by Arriva and Travelsure stop in Seahouses itself the X15 and the X18 services run north and south along the coast from Berwick to Newcastle


    • Newcastle International is approx 50 miles south,
    • Edinburgh Airport is approx 90 miles north
    • Both airports have daily internal flights from a number of UK locations, and international flights on a regular basis.
    • Car hire is available from both airports.


    • Seahouses is situated on Sustrans Coast and Castles Route 1 and is a popular stopping point.

    Check out our Blog for information on nearby villages, events and things do do when holidaying in Northumberland.

    "Perfect place for a family. Everything clean, good travel cot, milk and biscuits a nice touch. House is always lovely and warm. Will be back! "

    The Evans Family - Oct 2017

    "Very nice cottage, enjoyed our week here and would re-book again. Love this area and come down atleast twice a year, never tire of it! Usually stay in the middle of Seahouses, but much prefer here. Thank you for buscuits and milk. "

    Burrell Family - Sep 2017

    "Very nice cottage, enjoyed our week here and would rebook again. Love this area and come down at least twice a year, never tire of it! Usually stay in the middle of Seahouses but much prefer it here. Thank you for the biscuits and milk! "

    Bob and Joyce - Sep 2017

    "Very good cottage, clean, tidy and warm! No complaints at all. "

    Fawcett Family - Sep 2017

    "Beautiful cottage. Ideal, central location. Immaculately clean! Will be back soon. "

    Sarah and Carol - Sep 2017

    "Really enjoyed our few days here and the weather was kind to us. Cottage was very well equipped and very comfortable."

    Mavis, Kieth, Steven and Jordan - Aug 2017

    "Fab cottage, comfy and well equipped. We had a lovely stay. "

    The Garrett Family - Aug 2017

    "Fabulous cottage, clean, comfy, quiet. Close to town, walks and beach. Our best to date. "

    John, Denise, Matthew and Billy - Aug 2017

    "Lovely clean cottage, had a great stay."

    The Harrisons - Jul 2017

    "Very comfortable, well located for exploring the area. We have never seen so many birds on land, sea or in the sky! "

    Chris, Julie and Graham - Jun 2017

    "Lovely cottage, very comfortable. Great walks on the beach - welcome pack for the dog was a nice touch. "

    Wendy and family - Jun 2017

    "Our second stay - nice and clean. Would come again, had a very good stay. "

    Jim and Chris - Jun 2017

    "Excellent cottage, really comfortable. Had a short but good stay, brought back memories of holiday we had in the area thirty years ago. "

    Dave and Nancy - May 2017

    "Fab cottage, clean and welcoming. Really lovely stay, would recommend to friends and family. "

    Jayne and Steve - May 2017

    "Fabulous cottage, superb, helpful owner and all round brilliant venue. Many, many thanks."

    Wignall family - Oct 2015

    "A great week. Good accommodation, excellent base for exploring the area - great walks on the beach to Bamburgh and Beadnell. Thank you."

    Embelton/Buttery - Aug 2015

    "We've had a great week with lovely accommodation. The owners are very friendly and helpful. A great base to explore the area."

    The Stewart family - Jul 2015

    "Great holiday. Cottage was well equipped. Lovely, comfy, clean, home from home. PERFECT. Defo recommend."

    The Huggan family - Jul 2015

    "Lovely cottage, Warm and welcoming owners. First rate when we had a problem with the boiler (could not do enough). Thanks. Will recommend family to stay at this cottage with their dogs."

    The Owens - Jul 2015

    "Lovely cottage, have had a great few days. Really enjoyed our long walk to Craster and back. Beautiful area."

    The Bramwells, Lancashire - Jul 2015

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