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Lyme Cottage Luxury Coastal Retreat With Private Access To The Beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

A Real Coastal Retreat with two bedrooms, one ensuite and a family bathroom

Lyme Cottage is a former barn which has been sympathetically converted to provide luxury holiday accommodation. On the ground floor there is a spacious lounge, dining kitchen and master bedroom with en suite shower room. The first floor has a twin bedroom with separate bathroom. To the rear of the property is an enclosed lawn with views towards Alnmouth and extensive views of the sea.

The property is built in stone and has arched hemmel windows to the front. The property benefits from a private access to Killiecrankie Beach which is less than 10 minutes walk away.

Lyme Cottage is approximately 1 mile north of Warkworth and 2.7 miles south of Alnmouth with the market town of Alnwick 5 miles to the west.

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Warkworth Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
  • The en suite to the master bedroom has shower, wash basin, toilet and a free standing cabinet. The first floor bathroom has a bath, wash basin and toilet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The master bedroom is on the ground floor and has a king size bed. The room benefits from a sash window with a sea view. There is a built in cupboard with hanging space. The first floor bedroom has two twin beds and a built in wardrobe. A cot is also available on request.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Ideal for a couple or small family. We are sorry but we do not accept pets. Wifi Available Outside: There is an enclosed garden to the rear which is laid to lawn. Outdoor table and benches together with a BBQ are available. The garden area provides a view of the sea, Coquet Island and the village of Alnmouth. The front of the cottage is a mix of grass and paving enclosed within a low stone wall. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: A bath and hand towel are provided for each guest. All bed linen is provided. The property is cleaned prior to every changeover. Other: There is an storage cupboard under the stairs off the lounge.


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Lyme Cottage Luxury Coastal Retreat With Private Access To The Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Wonderful place!!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a long weekend at Lyme Cottage and we had an amazing time. The cottage is perfectly located for beach walks having its own private access. The cottage itself is luxurious, spacious, light, and maintained and equipped to an extremely high standard. Warkworth and Alnmouth are an easy walk away and the beach is stunning, especially in the glorious sunshine we were lucky enough to see. The owners are extremely helpful and all information provided by them was helpful and clear.

We had a great time and will definitely return!!!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a short stay at Lyme cottage and had an amazing time! The cottage was immaculate, warm, cosy and well equipped. The location is stunning and views of the sea were amazing we loved sitting out in the garden enjoying the view and wildlife... even had a deer walk past one evening! The access down to the beach is an easy walk and well worth it, beautiful beach with direct access to coastal path which we walked along to Alnmouth and also to Warkworth-great tea room Bertram's. To much to do in such a short space time highlight for us was sugar sands beach accessible by car through Low Stead farm with honesty box to have access to park at the beach. Well worth it on a sunny day stunning beach! Had great communication with owners from the start with great info pack would definitely recommend! Thank you for letting us share your much loved and well cared for cottage.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage in a stunning area

  • 5 of 5

This is an immaculate cottage, with everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable holiday by the sea. The cottage is warm, extremely clean, well equipped and bright and sunny.Furnishings and equipment are of a very high quality. The lovely garden overlooking the sea is a real bonus. The cottage is in a beautiful area of Northumberland and is very well positioned for visiting, shopping and walking. Alnwick and the wonderful Treehouse restaurant are within easy access. The owner gave clear instructions to gain access to the property and the welcome guide in the house was really helpful. We are looking forward to returning to Lyme Cottage next year and I would recommend the property to everyone.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Idyllic Relaxing Holiday Location

  • 5 of 5

For a perfectly relaxing holiday you cannot find anywhere more suitable than Lyme Cottage and the Warkworth location, the peaceful setting of the complex close to the beautiful Northumberland coast is ideal for restful sleep and socialising in a quiet understated way with friends or family, the accommodation is beautifully decorated and equipped. All amenities you need for a self catering holiday, then the homely feel to settle either indoors or outside, we were lucky enough to do both with the gorgeous weather we had on our stay there. The walk down to the beach is a little overgrown but once you know the path it's a 10 minute stroll and you are on the unspoilt beach with options of walking to Alnmouth or Warkworth. Would definitely recommend Lyme Cottage for a peaceful relaxing holiday.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place to get away from it all and a very high quality accommodation. As it was February the weather was bitter but the accommodation was very warm. The private access to the beach was great and we walked every day. The cottage was clean and modern and very cosy. Will defiantly return. The communication with owner was quick and pleasant. All booked and paid for in an hour and great instructions given. First class.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Lyme Cotttage is absolutely beautiful, a terrific barn conversion completed to a very high standard. It's set in a perfect location within easy reach of so many of the stunning locations in Northumbria. The private access to the beach was also a great addition to reach the lovely beach as was the very close proximity to the cycle route. Thank you for a lovely weekend

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
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Ian Simmons
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2018

About Ian Simmons

We are both retired and live in Derbyshire.

Ian Simmons purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Ian Simmons chose Warkworth

Having lived in the North East of England when we were first married we have continued holidaying in the area since we moved away.

With more time available to us we found Lyme Cottage which we think of as an idyllic coastal retreat.

What makes this cottage unique

We really enjoy the unspoilt natural beauty of the Northumberland Heritage coastline.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to drop you a line to tell you how much we enjoyed our

stay at your lovely property Lyme Cottage. It has been finished to a

very high standard and I am sure that you will continue to be fully

booked both with new and return customers. We will definately be back

sometime either later on this year or sometime next year and I will have

no hesitation in recommending your property to both friends and

colleagues alike.
Apr 2015
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Car: recommended


The sandy beach of Killiecrankie is accessible via a private pathway from the cottage. It can be reached in less than 10 minutes.

Alnmouth Beach is about 3 miles away by road and like Killiecrankie is one of the many popular stretches of sand that form the Northumberland coastline, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Newcastle Airport is approximately 30 miles south of the property.

There is a railway station at Alnmouth which is 2.5 miles from the cottage.

A number of London to Edinburgh trains stop at Alnmouth as well as local services to and from Newcastle.

There is a regular bus service between Newcastle and Berwick with stops within half a mile of the property.


Warkworth 1 mile

Alnmouth 3 miles

Alnwick 5 miles

Amble 3 miles

Newcastle 30 miles

Further Details:

Alnmouth and Warkworth have small village stores and a number of pubs/restaurants. Alnwick is a market town with two supermarkets, a discount store and a number of banks. It also has a Leisure Centre with swimming pool and of course Alnwick Castle and Gardens.

There are four golf courses within 10 miles of the property


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
Changeover Day is Friday. Please contact us if you require a different day which we will try to accommodate.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks are available outside peak periods on request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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