Poppy Cottage is situated on a working farm at Druridge Bay on the Northumberland Coast. The cottage is neutrally decorated and retains the rustic cottage features such as exposed wood beams, wood burning stove, sandstone flooring downstairs.
Enclosed gardens mean the cottage is both family and dog friendly.
Hot Tub available and alpaca walks can be booked at the farm. Glamping available in summer.
Alison grew up at Hemscott Hill Farm and works alongside her father on the farm. Alison manages the Cottage and Glamping side of the business as well as running the Alpaca Walks that are available to guests.
Alison lives next door to Poppy Cottage with husband, Phil, and labrador Tilly. They are on hand to welcome you and answer any questions you may have but will not intrude on your holiday!
Poppy Cottage is one of the original farm cottage that was lived in by Alison's grandad, called Poppy by all of the children, hence the name.
We refurbished it throughout in 2013 and started letting it as a holiday cottage.
Staying at Poppy Cottage means you can have a holiday near a beautiful beach and also benefit from being on a working farm. Alison is more than happy to show guests around the farm and let you meet the animals.
great cottage in a fantastic location , the cottage was well equipped and spotless , the beach was just what was needed to recharge the batteries , the dog ran free , the Northumberland disc parking scheme was a bonus , all council car parks saying disc parking is free , lots to do in the local area , to good pubs for meals locally not forgetting the ice cream shop at Cresswell , we will be booking again
A lovely comfortable cottage, with a warm feeling. Everything there that we required, maybe a couple more 'Pyrex dishes' would have been helpful for cooking, as we ate in most days.
Owners on hand and contactable if required but not obtrusive.
Area is lovely, with a magnificent beach only 100 metres away. Plenty to see and visit in the locality.
Will definitely return if we visit this area again.
We enjoyed our holiday at Druridge Bay. The cottage was very nice and had everything needed. We enjoyed the cake that was provided by the owner, also tea, coffee and milk. The beach was a big hit with the dogs as it was very quiet and they could run around without disturbing anyone. Will be returning again.
Cottage was ready and waiting for us on our arrival and the owner had left tea, coffee and scones to welcome us. As we settled in the owner called to make sure we had everything we needed and to drop of a pint of milk for us. The cottage was warm, comfortable and well equiped having everything we needed for our stay. We had two dogs with us who were made equally welcome by the owners. The Garden is enclosed with a pedestrian gate onto a verge, ideal when on foot, and double gates onto the road for vehicles. With a bit of manouvering we were able to get both cars onto the gated drive, not one as suggested.
A short walk takes you to a lovely clean beach with North Sea rollers. Dogs are allowed on the beach and we were able to walk for miles admiring the scenery. Short drives away are lots of other beautiful beaches equally welcoming to people and dogs. Worth a visit is the nearby Warkworth castle and the fishing village of Craster with its wonderful smoke house with an array of smoked sea food.
Further afield is the Lovely Kielder Forest and reservoir which is a haven for walkers and cyclists.
The biggest endorsement I can give is we would visit the cottage again. The cottage is an ideal base for those who want to get out and about but there are plenty of walks on hand if you don't want to travel around.
Beautiful cosy cottage decorated to a very high standard, fully equipped with all amenities. The owner Alison, has taken such care in ensuring that guests are fully catered for. We had such a relaxing week here with the idylic beach within a few minutes stroll just across the dunes. This is part of a working farm but there isn't any noise from the farm and the view is lovely. As it is pretty isolated transport is essential to reach shops and places of interest. Highly recommended, don't miss out on this one.
Had a fantastic family holiday at Poppy Cottage. The cottage itself is perfectly suited for a family of four and very comfortable. It has everything you need and is clean and well kept. The cottage is also in an excellent location for easy access to a stunning beach (which we made the most of despite it being February!) and a short drive away from many of the excellent attractions on offer in Northumberland - Bamburgh Castle, Alnwick Gardens and Cragside were all places we visited and enjoyed.
Thanks Alison for a lovely holiday - we'll be back!
Whichever is the higher of 25% of the total cost or £100 will be required within 3 days to secure the booking. If this is not received within 3 days we reserve the right to re-let the dates. Full payment is due not less than 8 weeks prior to your arrival. If full payment is not received within this time we reserve the right to cancel your booking, and the cancellation charges below will apply.For bookings within the next 8 weeks full payment is due immediately.
Monday or Friday. Departure 10am, arrivals from 3pm.
Notes on prices:
Please see our website to check availability, prices and to book. www.druridgebay.com
Dogs by arrangement only £30 charge.
The rates above are not disountable in any way. Any last minute deals will be posted on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/druridgebayholidays
See website for T&Cs.