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Fantastic sea views and walking distance to the beach



Updated: 23-Nov-2016
Benthall House, 4 Benthall Farm, Harbour Road, Beadnell, N'land, England - Great Location, 1 Minute Walk To The Beach

Benthall House at 4 Benthall Farm is in addition to our other three properties in Beadnell - Shepherds Cottage, The Bothy and Shepherds Lodge(Ref: E10292) Benthall House is a large detached house with sea views. Ideally situated on the sea front, across the road is a small rocky bay and it is only a minute walk to the beach and Beadnell Bay. There is a large enclosed back garden and a paved area at the front for parking with gates

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hi, my name is Samantha and I own 4 holiday homes with my mum, dad and brothers. I live in Morpeth Northumberland with my husband and 2 boys.

We have Shepherds Cottage, The Bothy in the Garden, Shepherds Lodge and Benthall House Ref: E17847

We are very fortunate as we are only 40 minutes from the cottages and love to stay there when we get the chance.

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18 Reviews

based on 18 holidaymaker reviews


Great stay in fab location!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely week in Beadnell at Benthall House. Perfect family house for 5 adults and 3 children. Well equipped and in a great location, just a minute from the beach with great sea view . Old village centre a short walk away - 2 pubs close by for food and drinks. Great welcome from the owners who had provided basic provisions and a lovely cake to welcome us.

Location is excellent for exploring the area- we visited Seahouses, Banburgh castle, low newton and its lovely beach and dunes, Craster and Dunstaburgh castle, Alnwick Gardens and the lovely Cragside. If you get chance visit the Craster seafood restaurant- gorgeous !! Book though ...

All in all a great week- weather held out and would be glad to revisit.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Scott, it sounds like you discovered the whole of Northumberland during your stay and I am really pleased that you enjoyed the cottage and that everyone enjoyed the facilities. Thank you for leaving the cottage so tidy when you left and hope to see you again soon Kind regards Sam
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely house with plenty of space, well equipped and with great views. Suited all ages. Fantastic centre for Northumberland beaches. Lovely little local shop and very nice village cafe. A really good all round holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Benthall and enjoyed the Salt Water cafe, it is a lovely place. Hope to see you again sometime, Kind regards Sam
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Benthall House is spacious, clean and very comfortable. A real home from home.

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying at Benthall House for a family holiday recently. Six of us ranging in ages from 10 - 82 stayed for a week. Wow! what can I say? A superb holiday stay in a beautiful location.

The house is very spacious and extremely well equipped with everything you could think of, including dog towels! In fact the dogs were very well catered for and had a fabulous time :-) Thank you for the dog treats.

The beds were very comfortable and we all slept well. It was lovely listening to the sea as I was drifting off to sleep.

The kitchen was well appointed and apart from 2 occasions we cooked and ate there, before an evening stroll on the beach.

We had stayed in Beadnell the previous year and so revisited some favourite places like SeaHouses, Lindisfarne and Cragside ( well worth a visit and National trust too). We also visited Craster for Kippers, Bamburgh castle and Alnwick. There is plenty to do. The children loved the beach across the road, climbing on the rocks and searching in rock pools and our 2 dogs and I enjoyed our daily, early morning walk on the sandy beach.

We really had a superb stay and didn't want to leave. Samantha and her family obviously care about their properties and visitors. The welcome cake, biscuits and wine were lovely and went down very well indeed - thank you. We will certainly return and have recommended the property and area to our friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thank you so much for your review and I am so pleased that you have enjoyed your stay at Benthall House. It is lovely to hear that everyone including the dogs enjoyed the week and exploring all that Northumberland has to offer. We hope to see you again soon x
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felt like home from home , brilliant

  • 5 of 5

We were met by Brian who showed us all the facilities and a lovely homemade cake and biscuits

We thoroughly enjoyed our weeks holiday at Benthall House , the home was well equipped with everything we needed and more

nice and clean and most comfortable, Ideally situated for the beaches and local amenities, pubs etc , great for anyone who would like to visit Northumberland and local coastal areas

We will recommend this home as a great holiday home

Thanks very much for our holidays

Gerry Smith family and friends

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gerry, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Benthall House and it met all your requirements and thank you for your recommendation. Hope you come and stay again soon Kind regards Sam
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So spacious

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Benthall House recently for a family holiday to celebrate my husband’s 60th birthday – six adults, one toddler and a large dog.

The house was ideal for our needs – plenty of space for us to spread out and only two minutes’ walk to the beach. The kitchen diner had everything we needed so we only ate out once the whole week. (The Craster Arms - vg).

The beds were very comfortable and the showers had good water pressure and plenty of hot water. We’ve had many family holidays where either the beds, the showers or both were far from perfect so we all gave full marks for this!

Plenty of seating both inside and out and safety gates on the stairs. Having a dog with us, the utility room was very useful for preparing his food and drying him off after he’d been in the sea. The washer was also made good use of, but we didn’t need the dryer as the weather was so good.

The welcome pack was a lovely touch – wine, cake, biscuits and even dog treats. We didn’t get to use the barbecue as, although the weather was fair, it wasn’t quite warm enough but we took the folding chairs, windbreak and beach towels to the beach each day with a picnic.

Seahouses is a ten minute drive (or half hour walk) away with a great greengrocers and a well-stocked Co-op. There are plenty of cafes, restaurants and take-aways there too.

We took Sam’s recommendation and booked a caterer for the birthday meal. I had some reservations as we’d never done anything like that before, but Adele and her daughter were fantastic. Very organised and friendly, they prepared wonderful food (with enough leftovers for a meal the following day) washed up and left us with coffee and home-made truffles. So much more relaxing than trying to get a toddler and dog to behave in a restaurant!

We’ve visited this area before so we took the opportunity to revisit Lindisfarne, Alnmouth and Alnwick (excellent butcher and of course Barter Books). Mostly though we were content to sit in the garden or on the beach and relax.

I would definitely recommend Benthall House to anyone visiting this area with a large party of people and we hope to be back ourselves before too long.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, I am not quite sure what to say! Thank you for this wonderful review about the house, facilities and Adele. I am so pleased that we helped making the birthday celebrations very special and that you all enjoyed your stay. It is lovely to know that you had everything that you needed for all the family and I am pleased that the weather was good that you got to use the beach chairs and enjoy the beach. Thank you again for leaving the house so tidy and I hope that you come and stay again soon Sam xx
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  • 5 of 5

Booked a long weekend for family celebrations, ideal that we could stay Fri-Tues to give us a bit of extra time. The house was immaculate, and spacious and loved sitting on the balcony watching the world go by. Great views and easy access to the beach. It was close to local attractions-had a trip to the Farne Islands, Bamburgh, Lindisfarne and then Alnwick gardens on the way home.

Plenty of amenities in the kitchen (3 teapots!) and in the house in general-games, books and blankets (for when sitting on the balcony). A 2nd fridge always useful for the alcohol supplies). Had a lovely Sunday lunch at the Joiners Arms

The whole process of booking was easy and Sam very helpful (especially when I had forgotten the key code) . Appreciated the welcome pack of cake, biscuits and of course wine!

I would definitely recommend it to friends and hope to be back again

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Julie, thank you for an amazing review, I am so pleased that you enjoyed Benthall House and all Northumberland has to offer. We try to think of everything needed to ensure that everyone has a great holiday and I am pleased that we managed this for your stay. We have just added beach chairs and a windbreak for the guests to use. I love the Joiners Arms so it was great that you enjoyed your meal there. Hope to see you again soon Thanks Sam x
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From the Owner

We have three other holiday cottages in Beadnell and love the village and Beadnell Bay. Benthall House appealed to us as it is right on the sea front, only a minutes walk from the beach

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Newcastle at 39 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Craster Arms/ Beadnell Towers at 0.8 Miles Nearest Ferry : North Shields at 50 Miles Nearest Golf : Seahouses at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Chathill at 3 Miles Nearest Motorway : A1 at 6 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Craster Arms/ Beadnell Towers at 0.8 Miles Nearest Beach : Beadnell Bay at 200 Metres Car: recommended


1 minutes walk to beach. There is a pebbly beach directly opposite the house and further down the road is Beadnell Bay

The Village's harbour lies at the North end of the bay and from there the beach, backed by huge dunes of sand, stretches South for miles.

Beadnell is well known for water sports and there are many activities centres available.

Further along the coast you will find the bustling town of Seahouses and the fabulous beaches of Bamburgh and Ross Sands


The nearest airport is Newcastle international, which is located approximately

45 miles to the South

By road the House is approximately 6 miles from the A1 and approximately 50 miles North of Newcastle.


Beadnell Village and Bay is an approx 1 minute walk

Seahouses is 2 miles along the coastal route

The Farne Islands are based off the Northumberland Coastline and are accessible by boat trips from Seahouses

Bamburgh is 5 miles along the coastal route

The Historic town of Alnwick is 13 miles and the border town of Berwick upon Tweed is 23 miles

Further Details:

Beadnell village has two pubs which serve good food and allow dogs. There is also a fish and chip shop and a small village shop for your supplies. Further along to the busier Seahouses town there are many cafes, bars and restaurants. Seahouses also has a large Co-op supermarket. Your nearest Sainsburys is in Alnwick located just off the A1.

There are many activity centres around the Northumberland area which offer all types of water sports such as sea kayaking, kite surfing, paddle boarding and coast steering etc.

Many of the larger supermarkets such as Asda and Sainsburys deliver to the house and the postcode is NE67 5JQ

We can also organise in house catering for special events, welcome meals etc


Rental rates

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28 Oct 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
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16 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
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6 Jan 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
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18 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017
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26 Feb 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
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7 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
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22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
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27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
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3 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
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22 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
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3 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
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21 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
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Rate 28
29 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
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Rates 29
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Payments can be made either by cheque or bank transfer

Booking is confirmed when a deposit of 20% is paid and the final amount is to be paid 6 weeks before arrival date. A good housekeeping deposit of £100 is required

A £100 good housekeeping deposit is required on booking and is returned within 14 days of holiday end date (payable either by cheque which will be returned or by bank transfer along with deposit

Shorts stays of 3 or 5 days are available upon request

Changeover Day:
Change over day is Friday for 7 nights stay (we try to be flexible with the change over days where possible)

3 days - Friday to Monday
5 days - Monday to Friday

Arrival 3pm onwards
departure 10.30am

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 23-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

The house is on the sea front with fabulous views from the upstairs balcony. It is walking distance to the beach and to the shop. There are also two pubs in the village with are within easy walking distance

Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


  • bay
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs toilet and shower next to downstairs bedroom Large family bathroom with shower and bath and toilet 1 ensuite with toilet and shower


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 -Downstairs with double bed Bedroom 2 - Upstairs with double bed and ensuite Bedroom 3 - upstairs with double bed Bedroom 4 - upstairs with twin beds


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Free Wifi available Outside: There is an enclosed large back garden with spacious patio area and an eight seater rattan dining table Utility Room: Washing machine Dryer Chest Freezer (garage) Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, beach towels and linen included Tea towels and dishcloths included Property is cleaned upon leaving and if staying two weeks we can arrange to come and clean midway if required Other: There is a secure garage to store bikes, kayaks etc

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