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Corbett Cottage

New Haggerston, near Holy Island, Northumberland (Ref. 963464)


Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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40 Customer Review(s)

  • Anne

    “A lovely cottage in a beautiful area with easy access to the the coast and the borders.”

    The garden was natural and well cared for and full of birds all day. The goody basket was thoughtful and very welcome. There were one or two minor issues, but John, the owner responded straight away. Thank you !

    The garden was natural and well cared for and full of birds all day. The goody basket was thoughtful and very welcome. There were one or two minor issues, but John, the owner responded straight away. Thank you !

    - Anne, April 2024


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin/double
  • Bathroom with a separate shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory.
  • Electric heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Wifi and a selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Rear enclosed garden with patio and gravel area with furniture
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Please note that the stairs are steep and narrow however there are banisters both sides for support

The property

Holy Island 6.8 miles. Corbett Cottage is a cosy 19th-century, redbrick cottage, in the small hamlet of New Haggerston, near Holy Island, Northumberland. Perfectly located for small families who wish to explore the beautiful Northumberland Coast Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park. The ground floor houses a character-filled open-plan living area; a fabulous woodburning stove, grandfather clock and comfortable sofas. Double doors from here reveal a delightful little conservatory, set with pretty furniture, this is a lovely spot to sit and read a book with a refreshing drink of your choice. The charming bedrooms rest on the first floor; a double and a double/twin will perfectly accommodate a small family. The interior is topped off with a stylish tiled bathroom, get yourself ready in style before a day of exploring the nearby Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve. Spend some time relaxing in the peaceful enclosed garden to the back of the house with the refreshing countryside air to accompany you. Nearby are the attractive seaside towns of Spittal and just six miles away is Berwick-upon-Tweed, both idyllically placed with heavenly sandy beaches. Berwick provides an array of high-quality amenities as well as some wonderful architecture including Berwick Caste and the 16th-century remains of King's Mount. Nearby is the awe-inspiring Northumberland National Park for a multitude of paths and trails to walk or cycle along. Slightly further afield is the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, offering a wonderful day out for all of the family to enjoy. A well-located cottage to be enjoyed all-year-round.

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About the location


Berwick-upon-Tweed 14 miles; Bamburgh 16miles; Seahouses 18 miles

Holy Island is home to Lindisfarne Priory, one of the most important centres of early Christianity in Anglo Saxon England. The monastery was founded in AD 635 by St Aiden, but the island is more famously associated with St Cuthbert whose remains were carried by monks to Durham, and there they still remain. The island is now a popular tourist attraction with many visitors making a pilgrimage to the priory or following in the footsteps of the monks along St Cuthbert’s Way. Situated in the heart of the Heritage Coastline, the exciting journey to Holy Island begins with the essential check of the tides, the island is accessed via a long causeway which is impassable once the tide comes in. There is ample central parking and a short stroll will take you to the priory. The village itself has quaint tea rooms and pubs and a museum detailing the island’s interesting history. Those who enjoy the great outdoors will be delighted with the Northumberland Coastal Path, which runs through Beal just two miles inland and onwards down the Heritage Coast, offering stunning scenery along the way. Holy Island is within easy reach of both St Oswald's Way and St Cuthbert's Way and there are some great birdwatching sites nearby. The pretty village of Ford with its castle and craft shops is 13 miles away, part of the Ford and Etal Estate which has facilities for cycling and fishing, as well as a mini railway – ideal for all the family. There are also excellent golfing opportunities, with eight golf courses within 20 miles of Holy Island. Northumberland’s beautiful coastline, Alnwick Castle and Gardens, the Cheviots and the fascinating border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, are all only a short drive away. A superb base for exploring all that the region has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas