Area The village of Embleton can be traced back to beyond medieval times and during the Wars of the Roses, it suffered much from the ravages of Scottish invaders. Today, ancient castles and ruins stand testament to Embleton's turbulent past; the Church of Holy Trinity is a late-Norman church, dating from the 12th century, later to be restored in Victorian times. Viewed from the sea, the undulating whinstone ridge that shelters much of the village from east winds, resembles a caterpillar, hence the old name 'Emeldune', meaning the hill of the caterpillar. The rolling countryside means that golfers can enjoy a good 18-hole links golf course that overlooks the beautiful Embleton Bay. Recently launched is the Embleton Heritage Trails Project, consisting of six trails, ranging from a short walk around the village, to a longer six mile route, following the spectacular coastline and inland into the tranquil countryside.
Region Northumberland is a heady combination of fishing villages, market towns, sandy beaches, magnificent castles and historic Hadrian's Wall, tied together by beautiful countryside and abundant wildlife.
We liked everything about this property and would rate this a 5*. Even the outside space was neat and tidy.
We had an excellent holiday despite the bad weather, we would come back and would highly recommend this property. We could not fault it. Thank you.
A beautiful cottage with sea views, absolutely idyllic.
This is a lovely cottage in a beautiful location. It has a light filled living area with four windows all with wonderful views of the sea! There is a very high standard in both bathrooms and nice outside space.
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