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Apple Tree Cottage Coastal Cottage in Fenwick, Northumberland

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2 rooms
1 bathroom

Apple Tree Cottage Coastal Cottage description

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Apple Tree Cottage is a stone built, terraced cottage, which dates back to the 1800s and is in the rural village of Fenwick, five miles from Holy Island and nine miles from Berwick-Upon-Tweed in Northumberland. This cottage sleeps three people and has two bedrooms consisting of one double and one single, as well as a family bathroom. The cottage also has a fitted kitchen and a sitting room with dining area, inglenook fireplace and multi-fuel stove. To the outside of this cottage, there is off road parking for one car with additional roadside parking and a pretty front garden with furniture. Apple Tree Cottage is ideal for a romantic retreat in a superb area.

Fenwick is a small, picturesque village situated only three miles from the coast. Located close to the A1, the village is in the ideal situation for exploring all that beautiful Northumberland has to offer including superb beaches, historic buildings and castles, and Holy Island which is just five miles distant. Lovers of the great outdoors will appreciate the walking and cycling opportunities on offer here – St Cuthbert's Way and a cycle route run right through Fenwick. There are also numerous vantage points for some excellent bird watching. Fenwick is an excellent base for touring this wonderful part of England.

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.

Calor gas central heating with multi-fuel stove in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, combi TV/DVD, stereo/CD player. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for one car with additional roadside parking. Pretty front garden with garden furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop, pub and garage 1 mile.


  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine

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Mrs Elves
November 2013
Apple Tree Cottage is a perfect family retreat set in a great location to access the area.
Mr Thomson
May 2014
The cottage is an ideal base to explore the area being so close to the A1 not that you could hear the traffic. We had a long weekend at the cottage and visited Bamburgh Castle, Holy Island and Berwick upon Tweed. Having barely scratched the the surface we will be back for week next time. We instantly felt at home in the the cottage and particularly enjoyed the garden.
Mrs Tyrrell
September 2014
Location of cottage is very good for seeing many of the coastal sights in Northumberland.
Mrs Ward
June 2013
Lovely, clean, pretty cottage with a lovely garden. Northumberland is a great place to holiday.
Mrs Harris
September 2013
The cottage is very quiet and in a small village but with easy access to the A1. Consequently moving around and going up and down the coast was easy. We found the cottage comfortable and had an enjoyable week there. Plenty of information on things to do and a good supply of maps.
Mr Evans
September 2013
The cottage was comfortable and my wife and I enjoyed a very pleasant stay there visiting the local area. Bamburgh village and castle, Alnwick Castle Lindisfarne/Holy Island - all places spectacular and a must to visit.
Ms Brindle
September 2012
The location in beautiful countryside, near the coast with long wide quiet sandy beaches, perfect for walking around and relaxing. Very interesting historically, several dramatic castles in a relatively small area.
Ms Foster
May 2013
The cottage was cosy, clean, with clear instructions given as to the whereabouts things were. We loved our stay, great for bird watching, close to amenities, we would recommend the boat trip around the Farne islands. Will definitely come back!
Mr Shepherd
August 2010
Beautiful countryside coastline very quiet!
Mr Worthington
May 2011
Ease of access to places of interest and the comfort in the evenings with the woodburning stove.
Mrs Hooper
August 2011
This is the third time we have booked with Sykes, the staff are brilliant and will book again next year. Good directions to the cottage, beautiful scenery and close to the coast.
Mr Pearson
August 2012
Quiet location with easy access to many locations.
Mr Maddock
August 2012
The area was wonderful. Weather stayed kind and lots to see.
Miss Davies
August 2010
A homely property, very well situated for exploring the area. Quiet and relaxed despite being close to the A1.
Mrs Dyson
August 2010
The comfort of the cottage and its convenient position, which enabled us to tour, by car, both Northumbria and Southern Scotland.
Mr Bush
September 2009
We immediately felt at home in the cottage, it was very cosy and welcoming. We will return to Apple Tree Cottage and have recommended it to our friends and family.
Mr Keys
September 2009
The property was very central for all local attractions i.e the beach. The very helpful owners gave us lots of information and local tips.
Miss Booth
June 2010
Fantastic location next to the A1 (but quiet) and within easy reach of places to see. Would recommend it on that basis alone!
Mrs Jenkins
June 2009
Northumberland is my favourite place in England. The property was lovely, and we especially liked the stove, although we would have preferred the weather to have made it not necessary! Lovely garden, one day, warm enough to have breakfast outdoors.
Mr Hunter
July 2009
Excellent standard of accommodation.
Mr Mrs Iles
August 2009
Excellent cottage, well placed for visiting all the important sites in Northumberland.
Mr Wilson
August 2008
This was our third stay at Apple Tree Cottage. It is such a comfortable, well equipped and pleasant place to stay. The garden is lovely and it is a great base for exploring this beautiful area.
Mr Perkins
May 2009
The cottage was ideally situated for all the places we visited in the area, it was well equipped and nice and clean.
Mrs Wallace
June 2009
Holiday was wonderful and the cottage was part of that. It was quiet, convenient, being to walk to lindesfarne a real bonus. The garden a real suntrap and peaceful.
Mr Metcalf
June 2009
Peaceful and quiet accommodation in pleasant surroundings. Near to the places we intended to visit. The quiet very clean beaches and the friendliness of the people at the paces we visited. Lindisfarne and the Farne Islands lived up to our expectations.
Mr Wilson
August 2007
An excellent base for exploring this beautiful area. Very comfortable accommodation with a super garden. Some stunning beaches to explore nearby adnd plenty to see and do for the children.
Ms Traverse
September 2007
Lovely, clean cottage. Beautiful location and lovely gardens.
Mr Drew
October 2007
The area was very intesting and absorbing, well worth a visit.
Mr Gee
November 2007
Very well equipped, especially for walkers. Superb cottage, wonderful log stove, perfect for chilly nights. Good location for walking.
Mr Jump
May 2008
The cottage was homely and comfortable to return to at the end of the day. We appreciated the kind touch of leaving milk etc for our arrival. We enjoyed the area very much and found the leaflets very helpful it was just a pity about the very cold weather but because of this we were happy to spend more time in the comfort of the cottage.
Mr Keir
February 2007
Beautiful location, lots of thoughtful features, well equipped. A charming, well maintained property.
Rev Holzapfel
March 2007
The cottage was absolutely lovely in a most beautiful part of the world. Quiet and peaceful and a great place to return to in the evening. Very warm and cosy and comfortable and the double bed was wonderful. I would return there anytime.
Mr Tarplin
July 2007
This was a cosy and comfortable cottage.
Mr Mrs Lee
November 2006
Superb cottage in an extremely interesting area.
Mr Mrs Kirkham
November 2006
The cottage is fantastic with everything you could need - a real home from home! It's comfortable, well equipped and homely and the apples in the garden were delicious! The location is perfect for exploring this amazing area. Our best holiday ever!!
Miss Stanaway
November 2006
We had an excellent holiday, everything was very well set out at the cottage and wonderfully equipped. Thank you.
Mr Baker
November 2006
A very comfortable cottage in lovely, quiet location. Great for walks and bird watching. Thoroughly enjoyable, relaxing holiday.
Mrs Secker
October 2006
The cottage was lovely had everything we needed for a comfortable stay.
Mr Walton
November 2006
The best equipped rental property we have ever used. Excellent.
Mr Wilson
August 2006
The fantastic surroundings, beautiful scenery and the high standard of the cottage and welcome/information provided by the owners.
Mr Lee
May 2006
The surrounding countryside was beautiful and the cottage was in a lovely quiet village. Lots of beautiful walks and coastline.
Rev James
May 2006
Best cottage we've stayed in. The owners had clearly gone the extra mile with the property and were also very helpful with information about the local area. We will be booking it again and recommending it to others. Also, it's good location for both the hills and the coast. Thank you for an enjoyable holiday.
Mr Mrs Iles
October 2006
Excellent cottage, lots of attention to detail and home comforts.
Mrs Clibbens
June 2006
It was very restful but everything we wanted was very close so we didn't have to drive miles and miles to see what we wanted to see. The weather was brilliant which was a bonus. The cottage was amazing and very comfortable with all mod cons, including a digital TV and DVD and video player. The garden was ideal for sitting in on an evening as it was quite a sun trap.
Ms Blanco
April 2006
The cottage was very peaceful and the wood burning stove made it cosy in the evenings. Also we liked being so near to Holy Island and a number of good walks and cycle rides in the vicinity.
Mr Mrs Service
April 2006
This must be one of the nicest and cleanest holiday cottages we have ever stayed in. The area is fantastic with easy access to all the sites and with lovely coastal drives and walks. The owners were most helpful regarding directions to the property and places to visit.
Mr Laughland
August 2005
I enjoy visiting castles and there are plenty to see around the area.
Mrs Povey
August 2005
Cottage has everything you would want and would not hesitate to recommend it.
Mrs Ashness
March 2006
The cottage was the best we have stayed in. Very well equipped and cosy. It was convenient for traveling around the area. We would love to stay there again.
Mrs Hunt
June 2005
Cleanest property we have ever stayed in.
Mrs Smart
December 2004
The personal touches added were fabulous. Local neighbours very friendly. Lots to see - Bamburgh Castle, etc. A fantastic stay. Thank you.
Mrs Nattrass
February 2005
The cottage was in a very quiet location but close to all the places we wanted to be. The log fire was great and kept us very warm during a very cold week.
Mrs Howorth
April 2005
Easy access from main road, situated for short drive to most costal towns, villages etc. Many inland walking areas, cottage well equiped, (will be ideal winter break with wood burning stove). Quiet village with not many people or noise.
Mrs Cannell
December 2004
The excellent property was exceptionally well equipped and the owners were very helpful thoughtful. As you walked in after a long journey the place was very welcoming. The best cottage we have stayed in.The are was very suitable with Holy Island, Bamburgh Castle and lovely beaches very near. Also many other historic sites and walks were within easy reach.
Mrs Jones
July 2005
It was a most attractive area, with many places of interest within easy access. We found everyone most friendly and helpful. The owner gave us excellent directions to his delightful cottage and was very helpful in suggesting places to visit.
Mr Bradfield
August 2005
Best cottage we have stayed in. Easy access to A1 puts it in easy reach of lots of attractions. Area is great, lots for our 2 year old daughter to do.
Mr Packman
April 2005
Our second time at the cottage. The area is an absolute gem and the cottage is perfect, quiet and peacefull. The wide open and empty beaches are beautiful and the cottage makes a fantasic, clean and well equiped base. Once again it was a real wrench to leave.
Miss Hodgson
December 2004
Warm, welcoming cottage, I would love to return to.
Mrs Phillips
December 2004
An idylic cottage, equipped to a very high standard. Located in a beautiful part of the country.
Mr Simpson
December 2004
Wonderful coastline with lots of interesting things to see and do.
Mr Perkins
December 2004
Good location for the coast.
Mr Pell
December 2004
The area itself is just stunning. The cottage has to be seen to be believed .....the log burning stove was brilliant all in all it was a brillant holiday. Cannot wait till next year to return.
Mr Denham
December 2004
Peace & quiet and wonderful coastal scenery.
Ms Bower
December 2004
Perfectly placed between wilderness of Northumberland coast and more popular tourist spots of Holy Island, Bamborough and Seahouses-welcome extra touches for our son which really made it extra special.
September 2015
Well kept, clean cottage with all home comforts. We found the cottage to be ideally placed for us with easy access to coastal bus services on the A1.
Mrs Shelton
December 2004
Location very good for getting around, ideal centre for touring the coast and castles.
Mr Packman
December 2004
The cottage was spotless and very well equipped. The welcome pack (including an Easter egg for our son!) was very thoughtful. The location is ideal, peaceful and quiet yet handy for the A1 and all the local features including :- Holy Island, Bamburgh, Seahouses, Etal and Berwick. The best meal we had out was at the Victoria Hotel at Bamburgh. The huge sand dunes and even bigger beaches on the north of the Holy Island were a great discovery and a very well kept secret. It was a real wrench to leave the log fire and go home.
September 2013
Only a few hundred yards from the a1 but quiet. The cottage was comfortable and well kept and ideal for us to spend a quiet time after days out. Everything was in good order and much information on local area. It was nice to relax on the comfortable sofa or chair aqnd you could sit out in the garden in the "sunshine" (yes we did).
July 2010
We found the cottage very well located for our needs. very clean, and well maintained. Garden could have been a bit less overgrown, but ok for just sitting outside and enjoying a BBQ
December 2009
The cottage was attractive and situated for easy access to Lindisfarne and other attractions in the area. It was well appointed with everything provided to give us a comfortable holiday.
December 2009
The property was found on an efficient and easy to use website. On arrival we found the cottage tucked away in a quiet villge yet just off the A1. This gave a quiet stay but within reach of lots of local places to visit. The cottage is old but well updated and modernised with lots of equipment and also helpful literature about local amenities. Nearby Berwick-on-Tweed is an interesting town where you can easily spend a whole day in museums in shops and in walking and seeing the riverside scenery. Holy Island is atmospheric but you need to time your visit carefully beause of the tides. The coast is easy to drive along and the scenery with its castles every now and again is often spectacular. The only difficult aspect of the cottage was car parking - not much space and if it rains a quick run to the car is needed. Otherwise the peace and quiet was welcome.
Iles family
December 2009
We had stayed in this cottage a few years before. We noticed that the cottage had different owners (as the guest book did not go back beyond 18 months, so our previous review was not in the book). The cottage was comfortable, but not so welcoming as previously (I believe on arrival we had a welcome bowl of fruit, milk and bread previously). The garden was overgrown, whereas before it had been well looked after, and when we contacted the owners about a small issue (recycling food) they seemed annoyed that we had called. Despite this, we had a lovely stay and I would recommend this cottage as a good base for exploring the Northumberland coast.
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