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71 reviews
The journey is over.
And relax.
Enclosed patio.
A stroll down to the beach before dark, watch the sun going down.
Time to make a meal?
Set the table?
Open that bottle of wine
A good nights sleep
Up in the morning, don't forget your wellies!
Dunstanburgh Castle across the bay
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Embleton, Alnwick, Northumberland, England

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Excellent - based on 71 reviews
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katharine...
1 review
“lovely”
Reviewed 6 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014

Beautiful, cosy cottage within 2 mins of a great pub and less than 10 mins to the incredible coast… I would highly recommend Poppy Cottage and Embleton.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Leaving to go home
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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judymDurh...
durham
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“excellent cottage highly recommended”
Reviewed 22 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014

Stayed for 2 nights and what a wonderful find! We have stayed in many cottages in the area and this is one of the best we have used. Clean and comfortable with everything you may need. Welcome pack was excellent and a lovely touch. Would stay again - great place to recharge your batteries and chill out.

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Liked best: Great setting and lovely property
Liked least: nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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GGGP
Yorkshire
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely stay”
Reviewed 25 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Recently spent two nights at poppy cottage and had a lovely stay. The cottage is well equipped and provided everything we needed for our baby... saving us taking cot and highchair. The location is great. We left one of our sons books by mistake and clare posted it straight back to us. Really impressed.

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KimandChr...
Sheffield
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 19 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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My husband and I stayed here with our 3 year old labrador and had a wonderful long weekend. The welcome pack consisting of: bottle of wine, fresh bread, lemon drizzle cake, lemon curd, milk, bacon, eggs, tomatoes, mushrooms and dog treats, towels and bags was brilliant, it really is little touches that make a big difference and they were much appreciated.
The cottage is extremely clean and contains everything you need for your break including a well stocked kitchen, comfortable living areas and spacious bedrooms. There is also an allocated parking space outside.

Clare, the owner was really helpful and great at communication in terms of booking the property. She also met us on arrival with the keys.

The location is in the small village in Embleton, proving a good base for day trips or like us, just to walk directly from the property. The beach is about a 15 minute walk and from there you can head 1 mile left along the beach to the Ship Inn or turn right to walk towards Dunstanburgh castle.

All in all a great little spot. Recommending to all our friends and would love to return.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Steve F
Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Home from Home, perfect in every way”
Reviewed 17 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

My wife and I have just returned from Poppy Cottage after a 4 day stay and we have had the most enjoyable break, nothing was a problem, having met Clare the owner who was there to greet us and made us feel more than welcome, we had a beautiful welcome pack waiting for us, the village of Embleton is very picturesque with walks to Craster, Newton by the Sea, Seahouses and Bamburgh. Local pub Greys is just minutes walk away serving lovely food also Joiners Arms short drive up the road is very good, and you have Ship Inn at Newton by the Sea, altogether a brilliant break for the both of us and recommended to all, Thanks Clare

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Liked best: Locallity
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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