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Proctors Stead Self-catering, Camping and Caravan Site

Self-catering holiday cottages on the beautiful Northumberland Coast
near Craster & Dunstanburgh Castle

Visit Britain 3 star self-catering accommodation



Dunstanburgh Castle


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DV Stove

Seascape Log Burning Stove

****Our new log burning stoves have been installed ready for Spring 2018. We are still making some alterations and new photos will follow soon....****





Come and visit the beautiful Heritage coastline with Dunstanburgh Castle and Craster within walking distance from your cottage. Two traditional whinstone cottages ideally situated on the glorious Northumberland coastline. Perfect for families or couples alike. Let Dunstanburgh View or Seascape be your base for you to explore Northumberland - the coast, castles and history of a magnificent county......

Set on the glorious Northumbrian coastline, just a mile from Craster and the sea, these two comfortable, well-appointed cottages offer everything needed for a great holiday. Both are tastefully decorated and are maintained to high standards. *Free WiFi is available in each cottage*


Sitting room Dunstanburgh ViewSeascape sitting room

Kitchen at Dunstanburgh View self-catering cottage, Craster, Alnwick, Northumberland


Bathroom at Dunstanburgh View self-catering cottage, Craster, Alnwick, Northumberland

Twin bedroom Seascape








Dunstanburgh View (Sleeps up to 4 guests)
Dunstanburgh View has two bedrooms, one twin and one double, both with built-in wardrobes. The bathroom is on the ground floor. A well equipped kitchen looks out onto the rear garden.There is a snug room leading off the cosy sitting room, which can be used as a play room or a quiet corner for parents if the children are watching a DVD. Your TV has Freeview and a DVD player and a BT Hub provides your WiFi. A cot and high chair are available. There is private off-road parking for your car.

Seascape (Sleeps up to 6 guests)
Seascape has three bedrooms, one twin and two doubles. The family bathroom is upstairs however there is also downstairs cloakroom. The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher, microwave, washing machine/dryer and fridge freezer. Your TV has Freeview and a DVD player and a BT Hub provides your WiFi. A cot and high chair are available. There is a garage attached to the cottage which can be used as storage for any cycles, walking gear etc. There is ample car parking.

We are unable to accommodate pets in either cottage.

Both cottages have a kitchen dining room; Dunstanburgh View overlooks the rear garden and Seascape has a double aspect, views to the front which looks towards the coast and the rear of the property which overlooks the garden. The fully fitted kitchens have electric cookers, automatic washing machines, tumble dryers, microwave ovens, fridge freezers and all the usual kitchen extras. They are both fully equipped to the Visit Britain '3 Stars' standard.

Both sitting rooms offer guests a comfortable space to relax in at the end of a busy day with a large tv with dvd player and Freeview. Your BT Hub provides your free WiFi and each cottage has an individual Hub for your convenience. The well appointed bathrooms have modern white suites with baths and showers. Both cottages are double glazed and have gas central heating with a gas fire in each sitting room.

Fresh flowers, a bottle of wine and a small welcome pack will help you settle in to enjoy your stay.

Twin room Dunstanburgh View   Double room Dunstanburgh View

If you like to eat out in the evenings, The Cottage Inn in Dunstan, The Jolly Fisherman and The Craster Fish Restaurant (Robsons) both in Craster are all within walking distance (range from half mile to one mile).

In an ideal position about one mile from Craster, you are within walking distance of the beautiful coastline which gives you access to the Northumberland Coastal Path (north & south), which also incorporates St.Oswalds Way. The coastal walking is superb but you also have the opportunity to walk in the Cheviots or the hills around Rothbury.The bus service is good and can be ideal for a linear walk along the coastline (north or south). There is a bus stop less than half a mile from your cottage. Dunstanburgh Castle is within walking distance from your cottage.

Dunstanburgh Castle, below, can be reached by footpaths over the heughs.

Dunstanburgh Castle

Embleton Bay just north of Dunstanburgh Castle

Embleton Bay

Football Bay just north of Newton-by-the-Sea

Football Hole


Birdwatchers have the chance to visit the Farne Islands, Druridge Bay, Newton Ponds or Coquet Island.

For those who want to explore the area, you are within a 15 minute drive of Alnwick - Garden & Castle, with Barter Books closeby; the Farne Islands, Seahouses, Bamburgh and Lindisfarne are all on the coastal route north. Going south you can visit Almouth, Warkworth and Amble and inland you have Rothbury, Cragside (NT) and the National Park. The Scottish Borders are a 30-40 minute drive.

Proctor's Stead self-catering cottages, Craster, Alnwick, Northumberland

We are sure you and your family will be happy and comfortable in these homes away from home in beautiful scenic Northumberland. We look forward to welcoming you and wish you a happy and enjoyable holiday.