Craster Coastal Cabins

The Area

Welcome to Northumberland

Explore our beautiful coastline

With dramatic rolling hills, endless forests, beautiful beaches and breath-taking twilight skies, Northumberland is one of the UK’s most naturally scenic counties and home to a coastline, classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, waiting to be uncovered and enjoyed.

Located just a 10-minute walk from Craster, our cabins are situated upon the Northumberland Coastal Path – rated as one of the top ten coastal walks in the UK. With unparalleled sea views, you might even be lucky enough to spot a pod of dolphins, particularly if you’re visiting us in summer! 

Coastal Path

Craster, Northumberland

Our cabins offer the perfect base for anyone planning to head along the rocks towards Dustanburgh Castle and Embleton Bay, approximately a 30 minute walk.

Starting in the quaint fishing village of Craster – home to cosy pubs like The Jolly Fisherman (booking required!), bustling coffee shops like the Shoreline Café and the iconic L Robson & Sons Smokehouse home to the legendary Craster Kippers! 

This beautiful stretch of the Coastal Path extends 16km to the coastal village of Seahouses, where harbour-side pubs like The Olde Ship Inn and the Black Swan Inn make the perfect place to enjoy a hearty post-walk meal.

Villages & Towns

Alnwick & Howick

Just a short 15 minute drive from the village of Craster, Alnwick is one of Northumberland’s most bustling and historic market towns, filled with famous landmarks, local book stores, pubs and cafés to explore. Highlights include weekly markets in the Town Square every Thursday and Saturday, as well as Alnwick Castle—one of the most famous and well-preserved castles in the UK, and Alnwick Garden, whose beautiful flower gardens make the perfect spot to enjoy spring in full bloom.

Just down the road from our site in the quaint village of Howick you can find Howick Hall & Gardens. Approximately a 30-minute walk from the cabins or a short drive, you can wander through the beautiful gardens or explore the secluded woodlands of the arboretum before discovering the history of the gardens and the Earl Grey family and finishing with a cuppa in the Earl Grey Tea House (site entry fee required).

Dark Skies

Craster, Northumberland

Famous for its incredibly low levels of light pollution, Craster is an idyllic spot for unforgettable nights of stargazing under the dark skies, or taking in the breath-taking sunrises over one of the most beautiful stretches of Northumberland coastline, right from the comfort of your glass-fronted, cosy cabin.

Dark Skies

Adventure Northumberland

Craster, Northumberland

Whether you’re planning to kayak around hidden beaches, discover secluded coves or leap from the most impressive cliffs along the Northumberland coastline, Adventure Northumberland offers guided expeditions from their base in Craster—the perfect place to explore Northumberland’s coastline as you’ve never done before.

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