Eagle Fern in Bamburgh, Northumberland

What to Expect

Interior designed, this chic lodge is part of the Brada Quarry Park set around an old limestone excavation. Surrounded by fruit trees and plenty of space for the dogs to stretch their legs, it is only 1.9 miles from the coastal village of Bamburgh.

Light and space are the order of the day here, with floor to ceiling bi-fold doors leading out onto spacious decking, ideal for alfresco dining.

The golden sands of Bamburgh Beach are just beyond the village and in three miles, you are at Seahouses harbourside, where boats regularly leave for the iconic archipelago known as the Farne Islands.

At A Glance

All ground floor
Bifold doors
Woodburning stove
Alfresco dining
Interior designed
Utility

Amenities

Beach 5 min drive
Hairdryer
Wifi
Washing machine
Dishwasher
Coffee machine

About Eagle Fern

A well-presented contemporary interior all on ground level sleeps six in its three bedrooms. There are two doubles, the main benefiting from a shower en suite and there is an option of turning the twin beds in the third bedroom into a king-sized bed. There is a family bathroom with a shower over the tub.

The open plan double aspect living area is flooded with light and its modern sofa and chairs are positioned around the log burning stove. The sleek kitchen, with a utility with the washing machine and an extra sink, is equipped for seamless home cooking.

The dining area’s bifold doors lead out onto the decking with alfresco dining furniture and there is off-road parking next to the cottage.

Map of Area

Things To Do in Bamburgh

When you are not taking the plunge into the crystal-clear waters of the award-winning beach or simply soaking up the sun in a spot away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the sun, sea and sand seekers, Bamburgh Castle awaits. There are year-round events such as the open-air cinema in its grounds.
As the August sun sets, you will be treated to family favourites such as Mama Mia, Grease, Bohemian Rhapsody and Dirty Dancing, and in October, it’s Dracula for Halloween. For early risers who are keen to create the perfect start to their day, there are daily Pilates on the castle green atop the cliff with the sights and sounds of the sea as a backdrop and if it rains the 9.00am to 10.30am, wellbeing and vitality classes are held in the majestic King’s Hall. Even in November and December, there is back-to-back festive activity like wreath-making classes and meeting Father Christmas for the kids.

The days can be filled with beach games, swimming and walks along the shoreline. Seahouses is only a three-mile coastal walk or about four minutes by car. Cruises to the Farne Islands regularly leave from here and there is a choice of operators. There are converted lifeboats and catamarans, mostly dog-friendly, that will take you close to the edge of some of the 28 islands where you can see thousands of puffins nesting and grey seal basking on the rocks.

If you want to get even closer and experience an action activity simultaneously, then Northumberland Adventure has kayaking to Coquet Island to see the seals. An RSPB Sanctuary and Reserve is also home to hundreds of puffins roseate terns and its own permanent grey seal colony. Expect the playful seals to come up to your kayak.

Last Word

Despite your quiet location, Bamburgh village is a few minutes drive away with a pub that sells local real ale, two tearooms, one offering 28 different teas, and a fish restaurant where you can eat fresh lobster alfresco.

The lodge is top-of-the-range with organic architecture blending in with its natural surroundings and interior designed versatile accommodation. Conveniently it is all on one level and the open plan living space’s multi-aspect bi-fold doors let the outside in.
Sundowners or early morning coffee from the Nespresso surrounded by birdsong just adds to the magic of your time away. Your days will be filled with the sound of crashing waves, time on golden sands and trips out to sea, revealing some of the best bird and sea life in the country.

You could do a castle day, visiting the majestic fortresses that dot the coastline, or you could do a day of local real ale pubbing as long as someone is up for doing the driving.
However, you choose to spend your time away on this strip of exceptional coastline, you can be sure you’ll be driving home planning your next stay here.

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Eagle Fern
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