Destination guide

Visit protected nature areas from a Seahouses cottage

Seahouses is a humble village on the Northumberland coast known for its outstanding beauty. It's located by the Northumberland National Park, so many visitors will find themselves in the village just by exploring the protected nature area. The village may be small, but it's always bustling with a vibrant market and harbour. Finding boats to take you out to the water and even to nearby Farne Islands is easy. Booking Northumberland cottages near this coastal town will put you just steps away from virtually endless adventure, both on land and on the water.

Things to do

History comes to life around Seahouses

You'll find an array of enthralling attractions within easy reach of your Seahouses holiday rental. For an enchanting family day out, make a beeline for Alnwick Castle. This jaw-dropping royal residence, constructed in the 11th century, has featured in numerous Hollywood films, most notably as Hogwarts in the early Harry Potter movies. Youngsters can learn to ride a broomstick in the very spot where Harry had his first flying lesson, while the Artisans Courtyard offers an immersive trip back in time to the Middle Ages. And no visit to Seahouses is complete without a scenic boat ride out to the thrillingly unspoilt Farne Islands. The local skyline is dominated by the handsome, red-and-white-striped Longstone Lighthouse, which has guided seafarers since 1826.


What to do near Seahouses holiday homes

The North Sea may be a little bracing for much of the year, but Seahouses is nevertheless a prime spot for all manner of aquatic adventures. You could happily while away a day exploring the craggy coastline in a canoe or kayak, while sea breezes often provide ideal conditions for kitesurfing and windsurfing. The local waters are invariably teeming with mackerel and other desirable catches, enticing anglers from far and wide. If you're feeling really intrepid, join a scuba diving expedition and explore one of the region's numerous fascinating shipwrecks. As you plunge beneath the waves, you'll almost certainly encounter plenty of inquisitive grey seals.


Sunny summers and frosty winters in Seahouses

Demand for Seahouses holiday rentals is at its highest during the summer season of June to August, when the weather is at its finest. Temperatures are far from tropical, but it's usually agreeably warm, with plenty of sunshine and blue skies. Late spring and early autumn are generally pleasantly mild, and you may find it easier to land a great deal on accommodation by avoiding the peak holiday months. Winters are chilly and often overcast, with a reasonable chance of frost and light snow. Rain is fairly consistent throughout the year, so you'll certainly need to pack something waterproof.

Natural features

Astonishing animal encounters around Seahouses

Seahouses is firmly established as one of the UK's leading destinations for wildlife watching. During the summer, the nearby Farne Islands play host to over 100,000 sea birds. Impossibly cute puffins are undoubtedly the star attraction, but you'll also see an abundance of guillemots, arctic terns and black-legged kittiwakes. These winged wonders share their home with 1000s of Atlantic seals, and each year 100s of adorable pups are born here. Birdwatchers should visit between mid-April and late July, while you'll need to wait until late October to see seal pups in all their fluffy white glory.

How many holiday rentals are available around Seahouses?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 623 holiday lettings around Seahouses. From 371 cottages to 23 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Seahouses? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Seahouses. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Seahouses Golf Club: 1,106 holiday lettings
  • Lindisfarne Castle: 1,005 holiday lettings
  • Beadnell Bay: 1,149 holiday lettings
  • Bamburgh Castle: 1,039 holiday lettings
  • Dunstanburgh Castle: 1,180 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Seahouses listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Seahouses?

Yes, of course. offers 371 Cottages in Seahouses. Our other popular types of Seahouses holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 216 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 371 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Seahouses?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 38 holiday homes with pool available in Seahouses. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.