Alnwick cottages can be found in the centre, in the surrounding Alnwick countryside and along the nearby coastline. In the centre sit charming Victorian and Edwardian cottages and town houses just a few minutes’ stroll from the castle, gardens and town centre restaurants, cafes, inns, Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery, and the famous Barter Books housed in a Victorian railway station.
To the west and north west of Alnwick you’ll find a wealth of charming family friendly and pet friendly farm cottages and cosy romantic retreats ideally placed for exploring the town, the Northumberland National Park and the Cheviot Hills. To the north and south east, Alnwick’s coast offers more holiday cottage choice, many located in spectacular seafront locations and beautiful coastal villages like Amble, Warkworth, Craster and Alnmouth. Alnwick cottages in the centre, on the coast or in the surrounding countryside cater for all tastes and budgets, with an excellent choice of luxury cottage boltholes, large family cottage accommodation and dog friendly cottages available in the area.
Many Alnwick cottages welcome pets and whether you base yourself centrally in the town, or in the surrounding Alnwick countryside and coast, a superb choice of dog friendly walks are from your door or close by. The Alnwick district is a top spot for active walking holidays with dogs and pet friendly cottages in the area include a good choice of cottages welcoming 1, 2 or more dogs. They have convenient features such as enclosed gardens and some apply no additional charge for pets, and place no restrictions on pet access. Why not book a stunning dog friendly farm cottage to the west and north west of Alnwick, perfect for exploring the town and with a wealth of walks in the Cheviots, National Park and the coast right on your doorstep.
In Alnwick, the pastures behind Alnwick Castle offer beautiful dog walking territory. The town even has a friendly local kennels called Happy Hounds with a day care crèche open 7 days a week. If you’re holidaying in the area and want to visit an attraction where dogs are not permitted, Happy Hounds will take care of your pet for as little as 2 hours, or all day. They are particularly convenient for dog minding whilst you visit the nearby Alnwick Garden where only guide dogs are permitted.
Alnwick has an outstanding choice of family friendly cottages, and the area is one of the North East’s best for family holidays. Attractions include the Alnwick Garden with popular Treehouse and Harry Potter’s Alnwick Castle with its many family activities and events including learning how to work a broomstick! Family cottages in the area go that extra mile to ensure your comfort with cots including bedding, high chairs and a range of extras from seasonal veggie boxes to packed lunches and suppers on request.
Book a family cottage holiday in Alnwick all year round – there’s always lots of seasonally themed activities going on from Halloween jaunts to Christmas magic at the Castle and Gardens. Alnwick cottages are perfect for that family half-term getaway, a family summer holiday or a seasonal family gathering. A good choice of large cottages welcoming families are across the district - perfect for larger family groups. Don't miss a visit to the Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery where there's always lots going on for children and for Mums and Dads.