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Excellent 5/5 12 reviews

Outside Crocus Cottage - south facing and sheltered, a real suntrap. More info at

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

For further information on Crocus Cottage please visit our main site at

Crocus Cottage is set in the beautiful village of Embleton on the Northumberland Coast. Enjoy the cosiest of breaks staying in this delightful cottage in the heart of the village. Accomodation is over two floors consisting of a spacious lounge/kitchen/diner downstairs and two bedrooms upstairs (one double and one twin). Crocus Cottage opens up into a cosy, south-facing patio area with plenty of outdoor seating and the courtyard provides private, off-street parking for guests.

Embleton is in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and you will not be left wondering why. Staying in Crocus Cottage puts you within walking distance of the spectacular beach, some fabulous traditional country pubs, a renowned 18 hole links golf course, the ancient ruin of Dunstanburgh Castle and some of the most stunning scenery and wildlife you are ever likely to see. Whether you're a couple, a family or just wanting to get away on your own - Crocus Cottage provides the perfect hideaway. If cycling or walking are your passion or you're a more adventurous water-sports type or perhaps you fancy a spot of fishing or maybe you just want to sit back and relax with a good book - Crocus Cottage is the perfect base for your Northumberland getaway.

For larger groups Crocus can be booked with its sister cottages, Snowdrop (no. 1128419) and Periwinkle (no. 1401170), which are part of the same converted stone coach house and also sleep four, therefore providing accomodation for up to 12 people.

For more information on Crocus Cottage please visit our website at

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Embleton Bay 900 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newcastle Aiport 64 km, Nearest railway: Alnmouth Railway Station 14 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking

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28 Jul 2014


"Highly Recommended"

We stayed for a 5 night break, couldn't have asked for more - easy booking process and great value for money. Lovely location in Embleton, with lots of nearby attractions and things to do and al… More

17 Jul 2014


"Fantastic week at Crocus Cottage"

This cottage is spotlessly clean very comfortable and comfy . It is very well equiped in the kitchen for cooking meals and is in easy reach to the beach also a good base for travelling around the Nort… More

23 May 2014


"A Must Stay..."

We wanted to have a couple of days away and chose Crocus Cottage as the reviews on here were really positive and we weren't disappointed!! The cottage was spotless and well equipped and its locat… More

23 Apr 2014


"Great cottage, well equipped in excellent location"

We have just stayed in crocus cottage for the Easter break and had a great time. We took our 11 year old child and a dog with two adults. The cottage was in a great location in a court yard behind t… More

14 Apr 2014


"Clean and cosy"

A lovely little property, a perfect base to explore this beautiful part of the world. Crocus cottage had everything we needed; well equipped kitchen, comfy beds, and a great outdoor seating area wher… More

9 Apr 2014


"Perfect Little Getaway!"

Crocus cottage was amazing to stay in. The rooms were all so clean and tidy and modern and it was really nice to have tea, coffee and sugar when we got there. The beds and furniture were very comfy an… More

6 Apr 2014


"Average and not cosy"

No heating on when we arrived so the cottage was not cosy the fan heater did not work and with arriving later than planned we sat with blankets around us while watching the small TV.Do feel the cost p… More

Many thanks for taking the time to submit feedback regarding your stay in Crocus Cottage.

I find it strange that you say that there was no heating on and the cottage was cold when you arrived as I made an 80 mile round trip on the day of your arrival to warm the cottage up and leave the heating on for you. The heat was quite overpowering when I left so I turned all the heaters down to no.2 but left them on. This was at 12.30pm in anticipation of the early check-in that you requested and that I was happy to agree to. I'm sure if you arrived later than the 3pm check-in you requested the cottage will have been less cosy than both of us would have liked, however, I timed my visit to correspond to your requested arrival time. I will have the fan heater looked at right away, but you could of course have contacted me about this during your stay if it was a problem (my number is on one of the 'many' notices around the cottage) instead of saving it up to complain about on Trip Advisor.

With regards to the cottage being 'covered' in dos and don'ts lists 'everywhere you looked' - there are actually two notices - one by the cooker hood and one by the door. We have found that our guests appreciate knowing how to reset the cooker if the power goes off, how the shower works and where the nearest payphone is in case of emergencies.

We always welcome feedback from our guests and we aim to do everything we can to ensure that our guests' stays are as comfortable and relaxed as possible. Whilst the majority of the feedback we have had so far suggests that we are succeeding in this aim, we certainly don't take this for granted and always act on credible feedback to further improve the quality of the product we offer.

Kind regards,

Cosy Retreats

28 Feb 2014


"Lovely, clean, cosy well equipped cottage"

Booking was easy, received a helpful email with details of location, wifi password etc. The cottage was in a quiet location despite being close to a hotel, The cottage was beautifully clean and well e… More

27 Feb 2014


"Ideal, contemporary, pristine ,wee cottage!"

Had great service, from my welcome email.... Until one at the end of my stay.Although everything was perfect, I'm sure any problems occurring would've been resolved.Crocus cottage, was spo… More

26 Feb 2014


"Perfect Stay"

Great little cottage for a weekend or short break!! Perfectly equipped with everything you need on arrival. Great location with a beautiful beach 5 main walk awy , welcoming pubs and short drive to lo… More

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