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Leaholme Cottage at Newton by the Sea

Gorgeous Coastal Cottage in the Seaside Village of Newton by the Sea

Family sized and dog friendly, Leaholme Cottage at Newton by the Sea is furnished and equipped to a luxury 5 Star standard, so is perfect for discerning guests who wish to stay near the beach on the Northumberland coast without compromising on quality.

It has the added attraction of being just 100 yards from one of the best pubs in the area; The Joiners Arms and also half a mile away from the beach and the famous Ship Inn‘. Both serve excellent quality meals with locally caught seafood and locally grown produce.

Sleeping up to 8 in 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms, this lovely cottage has open fires as well as full central heating and a south-facing enclosed garden, so is perfect for a break at any time of the year. Please note however that there is a restriction on occupancy in that there is a maximum of 6 adults and 2 children permitted (not 8 adults).  Free Wi-fi broadband. Up to 2 well behaved dogs welcome for a small charge of £20 each per break, with beds provided for them.

Leaholme Cottage at Newton by the Sea

Sleeps 6+2 2 Dogs
5 starGold award
prices & availability



This gorgeous coastal holiday cottage is in a fantastic location, with no less than 3 different beaches all within easy walking distance and one of the best foodie pubs in Northumberland just yards away, ‘The Joiner’s Arms’, it’s a fabulous 5 Star holiday cottage for couples and families that’s also pet-friendly.

It also happens to be just a few hundred yards from the award-winning wedding venue Newton Hall, so you can have the option of turning that overnight stay as a wedding guest into a full weekend break on the Northumberland coast!

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Ground Floor


Accessed from the spacious hallway, the lounge is bright and comfortable with an open fire in an elegant, original fireplace. A large bay window provides an open view of the pretty village. There is a large ‘Smart’ TV with DVD player, providing plenty of digital channels and internet access. There is a good selection of books, films and games for a wide range of ages and tastes, as well as an Xbox Kinect games console.

There is free Wi-Fi broadband internet access throughout the cottage and a telephone for incoming calls (outgoing calls to emergency services and freephone numbers only).

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Dining Room

The spacious dining room has a dining table and chairs seating 8 comfortably and a large bay window overlooking the pretty village with its grassed open areas. There is a wall-mounted flat screen ‘Smart’ TV with digital channels, internet access and DVD player.

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The kitchen has a range of solid oak units in a warm country style and a range-style cooker. All of the usual appliances are provided, including a fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, kettle, toaster and coffee maker. Compact Hi-Fi with iPod docking station. There is a glazed door leading directly out onto a furnished deck, perfect for breakfast, being south-east facing. There is also a breakfast bar with seating for 4, for a more relaxed dining experience.

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Utility/Boot Room

Accessed directly from the side entrance doorway this is a very useful and spacious room that links in to the kitchen. This room contains a washer/dryer and is ideal for dogs to sleep in as it’s warm and spacious whilst being separate from the main living areas. Two dog beds and fleece blankets are provided, if required. There is also a second fridge in this room, which is ideal for beer, wine and soft drinks.


Ground Floor Shower Room and WC

Containing a walk-in shower, WC and wash hand basin with an illuminated mirror and complimentary Penhaligons toiletries.


First Floor

Bedroom 1 – Master Bedroom

A lovely, spacious room with plenty of natural light and a view over the front garden and the peaceful village beyond. King size bed with luxury pocket-sprung mattress, luxury bed linen and fluffy towels. Plenty of wardrobe and drawer space and a flat screen TV too.

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Bedroom 2 – Double Bedroom

Another spacious room overlooking the front garden and the peaceful village beyond. King size bed with luxury pocket-sprung mattress, luxury bed linen and fluffy towels. Plenty of wardrobe and drawer space and a flat screen TV too.

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Bedroom 3 – Twin Single Beds

A spacious and attractive bedroom with twin single beds, a wardrobe and chest of drawers and a lovely view looking out over the fields towards the sea. There is a children’s ‘Dressing-up Box’ available for smaller children, please request this via our booking form or contact us direct to request it.

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Bedroom 4 – Twin Single Beds

A pretty bedroom, spacious with twin single beds, plenty of storage and a lovely view looking out over the fields towards the sea. Please note that there is a maximum occupancy restriction at this cottage of 6 adults and 2 children.

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Family Bathroom

A large country-style bathroom, beautifully fitted with a freestanding clawfoot bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin and WC and an illuminated mirror above the sink. Open view to the rear looking towards the sea.

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To the side of the house is a driveway large enough for 3 cars, with further parking available on the roadside in front of the cottage. A pretty cottage garden is to the front of the cottage and to the rear there is an attractive and spacious walled garden which is enclosed, with a decked patio area containing a table and chairs for enjoying the sun. There is a fabulous ‘Treehouse’ play feature for younger children to enjoy.  BBQ available (please provide your own coals).


Leaholme Cottage at Newton by the Sea

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Leaholme Cottage at Newton by the Sea

Sleeps 6+2 2 Dogs
5 starGold award
prices & availability

Classic Coastal Charm

Original fireplaces, huge bay windows, a roll-top bath and lots of village coastal charm, Leaholme Cottage is a gorgeous tranquil retreat just a few minutes walk from a choice of 3 beaches and a great ‘foodie’ pub over the road – the perfect holiday home in all seasons.

Facts & Features

Up to 6 adults, 2 children and 1 baby welcome.

Extra Touches
Welcome Hamper including luxury White Company Toiletries, Bespoke Property and Area Guide, two open fires, free Wi-fi.

4 bedrooms; two double bedrooms both with king-size beds. Two twin bedrooms both with single beds. hairdryers.

One bathroom with a roll-top bath with shower attachment, WC and wash basin. The shower room downstairs has a large walk-in shower, WC and wash basin. Towels and complimentary luxury toiletries by The White Company.

A pretty cottage garden is to the front of the cottage and enclosed lawned garden with play equipment for children, table and chairs.  BBQ available (please provide your own coals).

Accommodation on 2 levels; the ground floor has the utility room, lounge, kitchen, dining room and ground floor shower room. The first floor has all 4 bedrooms and the family bathroom.

Arrivals & Departures
Arrival Day: Friday or Monday
Arrival Time: 4pm
Departure Time: 10am

One baby welcome. Travel cot, highchair and stair gate available upon request.

Two well-behaved dogs are welcome.  £20 charge for each dog, per holiday.  Booking Conditions apply and see more details on our Dogs page.  Dogs are not permitted to be left in the house unattended.  Dog sitting service available, contact us to request.

Fridge (plus additional fridge in the utility room), freezer, Rangemaster electric oven and ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle and coffee maker. Washer/dryer, iron, ironing board and vacuum. Hairdryer, books, music and films. Two open fires.

Mod Cons
Smart TV’s in the lounge and dining room with Freeview and DVD player, XBox Kinect and games, Hi-fi with iPod docking station, free unlimited Wi-Fi. Coffee machine.

Private driveway large enough for 3 cars, with further parking on the roadside (not on the grass).

Other Information
Booking Conditions
Frequently Asked Questions
About Bamburgh

Please be Aware
There is a maximum occupancy of 6 adults and 2 children, so 8 cannot be accommodated.
An initial supply of logs are provided between October and April.

Virtual Tour & Floorplan

Click to view our virtual tour of Leaholme Cottage, it’s like walking around the house in virtual reality.  Our floor plan is not perfectly to scale and may not show every detail, but is provided to give you an idea of the layout, click on the floor plan to enlarge it.

Virtual Tour

Map & Local Area

Leaholme Cottage is situated in the quiet and picturesque village of Newton-by-the-Sea, which is just a few hundred yards from no less than 3 beaches, including the sandy beach at Low Newton-by-the-Sea. It’s ideally located just yards from one of the best pubs in the area; the highly renowned Joiners Arms and the famous Ship Inn‘. Both serve locally sourced food including locally caught seafood.

The nearest town is Seahouses, just 6 miles away. Seahouses has many shops and restaurants and a picturesque harbour where the famously historic and quirky ‘The Olde Ship Inn’ is situated. Be sure to visit to St Aiden’s beach too – a beautiful sandy bay next to Seahouses.

You can reach Bamburgh in around 15 minutes in the car. Bamburgh is a picturesque village with dog-friendly pubs, pretty shops and the award-winning ‘Carter’s’ the butchers, famous for their ‘Bamburgh Banger’. As well as the famous castle, the huge beach is unmissable and regularly used as the backdrop for blockbuster movies, it’s dog friendly too.

To find out the distance of Leaholme Cottage from your own home, how long it will take to drive there and other options for alternative transport, click here: Leaholme Cottage on Googlemaps and enter your home postcode. The postcode for Leaholme Cottage is NE66 3EA.

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Our 4th stay at Leaholme – we will always come back as the facilities are second to none.  Our kids are made to feel as welcome as the adults.  The location is outstanding with three wonderful beaches in walking distance.  It is as perfect as a holiday home gets in our opinion!

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Tips from a local

Walk down to Low Newton to the beach, and enjoy the stunning view along the bay with Dunstanburgh Castle in the distance. When passing The Square just before you step down on to the beach, don’t miss the famous ‘Ship Inn’ pub nestled in the corner – they have their own micro brewery and are highly renowned for their crab sandwiches.

Tips from a local

Dine at The Joiners Arms. Just across the road from the cottage, the Joiner’s Arms is a family-friendly, dog friendly pub and restaurant, serving excellent pub grub and with a great selection of spirits behind the bar for a wee tipple in front of the roaring fire.  They even offer take-away fish and chips – perfect if you want to stay in the cottage but not have to cook!

Tips from a local

Drive up the A1 to the causeway and visit Lindisfarne Castle and Priory on Holy Island.
The Lindisfarne Brewery and gift shop is lovely for taking home some tasty goodies for friends and family – and for yourself! Just be extra careful with checking your tide times for the causeway, and don’t underestimate how fast that tide comes in.

Lynn and Pete

Owners of Leaholme

We asked Lynn and Pete what made them fall in love with Leaholme Cottage:

“We went to Leaholme many years ago for a family holiday when our eldest child Anna, who is now a teenager was a baby. We had a glorious week and had a fantastic time on the wonderful local beaches at Low Newton and Newton Links and thought the house was just perfect in every way. We enjoyed it so much we returned the following year to Leaholme and it became our favourite holiday destination.

When the house came on the market six years ago, we were lucky enough to have an offer accepted. We were absolutely thrilled that we were able to buy our dream holiday house. We furnished it with great love, care and attention not only for us as a family of four but for all of our guests (many now returning guests) to enjoy. With our two children Anna and Jonny, we continue to have precious family holidays at Leaholme.”

Not sure where to start?

We know Northumberland and all of our cottages inside out, so if you have any particular queries, please don’t hesitate to call or email us. We’re more than happy to help!

Telephone: 01665 710 700 or click here to email us your enquiry.