Cloggy Nook offers the best of both worlds; being in a picturesque rural setting yet very close to the sea. Situated in a small hamlet of individually designed cottages each completed to a superior standard: Tughall is a small, organic farm set 200 yards from the coastal route with no-through traffic, making this a tranquil and safe environment surrounded by superb rural views. It is equidistant between Newton-by-the-sea (where the Joiners Arms is renowned for its excellent cuisine) and Beadnell, both being two miles away. Beadnell is a popular holiday destination often recognised as the jewel in Northumberland’s seaside crown and is renowned for its extensive range of quality water-sports; including sea kayaking, kite surfing and scuba diving. Only a couple of miles further up the coast line is the fishing port of Seahouses, where boat trips to the nearby Farne Islands – famous for its bird sanctuaries and seal colony – depart regularly and where there are several quaint tea rooms, a number of child friendly pubs and shops available. Try your luck at fishing or arrange a horse ride along the beach. There is a choice of golf courses available in this popular holiday resort. The picture postcard village of Bamburgh, which lies snuggled in the shadow of its majestic castle and where Holy Island – the birthplace of Christianity and site of Lindisfarne Castle – can be seen from the wild expanse of golden, sandy beach is only 6 miles north. Just a few miles inland is the bustling market town of Alnwick, with its own dramatic castle, often referred to as ‘The Windsor of the North’ and ancestral home to the Duke of Northumberland (and film location for Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Academy!) A popular tourist attraction is Alnwick Garden – a spectacular contemporary interpretation of a formal garden and includes the Grand Cascade waterfall, a Poison Garden and a restaurant incorporated within the largest tree house in Europe!
Cloggy Nook is an idyllic choice for those seeking a prestigious coastal retreat close to the expansive stretch of golden, Heritage coastline acknowledged as An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.