Craster & Embleton Area

Home to the famous Craster Kipper...

Craster is a small fishing village on the Northumberland coast and famous as the home of the Craster Kipper, a smoked fish exported to food lovers across the country. It has a small and attractive harbour and offers a view northwards along the rocky shore to the spectacular ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle.

Dramatic Dunstanburgh Castle was built at a time when relations between King Edward II and his most powerful baron, Earl Thomas of Lancaster, had become openly hostile. Lancaster began the fortress in 1313, and the latest archaeological research carried out by English Heritage indicates that he built it on a far grander scale than was hitherto recognised, perhaps more as a symbol of his opposition to the king than as a military stronghold.

This area is very popular with walkers and there are an abundance of footpaths to explore. The third stage of the Northumberland coastal path route starts in the village, heading north past the dramatic ruins of windswept Dunstanburgh Castle and onto the golden sands of Embleton Bay, keeping a lookout for the famous 'Andra Barton Rock'. Past the beach huts and on to picturesque Low Newton by the Sea, with it's village square and the Ship Inn, a perfect place to stop for well earned food and refreshments. Then to the vast expanse of Beadnell Bay and the village of Beadnell beyond, finally ending-up in the bustling holiday town of Seahouses, gateway to the Farne Islands.

Three miles up the coast from Craster is the village of Embleton, about half-a-mile from the beautiful bay which carries its name. The sandy beach is backed by dunes where a variety of flowers bloom: bluebells, cowslips, burnet roses and, to give it its common name, bloody cranesbill, amongst others.

Golfers can enjoy a good 18-hole links golf course overlooking the beautiful Embleton Bay.

Proctors Stead Cottages - Dunstanburgh View

4 star rating

Dunstan, near Craster, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£385-£725

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Dunstan, near Craster, Craster & Embleton Area

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£385-£725

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Crew House

4 star rating

Craster, near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£495-£1025

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Craster, near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

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£495-£1025

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Holly Cottage

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Longhoughton, near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£349-£665

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Longhoughton, near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

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£349-£665

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Fieldfare

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Christon Bank, near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£455-£975

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Christon Bank, near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

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£455-£975

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

The Old Mill Cottages - St Cuthbert’s

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Little Mill, near Craster, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£275-£529

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Little Mill, near Craster, Craster & Embleton Area

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£275-£529

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 0 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

North Farm Cottages - Stable d’Or Cottage

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Embleton, near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£525-£1445

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Embleton, near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

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£525-£1445

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Hollybush Cottage

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Christon Bank near Embleton, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£332-£850

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Christon Bank near Embleton, Craster & Embleton Area

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£332-£850

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Porthole

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Craster, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£765-£1575

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Craster, Craster & Embleton Area

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£765-£1575

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

The Old Mill Cottages - The Old Mill

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Little Mill, near Craster, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 14
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Number of Pets: 3

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£1825-£3065

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Little Mill, near Craster, Craster & Embleton Area

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£1825-£3065

Sleeps: 14 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 6 Pets: 3

Grey Croft

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Christon Bank, near Embleton, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£675-£1455

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Christon Bank, near Embleton, Craster & Embleton Area

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£675-£1455

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Lobster Cottage

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Craster, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£399-£849

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Craster, Craster & Embleton Area

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£399-£849

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Pintail Cottage

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Embleton near Craster, Craster & Embleton Area

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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£385-£735

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Embleton near Craster, Craster & Embleton Area

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£385-£735

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Aidan Cottage

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Craster, near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£555-£1025

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Craster, near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

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£555-£1025

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Teal Cottage

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Embleton, near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£385-£709

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Embleton, near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

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£385-£709

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

The Old Workshop

4 star rating

Rock near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£409-£685

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Rock near Alnwick, Craster & Embleton Area

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£409-£685

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1