Seahouses is a large village on the North Northumberland coast in England. It is about 20 km north of Alnwick, within the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Seahouses attracts many visitors, mainly from the north east area. However national and international tourists often come to Seahouses whilst visiting the Northumberland National Park, Northumberland Coast and the Farne Islands. Seahouses also has a working fishing port, which also serves the tourist trade, being the embarkation point for visits to the Farne Islands. From shops in the town and booths along the harbour, several boat companies operate, offering various packages which may include inter alia landing on at least one Farne, seeing seals and seabirds, and hearing a commentary on the islands and the Grace Darling story or scuba diving on the many Farnes Islands wrecks. Grace Darling's brother is buried in the cemetery at North Sunderland. He died in 1903, aged 84. The current Seahouses lifeboat bears the name Grace Darling.
The Seahouses Festival is an annual cultural event which began in 1999 as a small Sea Shanty festival. After a significant European Funding grant from the Leader+ programme, in 2005, it has grown into a more broadly based cultural celebration.
Between 1898 and 1951, Seahouses was the north-eastern terminus of the North Sunderland Railway. Independent until its final closure, it formed a standard gauge rail link between the village and Chathill Station on the East Coast Main Line (Wright, 1988). The site of Seahouses station is now the town carpark and the trackbed between village and North Sunderland is a public footpath.
Local authority: Northumberland County Council
OS Grid Reference: NU218322
Tourist Information Centre
Seafield Road Car Park
Phone 01289 301777
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Situated in Seahouses, 5 minutes’ walk from the railway station and from the harbour, Horncliffe offers rooms with free Wi-Fi, and private parking. Details...
Situated in the beautiful coastal village of Seahouses, The Links Hotel boasts an on site public lounge bar and restaurant, along with free private parking and free Wi-Fi. It is just 2 minutes’ walk from the bustling harbour. Details...
Haven Cottages Northumberland is located in Seahouses and offers spacious self-catering accommodation with free WiFi access throughout. Each holiday home benefits from nearby private parking facilities free of charge. Details...
Dunelm House is located just a 6-minute walk from the harbour in Seahouses. Free WiFi access is available and the property offers free parking. Details...
Just 10 minutes’ walk from the seafront and the harbour, this award-winning, 5-star bed and breakfast is within the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Details...
Situated just 10 minutes' stroll from the centre of Seahouses, Links View offers free WiFi and free onsite parking. Dating back to 1740, this stylish stone-built property is located along one of the area's heritage walks. Details...
Fisherman's Cottage is a traditionally-built stone cottage which has been brought fully up-to-date and is located in the fishing village of Seahouses in Northumberland. The three bedrooms comprise two doubles and one twin which with the family bathroom make it suitable for six people. Details...
Located in the heart of Seahouses, this spacious modern town house has been furnished and decorated to a high standard. It has a welcoming sitting room with a cosy feel, a very well equipped kitchen with a dining area. Details...
Sunnie Cottage is a terraced cottage in the fishing village of Seahouses. The cottage sleeps five people in three bedrooms, consisting of two doubles and a single, as well as a bathroom and a ground floor shower room. Details...
Situated in the popular village of Seahouses, this charming detached bungalow has been thoroughly refurbished, stylishly blending the traditional and modern. It offers high quality, spacious accommodation and is decorated to a very high standard. Details...
Alexandra House is a ground floor apartment in the centre of the harbour village of Beadnell in Northumbria. This cottage sleeps up to eight people and comprises of three bedrooms - one double, one family room with a double and two single beds and one bunk bedroom with ensuite washbasin and WC, as well as a family bathroom and family shower room. Details...
Megstone is a spacious, semi-detached bungalow located in the centre of Beadnell in North East England. With two bedrooms comprising one double and one twin, this cottage can sleep four people. The cottage also includes a family bathroom and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Details...