St Cuthbert's House

192 Main Street
North Sunderland
Seahouses
Northumberland
NE68 7UB

+44 01665 720456
07787 289388

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Awards

NEETA Sust Tourism 2016 Silver NEETA B&B 2016 Gold Produced in Northumberland Visit Britain Breakfast Award Visit Britain Gold Award Dark Sky Friendly Award

Overview

St Cuthbert's House was awarded 'England's Best B&B' in 2017 & 2014 by VisitEngland - and also Bronze & Silver medals at their national Awards in 2015 & 2016 too. 

St Cuthbert’s House is a luxurious, award-winning B&B in a 200 year-old former chapel - a unique and stunning renovation, situated in Seahouses, near Bamburgh on the beautiful Northumberland coast. It’s just a stroll along the beach to Bamburgh Castle, and a short drive to Alnwick Castle & Gardens, or Lindisfarne – Holy Island. You'll be situated at the very heart of the beautiful Northumberland Coast.

We have a page dedicated to walking the Northumberland Coast Path (and the coastal sections of St Oswald's Way) which you really should check out if you're following that route. 

St Cuthbert's House is VisitEngland 5-star Gold-award accommodation, and has won the top awards at the North-East Tourism Awards every year since 2009, and winners of prestigious Awards at the national EnjoyEngland Awards for Excellence too.  Our Awards are your reassurance - you're not 'taking a chance' when you book at St Cuthbert's House. Do please check out our Awards page, and also our Guest Comments page and Tripadvisor reviews, to see what our guests have said. (But please book direct, rather than through Tripadvisor!  Thanks.)

It's a peaceful, unique and very special place to stay. This lovely, historic Grade II listed building has been tastefully renovated to provide you with beautiful, luxury Bed and Breakfast accommodation, brimming with high-quality facilities. We've taken care of every detail in your room, including the sumptuous pocket-sprung SuperKing-sized beds, with lovely crisp Egyptian cotton sheets, gorgeous duvets and king sized pillows - after taking in some fresh, clear Northumberland air, you'll sleep deeper and softer than ever before.

In the morning, you can enjoy a fabulous breakfast, choosing from an extensive and locally-sourced menu; local sausage and bacon from our butcher, free-range eggs from a nearby farm, or dishes made with traditional oak-smoked fish from the Seahouses smokehouse - birthplace of the original kipper.

All rooms are set as 6' SuperKing doubles, and some can be set as 3’ twin bed configuration, and each offers: • High quality beds with crisp Egyptian cotton sheets • Luxurious deep pillows and duvets • LCD flat-panel TV & DVD • CD/DAB radio • Nespresso coffee machine • Kettle with a wide range of drinks • Salon-quality Hairdryer • Solid wooden hand-built furniture • Plenty of fluffy white towels, dressing gowns and slippers • Supply of indulgent Gilchrist & Soames' toiletries in your bathroom. • Free internet access, via wifi or network ports

The Aidan Room This first floor double room is a south-facing front room, with a beautiful original arched frosted glass window, which lets the morning light flood into the richly coloured room. 

The en suite bathroom has a very large shower enclosure, so there’s plenty of room to turn around as you take an intense shower amidst decadent black and chrome. However, it's worth pointing out that the entrance to this shower is via a door which is just 15" wide - so if you are very generously-proportioned then this detail can be important!

The Columba Room This first floor double room is another stunning south-facing front room, with a beautiful original arched and frosted window. The en suite bathroom has a very large shower enclosure, offering a very satisfying shower-experience amidst a rich setting of chrome, black and deep red. However, it's worth pointing out that the entrance to this shower is via a door which is just 15" wide - so if you are very generously-proportioned then this detail can be important!

The Brigid Room This quiet first floor room floods with afternoon sunlight. The ensuite bathroom has a comfortable bath for you to soak in, with classic, heavy chrome fittings, and a shower area at one end.

The Hild Room Another first floor room which fills with afternoon sunlight - and which offers a glimpse of Bamburgh Castle over the rooftops! Again, the ensuite bathroom has both luxurious bath and shower.

The Oswald Room One of our two ground floor bedrooms, giving very easy level access from the car park. The sunlight streams in during the late afternoon and evening, bringing the classic, subtle colours to life. The luxurious en suite bathroom has a bath, with an enlarged shower-cubicle area at one end

The Bede Room Ground floor room, offering easy, level access to the room from the car park, and into the dining room and all communal areas of the house. It is therefore particularly suitable for guests with mobility problems. Slightly larger en suite bathroom, with a walk-in wetroom making for a really decadent showering experience. The bathroom can be equipped with grab rails if required by less mobile guests.

Your Breakfast If you fancy treating yourself to a traditional, hearty Northumbrian Breakfast whilst you're here, you'll enjoy the highest quality ingredients, beautifully prepared and elegantly presented on fine bone china. And even if you're watching your waistline, you can enjoy it with a (relatively!) clear conscience, because none of it sees a frying pan!

We source sausages and bacon from our award-winning local butcher. His meat comes from locally-reared and fully traceable stock, and he’s a passionate advocate of high-quality local produce.

Our eggs come from free-ranging hens on a nearby farm, and the yolks are so bright and yellow you almost need sunglasses.

Also on the menu you'll find delicious kedgeree, made with oak-smoked haddock from the Seahouses smokehouse. Of course, since Seahouses is the birthplace of the original kipper, our breakfast menu includes kipper fillet, and home-made kipper pate too.

There’s always a range of Specials on the menu too, so typically you’ll have ten delicious main courses to choose from – there’s something for you, whatever you like to eat!

You can also help yourself from the buffet table too, stocked with fruit, cereals and juices, and preserves and honey produced by artisan local producers.

And of course we can cater for special diets, so just tell us if there are things you need - or need to avoid.

We’re fully licensed too, and as a speciality of our well-stocked bar we offer a wide range of excellent hand-crafted beers brewed exclusively in Northumberland including our very own 'St Cuthbert's House' beer, brewed for us by the passionate people at The Durham Brewery

Perfectly located, with easy access to Northumberland's amazing coast and country, its expansive, pristine beaches, big skies and wide, open horizons...

Come see us, and refill your soul…

If you would like to stay in a specific room, then please tell us, by making a note with your booking - and we will do all we can to accommodate your request. However, your specific choice of a particular room cannot be guaranteed - we have just six rooms, and sometimes it's impossible to accommodate every combination of room and date request!  If you have any questions do please call us or send an email.

St Cuthbert's House is not suitable for divers.  We cannot accommodate pets. We welcome well-behaved children over 12 years.

Room information for St Cuthbert's House

Type Qty Capacity Guide price
Double ensuite room
(Double En-Suite)
4 2
£110.00
B&B per room per night
(£90.00 single occupancy)
Min: £110.00 - Max: £125.00
Twin ensuite room
(Twin/Double En-Suite)
2 2
£110.00
B&B per room per night
(£90.00 single occupancy)
Min: £110.00 - Max: £125.00
Total capacity: 12
*On Bank Holiday weekends, we make bookings of three consecutive nights available. Our prices for the summer months assume a stay of at least two consecutive nights. Single night stays may be available, but may carry a surcharge. Single occupancy charged at £75 to £90 B&B per room per night.

Special offers

Car parking available at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Car parking available
We have an off-street car park available, which is big enough for everyone as long we all park considerately. Please park within a marked bay, with your bonnet TOWARDS the fence!
Licenced premises at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Licenced premises
St Cuthbert's House is fully licensed. As well as 'the usual stuff' we stock a wide range of craft-brewery real ales, all brewed locally - including our very own house-beer. Fantastic.
Special diets catered for at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Special diets catered for
Our breakfast menu offers a wide range of meat, fish and vegetarian options, as well as a well-stocked buffet table with cereals, fruit etc. If you have specific dietary needs, please talk to us and we'll do all we can to ensure you're well
Credit / debit cards accepted at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Credit / debit cards accepted
TV available at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Television
LCD HD television with integrated DVD player and Freeview digital channels including HD.
Ground floor bedrooms at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Ground floor bedrooms
Two ground floor rooms available, one of which is fully 'accessible'
Hairdryer available at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Hairdryer
Not your usual rubbish 'hotel' style hairdryer, but a pro salon-quality item which dries double-quick.
Tea / coffee facilities at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Tea / Coffee facilities
You'll find a Nespresso coffee machine in your room, as well as a kettle and well-stocked drinks tray. Fresh milk is always available for your tea. Local biscuits too.
Laundry / washing facilities at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Washing machine / Laundry
If you're away from home for a long spell, we can do a load of washing in our machine for you, and add a small charge to your bill. Don't give Jeff anything which can be ruined though... ;-)
Residents lounge at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Residents lounge
The Cuthbert Room is a gorgeous space to relax with a book, or a drink...
Cycle friendly at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Cycle friendly
We can store your bikes securely in our private garage.
Walker friendly at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Walker friendly
We have in-depth knowledge about bus timetables, local walks and waymarked routes, lunch and tea-break stops, birdwatching hides - and anything else you might need. We also have a stock of gpx files, if you're suitably equipped.
WiFi available at St Cuthbert's House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation WiFi
Fast ethernet ports are available in all bedrooms, and in the main Cuthbert Room. There is also a wireless network available.
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tripadvisor
08/08/2017

Thank you for the memories


Derek W, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
We enjoyed our stay from the warm friendly greeting until we departed. A loveless well equipped bedroom, good breakfast choice with gluten free options which was a requirement for my wife's allergy. We have already booked a second visit. Thank you for your hospitality.

St Cuthbert's House replied: We hope you found your bedroom lovely, rather than loveless! Autocorrect, we'll bet... And we look forward to seeing you again later this year. Thanks for your review!
tripadvisor
04/08/2017

A little bit of luxury in Seahouses


Lynn C, Stokesley, United Kingdom
We stayed for 2 months at the end of July and will definitely be back. Breakfast was delicious with an excellent choice. There is a residents' sitting room with an honesty bar. This has a great choice of beers, spirits, wine (by the glass or bottle) and soft drinks. Rooms are luxurious and bathrooms large with a wonderful heated floor. Jill and Jeff are very welcoming and excellent hosts.

St Cuthbert's House replied: We think you meant to say 'two nights' rather than 'two months' - but maybe we all wished for two months ;-) We look forward to seeing you here again. Thanks for your review!
tripadvisor
03/08/2017

Loved the room and bed - and bathroom had heated floor - wonderful. Nothing was too much trouble.


Rosie1913, Warrington, United Kingdom
Great welcome. Great nights sleep - bed brilliant. Excellent choice of breakfast and extremely well cooked and presented. Lovely to have seating area with sofas where you can chat with other guests. Bonus of a bar and soft drinks. Welcome change to have option of fresh milk for tea and coffee instead of just long life capsules. Impressive knowledge about the area etc - all questions answered. Looking forward to a return visit

St Cuthbert's House replied: We're pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for your review!
tripadvisor
01/08/2017

A really fantastic B & B


Skald, Viborg, Denmark
We stumbled upon St Cuthbert’s House/Jeff and Jill by trawling trip advisor - and we were certainly not disappointed. Over the years we have stayed in a number of B&B and this is far far superior to any other. Indeed, the service, atmosphere, friendliness and lovely touches put most 4/5 * hotels we have stayed at to shame. Everything has been carefully thought of - from the excellnet web site, to the honesty bar with local beer, to the fanstatic breakfasts, to the quality of beds/towels/dressing gowns and even slippers. The rooms and facilities are quite simply first class and the location so close to local amenties - walks, beeches, top class restaurants within walking distance and a few miles away in Bamburgh make this a real gem. Little wonder Jeff and Jill have achieved the fantastic accolade of national recognition. Very much deserved to such nice people who live and breath to provide service excellence We are already planning out next trip and will be telling all our friends so they can also enjoy this great hospitality. Andy and Sally from Edinburgh.

St Cuthbert's House replied: Thanks for your lovely comments here, we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit!
tripadvisor
31/07/2017

A perfect holiday


Barbara_81541, Munich, Germany
Ten nights in 2016, back again for 10 nights in 2017 and it won't be my last stay at St. Cuthbert's House: luxurious room, delicious food and a most welcoming a atmosphere. Jeff and Jill go out of their way to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

St Cuthbert's House replied: Returning guests pay us the highest compliment, simply by returning... Thanks for coming back, especially for such a long stay - it's lovely to see you enjoying Northumberland! We look forward to seeing you again, thanks for your review.

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