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The Beacon

The Beacon
5.0 of 5 bubbles
8 reviews
The Beacon
Double Bedroom
Double Bedroom
Twin Room
Sitting room
View from bedroom window
View from other bedroom window
Natural beauty at the Beacon
Sunrise at the Beacon
Signpost on the cliffpath
St.Abbs from a distance
The Neuk at St.Abbs
Coldingham Sands
St.Abbs Harbour
Beach huts at Coldingham Sands
St.AbbsHead Lighthouse
Coldingham Sands with St.Abbs in the distance
St.Abbs Head from the sea
Lobster for tea
Mires Lock near Petticowick St.Abbs Head
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4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7
St Abbs, Borders, Scotland
The Beacon is a stone built detached house which stands in it's own grounds. Surrounded by a walled garden on three sides with a hedge to the front giving privacy to the occupants. At the front of the house there is a garden offering unlimited views over Coldingham Bay and you can see the fishing village of Eyemouth in the distance At the rear of the house there is enough parking for four cars. The village of St Abbs is popular with scuba divers, walkers and cyclists. It has an interesting harbour with cafes where you can enjoy a drink and a crab sandwich and watch the world go by. If you are feeling energetic you can walk up to St. Abbs Head which is part of the National Trust and admire the lighthouse and large groups of gannets and puffins. Looking north on a clear day you can see up the Firth of Forth towards the Bass Rock at... Read more
About the Owner, david w
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 18 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2013
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 24 reviews and 2 properties
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017

We spent a week at Beacon House and could happily have stayed longer. We were fortunate with good weather so had some lovely walks with our dogs. Our two teenage grandchildren were quite happy to forgo Internet and electronic games, we played bingo and cards and chatted! The house was well equipped and spacious, and was a short car ride...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We stayed here with our daughter, son-in-law and their two early teenage boys and found it very comfortable. Even before the occasional morning mist burnt off, the sea views were stupendous. The harbour, beach and bird-thronged cliffs are all within easy walking distance with several impressive castles within an hour's drive.

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Roger S
Droitwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

House was great, situated in fab location for the harbour and the beach, went with wife and teenager step daughter and our two dogs....and all loved the house and St Abbs. The Beacon was clean and welcoming and ideal for a large family or group of friends to enjoy a holiday with all the comforts of home. Ideally placed for...

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Thank you,glad you enjoyed the Beacon, hope to see you in the future


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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23 Apr 2017 -
30 Jun 2017
April/May/ June 2017
7 nights
1 Jul 2017 -
30 Sep 2017
7 nights
1 Oct 2017 -
4 Nov 2017
Autumn 2017
7 nights
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About the neighbourhood
How to pass away the day.<BR><BR>Situated in the village hall which sits precariously on the cliff top in the new Visitors centre, crammed with information and history of St.Abbs Friday there is a market held in the old primary school where you can buy all the local produce.<BR><BR>Scuba Diving is very popular at St.Abbs, the water is very clear around this part of the coast and divers can enjoy the spectacular underwater scenery. There are a number of Boat trips you can do, with Diving , Fishing and Passenger catered for. If you are feeling energetic walk up to St.Abbs Head or just relax with a game of putting at the green in the village. You will find the village post office/ shop just along the road. The Shop comes in very handy for the morning papers and a pin... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh or Newcastle: 100.0 km
Railway: Berwick upon Tweed The main east coast line from L: 15.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 120.0 km
From Edinburgh drive south on the main A1 travel approx. 50 miles until you reach a turning to your left signposted Eyemouth. the A1107 . Remain on this road bypassing Eyemouth until you reach Coldingham. At Coldingham Square bear right, on to the B6438 remain on this road until you reach St.Abbs.<BR><BR><BR>Traveling North up the A1 from England you will arrive at Berwick upon Tweed continue on the A1 into Scotland for approx. 9 miles until you reach a turning to your right signposted Eyemouth the A1107.Remain on the A1107 bypassing Eyemouth until you reach Coldingham. At Coldinham Square bear right on to the B6438 remain on this road until you reach St.Abbs.<BR><BR>You can also get a bus from Berwick
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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