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Craster Tower

Craster, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 3SS

Craster Tower

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  • Number of rooms
  • Bike storage facilities
  • Free parking
  • No smoking
  • Open fire
  • Pet friendly
  • WiFi
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Accessibility

The Apartment is on the second floor of the property and has no lift. It is not suitable therefore for wheelchair users. There is a full access statement on the website to enable potential guests to determine whether the accommodation would be suitable for their party.

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Visit the ancient Kingdom of Northumbria, established after the departure of the Romans and the home of Celtic Christianity in England.

Full of history (castles, cathedrals, churches, abbeys, historic houses), and encompassing some of the best coastal and hill walking in the country. Stay on the entire top floor of the pele tower of a family that came over in the early twelfth century to help the Normans subdue the North, are still here and will be your neighbours. Sleeps 8 (plus an infant in travel cot), dog friendly and has the top Visit England rating of 5* Gold.

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Booking

Contact the owner either directly (01665 576 674) or via the website (bookings @crastertower.co.uk)

for the latest information.
Accessibility

The Apartment is on the second floor of the property and has no lift. It is not suitable therefore for wheelchair users. There is a full access statement on the website to enable potential guests to determine whether the accommodation would be suitable for their party.

Does our information need updating?
Let us know here

Getting here

Craster, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 3SS

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By Road

Craster Tower Apartment is conveniently located just a short drive from the A1. Edinburgh is 2 hrs away by car, and Newcastle 45 mins.

By Train

The nearest train station is Alnmouth, around 20 mins drive from Craster Tower Apartment. There is an excellent service on the East Coast mainline;
London – Alnmouth 3.5hrs
Edinburgh – Alnmouth 1 hr
Newcastle – Alnmouth 30 minutes
Links through to Inverness and Penzance! Taxis can be pre-booked to meet arrivals.

By Bus

Craster Village is served by local buses from Bamburgh and Alnwick which link with the train station at Alnmouth.

By Air

Newcastle Airport is some 45 minutes and Edinburgh Airport is around 2 hours from Craster by road. Both have rail/tram links to the main railway station, and both have good car hire facilities.

Directions to Craster Tower Penthouse Apartment

From the North on the A1 Take the first exit for Alnwick, just after the start of the dual carriageway, signposted Alnwick, Denwick, and a brown tourist attraction sign for Alnwick Castle & Gardens. There is also an MoD sign for RAF Boulmer. Turn left at the top of the slip road, signed Seahouses & Denwick, on to the B1340 into Denwick Village.
From the South on the A1 Take the second exit for Alnwick, signposted Alnwick, Denwick, Seahouses. There is also an MoD sign for RAF Boulmer. Turn right at the top of the slip road, signed Seahouses, on to the B1340, over the A1 into Denwick Village.

For all routes: Stay on the B1340 through Denwick, signed Newton, Seahouses, Rennington & Craster, for 3 kms to a road junction signposted Lee Moor Business Park & Craster and a brown tourist attraction sign for Dunstanburgh Castle. Turn right and after 30m turn left, following signs for Craster & Dunstanburgh Castle .
After 2 kms go over a level crossing, and after a further 500m come to a cross-roads (B1399). Continue straight ahead for a further 2 kms to another cross-roads. 250m ahead of you you will see an arch. Go to the arch, past the Cottage Inn entrance on your left and the Stableyard Shop on your right, and turn right immediately before the arch into a gateway with electric gates. Press the button on the right hand pillar to enter.

Please Note

There is no mobile reception at the Tower. Guests are asked to ring on 01665 – 576 674 when they leave the A1 to allow time for the welcoming party to be in place!

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