Lesbury

Lesbury is a beautiful rural village in the North-East of England. It is only about 1.5 miles from Alnmouth and the Northumberland coast - an official ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. Lesbury contains a wonderful village shop and post office, a charming village pub, and miles of gorgeous countryside.

Alnmouth Station is only a 10 minute walk from the cottage and it offers trains to all over the country.

 

How to find us

Turn off A1 at Alnwick. Turn right at mini-roundabout signed Alnmouth.

Drive 3 miles to Lesbury sign and turn left at the sign marked Longhoughton and Seahouses into the village of Lesbury.

Lesbury Glebe, the Georgian house is first left past the church.

Drive straight to the top of the drive and park outside the cottage. The key will be at Glebe Garden Cottage behind the cottage.


Alnwick

Alnwick is the County Town of Northumberland and it is only 3 miles away. It is the home of: many shops and restaurants, an excellent Playhouse, Alnwick Castle (the filming location for Hogwarts from Harry Potter) and the Duchess of Northumberland’s Alnwick Gardens.

It is a historic market town with cobbles, stone archways and interesting old properties.

Alnwick is also the home of Barter Books - one of the largest second hand book stores in Europe and it was where the poster from 1939 “Keep Calm and Carry On” was first discovered.

Newcastle

Newcastle is a 25 minute train or 45 minute car journey away. It contains many attractions, such as the very elegant Grey Street and Theatre Royal, the Sage Concert Hall, the Baltic Arts Centre, restored Quayside (with many restaurants), Hancock Museum and Art Gallery. For retail therapy, there is the famous Metro Centre and Eldon Square.


Short Drives

North

Craster, Dunstanburgh Castle, Howick Gardens

South

Warkworth and Amble


Longer Drives

North

Seahouses, Bamburgh, Wooler & Cheviot Hills

South

Morpeth, Otterburn, Rothbury, National Trust Houses at Cragside and Wallington Hall