Guest Feedback for Brada House

Our visitors’ book at Brada House is great to read through over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and provide a wealth of recommendations on the best places to eat and visit, as well as some useful tips to benefit other guests. We also send Guest Surveys to all our guests after their holiday and some of their comments are listed here too.

Many guests have listed recommendations for the same lovely places, such as Warkworth Beach, Alnwick Castle and Gardens, Barter Books, Holy Island and the Farnes, but for the sake of avoiding repetition in this particular format, we have omitted these recommendations, but they can still be read in full in the visitors’ books in Brada House.

Excellent quality throughout. It had everything you need and was five star dog friendly.

Superb accommodation.

This is an excellent property which exudes quality & character. It was perfectly located and near to Bamburgh. It was immaculate & equipped to the highest of standards. I will book again with Coquet Cottages and would highly recommend this property.

The living room was fantastic for the whole family to relax and we enjoyed the rear garden, it was a tranquil suntrap. The whole house met our requirements and we wouldn’t change anything.

First rate experience. We all enjoyed it immensely, there was a range of interesting and appealing items in the welcome basket. We loved the layout.

Lovely décor with a big living area. Utterly perfect and we have stayed in a lot of self catered properties! Light, bright, spacious and very important.. the owner has clearly thought very carefully about what guests would like. Exceptional customer service from start to finish. We have recommended Coquet to friends.

It was spacious and extremely well decorated and looked like a home from home. Every detail had been thought of.

The basket was nicely presented and the cake was delicious. The beds were comfortable, and it was so nice that there were basics like washing up liquid and loo roll, it makes a difference to have things like that and not have to buy them as soon as you get there.

A lovely light airy house .Beautifully presented, well equipped with a good outside area. We loved the location, and the accommodation catered for all our needs. The video tour and photographs were excellent, as was the parking facility. The accommodation and furnishings were very good, particularly the beds.

Thank you for a wonderful stay. Brada House is a absolute delight, everything was done to a high standard. The property was well equipped, it was a ‘home from home’ and have loved staying here. We have never been to Northumberland before and came on a friends recommendation, so glad we did. We loved the beach, castles, pubs, meals out, walks and had a great time with our grown up children. It was so lovely to be on holiday again, also the weather was much better than expected. We will be back. The welcome hamper was also a great touch and was very much appreciated.

We are here from Wakefield, on our first day out of restrictive lock down, what a year for everyone. We had booked last year and have visited in August when we could eat outside and some in door rules applied but could book in any where, so plenty of time to book ahead. W had a fabulous meal at The Potted Lobster but are booked up until mid July now. We recommend the scallops and black pudding and the half a lobster was amazing. The Barn at Beal for the Kipper breakfast was great which we visited before visiting Lindisfarne, which was magical as the sun shone, the sea glistened and all seemed well in the world. We visited Craster and had another magical walk to Dunstanburgh. We went into Beadnell and Saltwater Cafe and ended up sharing a table with Robson Greene. Went to the beach yesterday just the 3 of us at Budle Bay, what a privilege with miles of unspoilt sun and sand. Alnwick this afternoon, and then visiting Seahouses for Neptune’s fish and chips. We have not visited The Old Boat house since it was refurbished. Loved visiting Boulmer and Sugar Sand. Brada House is perfectly situated. Thank you once again.

What a year its been for everyone! We’ve been looking forward to out holiday in Bamburgh all year. It hasn’t disappointed. We love Brada House, it has been so comfortable and cosy. Bamburgh and its surroundings are so incredibly beautiful and special. The weather has been kind to us, we have done plenty of walking. Even Elsa our Spaniel is exhausted and that takes a lot believe me! Thankyou for having us and hope we can come and stay at this lovely house again.

This is an absolutely beautiful house in a beautiful location at home from home. It was cosy and welcoming with all facilities thoughtfully provided, thank you. A fantastic base to explore Northumberland, with easy access to Lindisfarne, the Farne Islands, Dunstanburgh, Craster and ALNWICK. The Jolly Fisherman pub at Craster is a must, but booking is essential. W are so sorry to be leaving but will definitely return. Its been a wonderful family holiday with lots of fond memories made. Thankyou for all that you have done.

Absolutely beautiful property which is a home from home. Literally the best property we’ve ever stayed at in all of our self catering holidays. We can’t fault anything as the owners have thought of everything! It is finished to a high standard and very spacious. So much so we’ve booked it for next year.

Brada House was in a great location, well cared for, good quality bedding and towels and it felt really clean.

This is a beautiful home, with comfortable beds. It was very well equipped and within walking distance of Bamburgh and Budle Bay. It had a very warm homely feel about it.

What a year its been for everyone! We’ve been looking forward to our holiday in Bamburgh all year. It hasn’t disappointed. We love Brada House it has been so comfortable and cosy. Bamburgh and its surroundings are so incredibly beautiful and special. The weather has been kind to us, so we have done plenty of walking, even Elsa our Spaniel is exhausted and that takes a lot believe me! Thank you for having us and hope we can stay at this lovely house again.

Brada House is a very well equipped house in a great location. The house had absolutely everything we needed for our stay. A fully functioning kitchen is important to us as we tend to eat in so the large dining kitchen was spot on. Excellent bedrooms, spacious and comfortable. Car parking right by the front door. Thanks to all at Coquet Cottages as well as Sue the owner who sent a nice text on the day we arrived to make sure we were happy. These things show that you all care about your clients. Thank you.

We are now home from our holiday and are very sorry to have left Brada House for some other lucky guest who will be arriving next. We had a fantastic time in a magnificent property. Thank you, we shall return.

Lovely up to date house. Very comfortable and well presented. Brada House feels really luxurious and well thought out. Children have enjoyed the tv room, WiFi and Netflix and we liked the up to date bathrooms and great showers. The bedrooms feel really calm and has nice big comfy beds. Excellent cottage, really enjoyed staying there and would stay again. Wonderful property, really well furnished, highly recommended. It was a good size for our large family, ideal location. We have stayed at Brada House before, it’s dog friendly and just the right size for our family of 4. The location is great for access to the beaches and the house is of great quality. The property was beautiful and well-presented, and the location was ideal!

The property was beautiful and the location was ideal! The interior was well presented and looked modern. The bread was exceptionally nice!!

October 2020

Lovely up to date house, very comfortable and well presented. Our children enjoyed the TV room and Netflix. The bedrooms feel really calm and we liked the up to date bathrooms and great showers. We find Coquet Cottages a lovely company to deal with and all the team have always been so helpful.

Emma, August 2020

Really nice cottage, very convenient for exploring the Northern part of an area of natural beauty.

Lovely property, excellent location, very convenient for dogs with easy access to enclosed garden. We will certainly book with Coquet again.

Two king sized beds as we were two couples and Brada House being a spacious property. Also dog friendly as our friends have a small doggie. It was perfect. We all agreed that along with the excellent welcome pack, the beautiful scones and cream cake were a delicious bonus after a long journey. Big thank you. Everything was perfect in Brada House it had very comfortable seating in the lounge, great beds, garden area. Also a text from the owners making sure that everything was to our liking. You have a first class business your communication is first class I cannot think of anything you need to improve on, well done to all your team.

We have had a wonderful time the house was great everything we could have wished for. The welcome pack was exceptional as always. We will certainly be booking with you again thank you for making our holiday.

I’ve previously booked holidays with Coquet Cottages and really appreciated the ‘10 visit’ additional gift thank you. Also thank you to the owners for letting us bring my daughter’s young dog for the weekend. He loved the kennel so much they are going to get him one.

The Jarvis Family, July 2019

Best self catering we’ve ever been to, pictures don’t do it justice, the owners have thought of everything – thank you.

We spent a fabulous week at Brada House just outside Bamburgh. The cottage was fabulous – beautifully decorated with lovely furnishings – it had everything we needed. The outdoor space was lovely and relaxing. The cottage is just outside Bamburgh with an easy walk to access the village. It was very quiet. The location is excellent – roughly 30 mins drive to Holy Island, Anwick Castle, Warkworth. We couldn’t have asked for anything more it was outstanding.

Beautiful place. The cottage itself is lovely, spacious and well fitted. The location is gorgeous. Would 100% recommend.

The Manns, March 2019

We’ve had an amazing first visit to Northumberland and definitely wish to return. Alnwick Castle and Gardens were a hit as was exploring Holy Island. We fully enjoyed seal spotting on the ‘Serenity’ cruise, from Seahouses. Beautiful beaches locally for walking Tilly our dog. Eating out: “The Copper Kettle” in Bamburgh does lovely scones. We also ate out at “The Victoria Hotel” and “The Lord Crewe” could recommend both, but The Lord Crewe had the edge. Brada House was the best self-catering accommodation we’ve ever stayed in – it was home-from-home and thank you for all the welcoming touches – wine, scones, bread, drinks and doggy treats. It was very much appreciated and we fully intend to return. Thank you.

Our first visit to Northumberland and we have thoroughly enjoyed it. The cottage is fabulous.

Rob, Carole & Lucy

Lovely finishing touches, very thoughtful! We’ve had such a lovely time, thank you!

Robin, Susan and Orla

What a wonderful stay we have had here with our grandchildren Louis and Evangeline. Visited many places such as Alnwick Castle, Bamburgh and Holy Island. A day trip to Edinburgh which was a short train ride from Alnmouth, the castle was amazing. Brada House has to be one of the best well equipped self-catering ‘homes’ we have stayed in. Beautifully appointed, clean and totally relaxing. Thank you so much for our fantastic treats. The chocolates went down as well as the scones with the children. As for the adults! The wine hit the spot!! Made some special memories, thank you once again. Amazing.

The Locksons Family

Wonderful property, beautiful setting and a great stay. Our sixth visit to the area and Northumberland. The weather was fantastic. Lovely walks along Bamburgh beach, Alnwick, Cragside, warm pubs and the sun came out. Will come again!

Tanya, Hugh, Alex and Amy

Wonderful house. Our second visit to this property. We really enjoyed our stay and will be back in 2019 – thank you.

The George Family

Our third visit and still one of the best properties which we have stayed in. Thank you for the flowers, wine and welcome pack. We have had another wonderful week with good weather in our favourite area.

Mike & Rachel

Excellent property which was very well equipped. We had a marvelous time and will definitely be back. Thank you.

The Brooks Family

Excellent accommodation! Great location, spacious, extremely clean and lots of thoughtful touches throughout.

What an amazing house! We will be back hopefully this year, if not early next year. One of the best Coquet Cottages properties we have stayed in. Thank you for the privilege of staying here.

Wow! A fabulous property with everything you need and more. Beautifully clean and high quality furnishings. Lovely to see that dogs are so welcomed and a really safe haven for our 9 month old daughter.We have all enjoyed our stay and will be back! P.S great BBQ!

We came to celebrate Nigel’s 50th Birthday & what a fabulous time we have had. Enjoyed the beautiful area of Northumberland and the house is beautiful, and caters for all of our needs. We will all be back to explore more of the beach!

This is our second time at Brada House and it is still as beautiful. Just had a very relaxing weekend of walking on the beach.

Beautifully presented, very modern & enclosed gardens for our dog and we liked location of the property as wanted to be within a reasonable distance to a beach

It was a fantastic stay. The property offered everything and more. They thought of everything even spare batteries in case a remote control ran out. There was only me my husband and parents sharing the house but there was more room than we could have ever needed. All the extras were very well appreciated. We will definitely return.

Brada House was a terrific property which catered for all of our needs. It was great to have a lovely property to return home to.

This was a exceptionally well presented property with the highest of standards. Everything was above our expectations and I loved the extra nice touches such as the doggy treats and a towel. We will be back next year.

Had a fantastic stay. House amazing & every detail thought of. Loved seahouses, beach was easy to get to with the car. Alnwick worth a visit if you like shops. Ate out every night with the family & dog. Perfect, will defo be back.

Nice time in your lovely house, lovely welcome pack. Everything you could possibly need, well equipped. Alfie our dog liked his welcome pack also.

Location was fantastic! Cottage itself was immaculate with lots of nice little touches. The bottle of red wine waiting for our arrival was highly appreciated! Overall a wonderful cottage, location and holiday. We will definitely be booking again!

We expected the best and we certainly got it! Another brilliant cottage to add to our list, we will be back ASAP!

This is a fabulous house, ticks all the boxes! Many thanks to the owners for the lovely birthday present.

Brada House is in a wonderful location and beautifully presented. It was so easy to relax and enjoy this house with the family and dogs. The views from the house are stunning and it’s so peaceful. It was wonderful to be able to walk into a home where cleaning standards were superb. We had a fabulous week at Brada House, it really was superb. It was a lovely touch that the owners left my husband a bottle of red wine and a birthday card for him, thank you. We would definitely love to return again, without doubt!

The standard was fabulous! Certainly helped us have a fantastic time celebrating my dad’s special birthday.

We liked that the house was beautiful with lovely smells everywhere. The equipment was excellent for both us and our dog Maisie. It’s position outside Bamburgh was perfect for dog walking and the fully secure garden was appreciated for Maisie. We enjoyed our stay at Brada House and would like to return.

Spacious, warm and comfortable especially the large sofa in the lounge!

Very well fitted and equipped, beautiful interior design, warm and comfortable and a lovely relaxing place to stay. Also a very generous welcome pack including Wine, prosecco and chocolates!

Your cottage is fabulous and we had a brilliant weekend here. The weather was stunning and it was so still and tranquil here. Thanks for your recommendations – we enjoyed the Mizen Head so much we went back again! We will definitely return.

What a wonderful house! Best holiday home we have ever rented. Thank you for the birthday card and present – so thoughtful! Dogs loved all of their extras too.

This is our second visit in six months – we love it! Loving the new wallpaper in the bedrooms and in the downstairs toilet. Thanks for all the great memories!

Lovely house, very comfortable and great views! We’ve had some lovely walks. Sad to leave!

This is a beautiful cottage with fantastic facilities, set in an amazing part of the country! Crab sandwiches at The Jolly Fisherman in Craster is a must. Can’t wait to come back. The Mizen Head is fabulous too!

Very well equipped and comfortable. Also, the dog-sitting service you offer is marvellous. We really enjoyed our break at the cottage and found it very well equipped and everything to a high standard.

Fabulous cottage and would stay again!

Beautifully presented, excellent fittings and fixtures. Good rural location, but within walking distance of Bamburgh.

We loved how clean it was. The facilities were excellent everything one could possible want. Great location and landline available if we had wanted it (emergencies). But very impressed by the cleanliness of the house both inside and outside.

We thought it was about the best kitted out cottage we had stayed in. It was immaculate and clean. We had a dog but there was not a sign of dogs having stayed. The addition of home comforts for the dog was amazing – great fun. We had an initial problem with heating and the owner solved this instantly. Fantastic cottage and to be recommended.

The Cottage and location was absolutely first class. Thank you.

Wow! A fabulous property with everything you need and more. Beautifully clean and high quality furnishings. Lovely to see that dogs are so welcomed and a really safe haven for our 9 month old daughter. We have enjoyed our stay & will be back. One word – perfection

Wonderfully relaxing house with every need catered for! Fabulous attention to detail and luxury touches. A trip to Alnmouth is a must! Thank you very much.

Beautiful house, had everything we possibly needed. Really lovely to find that dogs are really welcomes – treats, water bottles etc. thank you for the welcome gifts, much appreciated. Lovely area, great beaches & very dog friendly area.

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