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Charming & cosy coastal fisherman's cottage

For happy family beach filled days or a cosy coastal getaway, this quirky stone built fisherman’s cottage with an artsy edge & wood burning stoves sits in the pretty village of Coldingham. Just minutes drive from the award winning ‘blue flag’ sandy bay, stunning wildlife walks & the outstanding marine reserve of St. Abbs Head. Accommodation for up to 6 guests with 2 bedrooms & a double sofa bed. Relaxed, informal & cosy with whitewashed walls, exposed beams & casual seaside charm..

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The Old Workshop, Edington House in Coldingham

A delightful conversion of the old workshop next to our house (Edington House) set in the historic coastal village of Coldingham, including private garden area with deck and bistro table. The village has all essential amenities, including two pubs serving food (see drone photo), and the attractive unspoilt Coldingham beach is under a mile away. There are plenty of lovely walks in the area and the harbour village of St Abbs is close by, and the fishing town of Eyemouth just three miles away.

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Briardbank Loft- modern, bright, countryside views

A perfect 1 bedroomed apartment (underfloor heating) to chill and relax or explore the beautiful area in and around Coldingham/Northumberland. Living rm/kitchen area - 2 double seat sofas, TV-Amazon fire stick & free superspeed wifi, very well equipped kitchen area, induction hob, electric oven & microwave. Bright, airy bedroom, double bed, ample storage space. Beautiful, spacious shower rm also houses washing machine. Small patio area with table/chairs adjacent to the apartment's entrance.

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Stunning contemporary flat on the Scottish coast
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The Rambleshack - coastal garden room near beach
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Haven Cottage (by the sea)
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Charming country cottage nr the sea
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Elegant Victorian house Coldingham
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Perfect Cottage for Two
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The Cedar Tiny House. A magical place to stay.
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The Gegan - Coldingham Sands Scotland
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Lovely cottage in the heart of Coldingham
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Templehall Cottage. Modern cottage with sea view
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Beautiful house in coastal village
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Cosy cottage in fine costal village

Your guide to Coldingham

All About Coldingham

A quiet seaside town just off the coast of the North Sea in Scotland, Coldingham has a history that dates back nearly 1,400 years. While the eye-catching beach and charming coastal village are what draws visitors today, in 635 A.D., a Northumbrian princess created a monastery just outside of what is now the town of Coldingham. Over the years, the abbey, now known as Coldingham Priory, has been destroyed and rebuilt several times, giving it a very rich history, which you can learn about at the priory.

Despite its small population, Coldingham has a charming High Street with small shops and pubs. Close by is Coldingham Bay, where colourful beach huts line the golden coast. With crystal-clear waters that are patrolled by lifeguards during summer, the beach here is sheltered by rocky outcrops at either end, creating a natural barrier from strong waves. From atop a grassy hill called Homeli Knoll, there’s a sweeping view of the ocean. The Berwickshire Coastal Path runs through this area, extending from the English border. The trail is a perfect way to explore romantic ruins, arches, stacks, and cliffs, including those of St Abb’s Head, a National Nature Reserve, and the fishing village of St Abbs.


How do I get around Coldingham?

The closest airport to Coldingham is Edinburgh Airport (EDI), at just over an hour away. From Edinburgh’s city centre, you can take a train to Berwick-upon-Tweed, which is the closest station to Coldingham. From here, it’s about a 20-minute taxi ride, or you can take a bus to Krisella House in town. If you’re coming in from London, Coldingham is about a seven-hour drive or a four-hour journey via train to Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Once you’re in Coldingham, the village itself is walkable, and there are several walking paths that will allow you to explore the coast and surrounding area. There are public buses that will take you to other small towns in the region.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Coldingham?

The best time for a holiday in Coldingham is summer, as July and August have the warmest temperatures and the most sunshine. In August, you can also take a day trip to Edinburgh to experience the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, a month-long spectacle at Edinburgh Castle where British Armed Forces, Commonwealth, and International military bands perform.

The weather is cooler in autumn but draws folks for an international storytelling festival, where performers from nearly every continent share tales and music. January and February are the coldest months, but if you can brave the winter weather, you could be rewarded by seeing grey seals raise their pups on the beaches of the St Abbs Head Nature Reserve.


What are the top things to do in Coldingham?

St. Abbs Head Nature Reserve

St. Abbs Head National Nature Reserve is known for scenic cliffside walks, diving, and fishing. Here you’ll have the chance to see thousands of seabirds, such as guillemots, puffins, and razorbills. Off the coast is the St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve, which protects the waters from overfishing or scuba diving. A short walk away at Pettico Wick Bay, you can see the pink and purple volcanic lava of the Pettico Wick fault, believed to be millions of years old. In the far distance is an ancient volcano in Edinburg known as Arthur’s Seat.

Coldingham Priory

Coldingham Priory — formerly St Aebbe’s Monastery — has been a site of Christian worship for well over a millennium. In the first thousand years of its existence, the site went through a number of different incarnations. The priory has existed in its current iteration since the 17th century, and it is a peaceful, sobering place to visit.

Coldingham Loch

Coldingham Loch is a freshwater loch between Coldingham Moor and St Abb’s Head that is 274 metres long and is fed by a natural spring. People come here to fish for rainbow, brown, and blue trout. A 15-minute drive away is Ayton Castle, built around a medieval tower house. Most of the construction today is from the 19th century. There are guided tours and stables, and a map is provided for the grounds and Riverside Walk.