Essential Information

Date: 20th April 2020

The following information will help you find out about all aspects of your stay at Gertie's Getaway,

Should you require any further information regarding any of the matters below, or other queries you may have about your holiday, please do not hesitate to contact us



Our cottage was completely remodelled in 2019 to a high standard and we believe the information and photos on our website, facebook and Instagram pages are a true and accurate reflection of our property. Please see our floor plan for layout.

The Cottage was built in 1880 and still retains some original features. The ground floor is spacious and has an open plan living dining and kitchen area, a downstairs WC and access to the secure outdoor yard area.

The living area has a double sofa bed for extra guests. If you require this please advise at time of booking so bedlinen etc can be provided.

Getting There

Gerties Getaway  is located around a 15 minutes drive from the A1 and is 10 minutes from the nearest rail station at Alnmouth,  We are happy to provide details of rail and bus access

 We will email you check in details including the full address 7 days prior to your stay

Arrival / Departure

Check in time is from 5pm

We opperate a self service check in and they keys will be located in the secure key box. Full details of the location of the key box and key code will be emailed to you 7 days prior to your check in. We are unable to provide this information easier than 7 days as the key code is regularly changed.

If we are able to offer you an early check we will advise the day before your arrival

Check out time is 10am

Full check out details will be emailed to you along with the check in information. We ask that you kindly vacate the cottage by 10am to allow our cleaners to enter and prepare the cottage for our next guests. If we are able to offer you a later check out we will advise a few days prior to your check out

Whats included in your stay

Prior to your arrival the Cottage will be thoroughly cleaned. All utilities (electric, wifi, etc) are included in your stay. If your stay with us is more than 7 days we will offer you a change of bedding and towels at no additional cost on the 8th day.

All bed linen, bath towels and beach towels are also provided. We request you do not use the  bath towels to take to the beach. Additional  Beach towels are provided for this.

Welcome pack - we provide a small welcome pack for your stay which will include toilet rolls, tea bags, coffee pods, dishwasher tablets and washing machine tablets. 

Log Burner

The cottage has a log burner and we provide a starter pack with lighters, logs and kindling


Whilt we love our four legged friends, Dogs are not permitted on furniture or upstairs. We also request that you do not leave them un attended in the cottage with our prior agreement

We provide dog towels and blankets and dog feeding and water bowels. We request you do not under ay circumstances use bath towels or plates for your dog.

Whats not included

Additional cleans / bed linen towels - except from the above if you require any additional cleaning, bedding or towels these will be chargeable - please enquire for costs


Washing machine

Tumble Dryer


Ironing Board



Coffee Machine



Full size fridge and full size freezer

Smart TV with Netflix

Games console


Hair dryer


Cot - please note for hygeine reasons Cot bedlinen is not provided

High chair

Please ensure you have adequate Holiday Insurance prior to booking Gerties Getaway


Guest Folder and Guest Book

There is a guest folder located at the Cottage with useful information and things to do in the local area

There is a guest book located at the Cottage and we really appreciate and comments or review you are happy to leave

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