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“The beacon - just for views!!”
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The Beacon
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The Beacon
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Excellent
9 reviews
The Beacon
Double Bedroom
Double Bedroom
Twin Room
Kitchen
Sitting room
View from bedroom window
View from other bedroom window
Natural beauty at the Beacon
Sunrise at the Beacon
Signpost on the cliffpath
St.Abbs from a distance
The Neuk at St.Abbs
Coldingham Sands
St.Abbs Harbour
Beach huts at Coldingham Sands
St.AbbsHead Lighthouse
Coldingham Sands with St.Abbs in the distance
St.Abbs Head from the sea
Lobster for tea
Mires Lock near Petticowick St.Abbs Head
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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7
St Abbs, Borders, Scotland

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MiKE j
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
1 review
“The beacon - just for views!!”
Reviewed 22 October 2013 for a stay in January 2013

Stayed twice. Place is well run by David who is always very helpfull.
It's all about coal fires (plus oil fired heating) and chilling out, and great views. Within 20 m of cliffs and easy coast walk ( 5 mins) to beach at Coldingham.
St Abbs has no pub but the habour is very photogenic with the cliff walks / coast nature reserve to the North.
Buses pick up about every hour 100m up the road.
The place is well fitted out with well stocked kitchen and lots of space in the house.
Expect well kept, don't expect brand new fixtures and fittings but everything is well mainatianed and is just right for kids bouncing arond the place whilst others (grandparents?) are chiling in another room. Great atmopshere, booked again.

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Liked best: Space and views
Liked least: No pub but Coldingham was easy drive or bus / taxi
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
3 Nov 2013
Thank you. Glad you enjoyed your stay at the Beacon, hope to see you again soon
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ron782
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
“fantastic views”
Reviewed 21 October 2013 for a stay in April 2012

if you are looking for a spacious family home with amazing sea views then look no further. If you are looking for a holiday stay with your children or grandchildren and dogs then the Beacon is definitely for you! Just five minutes walk from Coldingham beach and two minutes walk from a small but good park for small children. St Abbs is a really special place to visit We've had some wonderful holidays in St.Abbs and would love to go back.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
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Liked best: The location and size of house
Liked least: kitchen facilities
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
3 Nov 2013
Thank you. Glad you enjoyed your stay at the Beacon. Hope to see you again soon
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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