Southcliff Apartments - About Us


About us



We believe that everyone deserves to feel happy and comfortable in their home, whether that's the place you live in or the place you holiday in. We believe each day is important, how we enjoy it, and the people we enjoy it with, and we believe our environment is so important to feeling relaxed and stress free. So we try to make Southcliff Apartments a place you can breathe a sigh of relief in, and be yourself in from day one. We try to think of the things you have at home that you just couldn't live without (garlic press? oven gloves?), and we add little touches of yester-year at the Geordie seaside to make us smile at memories of days when life was simple. The apartments have been a welcome haven for our guests for many years, and we hope that you will learn to love this beautiful part of the Northumbrian Coast as much as we do. Hands up, we can't promise that the odd little thing might not go wrong, but we can promise to sort things out for you just as soon as possible; so if a kettle does boil it's last cup of tea we'll be there pronto with a replacement. We promise a friendly welcome, and we'll try to do whatever we can to help you enjoy your stay to the full. Because every day and every one is special.



If you stay with us in summer Tom will be here to meet you (if he's not chefing in VIP chalets in the Alps or travelling around Indonesia). Tom loves bringing back hints and tips from his travels, from how to fold towels just right - but no, you won't see any swans - to the importance of the fastest WiFi. Tom has just opened the lovely Boatyard cafe around the corner so you can take a walk along and enjoy brilliant breakfasts, lunch or a tea and scone, and as a Southcliff guest he'll welcome you with 10% off your first visit!


The Apartments

The apartments were originally owned by Jean Davis a friend and neighbour, and we are delighted that some guests have continued to return since, well over 35 years ago. Each apartment is an entire floor of this lovely corner building set in lawned gardens. Alan tends the garden using all natural compost from the kitchen, and it has been planted to encourage butterflies and wildlife. We like to think that we have built on Jean's personal approach to create a caring and welcoming home from home, as well as making improvements inkeeping with both a changing world and a very beautiful old building, gaining a coveted 4 star Gold Award in 2011. We are proud to be the only holiday apartments in the region to have been awarded the Silver Green Tourism award showing our commitment to eco friendly approaches in this local area, and have 'adopted' beautiful Browns Bay in association with the Marine Conservation Society. We enjoy what we do because we care about what we do. That's the difference you will feel when you stay.