Galleries

Art lovers can look to Northumberland for a visual feast of galleries, craft centres and museums showcasing Northumberland’s creative spirit.


Stately homes and castles house a treasure trove of masterpieces. Gaze at paintings by revered artists from Canaletto to Turner and a portrait of the 10th Earl of Northumberland by royal artist Van Dyke at Alnwick Castle. A remarkable collection of Faberge, fine porcelain and jade forms part of the collection at Bamburgh Castle. Wallington Hall’s highlights include original William Morris wallpaper and the intriguing Cabinet of Curiosities packed with weird and wonderful curios from fossils and porcupine fish to Egyptian figures, narwhal tusks and kangaroo paws.

Barter Books in Alnwick is a local tresaure

Barter Books in Alnwick is a local tresaure

Shop for unique mementos of Northumberland or simply stop by to admire local artistic talent. There are original paintings capturing dramatic landscapes and features to browse, hand-crafted jewellery to dazzle and artesan Northumberland textiles to pick up and wrap around.


Look out for studios and galleries in unusual places - Allendale Forge Studios in a former garage, galleries and workshops; tucked into a converted 18th Century farm courtyard at Kirkharle and inside the first purpose-built army barracks since Roman times at Berwick Gymnasium Gallery. There are quirky, independent studios showcasing talented local artists dotted across the county and vibrant pop-up galleries appearing throughout the year in castles, stately homes and outdoor spaces.


Go talent spotting and take a sneak peek into the lives and homes of outstanding artists with Network Artists Northumberland’s annual open studio event, The Art Tour.

Art lovers can look to Northumberland for a visual feast of galleries, craft centres and museums showcasing Northumberland’s creative spirit.


Stately homes and castles house a treasure trove of masterpieces. Gaze at paintings by revered artists from Canaletto to Turner and a portrait of the 10th Earl of Northumberland by royal artist Van Dyke at Alnwick Castle. A remarkable collection of Faberge, fine porcelain and jade forms part of the collection at Bamburgh Castle. Wallington Hall’s highlights include original William Morris wallpaper and the intriguing Cabinet of Curiosities packed with weird and wonderful curios from fossils and porcupine fish to Egyptian figures, narwhal tusks and kangaroo paws.

Barter Books in Alnwick is a local tresaure

Barter Books in Alnwick is a local tresaure

Shop for unique mementos of Northumberland or simply stop by to admire local artistic talent. There are original paintings capturing dramatic landscapes and features to browse, hand-crafted jewellery to dazzle and artesan Northumberland textiles to pick up and wrap around.


Look out for studios and galleries in unusual places - Allendale Forge Studios in a former garage, galleries and workshops; tucked into a converted 18th Century farm courtyard at Kirkharle and inside the first purpose-built army barracks since Roman times at Berwick Gymnasium Gallery. There are quirky, independent studios showcasing talented local artists dotted across the county and vibrant pop-up galleries appearing throughout the year in castles, stately homes and outdoor spaces.


Go talent spotting and take a sneak peek into the lives and homes of outstanding artists with Network Artists Northumberland’s annual open studio event, The Art Tour.

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Inn
Otterburn

First and Last Inn on the Northumberland/Scottish border, situated in the beautiful Rede Valley just 35 miles north of Newcastle, is an ideal base to explore the beautiful and diverse regions of Northumberland and the North East of England.

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Dunstanburgh Castle Summer Evening
Arts & Crafts Shop
Ponteland

Alan Reed specialises in landscapes, cityscapes, portraits, sport and figurative work. Paintings and prints of Northumberland can be seen in his Studio & Gallery.

Painting Classes in Watercolour at Ponteland Memorial Hall Starting July 2014

Painting Holidays in luxury Villa September 2014 and May 2015 in Italy

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Historic sites
Gilsland

Built in one of the most picturesque places in Cumbria, Birdoswald is where you can see the longest continuous stretch of Hadrian's Wall.

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Self Catering
Ponteland

Just 9 miles North West of Newcastle and set in the idyllic surrounding of 200 acres of grass farm, Eland Green Farm provides self catering holiday homes to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. No smokers / dogs.

Outiside Seawinds
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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

Former fisherman's cottage, 200yds from the beach. One double en suite, 1 twin, 2 single rooms. Games room, log fires and garden.

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Bed & Breakfast
Warkworth

An elegant Victorian house with beautiful terraced garden. Spacious and tastefully decorated en suite bedrooms.

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Newbiggin Art Trail
Tours, Tour Guides and Courses
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

A mix of community, historical and modern artworks for visitors to find throughout the town.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Spectacular views come as standard with this 3rd floor (lift provided!) penthouse apartment. Towering over picturesque Budle Bay, No8 The Maltings is open plan with a light and airy feel with a modern, well appointed finish.

Coastguard Watch View
Self Catering
Seahouses

Coastguard Watch is set in a prime location overlooking the harbour in the popular village of Seahouses. It has been recently refurbished to an extremely high standard and offers first class accommodation. If you are looking for a luxurious place to stay with stunning coastal views, Coastguard Watch is the one for you! This is a great place to stay for those wanting to be close to the sea, yet still have the hustle and bustle of harbour life within easy reach.

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Self Catering
Embleton
Luxurious 1 & 2 bedroom barn conversions in the heart of picturesque coastal village. Open fires, modern kitchens and bathrooms. 2 minutes from beach.
Shepherds Hut
Glamping
Blaydon On Tyne

 

This Shepherd’s Hut is ideally situated close to the Derwent Valley – a haven for wildlife and is popular with cyclists, fishermen and dog walkers alike.  Literally just a 2 minute walk away, is the Derwent Country Park which is great for fly fishing particularly salmon and trout. Red Kites are also popular in this area and can often be seen soaring overhead. (There is even a nesting pair in the grounds near the hut). Deer are also frequently seen around the hut at all times of day.

 

Bushcraft Day: Level 1 - Acorn
Family
Hexham

Join the National Trust rangers for an insight into outdoor life. Start your bushcraft journey with a day at Housesteads to gain 'Acorn' status.

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Self Catering
Morpeth

Luxurious, 5 STAR GOLD AWARD renovated former carriage house to the Vicarage. Superbly equipped, 2 en suite bedrooms, jacuzzi, very comfortable beds. Close to Druridge Bay and Alnwick Castle. Hot Tub and a bottle of fizz short breaks available.

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MAGNA CARTA
Shows & Displays

Eustace de Vesci, Lord of Warkworth, was one of the 25 barons who vowed to act as guarantor of the Great Charter, and see that King John observed it.

Bedlington Market Day
Markets
Bedlington
Vulcan Place – Thursday Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 535200 – Stall enquiries: 01386 765403 Please check with Morpeth TIC to confirm dates & times.
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Bed & Breakfast
Wooler

The Hemmel is a comfortable bed and breakfast in a newly converted barn. The building has been sympathetically converted to a high standard providing comfortable accommodation with modern amenities whilst retaining its charm and character.

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Fernie 1
Self Catering
Mindrum

A superb six bedroom property perfect for outdoor pursuits in an outstanding setting with wonderful views over rolling farmland to the Cheviot Hills. Bring family, friends, dogs and even your own horse!  

 
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Museums and galleries
Kielder

Tower Knowe will be re-opening on the 29th March time  10 - 4pm. Tower Knowe, the gateway centre to Kielder Water & Forest Park, is an ideal location to orientate yourself and find out what you can do and where. Interactive exhibition, Cafe on the water, gift shop, ferry rides around the lake and fishing.

CLASSIC CARS
Shows & Displays

A wide array of classic cars on display with models ranging from the 1920s to the 1970s
Ponteland Market Day
Markets
Ponteland
Merton Way – Every 4th Friday of the month Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 535200 – Stall enquiries: 0845 6006400. Please contact Morpeth TIC to confirm dates & times.
Nautical Bedroom
Book: LateRooms
Bed & Breakfast
Seahouses

Westfield Farmhouse offers comfortable bedroom accommodation and a traditional AGA cooked farmhouse breakfast. Situated on Cycle route 1, cycle storage is available. Ideal base to explore North Northumberland Coast.

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Cottages in Northumberland
Self Catering Agency
Jesmond

Cottages in Northumberland has a wide selection of self catering holiday cottages in both coastal and country locations across the Northumberland area. We have something for everyone from romantic boltholes to family friendly cottages plus a great choice of dog friendly properties! 

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Self Catering
Amble

These 19thC stone built properties, lie in peaceful area near the harbour and restored pier. Explore Northumberland's beautiful countryside and varied attractions.

Bond - An Unauthorised Parody
Theatre
Bedlington

Bond is back… older but still wisecracking… Following recent performances in the Edinburgh Fringe, USA, Russia and Australia, Gavin Robertson focuses his attention on the Bond phenomenon in his latest physical cartoon style adventure.

Barn Close Outside
Self Catering
Chathill

Located at Tughall Steads, a quiet hamlet situated on an organic coastal farm, Barn Close is a luxury property in a tranquil and peaceful area, yet only a short drive (or cycle!) to the beaches of Seahouses, Beadnell and Bamburgh.

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Self Catering
Haltwhistle

Comfortable cottages on working stock farm where children are encouraged to have hands-on experience. Beautiful walks in Pennine countryside.

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Finding The Will - Double Bill
Theatre
Wark

In this double bill, Finding the Will start where Shakespeare left off and explore what might’ve happened next in two of his best know plays. They aim to show that Shakespeare wrote cracking good stories that are as relevant now as they were 400 years ago.

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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed
An outstanding Victorian house with original oak doors and staircase, and many other original features, 2 minutes to the station and the town centre.
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Ian Sherwood
Music
Craster

Award-winning Canadian musician and songwriter Ian Sherwood mixes catchy melodies and heart-breaking stories with intricate guitar loops, saxophones and pop, rock and jazz grooves to create his unique brand of folk/pop music.

Madagascar Weekend
Family

Come along and learn about all the Madagascan species we have here at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens.

Heritage Centre at Bellingham
Museums and galleries
Bellingham

A unique exhibition reflecting the history and traditions of the North Tyne Valley and Redesdale, including Border Counties Railway, Border Reivers, farming, photography and mining, along with the New Carriages exhibition space and tea rooms

Sled Dog Racing
Outdoor Event

The Sled Dog Association of Scotland CSJ Championship Series will take place at Ford West Woods (access from A697 at Milfield - signposted to Kimmerston) on 7th & 8th March. This is an exciting spectator sport - well worth a visit.
Chesters Roman Fort - Hadrians Wall
Historic sites
Chollerford

Chesters is the place to relax on Hadrian's Wall, mainly because it is home to one of the best preserved Roman bathhouses in Britain. The tranquil riverside fot is a popular spot for families. Children love crawling through and exploring the nooks and crannies of the bathhouse.

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Kirkley Hall Wedding Fair
Exhibition

Join us for our wedding fair when Kirkley Hall will be looking its very best dressed for a wedding and our team of wedding coordinators will be on hand to answer any questions about our venue, brochure & exceptional packages. We have also specially s
Outside The Goose Barn
Self Catering
Haltwhistle

The Goose Barn is a two bedroom, two bathroom converted barn on a small working farm in the Northumberland National Park. Less than a mile from the National Trail and awarded ‘Four Star Gold’ in Spring 2011.

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Nicola Farnon Trio
Music
Alnwick

Nicola Farnon (vocals/double bass), Piero Tucci (piano and sax), Phil Johnson (drums). With Nicola’s trio you get a lot of musical talent that manages to pack a mighty punch for a seemingly small outfit.

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Tours, Tour Guides and Courses
Belford

We'll take you out and about in Northumberland on some great circular guided walks and hikes in the north of this remarkable County in North East England; all you need to do is choose your walk, book your place(s) and get to the start point; we'll do the guiding. Northumberland offers the best walking country in England, join us and find out why. You'll discover so much more, you'll go further and never get lost, take a guide, you'll be glad you did.

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The Granary lounge
Self Catering
Rothbury

With an exceptionally warm welcome in a pet-friendly cottage you can stay in this fantastic character property on the National Trust's Cragside Estate.

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Hotel
Slaley

Former Edwardian mansion, set in 1,000 acres. Two international championship standard golf courses, 20m swimming-pool, health and beauty spa and outdoor pursuits.

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Caravan & Camping
Seahouses

Arguably Northumberland’s most scenic site. With great views across rolling countryside towards the sea and Farne Islands and with Bamburgh Castle to the north and the Cheviot Hills to the west, Springhill’s 50-pitch camping/caravan site and wigwams

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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Corbridge
The Dyvels menu displays dishes which are traditional and homemade using fresh, local produce wherever possible. A ‘must try’ favourite is our sausage and mustard mash! The Dyvel’s Inn provides the ideal dining setting for a delicous, relaxing meal.
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Self Catering
Alnwick

Traditional Edwardian stone-built terraced townhouse in a quiet, highly sought after location within 8 minutes walking distance of Alnwick town centre. Visit England Five Stars & Gold Award 2009 to March 2015 inclusive.

 THEATRE – JANE EYRE
Shows & Displays

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them, can Jane and Roche
Outside the Duke of Wellington Inn near Corbridge
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Stocksfield

The food provides traditional British comfort eating to an exceptional standard and makes use of local, seasonal ingredients. A comprehensive range of beers and ales compliments an extensive wine list.

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Oil Mill Lane Apartments Lounge
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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Superbly comfortable, well equipped ground floor flat. Courtyard garden Sundeck. Quiet residential area. Only 5 minutes walk from all amenities, ramparts, river beach and golf course. Owner lives in the above 1st floor apartment.
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Cannon and castle
Historic sites
Chillingham
In the heart of Northumberland, a medieval castle with stunning views of formal gardens and the Cheviot Hills. Perfect for architectural and naturalist/historical enthusiasts or anyone looking for an unforgettable holiday.
View of Bywell Hall
Historic sites
Stocksfield

Bywell Hall is a privately owned family home which is open to the public. It boasts many beautiful paintings, antique furniture and artefacts - all of which can be viewed. Your tour comes with a guide who will be able to tell you the history of the house and the family.

Holy Cross
Church
Haltwhistle

Beautiful ancient church with fabulous stained glass.

Garden at Shepherds Cottage
Book online
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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Six cottages tastefully furnished on riverside farm. Hard surface tennis court, fishing on River Tweed, beautiful walks. Three miles to town centre, 6 miles to beautiful beaches.

Father's Day at Kirkley Hall Zoo
Family

Free entry for dads to Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

 MEDIEVAL ST GEORGE’S DAY
Shows & Displays

Make way for the pageant of St George. Join the medieval townsfolk, musicians and nobles as they celebrate St George’s day with combat displays and a mummers play.

All Saints at Ryal
Church
Ryal

A simple but beautiful little country church, with some ancient Norman gravestones embedded in the wall.

The Fisherman's Kitchen
Delicatessen & Farm Shop
Seahouses

Swallowfish Ltd is an award winning family run business based in the Northumbrian seaside village of Seahouses, where we smoke fish and shellfish in our Traditional 19th century smokehouses.

Boy in the winding house
Shows & Displays

Free demonstrations of the winding gear in the last Victorian engine house in Northumberland. Every Saturday and Sunday 11:30am and 3pm.

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Bed & Breakfast
Corbridge

Welcome to Peartree House -the Bed and Breakfast that doesn't cost the earth, where sustainable tourism comes second only to the comfort of our guests.  Our recently refurbished B&B is a five minute walk from the centre of the village with its restaurants, tea rooms and pubs.  We offer two en-suite guest bedrooms and high quality, locally sourced, full breakfasts. November 2014: Quality in Tourism  have just given us a breakfast ward!

The Corstopitum Roman site is also a five minute walk.  We have facilities for walkers and cyclists and are on the Hadrian's cycle route and 1.5 mile from the Hadrian's walk route.

Alternatively, why not come to stay with us for a relaxing break - browsing the unique village shops or a leisurely riverside stroll.

Hexham is 4 miles away, Newcastle 18 miles and Newcastle Airport 15 miles. For wedding guests looking for comfortable accommodation we are a short taxi ride from Slaley Hall, Matfen Hall and High House Brewery.

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With Cruel Times In Between
Music
Hexham

A lyrical and beautiful portrait of Newfoundland culture as painted by the rhythmic writings of one of their best loved poets, Al Pittman.

Junior Zoo School
Wildlife events

If you fancy yourself as a future zoo keeper, come along to our Junior Zoo Schools - a must for any animal enthusiast!

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Bed & Breakfast
Amble

House with panoramic views of Warkworth Castle and the coast, seen from room balcony. The house overlooks the harbour.

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Titan the Robot
Family

Intergalactic superstar Titan the Robot will touch down in The Alnwick Garden to provide some of the best comedic, theatrical and musical performances of this solar system.

Holy Trinity at Horsley
Church
Horsley

Built in 1844 by 2nd Lord Redesdale - architects J & B Green. Important estate church with strong links to the Mitford family.

Brick Planet
Exhibition

Explore the incredible Brick Planet exhibition and marvel at miniature wonders from around the world recreated in LEGO® bricks.

 

Cosy and welcoming
Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Bellingham

Open 7 days a week.

A lovely friendly cafe & tea room located in the centre of Bellingham, offering delicious home cooked food at reasonable prices. Serving breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas.  We serve delicious fish & chips every Friday - takeaway till 7.00 p.m. 

Ample car parking and disabled access. Pop in and see us we're a friendly bunch, offering good customer service, a friendly environment and yummy food.  Ideally located for a stroll up Hareshaw Linn or a walk along the river

 SPOOKY FUN
Family

This Halloween half term join us for frightening fun, with have-a-go creepy crafts and activities. Fearless souls required for a thrilling family adventure. Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as you come face to face with the dark side of child
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman in Concer
Music & Dance
Seahouses

The House-concert series at St Cuthbert's House gives you the chance to see and hear world-class musicians at very close quarters, in an intimate setting. This month we have 'folk royalty' Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

Eclipses
Star gazing events

Portent of doom or just an amazing spectacle? Find out more about these amazing natural events. • This event is a mix of indoor presentations and outdoor evening sky observations, weather permitting! • Ideal for families with kids 8 years and
Mill Garden
Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Otterburn
Welcome to Otterburn Mill in the heart of Wild Redesdale in Northumberland. Famous for the Otterburn Pram and Cot Rugs, we also sell a wide range of traditional clothing and have established ourselves as outdoor clothing specialists.
Backpacking
Birdwatching
Kielder
What better way to explore the great outdoors than on foot? With over 600 square kilometres of forest and 27 miles of shoreline to choose from, Kielder Water & Forest Park is perfect for walking and hiking holidays or family days out.
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Welcome to Spylaw Farm
Self Catering
Chatton

Approached along a tree lined road in lush Northumbrian countryside, this rural retreat offers restful, relaxed luxury accommodation, sleeping up to 8, in an idyllic, rural setting. Nestled in a beautiful small development of traditional farm cottages in 4 acres of mature grounds.  Perfect for exploring unspoilt beaches, historic sites and local attractions. Beaches within 7 miles and golf courses within 4 miles. Lots of farm produce is available during your stay and breakfasts, and Spylaw suppers are available to ensure you have a very relaxing break. The villages of Chatton with it's shop/PO, pub and trout fishery is 2 miles away, Belford, and Wooler within 4 miles.  Berwick and Alnwick are within 15 miles.

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Outside Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum
Museums and galleries
Morpeth
Set in a 13thC church building, this unusual museum specialises in the history and development of Northumbrian small pipes and their music.
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Cuthbert's Cross
Historic sites
Alnmouth

Said to be the location where St Cuthbert agreed to become Bishop of Lindisfarne when petitioned by the king.

The Vikings are coming
Family

Vikings invades the castle to show us what life was like with a tented camp, talks and demonstrations

Heated Outdoor Pool
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Caravan & Camping
Bamburgh

Self-contained touring park. Fully-serviced modern Rose Award winning holiday homes for hire. Park offers views of Holy Island and Bamburgh Castle. Sale lodges available.

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Norsesome
Theatre
Morpeth

Following on from the success of ‘Unmythable’, award winning Temple Theatre are back with another mad-cap show. From the adventures of Thor to the outrageous pranks of Loki, every story from Norse mythology is packed into this unforgettable hour.

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Self Catering
Gilsland

Luxury self catering accommodation for up to 8 people near Gilsland in stunning countryside near Hadrian's Wall and Haltwhistle in Northumberland National Park and near Brampton in Cumbria.

St Cuthbert's Church, Corsenside
Church
Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Now a grade II listed building, Corsenside Church was built to shelter St Cuthbert's coffin over 1000 years ago.

2014 Run Bike Run 4
Book online
Sporting Event

Britain's 'most beautiful' marathon is back! The course which encircles the shore line of Kielder Water will attract thousands of runners and spectators. Kielder Run Bike Run will be on 3rd October 2015.

ALC Aquafit
Sport and Leisure
Ashington

Ashington Leisure Centre has 2 swimming pools, a gym, sportshall, squash courts and a full range of fitness classes

Church View Garden
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Self Catering
Seahouses

Church View is a delightful, four bedroom self catering cottage which can be found in the quieter area of Seahouses but still within easy walking distance of the village centre and harbour.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Godetia is a newly decorated, detached bungalow in the coastal fishing village of Seahouses, and set within a 2 minute walk of the village centre. A large enclosed garden with patio furniture, great for sitting out on a sunny day, and peace of mind when holidaying with children.

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Hostel
Rothbury

A one-stop shop for enjoying Northumberland New bunkhouse (28 beds) Washing / drying facilities Café Cycle storage Cycle hire Outdoor activities Wi-Fi

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Sport and Leisure
Prudhoe
Leisure pool incorporating wave machine, 40m aqua slide, spa pool and other water features, fitness gym, fitness studio, soft play area, creche and bowling green.
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Self Catering
Beadnell

Set in the picturesque coastal village of Beadnell, This ground floor, newly built 4 star self catering holiday home is perfectly designed for couples looking to retreat to the famous Northumberland countryside.

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Caravan & Camping
Belford

Family run 5 star static, touring and camping park with CaSSOA Gold Star rated indoor and outdoor storage facility. Awarded Campsite of the Year North East 2014

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Self Catering
Alnwick

Apple Pie Cottage overlooks the village green within the centre of the pretty Northumberland village of Chatton which is about 18 miles on the road from Alnwick between Wooler and Bamburgh.

The View from April Cottage of Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island
Self Catering
Middleton

April Cottage is a lovely stone cottage recently renovated to an extremely high standard offering an excellent combination of traditional and contemporary design; ensuring guests have an outstanding level of self catering accommodation. The views from the windows offer guests a real WOW factor with spectacular views of open countryside towards the stunning Northumberland coastline (AONB) with Bamburgh Castle and Holy Island in view.  Set in a picturesque location, you are ideally situated with a host of Northumberland attractions close by.

The Clennell Colossus
Sporting Event
Alwinton

A 44 Mile Cross Country Mountain Bike Challenge Sunday 14th June 2015 – Entries open via British Cycling now!

Outside Sunny Midwood
Book online
Self Catering
Alnwick

***Please see our October 2013 Special Offer***

Midwood Lodge and Cottage, are beautiful detached holiday cottages in the village of Alnmouth, nr Alnwick, just a 5 minute walk to the beach.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Breakers is a brand new 5 star self catering property situated at Glororum, a small hamlet 1 mile from Bamburgh. Tastefully decorated and boasting modern facilities throughout, the property makes for a relaxing environment, with views of Bamburgh Castle to the east and a large west facing balcony overlooking the countryside stretching to views of the Cheviot Hills.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Grey Heron Lodge is a cosy, newly constructed log cabin with every comfort included to make for a relaxing stay. Set literally yards off the sandy grassed dunes of Budle Bay, with a privately owned sandy beach for all guests to enjoy, you can sit at peace within an area of outstanding natural beauty and watch the day go by and not see another soul.

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Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

Traditional fisherman's cottage overlooking the North Sea in a working fishing village. Easy access. Prices start from £30

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Bed & Breakfast
Warkworth
A warm welcome awaits guests at Westrigg. We are situated on the outskirts of the beautiful historic village of Warkworth, a short 2 minute drive or 10 minute walk away from the imposing Mediaeval castle towering over the village centre.
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KNIGHTS’ TOURNAMENT
Family

Marvel at our noble knights as they take on the ultimate medieval contest. Swords will be wielded, archery skills tested and helmets battered. Soak up the sights and sounds of the encampments and laugh out loud at our silly jester.
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Self Catering
Chillingham
In the heart of Northumberland, a medieval castle with stunning views of formal gardens and Cheviot Hills. Perfect for architectural and naturalist/historical enthusiast or anyone looking for an unforgettable holiday.
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Self Catering
Beadnell

Located in the heart of Beadnell, The Cottage is one of the oldest dwellings within the village. Old world features and charm mix with contemporary 4 star modern comforts to create a wonderful base for a break.

Alnmouth
Self Catering
Alnmouth

Built around 1840, this lovely sandstone, 3 storey cottage has a warm & welcoming feel. It is beautifully appointed and comfortably sleeps 7 guests.

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Self Catering
Stonehaugh

Recently renovated and again improved in 2014 with Double Glazing, 3 bedroom self catering wooden cabin, located in Stonehaugh, the heart of Northumberland National Park in Kielder Forest.

Our Streets
Exhibition

A celebration of the hugely successful 3 year programme of community activity in the Alnwick area involving schools, streets and all kinds of community groups-all kindly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The output on show include film
Doxford Hall
Outdoor Event
Alnwick

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.

Welcome to Belsay Hall Castle and Gardens
Historic sites
Belsay

With so much to see and do, a trip to Belsay is one of the best value family days out in North East England. Stunning gardens, beautiful architecture and magnificent views all in one

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Heather
Glamping
Bellingham

Welcome to Hesleyside Shepherds Huts, luxury camping within the breath-taking grounds of historic Hesleyside Hall and in the heart of the Northumberland National Park and in the Dark Sky reserve.

Nestled in their own oak copse in the private parkland of Hesleyside, our Shepherds huts are cleverly designed and beautifully decorated providing 5 star comfort and luxury alongside unprecedented access to the surrounding natural beauty of the Estate.

Prices from £80 night.

 

Outside RNLI Grace Darling Museum
Museums and galleries
Bamburgh
A museum dedicated to Grace Darling and her family, as well as all those who Save Lives at Sea.
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Morpeth Market Day
Markets
Morpeth
Morpeth Market Place – Wednesday Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 535200 – Stall enquiries: 0845 6006400. Please contact Morpeth TIC to confirm dates & times.
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Self Catering
Bamburgh

 The Granary is an outstanding, light and spacious farmhouse style cottage with beautiful landscaped gardens enclosed by stone walls. The Granary has only just been refurbished to a very high standard and offers guests a luxurious place to stay with plenty of space and lots of lovely features including exposed beams and a real open fire. It is also ideally situated less than a mile away from Bamburgh village so both beach and shops are within easy reach.

ROMAN CAVALRY EASTER EXPLORERS
Family

It's time to get clue-cracking. Find characters from the past to help you solve the challenge and seek out your chocolate reward in the grounds of Chesters Roman Fort.

Coffee
Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Morpeth

The Ice Bar ice cream parlour offers a wide range of Italian style, award winning ice cream made from Jersey milk.

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Barn at Beal interior
Restaurant
Beal
Excellent coffee shop and restaurant with magnificent views over the shores of Holy Island. At the Barn at Beal, we source the very best of food and drink from Northumberland for our customers, bringing you truly local at it's freshest.
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Nicola Farnon Trio
Music
Haltwhistle

Nicola Farnon (vocals/double bass), Piero Tucci (piano and sax), Phil Johnson (drums). With Nicola’s trio you get a lot of musical talent that manages to pack a mighty punch for a seemingly small outfit.

Outside Lindisfarne Priory
Historic sites
Holy Island

Experience the serenity of Lindisfarne Priory, cut off from the world on the beautiful Holy Island. Take in panoramic views of the Northumbrian coast, unpack a picnic in the priory grounds, and take a break from the hustle and bustle of life.

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Boathouse cottage and river
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Self Catering
Norham

Riverside cottage by Tweed, well equipped, sleeps 2-7, rural setting, 0.7 miles village and shops. Own garden, 2 bathrooms.

Walkers approaching Dunstanburgh Castle
Tours, Tour Guides and Courses
Heddon-on-the-Wall

Contours Walking Holidays are the specialists in self-guided walking holidays in the UK. Whether you wish to follow in the footsteps of Roman Legionnaires along Hadrian’s Wall, trace the route of cattle drovers in Scotland or climb the mountains of the Lake District, our unrivalled range of walking holidays are the perfect way to explore the countryside at your own pace. 

With carefully selected accommodation, door-to-door luggage transfers, maps, guidebooks and emergency support, we take care of every little detail, leaving you free to enjoy a relaxing, worry-free holiday with spectacular scenery.

 

Bunny & Chicks Weekend
Family

Come and meet our bunnies and guinea pigs along with some fluffy chicks all warm and cosy in our PETALZ barn

Kitchen
Self Catering
Bamburgh

Barn Cottage is a highly impressive, superbly converted stone barn which provides ample living space and 5 star self catering accommodation in a quiet rural location for larger groups or extended families.

Fishing at Kielder Water and Forest Park and Fontburn
Fishing
Kielder

Northumbrian Water trout fisheries in the north east of England has built up a well deserved reputation for offering top quality fishing.

Wallington
Shows & Displays

Admire a selection of post-vintage and classic cars in the beautiful setting of Wallington courtyard.

Mountain Training Hill Skills Courses
Exterior
Self Catering
Belford

A charming stone built cottage beautifully set in the heart of the unspoilt Northumbrian countryside, Spindlestone cottage is comfortable, full of old charm and surrounded by sprawling gardens. 

ARCHAEOLOGY DETECTIVES
Family

Mini detectives can dig for clues from our giant sandpit. What could they mean and what do they tell you about Roman Britain?

Ashington Market Day
Markets
Ashington
John Street – Tuesday Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 535200 – Stall enquiries: 0845 6006400 Please check with Morpeth TIC to confirm dates & times.
Beer Fest 2013
Food event

The annual Berwick Food and Beer Festival is back on 4th-6th September 2015. 

The Beer Festival opens 12noon on Friday 4th, and the Food Festival opens 10am on Saturday 5th. Now in its eighth year, the event attracts thousands of visitors from around the UK.

Snowy Castle
Historic sites
Holy Island

Iconic Tudor Fort converted into an intimate holiday home in 1903 for Edward Hudson by architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. With charming Gertrude Jekyll walled garden and stunning coastal views to Bamburgh and the Farne Islands - an unusual holiday home by the sea.

 Please check our website for opening times and causeway safe crossing times http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lindisfarne-castle/

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Live Music - Salthouse
Music & Dance

Acoustic four-piece Salt House is the meeting of four distinct musical minds on the Scottish scene. Their highly current sound is earthy, deep-rooted, yet eagerly progressive, built from grassroots folk with contemporary influences. 2013

Mother's Day carvery
Food event

Treat your mum to a delicious homemade 4-course carvery lunch this Mother's Day in the beautiful surroundings of Kirkley Hall.

Dawn Chorus Walk
Guided Walk/Tours

Traditional early-morning Dawn Chorus walk on the beautiful Ford & Etal Estates, with the North Northumberland Bird Club.   

Red squirrel
Wildlife events
Kielder

: Join us for a short stroll along the Beeches trail. Look for signs of red squirrels
PoSHHuts
Glamping
Falstone

Gloriously glamorous shepherds huts in a beautiful and private rural setting in the heart of Northumberland National Park and next to Kielder Water.

A short drive to Kielder Observatory for stargazing, or a step outside your PoSHHut and you're in a natural paradise!

Exterior
Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

Situated within 100 yards of the Beach, and with stunning rolling countryside all around, Cornflower Cottage, brand new as of November 2011, is a wonderfully appointed 4 star self catering property in a location that is hard to beat… 

Bunkhouse
Self Catering
Kielder

Tarset Tor Bunkhouse and Bothies are located in the Northumberland National Park.  Offering versatile, eco-friendly, self-catering accommodation.

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Etal Show
Shows & Displays

 Commonly known to locals as "Etal Flower Show", or even just "The Show", this traditional event is now held every year on the first Sunday in September. It takes place in a large marquee, opposite the Tillside cricket pitch. The marquee is set out with tables and display boards, which exhibit the entries in over 150 different competitive classes: Vegetables, fruits, flowers, baking, jams and preserves, needlework, handicrafts, photography, dressed walking sticks and children's section.  As well as the competitive classes there are craft stalls, refreshments, beer tent, carousel, bouncy castle, pony rides, companion dog show, archery, dog agility, car boot sale and more!

CHRISTMAS CHOIRS
Music & Dance

Performance starts at 2pm Enjoy some seasonal festive singing in the Library at Belsay. Please dress warmly the Hall is unheated.
The Old Granary
Self Catering
Seahouses

Quirky, comfortable cottage in Seahouses to sleep 4, short breaks a speciality, dogs welcome at no extra charge, unlimited WiFi, just a few minutes walk from the harbour

Sunday Carvery at Kirkley Hall
Food event

Enjoy a delicious four course homemade carvery lunch with family and friends in the beautiful surroundings of Kirkley Hall.

DAD’S ROMAN ARMY
Family

This Father’s Day, dads and kids can practice Roman military drills at this amazing historic attraction located in Hadrian’s Wall Country.

Children In The Pool
Sport and Leisure
Rothbury
Rothbury Pool and Gym has a traditional style pool available for general swimming, aquafit, lessons and parties with fantastic views over Coquetdale. New fitness centre with over twenty pieces of Life Fitness Equipment.
Performance at Carlisle Park
Garden
Morpeth
The William Turner Garden, formal gardens and historic architectural remains. Riverside and woodland walks, aviary, tennis courts, bowling greens, paddling pool and boating.
Exterior
Self Catering
Wooler

The property provides comfortable accommodation for up to 4 guests and makes an ideal retreat for walkers and cyclists with a host of scenic trails close by.

Newt Cottage at Hunting Hall
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Self Catering
Beal

Discover a holiday to treasure at Hunting Hall Farms very special, award-winning, green holiday cottages. Tucked away near Holy Island, these picture-postcard stone cottages stand in beautiful country gardens.

Arial View of Hexham Abbey
Church
Hexham

Situated in the heart of the market town of Hexham, Hexham Abbey is one of the most-visited free attractions in the North East and has a new visitor centre, an interactive exhibition, cafe, and shop.

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Garden
Self Catering
Beadnell

Newly refurbished and fresh to the holiday market… Sand Haven is a 2 bedroom, pet friendly property that is situated close to the beach (5 minute walk – buckets and spades provided!) in the village of Beadnell.

Garden
Self Catering
Beadnell

Burn’s Retreat is a fantastic property based within the ever popular coastal village of Beadnell. Burn’s Retreat has a lovely enclosed garden which acts as a breeze free sun trap throughout the summer months.

Manor House
Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Welcome to the Manor House in the small Hamlet of Fenwick where it has nestled since 1755.  You will receive the warmest welcome from Lynn and Steve and can look forward to comfortable rooms and a hearty breakfast of locally sourced food. Evening meals and packed lunches are also available.

We are situated right on St Cuthberts Way, three miles from Holy Island and close to many other attractions and places of interest including Berwick-Upon-Tweed.

 

 

 

Holy Trinity at Matfen
Churchyard/Burial Ground
Matfen

A beautiful 19th-century church with a fine spire, a lovely atmosphere and a beautiful churchyard.

Sunny Day at Ingram
Church
Alnwick

A beautiful church set in a large rural churchyard, an ideal place for quiet meditation.

Garden
Self Catering
Beadnell

Located on Beadnell’s Harbour Road, this freshly refurbished 4 star sea front self catering property has a light and airy beach house feel along with a lovely enclosed west facing garden to enjoy the sun.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Cosy Cottage is a newly refurbished cottage. This 3 star self catering property is situated in the quieter area of Seahouses. Placed within a 2 minute walk of the harbour and village centre, the action is close, but the setting still peaceful. A lovely little patio planted with pretty flowers in the back garden is ideal for sitting in the sun whilst dining or socialising.

Krista Detor in Concert
Music & Dance
Seahouses

The House-concert series at St Cuthbert's House gives you the chance to see and hear world-class musicians at very close quarters, in an intimate setting. This month we welcome back Krista Detor and her band.

Lindisfarne
Book online
Self Catering
Beal

Welcome to Lindisfarne and Budle Bay Holiday Cottages your perfect choice for a luxury self catering cottage holiday in Northumberland. Choose from 2 outstanding coastal locations: close to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne or at Budle Bay, Bamburgh

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Bed & Breakfast
Seahouses

The Beach House is praised for its relaxed and stress-free atmosphere, which the owners, Malcolm and Hazel, have striven to create. The Beach House is positioned a 5 mins walk away from the busy Village overlooks the Sea with the Farne Islands

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Lounge
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Self Catering
Warkworth
Located in the picturesque and historic village of Warkworth, the Garden Apartment is open plan studio style, contemporarily decorated and incorporating a comfortable sitting area, well equipped kitchenette and wet room style bathroom.
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Lounge
Self Catering
Bamburgh
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Self Catering
Slaley

The cottage, set on a small working farm, has 3 en suite bedrooms - one with wheelchair access. The living area leads to a patio garden.

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Vallum Farm Bread
Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Matfen

Dubbed “The River Cottage of the North” by Luxe magazine (2013), and renowned as the place to find the traditional tastes of Hadrian’s Wall country, Vallum is a unique and growing community of artisans whose produce is enjoyed by visitors from all over the country.

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EASTER ADVENTURE QUEST
Outdoor Event

Adventurers wanted this Easter weekend! Join our quest, meet characters from the past and crack the clues as you explore Belsay. Rise to the challenge and you’ll reap a chocolate reward. It's time to get hands-on with history.
April Cottage - Exterior
Self Catering
Beadnell

April Cottage is a beautiful and spacious cottage located in the coastal village of Beadnell, close to all the village amenities. It is a dormer bungalow that comfortably sleeps up to 8 guests and can be rented as either a 4 or 2 bedroom holiday cottage. Please ask for more details.

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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

A lovely holiday hideaway situated at High Newton Farm. Foxgloves is a spacious 3 bedroom property that benefits from being in peaceful surroundings as well as having a sandy, secluded beach with a 2 minute walk of the front door.

 MRS BEETON’S VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS
Family

Performances at 11am, 1pm and 3pmBelsay Hall, Castle & Gardens Belsay’s own Mrs Beeton will show you the ropes in the kitchen, giving you hints and tips for Christmas.

Exterior
Self Catering
Alnmouth

Blinkbonny is a charming semi-detached property well positioned within the heart of the ever popular coastal village of Alnmouth.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Friars Farm is a 5 star self catering cottage located just outside the centre of Bamburgh but still within a short and easy walk of all the amenities, Bamburgh Castle and the beautiful beach that’s on offer.

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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

Part of a collection of properties at Link House Farm and located within yards of the dunes and golden sands of Beadnell Bay this 4 star self catering accommodate up to 8 guests over 4 bedrooms.

Aln Valley Cottages
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Self Catering
Alnwick

Two romantic cottages with four poster beds, situated in the idyllic Vale of Whittingham, on the fringe of Northumberland National Park, and close to Alnwick and the stunning beaches and iconic castles of the Northumbrian Coast.

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Aquatics Weekend
Family

Come and see a range of fish, turtles and amphibians and learn about how to care for and look after ornamental fish. 

Wagtail
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Self Catering
Bamburgh
Warm, attractive, well-equipped 4* cottages in unspoilt countryside near beaches and cycling routes. Each with separate garden. Also The Ducket, our beautiful 5* 18th century stone tower overlooking Holy Island. Wi-fi in all our accommodation.
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Afternoon Tea at Kirkley Hall
Food event

Join us at the beautiful Kirkley Hall for our Traditional Afternoon Tea whilst listening to Mark Deeks perform live on the piano. 

Barley Hill Cottage
Self Catering
Cornhill-on-Tweed

A perfect rural retreat with “a view to die for" over the Bowmont Valley. Stunning two bedroom, south-facing cottage set amidst the outstanding beauty of the Northumberland National Park.  Perfectly placed for walking, mountain biking, riding and exploring the great outdoors.  Dogs welcome.

 

 
BAND SUNDAYS – MUSIC THROUGH THE AGES
Music & Dance

Each week join us at Belsay Hall and listen to live bands playing outside in a beautiful setting. An ideal way to enjoy some superb music, with a different period of history explored each week. Please feel free to bring your own deck chairs or rugs.
Table view from Bamburgh Castle Inn
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Seahouses
Delicious home cooked food with a wow factor means eating at the Bamburgh Castle Inn is a recipe for success. We’re open daily for morning coffee, lunch and dinner. Our award winning chefs cater for everyone’s tastes with quality food cooked to order
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Poppy patio
Self Catering
Alnwick

Just behind the golden sands of Beadnell Bay and set within the tranquil surrounds and sounds of the countryside (brand new as of September 2011) this 4 star self catering property makes it easy to unwind and relax.

Hexham Farmers Market
Markets
Hexham
Hexham farmers market was judged to be the best farmers market in the North 2008 and is located in the market place of the finest market town in England. The attractive setting is enhanced by the vibrant market and exciting selection of local produce
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Museums and galleries
Haltwhistle

Lying in magnificent countryside next to a sweeping section of Hadrian's Wall and based at the site of Carvoran Roman Fort, the Roman Army Museum is an authentic and dramatic tribute to Rome’s extraordinary military legacy. Step into the life of a Roman soldier and experience life on the front line of Emperor Hadrian’s formidable British frontier. Explored through reconstructions, objects excavated along Hadrian's Wall and the Vindolanda Trust’s inspiring interpretations of army life including the exclusive 3D Edge of Empire film, the museum pays unforgettable homage to Rome's military accomplishments in Britain.

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Climbing at Crag Lough, Hadrian's Wall
Outdoor Event
Hexham

Try rock climbing at the atmospheric Crag Lough just below Hadrian's Wall and get a real feel for this fantastic outdoor sport.

Lounge
Self Catering
Bellingham

Cosy stone house and separate compact studio apartment in village centre. Ideal for walkers. Close to Kielder, Hadrian's Wall and Borders. Cottage sleeps 4 and apartment sleeps 2. Ideal for walking, golf, cycling and fishing.

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Self Catering
Lucker

Roe Deer is a newly finished property that has been carefully thought-out in design to make the ideal 4 star self catering retreat located within Lucker, a small village 3 miles from Bamburgh.

The Spirit of Twyne
Exhibition

Artists working all near the Tweed and Tyne producing work in a variety of media and styles with the common element of fibre and stitch. This exhibition is a retrospective containing many of their most widely known works , plus some excit
Inside Juliet Cottage
Self Catering
Alnwick

Charming comfortably furnished, well-equipped stone cottage situated in the heart of Alnwick.

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The Boatside Inn at Warden
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Hexham
A welcoming country pub offering traditional Sunday lunch, full restaurant menu and bar meals. Meals are served in the restaurant or bar with its log fire, or on sunny summer days in the beer garden.
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Elizabethan Fortifications
Historic sites
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick's town walls are its most famous piece of architecture and still stand strong today, hundreds of years after they were built.

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Harbour View Cottage
Self Catering
Craster

Harbour View is a stone built cottage in one of the most picturesque locations, right on the harbour at Craster with great views from the front overlooking the small harbour and out to sea. The cottage is ideal for a family of four or friends looking to explore this magnificent coastline and surrounding coastal villages.

Haydon Old Church
Church
Haydon Bridge

Dedicated to St Cuthbert, this church is a hidden gem with amazing views over the tyne valley. It is said said to be oneof the many resting places of St Cuthbert's bones.

Beautiful Day at St Michael's
Church
Ford

A church in a magnificent setting with a fine view of the Cheviot and Flodden hill from the porch. The building dates from the 13th century and has always been closely associated with Ford Castle and whoever owned it.

Once Brewed
Star gazing events

A family fun session with space-inspired activities. • This event is a mix of indoor presentations and outdoor evening sky observations, weather permitting! • Ideal for families with kids 8 years and older. • Please wear warm clothes and sho
Haydon Bridge Beer Festival
Outdoor Event

The 6th Haydon Bridge Beer Festival, featuring 40 local beers & ciders, world wines, live music, local food, all in aid of worthy causes.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Seb's Sea House (formerly known as Eridon Cottage) is a 4 star self catering cottage built in traditional fisherman style with a stylish and well-finished modern interior. The cottage is situated in the popular, quieter part of Seahouses and is just a ten-minute stroll to the harbour.

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Bed & Breakfast
Haltwhistle

High quality en-suite accommodation. Fresh local food, interesting wine list, real log fires and a true Northumbrian welcome.

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Steward's House 1
Self Catering
Horncliffe

 

A perfect country setting for happy family get-togethers or special time with friends. A beautifully presented 4 bedroom period property comprising the west wing of an elegant Grade II listed house. River views, superb fishing & walking, billiard room, Wifi.

 

 
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View
Self Catering
Seahouses

Great views come accompanied with peaceful surroundings at Island’s View. This 3 bedroom property is set within a stone’s throw of Seahouses Harbour, with the top floor boasting some amazing sights of the coastline and Farne Islands.

The Manor House
Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

Chillingham Manor House is a grade II listed building situated in North Northumberland right next to Chillingham Castle.

The oldest part of the house was built around 1700 with the front section added about 100 years later.  

There are currently two en-suite guest rooms which have both been renovated to the highest standard, with a third available from 1st June 2014.

 

This beautiful house is in the tranquil village of Chillingham, giving easy access to the Cheviot Hills and the historic castles of Northumberland.  

 

Elegant room at The Joiners Arms
Inn
Newton-by-the-Sea

The Joiners Arms, Gastro Pub and Luxury Inn; a haven for lovers of great country food, drinks and merriment.

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Daffodils and Howick Hall
Garden
Alnwick

Beautiful gardens, woodland walks, a Prime Minister and a famous cup of tea! Enjoy Snowdrops, Daffodils, and Rhododendrons in spring; the Bog Garden, Borders and Terraces in summer; and brilliant autumn colour in the woodland walks.

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Main View of Preston House
Bed & Breakfast
Chathill

Elegant, beautifully presented house. Delightful bedrooms, generous en-suites.  Very rural yet 1.5 miles from A1 under 10 minutes to coast. Red squirrels in gardens. Delicious breakfasts.

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St Paul's Exterior
Church
Branxton

Tranquil ancient sacred space and historically important Flodden Battlefield church.

Train animals at Kirkley Hall Zoo
Family

Come and see how we train our animals here at Kirkley Hall Zoo

Red Squirrel Conservation Weekend
Family

Come and join us to make squirrel feeding boxes and join one of our keepers on a woodland walk showing you what to look out for and hopefully spot a Red Squirrel.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Kent Cottage is situated in the village of Bamburgh. This lovely 4 star quiet cottage sleeps 8 people and is a short five minute walk across the sand dunes to the magnificent beach, Bamburgh Castle and to the village centre.

Amble harbour
Markets
Amble
Amble Harbour – Sunday. Visitor enquiries: Amble TIC 01665 712313 – Stall enquiries: 01670 825895. Please check with Amble TIC to confirm dates & times.
Baby BioBlitz Weekend
Family

Come along and help our keepers and experts survey the Kirkley Hall estate for flora and fauna, you might get muddy so don't forget your wellies!

Beeswing front view
Self Catering
Elsdon

With uninterrupted views over the magnificent Northumberland hills and situated in the Coquet Valley within the Northumberland National Park this beautiful and tranquil barn conversion is a haven for walkers and photographers.

 

The Famous Dunstanburger
Restaurant
Alnwick

We serve the best of local, fresh seasonal produce prepared and cooked fresh to order.  Wide vegetarian menu and options for coeliacs and vegans.

Lunch 12-2pm, Dinner 6.30-9pm.

Soup, sandwiches, scones etc served all day.

Miss Caledonia
Theatre
Hexham

The year is 1955. Desperate to escape the chicory-pulling, stall-cleaning, hay-baling drudgery of life in Caledonia, Ontario. Peggy Ann Douglas has a plan. Following in the footsteps of starlets Debbie Reynolds and Lee Meriwether, Peggy Ann will simply become a movie star – and she will start her journey to the top by winning the local pageant.

Kirkharle Courtyard
Arts & Crafts Shop
Kirkharle

Come to Kirkharle Courtyard and enjoy a truly unique shopping experience of art & craft workshops, gifts, vintage & antiques at the birthplace of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Arguably Britain’s most famous landscape architect he was responsible for many of our beautiful parklands.

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View
Self Catering
Seahouses

A two bedroom first floor apartment situated 50 metres from the sandy bay between Seahouses and Bamburgh. A modern and fresh feel to the interior with lovely views along the beach from the living room.

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Self Catering
Lucker

Lavender is a 2 bedroom ground level property that is perfect for holidaying families looking to relax in quiet environment, yet with easy access to Northumberland’s attractions. Part of the fabulous collection of properties at Lucker Hall Steadings, positioned within the heart of Lucker Village. 

Salmon Queen 1988 by John Thompson
Outdoor Event

Tweedmouth Feast is a traditional event, with origins in the 12th Century, which celebrates salmon fishing on the River Tweed, including the Crowning of the Salmon Queen.

 

ROMAN CAVALRY EASTER EXPLORERS
Family

It's time to get clue-cracking. Find characters from the past to help you solve the challenge and seek out your chocolate reward in the grounds of Housesteads Roman Fort.

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Self Catering
Lucker

The former village flour mill has been converted into comfortable and spacious holiday accommodation, the grade II listed building benefits from being set within peaceful surroundings in the heart of the village, but is still close to the tourist attractions and amenities.

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Self Catering
Alnwick
Semi-detached stone cottage on the outskirts of Alnwick, garden and views over farmland 3 miles to the coast. Only 1.5 miles to Alnwick Garden.
Train
Museums and galleries
Alnwick

The Aln Valley Railway (AVR) aims to rebuild the branch line first opened in 1850 linking Alnmouth station to the historic town of Alnwick.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

St Aidan's Cottage is a Northumberland self catering cottage in Bamburgh. This 4 star self catering property has surrounding grounds secure for kids & dogs.

St Aidan's is a converted, detached sandstone self catering cottage with 4 stars, a traditional pantile roof and a large central courtyard with ample car parking. The cottage is set in a peaceful, rural location with views onto open farmland.

Kirkley Hall
Family

Kirkley Hall is proud to host their all new one day countryside festival, featuring a new layout and additional attractions! 

SoundStrata Exhibition Launch+Folk Music
Exhibition

Join us in the Workshop Gallery for the exhibition launch of Sound Strata at Woodhorn Museum, followed from 2–3pm by a concert of traditional Northumbrian music and rapper dancing featuring leading local folk musicians: Stewart Hardy (fiddle), Andy May and Chris Ormston (Northumbrian pipes) and Benny Graham (singer).

The concert references folk musicians key to Sound Strata, including James Hill (influential Tyneside fiddler) and Tom Clough (known as ‘The Prince of Pipers’, he lived in the mining community of Newsham in South East Northumberland).

Admission free, no booking required.Concert starts promptly at 2pm.

A return coach is available from central Newcastle to Woodhorn Museum. Coach Tickets: £5, advance booking recommended, contact: info@avfestival.co.uk

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Swing and Climb Day
Outdoor

Fly through the air on the brilliant King-swing or conquer our mighty Indoor Wall. Complimentary session on Velcro Olympics included with price of Indoor Wall. 10am - 12:30pm King-swing, 1pm - 4pm Indoor Wall

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Self Catering
Wooler

Peth Head Cottage provides high quality accommodation in Wooler, close to Northumberland's coast and castles, National Park and the Scottish Borders. Recently awarded Families Welcome standard.

Famil Room
Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Bridge View is situated in a quiet street, three minutes from the Railway station and the centre of town. The property is tastefully decorated and the large en-suite family room overlooks the Royal Border Bridge.

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Golf course at Slaley Hall Hotel
Golf
Hexham
The challenge is laid down: two championship standard courses to test the best golfing brain - The Hunting's tricky approach, The Priestman's water hazards. To the victor, the exquisite spoils of the 19th hole. This is golf at its best
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Golf course at Slaley Hall Hotel
Self Catering
Chathill

No 2 Church Row is a newly refurbished property set within the small rural hamlet of Newham, approximately 2 miles from the A1 and 3 miles from Beadnell and the Northumberland coast. Surrounded by the rolling countryside, the property is perfect for a tranquil and relaxing getaway within a modern and comfortable environment.

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Self Catering
Lucker

Part of a fabulous collection of properties at Lucker Hall Steadings, positioned within the heart of Lucker Village. The Studio is an open plan one bedroom property that is bright, spacious and set all on ground level.

2 Bamburgh Gate, Bamburgh
Self Catering
Bamburgh

2 Bamburgh Gate was once part of a piggery and has recently been transformed into a contemporary and stylish one bedroom open plan studio for two. Ideally located just minutes from the A1, the cottage is tucked away in a quiet and picturesque countryside location and is yet only 5 miles from Bamburgh beach and village. This cottage has everything you need for a relaxing break for two including a warming log burning stove for cosy night in and Wi-Fi. There is a private enclosed patio garden with a garden table and chairs, allowing you to relax and soak up the stunning views.

Guests are welcome to take fresh produce from the herb and vegetable garden (with an honesty box) as well as fresh farm eggs and free range chickens which are available to purchase. There is a welcome pack for you on arrival which includes toiletries and champagne.

 

 

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Berwick-upon-Tweed

4 Star Gold Award Barn Conversion with 2 bedrooms (one king size double and one superking or twin) and 2 bathrooms. Ideal for families or 2 couples holidaying together. Beautifully furnished. Very spacious kitchen/diner and sitting room with satellite television. Full central heating and an enclosed, sun trap west facing garden. Located close to Cocklawburn Cheswick and Goswick beaches and the A1. Lockable bike store available and high chair/travel cot upon request.

Greenhead Farmers Market
Markets
Greenhead
The friendly village market in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall Country. Second Sunday of every month 10 am to 2 pm. Top Quality Local Food, with a wide range of local crafts
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Berwick-upon-Tweed

Detached house in prime position overlooking promenade and sandy beach. Magnificent sea-views. Tastefully furnished and fully equipped.

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Self Catering
Alnwick
Situated in a quieter part of the historic market town of Alnwick this mid-terraced stone cottage provides comfortable accommodation within a short walk of pubs, restaurants, the garden and historic castle.
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Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

Delightful 6 bedroom Victorian guesthouse. Tastefully furnished. Large walled garden. Conservation area. 2 min walk to Alnwick town centre; short stroll from Alnwick Castle, Garden and local amenities. Parking in private road next to house.

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Beech Cottage
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Self Catering
Morpeth

Award-winning cottages situated on a beautiful farm with outstanding views of hills and coast. Indoor pool, gym, tennis court.

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Northumberland
Self Catering
Seahouses

Walking distance of Seahouses golf course, Harbour and Shops Restraints and Water sports and activities. Superb detached bungalow. In the quiet hamlet of Quarry fields cul-de-sac immaculately presented throughout, large and fully enclosed garden provides safe area for children.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

This delightfully converted two-storey stone built 3 star self catering holiday cottage provides splendid holiday accommodation in an exclusive location in the heart of the Northumbrian countryside.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

Situated within 100 yards of the Beach, and with stunning rolling countryside, Sea Pink Cottage is a wonderfully appointed, newly decorated 4 star self catering property in an unbeatable location.

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Self Catering
Sparty Lea

Rebuilt barn, now detached, 3 bedroomed stone cottage, with beautiful views of the Allendale Valley and beyond.

Mill House
Bed & Breakfast
Guyzance

Mill House is a beautiful 16th century cottage, nestled by the river Coquet, providing a tranquil and stunning place to escape.

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Warkworth
Music & Dance
Warkworth

A Northumbrian Ceilidh evening offering you the chance to do some ceilidh dancing to a live band intersersed with songs, recitations and other entertainments. 

Hexham Old Gaol
Museums and galleries
Hexham

Tour the Old Gaol, 1330AD, by glass lift. Meet the gaoler, see a Reiver raid and try on costumes.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Greenleaf is situated in the heart of Bamburgh village. A 4 star, two bedroom property, sleeping up to 6 guests Greenleaf has been recently refurbished and now includes all the modern conveniences to make your stay relaxing and memorable.

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Self Catering
Alnmouth
Stone-built farm cottages. Lovely rural surroundings only 1 mile from Alnmouth. Well-furnished and equipped.
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Shows & Displays

Scrooge meets the unusual Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come, but will he repent in time for Christmas, or is Scrooge doomed to a life of misery?

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Harbourside and Farne View are cosy three bedroomed cottages with breathtaking views overlooking Seahouses Harbour on the scenic Northumberland Coast.

Ladys Well Holystone
Historic sites
Holystone
Lady's Well is a dark and tranquil pool associated with Anglo Saxon, Saint Ninian, who baptised hundreds in its holy water.
Kirkharle Restaurant & Coffee shop
Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Kirkharle

Kirkharle Lake and Courtyard is home to an historic farm courtyard, Coffee-houseand range of unique arts and crafts workshops, individual shops and galleries.

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Museum Front
Museums and galleries
Haltwhistle

Watch and clock museum, gift shop and repair specialist. The museum is based around the local children's stories of Mr George the clock man. Includes a large collection of mechanical watches and clocks through the ages plus tools and parts. Children's activities throughout.

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Gift shop stocking novelty toys, restored antique clocks and more.

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Self Catering
Thropton

Charming secluded 17thC detached stone cottage. Renovated with original features and open fire. Beautiful tranquil location, stunning views over nearby hills.

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Self Catering
Lucker

Red Fox is a beautifully finished, ground floor 4 star self catering property set within Lucker, a small village 3 miles from Bamburgh. The property benefits from being set within peaceful surroundings, but still close to the tourist attractions and amenities. Red Fox can sleep up to 6 guests comfortably using the 3 bedrooms, all of which are en-suite.

HANDS ON HISTORY CREW – UGLY BUG SAFARI
Family

Small game hunters wanted. Grab a magnifying glass and join our Victorian Explorer hunt the Quarry Garden for some mini beasts.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

A real taste of Northumberland’s unspoilt countryside, Old Mill is situated within the idyllic Breamish Valley on the edge of the Cheviot Hills, and just 2 miles away from Northumberland National Park Visitor Centre and nature reserve. 

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Self Catering
Embleton

A comfortable Swiss style semi-detached Cottage, situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, just a short walk from the  centre of  the delightful coastal village of Embleton.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Wynding House is a beautiful 5 star self catering stone built house in the ideal Northumbrian country village setting. Wynding House is almost sitting in the shadow of Bamburgh Castle and a short stroll to the beach.

Ashington
Outdoor Event
Ashington

The Ashington Older Persons Allotment Project is a great way for older people and younger volunteers to grow together.

The Folly
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Self Catering
Middleton

Standing picturesquely within the grounds of Middleton Hall with its unique architecture and stunning Italian style garden the Folly boasts character and a fantastic fusion between modern design and original décor to create a warm loving environment like no other providing the pinnacle qualities of a romantic retreat for two

Four Poster
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Hotel
Hexham
Spacious country hall in large grounds. Indoor swimming pool, sauna, fishing, cricket field and golf course opposite. Award-winning hotel and restaurant.
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Wallington
Guided Walk/Tours

Join our ranger team and a bat researcher to find out what appears at Wallington after dark. Discover the nocturnal world of bats and learn what we are doing to conserve them at Wallington on a night-time stroll around the woods.

Church and Coastline
Church
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Listed in Jenkins' 'Thousand Best churches'. Founded in 1650 and set within the historic Elizabethan walls of Berwick, in England’s most northerly parish. The only church to have been built in such a distinctive style during the commonwealth of Oliver Cromwell.

Dining
Self Catering
Beadnell

A generously appointed with space, comfort and luxury in mind 4 star self catering property set in the picturesque coastal village of Beadnell.

A SOLDIER’S LIFE
Family

What was life like on the edge of the Roman frontier? Meet our costumed soldiers, once stationed at Housesteads Roman Fort.

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Hotel
Alnwick

For a relaxing and luxurious holiday, short break or special event in Northumberland, Doxford Hall with it's superb facilities and excellent location is the perfect choice.

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Historic sites
Rothbury

Founded in 1135 for canons of the Augustinian order, Brinkburn was restored in the 19th century and now survives in its entirety as Northumberland's finest example of early Gothic architecture.

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Assisted Abseil
Adventure Sports
Kielder

Calvert Trust Kielder offers exciting and exhilarating outdoor adventure activities, fully accessible for the whole family, in the heart of Kielder Water & Forest Park, home to the largest man-made lake in Europe.

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Once Brewed
Star gazing events

Discover some of the more magical events that take place in the night sky above us. • This event is a mix of indoor presentations and outdoor night sky observations, weather permitting! • Ideal for families with kids 8 years and older. • Ple
West Lodge
Self Catering
Acklington

Situated within the grounds of the Guyzance Hall estate the two cottages offer luxury self-catering accommodation for those holidaying in Northumberland.

Animal Enrichment Day
Family

Enrichment is essential for the happiness and development of the animals here at Kirkley Hall Zoo so we are dedicating a full day to it. 

Conquer That Spider Fear
Family

Guy Tansley brings over twenty five years of personal experience with spiders to this event and aims to dispel the many myths surrounding these misunderstood creatures. 

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Self Catering
Beadnell

This delightful ground floor apartment is the perfect getaway for couples looking to relax in a peaceful environment. It is situated only 50 metres from the beach and has been recently refurbished to make a modern yet cosy feeling 4 star self catering property.

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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Attractive 170-year-old house overlooking the River Tweed, Cheviot Hills, Berwick to Holy Island coastline and Borders. Full disabled facilities (ground-floor rooms).

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The Wonder of Colour
Exhibition

Eta Ingham Laurie, internationally renowned weaver returns to Bailiffgate to present some of her beautiful works and offer the opportunity to try this amazing craft for yourself (see Bailiffgate Museum website for details)
Morpeth Chantry
Arts & Crafts Shop
Morpeth
The 13th Century Morpeth Chantry is home to an extensive collection of traditional, and contemporary, Northumbrian Arts, Crafts and Music. There is a wonderful variety of locally produced, and handmade gifts, books and music.
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Bed & Breakfast
Seahouses

Luxury en-suite accommodation situated a short walk from the harbour and village centre offering an excellent choice of breakfast and a warm friendly welcome.

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Minotaur Maze at Kielder Water
Garden
Kielder
The Minotaur Maze is a must for children and adults alike. The adventurous will discover a number of special features that include a small glittering room formed from rocks of recycled glass.
Craft Fair in Alnwick
Arts and Crafts

Craft Fair in the Northumberland Hall, central Alnwick in aid of Bailiffgate Museum. A huge range of stalls will offer items for sale from craft workers all over N Northumberland. Beautiful and unique items of all sorts. Also the chance t
Easter Egg Hunt
Family

Come along to Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens and take part in our Easter Egg Hunt, can you guess who laid which egg and can you spot all the eggs hidden around the zoo?

Animals at Whitehouse Farm Centre
Nature and Wildlife
Morpeth

Whitehouse Farm is the all-weather fun attraction with soft play, restaurant, outdoor play areas, tractor-trailer rides and lots of animals to feed, hold and stroke.

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Nature and Wildlife
Kielder
Kielder Salmon Centre, open April to October, is operated by the Environment Agency. A modern visitor centre with touch screen and video displays describing the life cycle of the Atlantic Salmon, and an outdoor artwork.
 MEDIEVAL COURTLY COMBAT
Family

Thrill to the clash of steel as knights perform a medieval Tournament. Enjoy this living history spectacular and marvel at the weapons and martial skills on display.

Kitchen
Self Catering
Seahouses

21 Dunstan View is just a two minute stroll from Seahouses Harbour which has outstanding views of the Farne Islands (boat trips available), Bamburgh and Holy Island Castle. The property is also just 2 minutes from the centre of the village and amenities. 

Into The Light
Exhibition

Into the Light is an exhibition of new work created by artists from The Arts Project based at Northgate Hospital. The work is inspired by the stories and collections of Woodhorn Museum and Northumberland Archives.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Practically on the harbour pier, Masons Cottage Harbourside is a cozy former fisherman’s cottage which has been refurbished to provide modern and comfortable accommodation. Both bedrooms have spectacular views stretching out towards the Farne Islands (boat trips available) along with the everyday activity from the harbour.

Clennell Hall
Hotel
Alwinton

Historic Clennell Hall, in a quiet rural setting in the unspoilt Upper Coquet Valley. Surrounded by stunning scenery and prolific wildlife, an ideal location for a peaceful break. All rooms en-suite and now we have 2 bunk rooms at £20 per night per bunk.

Ford Christmas Market
Food event

Traditional market with foodie and craft stalls, inside Lady Waterford Hall in Ford Village and outside in a marquee. Music, Santa and his Clydesdale horse, birds of prey, refreshments including hog roast - a great day our for all the family

Beach House
Self Catering
Bamburgh


Beach House is situated in the picturesque coastal village of Bamburgh and is just a short walk across the sand dunes to the beach. This cottage has everything for the modern family with WiFi, iPod docking station and a Nintendo games console with games. There is also a widescreen LCD Smart TV with DVD player and a cosy wood burning stove. With a lovely enclosed garden and pets welcome too, this truly is the perfect family holiday cottage.

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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Hexham
Country inn near Kielder Water. Morning coffee, bar lunches and dinners. AA, ETB and VB 4 diamonds Silver award.
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Minden Day 2008
Ceremony

Minden Day commemorates the King's Own Scottish Borderers' participation in the Battle of Minden in 1759. The Day starts at 10.30am on the Barracks Square.

Then follows the parade of bands, regular soldiers and veterans through the town, with the salute being taken at the Town Hall.

 

 

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Alwinton

Luxury cottages in a wooded valley on the banks of the River Coquet.

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Barracks Entrance
Museums and galleries
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick Barracks, among the first in England to be purpose-built, were begun in 1717 to the design of the distinguished architect Nicholas Hawksmoor. Today the Barracks houses three museums.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Situated in a quiet, peaceful location amidst the former fish smokeries and traditional fishing cottages of Seahouses but still just a couple of minutes walk to the bustling harbour, Braidcarr is a Northumberland self catering property in Seahouses. This 4 star self catering cottage is close to the harbour, with its views to the Farne Islands.

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Bed & Breakfast
Newbrough

Enjoy warm farmhouse welcome. Recently converted self contained wing. Spacious en suite bedrooms, guest lounge. Ideally situated in Hadrian's Wall Corridor.

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Doxford

Well-equipped and comfortable family terraced accommodation with open fires, all on beautiful wooded country estate, well off the main road. Five miles of woodland trails.

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Pop Up Market
Food event

St Abbs Market Traders will be popping up in Etal on Easter Monday, during Hallowe'en week and every Thursday during July and August. Great local produce including fresh fish, rare breed pork and wild venison products, and many other food delights. Also quality arts and crafts, and gifts for everyone. Well worth a visit!  

Easter Events at Bamburgh Castle
Family

To save her beastlings the Bamburgh Beast has hidden her golden eggs around the castle. Find them all to enter a draw for some of her golden treasure

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Sport and Leisure
Matfen

Take to the trees and experience an exhilarating course of rope bridges, tarzan swings and zip slides...all set high above the forest floor.

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Stonecrop Cottage
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Self Catering
Alwinton

Converted 19thC stone granary, situated in the picturesque village of Alwinton, within the Northumbria National Park and 8 miles from the town of Rothbury.

 THEATRE – PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Shows & Displays

Doors open at 6.45pm, performance starts at 7.30pm.

Druridge Bay Country Park
Great Outdoors
Druridge Bay

Druridge Bay Country Park includes three miles of beautiful beach and sand dunes, as well as a 100 acre lake surrounded by woods and meadows. The variety in the landscape and pleasant coastal environment ensures you of an enjoyable visit.

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Halloween at Hogwarts
Family

All aboard the Hogwarts Express and head to Kirkley Hall this Halloween for a spooky Hogwarts celebration where we expect great fun to be had by all in attendance. Enjoy a light lunch served with a glass of butter beer from our very own ‘Three Broo
Mother's Day
Family

Have a relaxing Mother's Day at Belsay. Take a stroll through our exotic Quarry Gardens, make a colourful flower posy then enjoy a splendid afternoon tea.
Shows & Displays

Traditional Old Skills Fayre at Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre. Watch and learn about ploughing with horses, working with leather, stone masonry, blacksmith.

Insect Weekend
Family

Come along and learn what makes an insect an insect and how important they are. 

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Self Catering
Alnham

The Gatehouse offers a total getaway holiday and the ultimate comfort in a rural peaceful setting; far enough away but still close enough for all that Northumberland has to offer.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Situated in the historic hamlet of Waren Mill, The Maltings occupies an enviable position on the Heritage coastline. With stunning views over Budle Bay and Holy Island, this modern, well-equipped 4 star self catering ground floor holiday apartment is an ideal base from which to explore the castles and beaches of the Northumberland coastline.

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Self Catering
Alnmouth

Border Cottage is a luxurious cottage offering a very high standard of self catering accommodation for 6 guests in 3 bedrooms. Situated on a quaint 18th Century cobbled street, this stunning Grade 2 listed property has recently been refurbished to an extremely high standard and is set over 3 floors. Set in a prime location in the picturesque village of Alnmouth, Border Cottage is a just a 5 minute stroll to the beach and the renowned 9 hole golf links golf course. If you are looking for a holiday with a real wow factor, then look no further, Border Cottage literally has it all!

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Nestled within a stunning, rural location in the heart of Northumberland, Annie Oswald's is a 4 star self catering cottage ideally positioned to experience and enjoy all that the Northumbrian countryside has to offer.

Climbing Wall
Sport and Leisure
Alnwick
Sports and Leisure Centre providing a vast range of sporting and leisure activities such as swimming, indoor sports, fitness and bouldering facilities.
THEATRE - THE CASEBOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Shows & Displays

Doors open at 6.45pm, performance starts at 7.30pm. Detective Sherlock Holmes has a mysterious new case to investigate when summoned to a nunnery deep in the English countryside.

Harehope Estate Cottages
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Self Catering
Alnwick

Sawmill and Riverside Cottages, real retreats, are found tucked away along a leafy lane, next to the stone built Bewick Bridge, across the River Till - a tributary of the famous River Tweed. 

Stable Cottage is two miles west of Bewick Bridge at East Lilburn Farm. Recently converted from three stone built cart sheds, it is light and airy with exposed original beams.     

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Hotel
Morpeth

Eshott Hall is a truly elegant Georgian country house which offers luxurious and stylish guest accommodation.

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Self Catering
Lambley
This cluster of barn conversions are set within 90 acres. Close to the South Tyne River.
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Callaly Cottage
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Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

Beautiful tranquility in idyllic countryside by Thrunton woods. Light & spacious ensuite rooms. We offer B&B, massage therapies & Relaxation Breaks.  Recommended by Country Living for rustic style and luxury.

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Puffins on The Farne Islands
Nature and Wildlife
Farne Islands

The Farne Islands are possibly the most exciting seabird colony in England with unrivalled views of 23 species, including around 37,000 pairs of puffin.

It's also home to a large grey seal colony, with more than 1,000 pups born every autumn.

Historically, the islands have strong links with Celtic Christianity and St Cuthbert, who lived here in the 7th Century.

Catch a boat from Seahouses ( non National Trust) - additional charge applies

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Hotel
Adderstone

Situated 40 miles north of Newcastle & 75 miles south of Edinburgh on the A1. Lodge style accommodation. 5.5 miles away from breathtaking Bamburgh coast.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Set in the heart of the Northumberland countryside, Cherry Blossom is a 5 star self catering cottage that offers easy access to Bamburgh’s golden beaches and castle and to Alnwick, Wooler, Holy Island and the Cheviots.

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Self Catering
Rothbury

Cosy cottage nestling in peaceful hamlet within National Park. Well equipped, open fire, lovely garden. Wonderful views. Country Inn opposite.

Dukes Restaurant
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Restaurant
Slaley

Our food philosophy is simple: Legendary local ingredients, prepared to perfection. We believe the tastiest dishes come from the freshest ingredients. Come and enjoy Northumberland hospitality in the Hadrian's Brasserie Restaurant or the Claret Jug.

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Self Catering
Craster

Situated near Craster harbour. One lodge suitable for disabled. Private site. Garden, parking, pets welcome.

BAND SUNDAYS – MUSIC THROUGH THE AGES
Music & Dance

Each week join us at Belsay Hall and listen to live bands playing outside in a beautiful setting. An ideal way to enjoy some superb music, with a different period of history explored each week. Please feel free to bring your own deck chairs or rugs.
Lounge
Self Catering
Seahouses

With breathtaking, panoramic views overlooking the harbour and Farne Islands, Beach View is a modern, well presented 4 star self catering property offering accommodation for six guests.

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Bed & Breakfast
Rothbury

In the picturesque Coquet Valley, overlooking the Cheviot Hills, this gold award farmhouse has a 15thC pele tower and was a 'Drovers Inn' in the 19thC within The Northumberland National Park. Two miles south west of Rothbury.

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Picnic bench
Outdoor Event

An introduction to the basics for survival: shelter, fire, food and water. You’ll learn how to build an emergency shelter using the natural materials you find around you. You’ll learn a range of fire lighting techniques and find out how to cook on a camp fire, including making supports and hangers to hold cooking pots.
Welcome to Bailiffgate Museum
Exhibition

Young Heritage Explorers features films, books and artworks created by children from Hipsburn, Shilbottle and Amble First Schools and the Bailiffgate Museum Tots. The standard of work created by the children is excellent and there is a v
Games room
Self Catering
Bamburgh

A stunning 4 star coastal self catering cottage set in an idyllic rural location and overlooking the beautiful Budle Bay. One mile from Bamburgh, Budle Newtown is very secluded and peacefully set within tumbling farmland. Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms.

Seaton Delaval Hall
Historic sites
Seaton Delaval

Seaton Delaval Hall comprising a centre block between 2 arcaded and pedimented wings, the east wing contains fine stables and there are gardens with statues.

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Badger Watch
Wildlife events
Stonehaugh

Description: Minibus trip into the forest for a unique chance to view these wonderful creatures at home outside their sett. Bring a torch and, if possible, binoculars.\r\n
North East Guides
Tours, Tour Guides and Courses
Newcastle-upon-Tyne

If you are visiting the north of England and looking for adventure, then you have come to the right place.

North East Guides delivers outdoor activity packages in various locations around the area, all designed to make the most of your stay, and give you a positive outdoor experience.

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Hotel
Matfen

Matfen Hall is a country house hotel set in Northumberland, adjacent to its own golf course.

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Berwick-upon-Tweed

5 star accredited, luxury accommodation, furnished and equipped to the highest standard. Perfect for couples or families who enjoy quality accommodation. Ideal location for exploring Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. Open all year round

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Cotton Top Tamarin
Family

The Love Your Zoo campaign was launched by BIAZA, to encourage people to visit their local BIAZA zoos and aquariums for a great day out, and learn just how much they do for conservation, education and research.

Plants
Heritage

Come to Kirkley Hall to enjoy an array of plants grown in the North East by Plant Heritage members

Leazes Head B&B
Bed & Breakfast
Hexham

Leazes Head is ideally situated minutes from the Hadrian’s Wall National Trail and 0.6 miles from Chesters Roman Fort.

Set in beautiful countryside,Leazes Head is the perfect retreat from a days walking or cycling.

We are a great base for exploring Northumberland’s Castles and Coastline. Or maybe a visit to Kielder’s Dark Sky Observatory.

Visitors can be in Newcastle in 30 minutes by car, sampling what the famous nightlife has to offer or maybe a shopping trip at the nearby Metro Centre.

Rothley Lake
Bed & Breakfast
Rothbury

Stay in this beautifully situated former shooting lodge with views of an 18th century 'Capability' Brown landscaped lake and sleep in our lovely four poster bed. Family friendly.Room for drying clothes and bicycle storage. Dogs welcome and horses by prior arrangement

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Berwick-upon-Tweed

Enchanting holiday cottages situated on a farm. Beautifully furnished to a high standard. Stunning view from the garden over Cheviot Hills. No pets please. The accommodation can also be let on a 2-person basis.

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Woodhorn
Exhibition

Straight Down to Below: Lawrence Weiner ARTIST ROOMS

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Nature and Wildlife
Ponteland

Visit Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens, we have over one hundred species of animals including meerkats, coatis, wallaby and many more including our petting barn. Visitors can meet the keepers and learn about the animals and their habitats.

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Caravan & Camping
Seahouses

Peace, tranquility, stunning coastal scenery, golden sandy beaches that stretch for miles, and breathtaking sea views, Seafield has it all.
Gold award winner in the category of Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the year 2014, in the National ‘VisitEngland’ Tourism awards for the second time.

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Arts and Crafts
Alnmouth

The Alnmouth Arts Festival is an annual event held over a single summer weekend in late June, involving the entire village of Alnmouth and utilising a wide range of venues.

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Hotel
Hexham

An 18thC Inn, formerly a farmhouse, in the heart of rural Northumberland close to the Roman Wall, Kielder Water and North Tyne Valley.

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Alnwick

Hollyhocks is a comfortable, homely Edwardian end terrace two bedroomed house situated in the historic and picturesque market town of Alnwick. The house is an excellent base to explore Alnwick town, the beautiful beaches, castles and islands (Lindisfarne and Farne Islands) of the Northumberland Coast along with bird watching in Druiridge Bay and inland to the magnificent Northumberland National Park.

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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

Eaves is a cozy, loft conversion, set within a former farm on the Northumbrian coast. Located just outside of High Newton the property boasts partial views of the sea and the grassed dunes that surround it, but venture out from the property and you will find yourself having the choice of 3 sandy bays to explore, all within a 10 minute walk from the front door.

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Hotel
Alnmouth

The Schooner Hotel is a listed 17th Century Coaching Inn and is set in the picturesque coastal village of Alnmouth in Northumberland.

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Self Catering
Rothbury
Luxury converted barns with fascinating history. Located in breathtaking open countryside near Simonside Hills. Opulent interiors. Wood-burning stoves. Tennis court.
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Inn
Beadnell

duce meat. The Beadnell Towers has 10 en suite bedrooms, bar and restaurant and is located in Beadnell Village next to

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Luxury Bedroom
Self Catering
Morpeth

The Carriage House offers a unique, luxurious and romantic getaway tucked away in the heart of the quaint ancient, Northumbrian market town of Morpeth.

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Self Catering
Newton

Situated within 100 yards of the beach and surrounded by rolling countryside, brand new, as of late July 2011 Campion Cottage is a wonderfully appointed 4 star self catering property situated just to the back of Beadnell Bay sand dunes. 

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Tours, Tour Guides and Courses
Choppington

Wildlife, birdwatching, photography and dark skies experiences, holidays and tuition with an enthusiastic friendly leader with an intimate knowledge of Northumberland, the North Pennines and the Scottish Borders

DAD’S BARMY ARMY FOR FATHER’S DAY
Outdoor Event

Air raids, rationing, and evacuation - how would you have fared during WWII? Find out what life was really like during the 1940s with our home front themed soldiers school for dad's and kids this Fathers' day.

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Historic sites
Prudhoe

Prudhoe Castle stands in a picturesque location, on a wooded hillside overlooking the River Tyne.

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Ian Sherwood
Music
Morpeth

Award-winning Canadian musician and songwriter Ian Sherwood mixes catchy melodies and heart-breaking stories with intricate guitar loops, saxophones and pop, rock and jazz grooves to create his unique brand of folk/pop music.

Blyth Market Day
Markets
Blyth
Blyth Market Place – Tuesday, Friday & Saturday Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 535200 – Stall enquiries: 0845 6006400 Please check with Morpeth TIC to confirm dates & times.
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Hexham
An excellent countryside Inn offering 2 cottages adjacent. Both are well equipped and ideally situated for countryside activities. Day tickets available for Salmon Fishing.
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Church
Byrness

A Chapel of Ease built in 1786. Has a wonderful window commemorating the work people who died while the Catcleugh dam was built from 1894-1905.

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Hostel
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Longridge Towers is a Victorian building set in 80 acres of beautiful grounds, within easy access of the countryside and coast.
The Jolly Fisherman
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Craster

Combining stunning sea views with delicious home cooking and beautifully kept ales, this is a tastefully refurbished pub with tradition and character at its heart.

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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed
A warm welcome awaits you, providing en-suite facilities, in the centre of town, close to all shops and amenities.
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Two Day Glass Mosaic Workshop
Workshops
Alnwick

The course covers surface preparation, glass cutting, laying the mosaic & applying grout. Glass mosaic can be applied to almost any solid surface, flat or with a gentle curve. You can breathe a new lease of life into all sorts of objects such as old trays, small table tops or you can make a wall plaque or mirror.

Family Osprey Day in Kielder Water & Forest Park
Wildlife events

Join us for a fun-filled day all about birds! Historically this is the weekend our adult male osprey returns to the nest!
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Sporting Event

This unique event will consist of a 3.8km open water swim in Kielder Water (Europe's largest man made lake), a 180km road cycle through the rugged border country. This is then followed by a 42.2km trail run (non technical) around the full circuit of the Lakeside Way.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Lovely old vicarage on edge of Bamburgh village, renovated to high standard with private gardens and superb views.

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Arts and Crafts

Join Rusty as he explains the life of a medieval archer, his weapons and training

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Falstone

Barn conversions, banking the North Tyne river, in a central location, 5 mins from Kielder Water, a short drive to Kielder Observatory and in the Heart of Europe's largest Gold award winning Dark Skies Park. 30 mins from Hadrians Wall, 1hr from Alnwick Castle and Gardens and 1hr 30 mins from the beautiful Bamburgh and the Northumberland coastline.

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Kirkley Kritters
Family

Get up-close and personal with amazing megabugs that creep and crawl. See giant tarantulas, frogs, geckos, spiders and beetles; try and spot stick insects camouflaged amongst the leaves or a praying mantis on the twigs. Count the rings on the tree trunk to discover its age and guess the number of legs on a giant millipede.

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Self Catering Agency
Seahouses

Mayflower Cottage is a brand new, wonderfully appointed 4 star detached self catering property situated in the ever popular fishing village of Seahouses.

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Great Outdoors
Kielder

Home to the biggest man-made lake in northern Europe and the largest working forest in England, this is one outdoor playground you don’t want to miss.

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Going off-track
Outdoor Event
Kielder

Info for Riders:The second race in the Keilder series will be held on 22/02/2015 and the 22/03/2015 The Dh race is aimed at 10 to 16 years of age
Reptile Weekend
Family

Come and experience all that creeps and slithers at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens. 

Wallington
Outdoor Event

Ask our head gardener for expert advice in the Conservatory and buy special plants to help us raise money for the NGS.

Garden Restaurant
Restaurant
Bellingham

Enjoy great food in a tranquil setting with panoramic views of Northumberland National Park.  Our Head Chef has sourced fantastic local ingredients to create dishes and menus that are seasonal, delicious and beautifully presented.  Everything from the succulent lamb to the chocolate fondants and chutneys are all made from fresh ingredients.  We have an extensive wine list and wonderful local beers.  We pride ourselves on great service so why not enjoy the unique decor, bespoke furnishings, scent and beauty of a garden in comfort. 

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St Cuthbert's House
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Bed & Breakfast
Seahouses

Awarded 'England's Best B&B 2014' by VisitEngland. Your hosts Jeff & Jill offer you beautiful Guest Accommodation in this historic former church building, on the spectacular Northumberland coast. Beautiful, elegant restoration, offering six very high-quality ensuite bedrooms in stunning, peaceful surroundings.

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Clay Pigeon Shoot
Sport and Leisure
Morpeth

Northumberland Sporting Clays promotes safe target shooting.
This sport appeals to men and women alike, individuals and groups alike will enjoy a challenging experience.

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Markets
Morpeth
The Morpeth Farmers' Market is held on the 1st Saturday of the month in the Market Place. 09:00 - 14:00.
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Self Catering
Belford

 

Cosy 4 bedroom coastal house bursting with colour. Set in a pretty village location close to the stunning beaches of Bamburgh and Holy Island. Easy access links north & south. Perfect gateway to the Northumberland National Park. Cycling, walking & riding routes nearby.

 

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Bed & Breakfast
Gilsland

Superb 4 Star accommodation set in spectacular open countryside to the west of the Heart of Hadrian's Wall Country. Good service, good food and good fun to be enjoyed when you stay with us. New for 2014 our Hot Tub and "The Nook" honesty bar. If you want something different contact us to discuss" Bush Nook Bespoke" a tailored multi night stay.

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Self Catering
Longhoughton

Wonderful location on a family farm in Northumberland's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A choice of 3 traditional stone cottages and one newly built cottage, which allows wheelchair access. Within walking distance of beautiful beaches and village shop. Peaceful surroundings and private gardens. Multi-fuel stoves. Dogs by arrangement. Short breaks in low/mid season.

Mouth of the Tweed Food Festival
Food event
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Mouth of the Tweed Food Festival, a family fun day out with plenty to see, do and taste!

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Berwick-upon-Tweed

Free WiFi at all Border Holiday Homes's properties. Mill Wharf is a 3rd floor Gold apartment with lift to door. Part of a converted historic granary with stunning views over the harbour and Tweed estuary. Luxury and comfort for 2 people and secure car parking. Friday or Monday start

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Flodden Battlefield Memorial
Historic sites
Cornhill-on-Tweed

Walk the footsteps of the soldiers who fought on the Flodden Battle field nearly 500 years ago. It is hard to conceive today of the carnage that took place there on the 9th September 1513, when surveying the rolling hills.

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Dining
Self Catering
Lucker

Percy is a spacious 3 bedroom property that is part of the collection of properties at Lucker Hall Steadings, positioned within the heart of Lucker Village. The property benefits from a large kitchen and dining area as well as a very open living room, making comfortable living for any guests.

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Inn
Seahouses

Award winning pub in arguably the best seaside location on the Northumberland coast.

 

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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Stunning Church conversion in quiet village near Berwick-upon-Tweed - just across the river from Scotland!

5 Star with Gold Award. Breakfast Award, TripAdvisor Excellence Award.

See our reviews - they will tell you much more than we possibly can!

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Self Catering
Alnwick

Set in the most scenic countryside with outstanding views of 13thC Edlingham Castle and Victorian viaduct, Lumbylaw Farm (South Devon cattle, sheep and arable) has 2 traditional cottages to sleep 6 (2 bathrooms), and Garden Cottage that sleeps 2.

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Wooler Wheel Epic
Cycling event
Wooler

A 200km cycle challenge around the Cheviots

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Hotel
Alnwick

High standards and excellent facilities with the added warmth of a family-run hotel. Two fine restaurants. Close to beach.

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Goshawk Walk
Wildlife events
Kielder

Grab the opportunity to go goshawk watching with expert birder Martin Davidson
Fine dining
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Newton-by-the-Sea

The Joiners Arms is your very own village inn; a haven for lovers of fresh, locally sourced food served up with a contemporary flourish and drinkers of all tastes.

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UK Cycling Events - Kirkley Hall
Sporting Event

Starting from the stunning Kirkley Hall, the cycle route heads North West straight into the amazing Northumberland National Park where the sportive is centred

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Self Catering
Seahouses

This three bedroom apartment is only a stone’s throw away from the sandy beach and shoreline between Bamburgh and Seahouses, and just a short walk to all of the villages amenities. Lighthouse View has fantastic visuals of the Farne Islands and along the beach to the imposing Bamburgh Castle.

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Ingram

Exceptional selection of charming 5 star Three Times Award Winning cottages, quietly situated in the heart of the Northumbrian countryside, offering true peace and tranquillity and an ideal location for exploring Coast and Country.

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Beal

Our three cottages are all detached and stone built with their own private parking areas, patios  and gardens.

The Bothy at Reedsford
Self Catering
Wooler

An idyllic rural retreat located in the beautiful Bowmont Valley. Sleeps 4+2, stunning views, perfect for walking, cycling and outdoor pursuits. Dogs & horses welcome. A fabulous games room with table tennis, pool table and table football is sure to delight both adults and children alike!

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Restaurant
Hexham

An award winning homely 4 star Inn and Restaurant near Hexham with a secret walled garden, beautifully sunny conservatory, cosy wood burning fireplace and inviting accommodation.

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Stargazing at Allen Banks
Star gazing events

Join us for an evening of astronomy taking advantage of the Dark Skies Status as well as hearing from members of the Northumberland Astronomical Society (NASTRO). 

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Self Catering
Embleton

Teal Cottage is a Northumberland self-catering property in the lovely coastal village of Embleton. Teal Cottage sleeps four in two bedrooms, and is comfortable, well appointed and fully equipped throughout. Dogs are most welcome.

The Dunes Kitchen
Self Catering
Seahouses

The Dunes is a 4 star self catering property in Seahouses. The accommodation is only a short stroll from Seahouses Village and has panoramic coastal views out to the Farne Islands and Bamburgh Castle.

Living History with St Cuthberts Land
Outdoor

Bringing the archaeology to life with a living encampment and demonstrations including cooking and warfare

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Bed & Breakfast
Beadnell

Magnificent beach side home offering an atmosphere of timeless tranquillity. Secure courtyard parking. Non-smokers only. 'Pride of Northumbria' Winner.Sunday Times 'Top 20 British Seaside Hotels'. Licenced for Civil Weddings & Partnerships.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Part of the Heather House collection of properties situated just above Budle Bay, Jackdaw provides extremely comfortable living for up to 6 guests with fantastic panoramic views of Budle Bay and up the coast to Holy Island. The newly constructed property has been purpose built for self catering accommodation and features spacious en-suite bedrooms, enclosed garden and a wonderful sandy beach just 250 yards from the back door.

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Bed & Breakfast
Corbridge
This small country pub is fast earning a reputation as one of Northumberland’s hidden gems. The Dyvels is brimming with character and its traditional interior provides instant appeal to local residents and visitors alike.
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Newton-by-the-Sea
Luxury 3 bed cottages, close to the beach, with great sea views.
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Self Catering
Seahouses

Puffin's Cove is one of four newly built apartments ideally located in the centre of Seahouses. The 4 star self catering design and location have been developed with holidaying family/friends in mind.

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Bed & Breakfast
Newcastleton

Perfectly located for exploring Northumberland, the Scottish Borders kielder Water and Cumbria, Black Burn Lodge is an idea base for your holiday.

The B Festival
Music & Dance

Join us for a feast of musical talent from Classical, Opera, Folk and Jazz, to Pop and beyond, set in the grounds of Bamburgh Castle.

Osprey Watch
Wildlife events
Kielder

Live footage from the remote Kielder Osprey nests, enjoy the wild side of nature from the comfort of Kielder Castle Cafe Open Daily 10am-5pm
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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Set literally within the dunes of Budle Bay sands, Godwit is the perfect 4 star self catering getaway for those looking for some tranquillity by the sea. With a privately owned sandy beach for all guests to enjoy, you can sit at peace within an area of outstanding natural beauty and watch the day go by and not see another soul.

Queens Hall
Shows & Displays
Hexham

The return of Hexham Book Festival - now in its tenth glorious year.

Wallington
Family

Celebrate May Day at the home of the Socialist Trevelyans and enjoy two days of festive fun and frolics. Join in traditional games, dance round the May Pole and lots more.

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Hotel
Bamburgh

Eighteenth-century manor-house hotel set in 6 acres of grounds within bird sanctuary. Log fire.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

Blacksmith's Cottage 4 star Gold 2-5 berth accommodation has won Gold in the North East England Self Catering Accommodation Provider of the Year Awards in 2012 and 2013.

Read our 29 consecutive 5*Trip Advisor Reviews to give you an idea of the type of holiday you will be booking at Blacksmith's Cottage -we want all our guests leaving having had a great holiday experience in beautiful Northumberland!

You can be rest assured holidaying in this beautiful Northumbrian Cottage will give you a quality stay in the most amazing Northumberland National Park which has recently achieved Gold tier International Dark Sky Park status.

A holiday in the Cheviot Hills within the Northumberland National Park is a  total 'get away from it all' holiday, centrally located to enjoy Northumberland's amazing Heritage Coastline, Hadrians Wall and Kielder Water and Forest Park - by bike, foot, or car.  End your exciting day exploring Northumbria and relax in the Scandinavian style log burning Garden Sauna before an evening around the log burning stove or stargazing till late.

Ring Sue on 01669 631184 for any queries and/or bookings from 8am till 10pm 7 days a week.

 

 

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Bed & Breakfast
Haltwhistle

Farmhouse breakfasts using locally sourced produce including our own free-range eggs, comfortable accommodation, a warm welcome will be our recipe for a relaxing stay at Kellah Farm.

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Templars Cottage  is an award winning garden flat only 75 metres from the golden sands of Spittal.It is part of a luxury award winning conversion of a historic biulding. It has all the charm of the old with the modern luxury and comfort of the new. It sleeps two people in the comfortable double bedroom while a third guest can be accommodated on the sofa bed in the lounge area. Dogs are welcome.

Templars Cottage has been independently inspected and rated Four Star for 2014/15 by VisitEngland (the English Tourist Board) and given a Gold Award status in recognition of its exceptional quality. It may be suitable for the less mobile as it is on one level.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Cockle Cottage is immaculately presented with some lovely finishing touches. Situated in a great location in Seahouses close to all the village amenities, restaurants, bars and cafes. There is lots to see and do from the village including boat trips to the Farne Islands to see the plentiful wildlife including the popular Seals and Puffins, there is also miles of breathtakingly scenic coastal walks to the nearby villages of Bamburgh, Beadnell and beyond. Seahouses has so much to offer visitors, you will be spoilt for choice for great days out which are right on your doorstep.

THEATRE – A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Shows & Displays

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. With
St Mary's Inn
Inn
Morpeth

St Mary's Inn opened on 1st November 2014 and is a pub with tradition at its heart with warmth and generosity whether you eat, drink or stay.

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The Tower
Church
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Ancroft Church is dedicated to St Anne, the mother of Mary, so the granny of Jesus. Follow the trail quiz and climb to the top of the tower to see the sea.

Kielder Ultra Trail
Sporting Event

The Kielder Ultra Trail is set in the vast expanse of Kielder Water & Forest Park. The Park spans 600 square kilometres & is home to the largest forest in England & the largest man-made lake in northern Europe.

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Bamburgh

Pepperclose Cottage is a Northumberland self catering cottage in Bamburgh. This 5 star self catering cottage is only a minute’s walk from the centre of Bamburgh. Find more accomodation on the official tourist info site for Northumberaland

 THEATRE - MR STINK
Shows & Displays

Doors open at 6.15pm, performance starts at 7pm. An outdoor performance of the funny and moving story of Mr Stink, written by David Walliams.

Planting Bulbs
Garden
Wylam

This 18th century walled pleasure garden has a Victorian glasshouse that runs as a cafe serving quality seasonal food which is all produced on site, as well as a garden nursery, cook store and interiors store.

Bradley Gardens is a hidden gem in the heart of the Tyne Valley just 9 miles west out of Newcastle upon Tyne.  Visitors can enjoy the tranquil peace of the gardens whilst enjoying quality food and shopping.

Madagascar Madness
Family

Come along and learn about all the Madagascan species we have here at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens.

The Alnwick Garden
Outdoor Event

Fill your Christmas stockings with unique and eclectic delights from around the region. Hand picked by The Alnwick Garden, the market hosts a selection of handmade, artisan and traditional gifts, and offers shoppers the chance to indulge in festive nibbles and live caroling.

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Sporting Event

Join us here at Kirkley Hall for the Human Trials Adventure Run.

Holy Trinity, Old Bewick
Church
Alnwick

A beautiful ancient church set in a large rural churchyard, an ideal place for quiet meditation.

ROMANS & GLADIATORS
Family

The World famous Ermine Street Guard perform a colourful and well-armed display of military combat, battle tactics and artillery firepower.

LambingWeekend
Family

Kirkley Hall is celebrating the first signs of spring by inviting the animal loving public to see the new born lambs. There will also be tours of our zoological gardens with an extensive range of animals including lemurs, meerkats, reindeer, wallabies and much more.

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Bed & Breakfast
Ellington

There's nothing better than spending a night or two in a country pub. Situated in Ellington, a village on the coast of Northumberland, you can relax, be yourself and do exactly as you please.

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Caravan & Camping
Bellingham

Base yourself at our campsite to discover the true spirit of Northumberland and relax in the warmth of the Northumbrian way. In the English Borders, this is an ideal base for outdoor life in the stunning Northumberland National Park and for exploring either the East or West coast.

The Great Easter Egg Giveaway!
Outdoor Event

Join in the Easter Sunday fun when there are 300 chocolate eggs to give away in Etal and Ford villages and on the Heatherslaw Mill site!

* free event; restrictions apply

Fairy Tale Princess Day
Family

Come and join in all the fun with four Fairytale Princesses at Kirkley Hall Zoo

MINI RAIDERS & INVADERS
Family

Learn the skills of a Viking warrior. Paint your own shield, have a go in the Kids Battle and hear gruesome tales of Viking invasions on the North East shores.
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Self Catering
Bamburgh

This spacious, 5 star, 3 bedroom self catering accommodation is a charming blend of traditional and modern style. Grove Cottage is situated in the heart of Bamburgh village and is within easy walking distance of the beach, golf course and Bamburgh Castle.

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Cornhill-on-Tweed

A delightful  and traditional farm cottage nestling in the beautiful countryside which lies between the Cheviot hills and the River Tweed. One spacious and comfortable cottage with tasteful decoration throughout, with a large private garden. Situated in a peaceful farm location on a private farm road. 20 minutes to the coast.   An ideal base to visit Northumberland and the Scottish Borders.

Cycling, walking, fishing, golfing all close by.  Beautiful coastlines.  Holy Island and Alnwick Garden ideal for a day visit.

The Old School House
Bed & Breakfast
Cornhill-on-Tweed

In tranquil setting, we are situated perfectly for exploring Northumberland/Scottish Borders. Offering genuine Northumbrian hospitality, comfort and laudable home cooking.

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Lounge
Self Catering
Waren Mill

Eider Cottage is a charming converted miller’s cottage situated within the hamlet of Waren Mill, on the edge of Budle Bay. Wonderful views, wildlife and walks are easy to find within the surrounding area.

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Self Catering
Norham

 

A glorious setting, with one of the world's greatest salmon rivers just a roll-cast away. The Boathouse is a stunning, newly-renovated, period house in an idyllic position on the banks of the River Tweed. Bring friends, family, children & dogs!  Private fishing available.

 

THEATRE – THE TEMPEST
Outdoor Event

A tremendous tempest causes a shipwreck and scatters a cargo of noblemen across a mysterious island. Little do they know that Prospero, the banished Duke of Milan, is at the helm of all magic and mystery.

Nicola Farnon Trio
Music
Matfen

Nicola Farnon (vocals/double bass), Piero Tucci (piano and sax), Phil Johnson (drums). With Nicola’s trio you get a lot of musical talent that manages to pack a mighty punch for a seemingly small outfit.

West Fell Cottage
Self Catering
Corbridge

Situated in the heart of the Northumberland countryside, on a small private estate.

Farne Retreat Living Room
Self Catering
Seahouses

This lovely cottage is situated in the peaceful location of ‘old’ Seahouses and is nestled amongst the smokeries and traditional fisherman’s cottages. It is just a few metres to Seahouses Harbour with wonderful views stretching out to the Farne Islands and Bamburgh Castle.

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Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

Delightful Edwardian Villa, tastefully furnished. Private Parking; quietly situated in a leafy suburb of Alnwick.  Just 10 min walk to town centre, Alnwick Castle, Garden and local amenities.

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Kirkley Hall
Sporting Event

After a highly acclaimed launch event, the eagerly awaited Kirkley Hall Horse Trials returns for a second year.

St James the Great's Church
Church
Morpeth

St James is a fine Victorian church in Morpeth. It’s open every day, so come and see it.

Red Noise
Theatre
Morpeth

Owen is an award winning performance poet, stand up comedian and actor and his show combines all three in an evening of stories, comedy and bitter sweet poetry from his latest collection.

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Bamburgh

Green Gables is situated in the very popular Armstrong Cottages area of Bamburgh. A 4 star self catering cottage, it is perfectly situated for beach lovers as only the coastal road separates Green Gables from long, sandy shores.

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Haydon Bridge

A warm welcome awaits at the beautifully converted Cartshed within walking distance of Hadrian's Wall. Ideal location for touring.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Situated in the heart of Seahouses, this comfortable 4 star self catering apartment boasts luxurious open-plan living and dining areas on the uppermost level.

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Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

Cedar Cabin is a new, fully heated and insulated, quality Swedish log cabin with fantastic views from the deck of the North Northumberland coastline.

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Historic sites
Rothbury

Creation of Lord Armstrong, Victorian inventor and landscape genius. Gardens, red squirrels, woodland and lakeside walks.

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Small Axe Woodcraft
Workshops

Explore traditional woodworking techniques with Jon Purkins

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Self Catering
Belford

Six spacious cottages offering privacy and extensive facilities. Situated in a wonderful position for accessing the A1, the hills, beaches & the Scottish Borders.. Brochures available. All houses are Four Star graded.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

This building was formerly used as the Bamburgh Boys School. Now, fully renovated, it’s a beautifully located property for a great holiday retreat. Only a 200 yard walk to the fabulous sandy beach and historic castle (great views from the Bedroom) and even less to the village pubs, restaurants, and shops.

Steve Knightley in concert
Music
Allendale Town

Steve Knightley (singer/songwriter from Show Of Hands) in concert. His only Northumbrian solo gig in 2015!

Piping Drop In
Music & Dance

Why not come along to play your pipes, meet others who play and find out more about this fascinating instrument. And if you don't play, feel free to listen in.

Vienesse Christmas with Struass
Music
Alnwick

Doxford Hall are hosting Northumberland’s first ever Viennese Strauss Christmas Gala. Christmas with Strauss will be a glittering evening of Gourmet Food, Sparkling Strauss Waltzes, Christmas Music and songs from Vienna. 

Merle Yurt amoungst woods and fells
Self Catering
Tarset

The unique Wild Northumbrian Tipis and Yurts amongst the rolling fells of the beautiful Northumberland National Park. Wildlife, space, peace. Offering 3 fully insulated gorgeous Yurts , 3 Tipis and Shepherds Huts in their own unique private sites amoungst the fells and woods and rivers of the sdtunning Tarset valley. Great underfloor heated facilities. Many bespoke workshops, courses and activities including bushcraft, foraging, pottery, fishing, guided walks. Bike friendly.  

SOLDIERS OF THE ROSES
Shows & Displays

This summer, we’re taking visitors on a journey back to 1464 when the title of Earl of Northumberland, along with ownership of Warkworth Castle, was stripped from the Percy family.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Part of the Heather House collection of properties situated just above Budle Bay, Goosander provides extremely comfortable living for up to 8 guests with fantastic panoramic views of Budle Bay and up the coast to Holy Island.

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Self Catering
Belford

Spindlestone House is a charming detached property hidden in the countryside just less than a mile away from beautiful Budle Bay. Set within a traditional English garden, you can hear the soothing sound of Budle Burn as it runs past the property. 

VIKING LIFE & TIMES
Shows & Displays

Learn about Viking life and hear tales of terror and turmoil about the Viking raids on the North East coast of England, where Lindisfarne was first to be set upon in 793 AD.

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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Ellington

Situated in Ellington, a village on the coast of Northumberland, The Plough Inn is a traditional local country pub in the heart of a welcoming village community.

SOLDIERS OF THE ROSES
Shows & Displays

This summer, we’re taking visitors on a journey back to 1464 when the title of Earl of Northumberland, along with ownership of Warkworth Castle, was stripped from the Percy family. So today join us and experience first-hand life as a Soldier in the
ALICE AND THE MAGIC MIRROR GARDEN
Outdoor Event

Our curious characters including Alice, The Mad Hatter and the White Rabbit are hiding in the Spring floral delights. Come and find them in the wonderful world of Belsay as you follow the trail!

Father's Day Lunch
Food event

Celebrate Father's Day with family and friends in the beautiful surroundings of Kirkley Hall.

North East Koi Club
Wildlife events

A chance to see an incredible selection of some of the best Koi carp in the country, as well as Bonsai and various craft dealers

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Bamburgh

Village House is a grade II listed, traditionally styled village house located in the heart of the historic village of Bamburgh. Village House has undergone a major refurbishment in 2011 and can accommodate up to 8 people.

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Universe Full of Stars
Star gazing events

From the uncertainty of the big bang to the cosmic microwave background and on to the evolution of the universe to what we see today. A thought provoking journey through understanding and reason as to our existence in this fantastic and awe inspiring physical universe. After the talk we will guide you through the observatory, visiting the telescopes and instruments we have here. We will look at galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, gaze at the glittering stars of the Milky Way.

Woodhorn
Shows & Displays

See beautiful birds of prey on display from 11am to 3pm and catch one of the spectacular flying displays by the team at Ridgeside Falconry.

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Bed & Breakfast
Greenhead

A warm welcome, comfortable accommodation and a delicious breakfast await you, right by Hadrian's Wall Trail, Pennine Way and Cycle Route 72.

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Sharp Shooters Day
Outdoor

Test your aiming skill on our Laser clay shooting and Archery ranges.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

Three bedroom cottage overlooking sea and castle. Fully equipped for 6. Coal fire. No pets, no smokers. Excellent walking and golf.

MAGNA CARTA
Shows & Displays

John FitzRobert , Lord of Warkworth, was one of the 25 barons who vowed to act as guarantor of the Great Charter, and see that King John observed it.

Land, Sea & Sky Art Exhibition
Exhibition
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Riddell Fiddles in concert. Riddell Fiddles are a community based group from Selkirk who play and enjoy traditional music and song. Land Sea & Sky. Join us for a celebration of local art and photography from: Amanda Bell, Roni Butcher, Simon Holding, Rachael MacKenna and Kevin Peden

Easter Egg Trail
Family

Calling all Eggsplorers! Expect lots of fun as you join in the Easter Egg Hunt in Allen Banks woodland. 

Kirkley Kritters
Wildlife events

Get up-close and personal with amazing megabugs that creep and crawl.

Riding of the Bounds
Outdoor Event

As part of Berwick 900 programme of events in 2015, the annual Riding of the Bounds takes place on May 1st. The ride is open to all riders, who are confident in walk, trot and fast canter in large groups and open spaces.
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Museums and galleries
Ashington

From coal mining communities to contemporary art: discover a proud past, The Pitmen Painters and the best in art and heritage at Northumberland's biggest museum.

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Bed & Breakfast
Rothbury

Award-winning farmhouse offering quality accommodation in beautiful surroundings near Rothbury. Northumbrian hospitality at its best.

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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Spacious detached 19thC vicarage. Refurbished to a high standard, only 10 minutes walk from the town centre and beautiful beaches.

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BELSAY BOOT CAMP
Shows & Displays

Attention! Right you ‘orrible lot, it’s training time. Become a Home Front hero and be put through your paces at Belsay Hall.

 

ARMSTRONG HOUSE
Bed & Breakfast
Bamburgh

Armstrong House is overlooked by Bamburgh Castle in the centre of the village.  Close to all amenities, pubs and the beach.

All room are ensuite with onsite parking

English Tourist Board 3 star rating

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Inn
Stocksfield

The Duke of Wellington Inn is nestled in the Tyne valleys village of Newton just off the A69 near Corbridge, within easy access to Newcastle, Hadrian’s Wall Country, Hexham and Northumberland’s National Park.

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Bed & Breakfast
Alnmouth
Spacious farmhouse with beautiful views of Alnmouth and Warkworth Bay 2 miles away. A warm welcome is assured great breakfasts with a Northumberland flavour.
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Kirkley Hall Bonfire Night
Family

Remember, remember the 5th November! It’s that time of year again, so come along to Kirkley Hall and celebrate bonfire night with us. As well as a bigger and better array of fireworks and a beautiful bonfire we will have a hog roast and refreshment
Golf course at Linden Hall
Golf
Morpeth
Nestled in a 450-acre estate at the heart of the Northumberland countryside, the golf course at Macdonald Linden Hall, Golf & Country Club is one of the area's finest.
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Kirkley Kritters
Family

Get up-close and personal with amazing megabugs that creep and crawl. 

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Bed & Breakfast
Tarset

Beautiful stone-built house with walled garden. Fantastic views. River walks. Good food, fishing, golf. Hadrian's Wall 20 miles.

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Castle and Keep
Historic sites
Warkworth

Set in a quaint Northumberland town, this hill-top fortress and hermitage offers a fantastic family day out.

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Lowick

Delightful, stone-built cottage offers spacious single-storey accommodation. Comfortable, well equipped in quiet location. Ideal for coast and countryside. Large garden.

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Craster

This holiday home (sleeps 4-6), overlooking the sea with garden leading onto rocks. Midweek and weekend breaks available low season.

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Self Catering
Chatton

Woodpecker Mill is situated in the heart of Northumberland and is surrounded by stunning scenery. It provides a perfect base for exploring the Northumberland Coastal and Countryside with all of Northumberland’s top attractions including unspoilt beaches, striking castles and beautiful gardens within easy reach.  Woodpecker Mill is a stone built cottage which offers a high level of accommodation with amazing views of surrounding open countryside and sleeps up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms.

The cottage is filled with charm and character with lots of modern features whilst retaining some traditional elements like the charismatic beamed ceilings in the bedrooms. There is a lovely modern kitchen /dining area. The lounge has a log burning stove and French doors that lead out into the rear enclosed garden. There is a lovely patio area at the front of the cottage too where you can sit out and enjoy a glass of wine in the evening whilst stargazing.

Outdoor Hog Roast & Live Music
Outdoor Event

A lovely way to spend a summer evening - enjoy a delicious hogroast by the river at Heatherslaw Mill, listening to live music by Roger West.   

Fundraising event. Ticket price includes hogroast. Tickets available by calling in at Heatherslaw Tearoom or reserve by phone.

Kielder Water swim
Sporting Event

An incredible opportunity to swim and race on a grander scale in the largest man made lake in Northern Europe

The Secret Garden - Chapterhouse Product
Outdoor Event

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncle’s house deep in the Yorkshire countryside, where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden.

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Newton-by-the-Sea

Guinea Fowl Cottage is a modern, one storey timber self catering property located at the ever popular Link House Farm.

The Bonny Barn
Self Catering
Harbottle

The Bonny Barn is situated in the peaceful village of Harbottle in the Northumberland National Park, and is only a short drive from the historic market town of Rothbury and the stunning Upper Coquet Valley. 

We think that this delightful and charming cottage will win your heart from the moment you arrive.  The Bonny Barn makes an ideal base for those who want to relax amid stunning scenery and yet be within an easy travelling distance of the fascinating castles, stately homes and Heritage coastline of Northumberland. 

Recent visitors have been thrilled at the range of seasonal fresh produce they have been able to use from the garden, which included salads, tomatoes, rhubarb, onions, carrots and potatoes.  

Summer Zoo Club
Family

A whole week of events to bring out your inner zoo keeper!

Lounge
Self Catering
Waren Mill

A charming two bedroom apartment in an ideal location, perfect for small family getaways or a holiday with friends. Seal Bay is positioned with an elevated view over Budle Bay (an area of outstanding natural beauty) where you can watch an ever changing scene evolving with the tides.

Ice Queen and Princess Tea Party
Family

Join Princess Elsa and Anna for an Afternoon Tea Party fit for royalty.

 HOUSE OF QUILTS
Shows & Displays

A display of the textile art of quilting. Individual exhibits of quilting by local crafts people from the North East, on display inside the Hall.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

Just behind the golden sands of Beadnell Bay and set within the tranquil surrounds and sounds of the countryside, Clover Cottage is a 4 star self catering cottage.

Amble Puffin Festival
Outdoor Event
Amble

Amble Puffin Festival celebrates everything Puffin! A week of fun and activities in the Friendliest Port takes place at the best time of year to see the Coquet Island Puffins as they care for their newly hatched pufflings.

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Historic sites
Wylam
Small stone cottage built about 1750. Birthplace in 1781 of inventor George Stephenson. One room open to the public. Car park in Wylam village.
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Castle view room
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Bamburgh

Modern, family owned hotel overlooking the village green in the heart of historic Bamburgh. 32 rooms, some offering views of Bamburgh Castle. AA rosette restaurant, open for food all day.

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Self Catering
Amble

A charming coastal terrace property located within the  town of Amble, referred to as ‘The Friendliest Port’. Eider Cottage is only a very short walk from the harbour and beach and close to the centre of Amble, where you will find a host of amenities to complement your stay.

Zoo School
Wildlife events

If you fancy yourself as a future zoo keeper come along to our Zoo School.  It is a must for any animal enthusiasts!

Sparkle
Outdoor Event

Watch the fabulous characters from the infamous novel by David Walliams come to life in Heartbreak Productions’ adaptation of Mr. Stink for the outdoor stage.

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Alnwick

The detached bungalow is tucked away within a peaceful walled garden. Nightingale Cottage offers charm and seclusion yet is within yards of Alnwick Castle and Gardens. The town centre is within easy walking distance.

A SOLDIER’S LIFE
Family

What was life like on the edge of the Roman frontier? Meet our costumed soldiers, once stationed at Housesteads Roman Fort.

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Bed & Breakfast
Thropton

Thropton Demesne Farmhouse is a family run bed and breakfast with views across the Coquet Valley. Quiet location on edge of village.

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Berwick-upon-Tweed

Stay and experience the joys of wakening up in the morning in an antique French bed, revitalized having had the perfect night's rest in the knowledge that a freshly prepared cooked breakfast awaits you in elegant surroundings.

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The Hytte
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Self Catering
Bingfield

Close to Hexham and Hadrian's Wall this unique property is fully accessible and provides the ideal country retreat for friends and family "get together's" with the added luxury of a sauna and hot-tub spa.

Northumberland Residents Festival
Family

As part of Northumberland Residents Festival, Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens will be offering a 50% discount on all tickets for residents of Northumberland, please note proof of address will be required.

May 12th 2014 Seatrout 5lbs
Fishing
Berwick-upon-Tweed

The Orchard Cottage offers a unique fishing and family holiday destination. It boasts a private 1 mile stretch of river, exclusively for guests.

The 1715 Rising in the North
Exhibition

Commemorating the Northumberland Jacobites and the 300th anniversary of the ill-fated attempt to restore the Stuart Monrchy
Sunday Lunch
Food event

Celebrate Easter with family and friends in the beautiful surroundings of Kirkley Hall. 

 HOW TO BE A ROMAN SOLDIER
Family

Can your little soldier hack it in Roman Britain? We’re showing them how to defend their very own empire this half term.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Hastings Dairy is a traditional property with a well-finished modern interior. Originally a farm dairy house, the property now accommodates 4 guests in comfort and has some nice features such as a great sun catching balcony.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Hill Head is a 4 star self catering cottage set in a magnificent Edwardian family home with spacious accommodation on three levels and a wealth of history. Set in a peaceful country village location with stunning views of the coast, Cheviot Hills and Bamburgh Castle, Hill Head is only a short walk from the shops, beaches and local amenities which Bamburgh has to offer. 

Thank Folk It's Friday music
Music & Dance

Thank Folk it's Friday is a free programme of Folk music held in the Woodhorn Cafe on the final Friday of each month from 2pm.

Beach Retreat - views from the cottage
Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

Beach Retreat is part of a farm conversion in the village of Newton by the Sea. It is a 3 bedroom cottage which sleeps up to 8 guests and is pet friendly. Situated next to the beach and beautiful sandy dunes, this cottage enjoys great coastal views.  Guests are also able to use the Ocean Club leisure facilities in Seahouses as the cottage has guest membership.

Wallington
Outdoor Event

Ask our head gardener for expert advice in the Conservatory and buy special plants to help us raise money for the NGS.

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed

We offer 3 superb 4 Star self-catering holiday cottages set in an idyllic spot on the water's edge opposite Holy Island, between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Bamburgh in Northumberland.

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Newton-by-the-Sea

The Granary is located at the ever popular Link House Farm. The sandy shore of Beadnell Bay is just a minutes walk from the property, yet it still retains a wonderfully enclosed country garden which acts as a great breeze free, sun trap.

Snowdrop Cottage Kitchen and Dining Room
Self Catering
Alnwick
Set in private grounds and woodland, we offer the very highest standards in luxury holiday cottages situated in a unique setting in the heart of the Northumberland countryside.
Town Hall
Exhibition

Berwick 900 event marking the 70th anniversary of VE Day (8th May 1945). Featuring an exhibition, entitled 'Berwick at War: 1939-45', illustrating life on the Home Front and a rally of military and civilian vehicles of the period.
BAND SUNDAYS – MUSIC THROUGH THE AGES
Music & Dance

Each week join us at Belsay Hall and listen to live bands playing outside in a beautiful setting. An ideal way to enjoy some superb music, with a different period of history explored each week. Please feel free to bring your own deck chairs or rugs.
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Hotel
Otterburn

Beautiful, historic castle hotel in its own grounds. Ideal for exploring this unspoilt part of Northumberland. Close to Scottish Borders with many countryside activities or just relax and enjoy our good food!

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Star trails
Star gazing events

Come and experience an unforgettable night of deep sky astronomy under some of the darkest skies on the planet! Our deep sky events are aimed at showing you as many of the incredible faint galaxies, clusters and nebula as well as comets and other denizens of the outer solar system through our powerful telescopes.

Wallington
Historic sites
Cambo

Discover Wallington, much-loved home to generations of the unconventional Treveylan family and a magnificent estate where politics and play came together in the heart of Northumberland.

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Cahalen Morrison & Eli West in Concert
Music & Dance
Seahouses

The House-concert series at St Cuthbert's House gives you the chance to see and hear world-class musicians at very close quarters, in an intimate setting. This month we have Cahalen Morrison and Eli West.

Kite flying at Newbiggin Kite Festival
Shows & Displays

The 4th Annual Kite Festival hosted by Newbiggin Maritime Centre

Bowjangles  - On the Box
Music
Morpeth

Bowjangles use every style and genre of music you can imagine to bring old style music hall vaudeville into the 21st century.

Picnic bench
Outdoor Event

Central to survival; fire warms, dries, makes water safe, cooks food, lifts morale. Firecraft is one of the oldest skills known to mankind. It is a central survival skill; it warms us, it dries us, it makes water safe to drink, it cooks our food, it lifts morale. Discover several different ways to generate a flame without using matches including with flint and steel.
Stargazing at Once Brewed
Star gazing events

Family-based astronomy with children’s activities during the afternoon, followed by an evening talk on Eclipses and the possibility of star gazing observations using solar and telescopes, weather permitting.

Hallowe'en!
Family

From fancy dress to scarycrows to games and activities for children.... lots to do for all the family...come along and join in the fun...if you dare!

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Self Catering
Alnwick

We are a family run business which provides great family holidays, as well as "get away from it all breaks" for all ages and have 30 years of experience on which to call when we welcome you to Village Farm.

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Self Catering
Lucker

Cinch is a 2 bedroom ground level property that is perfect for holidaying families looking to relax in quiet environment, yet with easy access to Northumberland’s attractions. Part of the fabulous collection of properties at Lucker Hall Steadings, positioned within the heart of Lucker Village.

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Bamburgh

Located at Red Barns on the outskirts of Bamburgh, this newly completed 1 bedroom property is a great bolthole for holidaying couples looking for a quiet escape that’s also within walking distance to the beach and village centre amenities.

Alnwick Farmers Market
Markets
Alnwick

On Market days you can buy local produce, find a bargain and enjoy the genial atmosphere in the Market Place.

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Chathill

Located within the picturesque coastal village of Beadnell, this first floor, 4 star newly built holiday home is perfectly designed for couples looking to retreat to the famous Northumberland coast and countryside.

St Mary's at Stamfordham
Churchyard/Burial Ground
Stamfordham

A stunning Grade 1 listed church with Saxon origins. Lots of fascinating ancient monuments and a beautiful churchyard.

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Stonehaugh

Beautiful cedar wood chalet nestled on the edge of Kielder forest in the beautiful, quiet and relaxed rural village of Stonehaugh. SLEEPS 7 + travel cot, very affordable self catering accommodation. The lodge is conveniently situated in the stunning Northumberland National Park between Kielder Water, Hadrians Wall and Hexham. 

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Self Catering
Chathill
Seven luxury self catering holiday cottages, this is the original farmhouse of Doxford Home Farm on Northumberland's Heritage Coast. A wonderful base for holidaymakers visiting Northumberland who require comfort, tranquillity and style.
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Haltwhistle

Old Brewery Cottages are Grade II Listed  Cottages  situated in the small hamlet of Melkridge  2miles outside of Haltwhistle with ample private parking. and Four Star Rated by Visit England. 

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 THEATRE – LOVE LABOUR’S LOST
Shows & Displays

A joyful, pastoral comedy with a strong musical and interactive element.
Etal Castle - Etal Village
Historic sites
Etal

A 14thC castle in picturesque surroundings, steeped in the history of border warfare.

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Kielder Duathlon
Sporting Event

Starting and finishing at Kielder Castle, the event consists of a 7km trail run followed by a 24km mountain bike, incorporating the new blue graded bike trail, finishing with a final 6km trail run.

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Self Catering
Cramlington

11 Luxury cottage conversions sleeping 2 -8, ideally situated near city, coast and countryside, also fully accessible disabled cottage. 11 Luxury cottage conversions sleeping 2 -8, ideally situated near city, coast and countryside, also fully accessible disabled cottage.

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Listed 18th Century Tombstone
Church
Lowick

Visitors, sometime from as far away as Australia and the USA have described the church in the visitors book as ‘impressive’ and ‘lovely; they admire the particular peaceful quality of the building.

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Bed & Breakfast
Amble

The Harbour Guest House and Tearoom has 6 letting rooms all en suite. Situated on Amble Harbour, 3 minutes to town centre.

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Baby BioBlitz Weekend
Family

Come along and help our keepers and experts survey the Kirkley Hall estate for flora and fauna, you might get muddy so don't forget your wellies!

Craft Fair - Etal Village Hall
Food event

Over 15 local foodies and crafters selling a range of local delicacies and crafts made in North Northumberland. Whether you're treating yourself or looking for a special gift this is the place to find it. Free admission, free parking.
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Beadnell

Just a stone’s throw from sandy beach of Beadnell Bay, this open plan, modern, detached property is perfect for that holiday by the sea. Accommodating up to 8 guests in comfort over 4 bedrooms, 5 Sandy Lane is perfectly suited for a group of friends or large family. 

Almnouth Foxton Hall golf club
Golf
Alnmouth
Golf club and course set on magnificent Foxton Bay. Eighteen holes with clubhouse, accommodation, snooker room and bars.
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Elsdon

This cozy two-bed roomed cottage is a perfect base for couples or families with small children wanting to explore Northumberland.

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The Railsplitters in Concert
Music & Dance
Seahouses

The House-concert series at St Cuthbert's House gives you the chance to see and hear world-class musicians at very close quarters, in an intimate setting. This month - The Railsplitters. Not hear of them? Well, you will...

Great outdoors
Great Outdoors
Ingram

Northumberland National Park covers 405 areas of protected landscape with breathtaking views, crystal clear streams, dark skies for star gazing and rich wildlife havens.

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Sightseeing and Leisure
Alnwick

A great place for book lovers, with a large selection of paperbacks, hardbacks, collector's editions in a beautiful building (formerly Alnwick railway station).  The Station Buffet in the former waiting rooms serves coffee, drinks and homemade food, while filter coffee (with an honesty box) is available. Coal fires and comfy chairs allow you to browse your selection in comfort.

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St Mary the Virgin at Longframlington
Church
Longframlington

St Mary’s dates from the late twelfth century.  Since 1891 Longframlington has been part of a parish that also includes the nearby Priory of St Peter and St Paul, Brinkburn, now under the care of English Heritage but a wonderful place for occasional services.

Golden Sands Holiday Park
Caravan & Camping
Morpeth

Outstanding five star beach front caravan holiday park in the coastal village of Cresswell just 30 minutes north of Newcastle upon Tyne. Luxury caravan hire available for families and couples alike. Miles of beaches on the doorstep, close to Druridge Bay and the market towns of Morpeth, Amble and Alnwick. 

Town Hall
Shows & Displays

Berwick 900 will be holding Bygone Borderlands, a local and family history weekend in the Guildhall, Berwick-upon-Tweed to celebrate the unique 900 year history of Berwick and its people. 

 Marlbrough Cottage
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Berwick-upon-Tweed

Superior two-bedroomed cottage, stunning seafront location, fully equipped kitchen, shower-room, ramped access, all on one level, off-road parking. Satelite TV and Broadband Internet access provided.

2014 Kielder 10K 6
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Sporting Event

Come and Beat the Bull!  Run the Kielder 10K around the stunning Bull Crag Peninsula of Kielder Water.

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Self Catering
Cornhill-on-Tweed

Featured in the Conde Nast Traveller Top Picks of British Houses 2013, this enchanting one bedroom cottage is the epitome of a romantic rural retreat complete with white picket fence, pretty cottage garden, cosy sitting room with open fire and charming summer house. 

 
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Bed & Breakfast
Bardon Mill

Welcoming Coach House offering charming en suite ground/first floor accommodation in garden annexe. Ideal location, Roman sites, village amenities.

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Mini golf
Nature and Wildlife
Kielder

With views of the reservoir Leaplish Waterside Park is the ideal base to recharge and refresh or take part in an action packed day of activities. The Boat Inn Restaurant and bar serves fresh new locally sourced menus throughout the day.

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Kirkley Hall
Sporting Event

Run Northumberland is part of the RUN NATION series of events and takes in historic and scenic venues.

What is a World Heritage Site?
Guided Walk/Tours
Hexham

Find out what a World Heritage Site actually is from world heritage expert John Scott.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Old Farm is a 5 star self catering cottage situated in a stunning rural location between the A1 and the picturesque coastal village of Bamburgh

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Historic sites
Warkworth
The hermitage is cut into the rock of the river cliff, hidden away underneath the wooded bank, a short walk upstream from the castle. Half a mile from Warkworth Castle, tucked away by the Coquet and accessible only by boat.
Superhero Day
Family

Meet and greet with four real life superheroes and take part in their special activities

The Fisherman & The Pearl
Family
Seaton Delaval

McManus, an old fisherman from Fisherman’s Cove has seen it all. When he was young the fishing was good and the sea teaming with life. Now he’s old, sad and grumpy and spends his days sitting on the rocks lamenting the good old days.

Relax in this spacious and comfortable lounge
Self Catering
Seahouses

White Sails enjoys a central location in the heart of Seahouses within a minute’s walk of the harbour, beach and all the village amenities making it the perfect choice for those wanting a traditional seaside holiday sleeping up to 6 people. Ideal for large families or a group of friends as there are 3 bedrooms, 2 with ensuite and a family bathroom.

ROMAN CAVALRY EASTER EXPLORERS
Family

It's time to get clue-cracking. Find characters from the past to help you solve the challenge and seek out your chocolate reward in the grounds of Birdoswald Roman Fort

Summer Zoo Club
Wildlife events

A whole week of events to bring out your inner zoo keeper! 

Miss Caledonia
Theatre
Wooler

The year is 1955. Desperate to escape the chicory-pulling, stall-cleaning, hay-baling drudgery of life in Caledonia, Ontario. Peggy Ann Douglas has a plan. Following in the footsteps of starlets Debbie Reynolds and Lee Meriwether, Peggy Ann will simply become a movie star – and she will start her journey to the top by winning the local pageant.

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Self Catering
Mindrum

A very pretty two bedroom period cottage, perfect for families and lovers of the great outdoors set in the stunning surroundings of the Mindrum Estate. Walking, fishing, riding & cycling from the doorstep. Dogs and horses welcome.

 
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Sport and Leisure
Blyth

A superb multi use leisure centre with 2 pools, sportshall, squash courts, gym, spa, softplay, and a full range of fitness classes

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Stable Cottage is a 5 star self catering cottage in a converted sandstone farm building with a traditional red pantile roof situated near Bamburgh.

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Wallington
Family

Visit Wallington, home of the adventurous Trevelyan family and follow our Cadbury Easter Egg trail through the West Wood. Hunt for clues about fearsome Aunt Gertrude, recreate her adventures and claim your yummy Cadbury chocolate Egghead reward.

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Eglingham

A beautifully converted stone barn in a truely peaceful location, with garden and open views.

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Beadnell

Set in the picturesque coastal village of Beadnell, This ground floor, 4 star newly built holiday home is perfectly designed for couples looking to retreat to the famous Northumberland countryside.

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Alnwick

Superb listed building,once the school for Howick Village, with the stunning north Northumberland Coast only 400m away. Free pass to nearby Howick Hall Gardens and woodland walks included in stay. Enjoy the bird life, wildflowers, spectacular views.

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Belford

This historic tranquil setting offers an enchanting experience. This romantic lakeside hideaway sleeping 2 - 6 guests. Close to Bamburgh and Lindisfarne.

HANDS ON HISTORY CREW
Family

Leave your games consoles and tablets at home and join us every day during the school holidays. The hands on history crew has a range of medieval activities for you to try.

Lindisfarne Castle
Historic sites
Holy Island
Outside The Bathing House in Howick
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Craster

This truly unique and charming Grade II listed building stands in an idyllic and desirable location on the Northumberland coast. Set in a superb position on the cliff edge with sandy cove below with wonderful views.

FALCONRY OF ROMAN BRITAIN
Family

Fearsome families are invited to get up close and personal with our collection of falcons and hawks on display at Chesters Roman Fort. Are you brave enough to feed our falcons?

Bedroom
Self Catering
Bamburgh

Set literally within the dunes of Budle Bay sands, Brent Goose is the perfect 4 star getaway for those looking for some tranquillity by the sea. With a privately owned sandy beach for all guests to enjoy, you can sit at peace within an area of outstanding natural beauty and watch the day go by and not see another soul.

Bushcraft Day: Level 2: Sapling
Family

Head outdoors and experience nature in Allen Banks woodland and work towards 'Sapling' status. Whether you have bushcraft experience or recently achieved 'Acorn' status at Housesteads, this is an adventure not to be missed.

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Alnmouth

Janice invites you to stay in her spacious recently refurbished home by the water's edge of the beautiful Aln Estuary. Combining superior accommodation with superb value. Our dining-room and 1st floor guest lounge have panoramic views.

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Kirkley Hall
Outdoor

Come along for a wonderful day out set within the renowned Kirkley Hall Gardens.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

The Greenhouse is a Northumberland self catering property in Bamburgh. This 4 star self catering property iis idea for quiet relaxing by the coast. FInd more accommodation on the official tourist information website for Northumberland.

Wallington
Family

Flock to Wallington to meet the nation’s favourite fleecy friend, Shaun the Sheep, and enjoy two days of sheep-filled fun as we help celebrate the launch of Shaun the Sheep The Movie in February.

Alnwick Castle
Historic sites
Alnwick

Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in the UK; home to the Percy family for over 700 years and film location for Downton Abbey and Harry Potter's Hogwarts.

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Bed & Breakfast
Beal

Peaceful farmhouse, ideal for touring. Spacious, comfortable ensuite rooms. Private lounge and dining-room. Walled garden.

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Hotel
Alnmouth

Nether Grange has been welcoming guests for nearly 70 years. With its superb coastal location, magnificent sea views, and cosy atmosphere, it’s not surprising that many of the guests return year after year.

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Bed & Breakfast
Beal

Quality Bed & Breakfast accommodation on a beautiful coastal spot overlooking Holy Island in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are 5 spacious en-suite rooms which are independent of the farmhouse and have individual front doors.

The farm is an ideal base for walking, cycling, and exploring the local area.

Breakfasts are served in the farmhouse with plenty of fresh options and cooked breakfasts made to order using local produce. Enjoy homemade jams, local honey and Northumbrian bacon and sausages with delicious free range eggs.

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Wallington
Guided Walk/Tours

Join us for an exclusive tour of Rothley Lake and discover the wonderful wildlife that lives in this hidden site. Rothley Lake was originally designed by ‘Capability’ Brown to be a fishing lake but is now one of the top spots for wildlife on the Wallington estate.

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Inn
Hexham

A charming countryside Inn offering comfortable accommodation, high quality delicious home cooked food, real ales and fine wines close to Hadrian's Wall.

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Self Catering
Beadnell

This fantastic detached property is situated within the coastal village of Beadnell, just 150 metres away from the sandy dunes that surround Beadnell Bay. Recently refurbished to high standard, The Paddock provides modern facilities and comfort within a peaceful and secluded environment. 

St Cuthberts's Cave
Historic sites
Belford

St. Cuthbert’s Cave is an overhanging outcrop of Sandstone rock, supported by an isolated pillar of stone. It is reputed that the monks of Lindisfarne brought St. Cuthbert’s body to this place in AD875 following Viking raids on the Island

Millhouse Cottage
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Waren Mill

Beautiful stone property with stunning views over Budle Bay providing comfortable & well equipped accommodation. Mature private garden. Awarded 4 stars.

Show of Hands
Music

An evening with triple-award winning acoustic duo Knightley and Beer, joined by Miranda Sykes, for a night of original songs, stunning musicianship and remarkable audience rapport

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Self Catering
Langley-on-Tyne

Cute, Cosy & Quirky a special place just for 2! In North Pennines AONB - Finalist North East Tourism 2012 / 2013. "Cool Cottage" Guardian Holidays May 2013

Tynedale Beer & Cider Festival
Outdoor Event
Hexham

A wonderful festival in the beautiful Tyne valley with over 120 carefully conditioned real ales on tap, ciders, wines and soft drinks, all in one huge marquee.

Lounge
Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

A wonderfully appointed property situated just to the back of the golden sands of Beadnell Bay, Forget Me Not is a 4 star self catering cottage finished to a high standard to match its fantastic location. The picturesque village of Newton-by-the-Sea is just a short stroll away where a wonderful beach and nature reserve await.

Firwood
Bed & Breakfast
Wooler

A very warm welcome to Firwood from Mike and Beth Mills. We offer peace and tranquillity, a touch of style and luxury, with homely comforts and delicious breakfasts.

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Allen Banks woodland and gorge
Nature and Wildlife
Bardon Mill

Take a walk on the wild side at Allen Banks and Staward Gorge, one of the largest areas of ancient woodland in Northumberland.

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North East Skinny Dip
Outdoor Event

Now in its fourth year this event has raised thousands of pounds for charity but is more importantly, for the dippers, all about reconnecting with nature in stunning surroundings.

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Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

Alndyke is a Georgian farmhouse set in 400 acres with panoramic views and is a non-smoking house with car parking.

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Twin Room
Bed & Breakfast
Belford
A family-run farm, nestling between the magnificent Northumberland coastline and the Cheviot Hills, 2.5 miles from the village of Belford.
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Garden
Self Catering
Seahouses

Sunshine House is a large detached family home offering style, comfort and 5 star contemporary living in Seahouses, Northumberland. As the name suggests, it has a sunny position situated on the fringe of a most sought after village. 

Water Day
Outdoor

Try your hand at Canoeing or Kayaking on the beautiful Kielder Water.

Double Bedroom
Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Located in the heart of the town in Berwick-Upon-Tweed our modern chic room only accommodation offers all you need for a stay in the town.

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Bamburgh

Dairy Cottage is a 5star self catering property situated in a converted sandstone farm building with a traditional slate roof. The cottage is a deceptively large luxury holiday cottage on one level.

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Self Catering
Haydon Bridge

The Old Farmhouse is located on a 600 acre hill farm in the Northumberland National park in Hadrian's Wall country, offering self catering in this cosy barn conversion.

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Adventure Sports
Matfen

Go Ape is a tree top adventure based in the heart of Matfen, a mile or two to the north of Hadrian's Wall near Hexham.

Berwick Market Day
Markets
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick's ancient Charter Markets take place on Marygate in Berwick town centre, Wednesdays and Saturdays all year round.

Morpeth Amphibian Day
Wildlife events

Morpeth Amphibian Day is a celebration of frogs and other amphibians you can find in Northumberland and around the world. 

Northumberland & Durham Labrador Retriever Championship Show 2015
Shows & Displays

Following the success of our previous shows, the Northumberland and Durham Labrador Retriever Club are pleased to return to Kirkley Hall for their 2015 Championship show. The show has a family friendly atmosphere with around 250 Labradors so why n
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Kielder

Fully accessible, comfortable Scandanavian lodges set in the beautiful Kielder Water & Forest Park and close to the tranquil shores of Kielder Water. Activities and home cooked meals are also available.

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Chathill

Located within the picturesque coastal village of Beadnell, this first floor, newly built 4 star holiday home is perfectly designed for couples looking to retreat to the famous Northumberland coast and countryside.

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Sport and Leisure
Cramlington

A large, multi-use leisure centre with leisure pool, softplay, sportshall, squash courts, gym and a full range of fitness classes.

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Self Catering
Rothbury

What a fantastic view - the most frequent comment we hear! Enjoy the sights and sounds of the countryside in an idyllic rural setting within our working sheep farm.

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Kirkley Hall Big Family Day Out
Happy Easter
Family

Come along to Kirkley Hall this Easter and enjoy lots of delicious sweet treats at our chocolate party.

Aerial photo of Aydon Castle
Historic sites
Corbridge
A beautiful 13thC manor house with strong fortifications against Scottish raiders, Aydon Castle stands in a secluded woodland setting.
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Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

Ideally situated to enjoy the Dark Skies in the Northumberland National Park, a warm welcome awaits you at Ingram House.

Room 2, can be booked as Super King or Twin En-Suite
Bed & Breakfast
Allendale Town

Traditional, recently refurbished Northumbrian farmhouse built round a courtyard with stunning views around Allendale and up to the Cheviots and Scottish Borders.

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Self Catering
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

Town house, off-road parking, family and two double bedrooms, sitting room, upstairs and downstairs bathrooms, kitchenette, dinette, porch, patio and garden.

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Rothbury

A 1 bedroom newly renovated and luxurious stone cottage, built in 1837 and located in the heart of the beautiful village of Rothbury in Northumberland.  VisitEngland 4 Star with Gold Award.  Free Wi-Fi.  Nespresso Coffee Machine.  Plenty of on-street parking outside the cottage.  On the edge of the National Park.  An ideal romantic retreat.

Focus on Hadrian's Wall with Roger Clegg
Family
Hexham

Immerse yourself in the wild landscape at Hadrian's Wall and use your camera to capture the picturesque surroundings with the help of professional photographer Roger Clegg.

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Kielder

Luxury Scandinavian style lodges on the lakeside of Kielder Water boast panoramic views stretching over the lake and forest. An excellent base to explore Scottish Borders, Hadrian's Roman Wall Country, northumberland coastline and Cumbria.

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Self Catering
Alnmouth

Riverside Lodge is a 2 bedroom cottage (sleeps 4) situated directly opposite Alnmouth beach and estuary with stunning views.
Access to the beach is within 20 metres and the village shop, pubs, restaurants and golf course is within a 5 minute walk. There is a first floor open plan living area/kitchen and dining with estuary and beach views. Private parking available. Fri/Fri 

Poppy Cottage
Self Catering
Belford

The ideal destination for romantic getaways in the countryside.

Breaks for 2 offer couples the chance to swap the stresses of everyday life for a relaxing, rural retreat.

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Self Catering
Beadnell

This 3 star self catering holiday cottage is based alongside the magnificent dunes and harbour of Beadnell Bay, the only west facing harbour on the East Coast of Britain. The property is 200m from Beadnell Bay and open fields.

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Church
Etal

Set in the grounds of Etal Manor, this church (designed by William Butterfield) was built 1856-58 by Lady Augusta FitzClarence as a burial place for her husband Lord Frederick (one of the illegitimate sons of King William IV ).

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Self Catering
Lucker

Claxton is a spacious 3 bedroom property that is part of the collection of properties at Lucker Hall Steadings, positioned within the heart of Lucker Village. The property benefits from a large kitchen and dining area as well as a very open living room, making comfortable living for any guests.

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Historic sites
Bamburgh

A spectacular castle with fantastic coastal views. The stunning Kings Hall and Keep house collections of armour, artwork, porcelain and furniture.

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Embleton
Cosy, comfortable, heated farm cottages, between Alnwick and Embleton. Ideal for beach, bird-watching, exploring gardens and coast. Double-glazed property.
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Self Catering
Bamburgh

This stunning detached 4 star self catering holiday home is set in the peaceful countryside location of Dukesfield, 1 mile from the village of Bamburgh and all of its local amenities.

Kirkley Hall's Countryside Christmas Fair 2015
Family

Kirkley Hall Countryside Christmas Fair attracts people from all over the region. There will be stalls where you will find authentic crafts and gifts, a hog roast, Santa Claus, fairground rides, entertainment for all the family and much more! Come an
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Embleton

Utopian retreat for the discerning. Unique village hideaway with 15 miles unsurpassable coastal views. Ultimate in comfort and tranquillity. Free heating.

Hexham Book Fair
Books
Hexham

Over 20 stalls from booksellers from across the region offering a wide variety of second-hand and new books.

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Bed & Breakfast
Corbridge

Large, late 19thC country house with splendid views southwards. Set in spacious grounds,in historic village with easy access to Hadrian's Wall, A69 and A68. Family run.

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Etal Village Hall
Food event

over 15 local foodies and crafters selling their wares; free parking; free admission.

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Bed & Breakfast
Rothbury

A 17thC building in the heart of a country village, offering en suites, 4-poster beds, colour TVs and evening meals by arrangement. No smoking property.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

The Boat House at Bamburgh adds comfort and style to a simply wonderful location. This self catering property is nestled within the dunes and comes accompanied with great views of the castle and coastline.  

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Aidan cottage is a luxury stone built holiday cottage, providing outstanding self catering accommodation over 2 floors for up to 4 people.

Picnic bench
Outdoor Event

A family survival adventure – stick together, solve the problems, learn the skills, stay alive.
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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

Within yards of the dunes and golden sands of Beadnell Bay, Old Barn is a 4 star self catering property with comfort and character, retaining some of the traditional features and layout of the original farm building whilst providing spacious and practical accommodation.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

Linkhouse Farm Cottage is a secluded 4 star self catering cottage situated just behind the beach dunes, resulting in the golden sands of Beadnell Bay being within yards of the property.

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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Otterburn
The Tower Inn and Stable Bar has recently been born out of the old stables at the Otterburn Tower Hotel.
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Self Catering
Rothbury

 

 

Cragside, National Trust, has two beautiful holiday cottages to let in the heart of Northumberland.

 

With your own private entrance you can enjoy the estate when everyone else has gone home. Each cottage sleeps 6 with beautifully furnished rooms, the bedrooms all have amazing views of the gardens or countryside. Free entry to the house, gardens and estate for holiday cottage guests.

 

The Clarence Household
Outdoor

Join the Clarence Household for three days of living history, talks and demonstrations

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Bed & Breakfast
Hexham

A former 18th Century Coaching Inn, Eals Lodge is now a 4 star bed & breakfast set within the Northumberland National Park.

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Church
Greenhead

Originally designed by John Dobson, a church with an interesting spire and Kempe Glass.

Picnic bench
Outdoor Event

A chance for a behind the scenes look at how England\'s largest forest is managed and get up close to harvesting monsters on this minibus tour deep into the heart of Kielder Forest
Chollerton Old Church
Self Catering
Hexham

Stone-built church and stable providing three spacious and comfortable self-catering cottages accommodating, 2, 4 and 5 people.

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Kielder 101 MTB Endurance Event
Cycling event

A unique 101km MTB endurance event starting at the iconic Kielder Castle. The route takes in many classic border trails and crosses from England to Scotland and back!

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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Old stone-built cottage, extended into a larger bungalow, retaining as much of the character as possible. All on ground level and a beautiful private garden.
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Self Catering
Ovington

Converted in 1990 from original farm cottage. Adjoining a 16thC Listed farmhouse. One mile from the A69, Roman Wall, Vindolanda, historic Hexham and easy reach of the Northumberland coast.

View from Bath House
Historic sites
Bardon Mill

Visit Roman Vindolanda today and you will find one of the North East’s most famous and not to be missed tourist attractions lying in the beautiful landscape of Hadrian's Wall Country. Formerly a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain, Vindolanda is the home of Britain's 'Top Treasure' - the Vindolanda Writing Tablets - and is one Europe's most important Roman archaeological sites, with live excavations taking place every year.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Hayloft is a converted sandstone farm building with traditional slate roof. Set in a peaceful, rural location the 5 star self catering cottage sleeps 3 people. Dogs welcome.

Conservatory
Self Catering
Seahouses

Fairways is situated on Kings Field at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on arguably one of the best sites on the development, the villa has every amenity to make your stay enjoyable. It is clean, light and modern, furnished and equipped to a high standard. 

Star trails
Star gazing events

Family astronomy at Kielder Observatory: what is it all about? Well, the skies, the Universe and everything that is in it! Tonight you sit back, relax and listen to your kids amaze you! Watch their faces as they get more and more interested in the topic as we whizz them through the Universe at breakneck speed, with stunning visuals and the famed Kielder Observatory delivery team.

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Hotel
Morpeth

Grade II Listed Georgian manor country house. The hotel is set in a 450-acre estate of private park and woodland.

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Easter at Heatherslaw Mill
Shows & Displays

Family Easter activities with a Mad Hatter and Alice in Wonderland theme, across the estates.

1940s WEEKEND
Outdoor Event

Roll up, Roll up! Do your bit for the War effort and sample the atmosphere of a 40’s fete.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

This delightfully converted two-storey stone built 3 star self catering cottage provides splendid holiday accommodation in an exclusive location in the heart of the Northumbrian countryside.

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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Morpeth

St Mary's Inn opened on 1st November 2014 and is a pub with tradition at its heart with warmth and generosity whether you eat, drink or stay.

 
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Stunning Views
Sightseeing and Leisure
Cornhill-on-Tweed

One destination, over 20 attractions..country estate with a range of attractions and activities including Heatherslaw Railway; Heatherslaw Cornmill; Lady Waterford Hall; Etal Castle; Flodden Battlefield; tearooms; quirky shops and places to stay. Also ideal for walking and cycling.

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Self Catering
Cornhill-on-Tweed

Nestled into rolling farmland, this cosy one bedroom cottage exudes character and charm with lovely open views to the Cheviot Hills. Ideally placed for walking, cycling and enjoying the great outdoors, or simply a peaceful getaway for relaxation and a good book.

Green Room
Bed & Breakfast
Bellingham

The Garden is an eco-building in the heart of Northumberland National Park and the Dark Sky Park. It has its own restaurant specialising in local, freshly prepared dishes. It is near Kielder Reservoir and Kielder Observatory.  It has beautifully furnished accommodation.  It is the perfect location for exploring the beautiful Northumbrian landscape and sky.  

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Self Catering
Embleton

Two cosy, stone-built cottages situated in the heart of the beautiful coastal village of Embleton.

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Tarset

Character coach house in grounds of Old Rectory in Northumberland National Park, only four miles from Kielder Water. Antique furniture, Aga-style cooker, central heating and woodburner. Walled garden with all-weather tennis court. Sleeps 6.

Outside St Aidans in Bamburgh
Church
Bamburgh

A church was founded on this site in 635 by St Aidan; the site of his death is marked by a shrine within the present church which dates from the end of the 12th century. A squint,