Flodden 500

The 9th of September 2013 marked the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden.

In 1513 the now tranquil fields at Branxton were the site of a bloody and fierce battle between the English and Scots.

The battlefield itself, eight miles west of Wooler, and a couple of miles from the Scottish Border, was where a French-funded Scottish Army led by King James IV met the English army under the command of the Earl of Surrey with explosive and historically far-reaching results.

As part of the programme of projects and events which commemorated the Battle, communities on both sides of the border came together to establish Britain’s first cross-border ecomuseum.

The Flodden 1513 Ecomuseum links over 40 sites nationwide which all share a connection to the story of the Battle of Flodden.  These sites include Castles, Churches, Centres, Monuments, Trusts, the Battlefield itself, and more.  The majority of these are concentrated across North Northumberland and the Scottish Borders, but they also spread right across Northern Scotland and as far South as the Mary Rose Trust in Portsmouth.

The Ecomuseum connects the cultures, communities and shared heritage of the Battle across Britain.

Check out www.flodden1513.com to discover all the sites, and to find out more.

Flodden 500

The 9th of September 2013 marked the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden.

In 1513 the now tranquil fields at Branxton were the site of a bloody and fierce battle between the English and Scots.

The battlefield itself, eight miles west of Wooler, and a couple of miles from the Scottish Border, was where a French-funded Scottish Army led by King James IV met the English army under the command of the Earl of Surrey with explosive and historically far-reaching results.

As part of the programme of projects and events which commemorated the Battle, communities on both sides of the border came together to establish Britain’s first cross-border ecomuseum.

The Flodden 1513 Ecomuseum links over 40 sites nationwide which all share a connection to the story of the Battle of Flodden.  These sites include Castles, Churches, Centres, Monuments, Trusts, the Battlefield itself, and more.  The majority of these are concentrated across North Northumberland and the Scottish Borders, but they also spread right across Northern Scotland and as far South as the Mary Rose Trust in Portsmouth.

The Ecomuseum connects the cultures, communities and shared heritage of the Battle across Britain.

Check out www.flodden1513.com to discover all the sites, and to find out more.

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Dining area and living room in Greenleaf
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
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.

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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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The Squirrels
Family

Cheryl and Cyril are two mischievous red squirrels that happen to be ex ballet dancers... you don’t see many of them around! 

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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.
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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.

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 & Simple Suppers.  Recommended by Country Living for rustic style and luxury.

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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

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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 ).

The Hogs Head Inn
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Alnwick

Named after the Inn in Harry Potter books, The three star Hog’s Head Inn is just a short drive from Alnwick Castle – or Hogwarts in JK Rowling’s tales of the boy wizard and his friends – and the famous Alnwick Gardens and Treehouse. Offering exceptionally good food, free Wi-Fi and plenty of parking, The Hog’s Head Inn is a brand new place to eat, drink, sleep and explore.

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Picnic bench
Outdoor Event

A family survival adventure – stick together, solve the problems, learn the skills, stay alive.
Bamburgh Six
Self Catering Agency
Bamburgh

Our hand-picked portfolio of design-led and individual holiday cottages takes you on a journey throughout Northumberland from the rivers and hills of the border country, down through Northumberland's rolling countryside to the rocks, fishing villages and vast sandy stretches of its heritage coastline.

Outside Hexham Hideaways
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Self Catering
Hexham

Just a 3 minute stroll from Hexham town centre. The Beacons is one of two luxury apartments. The Beacons is a beautifully appointed first floor apartment furnished and equipped to an excellent standard.

Middleberry Cottage Lounge
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.
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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.

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Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

 Base for corporate events, cycling, equestrian events, golfing, family gatherings, film crews, fishing, paraglyding, shooting parties, vintage cars, walking parties and wedding parties. Antique galleries, log fires, glamping and camping. Ample parking. Lonely Planet recommended.

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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.
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.

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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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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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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Holy Cross
Church
Haltwhistle

Beautiful ancient church with fabulous stained glass.

Restaurant
Restaurant
Bamburgh

Traditional Country House hotel overlooking Budle Bay and Holy Island in 6 acres of wooded grounds and walled garden. Excellent food. Superb accommodation, extensive reasonably priced wine list.

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Outside Cragside House Gardens and Estate
Historic sites
Rothbury

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

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 Marlbrough Cottage
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Self Catering
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.

Outside Dune Den
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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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Hay Farm House enjoys a rural location with spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. We are in the ideal location for visiting the splendid attractions of the 'Secret Kingdom' of Northumberland and the Scottish Borders.

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St Mary's at Mitford
Church
Mitford

This church, positioned opposite the remains of Mitford castle, dates from 1135 and houses an historic bell and leper squint.

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.

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Self Catering
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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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.

Brick Planet
Exhibition

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

 

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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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.

Outside The Otterburn Tower Hotel
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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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Enjoy the views from this beautiful garden
Self Catering
Craster

 

Harbour House enjoys wonderful sea views across the harbour in the fishing village of Craster, perhaps most famous for its delicious smoked kippers.

 

There is lots to see and do right from your front door. Centrally located in the village, there is a good range of café’s, seafood restaurants and an art gallery within easy walking distance. Also you can enjoy a walk along the coastal path to Dunstanburgh Castle.

 

Harbour House has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 9 guests. It offers spacious accommodation and has a real home from home feel with a cosy log burning stove, Wi-Fi and plenty of good novels to ensure you have a relaxing stay. Many of the rooms have great views of the harbour, ensuring you have a great start and end to every day as well as a truly memorable stay!

 

Outside Pegasus Cottage
Self Catering
Alnwick

Pegasus Cottage is a delightful 3 star self catering cottage dating back to 1823, recently renovated with exposed stone walls and beams, situated in a prime location adjacent to the harbour with outstanding village, sea and harbour views. 

Robin Hood
Shows & Displays

Come and have a joyful, fun-filled picnic with your family while you watch this hilarious musical show. Boys and girls are invited to come along dressed in their best Sherwood fashion.  Robin, Maid Marian, the Evil Sheriff of Nottingham?

Inside Juliet Cottage
Self Catering
Alnwick

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

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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!

Lindisfarne Castle
Historic sites
Holy Island
Woodhorn
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Self Catering
Lesbury

Converted coach house in 1-acre garden of Listed old vicarage, next to an 11thC church.

Outside Doxford Hall Hotel and Spa
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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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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.
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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 THEATRE – LOVE LABOUR’S LOST
Shows & Displays

A joyful, pastoral comedy with a strong musical and interactive element.
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Self Catering
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
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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Bed & Breakfast
Rothbury

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

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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.
Middleton Hall
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Self Catering
Middleton

Large family, friends country house accommodating 20 (+5) guests. Private countryside estate with a range of reception rooms and large bedrooms all with en-suite facilities. Ideally located close to Bamburgh beach and the Sea Houses. Self catered holiday cottage sleeping up to 20 guests. 

Are you a pirate or a princess?
Family

Come along and join our resident pirate Captain Raggy Beard for our Pirates and Princesses day here at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens. 

Outside Cosy Cottage
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.

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.

The Smithy Crookham 1
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.

Christmas Market in The Alnwick Garden
Exhibition

Every weekend from the 28th November - 20th December | 11.00 - 5.00pm Fill your Christmas stockings with unique and eclectic delights from around the region. Hand picked by The Alnwick Garden.

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.

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.

Outside The Bathing House in Howick
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Self Catering
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.

Creative Seed Carnival
Family

Summer carnival fever descends on The Alnwick Garden with lively samba vibes and fast-paced feel good movement. Wearing floral themed costumes inspired by the colours and shapes of The Garden, these performances will transport you to w

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. 

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, a fine reredos, and a memorial to the Victorian heroine are amongst some of the many treasures of this delightful parish church.

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.

Outside the Dyvels Inn Restaurant in Corbridge
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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Food
Restaurant
Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Indulgence plays a big part in any visit to our hotel and restaurant. Whether you are staying with us or simply calling in for coffee, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, we have created an offering which caters for all tastes

St Michael's Church
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Inn
Felton

We'd love to welcome you to The Northumberland Arms, Felton; a beautiful Bar and Restaurant with Rooms by the River Coquet in the heart of Northumberland.  Situated approximately one mile from the A1; perfectly positioned for direct access North & South, lies the idyllic village of Felton.  The Northumberland Arms was built in the 1820's by Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland as a Coaching Inn and has now been fully renovated to an extremely high standard. 

View from lounge
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 

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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Inn
Seahouses

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

 

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Derwent View Cottage
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Self Catering
Carterway Heads

Set in the North Pennines AONB, this cosy newly-built cottage is in a tranquil setting with stunning views.

Outside Sea-ton Lodge
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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.

Outside Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel
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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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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.

Outside Prudhoe Waterworld
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.
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.
5th Battlesteads Beer Festival
Outdoor Event

Join us for the 5th Battlesteads Beer Festival!

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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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2014 Kielder 10K 6
Book online
Sporting Event

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

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.

Alnmouth
Guided Walk/Tours
Alnmouth

Seaside Walk Week is a fantastic opportunity to explore the Great British coast and raise funds to enable struggling families to benefit from a simple break by the sea.

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.

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.

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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Inn
Tarset

The Holly Bush  is one of the few ancient drovers inns left in Northumberland. The village of Greenhaugh lies in the beautiful Tarset Valley very close to Kielder in the National Park under some of the darkest skies in the world...

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Sunday Lunch
Food Event

Enjoy a delicious four course homemade carvery lunch in the beautiful surroundings of Kirkley Hall

A view of Alnwick Castle
Markets
Alnwick
Alnwick Market Place - Thursday & Saturday Visitor enquiries: Alnwick TIC 01665 511333 – Stall enquiries: 01670 825895 Please check with Alnwick TIC to confirm dates & times.
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! 

Outside Eridon Cottage
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.

Outside Seal Waters
Self Catering
Bamburgh

A lovely self catering cottage for 4 people situated on the headland above the beach with stunning and totally unspoilt views over Budle bay and along the coast line to Holy Island.

Henshaw Barn
Bed & Breakfast
Hexham

 VISIT HENSHAW BARN - a beautiful rustic building deep in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall country.

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Wyndgrove House
Bed & Breakfast
Seahouses

Kate and Wilf, welcome you to Wyndgrove House in the pretty North Northumberland village of Seahouses.

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Kirkley Hall Big Family Day Out
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.

 

Outside Sunny Midwood
Book online
Self Catering
Alnmouth

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
Seahouses

As the name suggests, Sea Haven is just a two minute stroll from the harbour in Seahouses with outstanding views along the coast to Bamburgh, Holy Island Castle and the rocky outcrops of the Farne Islands. The property is also just literally 1 minute walk from the centre of the village and amenities.

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.

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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.

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
Belford

Fairway Cottage is a ground floor property situated yards from the 1st tee box and driving range at Belford Golf Course. Facilities include complimentary rounds of golf at the course during your stay. The property is situated only a short drive from the coast and many other golf courses, as well as historical landmarks and sandy beaches.

Upper Coquetdale
Guided Walk/Tours
Harbottle

Volunteer Guided Walk

Blair Dunlop - in concert
Music & Dance
Seahouses

The house-concert series at St Cuthbert's House gives you an opportunity to see and hear world-class musicians at very close quarters, in an intimate and beautiful setting. This month sees the welcome return of house-favourite Blair Dunlop.

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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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Blue Room
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Bed & Breakfast
Belford

A 200 year old former coaching house offering luxury accomodation, excellent food and a relaxed atmosphere. All 4 rooms are individually and beautifully decorated with excellent facilities.

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Bed & Breakfast
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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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.

 

 

 

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Part of the Heather House collection of properties situated just above Budle Bay, Pipistrelle provides extremely comfortable living for up to 6 guests (or 8 with the use of the double sofa bed in the master) with fantastic panoramic views of Budle Bay and up the coast to Holy Island.

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.

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.
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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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Morpeth
Comfortable stone-built cottages, very pleasant rural setting in 26 acres. Good centre for exploring whole area, Hadrian's Wall, coast, hills and castles. Brochure available.
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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.

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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.

40 Days of Fun!
Shows & Displays

To celebrate 40 years since restoration the Mill is holding 40 days of special offers.

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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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Sparty Lea

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

Crag Lough and Sycamore Gap Guided Walk
Guided Walk/Tours
Haltwhistle

A Volunteer Guided Walk

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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.

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.

Spittal Seaside Festival
Outdoor Event
Berwick-upon-Tweed

2015 is the eighth annual Seaside Festival and it takes place along the full length of Spittal Promenade.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Brownsman is one of a collection of two newly finished, first floor, 4 star self catering apartments situated in the heart of Seahouses and built in a comtemporary style.

Beech Cottage
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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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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.
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
‘Leap’
Family

Two solo performers come together in a leap of faith, to create the acrobatic show they had imagined to be possible against all the odds. Reuben DotDotDot wants to leap and be caught, to be lifted overhead and be thrown high in to the ai

Norman Cornish
Exhibition

Born in 1919, in Spennymoor, County Durham, Norman Stansfield Cornish was 65 when he was persuaded to write his autobiography. He called it 'A Slice of Life' and indeed it was just that although one could say that it was brought into being a little prematurely given that a further three decades of remarkable activity were to follow its publication.

In the prologue to 'A Slice of Life', he describes the Dean and Chapter Colliery where he was to work, as "lying at the foot of a huge pit-heap which reminds one of a volcano, not only because of how it looks, but also because its contents have been spewed out of the depths in similar fashion". Imaginative and poetic perceptions like this one are present throughout his paintings and drawings which, one might reasonably claim, are his true autobiography.

Reflecting on his work he wrote "I made drawings of pub workers in days past because l was fascinated by the men standing at the bar drinking and talking, or sitting playing dominoes. I was attracted by the wonderful shapes that they make in their varied attitudes. I also realised that life would change in some ways. The local collieries have gone, together with the pit road. Many of the old streets, chapels and pubs are no more. A large number of the ordinary but fascinating people who frequent these places are gone. However, in my memory, and l hope in my drawings, they live on. I simply close my eyes and they all spring to life"

A Northumbria University Gallery Touring Exhibition.

Classics in Corbridge
Shows & Displays
Corbridge

The North East's Biggest Ever Classic Vehicle Show More than 700 classic vehicles are expected to return to Corbridge on 5th July 2015 to raise money for charitable and good causes.

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Bamburgh

Isobel is a newly refurbished 4 star, 2 bedroom property showcasing traditional features with subtle modern updates to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

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Berwick-upon-Tweed

Comfortable sandstone cottage fully equipped. Stunning views of Berwick, river Tweed & Cheviot Hills. Quiet countryside location 5 mins drive to town centre. Convenient for beaches, shops, pubs & Holy Island. Website has visual tour.

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Self Catering
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.

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Sporting Event

A brand new middle distance event taking place in a truly awesome setting at Kielder Water & Forest Park where you can experience racing on a grander scale. The views are bigger, the sky brighter, and the sports wilder.

The Yurts at Widehoe
Accommodation
Waren Mill

Secret Kingdom Holidays offers a luxurious self-catering cottage and two equally luxurious  Yurts in a secluded setting just a couple of minutes walk from the beautiful Northumbrian Coast. Our cottage has 2 bedrooms and is situated in its own rose garden and orchard. We also have our 2 Yurts which have full facilities including hot and cold water, wc, shower, and fully fitted bespoke kitchen inside each yurt.

 

 

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!

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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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Adventure Sports
Alnwick

Based in Alnwick, we are a one stop shop for a host of outdoor activities including cycling, climbing, watersports and guide services as well as our large cycle showroom & bike hire program.

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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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Restaurant
Alnwick

Always featuring local fish and seafood, organic meats from Northumberland’s farmlands and other regional specialities, The Treehouse menus highlight local quality, taste and change throughout the seasons.

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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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Beal

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

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. 

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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.

Bridie the Tea Lady
Family

Bridie is 8ft tall and dances with her musical, cake laden, 6ft tea trolley. With high kicks, charm, and a great line in chat, she will have you laughing singing and dancing. Bridie is funny, lively and very popular with people of all ages.

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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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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.

Saturn Special
Star gazing events

The King of the rings! Majestic planet Saturn is well placed this evening for observing a celestial wonder of the solar system! Many of our guests say that seeing Saturn for the first time is truly magical.

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Bed & Breakfast
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

Relax with home-made teas for our guests. A warm, friendly, homely welcome awaits you in the beautiful old town of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea.

The Clennell Colossus
Sporting Event
Alwinton

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

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Alnwick

5 Star Gold Award Breakfast Award luxury B&B, with private parking only 400 yards from the sea, set in its own grounds.

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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. 

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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Heighley Gate
Garden Centre
Morpeth

North East's largest garden centre with its own nursery-grown plants. There is a wide variety of shopping and entertainment on offer, an indoor soft play area as well as two great restaurants.

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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.

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.
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Wooler

Five lovely cottages with stunning views of the Cheviot Hills surrounded by wonderful open countryside. Furnished and equipped to a high standard. Ideal central location for coast, hills and Scottish Borders.

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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
Bamburgh
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Self Catering
Seahouses

Bowsprit is a newly decorated 2 bedroomed property just a two minute stroll from Seahouses Harbour - which comes with great views out to the Farne Islands (boat trips available), Bamburgh and Holy Island Castle.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Located within yards of the centre of Seahouses and all the amenities and activities the village has to offer. St Cuthberts comfortably accommodates four people within two spacious double rooms and is great for holidaying couples or families

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.

Jurassic Garden
Family

Transport yourself back 60 million years on a Jurassic journey to glimpse T- Rex and Velociraptors as they stalk through The Alnwick Garden. Take up tools at our dig site to discover giant dinosaur bones and long lost fossil, and get up cl
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Self Catering
Seahouses

Seascape is a newly refurbished, centrally heated, 3 storey property situated in a desirable location in the coastal village of Seahouses. Seascape sleeps up to 4 guests and has a great coastal view from its open plan second floor balcony.

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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Newt Cottage at Hunting Hall
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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.

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.  

The Natural History of The Cheviots
Guided Walk/Tours
Netherton

From its turbulent geological past, to spectacular wildflower meadows, this is a landscape with a story to tell. We will explore what made the landscape we see today, and the rich fauna and flora that calls it home.

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Church
Greenhead

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

Family fun at the Picnic
Shows & Displays

Join us to celebrate the Northumberland Miners' Picnic. Enjoy taking part in this tradition bringing together coal-mining communities and sharing a mix of traditional and contemporary music, dance, and family fun.

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.

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.

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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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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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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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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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
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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Seahouses

Secluded accommodation nestled on the Northumberland coastline between Seahouses and Bamburgh.

AONB Award for Excellence Winners.

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Welcome to Whalton Manor Gardens
Garden
Whalton

Extensive walled gardens designed by Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll. They include listed summer houses, pergolas, walls, a rose garden and extensive herbaceous borders.

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The Coquet Room
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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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.

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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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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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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!

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.

Holy Trinity, Old Bewick
Church
Alnwick

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

All Saints at Ryal
Church
Ryal

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

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Self Catering
Beadnell

REDUCTIONS , Please enquire!!!   Location, Location, Location!! Beachcombers is located for the perfect beach holiday.  The ground floor apartment is just metres away from the beach and is decorated to a high standard.  Beachcombers is both  cosy and comfortable!  It is ideal for relaxing on the beach, water sports, fishing and long walks on the golden beach!  After a day out you can relax on the decking area with a glass of wine!

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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
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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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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Cheviot Villa
Bed & Breakfast
Wooler

Prices from £27.50 per person per night

Cheviot Villa has 4 individually furnished, warm and inviting bedrooms. Our aim is to make your stay as comfortable as possible; therefore in each room we have ensured that there is attention to detail and comfort. The bedrooms are warm and well ventilated. Our beds are comfortable with fresh, crisp bed linens. We offer a complimentary drinks tray which includes a selection of tea and coffee. All our double rooms have en-suite; the twin room has a separate bathroom for sole use and we provide luxurious soft towels. The single room(s) have a shared bathroom - all rooms have free wi-fi internet access, a television with DVD, a hairdryer and ironing facilities are available on request.

Lighthouse on Coquet Island
Nature and Wildlife
Amble
Discover a sea-bird Paradise - Take a trip to the RSPB Coquet Island Nature Reserve St Cuthbert came to Coquet Island more than 1300 years ago; but today there are a few more visitors on this amazing island.
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.

Allendale Fair
Shows & Displays
Allendale Town

A fun day out for all the family!

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.

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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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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Sunny Day at Ingram
Church
Alnwick

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

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Chatton

Attractive one bedroom stone cottage set in village of Chatton, beautifully refurbished offering spacious and dog friendly accommodation.

BAAFEST 2015
Music & Dance
Bellingham

A superb weekend of live music set in the beautiful North Tyne Valley.

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.

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.

Rothbury, Lordenshaws, Great Tosson
Guided Walk/Tours
Rothbury

The route begins with a gradual climb past the interesting Sharpe's Folly and up onto Lordenshaws where the 5000 year-old cup and ring carvings of Neolithic tribes can be examined.

Night Sky Safari
Star gazing events

Come and experience an unforgettable night of observational astronomy under the starry skies of Kielder and the largest expanse of protected dark skies in Europe – the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park.

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

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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Inn
Hexham

This historic 17thC inn lies within the Northumberland National Park and is close to Kielder Water. Out and about there is walking, golfing, cycling, riding, fishing and all water sports are nearby.

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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
Slaley

A warm and comfortable barn conversion where one can enjoy the peace of rural life. Hexham and Hadrian's Wall Country are about 15 minutes drive.

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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.
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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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Salters' Road and the Shepherds' Cairn
Guided Walk/Tours
Alnham

Volunteer Guided Walk

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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.

Shelter
Adventure Sports
Kielder

Ancient skills centre, providing everything from an hour traditional candle making in our workshop, to 3 days of survival skills in our semi-ancient woodland.

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Kirkharle Restaurant & Coffee shop
Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Kirkharle

Kirkharle Lake and Courtyard is home to a coffee house and a range of unique arts and crafts workshops, individual shops and galleries, all set in a historic farm courtyard.

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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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Restaurant area
Restaurant
Bamburgh

The Victoria Hotel is a Northumberland pub and restaurant in Bamburgh. This award winning brasserie also serves a range of beers and wines. Find more places to eat on the official tourist information webstie for Northumberland.

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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.

Father's Day Lunch
Food Event

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

Picnic bench
Outdoor Event

Build a shelter, light a fire, cook a meal, make something to take away. You’ll need to build a shelter, your own den in the woods. You’re going to eat so you’ll build and light your own camp fire (but no matches!).
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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Sharp Shooters Day
Outdoor

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

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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.

Engraved pocket watch movement
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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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

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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Tombs Creatius: The strange travel of Senyor Tonet
Family

Using found and recycled wood, Tombs Creatius tells the vivid stories of Mr. Tonet’s travels, through a series of 9 games. Each game is attached to a box, each box is a story, and each story is a particular character, a creature built

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.

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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.

Easter Egg Trail
Family

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

Snug
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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Aesica Roman Fort & Thirlwall Castle
Guided Walk/Tours
Haltwhistle

A Volunteer Guided Walk

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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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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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Food Event

Another "40 days of fun" Heatherslaw Mill event. Meet Matthew Rawlings, artisan bread-maker from The Great Northumberland Bread Company. Matthew will talk about his experiences as a baker and explain how to make the perfect loaf. 

Wooler Wheel 2015
Cycling event
Wooler

Not for the faint‐hearted. This complete circumnavigation of the High Cheviots on quiet roads in Northumberland and Scottish Borders is a nominal 200km (actual 209km, 130miles) with an estimated total ascent of 3200m.

Fire and Rescue Service
Family
Cramlington

Open day and Young Firefighter drill demonstrations to raise money for The Firefighters Charity and the Young Firefighters Association.

Outside Dunstanburgh Castle
Historic sites
Craster

The ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle tower over the Northumberland coastal line. It is an ideal family day out with a picnic area, fantastic views, and it is not far from the Scottish Borders.

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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.

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!

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Bed & Breakfast
Seahouses

Regal House is an attractive, modern stone-built house in a quiet location in Seahouses with views over open countryside. It offers comfortable, modern en-suite accommodation. Short stroll to the beach, harbour and high street.

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Self Catering
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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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.

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Self Catering
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.

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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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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Self Catering Agency
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.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

No 1, Twin Palms is a 5 star detached self catering property in a peaceful setting within the fishing village of Seahouses with balcony views across the rolling countryside to the sea.

Upper Coquetdale
Guided Walk/Tours
Alwinton

Volunteer Guided Walk

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.

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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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Church
Norham

Described by Simon Jenkins in his "England's Thousand Best Churches" as a "mini-Durham Cathedral".

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

Inside Lambley Farm Cottages
Self Catering
Lambley
This cluster of barn conversions are set within 90 acres. Close to the South Tyne River.
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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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Hostel
Wooler

Located near the attractive town of Wooler and Northumberland National Park. Excellent for walking, cycling, mountain biking and exploring the delights of Northumberland and the Borders. Ideal for individuals, families and groups. Sleeps 57 including traditional Shepherds’ Huts. 

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Church
Branxton

Tranquil ancient sacred space and historically important Flodden Battlefield church.

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.
2 bed luxury log cabin
Self Catering
Felton

Beautiful two and three bedroom luxury log cabins and lodges on small country park in between Morpeth and Alnwick.  Each property is built to the highest of specifications and boasts gorgeous country views, as well as providing the perfect base from which to explore Northumberland. 

 

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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. 

The North East Dog Festival
Outdoor Event
Morpeth

The North East Dog Festival is the North’s newest family event, with something for everyone its one not to be missed. Mixing the best of a good old family countryside show with a fantastic array of activities suitable for everyone.

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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.

Kirkley Kritters
Family

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

From The Folly to the Gallows
Guided Walk/Tours
Elsdon

A circular walk around Elsdon taking in views northwards to the Cheviots from Gallow Hill named from its role in the time of the Border Reivers.

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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

Situated just a stone’s throw from the breathtaking beach, behind the sand dunes of Beadnell Bay, you will find The Annexe, a beautifully presented one bedroom cottage for two.

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed

4 Star, Visit England Gold Award stone and slate Northumberland Barn Conversion in fantastic location up a residents only private drive . Surrounded by fields with cows and calves yet only 5 minutes drive from fabulous sandy beaches of Cocklawburn, Cheswick, Goswick and the Lindisfarne Nature Reserve. 5 minutes drive to shops and restaurants in the Elizabethan walled town of Berwick upon Tweed. Beautifully furnished and unlimited Wifi.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Harbourside is a cosy three bedroomed cottage with breathtaking views overlooking Seahouses Harbour on the scenic Northumberland Coast.

Luxury Lodge Master Bedroom
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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

Wallington
Family

Enjoy wild play at Wallington and see how many of our 50 Things activities you can do before you head home.

Lounge
Self Catering
Alnwick

Splendid recently refurbished, spacious, double fronted house, just a couple of minutes walk from Alnwick town centre. Sleeps 4. Short breaks available. Grade II Listed building. Fabulous. Rated EXCELLENT on Tripadvisor.

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ROMANS & GLADIATORS
Family

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

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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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 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.

The Bastles of Tarsetdale
Guided Walk/Tours
Tarset

A varied walk with a chance to see some of the best wildflower rich traditional hay meadows in the county, a church with a connection to the Napoleonic wars and an C18th dovecote.

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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.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

Set in the most scenic countryside with outstanding views of 13thC Edlingham Castle and Victorian viaduct, Garden Cottage sleeps 2 (one double bedroom), no steps, own garden. It is equidistant between Alnwick and Rothbury.

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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.

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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

Quiet cosy coastal self-catering retreat, try Driftwood Cottage (sleeps 6). Luxury, modern and fully equipped, on the picturesque Northumbrian Coastline a perfect base to tour our beautiful region.

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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. Gone to Ground is a cosy one bedroom ground level property that is perfect for holidaying couples looking to relax in quiet environment.

Holy Trinity at Matfen
Churchyard/Burial Ground
Matfen

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

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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Self Catering
Rothbury

A newly renovated and luxurious one bedroom stone cottage, located in the heart of the beautiful village of Rothbury, 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.

Linhope Spout and Hedgehope
Guided Walk/Tours
Ingram

This walk starts from Hartside in the Breamish Valley heading west along the road to the hamlet of Linhope to join the bridleway and then the track heading north west.

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.

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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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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Spectacular views of River Till, Cheviot and Eildon Hills. Sea trout/salmon fishing available. Ideal family holiday base with tennis court and games room. Within easy reach of castles and beaches. Tel: 01890 883060 or 07974 416 692

Vintage Car at Woodhorn
Shows & Displays

Enjoy a grand day out at Woodhorn's Vintage Car Rally.

The North East Club for Pre War Automobiles will be on site with their amazing array of over 50 classic cars. Enjoy viewing the cars, taking your picture with them and meeting the owners! 

Alice and the Mad Hatter
Family

Follow the White Rabbit down the rabbit's hole to join in the fun at our Mad Hatter's Tea Party. 

Two Horses in Harness
Shows & Displays
Cornhill-on-Tweed

Now in its third year, the festival weill take place on Etal Showground.  Showcasing showing, driving, riding and traditional skills this is a great family day out. Refreshments available.

Train animals at Kirkley Hall Zoo
Family

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

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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Seahouses Harbour
Guided Walk/Tours
Seahouses

Throughout the summer, guided walks will take place several times a week in Seahouses and Beadnell, throughout the coastal historical sites of each of the villages.

Birds of Prey Day
Shows & Displays

As part of the Heatherslaw Mill "40 days of Fun" Andy Howey is bringing his birds of prey to meet visitors. Get up close to these magnificent creatures and learn all about them. Photo opportunities.
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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.

Chris While & Julie Matthews
Music & Dance
Seahouses

The house-concert series at St Cuthbert's House gives you a chance to see and hear world-class musicians at close quarters, in an intimate and very beautiful setting. 

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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.

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.

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
  BOOTS, BAYONETS AND BELLES
Outdoor Event

Get ready to take cover as this action packed weekend propels you into wartime Britain.

Madagascar Weekend
Family

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

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.

Castle view room
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Hotel
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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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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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.

Santa Specials
Family

Take a seasonal ride on the Railway and meet Santa! Trains will run at 12.30pm and 2pm. Tickets include return ride on the railway, refreshments, children meet Santa and receive a gift.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Part of Seahouses’s exclusive Thorburn’s Yard development , Craster is a luxury 4 bedroom apartment set over 3 floors, with views of the sea and the distant Lindisfarne Castle. Situated within the more peaceful conservation area of the fishing village.

Star trails
Science and Technology
Kielder

Kielder Observatory is an astronomical attraction at Kielder Water & Forest Park run by the Kielder Observatory Astronomical Society. Please visit www.kielderobservatory.org for all event bookings.

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Caravan & Camping
Berwick-upon-Tweed

"Your perfect holiday destination is closer than you think"

Welcome to the small coastal park with the huge coastal views...

Situated on the stunning Northumberland Coastline, all out holiday caravans and lodges benefit from amazing panoramic sea views.

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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

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.

 

 
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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.

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

View of St Cuthbert's
Church
West Woodburn

A place of holy simplicity, Corsenside Church was built to shelter St Cuthbert’s coffin more than a thousand years ago.

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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.

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Self Catering
Craster

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

Carriages
Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Bellingham

CARRIAGES TEA ROOM BELLINGHAM

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Church Driveway
Church
Carham

Stunning setting on banks of Tweed and lovely building.

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
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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
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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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!  

Relax in this cosy lounge with log burning stove
Self Catering
Seahouses

Anchor Cottage is in a great location close to Seahouses village with its beautiful harbour, beach, shops, bars and restaurants within easy reach. Anchor Cottage is beautifully furnished throughout and features a lovely wood burning stove. Wi-Fi, enclosed garden and parking also available at this cottage making it a great choice for a family holiday.

 

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Self Catering
Beal

West Lodge is a beautiful 4 star detached self catering property located within Beal, a small hamlet just a short distance from Lindisfarne (Holy Island), a tidal island steeped in ancient religious history with imposing castle.

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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Living History with St Cuthberts Land
Outdoor

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

Water features
Garden
Alnwick

One of the world's most extraordinary contemporary gardens.

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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.

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

Photo Caption: Benny Graham

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Self Catering
Beadnell

No2 Church Cottage is a well appointed, newly refurbished property set in the heart of Beadnell. The property benefits from a lovely enclosed patio garden area which is a fantastic wind free, sun trap, but if you fancy a stroll, a choice of sandy beaches are within walking distance and two countryside pubs are close by for evening entertainment and food.

Cheese Loft Cafe
Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Blagdon

Come to the very heart of Northumberland Cheese to our Cheese Loft Café, full of regional produce, traditional cooking, and cheese in abundance!

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.

Small Axe Woodcraft
Workshops

Explore traditional woodworking techniques with Jon Purkins

Apartment
Self Catering
Seahouses

Drift Away 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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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.

Gamekeeper's Cottage 1
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.

 
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
Kielder Water
Sport and Leisure
Kielder

Thanks to the Lakeside Way, a multi-user trail that follows the 27 mile Kielder Water shoreline, you can have a unique and beautiful walking experience.
 

Canoe Building Workshop
Arts and Crafts
Hexham

Canoe building workshop we supply the materials, equipment and expertise. Come along and build a canoe no skill is required great for families and friends.

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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.

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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Bed & Breakfast
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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Magna Carta
Exhibition

Discover Alnwick's part in this national celebration and see a facsimile of this world-changing document.
Exterior
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.

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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Exterior
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.

Lapwing Cottage 1
Book online
Self Catering
Bamburgh

Lapwing Cottage is a part of a barn conversion located in a lovely position 250m from the beautiful Budle Bay and its beaches. The cottage is a cosy, single storey, 2 bedroom, stone building, beautifully furnished, and still retaining many original features, including exposed beams throughout.

 

Outside Purdy Lodge
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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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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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Lounge
Self Catering
Seahouses

Fisherman's Creeve 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. 

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!

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)
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.

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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.

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.
Overview
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.

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

Front of Redesdale Arms
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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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Garden walks
Guided Walk/Tours

Join one of our garden volunteers Geoff or Chris for a guided walk through the formal gardens, passing beneath the bridge and climbing up through the rock garden towards the house. The tour includes an introduction to the different parts

The Lindisfarne Inn
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Holy Island

A warm and welcoming coaching inn at the gateway to the island of Lindisfarne offering a great value place to stay, eat and to explore from.

• Roaring fires and rustic charm make the perfect backdrop for delicious home-cooked food served all day.
• Ideal for golf enthusiasts with six courses including championship standard nearby.
• Close to St Oswald’s Way and St Cuthbert’s Way walking routes.
• Free Wi-Fi and function room.

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Chatton Park Hill
Inn
Chatton

In the heart of rural Northumberland in the village of Chatton you'll find The Percy Arms; an ideal place to visit, dine or stay in luxury. Take a drive Northbound on the A1 from Morpeth (a mere 36 miles), follow the signs for Chillingham Castle and you'll descend on the peace and tranquillity of Chatton.  On your drive there, you'll witness the spectacle of the Cheviot Hills, the varied hues of the grasses and heaths and appreciate the true splendour of our county.

 

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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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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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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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

Tall Ship 'Stavros S Niarchos'
Outdoor Event
Blyth

The Tall Ships Youth Trust is excited to announce that Tall Ship 'Stavros S Niarchos' will be visiting Blyth and hosting an open day for the public.

 

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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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Horseshoe Cottage
Self Catering
Amble

A single storey 3 bedroomed holiday cottage situated in Amble, Northumberland. It sleeps up to 5 people, only minutes from the beach and harbour area, and all amenities. Pet friendly with full internet access

Kielder Marathon
Book online
Sporting Event

IT’S BACK...Britain’s Most Beautiful Marathon returns on October 4th 2015.

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.

 

 

Mountain Biking in Kielder Water
Adventure Sports
Kielder

Kielder Water & Forest park's rugged wilderness is MTB heaven. Experience some of the best singletrack trails in the UK with breathtaking views.

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.

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. 

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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Links View B & B
Bed & Breakfast
Seahouses

Links View Bed and Breakfast is located in Seahouses  offering luxurious accommodation consisting of stylish bedrooms and sophisticated ensuite for couples or individuals to enjoy the fantastic Northumberland Coastline.

Northumberland Live Festival
Music & Dance
Blyth

Join us at Blyth Beach on June 27th for the Northumberland Live Festival!

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
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

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. 

Outside Wynding House
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.

Outside Braidcarr
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.

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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Nicholas Wood Lecture
Exhibition

Join historian Bill Lancaster to explore the life of talented nineteenth-century mining engineer Nicholas Wood, who revolutionised deep mining and transportation. The talk is organised to coincide with the exhibition Sound Strata of Coastal Northumberland which features Wood’s 12.5-metre strata diagram that illustrates the location of coal measures on the Northumberland coast. In addition, the exhibition also includes an archive display of Wood’s other geological work in relation to the coal measures of Northumberland.

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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.

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Caravan & Camping
Kielder

The caravan park is a perfect base to enjoy your visit to Kielder Water Kielder Water & Forest Park in the heart of Northumberland.

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!  

 
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.

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.
Straker Chalet at dusk
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Self Catering
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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Outside Battlesteads
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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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.
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Self Catering
Seahouses

Puffin Place was formerly part of the old smokery, but has been tastefully converted and modernised into a comfortable and well-equipped holiday home. This 3 star self catering holiday home from home has a warm and inviting feel and is perfectly suited for both small families and couples.

Paxton House.
Shows & Displays

Music at Paxton, a summer festival of chamber music held in the beautiful stately home, Paxton House.

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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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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.

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.

Late Night Dark Skies
Star gazing events

Come and join our inspirational team of astronomers as we observe the darkest of night skies above the internationally renowned Kielder Observatory. This late night event is timed to coincide with a new moon and when the skies are at their darkest!

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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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Self Catering
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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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.

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.

 

Limeworks Cottage 1
Self Catering
Lowick

A cosy traditional Northumbrian cottage in an idyllic rural location with views over farmland to the hills beyond. Newly refurbished. Sleeps 6. Dogs welcome. Wifi available.

 
 
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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View from Driveway
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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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Father's Day at Kirkley Hall Zoo
Family

Free entry for dads to Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

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Bed & Breakfast
Ovington
Elegant Georgian country house beautifully furnished with views across Tyne Valley. A warm welcome and delicious breakfast awaits. Picturesque rural location, ideal for touring the region. Within 15 mins drive to Newcastle or Hexham.
Lounge
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.

Stunning Views
Food Event

Heatherslaw Mill is delighted to welcome St Abb's pop up market during the mill's "40 days of fun". Selling great local produce including fresh fish, rare breed pork and wild venison products, delicious cakes and other food delights -
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Self Catering
Wark

Peaceful cottages with shared garden in the grounds of an old rectory. River, shops and pub 0.5 miles. Roman Wall, Kielder, coast and The Lakes are all within easy reach.

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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. 

Sea views
Self Catering
Seahouses

If it is a holiday cottage with wonderful seaside views you are after, then look no further than Farne View, Seahouses. This former fisherman’s cottage offers laid back, coastal chic living with marvellous sea views across the harbour towards the Farne Islands and Holy Island. Pet and family friendly. Close to restaurants, shops and miles of sandy beaches. 

Great North Bike Ride
Cycling event
Seahouses

Great North Bike Ride start Seahouses cycle 60miles down beautiful Northumbrian coastline finish Tynemouth Priory passing Alnmouth Bay Amble Marina Warkworth Castle to name but a few raising vital funds for Childhood Cancer Chris lucas Trust

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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Bed & Breakfast
Rothbury

Working farm in the heart of the countryside, near Rothbury, offers every comfort in our spacious beautifully appointed en suite rooms.

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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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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.

 

Wooler Wheel Classic
Cycling event
Wooler

The route starts and finishes at the John Swan Livestock Auction Wooler and is all on tarmac. 

Kirkley Hall
Outdoor

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

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.

Apartment
Self Catering
Bamburgh

Bamburgh Barn is a fantastic, newly converted listed barn with a perfect village centre location. Set just behind Front Street, it’s a quiet haven a stone’s throw from the action, with virtually unrivalled views of Bamburgh Castle. 

 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
Overview
Self Catering
Beadnell

A lovely hideaway ideally placed on the edge of Beadnell Village. Islestone Cottage is a modern, well equipped 3 bedroom property that has a real countryside cottage feel. Peaceful in surroundings, yet conveniently placed within walking distance of the beach, and village amenities.

Plants
Heritage

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

Summer Zoo Club
Family

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

The Proms on the Lawn at Kirkley Hall
Music

Kirkley Hall are hosting their very own night at the proms, including the vocal talents of Rachel Dyson and live music from Ellington Colliery Band ranging from modern hits to old classics. 

Outside Waren House
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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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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.

Outside Chillingham Castle
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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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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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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.

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.

Fairy Tale Princess Day
Family

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

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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House via Appletree lawn
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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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Outside The Pheasant Inn near Kielder Water and Forest Park
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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Kielder Vintage & Classic Car
Outdoor Event
Kielder

Vintage tractors, classic cars and motorbikes are the order of the day at the annual Kielder show The Kielder Classic and Vintage Vehicle Run will take place on Saturday 27th June from Bellingham Tourist Information Centre from 11am
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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.

Osprey Ferry
Sport and Leisure
Kielder

OSPREY FERRY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The 60 seat motor cruiser 'The Osprey' ferry is an ideal way to see Kielder Water in comfort as well as providing an opportunity to learn more about the history of the reservoir and the area.

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Superhero Day
Family

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

View from outside at low tide
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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.

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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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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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Rothbury
Friendly village Inn with lovely restaurant. Comfortable relaxed surroundings, great food and helpful staff. Good selection of wine and real ales. Free car park.
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Self Catering
Alnwick
Two well-appointed cottages situated in a small traditional Northumberland fishing village. Built c1825. Splendid views over beach to castle.
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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.

Lounge
Self Catering
Seahouses

This freshly refurbished property sits within the traditional fisherman’s quarter of Seahouses. Inside Hexham Cottage, you will be greeted with a cosy and contemporary style, perfectly suited for comfort and relaxation.

Errington Raey Flowers
Garden Centre
Bardon Mill

Large salt-glazed pots for garden and kitchen. Visitors can see kiln and stock area and can purchase factory seconds from the retail area.

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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Self Catering
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
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

High Ropes Day
Outdoor

Tackle the hanging cargo net, sprint along the swinging logs, make it across the balancing beams. Be brave and take the leap of faith.

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.

Cotton Top Tamarin
Family

Come and learn about the diverse range of primates we have here at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens, including lemurs, marmosets and tamarins. 

HOW TO BE A ROMAN SOLDIER
Family

Could you hack it in Roman Britain? Little soldiers can join our team, dress up and learn how to defend themselves against the enemy.

Morpeth Farmers Market
Markets
Morpeth
The Morpeth Farmers' Market is held on the 1st Saturday of the month in the Market Place. 09:00 - 14:00.
World Animal Day
Family

World Animal Day is a day to celebrate animal life in all its forms 

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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.

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
Sir Joseph Swan Exhibition
Exhibition

Sir Joseph Swan Exhibition - A shining light of his time... Joseph Swan devoted his life to scientific discovery. Learn more about him and what a light bulb and a purple dressing gown have in common.

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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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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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Self Catering
Morebattle

Delightful pet friendly cottage for two people in the centre of the conservation village of Morebattle, on the edge of the Cheviots. Free WiFi and Welcome Basket, all linen and towels are included in the tariff AND short breaks are welcome year round. The Tour of Britain Race in Septembr passes nearby in Kelso.

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.
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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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Red squirrel
Wildlife events
Kielder

: Join us for a short stroll along the Beeches trail. Look for signs of red squirrels
The burn
Accommodation
Cornhill-on-Tweed

Oxendeanburn Cottage is a cosy, rural retreat comfortably sleeping 10/11 adults in 5 bedrooms. It has it’s own stone walled garden with secure gates, secure storage for bikes and access to our two acre wood with a path leading down to the small burn that gives the property its name. You can walk to the Tweed from the wood and there are several other decent walks that start outside your back door. The beautiful Northumberland coast, National Park and Scottish Borders are all on our doorstep.

Secluded beaches
Great Outdoors
Newton-by-the-Sea
Dramatic views, sandy beaches and iconic castles - this is the essence of Northumberland's coast. Our coast is recognised by experts as a place where you will come across some rare and endangered wildlife.
Keep
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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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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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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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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Inn
Holy Island

A warm and welcoming coaching inn at the gateway to the island of Lindisfarne offering a great value place to stay, eat and to explore from.

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Panhaven lounge with wonderful views of Coquet Island
Self Catering
Amble

Panhaven is a newly refurbished apartment set in a quiet location in the popular fishing village of Amble. It boasts fabulous coastal views including those of Coquet Island from both inside and outside the property. The first floor apartment is spacious and has lots of handcrafted seaside-themed finishing touches. All furnishings are contemporary and of a high standard. Panhaven comfortably sleeps up to 5/6 guests in 3 bedrooms and has allocated parking for one car.

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.

 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.

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.
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.
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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Self Catering
Norham

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

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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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Tulips
Arts and Crafts
Hexham

Mary Ann Rogers, award winning artist, is celebrating spring with "Tulipmania", an exhibition of everything tulip to coincide with her latest art and a new range of products including Tulip Prints and art-based gifts featuring her favourite spring flower.

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.
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Self Catering
Rennington

Rennington Cottages offer four superb 5 Star luxurious self-catering holiday cottages which lie in the idyllic and peaceful village of Rennington near tthe beautiful and historic town of Alnwick and the Northumbrian coastline. The cottages form a private, exclusive estate with beautiful views of All Saints Church, which dates from the 1700s.

Tel. 01665 579137/ 07711 408089 for enquiries/bookings

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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.

Crag View Cottage
Accommodation
West Woodburn

Crag View cottage in the timeless village of West Woodburn is the perfect location for your holiday and has proved popular for couples, families, groups of friends, walkers, cyclists or dog lovers.  Relax in the spacious living area, the conservatory, the walled garden or in front of the log burning stove. Enjoy the peaceful surroundings while still staying connected with Sky TV and Wi-fi. Cook in the well equipped kitchen or take a wander to the village pub only 2 minutes away.

"This is our fifth time staying here and we absolutely love it. The cottage is more cosy and relaxing than at home (family from Sheffield)"

"A beautiful cottage in beautiful surroundings.  We felt really welcome , the cottage was really warm and cosy and we need not have brought half the things we did  (Family from Leicester)"

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Self Catering
Eglingham

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

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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.

Falstone Barns
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Self Catering
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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Time to Dress!
Family

A truly immersive experience for children to dress in Victorian clothing, from bloomers to hat, with their own personal servant to assist. Then, take a walk around the house and amaze the visitors! Various times and dates, please visit

Housesteads Roman Fort
Historic sites
Haydon Bridge

Set high on a dramatic escarpment on Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site, Housesteads Roman Fort takes you back to the Roman Empire.

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Ranger walks
Outdoor Event

Join one of our Rangers for a rugged hike to explore parts of Cragside that are off the beaten track. You'll be led through the amazing landscape of rocks, caves and secret pathways that you just can't see through the car window!
Catcleugh
Guided Walk/Tours
Byrness

Volunteer Guided Walk

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
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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.

Try zoo-keeping at Kirkley Hall
Wildlife events

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

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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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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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!

Experiment Zone
Exhibition

In the Experiment Zone - YOU are the scientist! Carry out practical experiments using real tools and materials and meet real-life working scientists. 

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Bed & Breakfast
Greenhead

Judy and Alan Clark welcome you to Holmhead Guest House for bed and breakfast, self catering cottage or camping barn for backpackers, at our former farmhouse which stands on the foundations of Hadrian’s Wall. Directly on Hadrians Wall Path

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Kirkley Kritters
Wildlife events

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

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Self Catering
Warkworth

Situated in the heart of the attractive village of Warkworth, Northumberland, this beautiful holiday home is perfect accommodation for a family holiday or a private weekend getaway.

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 Agency
Seahouses

Self catering holiday agency based in Seahouses.

Budding Artists - Pumpkin Carving
Family

With the help of our resident witches, scoop and carve your own Halloween pumpkin friend to guide and protect you on the scariest night of the year.
Sunday Roast at Kirkley Hall
Food Event

Visit Kirkley Hall with your family and friends to try their popular four-course home-made carvery lunch and sample fine wines.

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
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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Self Catering
Thropton

Perfect for walking, cycling, wildlife and photography this cottage is located in the Northumberland National Park with spectacular views from every window.  With a warm and friendly welcome and located on a working farm, Grandma's cottage and the adjoining Mordue's cottage, are approximately 5 miles from Rothbury in an idyllic and tranquil location for your holiday break.

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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Invasion 6
Shows & Displays

Come along to Woodhorn's 6th Invasion when we welcome visitors from across space and time!

Meet a host of science fiction characters ranging from Daleks to Doctors, Jedis to Jawas and many more! The day is jam packed with activity (further details to follow so watch this space!).

Also visit our Sci-Fair where you can pick up collectables and sci-fi merchandise, take part in the treasure trail and have your picture taken with the characters.

The Daleks are copyright 1963 BBC Worldwide & Terry Nation Estates. 'Northern Charity Daleks' is a non profit making group, no infringement of copyright is implied or intended. They are in no way affiliated with, or endorsed by either BBC Worldwide or Terry Nation Estates.

Assistance dogs are welcome at Woodhorn, but family pets are not permitted within the fenced museum area. We advise that you leave pets at home.

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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.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

Fantastic, panoramic Views. Ten minutes drive from Alnwick. Dene View is all on one level.  Equipped with all the modern amenities required for a comfortable and relaxing stay.

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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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The Tree and The Gardener
Family

The tree is a beautiful spirit of the forest.... Or that’s what she thinks! Accompanied by her impish and clumsy gardener, things don’t always go to plan.

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Inn
Hexham
An excellent countryside Inn offering accommodation, fine dining and real ales. Ideally situated for countryside activities.
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The Hogs Head Inn
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Inn
Alnwick

Welcome to The Hog’s Head Inn at Alnwick – the newest place to eat, drink and stay in Northumberland.

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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!

Wildlife Week - Professional Story Time
Family

Enjoy our wonderful story time with a professional storyteller and let your imagination run wild.

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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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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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.

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. 

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.

Historical Themed Tours
Guided Walk/Tours

As part of Heatherslaw Corn Mill's "40 Days of Fun" a number of historical, themed, guided tours of the Mill are offered - including "The Victorian Mill", "1940's Food, Farming & The Land Army" and "Milling and the Battle of Flod
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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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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Beadnell

A spacious, modern, detached property set within the coastal village of Beadnell, just a short walk away from the golden sands of Beadnell Bay. The property boasts a south west facing enclosed garden (views to the Cheviot Hills) with outdoor seating, barbeque and access to the beach.

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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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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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
Simonburn

A welcoming and friendly stay awaits you in a tranquil and peaceful setting with scenic views near Hadrian's Wall.

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Self Catering
Swinhoe

The Loft is a beautiful stone built converted farm building set in a quiet coastal location in the hamlet of Swinhoe just minutes from Beadnell beach and village. There are stunning views from the large enclosed garden out towards the Northumberland coastline with Bamburgh Castle in view across open countryside and to the west you can see the Cheviot Hills.

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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
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. 

Honeysuckle 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.
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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Historic sites
The Union Chain Bridge spans the River Tweed between Horncliffe, Northumberland, England and Fishwick, Borders, Scotland.
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Self Catering
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.

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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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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.

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...

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
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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Wall
The Hadrian, situated close to Hadrian's Wall, dates back to the 19thC and is situated in Wall village.
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Master craftsmanship
Arts & Crafts Shop
Kirkharle

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

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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. 

Arts and Crafts

Artist and Art History lecturer, Simon Terry, will deliver a talk on the subject of Outsider Art, that is, art produced in hospitals and by artists otherwise on the margins of mainstream arts due to disability or social circumstances.

The talk co-incides with the Arts Council funded exhibition 'Into the Light', an exhibition of artwork by patients and art tutors from The Arts Project, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust.

In this vibrantly illustrated talk, Simon will consider the work of artists from Goya to Yayoi Kusama and provide an understanding and overview of the development of this important area of work. Simon will look at the work of the Arts Project within this context and feature the distinctive work of individuals who have found a voice and calling in art.

Space is limited so booking is essential, please call 01670 624455.

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
Lounge
Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

Beach Cottage is a well appointed property located at Link House Farm. This 4 star self catering cottage is only a 2 minute walk from the sands of Beadnell Bay, with easy access to the beach and some fantastic dune walks/trails up the coast. 

The Chicken Shed Art Exhibition
Exhibition

Coldstream Art Group is participating in the 40th Anniversary of the restoration of Heatherslaw Corn Mill. An exhibition of work by its members and other artists in the area will be on show during the last week of May.

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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.

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Alnwick
A bungalow situated on the outskirts of Alnwick in a secluded position down a private drive, there is accommodation for five people.
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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

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Self Catering
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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THE GREAT NORTH FLY IN 2015
Outdoor Event
Felton

GREAT NORTH FLY IN 2015 is not only a celebration of aviation but also welcomes other attractions particularly Vintage/Classic Cars and Military vehicles.

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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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Welcome to Woodhorn Museum
Festival

Come along and discover how Woodhorn could make your big day truly unique and unforgettable. Meet some of the region’s best wedding suppliers too. More details will be available shortly.

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
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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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.

St Michaels Church in Alnwick
Church
Alnwick

Spacious perpendicular style church with many medieval features, e.g., Hotspur pillar. 1464 charter of Henry VI that two 'burgesses' of Alnwick rebuilt their church. Patronage of Dukes of Northumberland; Percy connection.

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Self Catering
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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Inn
Rothbury

Traditional friendly village pub, offering excellent food and comfortable modern accommodation. Private car park and patio garden.

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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.

HAVE A GO ARCHERY
Family

Have a go at the noble art of archery with the local team of experts. A small extra charge applies to take part in this activity.
Torture Trails
Sporting Event
Greenhaugh

At our purpose built course in Northumberland you can push yourselves to the absolute limit!

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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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
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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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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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Morpeth

Felmoor Holiday Park set in 40 acres of outstanding Northumberland woodland.

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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.

Red Lion Inn
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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
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.

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.

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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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

Osprey Watch
Wildlife events

Enthusiastic volunteers will be on hand for the 6th year running to show you the Kielder ospreys This is an event that will run every weekend between 13TH June - 30TH August also Wednesdays during July and August
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Nature and Wildlife
Alnwick

PARK REOPENS ON 14 APRIL 2014

The pure-bred survivors of the wild white cattle herd which once roamed the forests of Britain.

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Water Day
Outdoor

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

Red Squirrel
Outdoor Event

Search for red squirrels and discover their way of life in a changing world. Join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson, to track down one of Britain’s best loved animals, the red squirrel.
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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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.
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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 30 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.

New for winter 2015 - Beginners 'Guide around the Dark Skies' packages.  All breaks will include a 2hr guide around the dark skies with your Dobsonian telescope and binoculars supplied from your very own stargazing kit!  Ring Sue for prices and availability.

 

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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Hanging out with the Reivers
Guided Walk/Tours
Elsdon

Volunteer Guided Walk

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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.

Wooler Wheel Triad 2015
Cycling event
Wooler

After mounting five sportives which have penetrated into the remote and beautiful corners of North Northumberland and Scottish Borders we now introduce our crowning achievement – The Wooler Wheel Triad.

 THEATRE – PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Shows & Displays

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

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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.

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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

Peacock Cottage is a recently refurbished 4 star self catering property located at Link House Farm. It’s only a 2 minute walk to the golden sands of Beadnell Bay, with easy access to the beach and some fantastic dune walks/trails up the coast. 

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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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Bamburgh Castle
Arts and Crafts

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

Downhill
Outdoor Event
Kielder

Downhill mtb racing using some of the toughest sections of trail in Kielder
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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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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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In the Heapstead
Guided Walk/Tours

Every Saturday and Sunday. A chance to explore some of the colliery buildings not open to the public. Adult £2.95, Children £1.95, Family Ticket (2 Adults + 2 Children) £9.00.

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

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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Hexham

Woodside Lodge is a contemporary and secluded luxury retreat for two five miles south of Hexham. 

Short breaks of 3 or 4 nights available

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Hotel
Hexham

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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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.
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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Self Catering
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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The Old Storehouse at Amble
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Amble

Amble's home of locally sourced, fresh food. Offering the best Northumberland has to offer

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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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Tom Jones live at Alnwick Castle
Music & Dance

Sir Tom Jones, one of the UK’s favourite singing stars and long-standing coach on the hit TV series ‘The Voice,’ whose hits span six decades will play at Alnwick Castle this summer.

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Hotel
Langley-on-Tyne

Fourteenth-century castle restored to a magnificent and comfortable hotel. Thirty minutes from Newcastle and 40 minutes from Newcastle Airport.

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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.
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.

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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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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 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.

Clennell St., Old Rookland & Biddlestone
Guided Walk/Tours
Alwinton

Volunteer Guided Walk

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Historic sites
Mickley
Birthplace cottage (1700) and farmyard. Printing house using original printing blocks. Introductory exhibition of the life, work and countryside.
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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. 

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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Bed & Breakfast
Morpeth
A well-appointed homely cottage set in rural Northumberland, midway between Morpeth and Alnwick. Ideally situated for visiting castles, gardens, sandy beaches and the Scottish Borders.
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Museums and galleries
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

Newbiggin Maritime Centre, the newest attraction on the beautiful Northumberland coastline, offers a unique experience for visitors.

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Welcome to Hill Head
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. 

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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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Book: Supercontrol
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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. Ideal location for enjoying events at www.berwick900.org.uk

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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.

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
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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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.
The Boathouse
Self Catering
Middleton

Unique, idyllic and extremely romantic the boathouse will capture your heart and take your breath away from the moment you arrive. A secluded location which is surrounded by trees, The Boathouse is ideal for a luxury romantic retreat in a place you will never forget it is the perfect honeymoon destination. You will find the Middleton Otters close neighbours as well as a wide selection of wild birds who call our lake home (well for some of the year anyway!). With an open plan living space and excellent facilities The Boathouse is as practical as it is unique. Nature blends with the modern world effortlessly through floor to ceiling windows. 

See Peppa Pig and George
Family

Everyone’s favourite cheeky little piggy and her brother will be visiting The Alnwick Garden for the first time! Come and see them at intervals throughout the day. This event is free with general admission to The Alnwick Garden. 

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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.

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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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Self Catering
Chathill

East Crook is a ground floor property situated at Tughall Steads, a converted farm steading just off the Northumberland Coastal Route. A quiet and peaceful retreat, ideal for a couple or small family, it serves as an excellent base for exploring the stunning coastline and countryside of Northumberland.

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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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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.  

WIllow Cottage Lounge
Self Catering
Morpeth
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.
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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.

Alnmouth Arts Festival 2015
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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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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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.

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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.

The Ship Inn Newton by the Sea
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Newton-by-the-Sea
The Ship Inn situated in the village square is an excellent, friendly pub that serves bar meals and hot soups for those walking on wild days.
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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.

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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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Spongebob Squarepants 4-D
Exhibition

Join SpongeBob, Patrick, and Sandy on a wildly hilarious 4-D adventure to rescue the Jellyfish of Jellyfish Fields from Plankton's evil clutches. Experience every twist, turn, high and low as your seat moves in time to the 3D action.

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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.

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.
The Big Butterfly Count
Family

Come along and help the keepers carry out a butterfly survey here at the gardens. 

Pre-school Day
Family

Pre-school days are special events designed to help young children explore and learn about science! 

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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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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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Self Catering
Embleton

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

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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 (brand new as of September 2011) this 4 star self catering property makes it easy to unwind and relax.

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Self Catering
Alwinton

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

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Jackson Live in Concert
Music & Dance
Alnwick

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS JACKSON LIVE IN CONCERT STARRING BEN & HIS INCREDIBLE LIVE BAND & DANCERS

Jesmond Dene House Garden and Terrace
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Hotel
Newcastle-upon-Tyne

40 bedroomed boutique hotel nestled in the wooded valley of Jesmond Dene but only five minutes from Newcastle City Centre. Award-winning 3 AA rosette restaurant offering everything from coffee and cakes, gorgeous afternoon tea and casual daytime dining menu up to ten-course tasting menu, and Sunday lunch. Free parking. Free wifi. Open to non-residents and residents.

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Outdoor Hog Roast & Live Music
Outdoor Event

To end the "40 days of Fun" at Heatherslaw Mill, this is lovely way to spend a summer evening - enjoy a delicious hogroast by the river,with live music by Roger West - dancing encouraged!

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

Beautifully furnished and cosy lounge with modern electric fire
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.

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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.

 

Seaton Sluice
Outdoor Event
Seaton Sluice

Organised by the local Boating Association, Harbour Day is a Family day out with children's rides, live music, stalls and competitions. Displays by the local lifeboats and Emergency Services, plus much more. Held adjacent to the beautiful Seaton Sluice Harbour.

Aln House
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Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

Beautiful Edwardian house near Alnwick town centre. Tastefully decorated en suite rooms, well equipped. Great breakfasts with varied menu. Non smoking throughout. Parking.

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Outside Greystead Coach House
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Self Catering
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.

Budle Haugh
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Self Catering
Bamburgh

The Budle Bay Croft Experience – fun to be had by all - inside or out.  Our child, couples and pet friendly holidays are centered around you! Luxurious serenity with bags to do on an utterly magical coastal small holding.

Lounge
Self Catering
Bamburgh

Set literally within the dunes of Budle Bay sands, Plover 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.

House-Concert series at St Cuthbert's House
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 bring Fabian Holland - a songwriter who gets right to the heart of the human condition in a disarmingly subtle way.

Hollyhocks bedroom
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Self Catering
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.

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.

Trap Inn
Bed & Breakfast
Morpeth

Family run B & B clean fresh rooms at an affordable price home cooked food -  close to miles of unspoilt beaches 

Always a warm welcome - friendly staff

Pool & snooker tables

Free WiFi

Close to many historical castles

Harry Potter land - Alnwick Castle

PGA Golf courses close by 

 

 

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Traditional Afternoon Tea
Food Event

Join us at Kirkley Hall for a Traditional Afternoon Tea whilst live pianist Mark Deeks plays for you.

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

Outside Heather Cottage
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Self Catering
Lowick

Situated on a traditional Northumbrian farm, two delightful spacious south-facing cottages with lovely views offer visitors a haven of peace and tranquility all year round. Within easy reach of beaches and the Cheviot hills.  Sleeps up to 6.  Free WIFI.  Large garden

The Most Dangerous Cup Of Tea In The World
Family

Using The Whirling Hatstand of Death, Rick and Kevin have made each step of the tea making process as near-lethal as possible! A comedy show with spectacular juggling, high flying acrobatics, crazy contraptions, and general silliness.
Antiques & Collectors Fair
Exhibition

Lots of collectable and antique items on display and available to buy, including books, furniture, ceramics. fabrics, toys, pictures, silverware & jewellery, vintage clothing, watches, fishing tackle.

9, The Chalets
Self Catering
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. 

Amenity Block
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Caravan & Camping
Haltwhistle

Herding Hill Farm is the only 5 star site in Hadrians Wall country and our location is second to none. 

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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

Berwick
Outdoor Event
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Full family packed day out, lifeboat rescue demonstrations, raft race on the River Tweed, live music, children's entertainment, stalls side show and much more. All in aid of the charity that saves lives at sea.

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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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RNLI
Outdoor Event
Berwick-upon-Tweed

A fun family day out for free including; Live exercise, capsize demo, live music, market stalls, boat trips, beer tent, fun fair.

Free bus leaving from Berwick town centre.

Zipwire Boy
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.

Ashington
Outdoor Event
Ashington

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

Small Axe Woodcraft
Workshops

Explore traditional woodworking techniques with Jon Purkins

Boat Inn Kielder
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Kielder

Boat Inn - Evening meals booking advised. Due to it's waterside setting, your dining experience at The Boat Inn will be accompanied by panoramic views across the water. We have a full range of hot and cold food served daily where you can enjoy Kielder's beauty in comfortable surroundings.

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Outside
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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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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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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