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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The Bastle at Falstone Farmhouse
Self Catering
Hexham

Falstone Farmhouse Sleeps 8-10 (or at a reduced rate 4-6).So together with Falstone Barns which sleeps 14 and PoSHHuts, which sleeps 4; it offers an ideal location for a private party of 28 guests. (Each can be booked separately)

The Farmhouse is an additional compliment to this luxurious holiday accommodation. Set in a private estate, just 5 minutes from Kielder Water and in the heart of Europe's award winning Dark Skies Park.

Choose to either self cater or dip into a treats menu of personal chef service or PoSHHnosh; freshly prepared food delivered to you for your arrival.

Take advantage of our Beautician service, providing tailor-made packages just for you.

Try a spot of fishing (arranged through Falstone Fishing club for fly) or Kielder water for boat fishing.

Maybe a spot of Clay pigeon shooting tempts you.

(All arranged in advance, and subject to availability)

Falstone Farmhouse....Luxury in the countryside!

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 6.00 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.

Overnight Ghost Hunt & Sleepover
Workshops

Overnight ghost hunt,
carrying out vigils and séances in the most active areas. Work with the Haunted
Happenings team as we go in search of the ghosts and spirits of Kielder Castle.

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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.

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.

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Self Catering
Embleton

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

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Self Catering
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.

Aerial view of Link House Farm
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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.

Wunderbar presents Natural Selection
Outdoor Event
Hexham

What does it mean to survive – in the woods and in the world – and which is harder?  Jim and Rob are brothers who grew up in a remote house on the outskirts of Kielder Forest. In September they will be returning to their roots, travelling on foot from Newcastle to Kielder on a pilgrimage of sorts, the kind where they think about the practicalities of survival in the woods, the difficulties of growing up, and of being adults in their daily lives.

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Music & Dance

Back by popular demand, the English Tenors delight audiences with their combination of wit, humour and enormous talent.

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.

 
Mountain Training Hill Skills Courses
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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.

Tour of Britain
Cycling event
Blyth

The Aviva Tour of Britain is British Cycling's premier road cycling event and the country's largest annual free-to-spectate sporting event, giving cycling fans the chance to see the world's best riders racing on their doorstep every September. 

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.

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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Outside The Old School in Howick
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Self Catering
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.

Facilities include full oil central heating, washer and dryer, dishwasher, tv/dvd, telephone, WIFI

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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

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

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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Corbridge Roman Town
Historic sites
Corbridge

Corbridge was initially the site of a series of important forts. But after Hadrian's Wall was fully commissioned it developed into a prosperous town, a tempting leave-centre for off-duty Wall garrisons.

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Water Day
Outdoor

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

Picnic bench
Great Outdoors
Kielder

Kielder Castle Visitor Centre is open all year round, 10am to 5pm (11am opening for exhibition Now to March) . Kielder Castle is the visitor centre for Kielder Forest. Features include information centre, tearoom and exhibitions about forestry and conservation. Bike hire available.

Heather
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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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
Soak up the sun on the front patio
Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Enjoy a relaxing stay in this stylishly renovated Victorian School. En-suite rooms, full breakfast and plenty to do and see nearby make this a popular destination for a short break or longer stay in historic Northumberland. Alongside the two en-suite letting rooms, guests use the old school hall as their lounge and have breakfast in the delightful sunroom.

Osprey Ferry
Sport and Leisure
Kielder

Osprey Ferry -  please note the following dates :-

Wednesday 10th – On

Thursday 11th – On

Friday 12th – On

Saturday 13th – On 

Tuesday 16th – On

Wednesday 17th – On

Saturday 20th – On

Sunday 21st – On 

Tuesday 23rd – On

Wednesday 24th – On

Thursday 25th – On

Saturday 27th – On

Sunday 28th – On 

Tuesday 30th

Please note these dates are for June we will advise of the timetable for July in due course.

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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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.
Outside The Old Stables and The Old Tack Room
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Self Catering
Ponteland

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

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.
 

Gym machines
Adventure Sports
Berwick-upon-Tweed

A leisure centre consisting of sports hall, gym, advernture play area, swimming pool, cafe, squash courts and all weather pitch

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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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Hanging out with the Reivers
Guided Walk/Tours
Elsdon

Volunteer Guided Walk

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

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Shows & Displays

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

 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.

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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.

Hayloft
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.

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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.

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.
St Marys Across the Green
Church
Ponteland

Norman church in centre of village. Lovely old stone, with some interesting memorials. A place of peace and quiet - the churchyard is beautiful when the spring bulbs are out.

HW Live: Big Roman Soldier Event
Outdoor Event

English Heritage is excited to present an exclusive event for a UK audience. Visitors to Birdoswald Roman Fort during Hadrian’s Wall Live will meet Legio I Italica, the 80 strong Imperial Roman Army, all the way from Italy.

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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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The historic exterior
Book: Supercontrol
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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed

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

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

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.

DSLR Videogrphy
Wildlife events
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Inspired by watching wildlife programs on TV? Want to create your own film, but not sure where to start? This workshop is for you!

St Mary the Virgin at Longframlington
Church
Longframlington

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

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.

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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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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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 & packed lunches.  Recommended by Country Living for rustic style and luxury.

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Outside RNLI Grace Darling Museum
Museums and galleries
Bamburgh
A museum dedicated to Grace Darling and her family, as well as all those who Save Lives at Sea.
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Welcome to Blacksmith's Cottage
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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 33 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 can include a 2hr guide around the dark skies with a 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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Outside Slaley Hall Hotel
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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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Wagtail
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Self Catering
Bamburgh
Warm, attractive, well-equipped 4* cottages in unspoilt countryside near beaches and cycling routes. Each with separate garden. Also The Ducket, our beautiful 5* 18th century stone tower overlooking Holy Island. Wi-fi in all our accommodation.
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View
Self Catering
Seahouses

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

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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.
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.
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Bed & Breakfast
Beal

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

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

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

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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.

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.

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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.
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Book: Supercontrol
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Self Catering
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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Dunstanburgh Castle Summer Evening
Arts & Crafts Shop
Ponteland

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

Painting Classes in Watercolour at Ponteland Memorial Hall Starting July 2014

Residential Painting Holidays in Italy. 

 

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Self Catering
Beadnell

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

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.

 

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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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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.

National Welly Weekend
Family

Support National Welly Week. Make sure you wear your wellies to get £1 off your entry price!

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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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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Kitchen
Self Catering
Seahouses

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

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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.

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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Inn
Rothbury

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

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Lindisfarne Festival
Festival

NEW Music and Creative Arts Festival in Northumberland. Tickets on sale now at http://www.lindisfarnefestival.com

Located at Beal Farm on the truly breath-taking Northumberland coastline, with a spectacular backdrop of the mythical Holy Island - come and camp under the stars and discover one of the country’s best-kept secret festival locations.

From Friday through to Sunday, the festival will play host to an incredible variety of both local and world renowned musicians and DJs (including Reverend & the Makers, Craig Charles, DJ Yoda, The Skints, Nadine Shah & The Lake Poets) who will be performing an eclectic mix of indie, funk, rock and folk within a number of music marquee venues until the early hours.

Follow us on twitter @lindisfarnefest and Facebook for all the latest info & announcements

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.

North East Guides
Tours, Tour Guides and Courses
Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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

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

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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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A book stall at the History Fair
Shows & Displays

Celebrate the rich and diverse heritage of the region at the Northumberland History Fair. Come along to learn more about local history and to meet some of the organisations who explore and preserve it.

Gsmithantiques
Boutique
Horsley

Graham Smith Antiques are a family owned business in Horsley with over 40 years experience in the antiques trade. Although we specialise in antique furniture, our range of antique clocks, ceramics, glass and metal ware are also quite comprehensive. Our philosophy is “Excellence through consistent quality” and we aim to provide customers with all the help and advice they may need in choosing antiques for the home or business.

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 

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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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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.

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.
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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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.

Swimming
Swimming pools & leisure centres
Morpeth

The Riverside Centre in Morpeth has a 25 metre swimming pool, multi-use sports hall and a well-equipped fitness studio.

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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.

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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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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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.

Swing and Climb Day
Outdoor Event

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.
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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.

HW Live: Gladiatorial Life & Times
Outdoor Event

As part of Hadrians Wall Live! The spectacular remains of this famous Roman town form the backdrop to a weekend of Gladiatorial combat.

Summer Winding House Demonstrations
Shows & Displays

Visitors will be able to enter the last Victorian engine house in Northumberland and see some of the workings in action every day during the school summer holidays (Saturday 18th July to Tuesday 1st September).

Tours will be available at 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

The Winding House is an historic building that is not fully accessible. Access to the winding gear demonstration involves climbing steep stairs. Children must be supervised at all times. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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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.  

Aurora over Kielder Observatory
Shows & Displays

The Northern Lights! What are they? How do we see them? They have influenced fairy tales and folklore for millennia, shaped communites and religious beliefs, provided civilisations with incredible stories of galant valour and past spirits

Afternoon tea
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!

Private parking for 2 cars
Accommodation
Seahouses

Bluebells is a cosy two bedroomed cottage situated on the outskirts of Seahouses.  family run and fully equipped  with off road parking for two cars is an ideal location for your Northumbrian holiday. 

Within easy walking distance, in one direction you have the bustling Harbour village with pubs, restaurants, and of course the famous fish n chips, together with a vast choice of boat trips to nearby islands.  In the other direction you have the beautiful beaches and dunes with stunning views of Bamburgh Castle and the Farne Islands.

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All Saints at Ryal
Church
Ryal

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

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.

Beach Court from the Harbour
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Bed & Breakfast
Beadnell

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

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Self Catering
Embleton
Luxurious 1 & 2 bedroom barn conversions in the heart of picturesque coastal village. Open fires, modern kitchens and bathrooms. 2 minutes from beach.
ROMANS & GLADIATORS
Family

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

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

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.
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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.

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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.

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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Wildlife & osprey evening voyage
Wildlife events

Come join us for an evening osprey and wildlife motor boat trip around Kielder Water.

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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.

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.

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Self Catering
Beal

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

Redefest Music Festival
Outdoor Event
Rochester

We are a community music festival in the heart of Northumberland. Saturday 1st August will be the 9th Redefest.

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
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.

Traditional Afternoon Tea
Food Event

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

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.

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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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Adventure Sports
Longhorsley

The Badger and the Bear Outdoor Adventure Camp is a new Wild Camping attraction in beautiful rural Northumberland. your adventure is a 1 night experience of military style camping staying in our A-frame survival shelters and...

ARCHAEOLOGY DETECTIVES
Family

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

Puffin Cottage
Self Catering
Embleton

Puffin Cottage has fantastic views overlooking Embleton Bay, Dunstanburh Golf Course and Dunstanburgh Castle. It is 800 yards from the beach and close to the shops, pubs and restaurents in Embleton

Relax in this spacious and comfortable lounge
Self Catering
Seahouses

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

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.

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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.

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

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.

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. 

Northumberland & Durham Labrador Retriever Championship Show 2015
Shows & Displays

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

Ashington Co-op Camera Club annual exhibition.

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Bed & Breakfast
Bardon Mill

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

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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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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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Harbour View Cottage
Self Catering
Craster

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

Birdoswald section of the wall
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.

Bamburgh Castle
Arts and Crafts

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

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Hotel
Morpeth

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

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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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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.

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Wildlife events

These sessions allow you to enjoy natural outdoor activities with your toddler in a safe and fun environment.
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.

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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Caravan & Camping
Seahouses

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

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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.

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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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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Tours, Tour Guides and Courses
Belford

We'll take you and your family 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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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.

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.

 

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.
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!

 

Victorian Baking
Food Event

Imagine visiting Cragside to be greeted by the smell of fresh baking as you step through the door... Our volunteer cooks, in costume, will be recreating some Victorian recipes on the newly restored and working range in Lord Armstrong's magn

Summer Zoo Club
Family

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

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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
Craster

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

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Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

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

Outside Lindisfarne Priory
Historic sites
Holy Island

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

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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.

Golf course at Linden Hall
Golf
Morpeth
Nestled in a 450-acre estate at the heart of the Northumberland countryside, the golf course at Macdonald Linden Hall, Golf & Country Club is one of the area's finest.
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Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

A family run guest house, Oronsay House has 5 tasteful rooms with en-suite facilities and off-street parking just 175 yards from the centre of Alnwick, the castle and the gardens.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

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

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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.

Berwick Festival Opera: The Silken Ladder
Shows & Displays

With all the sparkle and froth of the very best comic operas, and a generous dose of mistaken identity, overheard secrets and tangled love affairs, Rossini’s early work is an irresistibly tuneful romance.

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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.

 
 
2 Bamburgh Gate, Bamburgh
Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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

 

 

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Bed & Breakfast
Rothbury

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

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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.

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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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

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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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
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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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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.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Pebble Cottage is a newly refurbished 4 star self catering property benefitting from a modern, stylish interior. Located within a 2 minute walk of Seahouses Harbour with its fabulous views across to the Farne Islands (boat trips available) and also just 2 minutes from t

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.

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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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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Miners' Gear by Tom Newstead
Exhibition

This unique collection of work is hand crafted from oak, silver birch and a railway sleeper from Avenue Pit in Seaton Delaval.

" I was born the first son of a coal miner from a fishing village called Seaton Sluice in Northumberland and left school at the age of fifteen to become an apprentice boat builder at Lambies. I worked with a tradesman who taught me his craft and who, to this day, I would describe as 'truly remarkable'. After concluding my apprenticeship, l joined the merchant navy for 11 years as an assistant carpenter. This enabled me to travel the world. This was an invaluable experience for me, in the exposition of my craft. Each new continent, land and city brought with it a new perspective within which l saw different art forms which l could later work with and manipulate into a style that l now uniquely stamp as my own."

This display can be found in the display case near the entrance to the Archives Searchroom. 

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.
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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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Self Catering
Belford

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

Woodpecker Mill_surrounded by stunning scenery
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.

Relax at Slaley Hall
Sport and Leisure
Hexham
A De Vere spa break is all about ‘me' time. Indulge, pamper, and restore with our lavish therapies and beauty sessions. Two championship golf courses to test the best.
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

 THEATRE – LOVE LABOUR’S LOST
Shows & Displays

A joyful, pastoral comedy with a strong musical and interactive element.
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. 

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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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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. 

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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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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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.

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.

Blyth Beach Huts
Sport and Leisure
Blyth

Gorgeous beach huts available for daily rental at Blyth Beach

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.

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.
Mini golf
Nature and Wildlife
Kielder

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

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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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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.

 

 

Holy Cross
Church
Haltwhistle

Beautiful ancient church with fabulous stained glass.

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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
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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Sunnyhills
Delicatessen & Farm Shop
Belford

Sunnyhills Farm Shop is family owned & run and has a fantastic Deli, Gift Shop & fully licensed Bistro.

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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.

CLASSIC CARS
Shows & Displays

A wide array of classic cars on display with models ranging from the 1920s to the 1970s
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.

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!

Lounge
Self Catering
Seahouses

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

Lindisfarne
Book online
Self Catering
Beal

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

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Bed & Breakfast
Seahouses

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
Rothbury

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

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Restaurant
Hexham

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

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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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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.

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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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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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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Self Catering
Lucker

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

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Bed & Breakfast
Alnmouth
Spacious farmhouse with beautiful views of Alnmouth and Warkworth Bay 2 miles away. A warm welcome is assured great breakfasts with a Northumberland flavour.
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Kirkley Hall 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
Official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS TM TITLE  Attempt | Witch Gathering
Outdoor Event

Break out your broom and don your hexing hat for our ghastly witch gathering world record attempt. Attempting to beat the official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS TM TITLE for the 'Largest number of people dressed as witches in one place', we

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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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BAAFEST 2015
Music & Dance
Bellingham

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

Train animals at Kirkley Hall Zoo
Family

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

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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 ).

Inside Sea Pink Cottage
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.

 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
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Bed & Breakfast
Craster

A warm welcome awaits at large detached home, tastefully decorated. Central for walking, birding and historic attractions.

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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.

hesleyside
Bed & Breakfast
Bellingham

Hesleyside is a private stately home where guests can stay in luxury and experience 800 years of Northumbrian history. Three glorious 5* state bedrooms with four poster beds and en-suite bathrooms

 

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Book: Supercontrol
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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.

Garden at Shepherds Cottage
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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.

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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
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.

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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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Star trails
Star gazing events

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

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Berwick-upon-Tweed

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

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National Parks Week at Walltown
Book online
Family

National Parks Week is a celebration of all the wonderful activities in which you can take part in Britain’s “breathing spaces”. For National Park Week in Northumberland Walltown Quarry Picnic Site, near Haltwhistle, will be turned into a giant adventure playground.

Northumberlandia near Cramlington
Wildlife events

The first of our new monthly Wildlife Watch club for kids. Come along this month to learn and spot the beautiful butterflies at Northumberlandia and make your own butterfly feeder to take home. Booking essential.
Bike For Bobby
Cycling event
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Ride and raise funds for your own charity, your own cause, your own club.

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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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.

 

 

Church View Garden
Self Catering
Seahouses

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

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

Volunteer Guided Walk

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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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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The Old Storehouse at Amble
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Amble

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

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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Stories with strings (folk music)
Music & Dance

Fool's Gold present an evening of well known and contemporary folk music.

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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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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Bed & Breakfast
Hexham

Carraw Bed and Breakfast, is one of the finest luxury Northumberland Guest Houses, situated on the foundations of Hadrian’s Wall, with a sublime hilltop setting overlooking open countryside of Northumberland National Park and beyond.

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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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Torture Trails
Sporting Event
Greenhaugh

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

Exterior
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.

Family Fun Day
Family
Hadston

Fundraising for a local couple funding their IVF Journey. Craft stalls Face painting Cake stalls Refreshments Bouncy castle Raffle Tombola Clairvoyant readings

Counterfeit Sixties Show
Music & Dance
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain's No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties, with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era

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Self Catering
Alnwick

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

The 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.

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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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.

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.
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Self Catering
Cornhill-on-Tweed

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

Benfield cottage
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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.

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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Poppy patio
Self Catering
Alnwick

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

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Bed & Breakfast
Warkworth
A warm welcome awaits guests at Westrigg. We are situated on the outskirts of the beautiful historic village of Warkworth, a short 2 minute drive or 10 minute walk away from the imposing Mediaeval castle towering over the village centre.
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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

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

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

A Soldier's Life
Family

Meet an iconic Roman Legionary stationed at the famous Housesteads Roman Fort.

Junior Zoo School
Wildlife events

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

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Self Catering
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. 

Bedroom
Self Catering
Belford

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

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Self Catering
Sparty Lea

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

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.

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

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

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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.

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Ingram

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

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Summer Zoo Club
Wildlife events

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

Boathouse cottage and river
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Self Catering
Norham

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

Wiggle Hell of Hexham
Cycling event
Hexham

The Wiggle Hell of Hexham Sportive is one 'Hell' of a challenge! In its third year this sportive starts from the convenient Hexham Racecourse which boasts fantastic views over the Tyne Valley.

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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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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.  

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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‘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

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Self Catering
Alnham

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

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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.
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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

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

Volunteer Guided Walk

Ariel shot
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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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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.

Game On 2.0 - Pacman
Exhibition

Game On 2.0 is the world’s most comprehensive collection of computer games from the past 60 years. Explore the vibrant history, culture and future of gaming entertainment and technology through more than 100 playable games. 

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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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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

Golden Sands Holiday Park
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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. 

Clubhouse
Golf
Alnmouth

Golf Club and course set on magnificent Foxton Bay. Eighteen holes with clubhouse, accommodation, snooker room, bars and restaurant open to the public.

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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.

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

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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.
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
Front View
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.

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.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Outdoor Event

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy.

Madagascar Weekend
Family

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

 HOW TO BE A ROMAN SOLDIER
Family

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

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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.

 

Water features
Garden
Alnwick

One of the world's most extraordinary contemporary gardens.

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Wooler Wheel Classic
Cycling event
Wooler

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

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.

BARK Dog Show and Funday
Family
Berwick-upon-Tweed

A fun day for all the family. Fun Dog show, side stalls, agility course, games for all the family, plenty to do all day. Dogs very welcome.

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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.

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.

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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed

 

 

For a truly unique bed & breakfast experience, stay in a stunning Church conversion in quiet village near Berwick-upon-Tweed - just across the river from Scotland!

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

 

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Derwent View Cottage
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Self Catering

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

Holy Trinity, Old Bewick
Church
Alnwick

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

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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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Lindisfarne Castle
Historic sites
Holy Island
Outside Apple Blossom
Self Catering
Bamburgh

Situated in a stunning rural location between the A1 and the picturesque coastal village of Bamburgh, Apple Blossom a luxury 5 star self catering cottage.

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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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.

The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
Outdoor Event

Detective Sherlock Holmes has a mysterious new case to investigate when summoned to a nunnery deep in the English countryside

Whylde
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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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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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.

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!

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Berwick-upon-Tweed

 The Roxburgh is family owned and ran by Eileen and Jimmy Calder.

Situated by the beach in the Spittal area of historic Berwick-upon-Tweed, the Roxburgh is a delightful bed and breakfast ideal for exploring the unspoilt coastline. The picturesque towns and villages of Northumberland are the perfect places to explore or relax.

All our rooms are comfortable and spacious, and come complete with satellite TV, tea/coffee and a hair dryer.

A hearty breakfast is included in your stay, and special diets can be catered for (please inform us in advance).

Walkers and cyclists are welcome!

 

 

 

Wiggle Northern Angel
Cycling event
Ponteland

Starting from the stunning Kirkley Hall you will be guaranteed quiet roads from the offset. The route heads North West straight into the amazing Northumberland National Park where the sportive is centred.

Welcome to Spylaw Farm
Self Catering
Chatton

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

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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.

ROTHBURY ROOTS LIVE MUSIC
Music & Dance

LIVE MUSIC EVENT USUALLY LAST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH, ORIGINAL SINGER/SONGWRITERS, IN AN INTIMATE ENVIRONMENT CHECK OUT www.rothburyroots.com for a list of events.
Living room
Self Catering
Alnmouth

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

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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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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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.
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.

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.

Lounge
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Self Catering
Alwinton

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

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Chesters Revealed
Outdoor Event

Visit Chesters Roman Fort this weekend for a truly new and unique perspective on this popular Hadrian’s Wall attraction.

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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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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.
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. 

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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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
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.
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!  

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Inn
Wooler

The Black Bull Inn is a 17thC inn standing in the main street of Wooler. It still retains much of its original character and is situated in one of the most picturesque parts of North Northumberland.

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Cottages in Northumberland
Self Catering Agency
Jesmond

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

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Self Catering
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.

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Sightseeing and Leisure
Cornhill-on-Tweed

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

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

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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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

Budle Haugh
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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.

Holy Trinity at Matfen
Churchyard/Burial Ground
Matfen

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

Cotton Top Tamarin
Family

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

Craft Fair - Etal Village Hall
Food Event

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

The Granary At Seahouses
Self Catering
Seahouses

This lovely detached barn conversion is tucked away in a quiet location just a few minutes’ walk from the coast. Located near the popular coastal village of Seahouses, it provides a fantastic base to explore the rest of the Northumberland coast and also to venture inland.

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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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Northumberland Coast Rocks!
Guided Walk/Tours
Boulmer

This walk and talk is one of a series of walks as part of the Northumberland Coast Rocks project which has been developed working with the Howick Heritage Group and has been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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

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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.

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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Inn
Stocksfield

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

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Krista Detor in Concert
Music & Dance
Seahouses

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

Rocky Shore Safari - Bamburgh Stag Rock
Wildlife events
Bamburgh

Come and explore the spectacular marine life on the shore at Bamburgh.

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Bed & Breakfast
Newbrough

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

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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.

Exterior
Self Catering
Lucker

Goldfinch (formerly known as 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 has been refurbished to an extremely high standard in the summer of 2015.

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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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Easter Egg Trail
Family

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

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!

Crocus 9
Self Catering
Embleton

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

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Inn
Seahouses

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

 

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Coastguard Watch View
Self Catering
Seahouses

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

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Bed & Breakfast
Warkworth

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

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Self Catering
Corbridge

'Nosbor' Holiday Cottage is a Grade II 3-star listed cottage in the heart of the lovely historic village of Corbridge.  It offers comfortable 3/4 person accommodation with two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

HW Live: Tales from the Wall
Family

Our costumed Romans will help you explore this stunning hill top fort with stories of Roman Britain.

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.
Carriages
Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Bellingham

CARRIAGES TEA ROOM BELLINGHAM

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Kielder Off Road Duathlon
Sporting Event

A superb off road event based in Kielder Forest Park
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.

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Self Catering
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.

Kirkley Hall
Outdoor

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

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.

The Secret Garden
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

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

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

Artatomy
Shows & Displays

Artatomy is an exhibition of anatomy inspired artworks created by medical and biomedical science students. 

Aesica Roman Fort & Thirlwall Castle
Guided Walk/Tours
Haltwhistle

A Volunteer Guided Walk

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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.

Stonecrop Cottage
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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.

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Craster

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

Ashington Market Day
Markets
Ashington

The general market operates every Tuesday on Station Road in the town centre. Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 623455 – Stall enquiries: 0845 6006400 Please check with Morpeth TIC to confirm dates & times.

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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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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Amble

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

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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

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. 

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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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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. 

Red squirrel
Wildlife events
Kielder

: Join us for a short stroll along the Beeches trail. Look for signs of red squirrels
Water Day
Outdoor Event

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

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Self Catering
Beadnell

Set behind the dunes and just yards from the golden sands of Beadnell Bay, the property is decorated to a high standard and has all the modern comforts you would expect to make a relaxing stay.

Kitchen
Self Catering
Amble

A spacious three bedroom stone terrace cottage, two minutes walk from the beach.

2014 Run Bike Run 4
Book online
Sporting Event

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

Church and Coastline
Church
Berwick-upon-Tweed

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

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.

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.

Snowy Castle
Historic sites
Holy Island

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

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

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Swimming
Swimming pools & leisure centres
Ponteland

Ponteland leisure Centre has a 25 metre pool, a smaller learner pool along with a large multi-use sports hall, fitness gym, squash courts, outdoor pitches, function rooms and crèche.

Tall Ships
Music & Dance
Seaton Sluice

Each day has a different event, Friday will be an evening event with string quartet playing music related to the Sea, dinner and limited fireworks.

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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Church
Norham

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

ARCHAEOLOGY DETECTIVES
Family

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

Hexham Farmers Market
Markets
Hexham
Hexham farmers market was judged to be the best farmers market in the North 2008 and is located in the market place of the finest market town in England. The attractive setting is enhanced by the vibrant market and exciting selection of local produce
A days foraging
Tours, Tour Guides and Courses
Greenhaugh

 

Wild food foraging days. Take a walk on the wild side and learn how to find and prepare wild food.
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.     

Balcony
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.

Kirkley Kritters
Family

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

Lounge
Self Catering
Seahouses

Longstone is one of a collection of two newly finished, first floor, 3 star self catering apartments situated in the heart of Seahouses and built in a contemporary style. Sandy beaches with picturesque views of the Farne Islands and rugged coast are within walking distance of the property, the Farne Islands can be seen in closer detail by taking one of the boat trips available from the harbour.

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

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

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

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. 

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.

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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.

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.

Bellingham Show and Country Festival
Shows & Displays
Bellingham

A perfect country day for all the family. Live bands, horses, children’s activities, good food, crafts, sheep, traditional games, archery, wrestling, Northumbrian piping...

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

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.

Outside Doxford Hall Hotel and Spa
Music & Dance

A quartet of internationally renowned opera stars bring the sounds of Spain to Northumberland.

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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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
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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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!).
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Music & Dance

Returning for their fifth year at the festival, these former members of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company offer an evening celebrating one of Britain’s best loved duos.

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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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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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Kids & GrownUps Photography
Wildlife events
Berwick-upon-Tweed

During a fun and fact-filled day you will meet, learn about and photograph our super team of friendly owls and wriggly reptiles in the glorious natural setting of Northumberland.

The Clarence Household
Outdoor

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

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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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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Etal Village Hall
Food Event

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

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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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The Boathouse 1
Self Catering
Norham

 

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

 

Beech Cottage
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Self Catering
Morpeth

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

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Chatton

Percy Cottage is a one bedroom Victorian cottage, located within the Northumbrian village of Chatton, only short drives from a spectacular coastline, with a view to The Cheviots round virtually every corner.   Behind its old stone façade Percy Cottage flaunts a stylish interior with a sprinkling of luxe, making it a sophisticated retreat.

Haltwhistle Market Day
Markets
Haltwhistle
Market Square – Thursday Visitor enquiries: Haltwhistle TIC: 01434 322002 – Stall enquiries: 0845 6006400 Please call Haltwhistle TIC to confirm dates & times.
Gardeners House
Self Catering
Chathill

Situated within the grounds of the award-winning Doxford Hall Hotel and Spa the two cottages offer luxury self-catering accommodation for those holidaying in Northumberland.

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Inn
Wall
The Hadrian, situated close to Hadrian's Wall, dates back to the 19thC and is situated in Wall village.
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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.

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Self Catering
Haltwhistle

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

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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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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.

The Bothy at Reedsford
Self Catering
Wooler

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

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Steward's Cottage is one of six stone built cottages in the Bamburgh First Adderstone collection. A classy 5 star self catering  cottage for which our interior designer has created a chic, modern and contemporary feel.

Romans and Gladiators
Family

This summer holiday, join the armoured ranks of the world famous Ermine Street Guard in their 43rd year of Roman re-enactment.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

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

Enjoy the views of uninterupted countryside from the garden
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.

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
Greenhead

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

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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.

Northumberlandia near Cramlington
Wildlife events

Drop in to the Visitor Centre to pick up a list of 50 weird and wonderful natural things to collect around the site. No need to book. Suitable for all ages.
CURATOR LED ART TOUR
Outdoor Event

Find out about Kielder’s art and architecture programme directly from experienced curator Peter Sharpe

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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.

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.

Dark Skies stargazing at Tower Knowe
Star gazing events

The best place in England to view the night sky - discover the beauty of Northumberland’s International Dark Sky Park.

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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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Sport and Leisure
Cramlington

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

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Self Catering
Rothbury

 

 

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.

 

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Bed & Breakfast
Beal

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

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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.

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

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Museums and galleries
Berwick-upon-Tweed

The museum is housed in the historic Berwick Barracks and contains historical town artefacts and part of Sir William Burrel's art collection.

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Museums and galleries
Kielder

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

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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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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.

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

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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Alnwick

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

Catcleugh
Guided Walk/Tours
Byrness

Volunteer Guided Walk

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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

 THEATRE – PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Shows & Displays

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

Rocky Shore Safari - Seahouses
Outdoor Event
Seahouses

Come and explore the spectacular marine life on the shore at Seahouses.

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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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A Midsummer Night's Dream
Outdoor Event

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy.

Vote for Play
Family

Discover how the quirky Trevelyan family lived and played at Wallington, with indoor activities and outdoor adventures every day

Morpeth Market Day
Markets
Morpeth
Morpeth Market Place – Wednesday Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 535200 – Stall enquiries: 0845 6006400. Please contact Morpeth TIC to confirm dates & times.
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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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.

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.

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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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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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Bed & Breakfast
Newcastleton

Sorbietrees is a beautiful Georgian farmhouse with many original features in a tranquil location with outstanding views and abundant wildlife where a warm welcome and homely atmosphere awaits you. 

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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.

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!

Whale and Dolphin Cruise 11/09/2010
Tours, Tour Guides and Courses
Choppington

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

Table view from Bamburgh Castle Inn
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Seahouses
Delicious home cooked food with a wow factor means eating at the Bamburgh Castle Inn is a recipe for success. We’re open daily for morning coffee, lunch and dinner. Our award winning chefs cater for everyone’s tastes with quality food cooked to order
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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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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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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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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.
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Self Catering
Alnwick

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

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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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. 

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.

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Tarset

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

Living Room and Conservatory
Bed & Breakfast
Beadnell

Catkin Cottage is a delightful three bedroomed Guest House in the quaint village of Beadnell.

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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.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Set literally within the dunes of Budle Bay sands, Greyling is the perfect getaway for those looking for some tranquillity by the sea. 

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.

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.

Double 2
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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Self Catering
Amble

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

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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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Self Catering
Lambley
This cluster of barn conversions are set within 90 acres. Close to the South Tyne River.
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Garden Fete
Family
Alnwick

Garden Fete, all profits to North Northumberland Hospice.

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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.

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.

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
Bamburgh
Cluster of cottages with sea views. Located next to golf course. Close to all amenities.
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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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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Hexham

A charming countryside inn offering comfortable accommodation, high quality delicious home cooked food, real ales and fine wines close to Hadrian's Wall we also have our own Stanegate Heritage room.  

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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.

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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Woodhorn
Family

Join in with our hands-on activities. Great fun for families with children.

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Historic sites
Norham
One of the strongest of Border castles and one of the finest Norman keeps in England. Most famous siege in Sir Walter Scott's Marmion.
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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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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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Snowdrop Cottage Kitchen and Dining Room
Self Catering
Alnwick
Set in private grounds and woodland, we offer the very highest standards in luxury holiday cottages situated in a unique setting in the heart of the Northumberland countryside.
Berwick Festival Opera: Le nozze di Figaro
Shows & Displays

Le nozze di Figaro’s confident mix of sharply drawn characters, heartfelt passion, and fizzing comedy shows Mozart at his absolute theatrical best.

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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.

Roman Finds Workshop
Family

English Heritage's Curator of Roman Collections is based at Corbridge Roman Town on Hadrian's Wall.

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
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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Self Catering
Ovington

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

Hadrian's Wall Crags and Loughs
Guided Walk/Tours
Haltwhistle

Find out a little about the Romans on this walk from the Visitor Centre at Once Brewed.

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.

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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Morpeth

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

 
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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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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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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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Dining
Self Catering
Beadnell

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

Alnwick Farmers Market
Markets
Alnwick

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

The Lone Pine Club by Alice Birch
Shows & Displays

Pentabus Theatre Company presents a riotous brand new play about four young adventurers - The Lone Pine Club by Alice Birch.

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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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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.

 

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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.

KNIGHTS’ TOURNAMENT
Family

Marvel at our noble knights as they take on the ultimate medieval contest. Swords will be wielded, archery skills tested and helmets battered. Soak up the sights and sounds of the encampments and laugh out loud at our silly jester.
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Self Catering
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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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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Open Air Theatre – Pride & Prejudice
Shows & Displays

Jane Austen’s literary classic gets the full Pantaloons treatment in this beautifully hilarious and delightfully innovative new adaptation.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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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.

Garden
Self Catering
Beadnell

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

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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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Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

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

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Self Catering
Beadnell

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

HANDS ON HISTORY CREW – UGLY BUG SAFARI
Family

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

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Self Catering
Amble

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

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Self Catering
Hexham

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

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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The Handlebards present...Hamlet
Outdoor Event

This summer we're delighted to welcome back the Handlebards, once again perfoming in the beautiful setting of Ford Castle grounds, and raising funds for HospiceCare North Northumberland.

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
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Inn
Otterburn

The Redesdale Arms is known as the First and Last Inn situated just 12 miles south of the Scottish Border on the A68. It is an ideal base to explore the beautiful and diverse regions of Northumberland and the North East of England.  You are guaranteed a warm welcome, lovely comfortable accommodation and great home cooked food.

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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.

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Bed & Breakfast
Rothbury

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

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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.

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Bamburgh

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

Creative Cookery
Food Event
Rothbury

Creating Coquet Cuisine! Cragend Farm Rothbury is next door to Cragside and has teamed up with Mary Wilkins of Wilkins Fine Dining to offer Cookery courses for the discerning chef!

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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.

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.

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Beal

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

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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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Self Catering
Beadnell

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The Moorings is superb 4 bedroom detached property with stunning sea views.  It is ideal for couples or families wishing to holiday together. (catering up to 11 people).  With Beadnell Bay only metres away, The Moorings is a great base for a holiday in Northumberland.  The  conservatory and balcony gives you a chance to enjoy the sea air and alfresco dining.   

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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.

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.
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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Bed & Breakfast
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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HarbourView
Gift Shop
Amble

A delightful location on the Harbour in the traditional town of Amble. The Harbour Village offers 15 Individually run Retail Pods with a range of Art, crafts, gifts, accessories, food & drink.

There is also a seafood centre to support the local fishing industry through the distribution of locally caught seafood to local people and businesses whilst promoting lesser known species to encourage the sustainability of fishing.

All in a wonderful harbourside location with various events planned throughout the year.

Clennell Hall
Hotel
Alwinton

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

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.

Music of Northumberland
Music & Dance

Graeme Danby celebrates his Northern heritage with an evening of music from across Northumberland.

Pool
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.

Counterfeit Sixties Show
Music & Dance
Blyth

Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain's No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties, with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.

 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.

Leazes Head B&B
Bed & Breakfast
Hexham

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

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

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

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

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Golf
Hexham
The challenge is laid down: two championship standard courses to test the best golfing brain - The Hunting's tricky approach, The Priestman's water hazards. To the victor, the exquisite spoils of the 19th hole. This is golf at its best
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Working the Stasis
Arts and Crafts

Preserving England’s historic attractions and artefacts is a meticulous and fascinating job. Newcastle-upon-Tyne artist, Dawn Felicia Knox, spent a year observing and recording the methods used on Hadrian’s Wall to ensure our Roman sites and objects are preserved to the highest standard for future generations to enjoy.

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.

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.

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.
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Self Catering Agency
Seahouses

Self catering holiday agency based in Seahouses.

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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Church
West Woodburn

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

SOLDIERS OF THE ROSES
Shows & Displays

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

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Newton-by-the-Sea

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

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Music & Dance

Beginners session with Ann Sessoms - 1.30pm Regular session with an experienced piper - 2.30pm. Come along and learn how to play the pipes or to listen to others. All are welcome.

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

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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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Swing and Climb Day
Outdoor

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

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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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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.

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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Night Time Patrol
Outdoor Event

English Heritage invites you to explore Britain’s most iconic Roman Fort at night.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

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

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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.

Kirkley Hall Big Family Day Out
Lounge
Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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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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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.

Dukes Restaurant
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Restaurant
Hexham

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

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Self Catering
Seahouses

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

 SPOOKY FUN
Family

This Halloween half term join us for frightening fun, with have-a-go creepy crafts and activities. Fearless souls required for a thrilling family adventure. Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as you come face to face with the dark side of child
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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
Alnwick

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

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.

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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World Animal Day
Family

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

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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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

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. 

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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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Fairy Tale Princess Day
Family

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

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.

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.
Stargazing at Allen Banks
Star gazing events

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

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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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Alnwick

Grade II listed Georgian townhous situated within the conservation area, tastefully furnished with antique furniture but with a contemporary twist.

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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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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.

Spacious Lounge
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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Exterior
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.

Shows & Displays

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

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.
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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Family evening campfire and BBQ
Outdoor Event

Learn a few bushcraft ways to light a fire and then BBQ

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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. 

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.

Wallington
Historic sites
Cambo

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

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Upper Coquetdale
Guided Walk/Tours
Harbottle

Volunteer Guided Walk

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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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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)"

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. 

A Garden of Fairy Tales
Family

A strange wind is blowing through The Alnwick Garden, bringing with it a band of fairy tale characters and an exciting quest. Beauty is in trouble, the Wicked Queen intends to poison her. 

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.

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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The Ashington District Star
Exhibition

Inspired by the Ashington Group Painters photographic artist Julian Germain has embarked on a two year collaboration with local people to produce a new newspaper; The Ashington District Star. The exhibition incorporates the original paintings and maps the editorial process involved in developing a new collection of created and collected photographs about contemporary Ashington and the surrounding area.

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Book: LateRooms
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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Puffins on The Farne Islands
Nature and Wildlife
Farne Islands

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

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

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

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

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Hotel
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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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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The Dunes Kitchen
Self Catering
Seahouses

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

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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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Exterior
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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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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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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Downhill
Outdoor Event
Kielder

Downhill mtb racing using some of the toughest sections of trail in Kielder
Shepherds Hut
Glamping
Blaydon On Tyne

 

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

 

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!  

 
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

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

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

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

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