Druridge Bay

Stay in The Heart of Northumberland and explore a huge range of Northumberland’s attractions and beautiful scenic countryside.  Discover an amazing heritage with an abundance of Castles and Historic sites including Cragside House, Estate and Gardens, the innovative home of inventor Lord Armstrong and the first in the world to be lit by hydro-electricity.  Visit Wallington House and explore the history of Northumberland before taking a stroll in the beautiful walled garden hidden in the woods.

The skies in Northumberland are so deep and so dark that Northumberland National Park along with Kielder Water & Forest Park and Kielder Observatory Astronomical Society is officially Europe’s largest Dark Sky Park, ensuring the area is kept free from light pollution.  The Heart of Northumberland is the ideal place to stay to experience a night sky like no other, with the darkest skies being found between September and March.  

The traditional picturesque market town of Rothbury with its excellent amenities, cafes, pubs and a host of independent retailers is the centre of the Heart of Northumberland.  Wooler situated in the northern part of Northumberland close to the Scottish Border, is a perfect base for exploring the Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park.  To the east is the magnificent coastline, an Area or Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Bellingham, the gateway town to Kielder Water & Forest Park boasts a thriving community and is home to the Bellingham Heritage Centre, celebrating the rich industrial and cultural past.

Beautiful self catering cottages set in idyllic rural locations, friendly Bed & Breakfasts, Hotels, Inns and farm stays – The Heart of Northumberland has it all.  

Whatever you are looking for in a holiday from quiet getaway to action sports, the Heart of Northumberland will deliver.  Enjoy rambling, hill walking in the Simonside Hills, camping, fishing in our abundant rivers, golfing, climbing, cycling, horse riding, mountain biking or explore vibrant wildlife amidst stunning scenery.

More information about the area can be found on The Heart of Northumberland website.

The Heart of Northumberland

Stay in The Heart of Northumberland and explore a huge range of Northumberland’s attractions and beautiful scenic countryside.  Discover an amazing heritage with an abundance of Castles and Historic sites including Cragside House, Estate and Gardens, the innovative home of inventor Lord Armstrong and the first in the world to be lit by hydro-electricity.  Visit Wallington House and explore the history of Northumberland before taking a stroll in the beautiful walled garden hidden in the woods.

The skies in Northumberland are so deep and so dark that Northumberland National Park along with Kielder Water & Forest Park and Kielder Observatory Astronomical Society is officially Europe’s largest Dark Sky Park, ensuring the area is kept free from light pollution.  The Heart of Northumberland is the ideal place to stay to experience a night sky like no other, with the darkest skies being found between September and March.  

The traditional picturesque market town of Rothbury with its excellent amenities, cafes, pubs and a host of independent retailers is the centre of the Heart of Northumberland.  Wooler situated in the northern part of Northumberland close to the Scottish Border, is a perfect base for exploring the Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park.  To the east is the magnificent coastline, an Area or Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Bellingham, the gateway town to Kielder Water & Forest Park boasts a thriving community and is home to the Bellingham Heritage Centre, celebrating the rich industrial and cultural past.

Beautiful self catering cottages set in idyllic rural locations, friendly Bed & Breakfasts, Hotels, Inns and farm stays – The Heart of Northumberland has it all.  

Whatever you are looking for in a holiday from quiet getaway to action sports, the Heart of Northumberland will deliver.  Enjoy rambling, hill walking in the Simonside Hills, camping, fishing in our abundant rivers, golfing, climbing, cycling, horse riding, mountain biking or explore vibrant wildlife amidst stunning scenery.

More information about the area can be found on The Heart of Northumberland website.

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