Relaxation & Wellbeing

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of Northumberland in so many different ways. As well as being an outdoor and active county, we are also the ideal place to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern times.

Treat yourself and a friend or family member to a pamper day at one of our many country house hotels or beauty boutiques. Lay back and relax in a Northumberland spa. Let our professional masseurs help you unwind, and take advantage of the facilities many venues offer including saunas and the ever-popular jacuzzis.

Or how’s about floating above the county in a hot air balloon? It’s a different way of exploring the county and a romantic way to spend time with a loved one. Be sure to bring a camera!

If you’re after just spending time in the county of Northumberland, incurring no costs at all, we have also compiled a list of viewpoints across the county for you to visit. You could park up and wind-down the window, take a leisurely cycle ride or walk walk to many of the viewpoints.

Relaxation & wellbeing

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of Northumberland in so many different ways. As well as being an outdoor and active county, we are also the ideal place to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern times.

Treat yourself and a friend or family member to a pamper day at one of our many country house hotels or beauty boutiques. Lay back and relax in a Northumberland spa. Let our professional masseurs help you unwind, and take advantage of the facilities many venues offer including saunas and the ever-popular jacuzzis.

Or how’s about floating above the county in a hot air balloon? It’s a different way of exploring the county and a romantic way to spend time with a loved one. Be sure to bring a camera!

If you’re after just spending time in the county of Northumberland, incurring no costs at all, we have also compiled a list of viewpoints across the county for you to visit. You could park up and wind-down the window, take a leisurely cycle ride or walk walk to many of the viewpoints.

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Beadnell

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

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Self Catering
Warenford

The Mill House is one of 4 lovely cottages located in the quiet village of Warenford, just 5 miles from Bamburgh making trips to the stunning Northumberland coastline easily accessible. Bamburgh Castle is a great place to visit followed by a walk along the stunning beach and the village itself has some great tea rooms, boutique shops and an award winning butchers with the famous ‘Bamburgh Bangers’.  The coastal villages of Seahouses and Beadnell are both within easy reach and boat trips to the popular Farne Islands are available from Seahouses harbour. Beadnell Bay is a beautiful horse-shoe shaped beach and is popular with holidaymakers looking to enjoy some watersports.

 

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Accommodation
Bamburgh

Overlooked by the imposing Bamburgh Castle and a just few minutes’ walk from the village centre and the fabulous sandy beach. Sleeping up to 6 guests over 3 bedrooms, Jara, with its spacious, comfortable and contemporary interior along with large private enclosed garden, makes the property a fantastic choice for a coastal getaway with family or friends.

Birdoswald section of the wall
Historic sites
Gilsland

Explore the fascinating ruins, marvel at the longest stretch of Hadrian's Wall and rest your legs in the Tearoom.

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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.

Holy Trinity at Matfen
Churchyard/Burial Ground
Matfen

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

Swimming Pool
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Alnwick

Breamish Valley Cottages presents award-winning luxury self-catering holiday cottages near Alnwick in Northumberland, where spectacular comfort and elegance is complemented by a superb indoor heated swimming pool, spa, sauna, steam room, tennis court, games room and gym. 

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Finn Cottage is a stylish property in Bamburgh Village with views of the Castle from lounge, bedroom and garden for up to 4 guests

Have a go Archery
Family event

Follow in the footsteps of soldiers and try your hand at one of England's oldest skills.

Lounge
Self Catering
Beadnell

Situated within the coastal village of Beadnell, Cheviot Lea is a 2 bedroom property with views of the open countryside and Cheviot Hills. Recently refurbished, the property offers contemporary features to make for a relaxing stay.

Northumberland Glamping Stay
Book online
Porthole Seahouses lounge with original beams
Accommodation
Seahouses

Porthole Cottage in Seahouses offers a 1 bedroom property for 2 guests. 

Outside St Cuthberts Church in Norham
Church
Norham

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

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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Self Catering
Warenton

Blue Barn is a stunning barn conversion sleeping up to 6 guests. The cottage is situated in the hamlet of Warenton, close to Bamburgh Castle and beach, which is just under 20 minutes drive from the cottage.

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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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The Boatside Inn
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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Essential Wilderness Survival Skills
Outdoor Event

Learn the basics for survival in a forest environment with top northern bushcraft teacher, Bruce Ferguson - shelter, fire, food and water. Build a shelter using natural materials, learn a range of fire skills, water collection and forage for wild food.

Rye Hill Farmhouse
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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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Wintery 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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Mediterranean Terrace
Hotel
Otterburn

From delicious homemade food and delightful beers and cocktails, to the fantastical eight individually designed, boutique bedrooms, William de Percy is the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle, in a super stylish yet totally relaxed setting right on the doorstep of the Northumberland National Park.

Four-legged friends are a very big deal at William De Percy, where our breathtaking countryside is heaven on earth for any creature with fur, four legs and a wet nose.

Located in the Northumbrian village of Otterburn, Le Petit Château lies on the picturesque banks of the River Rede.

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Secrets of the Wild - Wildlife Photography
Talk/Lecture

Join professional wildlife photographer, , TV writer and presenter Neil Atkinson for a combination of indoor and outdoor practical tuition.

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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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Alnwick
Situated in a quieter part of the historic market town of Alnwick this mid-terraced stone cottage provides comfortable accommodation within a short walk of pubs, restaurants, the garden and historic castle.
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Tourist Information Point
Hexham
Community and Visitor Information Point providing information about attractions and tourist accommodation in Northumberland. Information on the history and attractions of the Haydon Bridge area including the John Martin Trail. Internet access/wi-fi.
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Hotel
Ponteland

Horton Grange Country House Hotel is an elegant, grade - II listed Country House Hotel with 9 bedrooms, situated just 10 minutes from Newcastle City Centre, and with great access to rural Northumberland. We are open 365 days a year to both Residents, and non-residents for Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner.

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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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Doiphin Dream - great views from the kitchen towards Holy Island
Self Catering
Beal

Dolphin Dream Cottage offers premium accommodation close to the Northumberland coastline which offers easy access for day trips to Holy Island, Bamburgh with its magnificent castle and beach and the Scottish Borders. Sleeping up to six guests in three bedrooms with three bath/shower rooms, Dolphin Dream Cottage offers families or a group of friends a perfect place to stay close to the stunning Northumberland coast. The local village of Beal is also within easy reach and has an excellent café and restaurant. Dolphin Dream Cottage is surrounded by stunning scenery and has a private terrace and lawned gardens.

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.

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
Bamburgh

Located just behind the peaceful, quiet loop comprising the tail end of Front Street, near the castle and set within a private and secluded gated complex, Castleside is one of the 3 houses forming part of the 'Crewe Courtyard Cottages' collection.  It is a stunning newly converted Grade II listed property, and, as the name suggests, boasts unparalleled views of Bamburgh Castle.

St James the Great's Church
Church
Morpeth

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

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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.

 

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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Lounge
Self Catering
Seahouses

The Fisherman’s Rest stands in one of the most enviable positions over-looking the harbour in Seahouses with a spectacular backdrop of The Farne Islands and on the horizon the outstanding Bamburgh Castle. All village amenities such as shops, cafes, restaurants and public houses are all just a short walk away from the property.

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Self Catering
Chillingham

In the heart of Northumberland, a medieval castle with stunning views of formal gardens and Cheviot Hills. Perfect for architectural and naturalist/historical enthusiast or anyone looking for an unforgettable holiday.

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Bed & Breakfast
Hexham

Comfortable Spacious B&B in our home on a working farm, located 2 miles north-east of Hexham just of A69.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

No9 Armstrong Cottage is a freshly refurbished property in the ever popular village of Bamburgh.  Part of the Armstrong Cottage collection, the property benefits from traditional looks with a contemporary interior, making a guests stay one of comfort and relaxation.

A view of Alnwick Castle
Markets
Alnwick

Alnwick Market Place - Friday & Saturday Visitor enquiries: Alnwick TIC 01670 622152 – Stall enquiries: 01670 825895 Please check with Alnwick TIC to confirm dates & times.

Red Squirrel Safari
Wildlife events

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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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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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
Alwinton

A collection of classic stone built cottages and Scandinavian log cabins in the heart of the beautiful Northumberland National Park.

Christmas In Corbridge
Family event
Corbridge

Market stalls, late night shopping, street food, carol singing, entertainment and good cheer plus over 80 festive trees filling St Andrew’s Church.

Berwick TIC
Tourist Information Centre
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick is the most Northerly town in England, famous for its Elizabethan Walls, three iconic bridges, thriving culture scene, wildlife and beaches. The Tourist Information is in the heart of the town.

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed

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

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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Etal Live Music - Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts
Music & Dance
Ford and Etal Estate

The final music event of the year in Etal. 

Tickets £12 - please book and pay in advance. Payment by cheque to 22, Etal Village, Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland TD12 4TW or contact as above to arrange payment by BACS.

Doors open 7.30.pm music begins at 8.00pm. Bar on site.

Lounge
Self Catering
Seahouses

This fully refurbished 2 bedroom, 4 star self catering maisonette located above Seahouses Harbour has spectacular views of the coastline stretching out to the Farne Islands.

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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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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.

CURATOR LED ART TOUR
Outdoor Event

Learn about the inspiration behind some Kielder's most iconic pieces as we take youoff the beaten track and into the forest, Each tour includes Silvas Capitalis (the Forest Head) and a selection of other pieces. Tours take place from 1.30pm - 4.30pm.

Transport will be provided and you will not need to walk far, although you should wear warm waterproof clothing and appropriate footwear

Start point is Kielder Castle Visitor Centre and Advance Booking is needed

 

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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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Alnwick

Superb listed building, once the school for Howick Village, and a free pass to nearby Howick Hall Gardens and woodland walks included in stay. The stunning north Northumberland Coast only 400m away where you can enjoy the bird life, wildflowers, and spectacular views.

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

The Clarence Household
Family event
The fantastic Clarence Household return for three days of living history, talks and superb demonstrations. (Included in admission)
Forest wildlife safari
Wildlife events

Discover the secret life of the forest - join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson and uncover the tracks, trails and signs left behind by its secretive inhabitants from red squirrels and deer to its bird and insect life

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. 

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.

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Adventure Sports
Morpeth

The most exciting and affordable aerial tour, soaring over Northumberland's officially designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and beyond. 

Outside Cherryburn
Historic sites
Mickley
Birthplace cottage (1700) and farmyard. Printing house using original printing blocks. Introductory exhibition of the life, work and countryside.
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Lounge at Driftwood, Newton by the Sea
Self Catering
Newton

Driftwood, a 3 bedroom holiday cottage at Newton by the Sea- yards from a fabulous beach

The Moorings - lounge
Accommodation
Beadnell

Sleeping up to 11 this elegant detached property in Beadnell is a short stroll from the sands of Beadnell Bay

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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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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Kielder Lodge
Book online
Self Catering
Kielder

Nestled in Ravenshill Forest, Kielder Village providing tranquillity amongst nature, accommodation  comprises of barn conversion and lodge's with hot tubs.

Live Music - Anthony John Clarke
Music & Dance
Ford and Etal Estate

Live Music at Etal Village Hall.Please book tickets in advance. Contact for details. Doors open 7.30.pm; music begins at 8.00pm. Bar on site.

Family on beach
Bus & Coach
Ashington

Looking for somewhere to go this summer? Why not go and explore the scenic North Northumberland Coast?

Storytelling week
Family event

The stage is set! The audience gathered! The Alnwick Castle Performers Guild return with delightful stories and enchanting plays that are sure to astound, amuse and amaze! Our in-house theatre performance company will take you on a spell-binding journey of epic proportions, firing up the imagination with enthralling stories from the castles past.

These entertaining shows will blend Northumbrian wit, silliness and living history into one, producing fun-filled and fascinating performances fit to be enjoyed by all! There will three shows held daily between the 20th and 24th of August. Performance times and details will be made available each day on the 'What's On' board at Castle Admissions. Come and experience a realm of adventure at Alnwick Castle. These amusing tales and side-splitting performances are perfect for the whole family to enjoy!

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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Aerial photo
Nature and Wildlife
Bardon Mill

Allen Banks and Staward Gorge was badly damaged during Storm Desmond and unfortunately, remains closed.

The damage resulted in many destabilising landslips, the uprooting of large trees, erosion to the river bank and the much loved wobbly bridge being washed away.

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Christmas Fair
Shows & Displays

A range of arts. crafts, food and drink.  Free entry and parking.  A fun day for all the family.

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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.

Boathouse cottage and river
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Self Catering
Norham

Stunning views of Tweed with riverside and country walks. Easy access to peaceful comfortable cottage. You’ll love it!

Indoor Swimming Pool
Caravan & Camping
Ashington

Enjoy this wonderful unspoilt location in the North East, with stunning cliff top views, a Koi Carp ornamental lake and a sandy beach stretching into the distance. There's always something to do indoors or outdoors with fun activities.

 

Awarded 3 stars from Visit England and Bronze David Bellamy conservation award.

The Boathouse from the lake
Self Catering
Hartburn

Nestled at the edge of a magical and beautiful private lake The Boathouse has been converted into an exceptional property.

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Chris Cleverley at Rothbury Roots
Music & Dance
Rothbury

Chris Cleverley has emerged as a writer, performer and character who defies comparison, delivering a unique re-sculpting of 21st Century folk music. A true enigma of the UK Folk Scene; at times mysterious and gentle, at others candid and revealing. Since winning Bristol Folk Festival’s 2014 ‘Isambard Folk Award’, Chris’ national presence has grown exponentially, with his critically acclaimed debut album ‘Apparitions’ entering The Telegraph’s top 70 folk albums of 2015. Additionally he forms one tenth of a high profile songwriting project, The Company of Players, alongside eight rising stars of the national folk scene. From April 2018 Chris has been taking his dynamic solo live sound on tour of the UK’s Folk Clubs, Arts Centres and Concert Venues. This kickstarted the first of two main touring periods, scheduled for Spring and Autumn, as well as multiple summer festival appearances. Audiences can expect to hear exclusive first airings of material from his forthcoming album, as well as his famous contemporary arrangements of traditional folk song.

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Bed & Breakfast
Cornhill-on-Tweed

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Seventeenth century dower house, unsurpassed hospitality and exceptional comfort in relaxed atmosphere. Perfect for the Northumberland coastline and Scottish Borders.

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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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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

Lounge
Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

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

View from Bath House
Historic sites
Bardon Mill

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

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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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Hostel
Wooler

Set on the outskirts of the Northumberland National Park and 400 meters away from the picturesque market town of Wooler, this Youth Hostel is the ideal location for individuals, families and groups. Stay in our homely hostel with en-suite or shared rooms, or try one of our unique and fully-equipped Shepherd's Huts.

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The Old Hayloft - Exterior
Self Catering
Elsdon

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

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Welcome to Corbridge Tourist Information Centre
Tourist Information Centre
Corbridge

Corbridge Tourist Information Centre is full with information on Hadrian's Wall, attractions, events, eating out, accommodation, walks, and much more, for Tynedale, North East England and the rest of the country. we have a range of maps and books for sale.

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Berwick-upon-Tweed

Longridge Towers is a Victorian building set in 80 acres of beautiful grounds, within easy access of the countryside and coast.

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Self Catering
Lesbury

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

The Great Hall
Wedding Venue
Matfen

Your perfect wedding day, exclusively yours at Matfen Hall

The North East’s leading four star wedding venue

Heritage Centre at Bellingham
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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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Welcome to Spylaw Farm
Self Catering
Chatton

Approached along a quiet 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,the location is perfect for exploring unspoilt beaches, historic sites and local attractions including famous rock art close by at Fowberry and Doddington. Beaches are within 7 miles and golf courses within 4 miles. Lots of space to relax in during your stay will ensure you have a very peaceful break and feel refreshed when you leave. The villages of Chatton with it's shop/PO, ancient church, pub and trout fishery is 2 miles away, Belford, and Wooler are within 4 miles.  Berwick and Alnwick are within 15 miles.

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Alnwick Camp
Talk/Lecture
Belford

Chris Hunwick will give a fascinating talk on how WW1 affected Alnwick Castle.  This event is free!

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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Picnic on the lawn
Self Catering
Langley-on-Tyne

Cute, cosy, quirky!
An Alistair Sawdays Inspected/Selected property.
NE Tourism finalist 2012/2013/2014/2015.
Home cooked food to order.
Owned/Managed by Country Concierge.

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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RAPHAEL FALCONRY
Family event

Step into the world of medieval falconry with two of the country's finest historical falconers.

Eshott Hall Wedding Open Weekend
Exhibition
Morpeth

Planning your special day? Come and see how you can make our spaces yours. Our doors will be open for all brides and grooms-to-be to explore our beautiful hotel and grounds, meet our team of experienced wedding coordinators and chat about how we can host your wedding.

Admission and parking are free and there will be complimentary fizz and delicious canapes for every couple attending the open day. All weddings booked on the day will qualify for a £500 discount (terms and conditions apply*).

For all enquiries please contact us on info@eshotthall.co.uk * The £500 discount is only applicable on 3 packages: The Edwardian; The Regency & Exclusively Yours.  The deposit for the wedding must be paid on the day (card or cash only; excludes bank transfers or cheques) and we require a signed copy of the terms and conditions and the ‘Wedding Information Confirmation Form’.

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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!

 

 

36th Annual Village Show
Food Event
Seahouses

The North Sunderland & Seahouses Gardening Association is hosting the 36th Annual Village Show. There will be classes for vegetables, flowers, bakery and handicrafts. There will also be a children's sections. Presentation of trophies will be at 3.30pm and we will be holding an auction/raffle at 3.45pm. This event will be open to the public from 2.00pm.

ARMSTRONG HOUSE
Bed & Breakfast
Bamburgh

Armstrong House is a wonderful holiday location for friends of the Abbeyfield Society.  Overlooked by Bamburgh Castle it sits 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

Check out our website at www.armstronghse.com

Highway Rat
Outdoor Event

Walking Trail with additional features for all the family, look out for the Gruffalo characters along the way.

Morpeth Market Day
Markets
Morpeth

Morpeth Market Place – Wednesday Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 623455

Stall enquiries: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk Tel: 07909688174

Still Waters, Amble spacious lounge with views of marina
Self Catering
Amble

Still Waters is a luxury modern apartment situated in Coble Quay, accommodating up to 4 guests in 2 bedrooms, which overlooks the bustling and colourful Amble Marina. This first-floor apartment is ideally situated, close to an award-winning high street and many fantastic café’s, restaurants and a unique shopping area on the harbour with lots of great independent quirky retail outlets. 

 

Birdsong Cottage
Book online
Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

Boutique. 2 Ensuite rooms  - Haven with balcony & hot tub . Swallows Rest with west facing patio. Near Alnwick and Northumberland coast AONB 

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Inn
Seahouses

North East Tourism Pub of the Year 2015 in arguably the best seaside location on the Northumberland coast. Open all day, every day for home cooked food, drinks and accommodation. Guests enjoy inclusive use of the nearby Ocean Club leisure and spa facilities. New for 2017: Walk Inn Breaks including key meals, accommodation, self guided walking pack, welcome drink and packed lunch. 

 

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Edynwell is a newly converted grade II listed property located within a peaceful environment on the quiet loop comprising the tail end of Front Street. It is set within a private and secluded gated complex and is one of the 3 houses forming part of the Crewe Courtyard Cottages collection. 

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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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Indigo & Shibori
Arts and Crafts
Cornhill-on-Tweed

Learn how to make an indigo vat, use simple running stitch, folding & clamping fabric.  Take home a bag & more.

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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.

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Bed & Breakfast
Rothbury

With fantastic views this 5 STAR GOLD AWARD  Farmhouse has with  it's own 15th Century Pele Tower within The Northumberland National Park -  two miles south west of Rothbury.

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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.

Castle Vale Lily Pond Shelter
Guided Walk/Tours
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Discover Castle Vale Park and Coronation Park on either side of the railway station, where recent investment from Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery has reinvigorated these two little gems. 

Hexham Abbey and bowling gree
Stanegate Cottage
Self Catering
Hexham

A stone cottage in the pretty village of Fourstones near Hexham on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. Sleeps 5 and up to 2 dogs welcome.

 

 

 

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Self Catering
Alnwick

Enjoy a 5 Star Gold self-catering cottage holiday at Brunton House and Holiday Cottages on a famous Northumberland country estate. North East Tourism and Northumberland Tourism Winners 2017 ...

Brunton House and Holiday Cottages are beautifully positioned midway between Alnwick and Bamburgh in Northumberland, close to the Heritage Coast. They are set on an organic farm in the middle of the 2,500 acre Fallodon Estate, next to an old water mill and overlooking a burn and lake, with views towards the sea and Beadnell Bay.

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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Blanchland

The Lord Crewe Arms at Blanchland offers a delicious British menu showcasing simply, but beautifully cooked, home grown fayre. Steered by fireside cooking, our North Pennines vegetable garden, Chef’s smoke house and our ‘bit of thing’ for homemade bread, our ever changing menu chases the seasons and is served from breakfast to bed.  

 

Newbiggin Festival
Family event
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

Lots of different activities happening over the Bank Holiday weekend including Dolphin Watch, Fantastic Beasts display, live music and creative workshops (some activities may incur a small charge).

Hadrian Shepherd Huts
Glamping
Stamfordham

Traditional vintage style shepherd huts for luxurious glamping, giving an exceptional holiday experience, within a stone's throw of Hadrian's Wall.

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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Haltwhistle Market Day
Markets
Haltwhistle

Market Square – Thursday Visitor enquiries: Haltwhistle TIC: 01434 322002

 

The market is not currently running. For street trading opportunities contact Neil Brown, Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk Tel: 07909688174

 

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Beachcombers Retreat, great views from the balcony
Self Catering
Amble

Beachcombers Retreat is a hidden gem, located in the idyllic coastal village of Low Hauxley offering high quality accommodation for up to 6 guests. When you stay at Beachcombers Retreat you can enjoy the fantastic views out to sea with views of Coquet Island nature reserve. Beachcombers Retreat is a great place to stay with all the family including your dog, where they are made very welcome with a little welcome gift! The beach is easily accessible just over the sand dunes where you can enjoy a stroll along the seafront and soak up the fantastic coastal views. Just 5 minutes away is the award winning coastal harbour town of Amble.

There is a great range of restaurants, cafes and shops, including the new Amble Pods where you can spend an hour or so having a browse around the small independent shops and perhaps indulge in a few little treats for family, friends or even yourself. The medieval village of Warkworth is also within easy reach and has lots of great attractions to visit including a castle, the riverside at Warkworth where you can feed the ducks, take a boat across to the ‘Hermitage’, play a round of golf or enjoy a day out at the beach with miles of sandy beach to enjoy. For bird lovers, The Low Hauxley nature reserve, which opens again in Summer 2016 with a new visitor centre and circular walk.

Morpeth Farmers Market
Markets
Morpeth

The Morpeth Farmers' Market is held on the 1st Saturday of the month in the Market Place. 09:00 - 15:00.

Stall enquiries: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk Tel: 07909688174

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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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Family Attraction
Cornhill-on-Tweed

Enjoy a fabulous day out on this country estate with its picturesque villages and range of attractions: Heatherslaw Steam Railway; Heatherslaw Cornmill; Lady Waterford Hall; Etal Castle; Flodden Battlefield; Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre; outdoor activities including canoeing, rock-climbing, cycling, walking and horse-riding; traditional tearooms; quirky shops and places to stay.  

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Self Catering
Seahouses

Situated close to the heart of Seahouses this 4 star self catering provides fantastic views of the harbour and the not too distant Farne Islands. Every bedroom has a view of the sea, but the sights are best enjoyed on the furnished balcony, relaxing and enjoying the surrounding environment. 

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.

Mill House
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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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Inn
Ashington

The Portland Hotel, bar and kitchen is ideally placed to discover all that Northumberland has to offer. 

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Bed & Breakfast
Tarset

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

LANDERMASON at THE BREWERY SESSIONS
Music & Dance
Bardon Mill

Join acclaimed folk, roots, jazz duo Landermason for a varied evening of songs and tunes plus lots of banter too! Fiona Lander (vocals, piano, whistles, saxophone, clarinet, recorder, percussion) and Paul Mason (vocals, guitars, ukulele) are based in Northumberland and are currently touring their new album around the UK. Ian K Brown will also perform a slot during the night. Raffle! Excellent beer! Admission on door.

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. 

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Self Catering
Alnwick

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

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Tourist Information Point
Morpeth

Northumberland National Park Authority and Shepherds Walks have joined forces to keep visitor information available for the new season at the Coquetdale Centre in Rothbury.

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Church
Etal

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

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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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Self Catering
Chathill

Minutes from the coast and set in a tranquil area this property will sleep up to 8 over 3 bedrooms.

Budle Hall in Spring
Bed & Breakfast
Bamburgh

Grand Georgian country house B&B one mile from Bamburgh with afternoon teas, private garden, super-king beds & ample parking.

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Ellingham
Exhibition
Chathill
Come and visit the Hall, explore the rooms and grounds and enjoy a glass or two on us. Our expert team will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and the Hall will be sparkling clean and waiting to impress!
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Self Catering
Beadnell

Beachcombers, Beadnell

A 2 bedroom beachside holiday cottage for up to 5 guests

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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Bed & Breakfast
Belford

A newly renovated county bed and breakfast Close to famous Northumberland coast. Offering a quiet comfortable B&B with a contemporary twist.

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.

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.

Guest Room with en-suite shower room
Bed & Breakfast
Bellingham

6 brand new en-suite Guest Rooms in the Northumberland National Park and International Dark Sky Park.

Near Kielder and Observatory.

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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
Newton-by-the-Sea

Willow House is located within the popular village of High Newton. The property has been refurbished and extended to a very high standard providing spacious and luxurious accommodation. The property boasts a large enclosed garden and ample private parking within the grounds.

Afternoon Tea
Food Event
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

Tea by the Sea, meet up with friends for an afternoon enjoying the stunning views over the bay while having...Afternoon Tea.

The Old Gaol
Museums and galleries
Hexham

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

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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Caravan & Camping
Craster

Quiet family-run 3-acre park. Easy access. Level, sheltered, spacious pitches. EHU. Some hard stands. Laundry room. WiFi. Superb location for beaches and walking. Craster 1 mile.

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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.

Heavenfield Cottage 2
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Self Catering
Hexham

Beautifully renovated farm building conversion offering luxury 5 star self catering accommodation for two in the heart of Hadrian's Wall Country.

Hadrian's Wall Weekend
Guided Walk/Tours
Hexham

Experience the best of Hadrian’s Wall on an exclusive weekend challenge raising funds for young cancer patients across the UK (Josie's Dragonfly trust).  We have specially selected the best bits from the Hadrian's Wall Trail to offer an exciting and engaging walk that everyone can enjoy.  This is an overnight event.

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Bed & Breakfast
Seahouses

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

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

If the allure of miles upon miles of wide golden sands sits at the top of your holiday wish list, Kingfisher Cottage will be hard to resist. Sitting in an exceptionally pretty village location with Bamburgh Castle as the stunning backdrop, this comes pretty close to coastal heaven!

With friendly local shops, quaint tea-rooms, cosy pubs and restaurants on the doorstep as well as miles upon miles of stunning white sands within walking distance it is part of the reason visitors return to this area year-after-year, and why Bamburgh remains one of the most popular beach destinations in England.

Tarset Tor Bunkhouse
Self Catering
Kielder

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

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Great Outdoors
Kielder

Kielder Castle is the visitor centre for Kielder Forest. Features include information centre, tearoom and exhibitions about forestry and conservation. Bike hire available.

 

Ponteland Market Day
Markets
Ponteland

Merton Way –  Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 623455

The market is not currently running. Street Trading may be available. Stall enquiries: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk Tel: 07909688174

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.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

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

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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

Porthole Cottage, Beadnell

Newly refurbished 3 bedroom cottage, accommodating 5 just behind the dunes of Beadnell Bay with open fire and enclosed garden

Woodhead Holiday Cottages
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Self Catering
Longframlington

Traditional House and Cottage with scenic views, luxuriously furnished and tranquil, near Brinkburn Priory in the Coquet Valley.

Prints
Museums and galleries
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Dockside Gallery, by the docks in Tweedmouth, on the south bank of the River Tweed

paintings :: prints :: cards :: gifts :: inspiration 

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Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick

Traditional fisherman's cottage overlooking the North Sea in a working fishing village. Easy access. Hearty breakfast made with locally sourced produce.

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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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Hadrian's Wall
Tours, Tour Guides and Courses
Haydon Bridge

With boundless enthusiasm, the Wild Dog Outdoors team are perfect guides for inspirational tours, or revitalizing bushcraft adventures!

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Tower House Gallery
Museums and galleries
Seaton Sluice

The Tower House Gallery is such an unusual building and the octagonal rooms make wonderful spaces for displaying art.

Station House Self Catering with fenced patio
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Self Catering
Allendale Town

4(+2) Waiting rooms and ticket office of Allendale Station on long-closed railway line in beautiful Allen Valley. Cosy Wood-burning stove.

Crabapple Cottage
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Self Catering
Wooler

A lovely comfortable single storey cottage with stunning views surrounded by wonderful open countryside and views of the Cheviot Hills. Furnished and equipped to a high standard With an open fire, enclosed garden and wifi. Ideal central location for coast, hills and Scottish Borders.

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Minotaur Maze at Kielder Water
Garden
Kielder
The Minotaur Maze is a must for children and adults alike. The adventurous will discover a number of special features that include a small glittering room formed from rocks of recycled glass.
Lounge with access to patio
Self Catering
Beadnell

… A Stone’s Throw is a modern ground floor apartment with contemporary furnishing and facilities, perfect fora holiday in Beadnell

Beachy Point, Beadnell
Self Catering
Beadnell

Beachy Point is perfect for families and friends looking to enjoy a memorable holiday or short break together. This modern and well-appointed home from home, boasts a large, open plan living space with large windows from ceiling to floor allowing lots of natural light to flood into this lovely contemporary space.

 

 

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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Blyth Market Day
Markets
Blyth

Blyth Market Place – Wednesday (flea market), Friday & Saturday Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 623455

 

Stall enquiries: Neil Brown, Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk Tel: 07909688174

 

St Mary's church
Exhibition
Wooler

The Cuthbert Way - an exhibition running from mid July to 13th September will be staged at St Mary’s Church, Wooler. The central exhibit, from which all the events and activities over the summer holiday period will take their reference is the Cuthbert Cloak, a modern artefact commissioned by Durham Cathedral and featured in their Treasures of St Cuthbert presentation. Generously loaned to St Mary’s for this exhibition, it was crafted by local artist Anna Turnbull of Biteabout Arts.

The cloak designed for storytelling is breathtaking in its design and artistry, featuring images of the wildlife found on Lindisfarne and motifs from the Lindisfarne Gospels, there is no doubt, it evokes a sense of St Cuthbert’s love for natural and uninhabited places. The exhibition in the church will be open from 10.00am until 4.00pm each day and will include various activity stations including Celtic Illuminated lettering, stories, poetry writing, dressing up and other displays to interest all ages.

Grill Bar
Restaurant
Alnwick

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

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

Newton Hall
Hotel
Newton-by-the-Sea

A Georgian country house, Nestled in the National Trust area of “Outstanding Beauty” a breathtaking coastal location and spectacular views in boutique luxury.  1 hour from Newcastle and Edinburgh. Gorgeous rooms, fabulous suites, exquisitely elaborate surroundings...  Every room is decadently designed in our trademark style and individually named and styled after some of the world's greatest beaches.. Enjoy private roof terraces, four poster beds, free standing baths, local culinary excellence and the all important gastro pub at the bottom of the garden...The Joiners Arms

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North Pennines Observatory - Tame your Telescope
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Star gazing events
Allenheads

Do you have a telescope that you do not really know how to use? Join us to ‘tame your telescope’ with Gary Lintern and Andy Gray, both experienced astonomers and astrophotographers.

Water features
Garden
Alnwick

One of the world's most extraordinary contemporary gardens.

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Mariners House, Alnmouth - stunning views from the open plan living area
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Self Catering
Alnmouth

Mariners House is a beautiful spacious 3-bedroom apartment overlooking the golden, sandy beach of Alnmouth. Enjoy fantastic views from the large bay windows of the Northumberland coast and scenic golf course. All the village amenities are just a minute’s walk away.

Awarded 4 star’s by Visit England, this stunning period property offers relaxing accommodation for up to 6 guests offering a perfect choice for families and friends looking to enjoy a relaxing seaside holiday or short break.

 

Beach House
Self Catering
Bamburgh


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

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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.

Corbridge Roman Town
Open Gardens
Outdoor Event
Ford and Etal Estate

Not usually open to the public, this event offers a rare opportunity to enjoy a peaceful walk through Etal Manor Gardens whilst supporting HospiceCare North Northumberland.

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.
 

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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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Dodds Nook, Alnwick
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Self Catering
Alnwick

A cosy stone cottage located in the very heart of Alnwick, on one of its ancient narrow lanes.

TROUVÈRE MINSTRELS
Family event

Be transported back to medieval times with the Trouvère Minstrels' traditional musical performances.

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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Flour Festival
Food Event
Ford and Etal Estate

A brand new festival at Heatherslaw Miill, celebrating all things floury! Classes, competitions and activities throughout the day, with free entry into the mill (donations welcome). 

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Self Catering
Amble

Offering a lovely selection of hand-picked properties across the whole of Northumberland. Your perfect place awaits. 

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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
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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Self Catering
Alnwick

Hedgehope is a lovely holiday cottage, sleeping up to three, located within easy reach of Alnwick town centre and only minutes from all the main attractions, including the popular Alnwick Castle and Alnwick Garden. In addition, you are only a short drive from the popular Northumberland Coastline including Alnmouth and Warkworth beaches.

 

1 Smugglers Cove, cosy log burner
Self Catering
Beadnell

1 Smugglers Cove is located in the heart of Beadnell and is perfect for a family breakaway or a cosy retreat for two. Located close to the stunning crescent shaped Beadnell beach and harbour, great for days out at the beach and also a popular spot for watersports activities. The village of Beadnell itself, has two great pub restaurants, a popular Cafe/bistro and a convenience store which is only a stones throw from the cottage.  

 

Market Day
Markets
Hexham

Hexham farmers market is the regional representative in the 'Best Market' category in the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2015...

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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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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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Wildlife events

We are looking for students aged between 13-18 to further their knowledge in the science of ecology with 2 days of study at Kielder Water & Forest Park. 

Berwick Literary Fest
Family event
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick Literary Festival 2018 will combine various events over the 19th-21st October, including; readings, workshops, children's authors, book signings, poetry, education and schools events, meet the author, the Rotary short story writing competition and much more.

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.

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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.

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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Cheviot View master bedroom
Self Catering
Rothbury

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

Coquetdale Holiday Park
Holiday Home Ownership
Rothbury

Malcolm, Kathy and Matthew Muckle welcome you to their family run holiday park near the tranquil and beautiful Rothbury. 

Night Safari
Wildlife events

Hunt for the elusive night life of the forest including bats, owls and creepy crawlies of all descriptions. Join professional naturalist, Dress for the weather, strong footwear, midge repellent and a head torch or small hand torch.





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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

Medieval Life Week
Family event
Alnwick

An entertaining cast of characters shows you what life was really like in the middle ages, from skilled artisans and expert falconers to artful jesters and a frankly inexplicable alchemist!

North Pennines - Cloud Chamber Workshop
Star gazing events
Allenheads
Witness beautiful trails made by unseen cosmic particles that are constantly passing through us and our world. A cloud chamber gives us a glimpse into the invisible world of particles produced in the radioactive decay of naturally occurring elements
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Caravan & Camping
Haltwhistle

Herding Hill Farm is a superb 5 star caravan, camping & glamping site in the shadow of Hadrians Wall.

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Tyne sitting area
Self Catering
Bellingham

Four newly refurbished lodges, each sleeping six. Set in the Northumberland National Park and International Gold Tier Dark Sky Park.  

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Broomstick Training
Family event

Join our resident wizarding professors and take part in one of our famous broomstick training sessions

The Granary at Seahouses: one of our properties
Self Catering
Seahouses

Book in confidence with holidaycottages.co.uk and choose from more than 15 wonderful self-catering holiday cottages across Northumberland.

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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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Front Sentry Cottage
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Self Catering
Alnwick

LUXURY SELF-CATERING cottage in historic Alnwick. Next to Alnwick Castle & Garden's & Barter Books. Online Booking and availability see website. Private parking for 1 car. Wi-fi.

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Farm Market
Shows & Displays
Ford and Etal Estate
Shop local at Hay Farm's market, held every third Sunday in the month from April to September. A range of locally produced food and crafts on sale.
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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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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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Self Catering
Hexham

Gillian's Bower is a luxury  3 bedroomed Cedar wood lodge with HOT TUB (at no extra charge) and large decking area. There is a master bedroom with double bed and two twin rooms, it sleeps 6 comfortably. There is a fully equipped kitchen and a large living area. Flat screen tv, Sky, Wifi  and pets are very welcome.

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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.

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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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High Keenley Fell Farm in Allendale
Bed & Breakfast
Hexham

Stunningly situated in the North Pennines AONB. We offer comfortable modern rooms and far reaching views on our working livestock farm.

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Charming 4* cottage for a couple in lovely village, easily reached from Berwick and A1, - private parking, garden, pet friendly. WiFi

 

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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Lindisfarne Festival Lineup 2018
Music & Dance
Beal

The ultimate end-of-summer party festival on the spectacular Northumberland coast - overlooking Holy Island!  **150+ acts over 9 unique stages** Live Music • DJs til 4am • BBC Introducing • Blues Tent • Reggae & Dub Shack • Indie Disco • Punch Drunk Comedy • Spoken Word • The Bridge UK Hip Hop Takeover • Fire Shows • Art Installations • Workshops • Yoga • Meditation • Holistic Therapies • Holy Island Hikes • Street Food • Market Stalls • Bonfire • Camping • Glamping & so much more! (Over 18\'s)

Jesting with Zooted
Family event

With a hilarious blend of comedy, TRICKERY, fire-eating and sword-juggling, Zooted never fail to entertain and amaze.

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Book online
Hotel
Hexham

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

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Audience
Festival

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is an annual celebration of the art of film, set in the historic border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Belsay Hall
The Creepy Crawlies Show
Shows & Displays

Meet and earn all about some wonderful creepy crawlies and if you feel brave enough youo can even hold them

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Glamping
Rothbury

Luxury Shepherd's Huts and B&B in an idyllic Northumbrian setting

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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.

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.

Great Exhibition of the North
Exhibition
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
Newbiggin Maritime Centre will be taking part in the Great Exhibition of the North, showcasing the art of local artists throughout the summer.
Heritage Centre at Bellingham
Museums and galleries
Bellingham

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

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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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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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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Self Catering
Newton

Willow Cottage is a lovely holiday hideaway situated within High Newton. The property has recently been extensively refurbished to create a high standard of accommodation for up to 4 guests over 2 bedrooms.

The property grounds offer a large grass garden and private parking for up to 2 vehicles.

Berwick Market Day
Markets
Berwick-upon-Tweed

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

Stall enquiries: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk Tel: 07909688174

 

 

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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.

 
 
Great song of the North
Music

Join us for the magical finale event of Great Northumberland 2018 and experience the Great Song of the North!

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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. 

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Tourist Information Centre
Alnwick

Alnwick Tourist Information Centre is well worth a visit to ensure you make the most of your stay in Northumberland. Situated in the heart of Alnwick in the Market Place, the TIC is an accessible building well stocked with information leaflets.

Beneath the Cutter roof at Woodhorn
Wedding Venue
Ashington

Woodhorn Museum is a stunningly different venue for your wedding. The romantic, iconic exteriors fusing industrial heritage with cutting edge modern architecture, will give your day the wow factor.

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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.

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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Historic buildings at Woodhorn
Museums and galleries
Ashington

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

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Exploring Dilston Physic Garden with digital photography
Outdoor Event

If you have a hankering to learn more about the subject of close-up photography then this is the workshop for you whilst exploring the garden at the same time. You don’t need any specialised equipment – cameras and phones with close-up focusing facilities will be more than suitable.

Bellingham Bridge
Tourist Information Centre
Bellingham

Bellingham Tourist Information Centre offers information on the local area including Hadrian's Wall and Kielder Water & Forest Park.  We supply infomation on local walks attractions, events, eating out, accommodation, walks, and much more, for Northumberland

Outside Dunstanburgh Castle
Historic sites
Craster

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

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Inn
Holy Island

The nearest mainland inn to Holy Island, North East England Tourism Pub of the Year Silver Winner 2016 The Lindisfarne Inn is open all day, every day for food, drinks and accommodation. 

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Accommodation
Hexham

Beautiful, 19th century converted chapel in central Hexham with three bedrooms, three bathrooms and peaceful town garden

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Book: Supercontrol
Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed

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

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

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Santa Specials on the Railway
Family event
Ford and Etal Estate

Santa Specials at Heatherslaw Light Railway - fun for all the family. Trains run at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm, cost £12.00 per person. 

Belford
Exhibition
Belford

To celebrate Heritage open weekend, Belford Museum will tell the story of the "High Street" and the story of Elders of Berwick.

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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Summer Fun at Manor Walks
Family event
Cramlington

Manor Walks Cramlington is encouraging visitors to enjoy a range of free, family fun for all ages this summer with its range of exciting events

Pitmen Painters Unseen
Exhibition
Ashington

A super collection of paintings by the celebrated Ashington Group (Pitmen Painters) many of which have never been on public display. 

Edible wild mushrooms
Wildlife events

There’s a certain amount of fear in Britain about eating wild mushrooms and although we do well to treat them with respect, fungi can be a wonderful source of food and can add a great deal of interest and variation to our meals.

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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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Self Catering
Belford

The Estate Office is a first floor apartment with 3 x bedroom sleeping 6 guests near Bamburgh

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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.

The Restaurant
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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Sandycott spacious garden
Self Catering
Beadnell

Perfect family holiday home behind the sands of Beadnell Bay, with 4 bedrooms sleeping 8, patio area and grassed front and rear gardens

Meerkats at Kirkley
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Lounge
Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

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

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Tourist Information Centre
Morpeth

Morpeth Tourist Information Centre is housed in medieval splendour in the 13th Century Morpeth Chantry, famous Northumbrian Bagpipe Museum, and highly regarded Northumbrian Art and Crafts Centre. Music and Arts events are held throughout the year.

Pop up Market with St Abbs Traders
Arts and Crafts
Cornhill-on-Tweed

Now 'regulars' in the Ford & Etal calendar, the St Abbs market traders are returning to Etal this season.  

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Comfortable and cosy, single storey semi-detached cottage on working farm. Magnificent views over open farmland to the Cheviot Hills. Open fire with logs and coal provided.
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Exhibition
Berwick-upon-Tweed

To celebrate the tercentenary of Thomas Chippendale's birth, Chippendale 300 is a nationwide celebration of events inspired by the life, work and legacy of Thomas Chippendale, the most famous and influential furniture maker Britain has ever produced. Paxton House holds one of the world's largest collections of Chippendale furniture. Our Nationally Significant collection was awarded Recognition status by Museums Galleries Scotland, on behalf of the Scottish Government, in 2017. The Paxton Style: 'Neat & Substantially Good' was developed by Thomas Chippendale to suit the preferences of two of Paxton’s patrons; Patrick Home (1728 – 1808) and Ninian Home (1732 – 1795).

The collection combines relatively plain but innovative furniture forms with superb quality mahogany cuts and veneers. This personality was concisely defined by Ninian Home in a letter to Chippendale, written from Paxton in June 1789, in which he described what he wanted as ‘neat and substantially good’. The Paxton Style can be seen as a distinct family of furniture within Thomas Chippendale’s repertoire and is quite different from the productions of the elder Chippendale’s earlier career. It features restrained enrichment rather than ostentatious carving and gilding (which can be found in many other large stately homes around Scotland and England). The Paxton Style has enjoyed an enduring legacy that has influenced the design of mahogany furniture that followed. 

The exhibition itself is free of charge but you will need to buy a Paxton House Grounds pass which is £5 for adults 16 and over and free for children under 16.

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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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Clash of Knights
Events

Feel the heat of this fiery contest as rival knights show their prowess at archery and swordsmanship. Brandishing blades and bows they'll face each other in a test of strength and skill. Explore the medieval encampment guided by the smell of fire-cooked food and the sound of merry music. Let the little ones show off their bravery with knight's battle drills out on the field.

No18 Crumstone lounge with flat screen tv
Self Catering
Seahouses

A perfect 2 bedroom house in the centre of Seahouses, with 2 bedrooms sleeping up to 4 guests. Storage available for bikes/surf boards, and parking.

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. Explore the grand medieval castle, later extended to include a magnificent Jacobean mansion and don’t miss the stunning views from the top of the tower.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

Thornbrae Lodge is just a short walk from the heart of Alnwick and offers luxury, self-catering accommodation for up to 4 guests. 

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Self Catering
Alnwick

Situated on the banks of the River Breamish/Till within the scenic Harehope Estate. The cottage will sleep up to 10 guests.

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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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Self Catering
Ingram

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

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Bed & Breakfast
Newcastleton

Sorbietrees is dark sky friendly and ideally based for visiting Kielder Observatory and Water, Northumberland, Cumbria and the Scottish Borders.  Sorbietrees is a beautiful Georgian farmhouse with many original features in a tranquil location with outstanding views, abundant wildlife, a warm welcome and homely atmosphere. 

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Introduction to Landscape Photography
Talk/Lecture

Join professional landscape photographer Jason Friend and learn how to get the most out of your equipment.

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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
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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Inn
Alnwick

Welcome to the award-winning Hog’s Head Inn at Alnwick. Inside, you'll find a contemporary, friendly inn serving homemade food all day, every day from breakfasts and lunches to light bites and evening meals. 

With 53 en suite rooms, The Hog's Head Inn is the perfect place to stay in Alnwick for business or pleasure. 

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Dark Skies Star Gazing
Star gazing events

Discover the beauty of the Dark Skies of Kielder. We’ll start with an introductory indoor session using an amazing software programme that allows you to view all the wonders of the night sky in real time

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Kielder Caravan & Camping Site
Caravan & Camping
Kielder

Relaxing 70 pitch, riverside site ideal for tents, touring caravans and campers in England's most remote Village.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

The ideal destination for romantic getaways in the countryside.

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

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Self Catering
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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Caravan & Camping
Belford

South Meadows is a premier touring & camping park near the coast in beautiful North Northumberland.

The Anchorage
Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed

The Anchorage is a late 18th century town house in the town centre. The house has just been fully renovated, all rooms are en-suite. Special winter rates for stays of more than 3 nights.

Carriages
Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Bellingham

CARRIAGES TEA ROOM BELLINGHAM

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Allout
Adventure Sports
Hexham

Welcome to Allout Adventures. The North Easts largest outdoor activity company. Bring along friends, family or work colleagues for an unforgettable experience!  

Chose from an exhilarating quad trek that covers over 10 miles of the estate to a clay pigeon shoot with amazing views of Northumberland or try your hand at the ancient sport of archery then onto our Segway safari where you glide around woodland paths and estate roads.

 

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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.

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Inn
Hexham

Home cooked food using local produce, welcoming bar, restaurant and accommodation set in breath taking scenery

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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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!

 

Berwick cockles
Talk/Lecture
Belford

Cameron Robertson will tell the fascinating story of the making of Berwick Cockles.

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Bed & Breakfast
Greenhead

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

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Glororum Holiday Park, Bamburgh
Caravan & Camping
Bamburgh

The closest touring and caravan holiday park to magnificent Bamburgh, Glororum is a hidden gem. Just a few minutes drive from Bamburgh village with its shops, cafes and restaurants and miles of empty beaches, this beautifully maintained park has everything you need to enjoy your touring holiday or to have your very own caravan holiday home in sought after Bamburgh.     

The Lodge
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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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Tickle Cottage
Self Catering
Beadnell

Tickle Cottage

In heart of Beadnell Village 2Beds, 2B.rooms Log Fire, WIFI, Pet friendly near beach pubs shops courtyard sleeps 4

Morpeth VIP Gin Experience
Book online
Food Event
Morpeth

Three course street food with a premium gin flight, featuring six exclusive gins, and tonics, served with food. Leading distillery masterclass, cocktail making session, live music and a bar featuring over 100 gins. The perfect for any gin enthusiast from Planet Juniper.

Heatherslaw Light Railway
The Farmhouse and Lodge
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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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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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Peg Loom Weaving
Arts and Crafts

Discover simple peg loom weaving with naturally dyed fleece and take home a mat, bag, hanging or small cushion cover.

The Penthouse at South View House
Self Catering
Alnmouth

Stunning seaside apartments with balconies giving gorgeous views of the Northumberland coast. Dog-friendly and ideally located for exploring Alnmouth, Alnwick and beyond.

Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon
Sporting Event

The Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon route follows an almost entirely off-road course around northern Europe’s largest man-made lake, Kielder Water, in Northumberland. Britain’s Most Beautiful Marathon is the finale to a weekend of events, starting with the Kielder 10K & Kielder Run Bike Run on October 7th followed by the Kielder Half Marathon and Junior races on October 8th

Lapwing Cottage 1
Book online
Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

 

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Walking
Kielder

What better way to explore the great outdoors than on foot? With over 600 square kilometres of forest and over 26 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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Sitting room
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Self Catering
Chathill

Doxford Cottages offer fabulous and luxurious self-catering 5* accommodation in a lovely rural setting within 3 miles of the beautiful Northumbrian Coast.

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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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Sound of the Sea, view out towards the coast
Self Catering
Seahouses

Sound of the Sea is a lovely, dog friendly, ground floor property with fantastic sea views.

Charles Dickens House, Alnmouth
Self Catering
Alnmouth

Charles Dickens House is in the picturesque village of Alnmouth within a short stroll from the River Aln and beach.

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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The Armstrong Wing
Bed & Breakfast
Rothbury

Holiday accommodation nestled in The Coquet Valley. The perfect, peaceful country escape.

Lounge at Archway Cottage
Self Catering
Seahouses

Archway Cottage in Seahouses sleeps 6 in comfort and style

Aurora Show lodge
Book online
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Self Catering
Kielder

Luxury lodges on the lakeside of Kielder Water boast panoramic views stretching over the lake and forest.

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Kielder castle
Friendly Arcade Beadles
Boutique
Morpeth

 

Sanderson Arcade is a shopping centre in Morpeth. Located in the heart of Morpeth town centre, the Arcade blends into the beauty of a traditional English Market town with all the major high street names our shoppers love. It’s just a few minutes’ drive from the A1 off the A197 exit. 

High Street Stores Include: Marks and Spencer, Next, Laura Ashley, Waterstones, Monsoon, Crew Clothing and many more! 

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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.

Outside The Queens Head Hotel restaurant in Rothbury
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.
Mind of Kennedy
Family event
Newton-by-the-Sea

You are invited to an exclusive evening unlike anything you've ever seen. After a delectable 4-course dinner, you will be joined by one of the most in- demand and sought after dinner entertainers in the world today. Kennedy reads people, he reads their thoughts and predicts your choices. His uncanny ability to influence you, read you and make you laugh have to be seen to be believed! Usually, Kennedy's phenomenal performances are only available for exclusive and private events such as this! Friday 31st August 7:30pm Tickets £45pp Why not stay the night? Book a bedroom from £130. Call now on 01665 576 239 to purchase tickets and experience a thought-provoking, side-splitting evening live at Newton Hall. Keep up with Kennedy on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter : Kennedy: That Mind Reader Guy / @mindofkennedy

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Self Catering
Morpeth

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

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Games room
Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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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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Bed & Breakfast
Warkworth

English Heritage Medieval Castle, river walks, beautiful beach, shops, galleries & an array of eateries all within easy walking distance.

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Alnmouth Wool Festival - Organised by Sheep Tales
Arts and Crafts
Alnmouth

Alnmouth Wool Festival is a mixture of stalls which include local wool suppliers, artists and makers, craft demonstrations and an exhibition about the history of Northumberland shepherding. The exhibition draws together memories, photos, stories, traditional craft skills and local archives to create a rich visual and oral record fr present and future generations in these changing times. It is complemented with demonstrations by weavers, spinners, knitters, felters, dyers, rug-makers and textile artists. These highly-skilled local producers, artists and crafters will also have lots of woolly items for sale.

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Historic sites
Holy Island

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

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Sausage Making Workshop
Book online
Kitchen
Self Catering
Amble

A warm, stylish three bedroom stone terrace cottage, two minutes walk from the beach, with wifi and 24/7 heating, original features, fireplaces, and total comfort for the ideal holiday break.

Bedlington Live Street Fair
Family event
Bedlington

A big family day out full of live music, street theatre, outdoor ring circus, workshops, fairground rides, street food, featuring music from The Baghdaddies, King Bee Funk, Grace Under Pressure, Drumdin, Proper Buzzin, Northern Monkey Brass Band, Wansbeck Voices, Shipcote and Friends,The Dave Ferra All Stars and Souler Radio DJ Sista Soul Street theatre from On Board Arts 'Meet The Raiju' and Fairly Famous Family 'Liver Cafe' and 'Kitsch Kafe' Lets Circus outdoor ring shows and have a go workshops plus drumming workshops, carnival crafts, jam making with BBC Food Programme cook of the year finalist Sam Storey and more.

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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

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

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Sightseeing and Leisure
Alnwick

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

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Bed & Breakfast
Warkworth

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

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Hospice Care Open Gardens 2018
Outdoor Event
Alnwick

A wonderful opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful private gardens in Northumberland, All raising funds for local Hospice, HospiceCare North Northumberland. Homemade Teas, live music and plant stalls. 

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Caravan & Camping
Berwick-upon-Tweed

"Your perfect holiday destination is closer than you think"

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

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

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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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Cheviot Hills
Caravan & Camping
Felton

Relax and recharge in a beautiful Scandinavian log cabin  

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Self Catering
Embleton

Quality cosy, farm cottages, between Alnwick and Embleton. Ideal for beach, bird-watching, exploring gardens & coast, Mill & Puffin with lovely gardens.

The Hides
Hotel
Seahouses

The Hides are located in the North Sunderland area of Seahouses, opposite St Pauls Church. Alnwick is 15 miles away and Berwick Upon Tweed 25 miles away.

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Event Poster
Shows & Displays
Stannington

The village of Stannington will be holding a four day Festival of Remembrance which begins at 7pm on Thursday 8th November at St Mary’s Church when Viscount Ridley will officially open the Festival.

Busker's Night
Music & Dance
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
Busker's Nights in the Breakwater Cafe - always popular!
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Accommodation
Beadnell

No 2 Duck Cottages is a lovely bolthole just behinf the dunes of Beadnell Bay.

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Self Catering
Seahouses

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

The historic Woodhorn site
Lounge at Tamarin Close
Self Catering
Beadnell

No 1, Tamarin Close, Beadnell

Boasting wonderful views of the coastline. Sleeping up to 8 guests over 4 bedrooms and a play/games room, making the property the ideal coastal holiday base for families.

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Self Catering
Craster

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

Springhill Farm Caravans
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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 camping/caravan site and wigwams

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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.

Greenhead Farmers Market
Markets
Greenhead
The friendly village market in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall Country. Second Sunday of every month 10 am to 2 pm. Top Quality Local Food, with a wide range of local crafts
Dunford Cottage lounge
Self Catering
Bamburgh

Dunford Cottage, Bamburgh

A stylish, pet friendly 3 bedroom cottage with an enclosed garden and views of Bamburgh Castle

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Family Attraction
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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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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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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Tourist Information Centre
Haltwhistle

Haltwhistle Tourist Information Centre is located in the heart of Hadrian's Wall Country, and is ideally placed for information on the local heritage sites as well as the rest of Northumberland.

The Centre offers details on transport, accommodation and also sells a range of maps.

 

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

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

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

 

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Hotel
Hexham

10 bedroomed country house hotel with upmarket Dining and Spa. 7ml from Hexham and sits atop of Hadrians Wall.

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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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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

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

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Bed & Breakfast
Ingram

Ideally situated to enjoy the Dark Skies in the Northumberland National Park, and for a stopover on the Sandstone Way for walkers and cyclists. A warm welcome awaits you at Ingram House.  

North Pennines Observatory - Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Book online
Star gazing events
Allenheads

Join us up at the North Pennines Observatory for a screening of Steven Spielberg’s 1977 masterpiece, in association with Allenheads Contemporary Arts. This classic sci-fi film was digitally remastered in 2017 for its 40th birthday. After the film we will do some stargazing from the Observatory (weather permitting). Wrap up warm and bring a red light torch (if you have one). Access to the Observatory is via an extremely steep access road and there is only very limited space for parking – details here www.northpennobservatory.org.uk/Contact. This event is part of the North Pennines Stargazing Festival running from 20 October to 4 November 2018 - www.NorthPenninesStarFest.org.uk

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Self Catering
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.

Armstrong Tour
Guided Walk/Tours

Visit the hydraulic engineering work of Lord Armstrong of Cragside and see a range of rare breed cattle and sheep.

The Dough Zone
Family event
Ford and Etal Estate

Join the Dough Zone... young bakers are invited to come along to Heatherslaw Mill most Mondays to Wednesdays in the summer holidays and practice their skills! 

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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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

Joey Landreth
Music & Dance

An Evening with Joey Landreth (the "Forgiveness" Tour) Back by popular demand to support Joey on the evening is the outstanding local guitarist and singer Johnny Dickinson. 

Owl pellet dissection
Wildlife events
Amble

Fancy something a bit different to entertain the kids this summer holiday? Have a go at dissecting an owl pellet and find out what our barn owls had for lunch. 1 hour sessions. £3 per child. Suitable for ages 5-12. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Adults are free but please book places. No dogs please.

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.

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!

Lounge at Crumstone, Beadnell
Self Catering
Beadnell

Crumstone is a pet friendly, 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Beadnell, with an enclosed garden and stroll to the beach

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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.

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Self Catering
Alnwick

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

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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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Animals at Whitehouse Farm Centre
Family Attraction
Morpeth

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

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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.

The Ducket
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Self Catering
Bamburgh

Enjoy a peaceful break in our spacious, warm, well-equipped 4* and 5* cottages in unspoilt countryside near beaches, walking and cycling routes. Each cottage has private garden. Many cottages walking distance from beach. Also The Ducket, our beautiful 5* 18th century stone tower overlooking Holy Island. Free wifi in all accommodation. Stargazing observatory and extra telescopes available at no extra charge, plus canoe and bird watching hide. 3 cottages are dog friendly.

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Front of Inn
Bed & Breakfast
Corbridge

The Robin Hood is a re-invention of the traditional British Inn – providing eating, drinking and lodgings in stunning Hadrian's Wall Country.

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X18 Sightseeing
Guided Walk/Tours
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Enjoy the Northumberland Coast with our sightseeing tour.

We have teamed up with Northumberland County Council to offer a sightseeing tour of the spectacular coast and countryside on service X18 between Berwick, Seahouses, Alnwick and Amble.

 

Mediterranean Terrace
Restaurant
Otterburn

William de Percy is a luxury boutique coaching inn located in the heart of Northumberland on the Scottish borders. We are renowned for being a dog friendly bed and breakfast in Northumberland. Our unique quirky style will not be forgotten, with a mixture of traditional and modern décor throughout the whole venue.

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KSY Craft Fairs
Arts and Crafts
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
Monthly Craft Fair. Local crafters. Third Sunday of the month.
The Commissioners Quay Inn has a stunning waters edge location
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Blyth

Opening its doors in time for the Tall Ships arrival in the Port of Blyth, the sleek new Commissioners Quay Inn is the jewel in the crown of Blyth’s impressive harbour development. Maximising every inch of its water’s edge location, enjoy unbeatable sea views, all day, every day dining and contemporary en-suite bedrooms. The Commissioners Quay Inn is the place to eat, drink, sleep and explore from.

We're open all day, from 7.30am until 9.00pm serving homemade breakfasts, light bites, lunches and evening meals. Our food is homemade and freshly cooked to order. 

A cracking selection of local real ales, quirky craft beers, delicious wines, spirits and speciality teas and coffees. 

 

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Sightseeing and Leisure
Cramlington

The world's largest human form sculpted into the landscape. Northumberlandia is a landmark feature designed by world renowned artist Charles Jencks.

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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. 

Clay Pigeon Shoot
Sporting Event
Tarset

Ready, aim, fire! Try your hand at clay pigeon shooting under the guidance of an expert instructor at one of our monthly events.  Whether your an absolute beginner or experienced shooter, you'll be sure to expereince a great day out! 

Cycling along the Lakeside Way
Adventure Sports
Kielder

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

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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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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.

Pigeon Crees
Exhibition
Ashington

Pitmen Painters Inspired Summer Fun at Woodhorn Museum

This summer Woodhorn Museum is running a fabulous programme of exhibitions and family fun focusing on the famous Ashington Group or as they are often called, The Pitmen Painters.

A super range of family art activities inspired by The Pitmen Painters and the mining community heritage will be on offer throughout the summer holidays in the newly re-opened Woodhorn Colliery Cage Shop. This family programme will be running alongside the two exciting exhibitions featuring unseen work by the group and a new collection of work by Narbi Price, winner of Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017, inspired by the artists.

The former Colliery Cage Shop will provide a dedicated space for the summer art activities starting on Monday 23rd July with a workshop titled “Tally Ho!”. Young people will be able to enjoy creative activities and at the same time find out why miners had a tally and a lamp and why they were so important. Artist Louise Bradley will lead the fun as youngsters make their own lamp and tallies. Just as the miners did when they went underground, the children will take one tally home and leave another behind on the wall. This activity will run until Sunday 5th August.

“Fancy That!” will run from Monday 6th until Sunday 12th August. This will celebrate the tradition of keeping pigeons, and the Cage Shop will be transformed into a pigeon cree with young people working with staff to create a colourful flock of birds.

Miners and their families often grew their own vegetables either in the yard or on an allotment. Between 13th and 19th August, there’s an invitation to join artist Paul Merrick to build Woodhorn’s first allotment. Help is needed with the vegetables, and children will make awesome leeks, perfect peas or terrific tomatoes. “What a Whopper!”

Attention turns to music from 20th August when young people are invited to come along and make an instrument linking to the brass band heritage, and then rounding the summer off from the 27th August, the focus will be on making posters or placards reminiscent of the Miners’ banners on display at Woodhorn. 

These inspiring family activities which are on 11am – 3pm each day are all free of charge to Woodhorn Members, and with a 12-month, unlimited return membership costing no more than £7 (children are free), the changing programme is a great reason to come back several times over the summer.

 

Ford Christmas Market
Arts and Crafts
Ford and Etal Estate
This popular market offers a wide range of stalls selling local and artisan foods, gifts and crafts. Alongside there's a selection of delicious street-food and refreshments, as well as Santa and a kids' carousel. A fabulous day out.
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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.

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed

We offer a superb 5 Star self-catering holiday cottage set in an idyllic spot on the water's edge opposite Holy Island, between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Bamburgh in Northumberland.

The House
Bed & Breakfast
Thropton

Idyllic farmhouse B&B in the heart of rural Northumberland. Rated 9.9 out of 10 after over 100 reviews

Lounge
Self Catering
Beadnell

Set in the heart of the coastal fishing village of Beadnell, Cuthbert’s Cottage is a cosy, modern two bedroom property sleeping up to four guests in comfort. 

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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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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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Parish Church Choir
Church
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Visit this beautiful and rare Civil War Church. Opened in 1652 - it is the only parish church built under Cromwell. The church contains one of the earliest installations by Lutyens, a John Knox Renaissance pulpit, and panels from the 13thC Castle.

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Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Hexham

Relax and take a break on Hadrian's Wall 

If you're marching forth along Hadrian's Wall then why not take a break at Chesters Tearoom, situated in the grounds of Chesters Roman Fort. Chesters is located in Chollerford, which is about 20 minutes from Hexham.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

Heighley Gate Garden Centre
Garden Centre
Morpeth

Set in the spectacular Northumberland countryside Heighley Gate Garden Centre is the North East's largest garden centre with its own nursery-grown plants. There is a wide variety of shopping and entertainment on offer, an indoor soft play area, dinosaur themed crazy golf course, a large restaurant, Costa Coffee, lots to see and do come rain or shine!

Holy Cross
Church
Haltwhistle

Beautiful ancient church with fabulous stained glass.

Open Gardens
Outdoor Event
Ford and Etal Estate

Not usually open to the public, this event offers a rare opportunity to enjoy a peaceful walk through Etal Manor Gardens whilst supporting HospiceCare North Northumberland 

Essentially a woodland garden with a stream running through it, the garden has been planted with Acers, rhododendrons,  azaleas and  many other species. In October, because of the acers, it should be ablaze with Autumn colour. 

Ample parking. Please no dogs. Entry by donation.  Teas available in Etal village, from either The Lavender Tearoom or The Black Bull pub.

** There will be a further opportunity to visit the gardens between 1pm and 5pm on Sunday 28th October **

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Book: Supercontrol
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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. Lumbylaw Cottage is also available which sleeps 6.

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Rye Hill farmhouse
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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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Bluebella Music Festival
Outdoor Event
Belford

The first ever Bluebella Music Festival takes place at The Blue Bell Hotel in Belford on Saturday 18th August. The event starts at 2pm and with free entry and it promises to be a unique, acoustic, music event for music lovers and all the family to see.

Headliners, Ian Prowse and Brian Nash have stellar musical careers. Ian has shared the stage with many a musical great and the late John Peel was his no.1 fan. Co-headliner Brian Nash was part of Frankie Goes to Hollywood, one of the biggest bands in the UK in the mid 80’s and is now an acclaimed songwriter in his own right.

The seven hour show will packed with some of the finest songwriters in the UK, while outside there will be family chill out zone in the Bell Tent and fun events including a Bouncy Castle, festival food and bars in the picturesque garden of the hotel. Food and drinks will also be available as usual inside the hotel. It promises to be the must see music event of the summer and all for free!

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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.

Elizabethan Fortifications
Historic sites
Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick's town walls are its most famous piece of architecture and still stand strong today, hundreds of years after they were built by Queen Elizabeth to keep out the invading Scots.

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Bywell Horse Driving Trial
Sporting Event
Corbridge

Competition Carriage Driving.

Beech Cottage
Book online
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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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Outside Nightingale
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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.

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Science and Technology
Hexham

An accessible, public astronomical observatory offering talks, activities, drop in sessions, stargazing and Astro courses to suit anyone from the absolute beginner to the professional.

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The Boatside Inn
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Inn
Hexham

An excellent countryside Inn offering B&B accommodation, fine dining and real ales. Ideally situated for countryside activities.

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Holy Trinity, Old Bewick
Church
Alnwick

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

Exterior
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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Snowy Castle
Historic sites
Holy Island

The Castle is scheduled to reopen April 2018.

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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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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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.

North Pennine Observatory - Pop-up Planetarium at Allendale
Star gazing events
Allendale Town
Join us in Allendale Village Hall for a journey through the universe in our spectacular planetarium dome. This immersive experience will take you to infinity and beyond, touring our solar system before heading through the Milky Way to other galaxies.
Budle Haugh
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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Wall

Locally sourced, home cooked food in the heart of Hadrian's Wall Country. Relax by our roaring fire enjoying a real ale.

Wheatlands Sun Room
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Self Catering
Cramlington

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

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Welcome to Linden Hall
Book: LateRooms
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Hotel
Morpeth

Built in 1862 and set in 450 acres of peaceful park and woodland, the magnificent Georgian hotel has its own Championship golf course and spa, offering stunning views of the Cheviots and Northumberland countryside.

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Pipistrelle Bat -Taken By Amy Lewis
Wildlife events

A guided walk through Bakethin Nature Reserve listening to bat echolocation calls on bat detectors and learning about their unique ecology and behaviour

 

Photo image credit goes to Amy Lewis

CRAFTS WITH THE COMPANY OF ARTISANS
Family event

Enter bustling marketplace of Artisans Courtyard and get hands-on with some of the best artisans in the country

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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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Riverside, Alnmouth, view
Self Catering
Alnmouth

Riverside is a lovely and welcoming, dog-friendly first-floor maisonette for 8 guests in Alnmouth with breath-taking coastal views. 

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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.

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: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk Tel: 07909688174

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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 Necessary Woman
Talk/Lecture
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
An amazing play written and performed by Clair/Obscur, Presented by Emily Inspires. Performed in the South of England and the Houses of Parliament to great acclaim. “How far would you go for a cause you believe in?’.
Ride Out Saturday
Music & Dance
Greenhaugh
Ride Out Saturdays at the Holly Bush Inn. Drive out to the Holly Bush Inn, Greenhaugh and enjoy live music, full bar with real ales. BBQ food available.
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.

Owl pellet dissection
Wildlife events
Amble

Fancy something a bit different to entertain the kids this summer holiday? Have a go at dissecting an owl pellet and find out what our barn owls had for lunch. 1 hour sessions. £3 per child. Suitable for ages 5-12. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Adults are free but please book places. No dogs please.

Welcome to Bamburgh Castle Golf Club
Golf
Bamburgh

Bamburgh Castle Golf Club has been described as perhaps the most beautiful and beautifully located in England.

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Welcome to Redesdale Arms
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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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Bed & Breakfast
Greenhead

Walltown Lodge is an award winning Adults only bed and breakfast which enjoys an idillyic, unrivalled position within the Northumberland National Park, 100 yards from Hadrians Wall and Walltown Crags.  We are perfectly positioned for walkers and cyclists being directly on the Hadrians Wall Path, Pennine Way and NCN Route 72, as well as for history and dark sky enthusiasts being located directly opposite the Roman Army Museum and within the dark sky park where the milky way can be seen with the naked eye.  The AD122 bus stops directly outside our door and there is a pub which serves evening meals a short 15 minute walk away.

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Summer Holiday Wildlife Fun
Wildlife events
Amble

Join us this summer holiday for outdoor, wildlife fun. We have lots of great activties to get children aged 5-12 up close and involved with nature, including mini beast hunts, small mammal walks, bird bingo and much more. 1 hour sessions. Activity on the day will vary depending on weather conditions and recent wildlife activity/sightings. Suitable for ages 5-12. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Adults are free but please book places - please limit to 2 adults per child. No dogs please.

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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.

'Stones and Structures' Exhibition
Arts and Crafts
Alnmouth

The Old School Gallery welcomes artist Judy Appleby for a solo exhibition this September. Judy’s work explores the theme of “stones and structures” with new original acrylic paintings especially for this show. Using this theme Judy explores further her work with abstracted geometries, emphasising the relationship between man made and natural structures of Northumberland.

The subjects of these colourful and dynamic compositions include well-known landmarks interpreted in an individual and original style. Judy lives in Gosforth and Falstone, Northumberland, and has a studio in Newcastle. Her paintings are in private collections in India, America, UK and Ireland and in public collections in the North East.

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Self Catering
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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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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Inn
Rothbury

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

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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.

Cottage
Book online
Self Catering
Rothbury

All of the cottages are situated on a working sheep farm sitting at the foot of the magnificent Simonside Hills, and offer spectacular views of the Coquet valley and Cheviot Hills.

Each cottage has it's own unique character and all are appointed to an extremely high standard to ensure your stay in Northumberland is as comfortable as possible. Cots and highchairs are available for any cottage. All cottages have access to WiFi.

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Enjoy the coastal views from the balcony
Self Catering
Seahouses

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

Coquetfest
Family event

It's the festival where you meet your new best friends, where you see your new favourite band, where the sun rises over the sea and sets on the lake. It's getting up early and walking through the woods and seeing the red squirrels, or maybe paddling out in the shallow sea, looking left and right for miles and not seeing a soul on the endless beach. It's where you dance to the best song you ever knew played by a band having their best gig, or pogoed to the maddest punk, or head banged to the rockiest metal. It’s hugging a friend to reggae in a tent, drinking real beer and eating good food. It’s our Coquetfest, it’s your best summer weekend.

Storytelling week
quarry pond
View
Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

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

You'll be captivated
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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.

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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Stylish lounge
Accommodation
Bamburgh

Grey Goose, Bamburgh

Beautifully refurbished, stylish 2 bedroom property in Bamburgh with secluded garden

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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.

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Bed & Breakfast
Seahouses

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

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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.
Guided Bird Walks
Guided Walk/Tours
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

One and a half hour guided bird walk leaving from Newbiggin Maritime Centre with local bird guide followed by a scone and tea/coffee in the Breakwater Cafe. £8.50 per person.

Swan at Hauxley
Nature and Wildlife
Amble

The new Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre is now open. www.nwt.org.uk/hauxley

 

Graham Smith Antiques,
Shopping Centre
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. We trade out of a 3,000 square foot show room just off the main street in Horsley. As well as the antiques we have on display over 200 antique and contemporary paintings belonging to John Nicholson fine art

Steward's House 1
Self Catering
Horncliffe

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

Springhill Farm Holiday Accommodation
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Self Catering
Seahouses

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

AONB Award for Excellence Winners.

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Self Catering
Chathill

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

Airbag
Family Friendly
Cramlington

GRAVITY DEFYING FUN FOR ALL OF THE FAMILY!

Airbox provides the ultimate trampolining experience for children and adults alike.

Our venue is full of interconnected trampolines, angled walls, roll-over platforms, slamdunk basketball nets, trick airbags, foam pits, battle-beams, cardio wall, Ninja area, party rooms, and even our Box Café serving hot and cold refreshments and food.

We also have our mini area with soft play and mini trampolines for under 5’s!

Not only will you have heaps of fun, you’ll get fit and active at the same time!

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.

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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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

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Church
Branxton

Tranquil ancient sacred space and historically important Flodden Battlefield church.

Alnwick Castle Exterior
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Self Catering
Seahouses

Forming part of Seahouses’s exclusive Thorburn’s Yard development , Harbour Lights House is a luxury 3 bedroom apartment with views of the coastline and out to sea. Situated within the more peaceful conservation area of the fishing village, on the site of a former smokery ran by Mr Thorburn, this well appointed property is within easy walking distance of the harbour, village amenities, golf course and sandy beaches.

St Mary the Virgin at Longframlington
Church
Longframlington

St Mary’s dating from 1190, has a fine Norman chancel arch, as well as good Victorian stained glass, and a carved altar and font cover from the early 20th century.  It is at the centre of a thriving Christian community, with a community room completed in 2012 attached to the north wall.

Post Office House B&B
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Bed & Breakfast
Belford

Luxury bed and breakfast in Belford, close to Bamburgh, Holy Island of Lindisfarne, Farne Islands and Northumberland Coast

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North Pennine Observatory - The Dark Side of The Universe
Star gazing events
Allenheads
Most of our universe is missing! When we look into the night sky we realise there is much more out there than meets the eye. Our universe is filled with mysterious dark matter, whose gravity provides the cosmic glue that holds it all together, and da
Sycamore Gap
Bed & Breakfast
Bardon Mill

Layside is a boutique new B&B offering high quality accommodation with a unique and unrivalled view of Hadrian's Wall and the surrounding countryside.

Chesters Bath-House
Historic sites
Chollerford

Relax in the bath-house, explore the officers' quarters & learn about the saviour of Hadrian's Wall in the Clayton Museum.

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Stunning views from Dene View Cottage
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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.

Family Bushcraft
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

Christmas Fayre
Arts and Crafts
Ford and Etal Estate

The centre is closed in December, however we open specially for the Christmas Market. The whole centre is transformed ready to welcome Santa before he leaves mid afternoon with Merlin pulling his special Christmas Carriage. 

Activites
Wildlife events

Summer family craft and wildlife activities run throughout Kielder by the Osprey Watch team.

Northumberland Dark Sky Park
Great Outdoors
Kielder

Northumberland International Dark Sky Park was unveiled in December 2013. At 572 square miles (1,483 square kilometres) it is also Europe’s largest area of protected night sky. Due to its pristine skies it was awarded gold tier designation by the International Dark Sky Association, making it officially the best place in England for people to go to enjoy the heavens. 

Lake in the Summer
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Hotel
Brampton

Live the English country house dream and indulge yourselves with luxury accommodation, fine food and attentive service in this lovely old house that has been owned and run by the same family for over 40 years.These standards have been constantly recognised by all leading guides and membership of Relais & Chateaux since 1984.

Heritage Open Days
Exhibition
Ford and Etal Estate

Continuing the celebrations around the bicentenary of Louisa Waterford's birth, the Lady Waterford Hall is taking part in the HODS weekends where the theme is "Extraordinary Women". in addition to the works of art by Louisa Waterford which are displayed in the Hall, throughout September there will be special exhibitions about The Waterfords and the influence that Lady Waterford had on the village of Ford. On the HODS days there will also be guided tours at 11.30pm and 2.30pm, with a talk in the Hall followed by a walk down the village past Ford Castle where Lady Waterford lived, and finishing in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard at Louisa's grave. On Heritage Open Days admission to the Hall and the guided tours are free (although donations to the upkeep of the Hall welcome). Tours last for approximately one hour.

Lucy's Cottage lounge with open fire
Self Catering
Seahouses

A charming 3 bedroom house in the middle of Seahouses, 3 bedrooms with private parking

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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.

Samphire exterior
Self Catering
Beadnell

A comfortable property in a peaceful location in Beadnell Village. Sleeping 6 over 3 bedrooms, and minutes from the sands of Beadnell Bay

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Caravan & Camping
Beal

A two acre 12 van touring site close to Holy Island on a 600 acre working beef and arable farm

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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 Craster Tourist Information Centre
Tourist Information Centre
Craster
Craster Tourist Information Centre is in a fishing village on the Northumberland coast, 6 miles northeast of Alnwick. The village of Craster is on the Northumberland coast, 6 miles northeast of Alnwick.
Outiside Seawinds
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Self Catering
Newton-by-the-Sea

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

Lounge
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Self Catering
Hexham

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

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Waren Caravan & Camping Park
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Caravan & Camping
Bamburgh

Waren Caravan & Camping Park is a 5 star self-contained touring park with fully serviced modern Gold Award winning holiday homes, fantastic Wigwams and a touring pitch.

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Weddings at The Alnwick Garden
Wedding Venue
Alnwick

A place where love is inspired to blossom in one of world’s most contemporary and breath-taking gardens. A true place of beauty, where freedom and creativity meets captivating panoramas generating the most wonderful weddings

White Swan Hotel
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Self Catering
Bamburgh

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