COASTAL BREAKS AND COUNTRY WALKING HOLIDAYS
This unspoilt part of the country provide a peaceful and a tranquil retreat even during the height of the season, making Northumberland a fantastic place for a luxurious break away in one of our holiday cottages. Northumberland is a stunning part of the country, situated in the North East of England, that makes for an idyllic coastal trip or adventure holiday enjoyed via the many walking and cycling routes through the countryside. For families and kids, Northumberland’s ancient castles, secret gardens, sweeping views and unspoilt beaches provide plenty of things to do, in a cultural heritage of its own.
Along the Northumberland coast, there are over 30 miles of beaches surrounded by breathtaking scenery and castles that line the coast including Dunstanburgh, Bamburgh and Lindisfarne.
Lindisfarne & Holy Island
So much history
Whilst exploring Northumberland, we highly recommend you spend a day on Lindisfarne Holy Island. This fascinating island has great historical significance and the coastal views are stunning.
Sea Bird Sacnctuary
The Farne Islands lie midway between Seahouses and Bamburgh and is where you’ll find one of the most famous sea bird sanctuaries in the British Isles along with large colonies of Atlantic and Grey Seals.
If you’re looking for spectacular views whilst out on the hill, the Cheviots Hills are just the place to see some of the most beautiful landscape in Northumberland including wildlife that is rarely seen in Britain.
This magnificent castle in Northumberland is worth seeing during your stay in Northumberland. Its history dates back to the 12th century and boasts a fascinating enclosure and keep.
Alnwick Castle & Garden
Steeped in history, Alnwick Castle’s stunning architecture has featured in many films, including Hogwarts School of Wizardry from the Harry Potter movies as well Downton Abbey and Robin Hood Prince of Thieves.
A Ruined Castle
While on holiday in Northumberland take a look at a famous ruined castle set on a beautiful stretch of the Northumberland coastline, which is one of the largest and grandest castles in the North East of England.
Rothbury is home to one of the most spectacular Victorian houses ever built and can boast stunning gardens and woodland areas to explore during your stay in Northumberland.
Berwick upon Tweed
Berwick-upon-Tweed has a vivid history, characterised by historic Elizabethan Walls. Located close to the Scottish Border, there are three iconic bridges and beaches to explore during your stay in Northumberland.
Famous for Kippers
Craster is a small fishing village famous for its kippers and traditional fishing boats. Its nineteenth century harbour was built specifically for the herring fishery and curing sheds that still produce kippers today.