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The Region

Northumberland Coast


Northumberland is a stunning part of the country situated in the North East you will never be short of things to do. Whether it's a quiet coastal holiday by the beach or a wild adventure over the many walking or cycle routes Northumberland has to offer...

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Alnwick Castle & Garden


Alnwick is another town to visit when staying in one of our cottages as it isn’t too far away from Budle Bay or Bamburgh. Alnwick is a small market town that has its own castle which is home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, the Alnwick Gardens which the Duchess was involved in creating is a must-see for gardening enthusiasts...

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Berwick Upon Tweed

Berwick Upon Tweed, By John Lord

Berwick has had a turbulant history with it being only a stone's throw from the scottish borders. It was sacked or captured 13 times before 1482 when it fell into the hands of the English. Take a walk along the Elizabethan walls that circle the town which offers fantastic views...

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The Cheviots

Cheviots Thumbnail, By Andrew Bowden

If you’re after spectacular views while on holiday the Cheviot Hills are just the place to see some of the most beautiful landscape in Northumberland including wildlife that you may have only seen in books. Iron Age hill forts dot the hills where ancient tribes once lived making the Cheviots an historically interesting location to explore. With so many small villages and towns nearby everyone can...

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Dunstanburgh Castle & Craster

Dunstanbrough Castle, By James West

While on holiday in Northumberland take a look at a massive ruined castle set on a beautiful stretch of coastline, this is Dunstanburgh Castle now managed by English Heritage, it was once one of the largest and grandest castles in the North East of England. Check the opening times before you set off...

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Lindisfarne, the Holy Island


To enjoy Holy Island or Lindisfarne as it was known you have to drive over a causeway that separates the island from the mainland, this is quite exciting especially if the tide is coming in. Don't forget to plan your visit and check the tide times. It's a good idea to spend time taking in  the stunning views of the Northumbrian coastline, enjoying the peaceful...

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We also offer holiday cottages near Rothbury too, this delightful town has lots of shops, charming tea rooms, old-fashioned pubs and cafes that serve mouth-watering meals so why not make Rothbury one of your destinations when staying in a cosy, comfortable cottage? Rothbury, near Morpeth, is home to one of the most spectacular Victorian houses ever built so pay a visit when you rent holiday cottages near Cragside...

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Seahouses & Farne Islands


If you just love small, bustling, harbour towns Seahouses is the place for you, this quaint town makes a great base for visitors to explore the coastline, spend a day on the beach or weather permitting, take a dip in the sea. In the summer Seahouses attracts thousands of holidaymakers as it is quite famous for its delicious fish and chips as well as boat owners taking visitors to the Farne Islands...

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Warkworth Castle


This magnificent castle in Northumberland is something worth seeing when holidaying near the east coast, check out its history which dates back to the 12th century. With its fascinating enclosure and keep the castle is a popular destination with many holidaymakers from all over the world. The ancient and picturesque village of Warkworth is about eight miles from Alnwick and offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy fabulous restaurants, intriguing gift shops and stunning...

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