Northumberland is the most northerly county in England and is truly a spectacular region, with a wonderfully rugged coastline to the east, and the magnificent Northumberland National Park to the west. This makes Northumbria and ideal destination for a holiday or short break, and throughout this guide you will find a range of accommodation activities, attractions, eateries and information to help you plan and book your visit. Northumberland, or Northumbria as it is also known........See more
Northumberland makes a fantastic destination for a holiday, short break or extended stay. There is so much to see and do, from exploring the rugged Northumberland coastline with its cliff tops and sandy beaches, to marvelling at the red squirrels and other wildlife in Kielder Water & Forest Park. Or take a trip north of the border into Scotland, west into Cumbria or south into equally stunning County Durham and North Yorkshire. You really wil be spoilt for choice......See more
The Northumbria coast stretches for 100 miles alongside the North Sea, from the Scottish Borders and down to the River Tyne at Tynemouth. It is a wonderful landscape including; rugged cliffs, rocky outcrops and sweeping sandy bays. It is a haven for wildlife and superb walking and cycling terrain; plus water sports enthusiasts and sea anglers are simply spoilt for choice. There are visitor attractions, castles and quaint tearooms......See more
Northumbria is awash with history, enough to fill any holiday itinerary with interesting days out. Built by the Romans, Hadrian's wall runs right across the county, and Northumberland boasts more historic castles and forts than any other region in the UK. Abbeys and priories are also scattered throughout the region, and many are open to the public, the most famous being Lindisfarne Priory standing adjacent to the castle. Northumberland is widely thought to have been so.....See more
Recommended Northumberland Accommodation
- Calico House Luxury Rooms Located at Coldstream in the Scottish Borders Calico House provides luxury B&B accommodation overlooking the River Tweed. An ideal location for touring southern Scotland and beautiful... See more
- The Joiners Arms The Joiners Arms is a pet friendly pub and restaurant located on the spectacular Northumberland coast, with 5 star boutique accommodation. See more
- Newton Hall Located in Newton by the Sea, near to Alnwick, in the beautiful unspoilt Northumberland countryside. Newton Hall offers fantastic, luxury serviced accommodation. See more
- Haggerston Castle Hoseasons Haggerston Castle holiday park offers family fun static caravan holidays on the wonderful Northumberland coast. All the facilities you would expect from a park of this stature,... See more
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Holidays in Northumberland
Northumberland is a superb location for an extended vacation, holiday or short break. With its rugged North Sea Coastline and miles of unspoilt rolling countryside, it is an ideal location for a tranquil 'away from it all' break, with an abundance of outdoor activities on offer.
Northumbria really is a true and exciting all year round destination. Winter, Christmas and New Year is an excellent time to visit when you can experience the true magnificence of the remote and rugged landscape, and visit an Xmas craft fayre, a Christmas street market or join with the locals in festive carol singing. Easter, Whitsuntide and Spring Bank are magical times to explore the area, with the flora and fauna waking from its winter slumbers and the spring lambs all around to lift your spirits. Summer and Autumn is a magical time in Northumberland, with the landscape is at its best and a whole range of things to do including farmers markets, steam fairs, hot air ballooning, fishing, cycling walking and lots more.
The Northumberland National Park is a true gem, typified by woodlands, rolling moorlands and crystal clear rivers teeming with fish. It is a sparsely populated area, and you could if you wish, spend all day without meeting another soul, but you may get to see the rare Red Squirrel, Buzzards flying overhead and the numerous Deer that roam the park.
For an alternative day out, pay a visit to the Scottish borders, where there is an equally impressive range of activities and attractions to suit all the family. Kielder Water, the largest man made lake in Northern Europe is a must whilst you are in Northumbria. At Kielder you can take part in numerous water based activities or simply just take in the staggering beauty of this wonderful region.
So surf our website, make your reservation, and come and explore this stunningly beautiful, unspoilt and rugged part of the United Kingdom - but be careful you may not want to go home!
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