Mountain biker on trail

Could The Olympics Inspire More Cyclists In Northumberland?

British cyclists have had a great run in the 2016 Olympics already, walking home with several medals between them. Indeed, both Laura Trott and her fiancé Jason Kenny took home the gold medals in the omnium and keirin contests respectively. Trott’s award was her fourth…

Mountain biking down hill

Now’s The Time To Mountain Bike The Sandstone Way

Those of you who love mountain biking and seeing the beautiful English countryside by bike should definitely look out for places to stay in Northumberland so you can bike down The Sandstone Way. The route from Berwick to Hexham is in fact the first waymarked,…

Alnwick castle at dawn on a cold frosty morning Northumberland UK

Where To Go In Northumberland

There’s an awful lot you can get up to from your guest houses in Northumberland, so much so in fact that you’ll definitely struggle to make your holiday itinerary. There’s just so much to see and do! If you need some help, here are four…

Inquisitive red squirrel

Northumberland – Perfect For Spotting Red Squirrels!

Red squirrels used to be seen here, there and everywhere in the UK, but when grey squirrels first came to England from North America in 1876 (intended to look pretty on the grounds of stately homes), red squirrels gradually went into decline. Stats from Red…

Cullernose point, Northumberland at dawn

Northumberland Named National Park Of The Year

Now’s the time to start looking for accommodation in Northumberland – the region’s National Park has just been named as the park of the year in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards for 2015/2016. Last year, an amazing 1.69 million people came to visit the park…