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, mapped and promoted long distance…

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 ideas of places to go…

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 Squirrels Northern England (RSNE) suggest…

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 and its surrounding areas, attracted…

Aurora Borealis Over Lindisfarne Castle

Here’s What You Need To Know About Lindisfarne

With so many great places and experiences on your doorstep, it’s no wonder so many people who opt for a ‘staycation’ and holiday in the UK are looking for the best places to stay Northumberland has to offer. Today, we’re looking at the local destination of Lindisfarne – a beautiful…

Ring-tailed Lemurs

Come Face To Face With Exotic Creatures During Africa Weekend

If you are planning on taking your children to a Bed and Breakfast in Northumberland this summer, make sure you make a trip to Kirkley Hall Zoo. That’s because it will be hosting its Africa Weekend on Saturday July 2nd and Sunday July 3rd, where children come take a look…