Little Discoveries in Northumberland to Inspire


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The Times Top Beaches in Northumberland

There’s nothing quite like having a day out at the beach. While the UK might not be tropical (although our recent heatwave would beg to differ!), when the weather’s good, it’s hard to beat England’s coast and this year we’re very proud to say that not one, not two, but three beaches near our Little Hideaways in Northumberland have made The Sunday Times Top 50 Beaches in the UK

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Easter in Northumberland

How is it April already! The weather might not be able to decide what it’s doing but that doesn’t mean that you can’t have a plan for Easter. The holidays are only a ‘bunny’ hop, skip and a jump away so we wanted to share our short guide to what’s on over Easter in Northumberland.

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Mother’s Day, just make it a Family Day!

With Mother’s Day fast approaching (Sunday 27th March if you need a reminder!) we’ve put together some fun ideas of things to do in Northumberland. Family are made up of so many dynamics, so we just think that Mother’s Day should be a family day! Here’s five of our top things to do that don’t just involve heading out for a Sunday roast, (although if you can fit one of those in too, then why the heck not!)

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The Wonder of the Farne Islands

One of the best things about Seahouses (as well as excellent fish and chips!) is it's the gateway to the Farne Islands. A short walk from any of our coastal cottages, you will find yourself in the harbour. Boat trips run to the Farne Islands each day in good weather. We made this visit in June and would recommend pre-booking your tickets where possible.

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Wild Swimming the stress busting freedom sport

Whether you want to reap the health benefits of the cold water, hate the idea of restricted swim times in the pool post covid or just want to introduce yourself to some mindfulness exercise. Northumberland has a myriad of beautiful options for wild swimming, but make sure you do your research. Known for increasing endorphins, your immune system and general wellness, wild swimming is a hot topic.

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5 of the best walks in Northumberland

Northumberland has oodles of space and with a county that boasts some of the best coastline in the country we wanted to bring you our top five picks for walking in Northumberland and the Northumberland Coast. If we have whetted your appetite to go out exploring, we’ve also included a short list of useful items if you’re heading out walking.

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Picture postcard villages in Northumberland

Northumberland has one of the most picturesque coastlines in the country, with scenic countryside views to make you swoon. It’s only then to be expected that Northumberland has some picture postcard villages. Here’s our top five picks that we think are well worth a visit on your next trip to Northumberland.

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10 reasons to visit Northumberland

When it comes to Northumberland 2020 has proved to be a year of two halves. From the silence and deserted streets of lock down, to the huge number of visitors desperate for a stay-cation in one of Britain’s most scenic counties. More people than ever are discovering Northumberland this season and for those of you who haven’t been yet, we’re giving you our top ten reasons to visit Northumberland.

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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

One of the UK’s tidal Islands situated between Bamburgh and Berwick upon Tweed and well worth a visit on your trip to Northumberland. What is a tidal island you ask? Holy Island is cut off from the main land twice a day by the incoming tide.

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72 Hours in Northumberland

When you’re looking forward to that long weekend away, you want to relax and unwind as soon as you arrive, so here’s an idea of how to spend your weekend.

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The Best of Food & Drink

What break away would be complete without some delicious tasty treats, and we think recommendations are always the best way to find the tastiest fare.

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Wild Adventure

With over forty miles of rugged and wild coastline, Northumberland is the ultimate landscape to Dream. Explore. Discover.

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