Autumn is upon us but there is enough fair weather to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you are walking the Wall and enjoying the National Park, visiting some fantastic local historical sites, or just taking it easy – there is always something interesting to see. The bird feeders outside each room have certainly been a […]
There are so many hidden gems in Northumberland – and this is a great one to visit. Just a short drive from Layside can be found this lovely waterfall and swimming hole – the perfect spot for a picnic on a warm sunny day like today. Enjoy a (bracing) swim, or just sit back and
In 1981, George R. R. Martin stood by Hadrian’s Wall, taking inspiration from the landscape and the history, subsequently creating the fictional “Game of Thrones” – and it is easy to see how this stunning winter landscape can capture the imagination. Bart is definitely enjoying the frost and snow underfoot!
Northumberland scooped the Gold at the 2018 British Travel Awards for “Best UK Holiday County/Destination”. We have come close before now, but have been pipped to the post by Cornwall for the past four years. It is fantastic that we have experienced record visitor numbers to the region, and that so many people have enjoyed
Scarecrow festivals are popular in the UK, where the use of the scarecrow as a protector of crops dates back hundreds of years. In medieval Britain, scarecrows were young boys who were tasked with the responsibility of scarring away birds, patrolling the fields with bags of stones to throw at the crows and starlings. The