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With vast landscapes, historic castles and ghostly ruins on every corner – Northumberland will transport you to another realm. One of battlements and portcullises, countryside and coastlines, quaint towns and local markets. And one that you’ll never want to leave.
Perfectly combining traditional heritage and modern comforts, Northumberland has everything you need for an unforgettable English getaway. Whether you’re heading north for a coastal spa break with the girls, a romantic weekend away for two or a family escape to the countryside, the county has something for everyone.
And there’s simply no better way to experience the tranquillity and peace of this northern county than from the comfort of a kate & tom’s luxury holiday cottage in Northumberland.
Are you a lover of the outdoors? Northumberland is the county for you, with acres and acres of rolling countryside, stunning heritage sites and National Parks. First stop on the list? Lindisfarne, the Holy Island just off the coast of Northumberland. Discover the 16th-century castle ruins, nature reserve and medieval priory, all housed on this tiny island.
For a true taste of history, head to Hadrian’s Wall, where you can experience life as a Roman soldier. Fans of the big screen will be in their element as you wander around Hogwarts itself at Alnwick Castle. As one of Britain’s most iconic castles, there is plenty to keep the whole family entertained here.
Recreate your favourite wizarding scene, explore the large gardens and get a feel of the royal life. Or, head to the inhabited Bamburgh Castle, set on volcanic outcrop. Enjoy tours of the state rooms or visit during the summer and watch archaeologists at work, uncovering Bamburgh’s exciting past.
Once known as Northumbria, Northumberland has a long and rich history, told through the castles and ruins found in the vast countryside. As well as enjoying the stunning country scenery, make the most of the breath-taking stretch of beach in the east of the county. Pack a picnic and head to Druridge Bay Country Park for a memorable day by the sea. Or take a trip to Longstone Lighthouse for a unique glimpse at an active lighthouse from 1826.
The Northumberland coastline is so adored by locals and tourists alike, it has been officially named as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. One of the most beautiful protected coasts in the UK, this is the perfect day out for the whole family. Visit Howick Hall Gardens and Arboretum while you’re on the coast for a tranquil escape from reality, with tours around the grounds and interesting exhibitions.
History lovers, hikers, mountain bikers and romantics will all find plenty to do in this beautiful county. Stroll hand in hand down the beach, potter around historical castles and grounds and roam freely around the spacious countryside. Whatever your preference, the Northern air allows you to truly unwind and relax.
Call the private chef for an unforgettable meal under the stars or stock your self-catering kitchen with local delights for a memorable family party. Pease pudding, cheese, fresh seafood, Doddington Dairy ice cream, craster kippers – there’s a local delicacy for every palate in Northumberland.
Coastal cottages, luxury holiday homes, romantic lodges – at kate & tom’s we have the perfect large group accommodation for your Northumberland getaway. Hot tubs, tennis courts, games rooms and on-site spas, our luxury Northumberland holiday cottages have everything you need and more for a relaxing escape to the countryside.
Whatever the weather, season or duration of your trip, you’re sure to find plenty to do in this stunning northern county. Why wait? Get in touch with our travel team today to start planning your annual trip to Northumberland.