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Christmas Events in Northumberland

Posted by on November 30, 2009
If you are planning on renting a Northumberland Cottage this winter, you might want to know what some of the events are, that are happening in the area this month. Here is our break down of some of the best On Thursday, November 12, Brocksbushes Farm Shop NE43 7UB presents Brockbushes Christmas Fayre. This fayre runs until Sunday the 15th. Here you...
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Lindisfarne, or the Holy Island as people often call it, has a national reputation as a wildlife haven, home to a wealth of rare bird breeds and a national nature reserve. Access is available just twice a day at low tides by means of a 3 mile long causeway, built in 1954. The island is within the Northumberland Coast, classed as an Area of Outstanding...
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Those innovative fellows over at Northumberland Tourism have come over all web 2.0 and have decided to engage with potential visitors through social media website Facebook. They are inviting those interested in visiting Northumberland to join their group and take part in their Autumn Warmth initiative. Users can view hundreds of photos that have...
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Why Rent a Cottage in Northumberland?

Posted by on September 18, 2009
One of the biggest advantages of renting Northumberland cottages is the closeness of Lindisfarne. And one of the biggest advantages of Lindisfarne can be summed up in two words: Lindisfarne Mead. For those of you not familiar with mead, you’ve really no excuse; it’s been around for around nine-thousand years. Are you really going to tell...

The Hidden Gems of UK National Parks

Posted by on August 18, 2009
If the coverage of the recent National Park week has inspired you to take a trip out into the countryside to find out what makes these places just so special, you may be wondering where to start. Below are a few suggestions of what to see in our Northern National Parks. Northumberland National Park Most famous as the home of Hadrian’s Wall,...
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Visitors to the Scottish Borders will probably be aware of some of the activities on offer in the region, but here are some places of interest you may want to visit. Whiteadder Reservoir This great water sports centre is set in the Lammermuir Hills, between Duns and Gifford. This is one of the best places to come and learn to sail, with its great...
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Northumberland Holidays would not be complete without a trip to Northumberland National Park. Here we will give you a little taste of what you could enjoy on a trip to this unspoilt landscape. Most of us are not lucky enough to be able to experience the National Park from the door of our Northumbria Cottages, although some holiday lets are available....
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Visiting the Castles of Northumbria

Posted by on June 20, 2009
The story of Northumbria’s turbulent past is best told by a visit to one of the many Castles that dominate the landscape in these parts. If you are enjoying a Northumberland Holiday why not take the time to learn how Norman life has shaped the county that lies before you now. Today we pick our three favourite castles and give you a taste of...
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When staying in some Northumberland Accommodation you will obviously want to see the best that the county has to offer. One of the most stunning places you can visit while renting your Northumbria Cottage is Kielder Forest, named the country’s most tranquil spot by the campaign to protect rural England. This breathtaking natural wonder covers...
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When staying in Northumberland Accommodation you will be looking for places to visit and activities to do. One place of interest that you may want to visit is the Holy Island. Also known by its Celtic name of Lindisfarne, the island can be accessed by a 3 mile long causeway that can be crossed twice a day at low tide. One of the important and popular...
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