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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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Upcoming events in Northumbria

Posted by on August 23, 2009
For anyone who is thinking of staying in Northumberland Cottages in the near future will be wondering what are the latest and greatest upcoming events in the region, well here at the Travel blog we will look at three of them. Family WalkFest This event started on Sat the 25th of July but is continuing through to the 28th of August and is a range of...
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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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So you are planning to treat your partner to a romantic weekend away, you have already booked a Northumbria Cottage which will provide the setting for your break, what else can you add to the mix. Well there is a company based in Northumbria called “Pride of Northumbria” that specialise in creating luxury hampers from produce and ingredients...
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Northumberland National Park

Posted by on April 14, 2009
One of the best activities for people staying in Northumbria Cottages is to explore one of the UK’s best natural wonders, the Northumberland National Park. The National Park in Northumberland is one of the most tranquil places in England. When you visit, you will be greeted by spectacular hills and magnificent valleys that cross the county...
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