5 Glorious Northumberland Beaches To Visit

A view of Bamburgh beach looking south, with Bamburgh Castle in the background. One of the most stunning Northumberland beaches.

Northumberland beaches are some of the most stunning and unspoiled in the country. Here are some of the best beaches in Northumberland that are worth exploring from your base in Alnwick: 1. Bamburgh Beach: With the iconic Bamburgh Castle as a backdrop, Bamburgh Beach is a vast expanse of golden sand that is perfect for […]

Gorgeous gardens to visit in Northumberland

Not just blessed with coast and countryside Northumbria is also home to some really beautiful gardens which are well worth a visit during your stay. Whether you are looking to be wowed by a stunning collection of shrubs and ornamental gardens or just looking to get out in the fresh air in beautiful surroundings then […]

Red sky at night what a delight!

For all that Northumbria has to offer with Coast and Countryside there is one huge thing that almost goes unnoticed and so to remind us of it’s presence we are sent the most incredible visual sunsets that keep those who are blessed enough to see them or experience them talking for days afterwards. Most recently […]

Introducing local legend Harry Hotspur

Sir Henry Percy 20th May 1364 – 21st July 1403 Henry Percy was born in Alnwick Castle on the 20th May 1364 and was the eldest son of the 1st Earl of Northumberland and Margaret Neville. He was 12 years old when he relieved his first knighthood from King Edward 3rd and saw active service […]