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Providing inspiration for your visit to Northumberland...showcasing the very best of our county with top tips and ideas

Five things to see and do at Kielder
Monday 14/01/2019
OK, so this sounds like a ‘Bucket List’, but it isn’t. This is 5 things that will give enjoyment for having seen them. Unlike a &...
Feeling like a kid at Christmas
Friday 04/01/2019
I’m fortunate to be one of the lucky ones who really enjoy their job and gets on well with my work colleagues, however last week was one of t...
Tranquility amongst the pine trees
Monday 17/12/2018
Decs up, cards written and posted, presents bought and wrapped, food organised. Time now to de-stress, so what is most likely to help us relax? Ans...
Celebrate the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park’s 5th birthday
Friday 07/12/2018
The 9th December marks the 5th anniversary of the designation of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park. At 572 squar...
Essentials To Pack For The Perfect Winter Break In Northumberland
Monday 03/12/2018
The temptation to chase the winter sun intensifies around this time of year, as the days get shorter and the mercury begins to drop. While you migh...
The King of Castles
Wednesday 31/10/2018
“WOW Bebbanburgh Castle! You can see why Uhtred was so keen to get it back from his uncle.” “You do know that Uhtred is a...
3 grisly Northumbrian tales for Halloween
Monday 15/10/2018
We’re huge fans of crime dramas at VisitNland HQ. Obviously, ITV’s Vera is our favourite thanks to Ann Cleeves’ cracking st...
The Best of Northumberland: A Pocket-Friendly Guide
Wednesday 10/10/2018
With its rolling green hillsides and vast stretches of unspoilt coastline, Northumberland is one of the UK’s true treasures. Tucked away in t...
Coastal adventures in Northumberland
Friday 28/09/2018
Whether you’re looking for a peaceful seaside stroll or a fun-filled day of activities, there’s so much to see and do in Northumberland...
Northumberland - a county for all seasons
Wednesday 12/09/2018
Long regarded as the “hidden gem” of the UK, Northumberland is a county brimming with opportunities for an unforgettable holiday ...
A photographers Guide to Northumberland
Wednesday 12/09/2018
The landscape of Northumberland is probably the most beautiful and dramatic in the UK. That’s a bold claim, we know. Nevertheless, time and t...
Your new home away from home at Chesters Stables
Wednesday 29/08/2018
People go to the countryside to get away from it all. After a busy week of work and hectic school runs, a weekend away in a family-friendly rural r...
Thursday 23/08/2018
  We set off on our next voyage of discovery in gloriously warm and sunny weather. Well not so much a voyage of discovery as a short d...
One visits just not enough....Find out what Harry Seddon got up to on a recent visit to Kielder Water & Forest Park
Thursday 16/08/2018
‘And now for something completely different’, as they used to say on Monty Python. Until now our visits have concentrated...
Love Northumberland Vote Northumberland.....For our Countryside
Monday 06/08/2018
Love Northumberland – Vote Northumberland –  For Our Countryside Northumberland is in the running as the Best UK Hol...
Love Northumberland - Vote Northumberland - Beach life
Thursday 26/07/2018
Love Northumberland Vote Northumberland....For its coastline  Northumberland is in the running as the Best UK Holiday Destinatio...
Harry Seddon from Retirement Rambles talks about their recent visit to Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Monday 23/07/2018
  We set off on our next voyage of discovery in gloriously warm and sunny weather. Well not so much a voyage of discovery as a short d...
5 Idyllic Northumberland Hotspots for a Rejuvenating Rural Escape
Monday 23/07/2018
5 Idyllic Northumberland Hotspots for a Rejuvenating Rural Escape Whether you’re a North East native looking for a day trip a sto...
Better than Trevi Fountain in Rome.
Wednesday 11/07/2018
We have been fascinated by moving water for a long time, with a particular interest in man made structures, fountains, cascades, water features and...
Roman Adventures
Wednesday 04/07/2018
With renewed enthusiasm for all things Roman. Harry Seddon returns to Hadrian's Wall. Ad Oppidum, Latin translation of ‘to the town&r...

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