Staying in Northumberland
Northumberland is steeped in history and has more historic sites and castles than any other country in England, making it a fascinating place to go on holiday. Why not visit the Alnwick Castle which was voted one of the most beautiful in the UK. The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland still live in the castle as their family has for hundreds of years. They offer an array of activities for kids and adults, including hands-on workshops, theatrical falconry, magic and re-enactments. The tours are amazing, showing you round the castle and pinpointing the places Harry Potter, Elizabeth and TV comedy Blackadder where filmed. Northumberland's coast is spectacular, unspoilt and was designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1958. There are miles and miles of stunning golden beaches with many coastal routes that will take you through quaint little villages so you can get a real taste of Northumberland on your break. Before you go, don't forget to grab a great deal on late availability self catering accommodation.