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Our Top 6 Must-Visit Gems this Summer in Northumberland: From Castles to Coastlines!

Northumberland, a land steeped in history and natural beauty, beckons travelers to explore its rich tapestry of landscapes and attractions. From majestic castles to picturesque coastlines, there's something for every adventurer to discover in this enchanting corner of England. Join us as we embark on a journey through our top 6 must-visit gems in Northumberland, uncover the treasures that awaits.

1. Alnwick Castle: 

Alnwick Castle

Step into the pages of history at Alnwick Castle, one of Northumberland's most iconic landmarks. This magnificent fortress boasts a storied past dating back to the 11th century and has served as a backdrop for countless films and television series, including the beloved Harry Potter films. Explore its grand halls, sprawling gardens, and medieval architecture, and immerse yourself in centuries of heritage.

2. Bamburgh Beach: 

Bamburgh Beach

Lose yourself in the tranquility of Bamburgh Beach, where pristine sands meet the rolling waves of the North Sea. Stretching for miles along the coast, this breathtaking beach offers the perfect setting for leisurely strolls, sandcastle building, or simply basking in the coastal serenity. Take in panoramic views of Bamburgh Castle perched majestically atop the cliffs, creating a scene straight out of a fairy tale.

3. Cragside House and Gardens: 

Cragside House and Gardens

Delve into the wonders of nature and technology at Cragside House and Gardens, a Victorian marvel nestled within the heart of Northumberland. Home to the first house in the world to be lit by hydroelectricity, Cragside boasts lush gardens, tranquil lakes, and an extensive network of walking trails waiting to be explored. Wander through its enchanting woodland paths and marvel at the ingenuity of its innovative architecture.

4. Holy Island of Lindisfarne: 

Holy Island of Lindisfarne

Experience the magic of Holy Island, a place where history, spirituality, and natural beauty converge. Accessible only by a tidal causeway, this remote island is steeped in myth and legend, with its medieval priory and castle ruins offering glimpses into its storied past. Witness the ethereal beauty of Lindisfarne Castle silhouetted against the backdrop of the Northumberland coastline, and soak in the serenity of this sacred island sanctuary.

5. Northumberland National Park: 

Northumberland National Park

Escape to the rugged wilderness of Northumberland National Park, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Spanning vast expanses of heather-clad moorland, ancient woodlands, and dramatic valleys, this protected landscape offers endless opportunities for exploration and adventure. Hike along scenic trails, spot rare wildlife, or simply revel in the unspoiled beauty of one of England's last great wildernesses.

6. Druridge Bay: 

Druridge Bay

Indulge in the coastal charm of Druridge Bay, a stunning stretch of shoreline just a stone's throw away from our holiday homes. With its golden sands, clear blue waters, and sweeping dunes, Druridge Bay offers the perfect escape for beach lovers and nature enthusiasts alike. Spend your days basking in the sunshine, paddling in the shallows, or exploring the scenic trails that wind their way through the surrounding nature reserve. Whether you're seeking relaxation or adventure, Druridge Bay promises an unforgettable coastal experience right on our doorstep.

As you embark on your journey through Northumberland's hidden gems, make your stay truly unforgettable with a retreat to one of our luxury holiday homes. Nestled amidst the stunning landscapes of this captivating region, our properties offer the perfect base for exploring all that Northumberland has to offer. Book your stay with us today and discover the magic of Northumberland's castles, coastlines, and beyond.

Northumberland Luxury Stays Coastal Holiday
Northumberland Luxury Stays Coastal Holiday
Northumberland Luxury Stays Coastal Holiday

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