`POST’ EASTER DEAL!
We have one room left after the Easter weekend, in our Berwick Room. For three nights, arriving on 23rd April, stay for 3 nights and receive 50% off the third night! Double and single occupancy bookings. Return guest discount not valid for this offer.
If Northumberland is somewhere you have not yet visited, then this is a great excuse to do so! Northumberland won the British Travel Awards 2018 as the UK’s best holiday region, beating off rivals such as Cornwall and the Lake District. As well as having some of the most beautiful coastlines in England, Northumberland has the most castles of any county in the UK. The county boasts around 70 castle sites, many of which are open to the public such as Bamburgh, Alnwick, Lindisfarne and Dunstanburgh.
If a visit to the Farne Islands is on your list to see the famous Puffins and wonderful array of other wildlife, there are boat trips from Seahouses, Berwick and Amble. The Golden Gate in Seahouses are the only licensed boat to land on Longstone Island. Here, you can visit the lighthouse where Grace Darling lived with her family when she made her famous rescue of survivors from S.S. Forefarshire. Dolphins were spotted around Berwick last year, sailings from Berwick include estuary/sea trips and along the River Tweed, famous for salmon fishing.
The quaint and enchanting Estate villages of Ford and Etal, a short drive from us have many different attractions, the flagship being Lady Waterford Hall with its wonderful array of murals. There are several small independent businesses including Cheviot micro-brewery, Heatherslaw Mill and light railway, also excellent lunches to be found at the newly re-opened Black Bull Inn with its thatched roof.
Barter Books is another essential visit for your Northumberland list, located in Victorian Grade II Listed Alnwick Station which closed to trains in 1968 and is now the second largest secondhand bookshop in the UK. Alnwick Castle and Gardens are now open through to October.
Or maybe a walking holiday is on the cards; with a choice of many stunning routes to explore such as the Northumberland Coastal Path, St Oswalds Way and St Cuthberts Way. Cycling is also a great way to see Northumberland with a number of designated cycling routes throughout the region. Come, stay, visit and see for yourselves!