The Heart of Northumberland

Your one stop directory for what to see and do, and where to stay.

Stay with us in the Heart of Northumberland

Explore a huge range of attractions and beautiful scenic countryside from a breathtaking central base.



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Come and stay with us and relax in a uniquely natural and beautiful location, you’re assured a friendly welcome.

Come and stay with us in the Heart of Northumberland and you can explore a huge range of Northumberland’s attractions and beautiful scenic countryside from a breathtaking central base.

Discover our amazing heritage with an abundance of Castles and Historic Sites including Cragside House Gardens and Estate, the innovative home of Lord Armstrong, Alnwick Castle, The Alnwick Garden, Wallington Hall, Brinkburn Priory or Chillingham Castle. It’s just a stone’s throw to our stunning Heritage Coastline with miles of golden sandy beaches, it’s a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which just about says it all really.

Whatever you’re looking for in a holiday from quiet getaway to action sports, the Heart of Northumberland will deliver. Enjoy rambling, hill walking in the Simonside Hills, camping, fishing in our abundant rivers, golfing, climbing, cycling, horse riding, mountain biking or explore our vibrant wildlife amidst stunning scenery.

Northumberland Showcase

We’re incredibly proud of the culture, heritage, community and landscape that makes up this wonderful part of Northumberland and we want to show it off to as many people as possible.

Watch our video for a taste of what we have to offer.

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Whats on!

A wide range of events take place in and around the heart of Northumberland throughout the year. Click the panels below for information on upcoming events.

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