Northumberland is the least populated of England’s counties and it is sometimes referred to as the forgotten kingdom because of its remoteness, but it is an area of great beauty. There are miles of sandy beaches and rolling hills, all steeped in history and heritage and these are a perfect place to come away and enjoy some well earned time off. Short Break Cottages in Northumberland are ideal to use as a base from which to explore this stunning region and you will find the cottages are situated near the coastline and also further inland in the Northumberland National Park.
Choose from a Range of Holiday Cottages
The cottages vary in size and you will typically find that they sleep between two and six people. In most instances they are decorated and furnished to very high standards and you will find everything you need to make this a very relaxing and comfortable short break. There is always a fully equipped kitchen so the cottages are completely self catering, but you may want to venture out and try one of the wonderful sea food restaurants selling locally caught produce that is fresh and to the highest of quality. There are also a number of pubs selling high quality food and drink and these can always be found within either walking distance or a short drive from the cottage accommodation.
If you like walking then Northumberland is just the place for you! There are miles of coastline to explore that is steeped in history and some famous places to spend a day out. Holy Island is a great place to visit and is accessible by a causeway when the tide is out, and this is incredibly popular. Visit the castle, the priory and sample the locally brewed mead from this beautiful coastal location. Short Break Cottages in Northumberland are a great base to enjoy these and many more attractions throughout Northumberland.
Enjoy the Sights and Attractions of Northumberland
Along the coast is Bamburgh, with its majestic castle dominating the town. But this is not the only one and there are several castles along this coastline but this is the most dramatic. In land there are the Cheviot Hills which are a delight for everyone to enjoy, this is most certainly a place to lose yourself in. It is possible to walk in this glorious place all day and not see another person. It is also very good for cycling routes as well and if you are into water sports then Kielder reservoir is worth a visit. Short break cottages in Northumberland give you access to all of this, and so much more.
After a busy day out doing activities and exploring, return to the cottage and have a relaxing evening. Sit outside and enjoy the views from the stunning scenic setting and if it starts to get a bit chilly, go inside and enjoy the comfort of the wood burning stove and the cosy cottage. Short Break Cottages in Northumberland are made for relaxing and there is no better place to have a weekend away.