A fine selection of holiday cottages, hotels, B&Bs, Inns, Lodges, Travelodges, Premier Inns etc across North East England. Find places to stay in Northumberland, Durham, Tyne and Wear.
North East England, Visitor & Tourism Guide
If there was one region in the UK that we had to recommend for a weekend away or holiday, it would be North East England. It's not an obvious destination, which makes the astonishing wealth of natural beauty, history and culture that much more delightful when you experience it. Simply put, a magnificent area and an absolute treat to visit.
Up in the north east corner of England
. On the Scotland
border. Yorkshire and The Humber
region to the south, North West England
to the west and The Lowlands
to the north.
North East England consists of Northumberland
, Tyne and Wear
Northumberland National Park and a coastal AONB
Contains possibly the most remote places in the UK up in the Cheviot Hills
on the Scotland
border. These hills rise within Northumberland National Park
The region has some of the most magnificent beaches in the UK and you'll discover this if you spend some time in the Northumberland Coast AONB
Its fascinating and often violent history, owing to its proximity to the Scotland
border, can be seen in its buildings. Extraordinary casltes, fortified towers, towns built to defend themselves against invaders. Bamburgh Castle
, looking out across Bamburgh Beach and Dunes
Places in which to base yourself
Durham is one of the finest (and smallest) cities in the UK. Its cathedral
are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Then there are Newcastle upon Tyne
and Hexham, Berwick-upon-Tweed
and Alnwick. Rothbury's great as are Alnmouth and Craster.
Hadrian's Wall and Holy Island
If you're in the region, you have to visit Hadrian's Wall
, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Lindisfarne Priory
on Holy Island. And then there are Alnwick Castle and Gardens
, Cragside House and Gardens
, the Simonside Hills
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*For the purposes of this website, the four 'Tees Valley' unitary authorities created by the breakup of the County of Cleveland in 1996 (Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, and Stockton-On-Tees) have been rolled into either the North East England region or the Yorkshire and the Humber region. They are part of the 'ceremonial' or 'geographic' counties of County Durham or North Yorkshire.
Top 10 Recommendations
Selected from the best Things To Do in North East England we've listed our top 10.
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Total Rooms: 142; Rates: £59 - £220 Per Night
Set in 1,000 acres of prime Northumberland forest and moorland, yet close to Newcastle Surrounded by two championship golf courses, Slaley Hall remains a grand retreat and a symbol of Edwardian elegance...
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Approximately 6.6 miles away.
Total Rooms: 53; Rates: £100 - £185 Per Night
Our country house is magnificent, privately owned, and set in the Northumberland countryside close to Hadrians Wall We are located only twelve miles from Newcastle upon Tyne, Matfen Hall is an ideal base for exploring th...
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