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History

 

Holy Island (Lindisfarne)

Island with strong Christian Heritage on which stands Lindisfarne Castle and Priory, home of St. Cuthbert in whose honour the Lindisfarne Gospels were written.
 

Historic Towns

Nearest is Berwick upon Tweed which frequently changed hands between the English and the Scots, whilst Alnwick, Kelso and Edinburgh can also be visited.
 

Alnwick Gardens

Visit Alnwick Garden, one of the UK’s most innovative and spectacular garden projects, at Alnwick Castle – a major film location for the Harry Potter movies.
 

Castles

As well as the spectacular nearby Bamburgh Castle the romantic ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle and Alnwick Castle, this historic region also has Warkworth Castle, Chillingham Castle, Lindisfarne Castle, Norham Castle and Etal Castle.
 

Country Houses

There are many stunning National Trust properties to visit in the local area such as; Cragside, Paxton House, Manderston, Mellerstain, Floors Castle and many others.
 

Other Attractions

Given our location it’s easy to see why there are so many amazing things to see and do in the local area.  As well as the attractions we have already touched on, there are a whole host of other things just a little further away (or sometimes closer to home) if you feel like a full day out with the family. Just some of the attractions within easy reach are:  Local wildlife spotting, Chain Bridge Honey Farm and Heatherslaw Railway.  And if you’re looking for an excursion a little further afield, we are ideally situated for day trips to Durham...
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