A creation of the Duchess of Northumberland, Alnwick Garden is a delight; a modern garden combining sculpture, water features, and beautiful plants to create a wonderful family attraction. The European Garden features the largest collection of European plants in the UK.
Garden: At Cragside you will not only find rock gardens, but what is one of the world's largest rock gardens, constructed by inventor Lord Armstrong. Magnificent, varied estate, stronghold of the red squirrel. Lots for children to do: rhododendron maze, wild streams and lakes, adventure play area. Rothbury,
England, NE65 7PX
Garden: Naturalistic landscaped gardens in the style of 'Capability' Brown complement a Northumberland moorland setting. Lots of room to stretch your legs along lawns, lakes and woodlands; or sit on a quiet bench in the enchanting walled garden and enjoy the blooms. Cambo,
England, NE61 4AR
Whalton Manor is an attractive 17th-century manor with 3 acres of walled gardens laid out in the early 20th century for Mrs Eustace Smith by Sir Edward Lutyens with inspiration from Gertrude Jekyll. Garden tours available for groups and individuals. Whalton,
England, NE61 3UT
A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.
Guy Fawkes attempted to blow this king up on 5 November, 1605
Situated in quiet residential surroundings on the south side of the River Tweed, this semi-detached bungalow offers cosy accommodation only 1 mile from the historic and fascinating town of Berwick … Sleeps 3
Genuine 14th castle set in a 12-acre woodland estate with brush-mown lawns restored to a magnificent and comfortable hotel. Langley is perfect for discovering the delights of Hadrians Wall and other local attractions. The exclusive nature of the castle makes Langley the perfect destination to be pampered in unique surroundings. … more >>
Close House Hotel offers everything that you would expect from a venue, 19 luxurious appointed bedrooms with ultra modern bathrooms, our award winning Bewickes Restaurant offering lunch and dinner, excellent meeting and private dining rooms for up to 100 guests and an challenging 18 hole golf course with Clubhouse. Why … more >>