Things to do on Holy Island (Lindisfarne) in Northumberland

LINDISFARNE CASTLE

  If you are driving the Northumberland Coastal route one of the absolute must-visit destinations along the coast is the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. Only three miles long and one and a half miles wide this tiny island with a population of less than three hundred welcomes over half a million visitors a year. Lying […]

Planning a Drive Up the Northumberland Coastal Route

Northumberland Coastal Route featured by top international travel blog, Tracy's Travels in Time

(This post about driving the Northumberland Coastal Route was updated in May 2019)   Beautiful Northumberland is England’s northernmost county. It is not only one of the most lovely of counties to visit during the day but also at night! Northumberland has the largest protected area of night skies in Europe. This means that it […]

A Novel Experience – A Visit to Barter Books Alnwick

(This post about visiting Barter Books was updated in May 2019)   Barter Books in Alnwick is the most magical place for book lovers and is somewhere I could happily pass a day (week/month) or two curled up in a chair devouring a book. As a child I experienced worlds beyond my imagination through the books […]

10 beautiful places to visit in Northumberland England

places to visit in Northumberland

Northumberland is the northernmost county of England and borders Scotland to the north and the English countries of Durham, Tyne and Wear and Cumbria. With a population of 320,000 and no major cities Northumberland is the least densely populated county in England. The site of many battles between the Scots and the English Northumberland has […]