Favourite Holiday Locations in Northumberland

With stunning golden sands, a breathtaking World Heritage Site, and two Areas of Outstanding Natural beauty, it could be tricky to decide where to make your memories in the north-eastern county of Northumberland.

Whether you're looking for a rural cottage or a seaside home, we know you’ll find your dream holiday with us. But where do you start? Our truly local team have put together a collection of some of their favourite destinations for your break in Northumberland. From lively harbours and water-sport bays to quiet towns and bustling markets, there’s something for everyone in the county of castles.

Bamburgh & Holy Island

A beautiful seaside town in the heart of Northumberland, renowned for its castle, coastline, and shoreside walks.

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Seahouses & Beadnell

Seahouses is a vibrant market town, just moments away from Beadnell Bay, the county’s watersport hotspot.

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Famed for being ‘home of the kipper’, the fishing village of Craster is a bird watchers delight, and has an award-winning, secluded beach.

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A beautiful stone-built village in the heart of the countryside, it’s the perfect spot to base your outdoor adventures.

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A bustling, medieval market town lined with cobbled streets, and home to Alnwick Castle, the ‘Windsor of the north’.

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Surrounded by hundreds of walks, cycling routes and rolling hills, this tranquil town is perfect for nature-lovers.

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Once home to marauding Vikings, Hexham has now been voted England’s favourite market town and has a vibrant arts scene.


One of the highest market towns in England, Alston has become famous for its local cheese and mustard, and breathtaking North Pennines views.

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