Northumberland holidays

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A North Sea coast walk to a unique pub: the Marsden Grotto, South Shields
A bracing stroll past curious military relics ends in a pub carved into a cliff

Paul Kirkwood

23, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The ‘Old Crones’ tackle Northumberland’s 100-mile Saint Oswald’s Way
Three older women take on a gruelling 100-mile trek through the wilds of north-east England, getting lost in a forest, befriending farmers and helping fallen sheep along the way

Hilary Bradt

31, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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What would the Romans say? A brilliant new ‘art fort’ brightens up Hadrian’s Wall
A temporary structure at Housesteads Fort celebrates 1,900 years of the wall, adding a welcome flamboyance to our writer’s childhood memories

Ella Braidwood

23, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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A coastal walk to a great pub: the Jolly Fisherman, Nortumberland
Seafood, North Sea views, a brilliant castle and the waft of smoking kippers permeate this lovely saunter

Paul Kirkwood

06, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Bamburgh tops list of UK’s best seaside towns
The Northumberland village holds on to its title in a new Which? poll, fending off challenges from Llandudno and St Andrews

Nazia Parveen

30, Apr, 2022 @9:47 AM

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Aberdeen to Penzance: the spectacular sights of Britain’s longest train journey
The 13-hour train adventure offers epic snapshots of both cities and countryside

Dixe Wills

22, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Wading birds and wintry walks: a car-free break in Northumberland
Berwick is an atmospheric base for touring nearby fairytale castles, beaches, birds and sea life – by train, boat and bus

Phoebe Taplin

08, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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A great walk to a great pub: The Wallace Arms, Rowfoot, North Pennines
A walk through an area once populated by murderous clans leading to a cosy pub in rural Northumberland

Harry Pearson

15, Oct, 2021 @8:39 AM

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The saints go marching on: taking a pilgrim’s trek across north-east England
On a four-day hike from Heavenfield to Durham, our writer takes in the scenery, sunshine and sourdough on one of six new – but ancient – pilgrimage routes

Phoebe Taplin

24, Sep, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Blyth spirit: a car-free break along the coast of Northumberland
Taking in beaches, castles, historic houses and wildlife, this bus-based trip from Blyth via Ashington is a shore-fire winner

Phoebe Taplin

20, Aug, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Just camp in my garden: new websites offer private pitches
Wild camping is off the agenda in England and Wales, but new sites are helping to meet growing demand by offering spots in private gardens, meadows and woods

Gemma Bowes

21, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Great North Road: cycling the old route from London to Edinburgh
Following the original coaching route to Scotland for his new book, our writer enjoys a more evocative journey brimming with history

Steve Silk

08, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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