Destination guide

The historical area of Northumberland awaits your stay

Enjoy the history and other features of Northumberland. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, bars and local tours. For a bit of culture, visit Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Alnwick Castle or Housesteads Roman Fort. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Northumberland

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Northumberland has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (29.2 mi / 47 km)
  • Bellingham Heritage Centre (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Eshott Heugh Animal Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Falconry Days (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Whitehouse Farm Centre (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Northumberland

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Northumberland. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Northumberland National Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Bolam Lake Country Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Kielder Water (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Hulne Park (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Alnwick Garden (18.6 mi / 30 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Northumberland

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 20 mi (32.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Carlisle (CAX), which is 35.9 mi (57.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Morpeth Station, Acklington Station and Pegswood Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Northumberland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,790 holiday rentals around Northumberland. From 1,038 Cottages to 1,038 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Northumberland is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Northumberland?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Northumberland. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Otterburn: 171 holiday rentals
  • Newcastle upon Tyne: 897 holiday rentals
  • Amble: 459 holiday rentals
  • Chatton: 957 holiday rentals
  • Bowsden: 347 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Northumberland! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Northumberland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Northumberland with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Otterburn: 171 holiday homes
  • Newcastle upon Tyne: 897 holiday homes
  • Amble: 459 holiday homes
  • Chatton: 957 holiday homes
  • Bowsden: 347 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Northumberland?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Northumberland are:

  • Newcastle Airport (NCL): 720 holiday houses
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME): 704 holiday houses
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX): 497 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Northumberland?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Northumberland. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Preston Tower: 1,234 holiday rentals
  • Corbridge Roman Site: 681 holiday rentals
  • Hexham Market Place: 589 holiday rentals
  • Lindisfarne Priory: 1,048 holiday rentals
  • Macdonald Linden Hall Golf Course: 850 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Northumberland listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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