Destination guide

The historic area of Northumberland awaits your stay

Enjoy the history and other features of Northumberland. Travelers 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 vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Northumberland

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation 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 center:

  • 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 traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Northumberland. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
Transport

Transportation to and around Northumberland

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 20 mi (32.1 km) from the city center. 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 traveling by train, Morpeth Station, Acklington Station and Pegswood Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Northumberland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,637 holiday lettings near Northumberland. From 1,033 Cottages to 1,033 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Northumberland is on HomeAway.

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 HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Northumberland Coast: 708 holiday homes
  • Seahouses: 657 holiday homes
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed: 887 holiday homes
  • Newbiggin-by-the-Sea: 266 holiday homes
  • Hexham: 560 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Northumberland! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations 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 lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Seahouses: 657 holiday lettings
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed: 887 holiday lettings
  • Newbiggin-by-the-Sea: 266 holiday lettings
  • Hexham: 560 holiday lettings
  • Morpeth: 1,092 holiday lettings

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 self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Northumberland are:

  • Newcastle Airport (NCL): 671 self catering accommodations
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX): 507 self catering accommodations
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME): 663 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Northumberland?

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

  • Northumberland National Park: 887 holiday rentals
  • Beadnell Bay: 1,154 holiday rentals
  • Bamburgh Beach: 1,082 holiday rentals
  • Ross Back Sands Beach: 1,108 holiday rentals
  • Alnwick Alnmouth Station: 1,264 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Northumberland listed on HomeAway 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 accommodations.

Explore destinations around Northumberland

Seahouses
657 holiday rentals
Berwick-upon-Tweed
887 holiday rentals
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
266 holiday rentals
Hexham
560 holiday rentals
Morpeth
1,092 holiday rentals
Newcastle upon Tyne
864 holiday rentals
Wooler
473 holiday rentals
Alwinton
251 holiday rentals
Kielder
77 holiday rentals
Falstone
133 holiday rentals
Allendale Town
291 holiday rentals
Belford
802 holiday rentals
Haltwhistle
266 holiday rentals
Chathill
899 holiday rentals
Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh
308 holiday rentals
Chatton
855 holiday rentals
Hepple
239 holiday rentals
Otterburn
175 holiday rentals
Bellingham
136 holiday rentals
Ingram
377 holiday rentals