In this section, you will find useful information to assist you in planning your self-catering cottage holiday in Northumberland.
Alnwick Castle, Northumberland
We offer a choice of luxury self-catering holiday cottages in Northumberland. Sleeping up to eight, Leaholme Cottage is a detached villa in the pretty seaside village of
High Newton-by-the-Sea. Barbican View, Castle Retreat and Lionsgate View,
each sleeping two, are holiday cottage apartments situated in an enviable location in the historic heart of Alnwick, directly opposite the barbican of Alnwick Castle, and just a short stroll from the town centre shops, restaurants and cafes.
Leaholme Cottages, Northumberland : Holiday Information
Gardens of Northumberland
There are many wonderful gardens to visit in Northumberland. Here are some suggestions:
The Alnwick Garden
This fabulous contemporary garden was created by the Duchess of Northumberland. Its many attractions include a grand cascade, walled garden, poison garden and the Treehouse Restaurant.
Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
This listed heritage garden has been lovingly restored and packed with an impressive array of shrubs and flowers that change with the seasons. The high point of any visit to Belsay is the unique Quarry Garden, a fantasy of ravines, pinnacles and exotic plants.
Cragside House and Gardens, Rothbury
Cragside House is the country home of Lord Armstrong, now in the ownership of The National Trust. The extensive estate includes woodland, rock and formal gardens.
Hetterton House, Cambo
This is a 16th century farmhouse with a walled garden. It has topiary, a physic garden and a flower garden.
Howick Hall Gardens
Howick Hall is the ancestral home of Earl Grey. Its extensive grounds offer woodland, formal and bog gardens with a wide variety of plants.
Wallington Hall, Cambo
Wallington Hall is the ancestral home of the Trevelyan family, now in the ownership of The National Trust. The walled garden is magnificent in late summer.