Self-catering holiday accommodation in Northumberland
Situated in the North East of England, the popular county of Northumberland is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is an enchanting corner of the country brimming with history – for example, there are more castles in Northumberland than in any other county in England, including Bamburgh Castle and the world-famous Alnwick Castle.
With beautiful, golden, sandy beaches, rolling hills, craggy moorland, popular market towns and fishing villages such as Seahouses, Beadnell and Bamburgh, visitors wondering what to do in Northumberland will be spoilt for choice. Read about more places to visit in our guide to pretty northumberland villages.
The Northumberland Coast is a sight to behold, with no less than 39 miles of unspoilt coastline to explore and a calendar packed with exhilarating water sports options. To indulge in a spot of surfing, kayaking or powerboating, take a trip to one of the many beautiful Northumberland beaches - where dogs love a good walk and spectacular local seafood is never far away.
Nestled between the formidable castle and the stunning Farne Islands, Bamburgh Beach is an essential part of any holiday in Northumberland. With long stretches of golden sand and the chance to watch local kite surfers in action, this seaside hotspot is the ideal route to take to see the epic fortress of the same name.
Our Northumberland holiday cottages offer everything you need to explore everything this gorgeous region has to offer. From coastal cottages right next to the sea to rural cottages in the heart of the countryside, as well as some great cottages with hot tubs and remote lodges, choose from our fantastic selection of Northumbria cottages and start exploring this fascinating area.