Our Top 5 Places to See the Spring Flowers in Northumberland

23 February 2024

Northumberland is a remarkable place to visit all year round; but in the springtime, our stunning county truly comes to life. Daffodils surround some of our finest castles, the Japanese Taihaku Cherry Blossoms bloom at The Alnwick Garden, ospreys nest at Kielder Water & Forest Park, and freshly-hatched pufflings pop up on Coquet Island and The Farne Islands. Keep reading to discover our favourite places to soak up the spring flowers in Northumberland this year…

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Our Favourite Beach Walks in Northumberland

30 January 2024

Boasting miles upon miles of rolling countryside, fascinating history and heritage, and a vast array of wonderful walking routes, Northumberland is a truly beautiful corner of the world. But did you know that our glorious county is also home to some of the UK’s finest beaches? We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite beach walks; so, whether you’re seeking your next adventure with your four-legged friend, children, or other half, there’s a beach walk to suit everyone here in Northumberland!

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Our 5 Favourite Winter Walks in Northumberland

05 January 2024

Northumberland is a glorious haven of incredible landscapes, perfect for exploring by foot at any time of year. During the winter months, the scenery becomes serene and frost-glazed, creating a magnificent feast for the eyes and peaceful pathways where you can clear your mind and soak up the beauty. If you’re planning a winter retreat to Northumberland, we’ve put together some of our favourite nearby walks to help you decide on your next adventure. Keep reading to find out more…

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Festive Family Events in Northumberland this Christmas

29 November 2023

There truly is no place quite like Northumberland to visit during the festive period. Our picturesque market towns are lit up with fairy lights, you can marvel at our mind-blowing castles decorated to the nines, and wander through illuminated grand gardens on Christmas light trails. There’s so much fun for the whole family to get involved in this Christmas in Northumberland, so keep reading to discover some of our favourite attractions…

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Fantastic Festive Breaks in Our Northumberland Holiday Cottages

31 October 2023

Northumberland is a truly magical place to visit at any time of year, and during the festive season our glorious county comes alive with sparkling lights, Christmas cheer, and endless activities for everyone to get involved in. You can embark on frosty walks in snow-decorated surroundings, experience fantastic food festivals, and explore magical Christmas markets. We’ve put together our top recommendations on the best festive events taking place in Northumberland this Christmas just for you. Keep reading to find out more…

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All About the Village Farm Health Club & Spa

05 October 2023

Did you know that here at Village Farm Cottages, all our guests get unlimited access to the fantastic facilities offered at Village Farm Health Club & Spa? Whichever of our self-catering holiday cottages you choose, our extensive leisure facilities are available for the duration of your stay with us at no extra cost. Open 365 days a year, you’ll be amazed at the range and quality of our all-inclusive facilities and equipment. Keep reading to discover all about our Village Farm Health Club & Spa!

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Group Getaways in Our Luxury Holiday Cottages

06 September 2023

Searching for the perfect place to bring your friends and family together for a luxurious holiday in Northumberland? Here at Village Farm Cottages, our fantastic range of spacious accommodation make the ideal base for group getaways. You can spend quality time in each other’s company; chat, laugh and play board games in the living area, enjoy delicious food in the dining area, and curl up in front of the fire to watch a good film at the end of the night. When you need a bit of down time, you can escape to our gorgeous bedrooms which provide a peaceful oasis for a wonderful night’s sleep. Keep reading to find out more about group getaways with Village Farm Cottages.

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Unmissable Events in Northumberland in 2023

07 June 2023

Northumberland is a buzzing hub of activity all year round. No matter when you visit, there are always breath-taking sights to see and fantastic events to get involved in. We may be just over halfway through 2023, but there is still so much to come in the region this year. Keep reading to find out which events we're most excited about in Northumberland during the next six months!

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Top 5 Things to See & Do in Northumberland

25 May 2023

Jam-packed full of countless picturesque places to visit, unique activities to get involved in, incredible historic sites to discover, and beautiful beaches to walk along, Northumberland is one of the very best parts of the UK for a fun-filled staycation.

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