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Welcoming Winter Breaks in Northumberland
14th October 2021
There's snow place like Northumberland in the wintertime! Twinkling fairy lights line the cobbled streets and the hills are dusted with a sprinkling of frost. Our vibrant, ever-changing landscape has something for everyone in the colder months - from crisp coastal walks to Christmas markets, and so much more.
Layer up, grab your woolly hat and head out for a crisp winter walk along the Northumberland Coast. Admire stunning sea views on a blustering beach walk, or journey to the countryside and discover snow-dipped hills, frost-laden trees and sparkling icy lakes.
So, why not book a stay in Northumberland this winter? A wonderful weekend escape in Northumberland could be the perfect remedy to combat those winter blues...
Walking in a Winter Northumber-land
There's no denying that winter is a truly beautiful season here in Northumberland. And one of the best ways to enjoy our county during the colder seasons is with a crisp winter walk. These wonderful walking trails all appear even more spectacular with a light dusting of snow...
Low Newton-by-the-Sea is a stunning secluded beach, proving extremely popular with walkers all year round. The walk from Craster to Low Newton is one of the UK's best coastal walks, boasting idyllic views of the rugged coastline and ancient Dunstanburgh Castle. And what's more, Low Newton beach is often almost empty during the winter season!
Cragside is a true sight to behold in the colder months. Discover Britain's original 'smart home', jam-packed full of cool Victorian gadgets which were engineered by inventor Lord Armstrong and his wife Lady Margaret. Hundreds of winter walking trails can be found around these beautiful grounds and gardens, suitable for all ages and abilities.
Wallington Hall is ideal for a child-friendly winter walk. This 13,000-acre estate contains miles upon miles of diverse walking trials, ensuring for a fun and adventurous day out. The hall is truly magical in the wintertime, adorned with festive decorations. With a historical house, rolling hills, wonderful woodlands and walled gardens, there's something for everyone at Wallington!
Bamburgh Beach is a dog-friendly stretch of sand, backed by sand dunes and the breath taking Bamburgh Castle. Enjoy a long, wind-swept walk along the shoreline and discover the wide variety of flora and fauna that inhabit the Sandy Hills dunes. Discover the Stags Rocks, fascinating rock pools and even a small lighthouse on this beautiful beach.
Eat, Drink & Be Merry
After a long, cold winter's walk, there's nothing better than sipping on a gourmet hot chocolate and tucking into some hearty grub in a cosy country pub. So, kick off your walking boots and warm your toes by one of these open fires...
The Jolly Fisherman in Craster combines stunning views with home-cooked food and real ales. Featuring spotlight stone flagged floors and beamed ceilings, this historic pub offers delicious dishes from fresh fish to seared steaks.
The Red Lion in Alnmouth is a traditional 18th Century coaching inn, serving great food and some of the finest local beers. Receive a warm Northumbrian welcome in a cosy and relaxed atmosphere - and what's more, they're totally dog-friendly!
Dyke Neuk Inn in Morpeth is a stone-built country pub, offering spectacular views of Northumberland and beyond. Visitors can enjoy home-cooked traditional pub favourites and local ales, whilst warming up by the log fire.
The Northumberland Arms in Felton is a sophisticated pub in the heart of Northumberland, serving only the finest gourmet food. Combining contemporary décor with a light and airy interior, you can truly relax in this home away from home.
The Percy Arms in Chatton is a picturesque pub with a dog-friendly bar area. Refuel with a pint and some delicious pub grub, whilst relaxing into the stunning Chesterfield sofas. They also serve more sophisticated dishes in their restaurant area.
Here at Village Farm Cottages, we believe that wellness matters. That's why all our guests are given access to our extensive leisure facilities for the duration of their stay at NO extra charge! Our facilities are open 365 days per year, including over the Christmas period. We guarantee you will be truly amazed at the range and quality of our all-inclusive leisure facilities!
If fitness is your thing, our fully equipped gym boasts state-of-the-art cardiovascular and resistance machines. There is also a luxurious relaxation upstairs, complete with comfy sofas and complimentary tea and coffee. Or you can slip into our magnificent, heated swimming pool, measuring an impressive 28 x 16 feet. We provide changing rooms, showers, hair dryers and vanity areas, allowing you to freshen up after your winter workout. Our spa area features a stunning spa bath, steam room and sauna; as well as a large relaxation area with heated loungers and luxurious furnishings.
If you're looking to keep the kids entertained on those wet, windy days, escape to our large heated purpose-built games room for some family fun. Challenge your friends or family to a game of table tennis, pool, table football or air hockey. We even have an all-weather tennis court for guests to enjoy! Just bring your own rackets and balls...
Our Cosy Cottages
Village Farm Holiday Cottages is ideal for a spectacular short break this wintertime. At the end of a long day exploring the sights and sounds of Northumberland, retreat to your very own cottage for some much-needed rest and relaxation.
All our cottages feature large sitting rooms with spotlight wood-burning stoves and smart TVs. Snuggle up in front of the fire, whilst enjoying your favourite film or TV series. The possibilities are truly endless! The Farmhouse, Viewfield, and Murrayfield also boast luxury hot tubs in private garden areas - ideal for a spot of pampering.
We have plenty of availability for short winter breaks across all our cottages. Book a mid-week stay and benefit from 4 nights for the price of 3! Click here to view our current availability and book your winter break today.