5 Dog friendly spots to eat in Northumberland

Mother and Son walking a dog in a field

As more of us are holidaying with our beloved pooches in the UK, it’s important that not only does your accommodation cater for your four-legged friend, but also any activities you have planned. Of course, if you are venturing on... read more

Our Top Wedding Venues in Northumberland

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Welcome to our guide on the finest wedding venues in Northumberland. Northumberland, steeped in natural beauty and historical charm, offers an array of enchanting locations for couples seeking a fairy-tale wedding. In this blog, we’ll take you on a tour... read more

Northumberland’s Finest Afternoon Tea Spots

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Embrace the tradition of afternoon tea amidst the charming settings of Northumberland and the North East. From elegant tearooms to historic estates, these establishments offer delectable treats and a delightful ambiance for a leisurely afternoon. The Quintessential Tea Experience The... read more

A Magical Christmas in Northumberland: A Staycation Guide

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As the festive season approaches, there’s no better place to experience the true magic of Winter than Northumberland. This enchanting county in the northeast of England offers a winter wonderland filled with charming traditions, stunning landscapes, and a warm, welcoming... read more

The 5 Best Castles in Northumberland

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Northumberland, located in the beautiful North East of England, boasts a rich and captivating history, often told through its magnificent castles. With a landscape adorned by rugged coastlines and rolling countryside, this region is home to some of the most... read more

Cottages near Alnwick Gardens

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Are you looking for a cottage near The Alnwick Garden? Sand & Castle offer self catering holiday cottages near Alnwick in Northumberland. Coast Cottage is a luxury self catering cottage located 4 miles from Alnwick Castle and gardens. If you are... read more

Perfect self-catering for Alnwick Castle Weddings!

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Northumberland is a beautiful county for any occasion and getting married is no exception. We have had several wedding parties stay in Sand and Castle cottages with Alnwick Castle proving to be a very popular venue, and also the pretty... read more