Visit Belsay Hall to see a stunning display of Tudor costumes at Belsay Castle and Gardens Tudor costume fit for a King and Queen on display. A variety of replica costumes for Tudor noblemen and women. Plus hands on activities... read more
March back in time to the Imperial Age as Comitatus take over Wallington! Watch Roman soldiers put through their paces, complete with Latin drill, missile competitions and combat sparring and marvel at the Cavalry squadron as they display… Location–... read more
For family fun, fantastic events and delicious chocolate eggs this Easter, head to Wallington! Easter eggstravaganza Over the Easter weekend, from Friday 6 to Monday 9 April, The National trust running a special trail with a yummy Cadbury Egghead reward... read more
The Jolly Fisherman in Craster is one of Northumberland’s most iconic pubs. With its spectacular views and stunning coastal walks nearby, the pub is already offering up a feast for the senses. Add to that fresh, locally-sourced food – such... read more
Book one of our luxury holiday cottages and visit the beautiful Alnwick Garden in Northumberland this Spring. Opening for Spring 2012 on Friday 10th February, this is a fantastic garden to visit with children. Spring is the perfect time to... read more
Take a look at our latest addition, Bumble Cottage at Newton on the Moor in Northumberland! It is perfectly positioned for exploring the Northumberland coast and the local pub The Cook and Barker and is absolutely gorgeous inside and out.... read more
Northumberland is a beautiful county for any occasion and getting married is no exception. In 2011 we have had several wedding parties stay in Sand and Castle cottages with Alnwick Castle proving to be a very popular venue, and also... read more
The Duchess of Northumberland switched on the beautiful Christmas lights in Alnwick on Friday, make sure you go along for a great festive experience.
Oops!…didn’t want to do that. Couldn’t believe it, after excitingly rushing to Morwicks Dairy Ice Cream Parlour (just outside of Warkworth) tripped and my two scoops ended up face down…devastated!!!
Booking a stay in one of Sand and Castle’s luxury holiday rentals? A great way to explore the beautiful county of Northumberland is to book a guided walk. Husband and wife team, Patrick and Louise Norris at footsteps offer a... read more