Welcome Pepperclose Cottage!

Pepperclose Cottage is a beautifully renovated 18th century stone cottage full of character and charm, nestles down a picturesque lane in the delightful coastal village of Bamburgh. A fabulous location next to the village cricket pitch and just two minutes... read more


Olympic Northumberland

THE people of Northumberland turned out in force for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to catch a glimpse of the Olympic Torch. Huge crowds lined the streets of Berwick, Bamburgh and Alnwick to see a piece of history wind its way through their... read more


Fashion From the Past

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


The Romans Return!

  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


Easter fun at Wallington

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


Visit the Alnwick Garden this Spring!

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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


Bumble Cottage at Newton on the Moor, Northumberland

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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


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. 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


Christmas is here!

The Duchess of Northumberland switched on the beautiful Christmas lights in Alnwick on Friday, make sure you go along for a great festive experience.