Tag Archive: Bamburgh Castle

Wonder wall: Magical castles and Roman treasures in historic Northumberland

Bamburgh Castle

Thank goodness that our usual half-term holiday house was booked. Had it been free, the joys of Northumberland would have passed us by. Instead Alnwick Castle Cottages stepped into the breach, providing as cosy, clean and warm a berth as could possibly be wished for. And, for a family, a base for any number of…

Ghost hunting in Northumberland

North East England’s rich history, ancient buildings and numerous castles all have spooky stories to tell. With Halloween just around the corner there is no better time of year to dabble in a bit of ghost hunting in some of the most beautiful and atmospheric parts of the country. Take a break in North East…