Northumberland - There are more castles here than anywhere else in England. Some are still lived in, such as Alnwick, familiar as Harry Potter's Hogwarts School, while others are romantic ruins. Much of the 1900-year-old Hadrian's Wall still stands, and its route is now a World Heritage Site and National Trail. Walkers and picnickers can enjoy Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the North Pennines and Northumberland Coast, and the rolling Cheviot Hills in the Northumberland National Park. As the county of Northumberland borders Scotland, a trip to Scotland is only an hour by car.
Warkworth - The picturesque village of Warkworth is dominated by its castle, crowning a hilltop rising steeply above the River Coquet.
The village has a selection of pubs, eateries, craft shops and galleries. Warkworth also boasts a beautiful beach, links golf course and wonderful river side walks.
Amble - Located only one mile from North Togston is the fishing town of Amble. One of Northumberlands larger fishing communities. The town has a newly built swimming pool, a good range of shops and supermarkets, take away food outlets, banks and post office. Enjoy excellent Fish and Chips over looking Amble Harbour.
Northumbrian Coastline - Northumberland is home to some of the Uk's most beautiful and unspoilt beaches from Druridge Bay north to Bamburgh beach with its imposing castle. Warkworth, Alnmouth, Druridge Bay and Hauxley beaches are all within cycling distance or 10 minute drive. There coastline has an abundance of villages on the coastine including Craster, famous for its Kippers and Seahouses.
Alnwick - Also known as ' The Windsor of the North' Alnwick Castle dates back to 1096 and is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland. A visit to Alnwick Garden and Treehouse is a must and Barter Books is a book lovers paradise. The market town has a good range of leisure facilities and local services.
For the kids - Children will have a fantastic holiday in Northumberland there are plenty things to do from day out to Alnwick Castle, Gardens and Treehouse to trip to Morwick Ice Cream Parlour.
As well has having a mix of country and coastline to explore there is a good selection or indoor activites locally including the swimming pool and Castle Mania indoor play area in nearby Amble.
Fabulous places to see when visiting Northumberland
Warkworth Castle (1.5 miles)
Amble Harbour (1 mile)
Alnwick Castle (9 miles)
The Alnwick Garden and Treehouse (9 miles)
Druridge Bay Beach (2 miles)
Warkworth Beach (2 miles)
Morwick Ice Cream Parlour (2 miles)
White House Farm Centre (12 miles)
Seahouses (14 miles)
Bamburgh (16 miles)
Craster (12 miles)
Howick Hall Gardens (10 miles)
Togston Hall Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast, North Togston, Nr Amble, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 0HR
Telephone: 01665 712699 or 07894035738, Email: [email protected]
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