Northumberland: History, castles, beautiful Northern coasts … and hot tubs!
Northumberland is a well-known tourist destination offering it’s visitors so much to explore from beautiful beaches and historical castles to beautiful gardens and countryside.
If you’re looking for a holiday where your days are filled with adventure, then Northumberland is the perfect destination. This area is home to stunning scenery and is popular with families and couples alike for short breaks.
Top family days out for your Northumberland holiday
The world-famous Hadrian’s Wall is a must-see when in Northumberland – this ancient stretch of wall, build by Roman Emporer Hadrian was built to keep out the barbarians. Today it’s still an impressive structure that spans the width of the country.
If you are a lover of gardens and grand homes then Alnwick Garden is one of the finest contemporary gardens in the UK. It’s a great stop for a family day out and they have lots of interesting events on throughout the year. Like the awesome Titan robot.
Other equally stunning gardens can be found at Howick Gardens. And if you’ve never been to Craigside Estate, you’re in for a real treat. Plan to spend a day here – there’s lots to do here for all ages and plenty to learn too. The huge mansion is well worth a visit too.
Where to stay on your Northumberland hot tub break
Landal Kielder Waterside is a beautiful Water and Forest park that offers a variety of cabins set within a glorious parkland. You choose; to run, cycle or walk around the shoreline of the largest man-made lake in Europe. There is a wide array of activities like bike trails, onsite pub offering delicious local dishes, spa and sauna, archery and fishing to name a few.
After a day spent exploring the woods and the wildlife it has to offer, a private hot tub to relax in at the end of the day is just what you need!
Blossom Plantation Pods is another beautiful country park nestled in the heart of Northumberland coastal countryside with views across a lake. This is the perfect base if you are looking for a relaxing holiday spent enjoying the peace and tranquility of this region. The lodges are warm and comfortable making it easier to escape the stress of everyday life in a private hot tub or a cosy night spent in the comfort of a king-sized bed. The lodges are ideal for a couple’s retreat.
The Alnwick Garden and Castle, Lindisfarne Castle, Dustanburgh Castle are all located close to the park, making for a fun day out exploring the region.
Luxury Lodges with Hot Tubs in Northumberland
Border Forest Lodges is another wonderful choice located on the edge of the gorgeous Kielder Forest. The lodges are idea for people enjoying outdoor pursuits. The Northumberland National Park is located close to the park and can be used for walking, cycling or fishing. The park also attracts a lot of nature lovers. The lodges sleep 2-6 with private hot tubs.
Venture Out From Your Lodge & Explore Northumberland
The famous wall spans 73 miles – from coast to coast. If you love diving into history of a region, then Northumberland has some incredible places to visit along Hadrian’s wall. It cuts through some stunning scenery too – so get plenty of pics when you leave your hot tub lodge.
From Dark Skies, to Art & Architecture, Kielder is a great destination on your hot tub break. The Visit Keilder website is a great place to start. You can also download a free guide to Kilder Park here.
This stunning coastal town, in the heart of Northumberland showcases the best of the region, with famous castles, breath-taking coastlines and walking trails. It’s a beautiful place to visit, any time of year. The official Bamburgh website has all the information you need, along with event schedules.
There are various local distilleries and breweries for tasting various spirits and the local pubs also make for a fun night out. Towns such as Alnwick, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Morpeth and Hexham offer a fantastic shopping experience with craft shops, art galleries, old-fashioned department stores and well-established High Street names all nestling next to each other.
Northumberland is also famous for its farmers markets bustling with fresh produce.
There is something to do for everyone in Northumberland, making it a popular choice for holidays all year round.