Holiday Accommodation and Travel in Northumberland.
It is not the purpose of this site to be a travel guide, but we do get requests for information about holiday accommodation and travel in Northumberland.
Each of the main tourist towns, Alnwick, Berwick, Hexham and Morpeth are well served by good hotels as are most of the smaller towns / villages.
Bed and Breakfast
You will find B+B accommodation almost everywhere from towns and villages to rural farmhouses.
A wide variety of cottages and houses are available for hire throughout the County.
There are a good number of static and touring parks in Northumberland. Some perched on cliff tops or dunes overlooking the sea, others nestled in quiet river valleys and in some quite remote locations.
Camp sites are also located at many superb and quiet locations.
Northumberland is served by two main lines. The main East Coast Line serves the north and east of the county whilst the Newcastle to Carlisle Line, which runs along the Tyne Valley, serves the south and west.
The main tourist towns of Berwick, Hexham and Morpeth have stations with regular trains whilst Alnwick is served by nearby Alnmouth. Other stations have less regular services.
Regular bus services run on routes throughout the county and the main towns are all well served. Good planning is essential if you intend using rural routes.
If you want to see the most of Northumberland a car or motorcycle is needed to get off the beaten track. The road network in Northumberland is extensive and in many places lightly used.
Major routes from South to North are:
The terrain in Northumberland very varied, in the south and east of the county you may encounter reasonably easy terrain but in the north and west many roads will have long and steep hills. There is a coastal cycle route which is way-marked.
If you are intending a cycle tour in Northumberland you would be well advised to plan routes very carefully.
Druridge Bay, Northumberland Coast.
Holy Island, Northumberland.