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No summer bucket list would be complete without a break from the norm and we have our top 5 quirky Northumberland staycation locations!
 

From the weird to the wonderful Northumberland has it all. Glamp in the countryside or stay in a medieval tower in the middle of a bustling market town, Northumberland is anything but ordinary...

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Wild Northumbrian

Nestled in the Northumbrian countryside Wild Northumbrian offers unique and quirky accommodation.

They have four Mongolian Yurts set in beautiful individual secluded sites, a unique handcrafted Shepherds Hut, a beautifully crafted wood cabin Swallow Hut and our totally unique Tree House Yurt.

Wild Northumbrian can be found at Thorneyburn which is a stones throw away from Greenhaugh, just six miles from the small town of Bellingham in the stunning Northumberland International Dark Skies Park.

Langley Castle

 

Accommodation fit for kings and queens! How would you like to sleep in a castle?

Langley Castle Hotel is a 14th Century fortified castle, nestling in the Northumbrian valley of the South Tyne, and is ideal for romantic breaks, exceptional dining and fairytale weddings.

This four-star hotel has won lots of awards including 'Best Hotel for Romance' being set in its own ten-acre woodland estate, and all rooms have a 4 poster bed and window seats set into 7ft thick walls - some boasting private "features" such as a sauna, spa bath, fireplace- it's easy to see why!

The Guard's Van

 

This former Guards Van has been transformed into a unique and stylish accommodation for two. You are sure to have a memorable stay in this character property that is ideal for short breaks.

The Guards Van has a private grassed area leading to the Pergola and Hot Tub which is a perfect place to relax after a day out exploring Northumberland.

On your first morning, a Breakfast Hamper will be delivered to your door with locally sourced produce, the perfect way to start your day!

Pottergate Tower

 

Located in the centre of a bustling market town but the charm of this historic tower transports you to another world.

With stunning views from every elevation at a high level; overlooking fabulous Alnwick Castle and the beautiful townscape of historic Alnwick, with the countryside beyond, this magical medieval tower provides the perfect luxury escape.

Pottergate Tower is steeped with history, with stunning architecture and design – every aspect of the tower is interesting and unique.

Hesleyside Huts

 

Luxury camping within the breathtaking grounds of historic Hesleyside and in the heart of the Northumberland National Park.

 

As seen on "Robson Green's More Tales of Northumberland". Step back in time to a simpler way of life. Their traditional shepherd’s huts provide a quiet and cosy retreat from the rush and tumble of the modern world.

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