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Holiday lettings in North East England

North East England is filled with distinctive counties that offer a little something different for each traveller. From the picture-perfect Northumberland with castles dotting its coastline to the cosmopolitan blend of high culture and history in Tyne and Wear, North East England holiday lettings put you within reach of all you need for an unforgettable excursion.


Historic sites near North East England holiday homes

North East England has a rich array of historic attractions that showcase its storied past. Holiday lettings can be found near Beamish, the Living Museum of the North, an open-air living museum of historic life with costumed staff, and North Yorkshire Moors Railway, a heritage steam railway that offers scenic rides through a national park. History buffs may enjoy the Housesteads Roman Fort, a museum and auxiliary fort of the Hadrian’s Wall Roman fortress, and the Dunstanburgh Castle, a ruined medieval castle with a twin-towered keep, sweeping sea views and outdoor picnic areas.

Food & drink 

Regional culinary delights in North East England

The industrial past and Viking legacy of North East England are reflected in its traditional regional dishes. Local favourites include chicken parmo, a chicken dish with breadcrumbs and white bechamel sauce, and pease pudding, a pudding of soaked yellow peas with ham or bacon. Panackelty, a casserole dish with corned beef and root vegetables, is also found in many local restaurants. No matter your tastes, you’ll find a range of international fare and traditional regional cuisine in North East England restaurants, pubs and eateries near your holiday home.

Family friendly

Family fun near holiday homes in North East England

Plenty of kid-friendly attractions are available in North East England for all ages. Holiday homes put you in reach of places like the Forbidden Corner, a walled garden with statues, tunnels and hidden buildings, and Cragside, a rural mansion and play area with massive formal gardens. The Captain Cook Memorial Museum, which is a historic and ethnographic exhibition chronicling Cook’s life and his voyages, and the Discovery Museum, a local maritime museum with nautical and science displays, are also great for kids. You could also visit the Life Science Centre, an interactive science village with themed exhibits and a planetarium.

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Romantic holiday lettings in North East England

Majestic castles and rolling countryside set the stage for an idyllic holiday in North East England. Holiday lettings can be found near romantic locations like the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, an international art gallery with works from prominent artists, and High Force Waterfall, a powerful, cascading waterfall in a picturesque forest with footpaths. You may also enjoy the Angel of the North, a massive angel statue with outspread wings by Anthony Gormley, or the Alnwick Garden, a complex of formal gardens with a central fountain and treehouse restaurant.

How many holiday rentals are available around North East England?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,778 holiday lettings around North East England. From 2,429 cabins to 2,429 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in North East England?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in North East England. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Yorkshire: 7,460 holiday homes
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 1,947 holiday homes
  • Whitby: 1,915 holiday homes
  • Scotland: 9,952 holiday homes
  • Ambleside: 1,911 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in North East England! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in North East England?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in North East England with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Whitby: 1,915 holiday lettings
  • Ambleside: 1,911 holiday lettings
  • Windermere: 1,411 holiday lettings
  • Penrith: 2,314 holiday lettings
  • Morpeth: 1,148 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to North East England?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in North East England are:

  • Carlisle Airport (CAX): 421 self catering accommodations
  • Newcastle Airport (NCL): 735 self catering accommodations
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME): 674 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in North East England? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in North East England. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ambleside: 1,911 holiday rentals
  • Kielder Water and Forest Park: 256 holiday rentals
  • Lightwater Valley Theme Park: 827 holiday rentals
  • Wensleydale: 1,015 holiday rentals
  • Beamish Open Air Museum: 700 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North East England listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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