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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Alnwick, Northumberland your home away from home

The picturesque town of Alnwick in Northumberland is just a short distance inland from Alnmouth and the dramatic North Sea coast. The town is dominated by its medieval castle and Bailiffgate Museum. It is also known for its excellent second hand bookshop – Barter Books. A holiday home at Alnwick makes a great central base for exploring the coastal area, Hadrian’s Wall and small communities, each with their own individual shops selling excellent local produce. The Northumberland National Park and the North Pennines Geopark are both close by.

Things to Do in Alnwick, Northumberland Outdoor Activities

The beautiful countryside around your holiday home in Alnwick is ideal for hiking, cycling, nature-spotting and hill walking. Those who enjoy outdoor pursuits will enjoy walks along the coast or exploring the Northumberland National Park nearby.

Shopping

The small shops which line Hexham’s narrow cobbled streets are the perfect place to pass some time. Local food shops, bookshops, art and gift shops offer a high standard of goods and the Farmer’s Market was named the best in the UK by the National Farmers Union. Other charming towns in the area also have their own independent shops selling local handicrafts.

Places to Visit Near Alnwick, Northumberland Berwick-upon-Tweed

This delightful historic town is England’s most impressive walled town with amazing architecture and a historic past. The walls were built in 1558 to keep out the Scottish invaders and were one of the most expensive building projects of that era. Berwick-upon-Tweed was a favourite place for painter L.S.Lowry and there is a special Lowry Trail around the town.

Alnwick Castle and Gardens

This popular attraction offers plenty to see and do and has many children’s hands-on activities. There are regular talks and workshops held here and a large café and gift shop to complete your visit.

Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrian’s Wall is one of England’s most well known attractions. Follow in the footsteps of Roman soldiers who once patrolled this border area. The wall stretches from Newcastle westwards for 73 miles, although many places are just ruins. The section from Cawfields to Walltown Quarry still remains largely intact.

Weather in Alnwick, Northumberland

The Northumberland coast has cold winters with highs reaching just 42°F and some frost and snow. Summers are warm but cloudy, with temperatures averaging 66°F in August. Spring through autumn is a great time to enjoy an Alnwick vacation home when the weather is ideal for walking and outdoor activities.

Travel to Alnwick, Northumberland

The nearest major airport to the Northumberland is Newcastle Airport, which has daily services from many UK and European airports.

Northumberland has easy access from Scotland and the south via the A1 London to Edinburgh route which runs the length of the country. The A69 and A66 connect to the M6 and the A19 provides an alternative route from the south. The area is also easily reached by train as it is just 3 hours from London King’s Cross on the East Coast line.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A lovely house in a lovely location

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The house had plenty of space and a nice cosy sitting room, perfect for winter nights in front of the log burner. Everything we needed was provided and we were impressed with the smart tv so we could watch Netflix! Close to all of the amenities in Seahouses and less than a ten minute walk to the harbour or the lovely stretch of beach that runs along to Bamburgh.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 01-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Lovely cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a fantastic few nights here. Excellent central Alnmouth location. Perfect base for exploring Northumberland and a lovely place to spend winter's evenings.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 18-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Highgarth

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed at highgarth for a week in November the cottage had everything. We needed for the Dogs and for us close to the shops and restaurants and the Harbour the beaches were great Thanks.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016