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There is so much to explore in Northumberland, Kipper Cottage is a perfect base for this. 

And after your day out head back to Kipper Cottage, your cosy retreat.  

Druridge Bay

Rugged dunes and beaches stretching as far as the eye can see with views out to Coquet Island.  The area is a haven for birds, walkers and anyone wanting to breathe in the natural beauty of Northumberland in a peaceful setting.

Alnwick Gardens

Founded by The Duchess of Northumberland, The Alnwick Garden is a multi-award winning visitor attraction based in Alnwick, Northumberland.

12 acres of meandering and magnificent Gardens are home to the world’s largest Tai Haku Cherry Orchard, a Grand Cascade comprising 120 water jets and the worlds largest Treehouse Restaurant.

Alnwick Castle

As well as special events and performances, there are many exciting things to do at Alnwick Castle daily. Guided tours explore the history of Alnwick Castle and its use as a filming location. Have a go at archery and test your abilities with a bow, try a dragon quest or learn to fly a broomstick in the spot where Harry Potter first took flight.

Bamburgh Castle

Visit Bamburgh Castle, the King of castles. With incredible history, dramatic views, and a treasure-trove collection of unique pieces which tell the story of Bamburgh’s many reincarnations over the centuries.

Hadrian’s wall

World Heritage Site: Built to guard the wild northern frontier of the Roman Empire in AD122, Hadrian’s Wall was more than just a barricade; a vibrant and multi-cultural occupied military zone of mile-castles, barracks, ramparts, forts and settlements; sprawling almost 80 miles in length from the North Sea to the Irish Sea. 


The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England, accessible at low tide by car.  Lindisfarne Priory was founded by St.Aidan in 635 A.D.

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