Northumberland including Northumberland National Park is situated to the north west of our guest house in South Shields and is known to be the most sparsely populated county in England with just 62 people per square kilometre. It is also noted as having more castles than any other county in England including Alnwick, Bamburgh, Dunstanburgh and Warkworth castles.
The county of Northumberland contains the following towns and villages: Alnmouth, Alnwick, Amble, Ashington, Bamburgh, Beadnell, Berwick, Corbridge, Cramlington, Craster, Hexham, Holy Island aka Lindisfarne, Morpeth, Rothbury, Seahouses, Wooler and Warkworth. Their proximity in relation to our guest house in South Shields can be seen in the map below.
You can watch a couple of the official Visit Northumberland tourism videos here...
And another video containing still photographs of Northumberland...
Both the 2013 Northumberland coast visitor guide and the Northumberland festival and events guide for 2013 can be viewed and downloaded here to give you some ideas of places to visit in the county.
If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation for your visit to Northumberland our guest house room prices and availability are here: book online.
Great North Run Road Closures
If you are driving around the North East during the Great North Run weekend then these are the road closure times that may affect you... READ MORE
Very lovely stay overall, nice spacious clean rooms, comfy bed and nice and warm. Staff were more than accommodating and make a beautiful breakfast. Thank you for a brilliant stay 5/5... READ MORE