- Durham Cathedral
- Beamish Museum
- Walworth Castle Birds of Prey
- World War One Soldier Statue, Seaham
- Alnwick Castle
- Kielder Water and Forest Park
- Hadrian’s Wall
- Lindisfarne Castle
- Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth
- York Minster
- Whitby Abbey
- National Railway Museum
Relax in Cottages with Hot Tubs in North East England
The number of people holidaying abroad is dropping and with hot tub cottages available to rent in stunning locations like the North East of England it's no wonder the country is experiencing a "staycation" boom.
The vibrant city of Newcastle with its shopping, award winning restaurants and nightlife along with the history and heritage of Durham, glorious Northumberland beaches and the wild beauty of the North Yorkshire Moors are just some of the reasons holidaymakers love the North East.
Another reason is the increase in cottages and lodges with hot tubs, our recommended properties provide top-notch facilities with the added luxury of your own outdoor jacuzzi at an affordable price.
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It's never been easier to discover the hidden gems of the North East of England, whether you are looking for an action-packed family break, a holiday with friends or a romantic break there is a holiday home with hot tub to suit everyone, you can even bring the pooch if you choose a pet-friendly hot tub cottage.
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Places to Visit and Things to Do in the North East of England
We know you will enjoy a holiday in North East England but to help you make the most of all this region has to offer we have compiled a list of things to do and places that we think are well worth a visit:
1. Durham Cathedral
This iconic world heritage site familiar to anyone who travels regularly on the East Coast Mainline is one of the finest Norman cathedrals in Europe and has been a place of worship for almost a thousand years. highlights include the shrine to St Cuthbert, the impressive medieval cloister, Open Treasure, and those with a head for heights can climb the towers for breathtaking views of this historic city.
2. Holy Island (Lindisfarne)
Carrying a wealth of history rarely seen, this little island was at the core of Christianity during Anglo Saxon times as well as the landing point for numerous Viking raids on the country. Reached by a causeway the island is cut off from the UK twice a day during high tide, however this doesn't stop thousands of people each year visiting the famous priory and castle or simply enjoying the majestic scenery and wildlife.
3. Beamish Museum
This open-air museum near Stanley in county Durham is a great day out for all the family, step back in time and learn what life was like over a hundred years ago in the 1900's town, working farm and pit village, staff in costume really bring history to life and you can see traditional shops including a bakery, department store and sweet shop, ride a tram or carriage, experience all the fun of an old-fashioned fair or have a pint of real ale at the "olde worlde" pub. There is so much to do at this world-famous attraction one visit is never enough.
4. The Metro Centre
The ultimate in retail therapy, this enormous shopping centre is the largest in Europe with over 340 shops, 60 restaurants, bars and cafes and leisure facilities for all ages including, a 12-screen cinema, soft play, bowling, dodgems and much more. Fantastic transport links make the Metro Centre easy to get to from anywhere in the North East and after all that shopping what better way to relax, than returning to your cottage with hot tub for a long soak under the stars.
5. Grace Darling Museum
Located in Bamburgh this museum gives an interesting glimpse into the life of the extraordinary young woman Grace Darling, who became famous at the young age of 22 years old for rescuing 9 survivors from the shipwrecked SS Forfarshire in 1838. Grace, with her father rowed from the lighthouse in atrocious conditions and received a gallantry medal for her efforts, unfortunately she passed away 4 years later. The museum is home to the rescue boat, her belongings, clothes and family heirlooms and also hosts events throughout the year.
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6. Alnwick Castle
One of England's most iconic castles and a fabulous family day out. Occupied for over 700 years by the Percy family it is one of the top attractions in the North East. Discover the opulent state rooms, or dress up in medieval finery, experience the magic of Harry Potter with broomstick training on the exact spot Harry had his first flying lesson in the Philosophers Stone. Marvel at the falconry displays, laugh at the medieval jester or have a go at archery. Alnwick Castle should be on every visitor to the North East's must do list.
7. Northumberland Coast
This rugged coastline is one of the most dramatic and beautiful in the UK boasting miles and miles of golden sands, picturesque villages, castles, roman remains and plenty of traditional country pubs. There are numerous walks and cycle routes around the area and for the more adventurous holidaymaker there is the opportunity to partake in various water sports including wind-surfing, diving and kayaking or you may prefer to find a deserted cove for a spot of sun-bathing.
8. Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre
For an educational and fun experience this Bird of Prey centre located in the grounds of Haggerston Castle has something for everyone, feathers, fur, and scales. Watch amazing displays featuring majestic raptors such as owls, Harris hawks and kestrels you can even handle the birds, before meeting and handling the other creatures such as Bob the Tarantula or Gordon the Bearded Dragon. Knowledgeable staff give talks on the animals and make the experience fun for both kids and adults.
9. National Museum of the Royal Navy
Why not visit the North East's premier maritime attraction? The NMRN can be found at Hartlepool marina and this splendid re-creation of an 18th century harbour complete with staff in period costume lets you experience life as a seaman during the battle of Trafalgar, experience how it was aboard a naval frigate and view HMS Trincomalee, Britain's oldest warship, before picking up a memento in the well-stocked gift shop.
10. Wallington Hall
This elegant 17th century country retreat is one of Northumberland's hidden gems, magnificent interiors with rococo plastering and fine furnishings, the central hall with its Pre-Raphaelite paintings and spectacular gardens designed in the style of Capability Brown are just some of the reasons this National Trust property is well worth a visit.
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