Relax in Cottages with Hot Tubs in Northumberland
If you are looking for a holiday that offers the best of both worlds, peaceful rural surroundings but with access to vibrant nightlife, beautiful beaches, excellent shopping and an array of sporting activities, booking a hot tub cottage in Northumberland is the answer.
All our recommended hot tub lodges or cottages offer top quality accommodation at an affordable price and there are plenty to choose from in this historic county. With open plan living, fully fitted kitchens and of course the added luxury of your own outdoor whirlpool they are the perfect base to explore the region.
Northumberland has so much to offer that you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to how to spend your days but the only way to spend your evenings is relaxing in your secluded hot tub, drink in hand, taking in the tranquil surroundings and letting the stress melt away.
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Check out the best cottages with hot tubs in the area, be it for a couple, family or group of friends, you are guaranteed to find "the one" and pack your suitcases because a holiday in Northumberland really does restore the soul!
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Places to Visit and Things to Do in Northumberland
There is so much to do and see here, that we thought we would help, by narrowing down some of best attractions and activities in the area, including
1. Alnwick Castle
One of the UK's finest castles and top attractions in the north east Alnwick castle is a fun-packed day out for all the family. History, adventure, magic and dragons await visitors to this 11th century home of the Duke of Northumberland. Discover sumptuous rooms, view one of the country's best private art collections, take a Harry Potter Tour or try the broomstick training, visit the spooky Lost Cellars or dress up and follow the Knight's Quest. All this plus an exhaustive events calendar make Alnwick Castle a must see.
2. Kielder Water and Forest Park
Boasting Northern Europe's biggest man-made lake and the country's largest forest this remote area is renowned for its clear night skies (It even has an observatory) clean water and fresh air. Popular with walkers, cyclists and water sport enthusiasts, activities include canoeing, sailing, water-skiing, kite-boarding to name a few, with a bird of prey centre, fishing, mini-golf, adventure playground, indoor pool and popular restaurant it's easy to see why this attraction has previously been voted the best tourism experience in England.
3. Hadrian's Wall
A World Heritage Site, Hadrian's wall was built during the Roman occupation and the remains of this 2nd century masterpiece stretch across some of the most beautiful and dramatic landscapes in the country. The wall inspired George RR Martin to pen the epic Game of Thrones series. Scattered with the remains of forts and milecastles there are numerous museums and archeological sites along the trail that tell stories of the rise and fall of the Rome and its huge empire.
4. Lindisfarne Castle
Experience the stunning views of this 16th century castle situated atop a volcanic mound on Holy Island. Accessible only at low tide by a causeway linking it to the mainland with elegant Edwardian interiors and fine collection of historic heirlooms the castle is currently undergoing essential restoration work and is expected to be re-opened to the public early 2018.
5. Woodhorn and Northumberland Archive Museum
Discover fabulous events and exhibitions alongside over 800 years of history at this old colliery and museum, learn about the lives of miners and the industry's impact on the North East. A great insight into the social and industrial history of the region and a fascinating day out for all ages.
A day spent in this quaint little fishing harbour is fun for all the family, with plenty to keep everyone occupied. There are 2 sandy beaches to the north and south of the town, the north beach is popular with water sport enthusiasts, why not try a surfing lesson? or a spot of fishing and it is dog friendly, so if you are staying at a pet friendly cottage with hot tub Fido gets to come along too! You can gallop across the beach on horseback or relax and soak up a few rays. Numerous boat trips leave from the harbour, to the nearby Farne Islands, some even offer diving. There are plenty of places to enjoy a pint, buy an ice-cream and some of the best fish and chips in the county.
7. Hexham Abbey
This ancient abbey has been a place of worship for over 1300 years and the beautiful architecture and spectacular interior make it one of the finest churches in the North East. Things to see at Hexham Abbey include; The Anglo-Saxon Crypt, The Frith Stool, The 15th Century Screen and the gorgeous stained glass windows. With an interactive exhibition, gift shop, cafe and visitor centre, Hexham Abbey attracts over 100,000 visitors a year.
Enjoy a day out with a difference and learn all about bees and honey at this small yet popular attraction. View the observation hive behind glass to see a colony of bees at work, can you find the queen? Learn about different bees, swarms and products of the hive. There is also a huge display of vintage vehicles. Afterwards you can enjoy a cuppa in the Cafe, which is a converted double decker bus and peruse the huge array of products made from honey, including skin care products, candles, polish and of course jars of Winnie the Pooh's favorite treat in the gift shop.
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9. Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
For one of the best value for money days out why not visit Belsay Hall and Gardens. One of the top attractions in Northumberland this medieval castle, Jacobean mansion and Grecian inspired hall provides plenty to do and see. Take in the views from the huge 14th century castle tower, immerse yourself in Greek architecture in the Pillar Hall, lose yourself in the magnificent gardens or enjoy a slice of homemade cake in the Victorian tearoom situated in the original kitchen.
10. Seal and Puffin Watching around the Farne Islands
One of the great things about the Northumbrian coastline is the abundance of birds and wildlife and while it is possible to see both grey and common seals dotted around the coast one of the best ways to view them is a boat tour to the Farne Islands. Around 3 miles off the coast of Seahouses, the Farne Islands are home to a colony of grey seals along with being the best-known Sea Bird Sanctuary in Britain boasting 70,000, yes really, 70,000 Puffins. Take binoculars and a camera for some incredible photo opportunities.
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