Destination guide

The historic area of Northumberland awaits your stay

Enjoy the history and other features of Northumberland. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, bars and local tours. For a bit of culture, visit Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Alnwick Castle or Housesteads Roman Fort. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Northumberland

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Northumberland has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (29.2 mi / 47 km)
  • Bellingham Heritage Centre (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Eshott Heugh Animal Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Falconry Days (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Whitehouse Farm Centre (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Northumberland

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Northumberland. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Northumberland National Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Bolam Lake Country Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Kielder Water (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Hulne Park (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Alnwick Garden (18.6 mi / 30 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Northumberland

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 20 mi (32.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Carlisle (CAX), which is 35.9 mi (57.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Morpeth Station, Acklington Station and Pegswood Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Northumberland?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,676 vacation rentals near Northumberland. From 1,049 Cottages to 1,049 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Northumberland for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Northumberland?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Northumberland. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Newcastle upon Tyne: 874 vacation rentals
  • Alnwick: 794 vacation rentals
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed: 895 vacation rentals
  • Morpeth: 1,124 vacation rentals
  • Seahouses: 659 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Northumberland! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Northumberland?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Northumberland:

  • Newcastle upon Tyne: 874 rentals
  • Alnwick: 794 rentals
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed: 895 rentals
  • Morpeth: 1,124 rentals
  • Seahouses: 659 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Northumberland?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Northumberland are:

  • Newcastle Airport (NCL): 698 vacation rentals
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX): 511 vacation rentals
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME): 708 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Northumberland?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Northumberland. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lindisfarne Castle: 1,054 rentals
  • Macdonald Linden Hall Golf Course: 861 rentals
  • Berwick-Upon-Tweed Station: 605 rentals
  • Lions House: 743 rentals
  • Lady Waterford Hall: 1,033 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Northumberland listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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