Tynemouth Castle and Priory

Our last full day in Northumberland and a trip to the coast was the plan with destination Tynemouth. Just a short hop from Newcastle this was the perfect spot to appreciate the ruggedly beautiful coastline. The castle and priory perched on a rocky headland overlooking the North Sea dominates the town and that’s where we spent our morning.…

Northumberland Best Bits

We ventured to the remote and breath-takingly beautiful county of Northumberland for a 5 day break over the Easter holidays. Having never explored this part of the north-east of England before, excitement levels were high. We were not disappointed. What a gorgeous place, definitely deserving its reputation as one of England’s most beautiful regions. We…