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Fancy shopping for festive gifts that you won’t find on the high street? Then take a trip to Holy Island on Sunday 12th November for a very special pop-up indoor Christmas market, featuring a festival of Christmas goodies from local producers, crafters and artists. But make sure you find out the times of the tides, […]

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If you love being spooked, why not join the ‘Family Ghost Tour’ at Chillingham Castle on Saturday 28th October? You can walk around the grounds and explore the castle with a guide, who will regale you with chilling tales of ghostly goings-on. Suitable for children aged five and upwards. Do you dare to ride in […]

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Stargazers can observe the famous Orionid Meteor Shower this weekend (21st/22nd October) at Kielder Observatory. Every 76 years, the most famous comet of all, Halley’s Comet, completes one orbit around the sun. On its journey, loose debris on the comet’s surface is dislodged and left behind in its wake. Every year, on 21st October, the […]

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Visit a ‘pop-up planetarium’ in Allendale Village Hall, near Hexham, on Monday 23rd October, for a fabulous journey through the universe. You’ll tour our solar system before heading through the Milky Way to other galaxies. Admission is free and showings (lasting 45 minutes) start at 11am, noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Bring your telescopes, cameras […]

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Close House at Heddon-on-the-wall is the venue for this year’s British Masters Golf Tournament, which takes place from Thursday 28th September to Sunday 1st October. It will be hosted by Lee Westwood, Close House’s attached tour professional, who originally opened the Colt Course in 2011 as the world’s number one golfer. First held in 1946, […]

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It’s Back – Our Luxury Log Cabin Giveaway We have relaunched our competition and this time it’s a Luxury Log Cabin giveaway. Enter to WIN a weekend in one of our stunning Luxury Log Cabins.  It’s for the weekend of 8th December, staying 2 nights for four guests.  It includes your personal hot tub, and […]