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  1. Eleanor

    North East Northumberland in the Snow in January

    By Eleanor from UK, Winter 2013 Eleanor And Michael won three nights dinner bed and breakfast in Northumberland. This is the review of what they did. This trip report was originally published on SlowTrav. Introduction I spent six years in the northeast in the 1960s and fell in love with the...
  2. Eleanor

    North East "Speak of the North..." Northumberland and the Borders

    By Eleanor from UK, Summer 2013 Trip report of five days in June spent exploring Northumberland and the Scottish Borders from a base at Berwick upon Tweed. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. An Overview There is something about the North. As soon as we hit the A1 and start...
  3. Pauline

    North East The College Valley in Northumberland

    A Visit to a Forgotten Wilderness in the Cheviot Hills Right up in the north east corner of England, in the Cheviot Hills near the border with Scotland, is a hidden valley with over 12,000 acres of wilderness. You won’t find any signposts pointing the way and there is only one narrow road to...
  4. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    Youth hostel.
  5. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    WW2 crash site.
  6. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    View of Red Cribs.
  7. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    Hethpool Mill.
  8. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    Hethpool Lake.
  9. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    Road to Hethpool House.
  10. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    Cannon at Hethpool House.
  11. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    Heather burning.
  12. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    Dunsdale House in winter.
  13. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    Sheep coming down in winter.
  14. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    Dunsdale House.
  15. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    View from Coldburn.
  16. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    Coldburn House.
  17. The College Valley in Northumberland

    The College Valley in Northumberland

    Braydon Crags.
  18. Eleanor

    North East Northumberland, God's Own Country - Part 4 (Castles and Stately Homes)

    Again, you are spoilt for choice and this is a very brief section covering some of my favourites. The north east was the centre of early Christianity and Lindisfarne Priory was founded in the C7th by St Aidan and St Cuthbert was Prior here. The beautifully illustrated Lindisfarne Gospels were...
  19. Eleanor

    North East Northumberland, God's Own Country - Part 3 (North Tyne Valley)

    The North Tyne is off the main tourist beat and gets few foreign visitors. Many British tourists only manage a day visit. This is a shame as the area warrants a longer stop. There are lots of ideas in this guide to the area There is information about walking trails here. Kielder is also the...
  20. Eleanor

    North East Northumberland, God's Own Country - Part 2 (Hadrian's Wall)

    To many people, Hadrian's Wall IS Northumberland and the main reason most people visit. Hadrian’s Wall is a world heritage site and snakes across some of the most dramatic scenery in England. This map shows the major sites along the wall. There is a footpath along the length of the wall...
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