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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Northumberland?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,651 house rentals around Northumberland. From 1,054 Cottages to 1,054 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Northumberland is 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:

  • Northumberland Coast: 779 vacation rentals
  • Newcastle upon Tyne: 854 vacation rentals
  • Seahouses: 736 vacation rentals
  • Bamburgh: 751 vacation rentals
  • Belford: 879 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 travelling 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: 854 rentals
  • Seahouses: 736 rentals
  • Bamburgh: 751 rentals
  • Belford: 879 rentals
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed: 900 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 travelling 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 lodging choices in Northumberland are:

  • Newcastle Airport (NCL): 729 home rentals
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX): 471 home rentals
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME): 712 home 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 holiday in Northumberland?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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:

  • Aydon Castle: 651 vacation homes
  • Warkworth Castle: 1,247 vacation homes
  • Wylam Station: 739 vacation homes
  • Chain Bridge Honey Farm: 600 vacation homes
  • Thirlwall Castle: 411 vacation homes

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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