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Our top tips for Burns Night

Our top tips for Burns Night

We thought we’d gather our personal top tips and favourite facts to help you host your perfect Burns Supper. Whether you’re having a relaxed night in with haggis and a few friends or heading to a black tie ball, you’re sure to have a wonderful time.

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Make magical memories this half term

Make magical memories this half term

Family holidays are a chance for your tots to delve into a world of fantasy and adventure and with an abundance of unique and exciting activities on offer, Northumberland, the Scottish Borders and East Lothian are perfectly placed to make your family getaway truly magical. With half term just around the corner, we’ve pulled together a few of the most unforgettable family experiences alongside exquisite family friendly properties, which combined are sure to evoke fun-filled memories for years to come.

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We declare 2019 as the Year of the Staycation

We declare 2019 as the Year of the Staycation

The UK offers limitless opportunities to discover and explore gorgeous countryside, expansive beaches, charming towns and pretty villages crammed full of independent shops and hostelries – not to mention the quirky traditions that emanate from every region. Our carefully curated portfolio of holiday homes has something for everyone in terms of style and budget – each brilliantly located and equipped with everything you need for a refreshing break this year.

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January detox or January retox

January detox or January retox

With twinkling decorations, a vibrant social calendar and the endless popping of corks and mince pies during this time of festive indulgence, we look ahead to January where some amongst us will embrace New Year’s resolutions, whilst others may choose to prolong their celebrations into 2019.

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Northumberland wins GOLD at the British Travel Awards!

Northumberland wins GOLD at the British Travel Awards!

We are delighted to share some wonderful travel news - last night Northumberland won GOLD in the ‘Best UK Holiday County/Destination’ category at the prestigious 2018 British Travel Awards. This win feels extra sweet for the county following four consecutive years in second place!

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The starriest night skies in England

The starriest night skies in England

With the clocks rolling back an hour at the end of the month and crisp nights closing in, now is the time to get ready for one of our favourite nocturnal spectacles; the starriest night skies to be seen anywhere in the country, viewed from the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park.

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