Holidaying on a canal boat is a charming way to spend a few days and this part of the world is home to some of the most picturesque of all the canals which are looked after by the Canal & River Trust.Read more
Post Office House Bed and Breakfast is a charming boutique bed and breakfast in the quiet Northumberland village of Belford. It was a working Post Office until 2014 and served Belford and the surrounding villages. It was also the residence of the local postmaster.Read more
A brisk walk along the beach from Seaton Sluice to Blyth is about 3 1/2 miles. An hours walk each way at a brisk pace. It is a gorgeous golden sandy beach and is becoming increasingly popular as the beaches further own the coast are getting a bit crowded.Read more
High Force is one of the most impressive waterfalls in England. The River Tees has been plunging into this gorge for thousands of years. The rocks beneath are Dolorite, a super hard igneous rock dating back over 300 million years!Read more
The Lambton Estate near Chester le Street, has been closed to the public since the safari park in the grounds shut its doors in 1980. Changes are now afoot and almost 10 miles of new pathways have been opened up as part of a major redevelopment of the estate.Read more
North Shields Fish Quay dates back to the 13th Century. Today it is a lively spot with a working fishing port mixed with a number of chic eateries.Read more
Going back to the Bay – six more fun things to do at the North East coast! What else can you see and where can you eat at the wonderful Whitley Bay.
I love a lighthouse and the North East coast has some beauties.
As picturesque as any you might find in the world, is the gorgeous St. Mary’s Island in Whitley Bay.
Post Corona virus we will all be wondering what to do with our unlocked selves. Our local businesses will have suffered and need our support to kick start us into summer! Don’t forget sometimes the very best places are right on your doorstep!Read more
Lockdown now feels like an interminable long haul flight. You’ve watched all the movies. All snacks have been consumed. You have quaffed as many bottles of wine as you can get away with without looking like a total alcoholic.Read more
Virus art is appearing in cities everywhere. This global pandemic has provoked reactions across the world from every quarter and the art world is reacting too..Read more