The magnificent coastline, which is only eight miles away, offers
wide sweeps of clean golden beaches with rolling expansive dunes,
and it is a designated area of outstanding beauty. A perfect place
for a lazy picnic day!
Island Boat Trips
by a local boatman, Billy Shiels, are available providing exciting
trips to the Grey Seal colonies, bird watching trips and to Holy
Island with strong Christian
Heritage on which stands Lindisfarne
Castle/Priory, home of St. Cuthbert in whose honour the Lindisfarne
Gospels were written.
This now peaceful quiet county was once the disputed land of the
Reivers and has many spectacular castles, such as Bamburgh
Castle and Chillingham
The Cheviot Hills and The Northumberland National Park are a walkers
paradise with a large expanse of routes
to explore, through the unspoilt and dramatic countryside.
Only 8 miles away, has changed hands 14 times, as England & Scotland
fought a war over its possession for over 3 centuries. The fine
town has much to offer with the Elizabeth Ramparts that surround
it and is a delight to walk around. There are 3 stunning bridges,
museums and a leisure centre provides fun for everyone!
Only 6 miles away; an attractive stone built town lying at the foot
of the Cheviots. There are attractive country stores, pubs and a
warm welcome to be found.
Centre, only 4 miles away provides excellent lessons and horse
riding opportunities, in the countryside and on the beaches of Holy
Island, for all the family.
Close by there is the Hirsel
Golf Club at Coldstream just 6 miles away, and Goswick is situated
at nearby Berwick.