Holiday Homes in Northumberland coast
Seagull flying at Lindisfarne Castle, Northumberland © Arnhel de Serra
This week’s episode of reports from Northumberland with Robson Green, airing tonight (Monday 11 November) on ITV at 8pm, will explore the remarkable Northumberland shoreline and visit the iconic Holy Island of Lindisfarne.
This tidal area ended up being as soon as perhaps one of the most important centres of Christianity in Anglo-Saxon The united kingdomt, plus these days its medieval priory pulls pilgrims from about the world. Today Lindisfarne could very well be more famous for its sixteenth-century palace, perched large over the surrounding island with spectacular views all over.
Visitors group to Lindisfarne because of its all-natural tourist attractions, too. As well as peaceful countryside and stunning seaside walks, the Holy Island houses gray seals and a variety of bird life, particularly curlews. Really a bird watcher’s utopia.
National Trust getaway Cottages offer the opportunity to encounter this historical area following the crowds have gone back to the mainland, with a choice of two lovely cottages in the island itself.
Stay at the heart associated with the Holy Island community with a holiday at Glen home, a mid-terrace cottage regarding island’s main road, on route to Lindisfarne Castle. This snug cottage may be the ideal place to relax after exploring this tranquil island. And, at only a quick walk from harbour, you’ll be in a position to get up to the mainland, too.
Further along the roadway to your palace is St Oswald’s Cottage, the past dwelling within the town with lovely views across available countryside. Architecture buffs will love this roomy, detached cottage, created by Lutyens when you look at the early-nineteenth century for Edward Hudson, just who had the palace. Using its very own yard, St Oswald’s may be the perfect area to flake out on a sunny afternoon, and take a walk around Lindisfarne Castle, fewer than half a mile away.
We've two various other cottages further south regarding the Northumberland coast, perfect for exploring this spectacular coastline and also the larger country side. Lookout Cottage stands close to Newton Point with stunning views out to water additionally the remote damages of Dunstanburgh Castle. And finally there’s Risemoor, standing only a stone’s throw through the golden sands of Embleton Bay – perfect for household beach vacations.