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Centrally located for all Northumberland has to offer

Welcome to a world of endless possibilities and memorable experiences in the area surrounding Glebe Holidays Northumberland. From captivating historical sites to breathtaking natural wonders, there is something for everyone to enjoy during your stay.

History enthusiasts will delight in exploring the region's rich heritage. Immerse yourself in the stories of ancient castles and ruins that dot the landscape. Visit Hadrian's Wall to step back in time and witness the architectural marvels and cultural significance of this storied land. For a deeper understanding of the region's past, museums and heritage centers offer fascinating exhibits that bring history to life.

Nature lovers will find solace in the diverse landscapes that Northumberland has to offer. Lace up your hiking boots and embark on scenic trails that wind through majestic forests, picturesque valleys and along dramatic coastlines. Capture breathtaking vistas from high vantage points or wander along peaceful riverbanks. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the Holy Island of Lindisfarne with its stunning beauty and locally renowned causeway.

For those seeking relaxation and tranquility, Northumberland's pristine beaches provide the perfect setting. Sink your toes into soft sands and bask in the coastal splendor. Take leisurely walks along the shore, breathe in the fresh sea air and watch the waves dance under the golden sun.

Thrill-seekers and outdoor enthusiasts will find a multitude of activities to satisfy their adventurous spirit. Experience exhilarating water sports, such as surfing, kayaking or paddleboarding along the rugged coastline. Set out on exciting cycling trails that lead through picturesque countryside or indulge in adrenaline-pumping activities such as zip-lining or rock climbing.

Food lovers will also be delighted by the culinary offerings in the region. Sample local delicacies at charming cafes and restaurants, savoring the flavors of fresh seafood and locally sourced ingredients. Don't forget to visit the vibrant farmers' markets to discover the region's bountiful produce and artisanal products.

At Glebe Holidays Northumberland, we are dedicated to helping you make the most of your stay. We can provide personal recommendations,  based on our knowledge as a result of family links to the area spanning sixty years. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation or a deeper connection with the local culture, the area surrounding our accommodations promises an abundance of activities and attractions to explore.

Plan your stay with us and unlock the endless possibilities that await in the remarkable Northumberland region.

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Northumberland's Border Reiver past has resulted in no fewer than seventy castles, more than any other county in England. From the well known Alnwick Castle, of Harry potter and Downton Abbey fame, to the stunning Dunstanburgh Castle with its dramatic coastal setting and Chillingham Castle, Britain's most haunted and famed for its wild cattle. There are castles of all shapes and sizes and you are never far away from one, least of all our very own Edlingham Castle!



The Northumberland coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, has a myriad of soft sandy beaches and swathes of dunes where you will often find yourself the only visitor. There are a plethora of choices from Druridge Bay teaming with bird life along its seven miles of endless sand and multiple coves to Bamburgh with its mighty castle forming a truly epic backdrop. Explore hidden bays and rocky outcrops, where only your own footsteps litter the pristine shores.



Being on the doorstep of the Northumberland National Park makes our location a dream for walking enthusiasts with countless forest trails and challenging treks through the surrounding hills with breathtaking vistas in every direction. Nearby Thrunton Woods offers glimpses through the trees to the extensive moorland beyond or the rocky outcrops of Simonside Ridge offer a stunning backdrop to the natural beauty that unfolds below. Not far away is the Ingram Valley, formed from volcanic activity 480 million years ago, with its meandering river snaking through the valley and stunning views of the Cheviot Hills. For hardy walkers then ascending Cheviot itself to reach the highest point of Northumberland is sure to be rewarded with the most magnificent views.

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Houses and Gardens

A few miles from Glebe holidays Northumberland can be found Cragside House with its impressive gardens and lakes used to generate hydroelectricity and making Cragside the worlds first home to have electric lights. Watch the grand cascade at Alnwick Gardens dance before your eyes or discover the deadliest plants in the world, locked behind gates, only accessible by guided tours of the poison garden. Wallington Hall with its clock tower and river walk is a great location for a picnic or a lazy stroll.



The largest reservoir in Northern Europe surrounded by England's largest forest and best dark skies makes Kielder a destination in itself. Majestic Kielder Ospreys soar above the water enthusiasts paradise below. A stronghold for Northumberlands much loved red squirrel population this is a haven for wildlife of all kinds. From stargazing at the observatory to the open air art experience that borders the lake there is no end to activities and enjoyment to be had.

The Glebe Retreat as featured in The Times magazine

Named one of the Times "25 Best Cabin Stays in the UK"

"There's something of the vintage aircraft hangar about the shape of this curvaceous new wooden hideaway, the only one on a site in the village of Edlingham, just outside Alnwick with its famous medieval castle, and ten miles from the Northumberland coast."

- Gemma Bowes and Holly Tuppen

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