Northumberland spans the area between the Scottish Border to the north and the River Tyne to the south, with the Cheviot Hills to the west and the North Sea marking the eastern border. It is the 6th largest county in the UK covering an area of approximately 5,000 square kilometres, however it is also one of the the least populated counties in the UK.
The county has a number of historic market towns like Morpeth and Alnwick. It also has numerous castles such as Alnwick Castle and Bamburgh Castle, as well as notable National Trust Properties at Cragside and Wallington Hall. The area has a lot to offer in terms of holiday accommodation and many a Northumberland hotel and has a particularly good as a place to stay if you are looking for a rurally located Northumberland Holiday Cottage or bed and breakfast style of accommodation.
Given the scale of the county, there is never a shortage of things to do while visiting as a tourist, whether it is a 2 week holiday or just a short vacation. With its range of unspoilt countyside and stunning coast line as well as historic places of interest the county has a wealth of attractions for tourists to visit.
The region offers some of the finest countryside in the UK as well as a beautiful coast line, with just under a quarter of the county being part of the Northumberland National Park.
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