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Northumberland Haltwhistle spring walking festival 2014

Northumberland Haltwhistle spring walking festival 2014

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Haltwhistle Walking Festival is growing to be one of the best and biggest in England. It returns again this spring and will cover some of the most beautiful and majestic hills in Northern Europe. Walk in the steps or Romans, or discover the lesser-known, but fascinating Issac’s Tea Trail.

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Win a break in Alnwick, Northumberland

Win a break in Alnwick, Northumberland

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is your chance to win two nights for two at the Hog’s Head Inn, Northumberland. The Inn is a stunning and new beautiful accommodation offer in Northumberland. It offers comfort, fine food and not least a friendly welcome. Discover more!

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National Park North Tyne Valley – Triple find of rare fungi

National Park North Tyne Valley – Triple find of rare fungi

Other posts by  |  Frances Whitehead on Google+ |  January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

A very unusual type of fungi has been found in Northumberland. The Tyne valley community of Tarset is the location of Waxcaps – jewel-like fungi that seem to appear overnight when conditions are mild and wet in autumn. They were discovered late last year by members of the Tarset community.

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The Battle of Havenfield, Northumbria

The Battle of Havenfield, Northumbria

Other posts by  |  Jon Tait on Google+ |  January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Battle of Heavenfield was a fierce fight between a Northumbrian army, led by Oswald of Bernicia and a Welsh army under Cadwallon ap Cadfan of Gwynedd. It was fought in 633 or 634, and resulted in a decisive Northumbrian victory. Writer and historian Jon Tait tells the story of what some belive is Northumberland’s Alamo!

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Amy Smith: Loves Northumberland castles, Hadrian’s Wall Country

Amy Smith: Loves Northumberland castles, Hadrian’s Wall Country

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Amy Smith is our latest interviewee for Northumberland’s Best Kept Secrets. She works at the Sage Gateshead and shares her love of castles, woodland, the wonderful coast, golf breaks and Hadrian’s Wall Country. Find out more!

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Win a two-night golf break for two at Roxburghe Country House Hotel, Kelso, Scottish Borders

Win a two-night golf break for two at Roxburghe Country House Hotel, Kelso, Scottish Borders

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  January 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Would you like to stay on a beautiful estate, one that offers peace, luxury, great golf, wonderful food, comfort and a hearty, warm welcome? Then enter our contest and it could be you and a partner staying two nights at the luxury Roxburghe Hotel, Kelso, The Scottish Borders!

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Tax penalties and what you need to know

Tax penalties and what you need to know

Other posts by  |  Colin Corlett on Google+ |  January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

What happens if you are late filing your taxes? Accountant and tourism industry expert Colin Corlett takes a look at taxes and the various penalties for late filing – and how to avoid them.

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Quality in Tourism consultancy service offers support, advice

Quality in Tourism consultancy service offers support, advice

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Quality in Tourism is much more than an assessment service. It also covers the provision of advice and a consultancy service. Find out how to make take advantage off all that is offered by Quality in Tourism. Gary Swarbrooke with the assessment service discusses.

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