Author Archive: Colin Corlett
Colin helps Northumbria byways to market their holiday cottage letting agency. He also writes and blogs about Northumberland. His interests include The Cheviot hills, Bastle houses and Hadrian's Wall.
If you are a fan of long distance walks, the Ravenber Way will excite you. The 120-mile trek runs across the North of England between Cumbria and Northumberland. A new book, Coast to Coast on the Ravenber Way, details the route, and author Ron Scholes shares with us a section of the walk.
As an accommodation provider should you have a website? Many businesses still do not have them, but the value of a good website is indisputable. Colin Corlett explores the options and costs and gives guidance on free sites and paid-for, self-hosted options.
Are you seeking Northumberland accommodation for your self-catering break this holiday season? There are some excellent Christmas and New Year offers now available. Find out more!
Are you an accommodation owner or set to open a B&B, guest house or small hotel. Colin Corlett, marketing manager at booking accommodation website Northumbrian Byways, shares his expertise and gives guidance on how to start and where to begin. In his first article he looks at occupancy rates and pricing.
If you are looking for a cottage to stay in on the Northumberland then consider Nantucket, in Bamburgh, Northumberland, close to the sea. It is based on the design of some of the old cottages on Cape Cod in the United States and offers a lovely holiday home.
The mysterious and strangely beautiful cup and ring makes in Northumberland are a part of the North of Britain’s fascinating ancient history. Colin Corlett recently took a trip to Roughting Linn, near Wooler, and discovered rocks thousands of years old with cup and ring marings dating back more than 4,000 years.
Northumbria Byways, Hethpool House and ThisisNorthumberland are giving you the chance to enter a contest for two nights for two, including breakfast, at Hethpool House in the College Valley, Northumberland.
A new DVD giving a dramatic portrayal of the book called Bondagers tells the story of the Bondagers and the Hinds who lived and worked in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. We are giving you a chance to win this impressive film on DVD. It gives insight into their lives in 1866 when the whole countryside was in dispute over the Bondage System.
Duncan Usher is a photographer originally from Northumberland, now based in Germany. He divides his time between the UK and Europe, and regularly returns to Stoney Law, Allendale, Northumberland for holidays. You can see his work here. Find out more about Stoney Law, Allendale. Duncan shares with us the magic of Allendale and Stoney Law, and his love [...]
Looking for a cottage to rent near Allendale? Consider Stoney Law. It sits in the Allendale Valley, Northumberland, with its own sheltered garden, great views and miles of country lanes and quiet walks all around. It is a beautiful place and perfect for writers, artists and photographers.
Northumbrian Byways and Geoff Holland have teamed up to give readers a chance to win one of Geoff’s walking books. The books available to win all focus on the Cheviot Hills in Northumberland. Find out more about this special place and how you can win on of these excellent books.
Points to consider when looking at dog-friendly holiday accommodation, and how to decide if a cottage or self-catering facility will suit your pet.