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NewcastleGateshead launches Twitter-powered map Geordieland

NewcastleGateshead launches Twitter-powered map Geordieland

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

A fabulous new tourism and destinations map, powered by Twitter, is now available to show everyone the attractions of NewcastleGateshead. Called Geordieland, it goes live on Monday May 20 and will inspire visitors and locals to explore all the great city has to offer.

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Northumberland home to best tree for climbing!

Northumberland home to best tree for climbing!

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

A tall Cyprus Evergreen growing at the National Trust’s Wallington Northumberland property has been chosen as the best to climb by kids. Its branches are loved by all because they are considered the best to climb on for miniature adventures! Steve Smith tells us more.

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A Mother’s Day gift made by mums!

A Mother’s Day gift made by mums!

Other posts by  |  Harriet Southall on Google+ |  February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Food writer Harriet Southall shares great ideas for alternative Mother’s Day gifts and turns the spotlight on sweet treats! Some North East England mums have produced a fabulous foodie gift for mothers everywhere. It includes cinder toffee, delicious raspberry jam, chutney, chocolate pudding and lots more!

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The definitive guide to Northumberland waterfalls

The definitive guide to Northumberland waterfalls

Other posts by  |  Geoff Holland on Google+ |  December 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Poet, writer and walker Geoff Holland gives an overview of waterfalls in Northumberland. Not many people realise that there are beautiful waterfalls that can be found in the county – most of them in the Cheviot Hills. In this article, discover the College Burn, Linhope Burn, Usway Burn and lots more.

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More best places to eat in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders

More best places to eat in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

More recommendations of great places to eat in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders, this time selected by our In the Know interviewees and some of our writers. So we’re giving you word-of-mouth recommendations. We hope you enjoy discovering this new list of places to eat in the North of England and the Scottish Borders.

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What to do in the summer holidays for kids; North East England & Scottish Borders

What to do in the summer holidays for kids; North East England & Scottish Borders

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

There are thousands of things to do with the kids in the summer holidays in the North East of England and the Scottish Borders. But even the most imaginative of parents or babysitters can be stumped for ideas sometimes. Here are some of our favourites, including a few unusual ideas.

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Northumberland spa hotels, Newcastle spa days and spa deals

Northumberland spa hotels, Newcastle spa days and spa deals

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The North of England, including Northumberland, the Scottish Borders and Tyneside boast many stylish, peaceful and friendly spas in which you can relax and drift away. We pick a selection of great local spas to help your refresh both your mind and body.

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Best places to eat in Northumberland, Newcastle, Scottish Borders

Best places to eat in Northumberland, Newcastle, Scottish Borders

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  January 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is Northumberland and the Borders presents its favourite places to eat across the Borders, Northumberland and Newcastle-Gateshead. This list is our top ten places and includes some fine restaurants, quirky eateries, pubs and bistros.

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North East England – Indoor activities for wintry days

North East England – Indoor activities for wintry days

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  December 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here are some of thisisnorthumberland.com’s top indoor attractions that you can choose to enjoy on winter days or when the weather is bad. These places are all open during the winter season. Some do have limited opening hours.

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Northumberland and the Borders local foods

Northumberland and the Borders local foods

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  December 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

A round-up of some of the best local foods from Northumberland and the Borders that you can have on your table or serve at parties to celebrate Christmas season or a New Year’s party. The North of England and Scotland are home to award-winning, high-quality options for any menu.

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Christmas gift ideas from Northumberland and The Borders

Christmas gift ideas from Northumberland and The Borders

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Looking for some of the best and most unusual Christmas gift ideas from across Northumberland and the Scottish Borders? This best of list includes art, local food, books and CDs by local musicians.

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