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Win a break in Alnwick, Northumberland

January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Win a break in Alnwick, Northumberland

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!

National Park North Tyne Valley – Triple find of rare fungi

January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
National Park North Tyne Valley – Triple find of rare fungi

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.

The Battle of Havenfield, Northumbria

January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Battle of Havenfield, Northumbria

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!

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

January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Amy Smith: Loves Northumberland castles, Hadrian’s Wall Country

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!

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

January 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Win a two-night golf break for two at Roxburghe Country House Hotel, Kelso, Scottish Borders

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!

Tax penalties and what you need to know

January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tax penalties and what you need to know

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.

Quality in Tourism consultancy service offers support, advice

January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Quality in Tourism consultancy service offers support, advice

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.

Northumberland winter wildlife a special joy on cold, still nights

December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Northumberland winter wildlife a special joy on cold, still nights

After sometime off to take care of eye surgery, regular columnist Kevin O’Hara returns to capture the wonder and beauty of wildlife in Northumberland. This time he turns his attention to the wonderment of wildlife in winter, and the special beauty cold days and clear nights can bring when out spotting birds and much more.

Northumberland home to Europe’s biggest dark sky park

December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Northumberland home to Europe’s biggest dark sky park

Northumberland is home to the largest Dark Skies Park in Europe, following a successful bid by Northumberland National Park to create the dark skies preserve in the Border Country. It combines areas covering the national park and Kielder Water and Forest Park and will be called Northumberland International Dark Sky Park (NDSP).

Druridge Bay, Northumberland – Bay of Plenty

December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Druridge Bay, Northumberland – Bay of Plenty

Wildlife watchers arrived at Druridge Bay not too long ago to tabulate numbers and species in the area. In total, more than 500 species were recorded. The highpoint was when they spotted an otter at nearby Hauxley Reserve. And children were delighted when they saw an brown rat get into a scrap with a bird!