Northumberland Wildlife Trust is keen to work with golf clubs in Northumberland and across the region to see how it can develop partnerships to help best care for these areas, which are often home to lots of wildlife.
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.
Edoardo Albert is a writer. He completes our Q&A In the Know and shares his experience of discovering and falling in love with Northumberland. He has written about Northumberland for Time Out, and his next book, Northumbria: The Lost Kingdom, written with Paul Gething, will be published in October.
The Olympic Torch made its way south through Tyne and Wear today and Matt Reilly shared with us some photos of the torch on its journey through Gateshead where thousands of people lined the route to cheer on the torchbearers. One photo by Patrick Norris shows the torch earlier in the week in Bamburgh, Northumberland.
Bamburgh in Northumberland will play host to the London 2012 Olympic torch and will also allow visitors to view the UK’s largest private collection of Olympic torches. The 2012 Olympic Torch arrives in the village on June 14, as part of the UK-wide torch relay. People will also be able to see the Torches of Inspiration collection of 14 Olympic torches, dating back to the first modern torch relay at the 1936 Berlin Games.
The Run Northumberland series is one of the region’s most stimulating and picturesque running events and it returns for a second outing in 2012. This time around competitors have been issued an Olympic-sized challenge! They want double the number of runners – 2012 in 2012.
Bamburgh Castle reports a one per-cent increase in the number of visitors travelling to the attraction by bus. More and more visitors to Northumberland chose to leave their cars behind and travel by bus in 2011. As well, more people who live in the county are using the local bus to travel around, especially to tourist attractions.