On the Map

On the Map: Northumberland’s Most Unusual Places to Stay

6 December 2021

If there’s one reason to visit magical, mythical Northumberland, it’s gazing up at the stars in England’s darkest skies.

If there’s another, it’s the fact that you’ll find more castles here than in any other English county. And since most are dotted along the scenic coast, there’s plenty of scope for epic Insta-moments.

There’s a lot more we could say about Northumberland – it has not one, but two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, for starters! – but we think it’s only right that you discover this amazing part of the world for yourself.

Start right now, by browsing our hand-picked selection of unique Northumberland retreats.
Author: Nina Jervis
Main image: Beacon Hill Farm Luxury Treehouse

Beacon Hill Hideaways

Morpeth, Northumberland
Uniquely unspoilt, award-winning Northumberland country glamping that's full of creature comforts... and a sumptuous spa right on your doorstep.
Bedrooms: 1 per unit
Sleeps: 2 per unit
£230 / 2nts

Belford Folly

Belford, Northumberland
A fairy-tale folly in the grounds of a historic mansion house, Belford Folly offers an exquisite retreat for couples in the heart of Northumberland. 
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£420 (3 nights weekend)

Woodland Chase Glamping

Felton, Northumberland
Escape from everyday life, with luxurious, grown-up glamping on a Northumberland family farm set close to the beautiful coast.
Bedrooms: 1 per unit
Sleeps: 2 per unit
£200 / night

Chillingham Castle

Chillingham, Northumberland
Meet the resident ghosts of Britain's ‘most haunted historic castle', surrounded by Northumberland countryside just 20 minutes from the coast.
Bedrooms: 8 apartments
Sleeps: 2-7 per unit (24 total)
£100 / night

Beacon Hill Farm Luxury Treehouse

Morpeth, Northumberland
A sleek, stylish and contemporary retreat set on an award-winning farmland estate, with unspoilt Northumberland country views and an indulgent spa just an amble away.  
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£825 -3nts w/e

Dunstan Hall

Craster, Northumberland
Spirit your loved ones away to a magnificent, Grade II*-listed country retreat, rich in fascinating history and secluded in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to the Northumberland coast.
Bedrooms: 10
Sleeps: 18
£1950 (3nts)


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