Posts Tagged ‘ Northumberland ’

For a domestic break at Christmas head to…

Dec 13th, 2017 | By

The destinations tend to be in the north of England, areas which are more prone to snow or chillier weather than places in the south.

Where the experts holiday: Tom Hall of Lonely Planet

Aug 30th, 2016 | By

Tom Hall, editorial director at Lonely Planet – the world’s largest travel guide book publisher – on Italy, Iran and why the Western Isles of Scotland should feature on any travel itinerary

Sharing Heritage – new money to uncover the rich stories of our past

Feb 24th, 2013 | By

Sharing Heritage is a new funding programme to help people across the UK explore, conserve and share all aspects of the history and character of their local area

See in 2013 in style

Dec 9th, 2012 | By

From fireworks to banquets and from old Norse traditions to power kiting, VisitEngland rounds up some of the top activities for New Year’s Eve

England’s super sized art

Sep 8th, 2012 | By

The trend for creating highly visible works of art looks set to continue with today’s public opening of Northumberlandia, ‘Goddess of the North’ – the latest of a number of big and bold public works dotted across the English landscape

Access all areas

Aug 24th, 2012 | By

With the London2012 Paralympic Torch Relay underway and only five days to go until the Paralympic Games, VisitEngland looks at some of the country’s greatest visitor attractions, accommodation options, and holidays for travellers with accessibility needs

A Day in… Hexham

Mar 9th, 2011 | By

About 30 minutes outside Newcastle as you drive west towards Carlisle, you come across Hexham. It’s more than just a market town, Here is one of the most significant Christian sites in English history. It was here that Wilfred founded his abbey just a few miles south of Hadrian’s Wall. Why he picked such a place I don’t know. Why you should pick the town for a days’ visit is easier to explain.