Our travel stories.

Walk here: Druridge Bay to Amble, Northumberland.

It’s January. Everyone hates January. The darkness. The wet. The short days. I could go on. I think we have to search for things to enjoy in January, so I’m sharing a favourite beach of ours. This picture, full of winter sunshine, was taken at Druridge Bay, Northumberland in late December 2015 and it couldn’t have been more glorious.…

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Stay at Ryehill Farm, Northumberland

Most of us don’t know what delights we have on our own doorstep and that certainly was the case with Ryehill Farm. And it’s amazing that even one night away, just a short drive from your front door, can feel like a real break. If you like the thought of staying on a real working…

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The Beamish Park Hotel, Newcastle

When life is going super fast, it’s good to take your foot off the pedal and enjoy what’s on your doorstep. For us that’s Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham. The Beamish Park Hotel, is a local, independently run business – just the kind we love to stay in. A hidden gem, Beamish Park balances leisure…

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