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New Cycle Path to Link Berwick and Hexham

New Cycle Path to Link Berwick and Hexham

A new cycle path is to open in June of this year which will link the historic towns of Hexham and Berwick. The Sandstone Way will travel along the Sandstone Ridge in North Northumberland and users will be able to appreciate the spectacular beauty of the area along the route. The route will pass through the towns of Wooler, Belford, Rothbury, Elsdon and Bellingham, all very picturesque towns. It...
Read more13th January 2015



Silver Award for Northumberland

Silver Award for Northumberland

Northumberland has won the Silver Award for best UK holiday destination 2014 in the British Travel Awards. Northumbria beat other beautiful tourist hot spots such as Yorkshire and Cumbria. The winner of the Gold Award was Cornwall. Northumberland County Council and Northumberland Tourism have worked to raise the profile of Northumberland to encourage visitors from far and wide to come and...
Read more01st December 2014



Astronomy Village Plan gets £50,000 Boost

Astronomy Village Plan gets £50,000 Boost

The Fundraising event was held at St. James Park, Newcastle where the main speaker was NASA flight controller Sy Liebergot who played a crucial role in bringing the stricken Apollo 13 back to earth safely. The event, funded by Cramlington-based manufacturing company Miller International, marked the launch of the astronomy village project.An ambitious £8.5m scheme to build the biggest public...
Read more19th November 2014



Winter Wonderland on the Way

Winter Wonderland on the Way

Only four days to go before Leaplish Winter Wonderland opens for its 2014 Season. The magical day will include helping out in the Elves’ Workshop, having fun on the skating rink, sliding down a slippery snow tube, visiting the snowy owl at the Bird of Prey Centre, taking a walk in a magical illuminated forest in order to arrive at the secret woodland home of Father Christmas. There is lots to...
Read more18th November 2014




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