Voted Best Park in the North East 2016 and Best Year Round Park 2014, Ord House is a stunning 5 star country park with 44 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and flowers, shrubs and trees in abundance.
For the more adventurous, the holiday kingdom of Northumbria beckons, with Lindisfarne, Alnwick, Bamburgh, Seahouses and the Farne Islands all within about half an hour’s drive from the park. To the west, the Cheviot Hills provide wonderful walking and both Edinburgh and Newcastle are under 40 minutes away by train.
Northumberland is a county rich in history. With the still inhabited Bamburgh Castle and Alnwick Castle – the place where Harry Potter was filmed! – both close by, as well as the magnificent Durham Cathedral, visitors won’t be short of places to explore.
The County of Northumberland is a shoppers paradise. For that unique shopping experience visit Berwick upon Tweed and Kelso two friendly pretty market towns well worth adding to your travel plans.
From quirky boutiques, eateries and a touch of rich history added into the mix. You will not be disappointed. Alternatively, Edinburgh City Centre is only a drive away, with big brands, big shops and a lot to see, ideal for those who enjoy some lively hustle and bustle.
There is something for everyone in and around Berwick Upon Tweed, Outstanding beaches & harbours, sports fans are spoilt for choice with great local golf and football practically on your door step! For the golfers, be sure to check out Magdalene Fields Golf Club, Goswick Golf Club, Eyemouth Golf Club and Duns Golf Club – a great way to while away an afternoon.
If football is more your bag then Berwick Rangers are the local team to check out. The team are based at Sheffield Park, why not try and catch a home game?
If it is a leisure facility you are interested in, then the Swan Centre should be your port of call. With swimming, tennis and an adventure play area there is something for everyone to enjoy!
The Coast of Northumberland is not only stunning, it is home to some of the areas most glorious wildlife. See nature first hand in a habitat that allows you to either view from a distance, or get up close and personal.
Along the picturesque coastline, if you are lucky, you will spot, otters, water voles, polecats and many other animals, all going about their daily chores.
The Farne Islands is not just beautiful county side is it home to the Puffin.