July 19. 2019The Moon Landing is being celebrated with flowers at Wager Cottage on Bondgate Without in Alnwick. Situated on Bondgate Without, opposite The Airman's Watch and close to Sentry Cottage this special display has been carefully planned to be at it's best to mark the 20th July, 50 years ago!
July 4. 2019This afternoon, Sentry Cottage has had it's 4* rating confirmed for another year! The VisitEngland assessor was very pleased to see the new features which make this a stunning cottage. New features since our last assessment include: gorgeous new clotted cream UPVC sash windows, which are in keeping with the conservation area in which the cottage is situated, a dishwasher: for a hassle free break...[More]
May 21. 2019Parkland estates of the Duke of Northumberland, with follies, a beautiful tower and former monasteries. NO admission charge. Parkland and woodland to enjoy. It is open 11 am to sunset, most days. Getting there: there is a road directly opposite St. Michael's Church, on Cannongate, Alnwick. This is Ratten Row, carry on up this road (about 300m) and straight ahead is the entrance to Hulne Park...[More]
May 11. 2019
April 9. 2019What a treat today, visiting Sugar Sands beach, near Alnwick. Earl Greys Bath House at Howick Hall and Dunstanburgh Castle are both distant dots on this image, both on the sea's edge.