Northumberland and Durham are the last two English counties before you reach Scotland. Despite the northerly location, they are both surprisingly easy to get to, whether you choose to travel by road, rail or air. So there is excuse not to visit! Carry on reading for a local's guide to Northumberland and Durham.
Thinking about updating your master suite or want to create the ultimate guest room? Well, you're in luck. Our friends at the Secret Linen Store have five simple steps for transforming your bedroom into your very own five-star getaway (without the worry of checkout time!).
While holidaying in our home country has been a popular money saving option since long before the recession, there's a variety of other reasons to enjoy a cottage break right here in the UK this year - protecting the environment is one at the top of many people’s lists!