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Stay Northumbria is a local family run Northumberland Holiday Cottage company, passionate about helping you choose the best self catering holiday cottage in Northumberland - on the coast or in the country, just for you.

We offer you everything from a quaint fisherman's cottage for two, to family holiday cottages, and large holiday houses for extended families and groups. These together with spacious apartments and houses which have attained 5* Visit England ratings, offer simplicity to luxury, a real 'home from home' for individual travellers, couples, families and larger groups and dog & pet friendly holiday cottages too.

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Nowadays Amble is one of the most up and coming harbour towns on the Northumberland coastline.

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Berwick upon Tweed – the border town

Berwick has just produced this tantalising video which showcases much of what this important border town has to offer. So see for yourself and if you like what you see, why not visit and stay a while to explore further.

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North o’ the Wall

Once the great divide, now one of the world’s biggest tourist attractions.  Did Hadrian know what a fantastic thing he was creating way back then?

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An English Man’s home...

is his Castle of course, and here in Northumberland we have more Castles than any other county in England. Now not all of them are lived in, and many lie ruin and testiment to the turbulent past they have witnessed.

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Bassets @ the Bothy

The Bothy in Beadnell, albeit one of our very dog friendly holiday cottages where dogs go free, doesn’t usually accept more than four dogs (depende

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The Potted Lobster

This new venture by chef and restauranteur Richard Sim brings a wealth of fresh local produce to your palette – lobsters obviously being the flag ship dish and with a delight of other local (mainly) seafood dishes to tempt you.

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