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Price and Availability Index in Northumberland
Vacation Rental Price Information in Northumberland
This graph displays average prices of the vacation rentals and holiday apartments located in Northumberland. It is during a week of July (7/13 - 7/20) that you will find the highest prices for the next 12 months. Prices decrease in March to an average of $92 per night (3/16 - 3/23).
Rental Availability Information in Northumberland
The graph shows the weekly availability rate in Northumberlandfor the next twelve months. Be careful if you plan to go to Northumberland in February, as it comprises the busiest week of the next 12 months (2/16 - 2/23). The week with the highest percentage of available rentals is in October (10/12 - 10/19).
The Weather in Northumberland
This is the climate diagram in Northumberland. During July, maximum temperatures go up to more than 66° However, temperatures can go lower than 35° in Northumberland in January. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is September.
Explore history and natural beauty with Northumberland vacation rentals
Northumberland is England’s northernmost county and one of the country’s most unique destinations. This sparse area is home to vast swathes of unspoilt scenery, making it an excellent option for holidaymakers seeking to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and enjoy a more tranquil routine instead. From Northumberland National Park to Alnwick Castle and the stunning coastline, those who book Northumberland vacation rentals can look forward to plenty of history and natural beauty during their stay.
Getting to Northumberland
Northumberland is a largely rural area consisting of towns and villages, so there are no airports within the county itself. However, Newcastle Airport is located just a short drive away and Northumberland is within easy reach from there. Though it is possible to get to the county via public transport, visitors with Northumberland vacation rentals will probably find it more convenient to rent their own vehicle. The area is largely rural and it will be difficult to reach a lot of the attractions without a set of wheels.
Weather in Northumberland
Northumberland has slightly better weather than other parts of the UK. Summer days tend to be a little warmer and it’s also drier throughout the year, receiving less rainfall than the UK average. That said, Northumberland isn’t somewhere you visit primarily for the weather. Winters can be very cold, while the roughly 150 days of rain are spread over the whole year. This means that even in the summer it's not unlikely to run into some rain. The weather is unpredictable, so it’s best to make sure your Northumberland vacation homes are well stocked with waterproof clothing.
Northumberland’s great attractions
Northumberland is a county full of history. Start your trip with a visit to Hadrian’s Wall, a World Heritage Site that was built in the 2nd century A.D. by the Romans. Drive to the wall just to get a close-up look at it, or amble along the adjacent footpath and make an afternoon of it. However you choose to experience the wall, it's worthwhile spending some time at a spot that has been the center of so many political and military scuffles throughout Britain’s long history.
The stunning Alnwick Castle has been a Northumberland fixture since 1309, and is one of the largest and best-preserved castles in the country. It has been used as a filming location for many films and television shows over the years, including Downton Abbey, two Robin Hood films and the first two Harry Potter instalments. Visit the magnificent state rooms or roam the extensive grounds and you’ll be walking through history.
You’ll no doubt be spending a lot of time in the Northumberland National Park during your stay at Northumberland vacation rentals. This large area offers great opportunities for walking, cycling, horse riding and birdwatching. There are also many markets that take place each month in the National Park. Here you can buy high-quality, locally produced cheeses, jam and meat products, among other things. At night, head to the park and look towards the stars – the area is Europe’s largest Dark Sky Park and you’ll see many hundreds of thousands of twinkling stars on a clear night.
Northumberland vacation homes with children
Your children will love their stay at Northumberland vacation rentals. The wide open spaces, plethora of sights and sheer uniqueness of this destination will be sure to stir their imaginations. They’ll love the gruesome history of Alnwick Castle, which is as much fun for children as it is for adults.
Experience local life at Chillingham Wild Cattle, where visitors are offered the chance to walk among the animals in their natural environment. Kids will love the animals and also enjoy being out in the beautiful countryside. This is a primitive experience that will connect kids to nature during their trip.
At Kielder Observatory, you can let your little ones fulfil their dream of becoming space explorers. They can take a look through the telescope and also attend one of the fascinating daily events. Experiences that are both fun and educational are not always easy to come by, but the Kielder Observatory definitely falls into that category.
If the kids are getting bored of the history and beauty then take them to Treasure Island, an indoor activity center that features a pirate ship and climbing frames. Let them tire themselves out as you enjoy a coffee and make use of the free Wi-Fi.
Northumberland's most beautiful sites
Cragside House and Gardens
Set in magical woodlands, there is plenty to see at the Cragside Estate. Its formal gardens are spectacular and the house exhibits one of the world’s largest heritage collections.
Offering the chance to engage with birds of prey and a mini falconry experience, Falconry Days makes for a great Northumberland family outing.
Pre-dating Hadrian’s Wall, Vindolanda was a Roman fort. The Chesterholm Museum showcases findings from the site, including coins, armour, Roman boots and most importantly, a small collection of military correspondence carved into wooden tablets.
Home to seabirds and seals, the Farne Islands are perfect for wildlife enthusiasts. Many of the 28 islands can be reached by boat, and you’ll spot different animals depending on the season.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
Having housed a monastery since 635AD, Lindisfarne is an important place of pilgrimage. But it’s also popular amongst bird watchers, walkers, and artists for its beauty and tranquillity.
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