Looking for a peaceful escape in an idyllic setting? Think Bellingham. Sitting on one of the prettiest stretches of the River North Tyne, historic market town Bellingham is home to beautiful natural surroundings and scenery, hidden waterfalls and walking and cycling routes in abundance.
With its village charm, riverside setting and specular countryside, a retreat to Bellingham won’t be one to forget. We’ve got plenty of large cottages for big groups in the area for you to explore, so that after a day out walking, cycling, or just enjoying the beautiful natural surroundings, you can come home to one of our cosy cottages.
As well as B&B’s, traditional pubs, waterfalls, trails and cycling routes waiting to be explored, Bellingham is steeped in history with fascinating historical sites to pay a visit to. St Cuthbert’s Church dates back to the 13thCentury; look out for The Long Pack in the graveyard, allegedly the grave of a burglar who hid in a beggar’s pack to infiltrate a local house! If you’re not into history, then Kielder Reservoir won’t fail to amaze you. A haven for wildlife, you’ll find red squirrels, ospreys, water voles and more running wild throughout the park. With endless opportunities and abundant natural beauty, your perfect escape to Bellingham is waiting for you!
Best locations for a large cottage in Northumberland
Want to check out different spots in Northumberland? From the Tobermory of Northumberland, Alnmouth, with its pastel-perfect houses perched on the banks of the River Aln estuary, to picturesque Alnwick, home to castles and tattie-scones, your perfect cottage for a big group is just a few clicks away.