The North has Star Quality
Enjoy the glory of a Dark Sky moment with Farm Stay UK
The North East is a real gem and one of the smallest regions in the country, consisting of four sub-regions of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham and the Tees Valley.
If you are visiting the area then take a quick look at Farm Stay UK’s rural and farm holiday properties.
Are you a star gazer? Then Northumberland’s International Dark Sky Park, Europe’s largest area of protected night sky, is a visual spectacle and a must for a romantic night observing the regions Dark Sky.
The area is truly breathaking, and with Northumberland’s coast peppered with once magnificent castles such as Dunstanburgh and Warkworth, you really can’t beat it for a truly incredible holiday or short break.
The region is also home to two world heritage sites; Hadrian’s Wall, Britain’s most impressive and most important Roman monument; and Durham Castle, construction of which began in 1072 under the orders of William the Conqueror.
The region is steeped in history and folklore, and is home to many of Farm Stay UK’s rural and farm holiday properties.
Get active in August, with the Great North Bike Ride taking place in Northumberland. Or walk along the beautiful Durham coast as part of the Heritage Coast Festival.
For the younger members of your family spend a day Gruffalo spotting at Hamsterley Forest.
To round off the summer holidays, why not visit the Lindisfarne Festival.