[24/05/2012] – Seahouses is a village on the Northumberland Coast in England and a popular tourist attraction. It is located directly on the harbour, offering amazing views and a peaceful atmosphere. There are several reasons why many people rent cottages in Seahouses for their holidays.
Here are a few of the best reasons why this village is such a great place to get away from it all:
Celebrating the Seahouses Festival
Many people come to this Northumberland village to celebrate the Seahouses Festival, which is an annual cultural event that started back in 1999 as a simple Sea Shanty get-together. Over the years it has grown in popularity and in 2005 it received a European Funding grant from the Leader+ programme. It has now grown into a large cultural celebration attended by many visitors each year.
Visiting Chillingham Castle
While you are staying in Seahouses you can take a day to visit Chillingham Castle, which is a fascinating historical site filled with quirky artefacts. It claims to be the most haunted castle in the UK and ghost tours are available of the premises.
Enjoying Alnwick Gardens
Another reason to stay in Seahouses is to visit the lovely Alnwick Gardens. These scenic gardens have run-through fountains and beautiful green walkways filled with pretty flowers, perfect for a family day trip. You can pack a picnic or eat at one of the excellent restaurants, including a restaurant up in a tree-house!
Cycling Along the Coast
Northumberland is a very popular region for cycling as the trails are mostly flat and the views of the coast are superb. There are many miles of excellent safe country roads where you can enjoy a leisurely bike ride, as well as many more strenuous long distance biking paths. For example, the beautiful Coast and Castles Route stretches all the way from Tynemouth to Berwick Upon Tweed and takes in several historic castles and museums along the way.
CottagesinNorthumberland.co.uk is a website offering great deals on holiday cottages in this beautiful region of the UK. They have been serving the region for the last 6 years and are dedicated to giving you a fantastic holiday experience.
These are just a few of the reasons why so many people come to stay in Seahouses in scenic Northumberland. Why not book a holiday from CottagesinNorthumberland.co.uk?
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