Northumberland is England's most northern county, and has a history all of its own. Northumberland boast many ancient castle, golden beaches and rugged moorland. There are many pretty towns and villages too. The main city in Northumberland is Newcastle-upon Tyne. Northumberland boarders Cumbria, County Durham and Tyneand Wear, and is situated just beneath the Scottish Borders. Being on the border of England and Scotland, Northumberland has much history and is know for the famous battles fought. Northumberland National park covers over 400 acres of protected landscape - a haven for wildlife, stunning views and crystal clear streams. All in a county that offers something for everyone - shopping, restaurants, bars and a great night life in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and an perfect escape for those who love great scenery and history. Book your ideal place to stay in self catering holiday accommodation in Northumberland.