North East England Hotels
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Perfect for a short break, our hotels in North-East England range from budget city accommodation to luxury country retreats. Up-and-coming cultural hubs, cities in the North-East are also famous for their unique nightlife and fab shopping – our Newcastle hotels and hotels near Middlesbrough are handy for it all. When you’re off on a longer break, be sure to check out the hotels near Newcastle Airport for the best way to get your holiday off on the right foot.
Whatever you’re looking for from a getaway, our hotels in the North-East have something to offer; relaxing, picturesque and ideal for walks, Northumberland hotels are just as appealing as those in region’s big cities – for entirely different reasons. Escape to the country for one of our relaxed dinner break, unwind at a spa, or enjoy the splendour of an afternoon tea package at one of our hotels in North-East England.
- One of the country’s top city breaks, don’t miss our Newcastle hotels for the best of the North-East’s great shopping, top sport, infamous nightlife, events and art galleries such as the renowned BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.
- Our hotels near Durham are also a superb choice for a short break; be sure to soak up the city’s ambience and appreciate its fabulous historical attractions – the gothic Durham Cathedral and the Norman Durham Castle are both UNESCO World Heritage sites.
- Perhaps the area’s most scenic spot, the Northumbria coast is a must-see, and our hotels near Berwick couldn’t be better placed for visits to Alnwick Castle, Holy Island at Lindisfarne, and Hadrian’s Wall.
An excellent choice for your next short break destination, check out our range of hotels in the North-East in the list below.
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Hotels in North East England
Discover the north east coast with a stay in one of our Berwick and Northumberland hotels, and enjoy some of the most stunning scenery that the IL has to offer. With a long and turbulent past, tranquil countryside and miles of beaches, Northumberland is a truly rugged and wild landscape, perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
The quaint market town of Berwick is encircled by Elizabethan Walls and the stunning River Tweed, making for an idyllic picnic stop and a browse around local shops. Plus, nearby Alnwick offers a magnificent castle and stunning Alnwick Gardens, and was in fact the filming location for ‘Hogwarts’ in the Harry Potter movies. Make sure you plan time for these great activities on your break, too:
- Another fine example of medieval architecture is Bamburgh Castle. Home to the Royal Set of The Kings of Northumbria, the castle has kept watch over the coastline since 1894
- No visit to Northumberland would be complete without stepping foot on the infamous Hadrian’s Wall. Stretching from one side of coast to the other, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is still the most popular tourist attraction in the north
- One unique activity to make time for on your break is to pay a visit to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. Lying just a few miles of the coast, this incredible island is cut off twice daily by the tides, and is a popular place of pilgrimage due to its religious history
A popular destination for short breaks in the north east of England, Durham is jam-packed with attractions and there a great range of hotels in Durham to choose from. The town is well known for its two UNESCO World Heritage Sites; the striking Norman Cathedral that towers above the River Wear and the Norman Castle, which is today home to University College Durham. Visitors to Durham can enjoy a day out at the Oriental Museum which is near to many of our hotels in Durham to explore artefacts from ancient Asia. With unique attractions plus all the benefits of a modern town, all of our hotels in Durham are an excellent base for enjoying a short break to the north east. Darlington is a modern and compact market town about 20 miles south of Durham with a superb range of hotels in Darlington to choose from. Darlington is famous for being the location of the world’s first passenger railway and has a rich rail history, which visitors staying in our hotels in Darlington can discover at the Darlington Railway and Museum Centre. Darlington is easily accessed by the east coast railway making our hotels in Darlington an excellent base for exploring the north east.
Middlesbrough is a vibrant city with a wealth of visitor attractions for short break lovers to enjoy. If you love to do a bit of shopping on your mini getaways, visit the elegant Hillstreet Shopping Centre where you’ll find all the high street favourites and some local gems. Discover contemporary art at the modern MIMA Gallery or the history behind Captain Cook at the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum – ideal for adding a little culture to your break. Hotels in Middlesbrough also offer great options for families; visit Newham Grange Leisure Farm or head to the picturesque North Yorkshire Moors National Park situated nearby.
- You’d be forgiven for thinking this place offers cream teas and scones, but Roseberry Topping is in fact a hill on the North Yorkshire border offering incredible views of the surrounding area. Perfect for a day out walking or with a picnic
- Learn all about the history of the wealthy Pennyman family, who have called Ormesby Hall ‘home’ for more than 400 years. It’s a wonderful look back through time, and offers a great day out for the whole family
Looking for hotels in Newcastle upon Tyne? Well look no further as we have the ideal hotel for anyone looking to take advantage of the Toon. Whilst Newcastle is rightly renowned for its nightlife, there is a lot more to the city and the surrounding area than just a good night. Whether you’re looking for culture, leisure or just a lazy weekend away, Newcastle has it all.
We have a vast array of hotels in Newcastle, from 2* to 5* to suit all tastes and budgets. With our selection of Newcastle city centre hotels, you can ensure that your break takes advantage of the cities cosmopolitan feel, whilst also offering easy access to some of the UK’s best countryside surrounding it.
Newcastle has so much to offer on your weekend break. From the beautiful architecture of the ancient city walls and castle, to the stunning, contemporary quayside with its waterfront bars and galleries, you certainly won’t be hard pressed for something to do. Some of our top things to see and do include:
- The Baltic – One of the finest art galleries in the UK, it was the scene for the most successful take modern exhibition outside of London. Whilst it is technically in Gateshead, its position on the quayside means it’s easily accessible from whatever hotel you are staying in, be it the Newcastle or Gateshead side of the Tyne.
- The City and Shopping – Shopping in Newcastle and Gateshead has seen a bit of a revolution in recent years. The city has undergone a lot of redevelopment work which has seen the expansion of Eldon Square and the Metro Centre (still Europe’s largest shopping and retail park) is just across the water in Gateshead. If the bigger stores are not your thing, why not take a trip down the Quayside along Grey Street, voted the UK’s most attractive street, and pop in the many cafés, bars or boutiques. You can even book your Newcastle hotel and stay near in Georgian grandeur.
- The Seaside – Whilst the city centre has its charms, it’s always nice to get out and see the sea. Jump on the Metro and you will be at Tynemouth within 30 minutes. Tynemouth offers a charm all of its own, as well as some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK. Grab a bag of chips and soak up the sea air before heading back to your bed in the city.
- The Nightlife – It would be a crime to stay for a night in Newcastle without going out on the Toon. The city’s reputation for a night out is legendary and it is commonly held belief that you can have a good time any night of the week in Newcastle. Be it bars, pubs, clubs or Michelin starred restaurants, Newcastle has it all.
Our Newcastle Airport hotels are the ideal place to spend a night’s sleep before or after your exciting trip abroad. Located just 20 minutes from central Newcastle, you can enjoy all of the incredible attractions the city has to offer any short break visitor. Spend the evening wandering around the stunning quayside with the multi-coloured Millennium Bridge as a backdrop, then head for some delicious food and drink in the centre of town. You can even make time to experience the infamous Newcastle nightlife…but don’t miss your flight!
- On return from your trip, catch the Metro from within the airport to any number of central Newcastle stations. Failing that, taxi drivers will be more than happy to drop you in the city centre for approximately £20
Discover the charm of the outer Newcastle area, home to bustling market towns and villages nestled amongst the spectacular countryside. If a vibrant nightlife and abundance of bars & restaurants is what you need, then stay more centrally and you’ll be spoilt for choice. However, hotels in Newcastle outer offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy a blend of exciting nightlife and tranquil, rural living. Surrounded by captivating countryside, most of the Northumbria region offers a stunning coastline, and an array of visitor attractions and events.
- Just 20 mins on the Metro or 10 mins by car, Tynemouth Beach is a surprising and breath-taking addition to the area. Miles of golden sandy beaches, an aquarium and plenty of traditional seaside favourites make it the perfect day out
- For an adrenaline-fuelled day by the sea, time your break with the annual Sunderland International Air Show. With acrobatics from the likes of the Red Arrows and plenty of stalls, food & drink, it’s a great day out, especially when the sun is shining
- Even outside of Newcastle centre you can enjoy a fun-filled night out. Whitley Bay is renowned for its range of bars and pubs along the coastline – a stag do favourite. However, it’s a great place for anyone to enjoy a few drinks with a view
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