From south of the Scottish borders down to the North Pennines, the North East is packed with magical places to visit, breathtaking scenery and cities to wonder at.
Whether it’s visiting the Harry Potter film set Hogwarts – aka Alnwick Castle – shopping in Gateshead’s Metrocentre or finding solace in the Kielder Water & Forest Park, the North East has something for everyone, says editor Victoria Galligan…
The Northumberland coastline offers visitors some of the most breathtaking and idyllic scenery in the United Kingdom, while a few miles in land those who frequent here will be to tell you of the hustle and bustle of the city. Often a forgotten corner of the country, the North East of England has lots to offer and it isn’t only promoted at humans either. Have you ever considered that every time you leave your dog at home, they think you are just going on ‘walkies’ without them? Well, now you don’t have to.
Thanks to the amazing array of attractions in the UK, there’s something out there for everyone to enjoy on those rare family days off. And while it’s hard to please everyone in the group all of the time, there are some days out which will offer the full range of tourist delights for babies up to grannies and grandads. Here, editor Victoria Galligan helps you work out which type of family you are – and suggests some great days out to try…
As the Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival gets set to celebrate its fifteenth anniversary this May Bank Holiday (26-27th), a new and exciting addition is planned in the form of the festival’s first dedicated vegan site.
Situated in the Duke of Wellington Car Park and free to enter for event ticket holders, visitors will be able to sample a range of products including foraged and homegrown syrups – lilac, rhubarb and sugar-free lavender - from Tast Natur and punchy flavours from The Parsnipship.
Super car driving experiences from Red Letter Days