Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland,TD12 4UU

THE AREA

The Secret Kingdom of North Northumberland is one of Britain’s most unspoilt areas with its rolling fields and dramatic coastlines.

If you seek peace and tranquillity, it can be found in many places, yet in this county of contrasts there is an abundance of leisure pursuits on the doorstep; walking, fishing, golf and sailing to name but a few.

Set high on the banks of the river Till, Tillmouth Park is located in parkland gardens between the Scottish town of Coldstream, home of the famous Coldstream Guards and the Elizabethan walled town of Berwick upon Tweed in England. If history is your thing, then some of the most historic castles and houses in England and Scotland are but a short and pleasant drive away. Gardening enthusiasts will find a variety of sites to visit with some of the best inland and coastal gardens anywhere in the UK.

For those with an interest in bird watching or wildlife, you will find a rich variety of species both inland and on the coast while the famous Farne Islands and the Holy Island of Lindesfarne are renowned for their bird and seal colonies.