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Visiting the Farne Islands During Puffin Season April – July

Full of character, completely captivating and oh so cute, it’s no wonder the puffin is one of the country’s favourite birds! Getting up close to these rare creatures is actually easier than you might think as every year they...

Alnwick Castle is Gearing Up for Summer House Sounds

The last few weekends have given us glimmers of sunshine in the North East, it’s still flipping freezing but  the brighter days have got me dreaming of summer. I am already planning lots of weekend adventures across the region...

5 Ideas for Date Nights in Newcastle

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner I thought I would pull together a little list of some of my favourite places for date night. Newcastle is such a sensual city, full of beautiful buildings, romantic restaurants and big...

Festive Events in the North East You Need To Book Now (Before It’s Too Late!)

Is it just me or does the festive season seem to have descended upon us even sooner than usual this year? I bought a Christmas gift for someone the other week and realised later that if they wanted to...

Exploring Gateshead’s Great Outdoors

What springs to mind when you think of the Geordieland town of Gateshead? If you’d have asked me that question a few weeks ago I probably would have mentioned the shopping mecca that is intu Metrocentre, the imposing buildings that...

11 Cool Events in the North East this August Bank Holiday Weekend

I get excited whenever my weekend is extended by a day thanks to a bank holiday, but even more so in August as the possibility of sunshine and summer events make me super giddy! The next bank holiday weekend...