Northumberland is a wonderful destination for a glamping holiday. Book into one of our stunning glamping sites for instant access to the glorious dark night skies, rolling hills and bracing sea air. Unwind and enjoy the extremes of the lush forest wilderness and jagged coastlines.
Our luxury Wigwam® Holiday cabins are furnished with all the home comforts - everything you need to get your perfect holiday started. Relax in your own outside dining area and breathe in the fresh air. Located on beautiful, quiet sites and with en-suite facilities, you’ll find it easy to unwind after a day of exploring Northumberland.
Perfect holidays, perfect glamping, perfect Northumberland
Wigwam® Sites are ideal for those getting-away-from-it holidays. No matter what you love to do on holiday - there’s something to suit you. Stargazers, nature lovers, history fans and hill walkers have the world at their fingertips here in Northumberland and there’s so much beauty to explore. No trip to this region would be complete without some time spent in a village pub, enjoying a big bowl of pan haggerty (cheese, potatoes and onions - comfort food at its best) and enjoying the company of the locals.
Things to do in Northumberland with Wigwam® Holidays
Alnwick Castle & Alnwick Gardens
Famously the location for the Harry Potter films and Downton Abbey, this impressive castle and stately home was built in the 11th Century. It's open to the public but is also occupied by the Percy family - the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland.
Tours are available through the impressive rooms of the stately home and the museums and exhibitions that portray the history of the castle and the surrounding areas. It's fascinating stuff and when you add in broomstick flying lessons, a dragon quest, treasure hunts, a tasty lunch at the cafe, a browse around the shop and a tour around the Alnwick Gardens - (featuring the intriguing Poison Garden) it's fair to say you should dedicate a full day to this wonderful place.
Alnwick Castle is a short drive along the A1 from Wigwam® Holidays Pot-a-Doodle-Do and will be a highlight of your Northumberland glamping holiday. There are always new exhibitions and events on throughout the year - so check the website before you go.
Enjoy the big open skies of the Northumberland coastline as you lie back in the sand dunes that hug the golden sand of Seahouses beach. With views of the Farne Isles on a clear day, it’s a beautiful spot to while away an afternoon. A small harbour was built in the 1800s and you can hop on a tourist boat and go puffin and seal spotting, and of course, it’s not far from one or two tasty chip shops. You’ll find it impossible to resist the smell of fish and chips floating on the seaside breeze.
Enjoy a seaside glamping experience like no other when you book your break at Wigwam® Holidays Springhill Farm
Just six miles along the B1342 from Wigwam® Holidays Waren Mill sits this stunning castle. It truly is a sight to behold. a sight to behold. Legend has it that King Arthur escaped here from Lancelot - bringing with him his trusty Excalibur.
Northumberland International Dark Sky Park
There are not many places you can view the Milky Way in all its splendour or spot the Andromeda Galaxy a mere 2.5 million light years away, but stargazers and night sky enthusiasts are treated to this and so much more. Home to Europe's largest area of protected sky, the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park is the best place in England to catch a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis.
Northumberland National Park
Set in five hundred acres of stunning countryside, the sculpture park is now celebrating forty years of ‘art without walls’. With over 80 contemporary sculptures tucked away in the landscape, this is a wonderful way to experience art. There are indoor exhibitions, events and activities for the younger ones, a delicious restaurant and a gift shop selling unique items. It’s a marvellous way to spend a day out.
Vindolanda Roman Fort
Vindolanda - a Roman fort south of Hadrian’s Wall is said to be one of the most exciting and fascinating sights in the Roman world. There is so much to learn about life in the Roman army and the charitable trust which looks after the site suggests taking a whole day to visit the fort remains and the museum. It’s well worth a visit.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
Just ten miles from Wigwam® Holidays Pot-a-Doodle-Do. Make sure you check the tide times so you can follow the Pilgrim's Path to visit this beautiful and serene island. Steeped in history dating back to the year 635, learn about how Christianity flourished from this ancient location, how the Vikings nearly destroyed it entirely and taste the delicious coffee and mead brewed on the island.
We’ve got Northumberland covered
Northumberland never disappoints, and with so much to see and do in this varied region, you deserve to relax and enjoy a peaceful evening after a busy day. Booking a Wigwam® Holidays cabin gives you the chance to catch up on some rest and spend some quiet, slow time in beautiful surroundings with your favourite people.
Our sites are the ideal base to explore all that Northumberland has to offer, whilst giving you a unique and restful evening by your own campfire, and a comfortable bed for an excellent nights sleep.
For a more coastal retreat, book into Wigwam® Holidays Springhill Farm which is a short walk to the beach and close to the holiday town of Seahouses, or Wigwam® Holidays Pot-a-Doodle-do, with stunning views to Holy Island.
They’re all in beautiful locations and are perfect for families, groups and couples seeking a great holiday in the great outdoors.
To get the very best out of your glamping in Northumberland holiday, read our Destination Spotlight: Northumberland article.
Read how our guest blogger - Mother Hermit - got on when she took her family glamping in Northumberland in a Wigwam Holiday cabin for the first time.
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