Please find below a selection of self catering holiday cottages to rent in Morpeth, Northumberland.
Birthplace of Capability Brown and William Turner, this attractive medieval town successfully blends old with new and is renowned for its shopping and entertainment. Annual events include the Northumbrian Gathering, a three-day cultural extravaganza with colourful pageants.
Stock up your Morpeth holiday cottage's larder at the weekly market, or the monthly farmers' market if your timing's right. For exclusive fashion and luxury household goods, Rutherford & Co. is Morpeth's flagship store, offering unrivalled quality and service. Once you've exhausted the town, the Milkhope Centre at nearby Blagdon features a collection of lovely specialist shops.
Explore the William Turner Garden, woodland trails and riverside walks in Carlisle Park. Visit the 13th Century Chantry, home to the Bagpipe Museum and Northumbrian Arts and Crafts Gallery. When you're feeling hungry, Morpeth's restaurants satisfy every palate.
Morpeth's central location makes for some great days out. For 'farmtastic' fun, take the kids to the Whitehouse Farm Centre. For walking, cycling, riding, paddling, surfing, sailing and bird-watching, head east to Druridge Bay Country Park, boasting seven miles of golden sands!
Or spend a day at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate, a National Trust site with a beautiful mansion, gardens and parkland. Follow the Red Squirrel Walk, a two-mile trail through the woods and glimpse these delightful creatures in their natural habitat.
Also nearby is Woodhorn, where various exhibitions display the county's industrial heritage and a huge country park offers all kinds of outdoor activities.
So, if you're looking for somewhere with lots to see and do, a Morpeth holiday cottage could be the perfect solution.