Discover castles, houses and open spaces then lose yourself in the dunes of the Northumberland Coast. There's always something to inspire your day out in the North East.
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We love that festive feeling in the run up to the big day, so last year we filmed some of you getting into the Christmas spirit with us.
Have you made Father Christmas’ good list this year? Find out where he’s stopping off in the North East in the run up to the big day. He’s a popular guy so early booking is recommended
Fairs and markets
Pick up local crafts and get some inspiration for Christmas gifts.
- Gibside Farmers' market, 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month
- Washington Old Hall Frost Fayre, 23 November
- Souter Lighthouse Christmas Craft Fair, 29 November
Looking for somewhere a bit different for your next holiday? Check our our holiday cottages in the North East including a lighthouse keeper's cottage, a cottage overlooking Lindisfarne Castle and a former farmhouse next to the best preserved Roman Fort along Hadrian's Wall.