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With so many places to see and visit nearby, here are some suggestions to help you make the most of your holiday at Seawinds, Low Newton by the Sea.

Visit Northumberland offer up to the minute information about events and activities taking place during the year. There’s also lots of ideas and suggestions on their website to help you make the most of your time in Northumberland.

Seawinds is perfectly placed to make full use of Northumberland’s glorious coastline. Make a splash with local company Boards and Bikes who offer surf lessons and board and wetsuit hire.

Unleash your active spirit with one of the many activities offered by Adventure Northumberland such as coasteering or kayaking. Go on a wildlife safari with Northern Experience Wildlife Tours or go for a canter along the beach with local riding school Slate Hall.

Northumberland’s dunes and links make for ideal golf territory. Play at one of the fantastic courses nearby, including Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Club and Bamburgh Castle Golf Club.

Northumberland has more castles than any other county in England. The dramatic ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle can be seen almost as soon as you step out of Seawinds. Pay a visit to nearby Bamburgh Castle and explore Alnwick Castle, home of Hogwarts and most recently the location for Downton Abbey’s Brancaster Castle.

The famous Alnwick Garden is just a short drive away. While there, head for Barter Books, Europe’s largest second hand book store.

Head to the coast at nearby Seahouses and take a boat trip to the Farne Islands, one of the UK’s top wildlife destinations. Thousands of visiting seabirds arrive each year while the islands are also home to the largest grey seal colony in the country.

Further up the coast is the unique island of Lindisfarne, a must visit destination – but be sure to check the safe crossing times before driving across the causeway. It is cut off twice a day by the North Sea.

Explore the miles of beaches nearby and discover plenty of seaside walks. Visit the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty website for inspirational ideas and suggestions about the coastline nearby.

Photographer Paula Rosa can capture your holiday memories for ever with bespoke holiday images of you and your loved ones, on location out and about in Northumberland.

And once you have worked up an appetite, there are plenty of great places to eat out at nearby. Pop down the road to the wonderful Ship Inn which has its own brewery too and often has live music entertainment! In Newton, enjoy the eclectic Joiners Arms while The Hog’s Head Inn at nearby Alnwick is another great place to dine – especially with little ones who will love their children’s play castle.  Take tea at Howick Hall, the birthplace of Earl Grey tea – and while you are there enjoy a stroll around the fabulous gardens and arboretum.