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Northumberland Dark Sky Park

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By , December 12, 2013 23:35

A patch of Northumberland’s night sky has become the largest area of protected sky in Europe.

Northumberland National Park and Kielder Water and Forest Park have been granted dark-sky status by The International Dark Skies Association. Continue reading 'Northumberland Dark Sky Park'»

Matfen Hall

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By , May 9, 2010 10:39

Set in several acres of awe inspiring Northumberland countryside, Matfen Hall is a magnificent country house hotel. The hotel boasts 53 sumptuous bedrooms, a spa and leisure club, 27 hole golf course and one of the finest dining experiences in Northumberland. We offer a taxi service to Matfen Hall.
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Corbridge: A Brief History

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By , November 28, 2009 15:59

We operate taxis in Corbridge, a quiet village in Northumberland in the North of England. However historically it was a town of high importance and one of the largest Roman stations in the north (Corstopitum).

Although some English towns sprang up on the sites occupied by the Romans, the new settlements were usually in the immediate neighbourhood, possibly from superstitious motives. Continue reading 'Corbridge: A Brief History'»

Haydon Bridge: A Brief History

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By , November 28, 2009 03:19

We provide taxis near Haydon Bridge, a Northumbrian village built around a bridge that was destroyed in 1773. It has many interesting historical buildings and claims some notable former residents. Continue reading 'Haydon Bridge: A Brief History'»

Northumberland’s Castles

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By , November 24, 2009 00:35

Northumberland’s castles are the place to discover both the county’s battle-scarred history and the luxury living of wealthy landowners of bygone days. We’ve more castles open to the public than any other county in England. Continue reading 'Northumberland’s Castles'»