AWAY FROM IT ALL
Cosy cottages with a blast of colour and some Lakeland views, worthy of watching with a wine glass in hand. Lush cottages, as the name says.
Make Summer of ’16 the one where raspy songman Bryan Adams entertains you at the Emirates Stadium in Durham. He’s there tomorrow (Friday) night. Be there.
Classic car fest at Raby Castle which plays host to the 23rd Bi-Annual Classic Vehicle Show and Vintage Rally. Rev your engines and drive along to this fast-paced event.
WITH THE KIDS
Vallum Farm’s annual Summer Fair brings animals, rides, games and fun – plus artisan food for the grown-ups. Enjoy some award-winning ice creams and beautiful scenery in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall country.
Outdoor cinema on Friday night (August 12) at Middleton Lodge. The movie is Labyrinth featuring David Bowie in the story of a girl given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth to rescue her brother taken away by the Goblin King.
Make merry at the best of the region’s farmers’ markets this weekend. On Saturday it’s Hexham’s fine market and on Sunday Wynyard’s Farmers’ Market brings pies and pleasures to the the Walled Garden, 9.30am-3.30pm
A gourmet holiday in your own backyard. Feast on £10 & £15 menus at Newcastle’s best-loved eateries all weekend as part of the incredibly popular NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week.