Love the weekend

Make vintage discoveries, head for the hills and get into the festival spirit

21-3 awayAWAY FROM IT ALL

For a far-flung romantic getaway or unique solo break, this luxury self-catering chapel conversion on the Isle of Skye in the Scottish highlands is the perfect sanctuary. Spend an afternoon in the sauna and spa bath, overlooking Loch Harport and the soaring mountains beyond.
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WITH THE KIDS

Take them to Maker Faire UK at Life Science Centre this weekend. Pop along to see real space rockets, football playing robots and performers dancing with electricity. Lords of Lightning (pictured) will be performing, too.
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Celebrate St George’s Day on Saturday at Warkworth Castle. Step back in time and make way for plenty of medieval mischief, including battles between knights and dragons, performances and plays.
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21-3 strollSTROLL

It’s that time of year when running becomes the ‘in thing’ again. Do it during your lunch break, do it early on a Saturday morning or rally the troops and take the whole afternoon. Try the Roseberry Romp running trail if you want to push yourself – the route’s varied terrain includes winding woodland paths and tough, fast ascents.
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TIME OUT

The Clayshed’s Big Vintage Festival takes place at Hoults Yard, Newcastle, on Saturday. Shop at quirky vintage stalls, enjoy old-school food and dancing and transform yourself at a 60s-style beauty parlour.
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21-3 queenEnjoy a special Afternoon Tea offering at Lumley Castle on Saturday in celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday. Includes live music by Ladies of the Court. From 1.30pm-4pm, £16.95 per person.
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21-3 teaTASTE ME

Treat yourself or someone you love to Afternoon Tea at Seaham Hall. Enjoy in the hotel lounge or out on the outdoor terrace, overlooking the coast and extensive gardens. For an extra £10, upgrade to include a glass of champagne.
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FOODIE

Bishop Auckland Food Festival kicks off this weekend. Pop along to one of the region’s biggest food events for scrummy stalls, celebrity cooking demos, pop-up restaurants and tons of entertainment.
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Beer Town returns to Malton this weekend, showcasing over 45 of the best beers in the UK. Includes plenty of local grub and homegrown entertainment. £2 per person, from 12pm.
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21-3 eatEAT IN

Craving burgers and chips? Try this healthier option, loaded with spicy sweet potato wedges, creamy avocado, crunchy veggies and lashings of garlicky, mustardy mayo.
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21-3 buyBUY ME

All eyes on you. Crayons crystal-embellished textured leather continental wallet, £409, Fendi.
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