AWAY FROM IT ALL
Settle in at The Apple Store. A cool, contemporary cottage, not far from Bamburgh, where bold design and cosy interiors come together under one revamped roof…
It’s all happening in Morpeth this weekend. Enjoy some family time out in the town centre, where grown-ups will be able to mooch food and drink stalls and sip on local gin and beer, while the kids can wow at stilt walkers, have their faces painted and enjoy carousel rides thrills.
Durham Book Festival returns for 2018, giving the region’s bookworms and bright minds a chance to enjoy one-off author events, recitals, talks and more inside some of the city’s iconic venues, including Durham Town Hall, Durham Cathedral and Gala Theatre.
WITH THE KIDS
Spanish City’s Waffle & Pancake House is now open! Time to head for Whitley Bay, then, for sandy strolls followed by sugary feasts. Little ones can load up on American-style pancakes, ice cream sundaes and build-your-own waffles.
It’s Apple Weekend at Gibside. Take them to the Walled Garden where they’ll be able to squeeze their own apple juice the traditional way and taste their way through some crisp and crunchy numbers.
Fill your bellies at Stokesley Food Fest. Mooch the stalls in search of tasty weekend treats, indulge in sensational street food and watch local people demo their foodie talents.
Corbridge’s first Food & Drink Festival will be serving up the good stuff, from tastings and demos, to baking competitions, cocktail masterclasses and speciality menus at local restaurants, cafes and pubs.