AWAY FROM IT ALL
Head to Amble for a weekend ramble. Discover lobster pots, puffins, harbourside pods and more at this top seaside spot – perfect seafood lovers, surfers and relaxed weekenders!
Have a mooch around Newcastle’s Make & Mend Market, showcasing the best in handmade and recycled arty bits and pieces. Feel inspired as you make your way through the stalls and chat to local creative makers.
Grab the girls and head to Hadrian’s Tipi at STACK, Newcastle, on Sunday for a special fashion show, showcasing clothing from two of the container community’s fashion retailers, Lula Bella Boutique and Uncaptive.
WITH THE KIDS
Carry on the Halloween fun at Raby Castle. Hold their hands as you take spooky trails and history-filled tours around the castle and its grounds, before heading to the tearooms for toffee apples and pumpkin lattes.
Take them to Preston Park on Sunday, where they’ll be able to make their own rockets, just in time for Bonfire Night, and Christmas elves made out of felt. Don’t miss the Owl Display before you leave!
A weekend in Morpeth sounds like a plan. Mooch about the Farmers’ Market on Saturday, picking up tasty treats from local traders, then return on Sunday to toast some marshmallows at the town’s annual bonfire and firework display.
Settle in at Crook Hall, Durham, on Sunday for a spot of bonfire-themed Afternoon Tea. Expect a cracking selection of dainty treats, including traditional scones, sandwiches filled with smoky flavour and mini desserts with sparkle.