AWAY FROM IT ALL
Fancy switching off on a spring getaway? We settled in at St Mary’s Inn, Northumberland, for a sumptuous stay with Sunday supper…
Head out to Northumberland and the North York Moors to celebrate this year’s Dark Skies Festival. Enjoy cycling and walking, attend star-gazing parties or go star-spotting at Kielder Observatory.
Catch a special screening of Moulin Rouge at Newcastle Castle on Friday night – the perfect way to kick-start the weekend. Bring your own snacks and refreshments, get cosy and lose yourself in the Baz Luhrmann magic.
WITH THE KIDS
Take little ones to Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium for a sense-ational tour of its underwater habitats. Discover why starfish feel rough, how fish can hear underwater and what food taste likes to seals.
Hall Hill Farm re-opens this weekend, offering kids crafty workshops in its barns and plenty of opportunities to meet and pet its winter animals, including pygmy goats and chicks!
Get yourselves along to Preston Park Museum & Grounds on Sunday for a special cooking demo, showcasing its Walled Kitchen Garden produce. A chance to sample tasty seasonal treats and take home new culinary ideas and recipes.
Settle in at Lost Property, Yarm, with your sweetheart and enjoy a special Valentine’s Day-inspired menu, topped off with live music. Dive in to fresh oysters, surf & turf and a sweet dessert plate for two.