Days out

Days out

A visit to Etal Castle

Etal Castle is a medieval fortification in the village of Etal in Northumberland. The castle was built as a defence against Scottish border raiders and the ruins remain as a reminder of these times. A…

Etal Castle is a medieval fortification in the village of Etal in Northumberland. The castle was built as a defence against Scottish border raiders and the ruins remain as a reminder of these times. A visit takes you back into the past and allows you to discover the history of the region. Read on to find out more.

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Trying the Café Rouge seasonal set menu

We recently tried the Café Rouge seasonal set menu at our local Newcastle branch. The set menu is a warming selection of dishes made with seasonal vegetables. Find out what we thought. January is a…

We recently tried the Café Rouge seasonal set menu at our local Newcastle branch. The set menu is a warming selection of dishes made with seasonal vegetables. Find out what we thought.

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Afternoon tea at the Vermont Hotel Newcastle

Afternoon tea at the Vermont Hotel Newcastle is an experience you should not miss. Enjoy a splendid tea in opulent surroundings in the centre of town. Over the last few months, I have been on…

Afternoon tea at the Vermont Hotel Newcastle is an experience you should not miss. Enjoy a splendid tea in opulent surroundings in the centre of town.

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A birthday lunch at Café Rouge, Newcastle

Café Rouge, Newcastle is a French bistro on Grey Street in the centre of town. We went there for a birthday lunch to find out what it was like. The one good thing about having…

Café Rouge, Newcastle is a French bistro on Grey Street in the centre of town. We went there for a birthday lunch to find out what it was like.

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Newcastle’s Christmas Markets 2017

Don’t you love Christmas markets? This year we went to a couple of Newcastle’s Christmas markets to see what was going on. It’s nearly Christmas? Have you been good this year? Are you looking forward…

Don't you love Christmas markets? This year we went to a couple of Newcastle's Christmas markets to see what was going on.

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