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5 Holiday Homes for the Blaydon Race, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

When attending the Blaydon Race you need the perfect accommodation, so look no further. These homes are the best of the best


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If you’re heading to Newcastle upon Tyne in June for the Blaydon Race, then we’ve got the perfect accommodation for you. When enjoying an event as incredible as this, your home has to match the standards, so heed our expert advice and book one of these gems to truly complete the experience.

Where to reside near the Blaydon Race

Take a look at 5 of the very best holiday homes in our Newcastle upon Tyne collection. If these don’t meet your high expectations, then nothing will.

Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf, Plum Guide home in Northumberland, England

Fisherman's Wharf, Plum Guide home in Northumberland, England

Click to book Fisherman's Wharf now: from £150 per night Thoughtful design and chic interiors make Fisherman’s Wharf a fabulous home for your next trip to Northumberland. Tucked away in the charming fishing town of Amble, you’ll have plenty to see and do here. Visit the bustling marina, stroll along endless sandy beaches, or try a wide range of water sports. A great day trip is a visit to the nearby Coquet Island, where an abundance of wildlife can be discovered. Amble is also home to plenty of outstanding restaurants, charming pubs and, of course, delicious seafood. For those who want to venture out, you’re located just nine miles from Alnwick, another charming coastal town, or fifteen miles from Morpeth. As we said, there’s plenty to see here. When you’re ready to head home, you’ll be welcomed back by the wood-burning stove, sumptuous sofas and sleek kitchen. Sleeps up to 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Peace On The Horizon

Peace On The Horizon, Plum Guide home in Yorkshire, UK

Peace On The Horizon, Plum Guide home in Yorkshire, UK

Click to book Peace On The Horizon now: from £110 per night If we told you to imagine a postcard-perfect coastal village, you'd probably picture something like Runswick Bay. Cute clusters of red-roofed cottages hug a sheltered stretch of sandy beach, where you can do all the lovely seaside things - explore rock pools, go on coastal walks at sunset and, of course, consume copious amounts of ice cream. After a hard day breathing in all that fresh sea air, this cabin is a welcome base to return to. Making memories with loved ones is easy in the open plan living space, while two sun-kissed terraces are perfect for leisurely breakfasts and even more leisurely evening drinks. Nippy nights are no bother when you're curled up on the sofa by the fire. And if you've fallen for this area's seaside charms, you are well positioned to explore the nearby coastal gems of North Yorkshire, including Whitby, Staithes, Sandsend and Saltburn-by-the-Sea. Sleeps up to 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms


Stirrups, Plum Guide home in North East England, UK

Stirrups, Plum Guide home in North East England, UK

Click to book Stirrups now: from £100 per night This mellow stone stable conversion is everything you'd expect from a romantic retreat in Northumbria. Inside, the horses have definitely bolted, and in their place, you'll find a sleek, contemporary home in calming tones, with a few pops of rich colour. Have a glass of champagne at the bistro table for two, open up the French doors and relax on a recliner in the peaceful and verdant garden. It's situated just minutes from Alnmouth Beach, where you can stroll hand-in-hand on undulating golden sands, spotting the estuary birds on the saltmarshes. Or explore the many incredible historic castles in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, then savour a hearty, home-style meal in one of the cosy local pubs nearby. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

Hans in Luck

Hans in Luck, Plum Guide home in the North East, England, UK

Hans in Luck, Plum Guide home in the North East, England, UK

Click to book Hans in Luck now: from £100 per night Tucked away in the picturesque village of Wall in Northumberland, you surely won’t be surprised to hear you’re just a short way from the infamous Hadrian’s Wall. Enthusiastic walkers are sure to fall in love with this idyllic location. The home itself was recently renovated and now boasts plenty of modern comforts and luxuries without losing any of its original charm. Exposed walls and vaulted ceilings add plenty of character to this charming space for up to four guests. After you’ve been out exploring the area and enjoying long country walks, you’ll be delighted to return home to the wood-burning stove and the fully equipped kitchen. Be sure to pack a good book and your favourite company for a trip you won’t soon forget. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

Great Fortalice Estate

Great Fortalice Estate, Plum Guide home in Northumberland, England

Great Fortalice Estate, Plum Guide home in Northumberland, England

Click to book Great Fortalice Estate now: from £1318 per night This historic country mansion dates back to the thirteenth century and delivers a unique experience with its regal indoor spaces, beautifully kept gardens and tranquil surroundings. Made up of a manor house for up to twenty guests, plus a separate wing sleeping ten guests, there are so many wonderful spaces that deliver a memorable backdrop for your trip – from the formal dining room, to the drawing rooms with open fires and plush sofas, or the private courtyard for alfresco dining and socialising. Get a taste of the high life and be your own Lord (or Lady) of the manor with an escape to Great Fortalice Estate. Wonderfully positioned in the beautiful Northumberland countryside, this location really does offer something for everyone – you'll be just a short drive from the incredible coastline and buzzing Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in case you ever miss city life. Sleeps up to 30 | 15 Bedrooms | 14 Bathrooms

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