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5 Holiday Homes for the Great North 10K, Newcastle, UK

When attending the Great North 10K 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 in September for the Great North 10K, 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 Great North 10K

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

Mr. Bailey

Mr. Bailey, Plum Guide home in North East England, UK

Mr. Bailey, Plum Guide home in North East England, UK

Click to book Mr. Bailey now: from £110 per night Tucked away in the historic city of Durham, this cool and contemporary home is the perfect base for guests looking to explore the city and nature in equal measure. Colourful velvet sofas, a swish, modern kitchen, and three plush bedrooms will welcome you when you arrive. Start your day with breakfast together in the sleek dining space before heading out. The home is perfectly located by Durham’s architecture and hotspots. This breathtaking city is steeped in history, from its Norman castle and cathedral to the Victorian university. We highly recommend climbing the town’s tower for sweeping views of the city and countryside. Stroll along the cobbled streets, sample exquisite restaurants, or enjoy long country walks on the outskirts of town. You can easily walk to Durham train station in just 20 to explore nearby towns and cities. Sleeps up to 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

The Fortalice

The Fortalice, Plum Guide home in Northumberland, UK

The Fortalice, Plum Guide home in Northumberland, UK

Click to book The Fortalice now: from £894 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. There are so many wonderful spaces in the The Fortalice that deliver a memorable backdrop for your trip – from the formal dining room, to the two drawing rooms with open fires and plush sofas, a group of up to twenty guests can get a taste of the life of the Lord (or Lady) of the manor. 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 20 | 10 Bedrooms | 8 Bathrooms

Fortalice Wing

Fortalice Wing, Plum Guide home in Northumberland, UK

Fortalice Wing, Plum Guide home in Northumberland, UK

Click to book Fortalice Wing now: from £517 per night Set within a thirteenth-century country mansion in the tranquil surroundings of the Northumberland countryside, Fortalice Wing is the perfect home away from home for a group of up to ten guests in search of a truly relaxing break. There are beautifully kept gardens where you can find your own quiet spot for a picnic or a read. The whole group can convene in the private courtyard for a drink or fire up the barbecue for a cooking session under the stars. After a day of nature immersion, imagine coming back to the classically inspired living room with high ceilings and plump sofas, to relax by the warmth of the cosy log burner. As all five bedrooms are equally sumptuous and each comes with its own ensuite, everyone's guaranteed their little piece of privacy in this historic home. Sleeps up to 10 | 5 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms

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

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

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