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5 Holiday Homes for the Great North Run, Newcastle, UK

When attending the Great North Run you need the perfect accommodation, so look no further. These homes are the best of the best


View of the Tyne Bridge, Newcastle, England, UK

If you’re heading to Newcastle in September for the Great North Run, 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 Run

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.

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


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

Colours Borrowed From The Sea

Colours Borrowed From The Sea, Plum Guide home in the North East, England, UK

Colours Borrowed From The Sea, Plum Guide home in the North East, England, UK

Click to book Colours Borrowed From The Sea now: from £90 per night Located just a few steps from the calm beach of Marske, this home is the ideal cottage from which to explore the Yorkshire coast. Enjoy tea and coffee on the al fresco dining patio before heading out for a day of adventure. The sloping sand beaches and the flower lined paths of Marske Valley Gardens will enchant you. Wander along the famed Cleveland Way which snakes its way through the village and neighbouring seaside towns. Be sure to stop in the village of Marske-by-the-sea which boasts its own independent businesses and vibrant way of life. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

Coach For Two

Coach For Two, Plum Guide home in the North East, England, UK

Coach For Two, Plum Guide home in the North East, England, UK

Click to book Coach For Two now: from £100 per night Nestled into the beach resort town of Alnmouth, this former coach house has had a complete remodel to offer comfort and style to a cosy couple or a single traveller. With its stone staircase, vaulted ceilings and exposed beams, the home has kept much of its original charm and your hosts have lovingly furnished the space with traditional accents to match its setting. Start your day with a cup of tea or coffee in the lush garden, then head out for long country walks or strolls along the beach. After a long day exploring the area, sampling the village pubs or doing some shopping, you’ll be pleased to return home to your picture-perfect cottage. Make yourself cosy and comfortable in front of the black range fireplace and prepare a delicious meal in your country kitchen. Those looking for a cosy space to call home on their next trip to Northumberland should surely consider Coach For Two. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

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

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