Books based in this county:

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Selected for previous Original box

Authors associated with this county 

Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.

Richard Armstrong

Danielle Ramsey

Sheila Quigley

Denise Robertson

Ann Cleeves

Local directory

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Places to eat and drink

Well House Coffee Shop

33 High St


NE70 7NG

The Lavender Tearooms



TD12 4TN

Pilgrims Coffee House & Roastery


The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

TD15 2SJ

The Copper Kettle Tea Rooms

21 Front St


NE69 7BW

The Stable Yard

Stable Yard

Craster Tower



NE66 3SS

The Village Tea Rooms

58 Northumberland St



NE66 2RS

Coquet Tea Rooms

51-53 Queen St



NE65 0DA

Drift Cafe



NE61 5LA


The most northern county within England is Northumberland, which lies in the east of the country and borders the North Sea. Known for its exceptional beaches, Northumberland also has the most castles in all of England, mostly scattered along the coastline. One of them can be found across the causeway on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. 

Places to visit


Lindisfarne, Dunstanburgh Castle, Bamburgh Castle, Farne Islands, Alnwick Castle and Gardens, Hexham Abbey and Old Gaol, Kielder Forrest Park,  Northumberlandia.

Map  by Nilfanion [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons. Not affiliated with The Travelling Reader.

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