TOP THINGS TO DO AROUND MARSHALL MEADOWS HOTEL
Castles and Holy Islands
Marshall Meadows is close by to one of the most stunning places in the UK.
Bamburgh: The village of Bamburgh is well worth a visit. Start at the castle which was rebuilt in 1131 then onto the wide expanses of Bamburgh beach with views across to Holy Island and the Farne Islands and then into the RNLI Grace Darling Museum.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne: Holy Island is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the North East. St. Aiden founded the monastery in ad635 and Lindisfarne has had tremendous religious significance ever since. The island also hosts a castle and some wonderful walks. There are some very pleasant places to eat in the village and also a visitor centre where you can sample the famous Lindisfarne Mead.
Berwick upon Tweed
Take a walk along the Ramparts and visit the Barracks which houses the King’s own Scottish Borderers museum, a contemporary Art Gallery and the Berwick Borough Museum.
Once you have finished you may like to walk along the Lowry Trail which revisits areas of interest to the famed artist from his many visits here. Then take a trip out to Conundrum Farm and Trail to feed the animals. Whilst there stop off at Halidon Hill to view an ancient battlefield from the year 1333 when the English retook Berwick from the Scots in a famous battle. To finish the day off take a trip to Chain Bridge Honey Farm to learn about beekeeping and how beeswax and honey products are made. There is also a shop where you can purchase various honey products.
Golf Courses and Links
Test yourself at a choice of Championship courses or links in this stunning part of Northumberland.
A designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are few courses in the UK to parallel those in Northumberland which surround Marshall Meadows. No matter what your handicap, you’ll find a course to suit you and push you to your limits.