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Lets go North…

There are such a vast number of places to visit in Northumberland, many folks head to the North of the County and get as far as the beautiful coastline scattered with its castles along miles of sandy beaches, little fishing fishing villages, great walking, and a wonderful selection of spots to stop off for a drink and a bite to eat.  But, travel just a few miles further north and there’s another world to visit, stay and explore and accommodation here can be a few % more kind to your pocket too. Only five or six miles north and a little inland is the old coaching town of Belford.  Once a frenetic stopping off point on the North/South journey from Edinburgh to Newcastle and beyond, it is now bypassed by the modern day A1.  A death nell for the town, some may have thought, but this market town has retained many of its features from its former life, the old coaching inns, cobbled market square, impressive stone structures reminicent of more affluent times, and is building …