County Durham, Days Out, Food & Drink, Nights Out

5 Great Places for Drinks in Durham

This week has seen the return of the mesmerising Lumiere Light Festival to Durham City, and what a spectacle it is. Having been a student at Durham University for three years, I have been lucky enough to marvel at the artistic beauty of this biennial festival. I have also frequented many of the bars in… Continue reading 5 Great Places for Drinks in Durham

Days Out, newcastle

Getting Into the Christmas Spirit at the Living North Christmas Fair

From the moment I stepped into the huge white marquee in Exhibition Park and smelled my favourite White Company Winter Candle, I knew the Living North Christmas Fair was going to be just the thing to get me into the Christmas spirit. Having been to the Fair at its previous venue, Newcastle Racecourse, I was… Continue reading Getting Into the Christmas Spirit at the Living North Christmas Fair

County Durham, Days Out

5 of my Favourite Things to do in Durham City

Having spent three years living and studying in Durham, I have visited many of the places and done many of the exciting things that Durham City has to offer. Durham is a small, cathedral city yet it is bursting with delightful tearooms, independent restaurants and historical and cultural beauty. Planning a day trip to Durham?… Continue reading 5 of my Favourite Things to do in Durham City

Days Out, northumberland

A Day Out In Bamburgh

The Northumberland Coast is a stretch of quaint seaside towns, stunning, uninterrupted beaches, history and great pubs and restaurants. No part of the coastline represents this more than Bamburgh! As a child I went to Bamburgh Castle and had a fab time exploring the craggy castle by the dunes, but I've returned to the town… Continue reading A Day Out In Bamburgh