Hi, we're Philip and Lynn Gregory and we have two wonderful holiday cottages for hire in the idyllic country village of Bamburgh. We've created this blog to provide anyone who's thinking of visiting the region with some great ideas on how to make the most of your trip.

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Our self catering family holiday cottages are located along one of the most breathtakingly picturesque coastal regions in the north east, with nearby Bamburgh castle towering 150 ft above the sea. If you're interested in finding out more and possibly making a booking, why not take a look at our website.

Monday, 15 October 2012

Deal Sealed to See Farne Islands Seal Colony

For the first time visitors will be able to visit the Farne Islands during the breeding season. This autumn boat trips will continue out to The Farnes from Seahouses to see the 4,000 Atlantic Grey Seals that give birth to 1,500 seal pups at this time of year. The National Trust has decided to allow visitors the privilige of seeing the seal pups for the first time in its 87 year history.

Every day until the 31st Octber two boats will set sail from Seahouses Harbour and land on Staple Island. They will be met by a team of trust rangers who will share their first hand knowledge of the islands seal colony.

The tours cost £10 for adults and £5 for children and will take place at noon and 1pm each day. Spaces are limited and bookings are advisable with The Gald Tidings boat company on 01665 720038.