Everyday life in Bygone Days at Harbottle

In the early part of the 19th century, the majority of the population of Coquetdale worked the land. Many were subsistence farmers, depending on the common land and stints to […]

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Murder!

Life for a farm labourer was hard in the early half of the 19th century. It was a constant struggle to survive – the meagre wages paid for some things, […]

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Bowl Hole Skeletons

The Bowl Hole is an early medieval cemetery site just 300m to the south of Bamburgh Castle. It is thought to be the burial ground for the royal court of […]

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A day out with the dog

We have been asked to do a list of dog friendly venues in Northumberland, and I think that’s a great idea. I like to be able to take my dog […]

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Castles, Battles and Bastles

Northumberland is famous for its castles, there’s no doubt about that. The ones on or near the coast are all too well known to mention, but who can name all […]

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