Less than an hours drive and you will be taken away by the 80 miles of Northumbria coastline. Summer or winter, its a great day out for families. Keen walkers will find themselves in paradise with our rolling hills, picturesque scenery and over 1000 miles of walking routes.


Talkin Tarn is a glacial lake and country park near Brampton, Cumbria, England. The lake is a kettle hole lake, formed 10,000 years ago by mass glacial action.

The tarn is glacial in origin, being formed about 10000 years ago, and is fed by underground streams. You can sail, windsurf, canoe or hire one of the wooden rowing boats. Fishing is available at the Tarn. The shop hires mountain bikes and there are suggested routes taking you through beautiful countryside. There is a 1.3 mile path round the tarn which is suitable for wheelchairs.

Brampton, Cumbria CA8 1HN

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With 8 Golf courses within a 20 mile radius of the apartment, you'd be silly not to take advantage of this if you have packed your clubs. 

Below is a few of the best around..


Hexham Golf Club - Hexham Golf Club and is set within acres of fabulous countryside overlooking the River Tyne in the market town of Hexham. The golf club offers golfer's a stunning and memorable 18 hole parkland golf course and invites both members and visitors to sample the warm and friendly welcome. Visit their website and book your slot here.


Slaley Hall - Renowned as the 'Augusta Of The North'. The Hunting Course at Slaley Hall is one that should be on every golfer's bucket list.   The Priestman stretches away from the resort itself, offering golfers panoramic views of the Northumberland countryside. Visit their website and book your slot here


Close House - Close House is the home of the world's only 2 Lee Westwood golf courses and the North-east's only PGA Golf Academy. They were the venue for the 2017 British Masters. Visit their website and book your slot here.


Kielder Water & Forest Park brings you nature on a grander scale. The views are bigger, the night sky brighter, the sports wilder and the smiles wider. They're home to the biggest man-made lake in Northern Europe and, at over 250 square miles, the largest working forest in England. The best way to explore Kielder is to start at one of our three visitor centres, Tower Knowe, Kielder Waterside or Kielder Castle. You can cycle/walk/run around the lake with a 26mile path around, of course you don't have to do the whole thing! visitkielder.com



Kielder, Hexham, NE48 1EG