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A rise in staycations in Northumberland

Northumberland - it's easy to see why it attracts so many visitors.
Northumberland - it's easy to see why it attracts so many visitors.

Easter school-holiday staycation bookings to Northumberland are up 17 per cent on last year, according to figures released by Sykes Holiday Cottages.

The independent holiday rental agency’s data shows that the county has experienced one of the biggest growths in Easter bookings across the UK.

Northumberland has proved particularly popular over Easter for holidaymakers from the North West and East Midlands.

It’s not just two-legged travellers coming to Northumberland either, as four in 10 guests will be bringing their dogs along for a break too.

To book one of Sykes’ 300 properties in Northumberland, visit the website www.sykescottages.co.uk or call 01244 617683.