Plan Your Weekend In Northumberland | Ad Gefrin

Plan Your Weekend In Northumberland

5th December 2023

Northumberland is truly one of the best places to stay in the North East, home to beautiful and breathtaking countryside and coastal landscapes, a rich heritage that has shaped the region, exciting attractions and a whole host of destinations to explore.       

Discover our guide to where to stay in Northumberland, including the best experiences to enjoy with family and friends, as well as places to visit in Northumberland, and plan your weekend break in Northumberland. 

Places To Stay In Northumberland


Top of our list of places to stay in Northumberland, is the historic market town of Wooler. 

Located in the heart of Northumberland, Wooler sits right on the edge of the Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park. It is the perfect location to easily access walking and cycling routes, the best wildlife spotting destinations, and explore a quintessential Northumberland town. 

Wooler has some great accommodation options to stay during your weekend break, from traditional inns, cosy self catering cottage options, and luxury hotels like the Tankerville Arms Hotel. 

Accommodation in Wooler is conveniently located for you to visit Ad Gefrin and enjoy a meal during your weekend getaway at our bistro and bar, strolling a short walk to and from us, meaning adults amongst your booking can enjoy sampling our spirits, including our Thirlings Dry Gin and our Tácnbora whisky blend


Stay nearby to Ad Gefrin in the village of Chillingham, famous for its warm and welcoming accommodation in its historic castle. 

Whether you want to enjoy a special stay in Chillingham castle, soaking up the local history of the area, at their luxury manor house B and B, or the areas range of self catering Air B and B stays, there are so many options to choose from for your perfect weekend break in Northumberland. 

As you head out for a day of exploring make sure to book your visit at Ad Gefrin online and experience our immersive distillery tour and tasting, delve into the rich history of Northumberland’s Golden Age during the Anglo Saxon period with our great hall, museum and collections.

Ford & Etal

One of Northumberland’s best kept secret locations, perfect for a weekend getaway is Ford & Etal. Steeped in history, the area is one of the nicest places to stay in Northumberland, providing individuals, couples and families with some peace and quiet. 

Enjoy staying in the area at cosy and traditional Northumberland accommodation options, including the Black Bull Inn, one of the area's historic thatched roof pubs, as well as The Bluebell Inn, Hay Farm House B&B and The White Swan Inn. 

Accommodation at Ford & Etal is a short drive from Ad Gefrin, but with ample parking on site at our experience as well as additional parking in Wooler, you will be able to enjoy all that Ad Gefrin and Wooler has to offer on your weekend break. 

Book Tickets To Ad Gefrin For Your Weekend Break

Planning a weekend break in Northumberland offers an exciting blend of history, spectacular views, and cultural experiences, and Ad Gefrin is one of them. When planning your weekend getaway in Northumberland, make sure to book your tickets to experience everything that Ad Gefrin has to offer, including our Wooler museum and great hall experience, sharing the rich heritage of the Anglo Saxon community and royal court of Gefrin, our distillery with bookable guided tours and tastings all sharing insights into how our spirits are made, as well as our bar and bistro and gift shop, all filled with produce and gifts that truly give visitors a taste of Northumberland. Book your tickets online to visit us as part of your weekend break in Northumberland. 


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