Premier Inn Newcastle Gosforth/Cramlington is not only handy for Newcastle's city centre but also well-placed for business and leisure locations further afield. You could follow in the magical footsteps of Harry Potter at Alnwick Castle, explore the beautiful beaches of the north-east coast, and in early September join the jogging masses for the Great North Run. When your day is done, kick back in the Beefeater restaurant, or your spacious room with its extra-comfy bed.
Facilities – at a glance
The UK's largest budget accommodation provider – ideal for business, leisure and family stays
- En-suite rooms: 97
- Family rooms: 0
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Open all year
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About The area
If it’s history you’re after, there’s heaps of it in Northumberland. On Hadrian’s Wall you can imagine scarlet-cloaked Roman legionaries keeping watch for painted Pictish warriors while cursing the English weather and dreaming of home. Desolate battlefield sites and hulking fortresses such as Alnwick, Dunstanburgh, Bamburgh and Warkworth are reminders that this, until not so very long ago, was a contested border region. The ruins of Lindisfarne bear witness to the region’s early Christian history.
Northumberland also has some of Britain’s best beaches. On summer days, and even in winter, you’ll see surfers and other brave souls making the most of the coast. Inland, there are some great walks and bike rides in the dales of the Cheviot Hills and the Simonsides – just hilly enough to be interesting, without being brutally steep. There's dramatic scenery in the High Pennines, where waterfalls plunge into deep valleys, and there are swathes of heather-scented moorland. Northumberland National Park covers over 400 square miles of moorland and valleys with clear streams and pretty, stone-built villages. It’s just the place for wildlife watching too. You’ll find flocks of puffins, guillemots and other seabirds around the Farne Islands, and seals and dolphins offshore.
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