Archive for the Events, places to go & things to do. Category

Wern’t we the lucky ones!

15th May 2013 | Dee's Diary, Events, places to go & things to do., Food | No Comments

One of our guests is a really keen fisherman and comes to stay to enjoy the great local fishing on our doorstep. He and his son had a really successful and enjoyable days fishing and caught six fantastic trout. They arrived back and presented me with a bag of  fish as a gift!  That night ... Read the full post

Take the dog with you!

27th February 2013 | Dee's Diary, Events, places to go & things to do., Local News, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Just an note that we now advertise with ‘ We accept pets’. Sometimes its hard to find the right care  for your dog when you go away…well why not keep everyone happy and bring your furry friend with you .Here at Southlands Farm we have a drying room and plenty of hose pipes to wash Read the full post

Simulated Game Shoot, Alan Hawkins’ fab shooting ground!

29th July 2012 | Events, places to go & things to do., Southlands Farm News | 2 Comments

Suffice to say the man is a local legend with a wonderfully dry sense of humour to boot. Read the full post

Gunnerton Fete.

23rd May 2011 | Events, places to go & things to do., Local News, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

The first Fete in Gunnerton certainly in living memory,  The Methodist Chapel used to use a tent on it’s anniversary before the First World War, and St. Christopher’s Church used the Reading Room. Enjoy the pictures……………. Read the full post

Northumberland Gardens

6th May 2010 | Events, places to go & things to do. | No Comments

A rare chance to visit some of the most secret gardens in Northumberland on Sunday 27th June 2010. In Aid of the churches of Bolam, Whalton, Hartburn, Meldon & Netherwitton. To find out more: http://www.northumberland-garden-day.co.uk/ Northumberland Gardens Brochure Read the full post

Hexham Book Festival

24th April 2010 | Events, places to go & things to do., Food | No Comments

Worth a look if you enjoy a book. Now in it’s 4th year and growing, lots going on all week  for everyone. I’m particularly looking forward to Friday when there are some food and horticulture events. http://www.hexhambookfestival.co.uk/home/ Read the full post

Slaley Show

14th April 2010 | Events, places to go & things to do. | No Comments

Slaley is just 10 minutes South of Hexham, so not a big trek, last year was the 150th and they made a big do of it, so this year should be good. www.slaleyshow.org.uk Read the full post

Upper Redesdale Show

14th April 2010 | Events, places to go & things to do. | No Comments

Held at the Rochester Showground this is another traditional Northumbrian agricultural show, full of local flavour and character. Read the full post

Roman Wall Show

14th April 2010 | Events, places to go & things to do. | No Comments

“This is the biggest sheep show in England, and a very important venue for the breeders of Blackface Sheep. All will be more than welcome to join the farmers and locals at this traditional shepherds show.”  You could have a look at Vindolanda while you are there. Read the full post

Allendale Agricultural Show

13th April 2010 | Events, places to go & things to do. | No Comments

A great show, always a good day out. A traditional upland farmers show with lots of character. The third weekend in August. Read the full post

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