Northumberland is situated on the Scottish border in the very north-east of England. An impressively scenic county, it has been the site of many battles between England and Scotland, also, thanks to the abundance of coal in the area it was of great importance during the Industrial Revolution. It features historic sites such as many castles, most notably Alnwick and sites like the renowned Hadrian's Wall. With many galleries throughout the county those with a passion for the arts will also be occupied, meanwhile nature enthusiasts can wander through the breath taking Northumberland countryside, including Northumberland National Park or the Kielder Forest Park, or the beautiful sandy beaches that the county has to offer. Those whose interests lie with shopping, as opposed to the historic, will enjoy the range of high-street and independent shops throughout the larger, more bustling towns, including the likes of Berwick-upon-Tweed. There's a large choice of properties for rent in Northumberland. There are many grand country homes SET lettings_description = in large grounds for rent in Northumberland, in addition to coastal cottages, smaller family homes and flats. A county with something for everyone, young families will be delighted with the range of excellent schools in the county, professionals can enjoy a less than an hour commute to nearby Newcastle and those seeking the tranquillity of living in the countryside are also catered for.