Tourism title up for grabs

The best UK holiday destination could be found on your doorstep.

Northumberland has been shortlisted for the prestigious title in the British Travel Awards.

The winner will be decided by a public online vote, with the result announced at a Gala Awards Dinner in London in November. Last year, the county won silver, narrowly missing out on the title to six-time winner Cornwall.

The campaign for votes is being led by Northumberland Tourism, Northumberland County Council and Active Northumberland. To vote log on to by September 30.