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Northumberland has some of the most iconic historic sites in the country, including internationally renowned places like the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site and Lindisfarne Priory on Holy Island, the spiritual home of the Lindisfarne Gospels.


English Heritage has some of the most impressive and captivating historic sites across the county, as well as an action-packed programme of events sweeping you closer to the history and heritage of whichever site or property you choose to visit. Look out for half term and holiday events throughout the year for children to enjoy.


Visit the furthest reaches of the Roman Empire at some of the best-preserved sites on Hadrian’s Wall like Chesters Roman Fort, Housesteads Roman Fort, Corbridge Roman Town and Birdoswald Roman Fort. Find inner peace at the tranquil setting of Lindisfarne Priory. Go castle spotting at Warkworth or Dunstanburgh. Or just enjoy Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens with its magnificent Greek inspired hall, exotic gardens and Medieval castle.


English Heritage membership paves the way to days out to enjoy at over 400 historic sites in England for free as well as free or discounted entry to hundreds of events throughout the year.


The summer holidays are now here so why not download our school holidays planner to keep the kids busy over the next six weeks.

English Heritage sites

Northumberland has some of the most iconic historic sites in the country, including internationally renowned places like the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site and Lindisfarne Priory on Holy Island, the spiritual home of the Lindisfarne Gospels.


English Heritage has some of the most impressive and captivating historic sites across the county, as well as an action-packed programme of events sweeping you closer to the history and heritage of whichever site or property you choose to visit. Look out for half term and holiday events throughout the year for children to enjoy.


Visit the furthest reaches of the Roman Empire at some of the best-preserved sites on Hadrian’s Wall like Chesters Roman Fort, Housesteads Roman Fort, Corbridge Roman Town and Birdoswald Roman Fort. Find inner peace at the tranquil setting of Lindisfarne Priory. Go castle spotting at Warkworth or Dunstanburgh. Or just enjoy Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens with its magnificent Greek inspired hall, exotic gardens and Medieval castle.


English Heritage membership paves the way to days out to enjoy at over 400 historic sites in England for free as well as free or discounted entry to hundreds of events throughout the year.


The summer holidays are now here so why not download our school holidays planner to keep the kids busy over the next six weeks.

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Castle and Keep
Historic sites
Warkworth
Set in a quaint Northumberland town, this hill-top fortress and hermitage offers a fantastic family day out. ...
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 302 reviews
Outside Dunstanburgh Castle
Historic sites
Craster
The ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle tower over the Northumberland coastal line. It is an ideal family day out with a picnic area, fantastic views, and it is not far from the Scottish Borders. ...
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 367 reviews
Corbridge Roman Town
Historic sites
Corbridge
Corbridge was initially the site of a series of important forts. But after Hadrian's Wall was fully commissioned it developed into a prosperous town, a tempting leave-centre for off-duty Wall garrison ...
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 142 reviews
Housesteads Roman Fort
Historic sites
Haydon Bridge
The most complete example of a British Roman fort, Housesteads features magnificent ruins and stunning views of the countryside surrounding Hadrian's Wall. ...
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 470 reviews
Outside Lindisfarne Priory
Historic sites
Holy Island
Experience the serenity of Lindisfarne Priory, cut off from the world on the beautiful Holy Island. Take in panoramic views of the Northumbrian coast, unpack a picnic in the priory grounds, and take a ...
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 116 reviews
Welcome to Belsay Hall Castle and Gardens
Historic sites
Belsay
With so much to see and do, a trip to Belsay is one of the best value family days out in North East England. Stunning gardens, beautiful architecture and magnificent views all in one ...
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 223 reviews
Birdoswald section of the wall
Historic sites
Gilsland
Built in one of the most picturesque places in Cumbria, Birdoswald is where you can see the longest continuous stretch of Hadrian's Wall. ...
Chesters Roman Fort - Hadrians Wall
Historic sites
Chollerford
Chesters is the place to relax on Hadrian's Wall, mainly because it is home to one of the best preserved Roman bathhouses in Britain. The tranquil riverside fot is a popular spot for families. Childre ...
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 178 reviews
Inside Warkworth Hermitage
Historic sites
Warkworth
The hermitage is cut into the rock of the river cliff, hidden away underneath the wooded bank, a short walk upstream from the castle. Half a mile from Warkworth Castle, tucked away by the Coquet and a ...
Outside Brinkburn Priory
Historic sites
Rothbury
Founded in 1135 for canons of the Augustinian order, Brinkburn was restored in the 19th century and now survives in its entirety as Northumberland's finest example of early Gothic architecture. ...
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 28 reviews
Outside Prudhoe Castle
Historic sites
Prudhoe
Prudhoe Castle stands in a picturesque location, on a wooded hillside overlooking the River Tyne. ...
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 29 reviews
Aerial photo of Aydon Castle
Historic sites
Corbridge
A beautiful 13thC manor house with strong fortifications against Scottish raiders, Aydon Castle stands in a secluded woodland setting. ...
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 43 reviews
Etal Castle - Etal Village
Historic sites
Etal
A 14thC castle in picturesque surroundings, steeped in the history of border warfare. ...
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 50 reviews
View of Planetrees Roman Wall
Historic sites
Wall
A 15-metre (49 feet) length of later narrow Wall on earlier broad foundations, marking the junction between the two wall types. ...
Brunton Turret
Historic sites
Bellingham
One of the best preserved turrets on the line of Hadrian's Wall, with a stretch of wall 70yards long, Brunton Turret was built by men of the Twentieth Legion. ...

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