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.