Northumberland has some of the most iconic historic sites in England, including internationally famous sites such as the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site and the Lindisfarne Priory on Holy Island, spiritual home of the Lindisfarne Gospels.
Visit the farthest reaches of the Roman Empire, find inner peace at tranquil priories, be king or queen of the castle, find a knight in shining armour of just simply enjoy a picnic in a secluded spot.
English Heritage has some of the most beautiful and captivating historic sites right here, as well as an action programme of events which mean you can step into England’s story at whichever property you choose to visit.
Discover exciting Roman history at some of the best preserved sites on Hadrian’s Wall at Chesters Roman Fort, Housesteads Roman Fort and Corbridge Roman Town. Take a trip to the tranquil settings of Lindisfarne Priory, but remember to check the tide times before you go.
With a feast of festive treats this winter, don’t miss our magical events during November and December. Or if you’re looking for something to do with the kids during February half term, take part in the Alice in Wonderland trail at Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens.
When you become a member of English Heritage you can enjoy days out at over 400 historic sites in England for free, plus free or discounted entry to hundreds of events all year round. Find out more about English Heritage properties in Northumberland by visiting the English Heritage Website.