Morpeth

With easy transport links thanks to an East Coast main line train station, along with a unique combination of history, heritage and beauty, this bustling market town is the ideal base to explore Northumberland.


Tiptoe through the tulips of Carlisle Park

Sanderson Arcade

High quality shopping at Sanderson Arcade

From the tranquil riverside promenade to the formal gardens and aviary of the William Turner Garden – a modern tribute to the Morpeth-born ‘Father of English Botany’ – Carlisle Park is an oasis of calm in the centre of the town. Rowing boats on the river lend an air of old-school charm.

Learn about Northumberland’s proud mining heritage at Woodhorn

A blend of original colliery buildings and modern architecture inspired by the monster coal cutting machines, learn about the life and loves, tears and tragedies of a proud mining community. It also houses the Ashington Group Collection - a unique collection of paintings by the artists known as the Pitmen Painters.

Explore the Quarry Garden of Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens

Wander through the bare rooms and imposing Pillar Hall of Belsay Hall inspired by the temples of ancient Greece. Discover the unique Quarry Garden, a deep man-made ravine home to exotic plants and trees. Delve deeper to find the hidden ruins of the medieval castle.

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Christmas by Twilight
Family event
Morpeth
Visit Wallington after dark and see the house beautifully decorated for Christmas and illuminated by thousands of twinkly lights. ...

Performance at Carlisle Park
Garden
Morpeth
The William Turner Garden, formal gardens and historic architectural remains. Riverside and woodland walks, aviary, tennis courts, bowling greens, paddling pool and boating. ...

Golden Sands Holiday Park
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Caravan & Camping
Morpeth
Outstanding five star beach front caravan holiday park in the coastal village of Cresswell just 30 minutes north of Newcastle upon Tyne. Luxury caravan hire available for families and couples alike. M ...

Heighley Gate Garden Centre
Garden Centre
Morpeth
Set in the spectacular Northumberland countryside Heighley Gate Garden Centre is the North East's largest garden centre with its own nursery-grown plants. There is a wide variety of shopping and enter ...

quarry pond
Group Attraction
Morpeth
A Royal Horticultural Society partner garden with two acres, richly and diversely planted. ...

Tall Tales Tree Trail
Family event
Morpeth
Follow this fantastical story trail through the woods and discover fascinating facts about the wonderful trees that grow there. ...

Outside Rothbury National Park Visitor Centre
Tourist Information Point
Morpeth
Northumberland National Park Authority and Shepherds Walks have joined forces to keep visitor information available for the new season at the Coquetdale Centre in Rothbury. ...

Morpeth Market Day
Markets
Morpeth
Morpeth Market Place – Wednesday Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 623455 Stall enquiries: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk Tel: 07909688174 ...

Macdonald Linden Hall
Group Accommodation
Morpeth
Set within stuninng 450 acres of Northumberland countryside, the hotel boasts a health club and spa facilities alongside an 18 hole golf course. We have an award winning restaurant and a pub ...

Beech Cottage
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Self Catering
Morpeth
Award-winning cottages situated on a beautiful farm with outstanding views of hills and coast. Indoor pool, gym, tennis court. ...
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Outside Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum
Museums and galleries
Morpeth
Discover a gem of a museum illustrating the history and development of bagpipes and especially featuring the unique Northumbrian small pipes.  ...
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Welcome to Linden Hall
Laterooms
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Hotel
Morpeth
Built in 1862 and set in 450 acres of peaceful park and woodland, the magnificent Georgian hotel has its own Championship golf course and spa, offering stunning views of the Cheviots and Northumb ...
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Santa's Winter Wonderland
Family event
Morpeth
Its the most Magical time of year at Whitehouse Farm Centre, join us making Festive memories at Santa's Winter Wonderland ...

Morpeth Chantry
Arts & Crafts Shop
Morpeth
The 13th Century Morpeth Chantry is home to an extensive collection of traditional, and contemporary, Northumbrian Arts, Crafts and Music. There is a wonderful variety of locally produced, and handm ...

Morpeth Tourist Information Centre Chantry
Tourist Information Centre
Morpeth
Morpeth Tourist Information Centre is housed in medieval splendour in the 13th Century Morpeth Chantry, famous Northumbrian Bagpipe Museum, and highly regarded Northumbrian Art and Crafts Centre. Musi ...

Heighley Gate
Group Food, Drink & Shopping
Morpeth
Set in the spectacular Northumberland countryside Heighley Gate Garden Centre is one of the largest Garden Centres in the Uk. An ideal day out destination or refreshment stop for group travel com ...

An Evening of North East Music - Graeme Danby
Music & Dance
Morpeth
This concert will be a celebration of the rich musical heritage of an area with a range of traditional songs. ...

Animals at Whitehouse Farm Centre
Family Attraction
Morpeth
Whitehouse Farm is the all-weather fun attraction with soft play, restaurant, outdoor play areas, tractor-trailer rides and lots of animals to feed, hold and stroke. ...
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Adventure Sports
Morpeth
The most exciting and affordable aerial tour, soaring over Northumberland's officially designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and beyond.  ...

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Self Catering
Morpeth
Comfortable stone-built cottages, very pleasant rural setting in 26 acres. Good centre for exploring whole area, Hadrian's Wall, coast, hills and castles. Brochure available. ...

Christmas at Wallington
Family event
Morpeth
You can also enjoy Christmas music, make festive things and hear stories with Mrs Christmas. ...

Outside Cabin
Eviivo
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Self Catering
Morpeth
Felmoor Holiday Park set in 40 acres of outstanding Northumberland woodland. ...
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Golf course at Linden Hall
Golf
Morpeth
Nestled in a 450-acre estate at the heart of the Northumberland countryside, the golf course at Macdonald Linden Hall, Golf & Country Club is one of the area's finest. ...
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 2010 reviews

Morpeth Farmers Market
Markets
Morpeth
The Morpeth Farmers' Market is held on the 1st Saturday of the month in the Market Place. 09:00 - 15:00. Stall enquiries: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk T ...

Trap Inn
Eviivo
Bed & Breakfast
Morpeth
Family run B & B clean fresh rooms at an affordable price home cooked food -  close to miles of unspoilt beaches  Always a warm welcome - friendly staff Pool & snooker tables Free ...
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St James the Great's Church
Church
Morpeth
St James is a fine Victorian church in Morpeth. It’s open every day, so come and see it. ...

Borough Woods Local Nature Reserve
Nature and Wildlife
Morpeth
Woodland nature reserve with round walk. ...

St Pauls Church in Cornhill-on-Tweed
Church
Morpeth
St. Paul's Church dates from 1200 and was rebuilt in 1849. A tranquil ancient sacred space and historically important Flodden Battlefield church. ...

South Aisle Porch and Tower
Church
Morpeth
Ancient Parish Church, over 700 years old, set in a peaceful churchyard with a glorious fourteenth century Tree of Jesse window. ...

Inside Bothal Church
Church
Morpeth
Grade 1 church of Norman origin. Outstanding historical features include tudor tomb, medieval stained glass, Jacobean communion rail, 600 year old nave roof etc. Beautiful seating ...

Faith's Cottage
Accommodation
Morpeth
Detached 4* cosy cottage in Longwitton,  sleeps up to 8 in 4 bedrooms, extensive views, large garden, easy access, woodburners,  family friendly, games room ...

quarry pond
Garden
Morpeth
Set within the picturesque Northumbrian countryside, a unique garden created from a sandstone quarry, planted with unusual perennials, many available from our nursery. As the Counties only RHS partner ...

Bluebell Woods in Morpeth
Nature and Wildlife
Morpeth
Woodland nature reserve with riverside and round walks. ...

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