Tourism news from around Northumberland

Here are the news articles and press releases from Northumberland Tourism and partner tourism organisations across the county of Northumberland. You can browse the list below and also click the 'Explore the Map' tab at the top of the page to see where the news is taking place.

Latest News

Northumberland’s Battlesteads named Eco Hotel of the Year
Thursday 29/09/2016
Battlesteads Hotel and Restaurant in Wark, Northumberland, has been named Eco Hotel of the Year at the prestigious AA Hospitality Awards. T...

St Aidan’s Church in Bamburgh commemorate Battle of the Somme
Wednesday 28/09/2016
Bamburgh and the Great War Bamburgh Heritage Trust will commemorate the centenary of World War I and the Battle of...

Northumbrian Water Snowdogs set to make a splash!
Tuesday 27/09/2016
AS A PACK of hounds wait to be unleashed on the region, two special pooches celebrating the North East are among the best in breed. Northum...

£1.3million National Lottery boost for Northumberland heritage
Thursday 22/09/2016
Natural, built and maritime heritage in Northumberland has been awarded more than £1.3million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), it was an...

£330K boost to wildlife experience at Kielder
Thursday 22/09/2016
Opportunities for visitors to live the wild life at Kielder Water & Forest Park will be created with the support of new funding of more than &p...

Northumbrian Water Snowdogs set to make a splash
Wednesday 21/09/2016
AS A PACK of hounds wait to be unleashed on the region, two special pooches celebrating the...

New ingredients added to a winning recipe for Morpeth’s food and drink fest
Tuesday 20/09/2016
Morpeth is counting down to the fourth annual Food and Drink Festival which takes place this year on Saturday October 1st.  New featur...

Alnwick children get hands-on Anglo-Saxon education thanks to Peregrini Lindisfarne Project
Monday 19/09/2016
Year 4 pupils from St. Paul’s RC Primary School, Alnwick , were delighted to be the first students to get hands-on experience of the ...

Talk to Shed Light on First Safety Lamp
Monday 19/09/2016
Letters and the Lamp: Sir Humphry Davy, 1778-1829 The contents of a fascinating collection of as yet unpublished letters written by Sir Hum...

The search to find the Trail of the Year kicks off
Thursday 08/09/2016
iBikeRide have announced today the start of the campaign to find the top UK trails and bike parks of 2016. Now in it's 4th year the Trail of the Ye...

Nando's now open at Manor Walks
Wednesday 07/09/2016
Nando’s is the latest addition to the extensive Manor Walks Shopping & Leisure complex in Cramlington, which sits in the south east corne...

Cheers! Free beer for passport carrying walkers
Wednesday 07/09/2016
Walkers reaching the end of the Northumberland Coast Path in Berwick-upon-Tweed can now celebrate their success with a well-earned drink co...

Grab a Tall Ships taste of Northumberland
Tuesday 23/08/2016
Visitors to the Tall Ships are invited to join a celebration of all things Northumbrian at a special pop-up village in Ridley Park, Blyth. ...

What’s driving Brits to the countryside?
Thursday 18/08/2016
A new survey has revealed what Brits love about the countryside - and it might not be what you’re expecting. Country...

Kids' Tapestry visits Belsay Hall in Battle of Hastings 950th anniversary year
Wednesday 17/08/2016
Children helped to create sequel to the Bayeux Tapestry featuring Shakespeare, Queen Victoria and Guy Fawkes ...

Girl Power at Glendale Show
Monday 15/08/2016
The Bank Holiday Monday event celebrates the role of women in the countryside  The Glendale Agricultural Society is g...

A weekend of Roman riders at Chesters Roman Fort
Wednesday 10/08/2016
Chesters Roman Fort was once home around 500 Cavalrymen and their horses and prestigious soldiers from the Roman Army and over the weekend of the 2...

Created in partnership with the world - Rochester Roundhouse
Tuesday 09/08/2016
The transformation of a dilapidated Brigantium roundhouse site in Northumberland into a star attraction and centre for village activities has been ...

Share your summer with English Heritage
Tuesday 02/08/2016
This summer, English Heritage is urging North East residents to share their summer of photos taken at their historic sites in the region. T...

Humble stick revealed as the 'Must-Have' toy for summer
Tuesday 02/08/2016
Recent National Trust research has found that: Children are spending half as much time playing outdoors than their parents&...

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