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

County To Have Its First ‘Northumberland Day’ In May 2017
Friday 27/10/2017
Residents and businesses around Northumberland are being encouraged to make plans for what will be the county’s very first ‘Northumberl...

3 grisly Northumbrian tales for Halloween
Thursday 27/10/2016
We’re huge fans of crime dramas at VisitNland HQ. Obviously, ITV’s Vera is our favourite thanks to Ann Cleeves’ cracking st...

Shortlist announced for North East tourism superstars
Friday 21/10/2016
The shortlist for the North East England Tourism Awards has been announced today (21 October 2016), following another record breaking year for entr...

All About Autumn at South Tynedale Railway
Friday 07/10/2016
The leaves are changing colour, and the nights are drawing in but we’re determined, before winter arrives, to have one last week of autumnal ...

Northumberland wins 'Best UK Region for Families' 2016
Thursday 06/10/2016
Northumberland has triumphed in the 2016 Family Traveller Awards, winning ‘Best UK Region for Families’ at the awards ceremony at The W...

North East’s Opera Star Performs in his Home County
Friday 30/09/2016
Graeme Danby performs on the opening weekend with an evening of Northumbrian Song and Opera at Eshott Hall as part of the No...

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. ...

Three ways to celebrate the Northumberland Coast
Monday 22/08/2016
Celebrating the landmarks, communities and maritime history of Northumberland's 64 miles of beautiful North Sea...

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