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 National Park Mountain Rescue Team
Wednesday 28/06/2017
On Sunday 25 June 2017, a total of 337 runners took part in the 7th annual Hadrian’s Wall Half Marathon, taking in some of the finest views N...

Is this St Aidan’s first church on Holy Island?
Tuesday 27/06/2017
Christianity’ in the North East, it was here that St Aidan established a monastery in AD635 and set out to convert the pagan Northumbrians. T...

Transformers take over Alnwick Castle
Tuesday 27/06/2017
Alnwick Castle in Northumberland adds yet another Hollywood blockbuster to its impressive and ever-growing list of film locations with the release ...

Final line up confirmed for the summer's hottest event
Monday 26/06/2017
The final line up has been confirmed for one of the hottest events of the North East summer, happening this weekend. Dozens of musical,...

PARTY ON THE FARM! Come and celebrate Whitehouse Farm Centre’s 20th birthday
Monday 26/06/2017
Once the North East’s largest egg producer, Whitehouse Farm Centre near Morpeth, is now best known and loved as one of our region’s top...

Battlesteads Hotel scoops top honours at Northumberland Tourism Awards
Friday 23/06/2017
Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant in Wark, Northumberland, is celebrating after being named Best Hotel in Northumberland and being awarded the ti...

Glastonbury acts to take centre stage at Northumberland's Lindisfarne Festival as ticket sales rise by 55%
Thursday 22/06/2017
Building on the success of the last two years, Lindisfarne Festival 2017 is gearing up to be an even bigger and better showcase of music, comedy, c...

Blooming marvellous at Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens
Wednesday 21/06/2017
This weekend (Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June), see wonderful blooms at Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, near Morpeth, at the Blooming B...

Ready Teddy Go
Tuesday 20/06/2017
Head to the Heatherslaw Light Railway on Sunday 25th June to enjoy their “Teddies on the Train&rdquo...

Northumberland National Park celebrates its longest volunteers
Monday 19/06/2017
Northumberland National Park has recognised some of its longest serving volunteers and announced several new opportunities for the people of Northu...

Excitement boiling up for festival of music and food!
Monday 19/06/2017
The hottest music and entertainment festival of the summer is now less than a month away.From 30 June to 2 July the North East Chilli F...

The largest ever reintroduction of endangered water voles in the UK is underway
Thursday 15/06/2017
The Kielder Water Vole Partnership is releasing 700 water voles in Kielder Forest - a vast area of 650 square kilometres after a 30-year absence. I...

Chirpy dozen heralds another record breaking season for the kielder ospreys
Friday 09/06/2017
Pictures show the newborn osprey chicks. Please click on the image below to download the image. The arrival of a dozen chicks has mad...

From the lightbulb to the teabag, the top ten inventions of all time
Thursday 08/06/2017
The humble tea-bag has been chosen by the British public as one of the most important inventions of all time, English Heritage reveals today (8 Jun...

Celebrated North East Piper Calls the tune at 2017 Holy Island Festival
Tuesday 06/06/2017
Award-winning Northumberland piper Kathryn Tickell OBE will headline this year’s Holy Island Festival, which celebrates North East talent....

Battlesteads Beer Festival returns for 7th year
Tuesday 06/06/2017
One of the highlights of the year for beer lovers across the North East, the Battlesteads Beer Festival, is set to return for the 7th year in July ...

Opening date announced for The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre
Monday 05/06/2017
Northumberland National Park Authority has confirmed its £14.8m state-of-the art visitor centre on Hadrian’s Wall will officially open ...

Full line-up and details for 2017 Northumberland Miners’ Picnic
Monday 05/06/2017
This year’s Northumberland Miners’ Picnic takes place at Woodhorn Museum on Saturday 10th June, and visitors are promised a ...

Northumberland restaurant crowned ‘Coastal Fish Restaurant of the Year.’
Tuesday 30/05/2017
The Old Boat House in Amble has won ‘Coastal Fish Restaurant of the Year’ in last night’s 2017 Fishing News Awards for the second...

Get barbecue ready with this month's Morpeth Farmers' Market
Tuesday 30/05/2017
The monthly Morpeth Farmers’ Market this month falls on Saturday June 3rd and the theme is the great British BBQ. Morpeth Farmers...

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