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 Lindisfarne Festival shortlisted for National Award as Early Bird Tickets for 2017 are released
Friday 25/11/2016
Lindisfarne Festival, which is held at Beal Farm overlooking Holy Island, has been shortlisted for best Grass Roots Festival at the UK Festival Awa...

Northumberland wins Silver for 'Best UK Holiday Destination/County' 2016
Thursday 24/11/2016
NORTHUMBERLAND has been announced as the winner of the Silver award in the Best UK Holiday Destination/County at the prestigious 2016 British Trave...

Puffin catches the judge’s eye to win Photographic Competition
Thursday 24/11/2016
A photo taken by a visitor to the Farne Islands has been chosen as the front cover image for next year’s Northumberland Coast Visitor...

Winners announced for North East England Tourism Awards
Wednesday 23/11/2016
Tourism businesses from across the North East were celebrated last night (Tuesday 22 November) as the winners for the North East England Tourism Aw...

Kielder holiday destination wins top tourism award
Wednesday 23/11/2016
Kielder holiday destination, Kielder Waterside, has been presented with a top regional tourism award by domestic holiday giant Hoseaso...

Triple gold success for Battlesteads at North East Tourism Awards
Wednesday 23/11/2016
Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant in Wark, Northumberland, is celebrating after winning a record three Gold awards at the 2016 North East Tourism...

British Heart Foundation Hadrian's Wall Hike 2017
Friday 18/11/2016
In Sunday 7th May 2017, join hundreds of hikers in the fight against heart disease by taking on the nine mile course across the most challenging se...

Britain at Low Tide
Tuesday 15/11/2016
Every day, on a sandy beach or rocky foreshore, fascinating evidence of our island history appears and disappears as the tide rolls in and rolls ba...

Arcade team gear up for big lights switch on
Monday 14/11/2016
The team at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth are preparing for their biggest event of the year – the centre’s Christmas Lights Switch On whi...

Roads to close  for special parade as regiment granted Freedom of Northumberland
Tuesday 08/11/2016
A local Army regiment will be awarded the Freedom of Northumberland  on Saturday 12 November and roads in the centre of Hexham will be tempora...

After dark at The Alnwick Garden
Wednesday 02/11/2016
“The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have...

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...

County To Have Its First ‘Northumberland Day’ In May 2017
Thursday 27/10/2016
Residents and businesses around Northumberland are being encouraged to make plans for what will be the county’s very first ‘Northumberl...

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...

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