For Northumberland’s biggest fans
There are three series of Robson Green's Tales From Northumberland, the fantastic eight-parter that takes you through some of our most spectacular sites. It is available to buy on DVD and is an excellent choice if you class yourself as one of the county’s biggest fans.
The third series, which was filmed a little later than the first two, is called ‘Further Tales from Northumberland’. During the series, Robson tries his hand at Britain's oldest, and toughest sports, Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling, in the unspoilt Northumberland National Park. He visits the remote College Valley and spends a night wild-camping in the Cheviot Hills.
He also discovers some of the region's greatest natural wonders; at Chillingham, he encounters one of the world's oldest breeds of cattle, which, he discovers, is also one of the most dangerous. He catches salmon in the River Tweed using the ancient method of net and coble boat, and visits some of the county’s famous houses; Seaton Delaval Hall, Wallington House & Gardens and Cragside, home to Victorian inventor Lord Armstrong just to name a few.
Robson Green Returns!
Robson Green returns to the screen in 2023, showcasing his home county, Northumberland and the North East in the BBC production, Robson Green's Weekend Escapes. Set in the North-East, against the backdrop of some of the UK’s most stunning scenery, this new BBC series will see Robson, along with family and some famous friends, taking the roads less travelled and appreciating a slower pace of life.
Watch the series here and see Northumberland feature in many episodes with some other famous faces.