Discover Tales from Northumberland

Tales from Northumberland
If you want a taste of Northumberland while you’re relaxing at home, flick Robson Green's Tales From Northumberland on. During the series, he visits places that inspired him as a child, meets remarkable characters and explores our magical landscapes.

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.
 

 
Mountain biking in purple heather
Family walk in Northumberland
Couple enjoying a boat trip
Hadrian's Wall
Surf Northumberland
Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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