Bustling, historic Morpeth combines traditional market town-charm with stylish h
ighstreets, modern shopping centres and upscale bars. Quaint, cobbled streets, quirky farmers’ markets and classic general markets give the town an irresistible antiquity and showcase its unique heritage and beauty.
what to do in Morpeth? For a luxury high street experience mixed with toe-tapping live music and monthly events, head to Sanderson Arcade
where you can shop 'til you drop. Time your visit with the first Saturday of the month and take a traditional shopping trip through Morpeth’s Farmers’ Market
. Pick up fresh pies or homemade pickles that are perfect for your picnic basket, as well as artisan breads, cheeses, and fruit chutneys.
Wander the woodland paths of colourful Carlisle Park
, where romantic river rowing, a round of tennis and excellent events can all be enjoyed. Enjoy fun for all the family at the paddling pool, play area and aviary. Carlisle Park’s garden dedicated to William Turner, otherwise known as ‘The Father of English Botany’, is an idyllic, peaceful plot to admire flourishing fauna.
Did you know that Northumberland has its own musical instrument, the Northumbrian Pipes? Discover more about this unusual instrument at Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum, a striking 13
th Century Grade 1 listed building hosting a collection of over 120 sets of pipes from across Europe.