Family paddleboarding in Northumberland

Activities in Northumberland

Endless activities
Get back into the swing of things on our many golf courses, surf and SUP board beside barely-trodden beaches, ramble along our scenic walking routes, cycle on breath-taking bike tracks, or gallop along our coastline with the fresh sea wind in your hair.

Infinite adventures

From stirrups to surfboards, our adventure activities and watersports let you explore Northumberland with the added thrill of getting your adrenaline and endorphins pumping. So step into your harness, secure your helmet, or zip up your wetsuit, and start exploring.

Everything for the sporty type

If sport is your thing, you'll be spoilt for choice. Our golf courses are second to none, boasting sea views and scenic surrounding landscapes. Go fishing at peaceful beauty spots, cycle along winding, wildlife-filled routes, or head to our leisure centres for brilliant sports facilities.

Take it down a notch

Slow things down with our wildlife, great outdoors and relaxed activities. We have gentle walking routes, fantastic bird watching opportunities, and incredible boat trips that are perfect for getting to know our wildlife and nature. Plus, we have informative tours great for feeding your mind with fascinating facts about Northumberland.


Activity providers in Northumberland

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Museums

Ad Gefrin

A fully-immersive Golden Age of Northumbria Experience and a whisky distillery creating the first Northumbrian English Single Malt Whisky.
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Sport and Leisure

Go Active Breaks

Go Active, at Landal Kielder Waterside, is a fun and exciting collection of exclusive activities.Offering a range of sporting activities from beginners to keen amateurs, high adrenaline adventure to relaxation therapies.
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Watersports

Exploring, etc

Guided canoeing, rock climbing and hill walking, to connect with nature. Adventure paired with nature spotting, arts activities and bushcraft.
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Saddle Skedaddle Cycling Holidays Sponsored
Cycling

Saddle Skedaddle Cycling Holidays

The UK’s leading independent cycling holiday specialist. Their team of experts have created experiences that showcase the best of Northumberland!
Pedal Power Cycle Hire Sponsored
Cycling

Pedal Power Cycle Hire

Explore Northumberland by bike. Adult, Child, Tandem and Ebikes available for full or half day cycling hire, longer hires also available.
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Fishing

Fishing at Kielder and Fontburn

Northumbrian Water trout fisheries in the north east of England has built up a well deserved reputation for offering top quality fishing.
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Science and Technology

Kielder Observatory

Kielder Observatory is an astronomical attraction at Kielder Water & Forest Park run by the Kielder Observatory Astronomical Society. Please visit www.kielderobservatory.org for all event bookings.
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Experiences and workshops

Wild Experiences Northumberland

Heartfelt journeys connecting you to nature through Adventure, Discovery and Creativity.
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Family Attraction

Heatherslaw Light Railway

Travel on our 15 inch gauge railway at Ford & Etal Estates between Heatherslaw and Etal Castle on a return journey.
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Historic sites

Heatherslaw Corn Mill

Restored working 19thC cornmill, producing stoneground wholemeal flour and stocking a range of cereals. Exhibitions and demonstrations daily, produce available in gift shop and tearoom.
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Family walk in Northumberland
Family walk in Northumberland
Hadrian's Wall
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Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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