Adventure activities in Northumberland

Endless adventure
From surfing lessons and coastal kayaking to forest zip-lining and mountain biking, you can get adventurous in every way imaginable in Northumberland.

Take a walk on the wild side

Northumberland’s wild outdoor spaces are ideal for indulging in adventure activities of all kinds. Clay pigeon shooting, flying and gliding, water sports, paintballing, ballooning and quad biking can all be found within our boundaries, along with the latest craze coasteering.



There are some excellent rock-climbing places as well, most of them in Northumberland National Park, although your adventurous spirit will surely take you around the rest of the county as well, discovering hidden gems as you go.

If you’re visiting Northumberland on business with colleagues, why not indulge in some team-building outdoor activities such as paint-balling or rock-climbing. Families visiting the beautiful county of Northumberland will never have a dull moment when going on a Northumberland adventure. Be sure to have booked your accommodation, see what’s on in the area, and then have a good browse through the adventure activities.

Activities to whet your appetite

Splash out on a watersports activity and surf at one of our stunning beaches or bays. Take to the tracks on a mountain bike and wind your way along staggering, steep routes, or gallop over golden sands on a horse riding activity.