Attractions in Northumberland

Unforgettable experiences
You'll never be short of stunning sights and memorable days out in Northumberland. Seek out hidden historical sites, cruise from castle to castle along the coast, discover peaceful gardens, and be inspired by old estates and country houses.
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Historic sites

Bamburgh Castle

Monday 29 Mar - Monday 01 Nov
Experience a different level of Northumberland at England's finest fortress Bamburgh Castle, home of the real Last Kingdom of Bebbanburg.
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Historic sites

Chesters Roman Fort

Come and see what life was like at one the Roman Empire's most northern outposts.
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Lindisfarne Priory

Experience the serenity of Lindisfarne Priory, cross the dramatic causeway to reach the island of Lindisfarne, on a journey that will stay in your memory forever.
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Historic sites

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

Prepare to be enchanted by Belsay's Grecian architecture, medieval castle, and thirty acres of outstanding gardens.
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Family Attraction

Ford & Etal Estates

Ford & Etal Estates has fascinating heritage, beautiful countryside, tempting places to eat, drink and shop and welcoming accommodation.
Garden

The Alnwick Garden

One of the world's most extraordinary contemporary gardens.
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Historic sites

Corbridge Roman Town (Hadrian's Wall)

The exposed site represents only a tiny fraction of the Roman town built around the site of successive forts.
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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.
Museums

Lady Waterford Hall

Monday 17 May - Sunday 07 Nov
Step back in time with a visit to Lady Waterford Hall and learn of a woman ahead of her time.
Great Outdoors

Northumberland National Park

Northumberland National Park is one of England’s finest landscapes. Home to England’s darkest skies and most tranquil spaces, it is steeped in culture and heritage spanning thousands of years.

Step into our past

Ancient artefacts, ruinous castle remains, and 19th-century mansions are waiting to be explored and to reveal Northumberland’s astounding history.

From little legs to four legs

Whether you've got the kids in tow or you're travelling with the dog, there are endless attractions for every kind of group in Northumberland.
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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