Kids enjoying The Alnwick Garden

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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Roman Army Museum (Carvoran) Hadrian's Wall Sponsored
Museums

Roman Army Museum (Carvoran) Hadrian's Wall

Lying in magnificent countryside next to a sweeping section of Hadrian's Wall and based at the site of Carvoran Roman Fort.
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Historic sites

Dunstanburgh Castle

Built on the most magnificent scale, Dunstanburgh Castle stands on a remote headland in Northumberland.
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Heatherslaw Corn Mill Sponsored
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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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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Historic sites

Bamburgh Castle

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

Lindisfarne Castle

Iconic Tudor Fort converted into an intimate holiday home in 1903 for Edward Hudson by architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. With charming Gertrude Jekyll walled garden and stunning coastal views to Bamburgh and the Farne Islands - an unusual holiday home by the sea. Please check our website for opening times and causeway safe crossing times http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lindisfarne-castle/
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Lady Waterford Hall

Step back in time with a visit to Lady Waterford Hall and learn of a woman ahead of her time.
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Historic sites

Warkworth Castle

Set in a quaint Northumberland village, this hill-top fortress and hermitage offers a fantastic family day out.
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The Escape Key

Multi award-winning premium escape room centre with escape games are inspired by the rich heritage of the North East.
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Sightseeing and Leisure

The Sill

Nestled in the Hadrian’s Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre was designed with accessibility at its heart.

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.
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Family walk in Northumberland
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Hadrian's Wall
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Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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