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

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.
Museums

Lady Waterford Hall

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

Vindolanda (Chesterholm) Hadrian's Wall

Visit Roman Vindolanda today and you will find one of the North East’s most famous and not to be missed tourist attractions lying in the beautiful landscape of Hadrian's Wall Country.
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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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Experiences and workshops

Ingram Valley

Saturday 01 Jan 2022 - Tuesday 20 Dec 2022
The Ingram Valley Farm Safari is an award winning, unique and innovative Experience in Northumberland National Park. Don't Miss It!
Family Attraction

Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre

Hay Farm is home to the largest herd of rare breed Clydesdale Heavy Horses within the North of England.
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.
Historic sites

Birdoswald Roman Fort

Delve into the story of the most famous Roman frontier with a new exhibition in the visitor centre.
Historic sites

Dunstanburgh Castle

Built on the most magnificent scale, Dunstanburgh Castle stands on a remote headland in Northumberland.
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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
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Hadrian's Wall
Surf Northumberland
Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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