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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Pubs, Bars & Inns

Bamburgh Castle Inn

Delicious home cooked food with a wow factor means eating at the Bamburgh Castle Inn is a recipe for success. Were open daily for morning coffee, lunch and dinner. Our award winning chefs cater for everyones tastes with quality food cooked to order
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Great Outdoors

Kielder Castle Visitor Centre

FOREST DRIVE IS NOW CLOSED. Kielder Castle is also closed until further notice. Take-away food open from 1st April
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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Pubs, Bars & Inns

The Hogs Head Inn

Named after the Inn in Harry Potter books, The three star Hogs Head Inn is just a short drive from Alnwick Castle or Hogwarts in JK Rowlings tales of the boy wizard and his friends and the famous Alnwick Gardens and Treehouse. Offering exceptionally good food, free Wi-Fi and plenty of parking, The Hogs Head Inn is a brand new place to eat, drink, sleep and explore.
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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.
Family Attraction

Ford & Etal Estates with Heatherslaw Light Railway

One destination, over 20 attractions…Beautiful villages, indoor attractions, outdoor adventure, tearooms, pubs, accommodation, events and more!
Pubs, Bars & Inns

The Amble Inn

Newly opened in January 2019 The Amble Inn is the place to eat, drink, sleep and explore from at the southern gateway to the magnificent Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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The Forest Bar & Kitchen

Check here for latest information: https://www.kielderwaterside.com/while-you-are-here/food-and-drink/the-forest-bar-kitchen/
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Restaurants

Battlesteads

An award winning homely 3 star hotel and Restaurant near Hexham with a secret walled garden, beautifully sunny conservatory, cosy wood burning fireplace and inviting accommodation.
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Historic sites

Dunstanburgh Castle

The ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle tower over the Northumberland coastline. It is an ideal family day out with a picnic area, fantastic views, and it is not far from the Scottish Borders.
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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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