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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The Sill Sponsored
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.
Kielder Water and Forest Park Sponsored
Great Outdoors

Kielder Water and Forest Park

Explore one of the country’s largest mountain bike trail networks, enjoy a peaceful woodland walk or discover the amazing nature that calls the forest home.
Serenity Farne Islands Boat Tours Sponsored
Sightseeing and Leisure

Serenity Farne Islands Boat Tours

Sailing to the Farne Islands throughout the year from Grey Seals Cruises and Landings trips to our special Sunset Cruises.
Housesteads Roman Fort Sponsored
Historic sites

Housesteads Roman Fort

Set high on a dramatic escarpment on Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site, Housesteads Roman Fort takes you back to the Roman Empire.
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Lindisfarne Castle Sponsored
Historic sites

Lindisfarne Castle

Iconic Tudor Fort converted into an intimate holiday home in 1903 for Edward Hudson by architect Sir Edwin Lutyens.
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Kielder Castle Visitor Centre Sponsored
Great Outdoors

Kielder Castle Visitor Centre

Please note: Kielder Castle is currently closed due to major renovation works. The Street Diner, information point and Zog Trail are now open.
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.
Kielder Water & Forest Park Sponsored
Great Outdoors

Kielder Water & Forest Park

Kielder Water & Forest Park brings you nature on a grand scale – stunning views, many activities or just chill. You're welcome.
Tower Knowe Visitor Centre Sponsored
Museums

Tower Knowe Visitor Centre

Tower Knowe, the gateway centre to Kielder Water & Forest Park, is an ideal location to orientate yourself and find out what you can do and where.
Corbridge Roman Town (Hadrian's Wall) Sponsored
Historic sites

Corbridge Roman Town (Hadrian's Wall)

Visitors to Corbridge Roman Town can walk along the main street of this Roman garrison town, flanked by the remains of granaries, a fountain house, markets, workshops and temples.
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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
Couple enjoying a boat trip
Hadrian's Wall
Surf Northumberland
Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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