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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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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Heatherslaw Light Railway Sponsored
Family Attraction

Heatherslaw Light Railway

Travel on our 15 inch gauge railway at Ford & Etal Estates between Heatherslaw and Etal Castle on a return journey.
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.
Alnwick Castle Sponsored
Historic sites

Alnwick Castle

The second largest inhabited castle in the UK, home to the Percy family for 700 years and filming location.
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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.
Kielder Observatory Sponsored
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.
Lilidorei at The Alnwick Garden Sponsored
Family Attraction

Lilidorei at The Alnwick Garden

Lilidorei is a magical, mysterious village full of play and home to 9 clans who worship Christmas.
Lady Waterford Hall Sponsored
Museums

Lady Waterford Hall

Step back in time at Ford & Etal Estates with a visit to Lady Waterford Hall and learn of a woman ahead of her time.
Whitehouse Farm Centre Sponsored
Family Attraction

Whitehouse Farm Centre

Whitehouse Farm is the all-weather fun attraction with soft play, restaurant, outdoor play areas, tractor-trailer rides and lots of animals to feed, hold and stroke.
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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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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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