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

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.
Family Attraction

Heatherslaw Light Railway

Travel on our 15 inch gauge railway between Heatherslaw and Etal Castle on a return journey.
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.
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
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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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.
Historic sites

Alnwick Castle

Friday 25 Mar 2022 - Sunday 30 Oct 2022
The second largest inhabited castle in the UK, home to the Percy family for 700 years and filming location.
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Attraction

Tynemouth Priory

Wednesday 16 Mar 2022 - Sunday 30 Oct 2022
Tynemouth Castle and Priory on the coast of North East England was once one of the largest fortified areas in England.
Attraction

Ad Gefrin

A fully-immersive Golden Age of Northumbria Experience and a whisky distillery creating the first Northumbrian English Single Malt Whisky.
Historic sites

Chesters Roman Fort

Come and see what life was like at one the Roman Empire's most northern outposts.
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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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