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 Warkworth

Warkworth Hermitage

View the awe-inspiring keep as you wander around the nearly intact circuit of towered walls at this spectacular medieval castle.
Garden Whalton

Whalton Manor Gardens

Discover one of Northumberland's hidden gems; open exclusively by appointment for individuals & group tours.
Historic sites Wall

Planetrees Roman Wall

A 15-metre (49 feet) length of later narrow Wall on earlier broad foundations, marking the junction between the two wall types.
Museums Alnwick

The Armstrong's Household & Farming Museum

North Charlton has become the home of a very special museum. Open every Thursday 10am to 4.30pm
Art Galleries Allendale Town

Allendale Forge Studios

Cafe, gift shop, art gallery and working studios. Free admission and free parking. Wheelchair friendly.
Historic sites Rothbury

Brinkburn Priory

Discover Brinkburn Priory, tucked away amongst the woodland, within a picturesque loop of the River Coquet. A true hidden gem.
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Experiences and workshops Beal

Thyme 2 Eat

Experienced freelance cooks available for private hire in the Scottish Borders and Northumberland. Let us do the work!
Great Outdoors Rothbury

Holystone Wood

Holystone is tucked away in Coquetdale- rich in peace and tranquility on the edge of Holystone village.
Great Outdoors Rothbury

Hepburn Wood

Hepburn Wood is located to the eastern edge of Chillingham Estate, giving iconic views across Northumberland above the woodland --> This forest is currently closed due to the recent storm. We hope to be open as soon as possible.
Art Galleries Rothbury

Coquetdale Art Gallery

Above the Library in Rothbury, Art Gallery with a wide range of Art and Crafts by local artists, open daily

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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