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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Experiences and workshops Wark

Astro Ventures

A team of professional astronomers/educators providing fun, engaging astronomy and science experiences to suit anyone from beginner to expert.
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.
Great Outdoors Hexham

Warksburn

Warksburn is located near Stonehaugh and comprises a delightful picnic site and forest walk. Fantastic for dark skies!
Historic sites Etal

Etal Castle

Set in the charming village of Etal, this Northumberland castle is the ideal location for a family day out.
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Museums Alnwick

Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery

Northumberland History & Heritage, Art and Textiles in exciting interactive style for all the family. Three floor fully accessible building.
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Art Galleries Allendale Town

Allendale Forge Studios

Cafe, gift shop, art gallery and working studios. Free admission and free parking. Wheelchair friendly.
Family Attraction Hexham

Falconry Days

Falconry Days are a professional falconry business that trains and flies around 70 Birds of Prey.
Family Attraction Seahouses

Golden Gate Farne Islands Boat Trips

The only boat licensed to land on Longstone Island plus unique access to tour the lighthouse Grace Darling's childhood home.
Garden Alnwick

Hulne Park

Parkland, Gothic tower, lovely views and good walking. No dogs, cycles or vehicles are allowed in the park.
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Historic sites Slaley

Shotley, St. Andrew

On a hilltop almost 300m above sea level, St Andrew’s was built in 1769 to a cruciform plan on the site of a medieval church, and remodelled in 1892. In the churchyard is a magnificent domed mausoleum built by Humphrey Hopper in 1752.

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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