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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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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Museums Berwick-upon-Tweed

King's Own Scottish Borderers Regimental Museum

The King's Own Scottish Borderers regimental museum with uniforms, medals, silver and weapons telling the story of the regiment from 1689 until the present day.
Historic sites Warkworth

Warkworth Hermitage

Enjoy the peaceful setting of this hidden gem, which was probably built as a private chapel for the first Earl of Northumberland.
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.
Nature and Wildlife Felton

Northumberland Country Zoo

We are a family-run animal not-for-profit collection with over 100 species of animals to see.
Nature and Wildlife Druridge Bay

Druridge Pools Nature Reserve

Lake and shallow pools with 3 bird hides and access to Druridge Links and shore. Particularly good in winter with large flocks of wildfowl, swans and birds of prey.
Nature and Wildlife Alnwick

Chillingham Wild Cattle

The unique, pure-bred survivors of the ancient wild white cattle which once roamed the forests of Britain.
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Great Outdoors Rothbury

Holystone Wood

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Coquetdale, there’s nowhere better for peace and tranquillity. It offers beautiful woodland walks taking in waterfalls, and wildlife amongst aged broadleaved trees.
Garden Whalton

Whalton Manor Gardens

Discover one of Northumberland's hidden gems; open exclusively by appointment for individuals & group tours.
Family Attraction Hexham

Falconry Days

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

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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