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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Family Attraction

The Escape Key

Multi award-winning premium escape room centre with escape games are inspired by the rich heritage of the North East.
Historic sites

Corbridge Roman Town (Hadrian's Wall)

Visitors to Corbridge Roman Town can walk along the main street of this Roman garrison town, flanked by the remains of granaries, a fountain house, markets, workshops and temples.
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Sightseeing and Leisure

The Sill

Nestled in the Hadrian’s Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre opened in 2017. The award-winning building was designed with accessibility at its heart, creating a world-class visitor centre where everyone can experience Northumberland National Park’s unique and special landscape.
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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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

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

Prepare to be enchanted by Belsay's Grecian architecture, medieval castle, and thirty acres of outstanding gardens.
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Garden

The Alnwick Garden

One of the world's most extraordinary contemporary gardens.
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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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Historic sites

Warkworth Castle

Set in a quaint Northumberland village, this hill-top fortress and hermitage offers a fantastic family day out.
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Historic sites

Dunstanburgh Castle

Built on the most magnificent scale, Dunstanburgh Castle stands on a remote headland in Northumberland.
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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
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Hadrian's Wall
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Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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