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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Great Outdoors

Eastwoods Park

Eastwoods park lies on the eastern edge of Prudhoe, or West Wylam, and was originally known as the West Wylam Welfare. The park has two play areas, football pitches, a cricket strip and pavilions.
Garden

Carlisle Park and William Turner Garden

The William Turner Garden, formal gardens and historic architectural remains. Riverside and woodland walks, aviary, tennis courts, bowling greens, paddling pool and boating.
Historic sites

Wallington House, Gardens & Estate

Discover woodlands, walled garden, wildlife, house full of history and collections, cycle trails and play areas at Wallington.
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Great Outdoors

Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park, Local Nature Reserve

Sitting unexpectedly in Northumberland’s industrial town of Ashington, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park offers a stunning area
Museums

Berwick Town Hall & Cell Block Museum

A Town Hall has stood on this site since at least the 16th century. Begun in 1750, this building stands majestically at the south end of Marygate.
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Family Attraction

Northumberland College Zoo

Visit Northumberland College Zoo, we have over 150 species of animals including meerkats, coatis, wallaby and many more.
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Nature and Wildlife

Coquet Island

Discover a sea-bird Paradise - Take a trip to the RSPB Coquet Island Nature Reserve St Cuthbert came to Coquet Island more than 1300 years ago; but today there are a few more visitors on this amazing island.
Great Outdoors

Druridge Bay Country Park

Druridge Bay Country Park includes three miles of beautiful beach and sand dunes, as well as a 100 acre lake surrounded by woods and meadows. The variety in the landscape and pleasant coastal environment ensures you of an enjoyable visit.
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Historic sites

Cherryburn: Thomas Bewick Birthplace Museum

Birthplace cottage (1700) and farmyard. Printing house using original printing blocks. Introductory exhibition of the life, work and countryside.
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Great Outdoors

Northumberland Dark Sky Park

Northumberland International Dark Sky Park was unveiled in December 2013. At 572 square miles (1,483 square kilometres) it is also Europe’s largest area of protected night sky. Due to its pristine skies it was awarded gold tier designation by the International Dark Sky Association, making it officially the best place in England for people to go to enjoy the heavens.

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.
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Family walk in Northumberland
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Hadrian's Wall
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Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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