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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Garden

The Alnwick Garden

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

Seaton Delaval Hall

Baroque masterpiece with landscaped gardens and grounds designed by Castle Howard and Blenheim Palace architect, Sir John Vanbrugh.
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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.
Sightseeing and Leisure

Northumberlandia

The world's largest human landform sculpture, Northumberlandia is a landmark feature designed by world renowned artist Charles Jencks.
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Museums

RNLI Grace Darling Museum

A museum dedicated to Grace Darling, the fearless young woman who became a reluctant celebrity in 1838..
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Nature and Wildlife

Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre

The new Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre is one of the best wildlife watching spots in the North East.
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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Sightseeing and Leisure

Otterburn Mill

Former textile mill, Otterburn Mill, sells outdoor and lifestyle clothing, delicious food and has a children's play area.
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.
Great Outdoors

Plessey Woods Country Park

Country Park with open meadows, pleasant woodland and river walks. Visitor centre, cafe and children's play area.

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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Hadrian's Wall
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Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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