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

Plessey Woods Country Park

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

St Cuthberts Cross

Said to be the location where St Cuthbert agreed to become Bishop of Lindisfarne when petitioned by the king.
Nature and Wildlife

Serenity Farne Islands Boat Tours

Sailing to the Farne Islands throughout the year from Grey Seals Cruises and Landings trips to our special Sunset Cruises.
Nature and Wildlife

Bolam Lake Country Park

Bolam Lake Country Park is situated in the heart of the beautiful Northumberland countryside surrounded by historic landscapes and dramatic views.
Nature and Wildlife

Billy Shiel Farne Islands Boat Trips

Sailings daily from Seahouses with a choice of half & full day landing trips, Grey Seal Cruise and sailings to Lindisfarne.
Historic sites

Berwick Elizabethan Town Walls

Berwick's town walls are its most famous piece of architecture and still stand strong today, hundreds of years after they were built by Queen Elizabeth to keep out the invading Scots.
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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
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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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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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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