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

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
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

Union Chain Bridge

The Union Chain Bridge spans the River Tweed between Horncliffe, Northumberland, England and Fishwick, Borders, Scotland.
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Historic sites

Cragside House, Gardens and Estate

Illuminated with hydro-electricity and powered by hydraulics, discover Britain's original smart home.
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Sunday 04 Dec 2022

Natural Door Wreath Workshop

13:30 PM
Join us at The Sill for a workshop making your own Christmas Door Wreath out of natural materials.
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

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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Nature and Wildlife

Farne Islands

The Farne Islands are possibly the most exciting seabird colony in England with unrivalled views of 23 species, including around 37,000 pairs of puffin. It's also home to a large grey seal colony, with more than 1,000 pups born every autumn. Historically, the islands have strong links with Celtic Christianity and St Cuthbert, who lived here in the 7th Century. Catch a boat from Seahouses ( non National Trust) - additional charge applies
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Family Attraction

Turners Funfairs

SUPPLYING TRADITIONAL FUNFAIR MAGIC FOR OVER 200 YEARS. Fairground organiser and rides for hire for any size event.

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
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Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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