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

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

St Cuthberts Cross

Said to be the location where St Cuthbert agreed to become Bishop of Lindisfarne when petitioned by the king.
Great Outdoors

Plessey Woods Country Park

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

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

Cragside

Illuminated with hydro-electricity and powered by hydraulics, discover Britain's original smart home.
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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.
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.
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Science and Technology

Battlesteads Dark Sky Observatory

An accessible, public astronomical observatory offering talks, activities, drop in sessions, stargazing and Astro courses to suit anyone from the absolute beginner to the professional.
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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.
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Hadrian's Wall
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Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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