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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Museums

Hexham Old Gaol

Step into Northumberland's past with a visit to Hexham Old Gaol, England's oldest Gaol.
Experiences and workshops

Ingram Valley

The Ingram Valley Farm Safari is an award winning, unique and innovative Experience in Northumberland National Park. Don't Miss It!
Historic sites

Chillingham Castle

A medieval castle with stunning views of formal gardens and the Cheviot Hills. Perfect for architectural and naturalist/historical enthusiasts.
Museums

Woodhorn Museum

Woodhorn brings to life Northumberland’s proud mining heritage. Explore the historic buildings, interactive displays and contemporary exhibition programme.
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Berwick-upon-Tweed Museum and Art Gallery

Visit Berwick Museum and Art Gallery, located in the Ravensdowne Barracks - the first purpose-built army barracks in England.
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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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.
Sightseeing and Leisure

Otterburn Mill

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

Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum

Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum is a must for music lovers - alive with iconic regional instruments and live music.

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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