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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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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Historic sites

Chillingham Castle

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

The Duckhouse Pantry Bespoke Catering

Bespoke Outside Catering & Mobile Bar Weddings - Private Chef - Christening - Corporate Events
Museums

Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery

Monday 17 May 2021 - Friday 31 Dec 2021
Northumberland History & Heritage, Art and Textiles in exciting interactive style for all the family. Three floor fully accessible building.
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Museums

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.
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Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum

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

Northumberlandia

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

Gallery 45

Gallery Forty5 is an art gallery, gift shop and artists' open studios. We specialise in work by local artists.
Nature and Wildlife

Hauxley Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

Closed to visitors until summer 2016. Please visit our other reserves along the bay: www.nwt.org.uk/reserves

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
Surf Northumberland
Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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