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

Northumberland Dark Sky Park

Northumberland International Dark Sky Park was unveiled in December 2013. At 572 square miles (1,483 square kilometres) it is also Europe’s largest area of protected night sky. Due to its pristine skies it was awarded gold tier designation by the International Dark Sky Association, making it officially the best place in England for people to go to enjoy the heavens.
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

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.
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

Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum

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

Otterburn Mill

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

Berwick-upon-Tweed Museum and Art Gallery

Wednesday 06 Apr 2022 - Sunday 30 Oct 2022
Visit Berwick Museum and Art Gallery, located in the Ravensdowne Barracks - the first purpose-built army barracks in England.
Experiences and workshops

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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
Surf Northumberland
Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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