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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Art Galleries Berwick-upon-Tweed

Dockside Gallery

Ever-changing exhibition of uplifting accessible artworks in a calm and open space. Gallery by the Dock, Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed.
Historic sites Hexham

Hexham Abbey

Situated in the heart of the market town of Hexham, Hexham Abbey is one of the most-visited free attractions in the North East and has a new visitor centre, an interactive exhibition, cafe, and shop.
Nature and Wildlife Alnwick

Chillingham Wild Cattle

The unique, pure-bred survivors of the ancient wild white cattle which once roamed the forests of Britain.
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Great Outdoors Ingram

Northumberland National Park - Ingram Valley

Designated a Dark Sky Discovery Site. There’s a café and archaeology exhibition and wonderful walks along the Breamish Valley.
Garden Alnwick

Hulne Park

Parkland, Gothic tower, lovely views and good walking. No dogs, cycles or vehicles are allowed in the park.
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Great Outdoors Alnwick

Thrunton Wood

Please note that the forest and all trails at Simonside are currently closed due to damage caused by Storm Arwen. The Forestry England team are working to reopen the area as soon as possible.
Art Galleries Hexham

Queen's Hall Art Centre

We are the charitable company that manages the venue, Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham and provides an art service to a large part of rural Northumberland.
Great Outdoors Rothbury

Hepburn Wood

Hepburn Wood is located to the eastern edge of Chillingham Estate, giving iconic views across Northumberland above the woodland.
Great Outdoors Bellingham

Hareshaw Linn

A wonderful nature-rich family walk towards Northumberland’s best waterfall.
Historic sites Gilsland

Willowford Bridge Abutment

A fine 914 metre stretch of wall, including 2 turrets, ending at a bridge abutment, much altered in Roman times owing to changes in the course of the river and rebuilding of the bridge.

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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