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

Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum

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

Prudhoe Castle

Prudhoe Castle has many a story to tell so a family day out to this Northumberland fortress is truly worthwhile.
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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.
Entertainment Berwick-upon-Tweed

The Radio Rooms

THE RADIO ROOMS IS A GRASSROOTS VENUE AND EVENT SPACE. WE ARE THE MAIN PLATFORM FOR NEW AND UP AND COMING ARTISTS IN THE AREA.
Historic sites Slaley

Shotley, St. Andrew

On a hilltop almost 300m above sea level, St Andrew’s was built in 1769 to a cruciform plan on the site of a medieval church, and remodelled in 1892. In the churchyard is a magnificent domed mausoleum built by Humphrey Hopper in 1752.
Nature and Wildlife Druridge Bay

Druridge Pools Nature Reserve

Lake and shallow pools with 3 bird hides and access to Druridge Links and shore. Particularly good in winter with large flocks of wildfowl, swans and birds of prey.
Historic sites Warkworth

Warkworth Hermitage

Enjoy the peaceful setting of this hidden gem, which was probably built as a private chapel for the first Earl of Northumberland.

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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