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 Rothbury

Coquetdale Art Gallery

Above the Library in Rothbury, Art Gallery with a wide range of Art and Crafts by local artists, open daily
Art Galleries Felton

Sarah Farooqi Art

I paint maps, landscapes and wildlife of Northumberland. Visit my studio shop at Gallery 45 for originals, prints and cards.
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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Sightseeing and Leisure Blagdon

Northumberland Cheese

The Cheese Farm is a hub of dairy activity! Making cheese downstairs & with our Cheese Loft Cafe & Shop above.
Museums Alnwick

Aln Valley Railway

Aln Valley Railway is a developing heritage railway, linking Alnmouth & Alnwick. A great family day out.
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Historic sites Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick-upon-Tweed Castle & Ramparts

The remains of a medieval castle, superseded by the most complete and impressive bastioned town defences in England.
Great Outdoors Alnwick

Thrunton Wood

Routes in this forest are currently closed due to the damage caused by Storm Arwen. Thrunton is a very popular forest during bank holidays and schools holidays and parking can be limited.
Nature and Wildlife Cresswell

Cresswell Pond Nature Reserve

Brackish lagoon and reed beds with hide for bird-watching. Large number of roosting waders and wildfowl all year.
Great Outdoors Stanhope

North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

The North Pennines is a stunning upland landscape of moors, hay meadows, intimate woods, inky night skies and charismatic wildlife.
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.

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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