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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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 Rothbury

Holystone Wood

Holystone is tucked away in Coquetdale- rich in peace and tranquility on the edge of Holystone village.
Historic sites Warkworth

Warkworth Hermitage

View the awe-inspiring keep as you wander around the nearly intact circuit of towered walls at this spectacular medieval castle.
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 Morpeth

Borough Woods Local Nature Reserve

Woodland nature reserve with round walk.
Art Galleries Lowick

Jane Harbottle Wildlife Artist

"Inspired by the beauty of Nature" Jane paints in detail, displaying & selling from her studio. Special commissions are welcomed.
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 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The remains of a medieval castle, superseded by the most complete and impressive bastioned town defences in England.
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.
Country Park Greenhead

Walltown Country Park

A place alive with nature. Explore Hadrian’s Wall, enjoy panoramic views of the National Park and discover Northumberland’s Dark Skies.

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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