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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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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Great Outdoors Rothbury

Holystone Wood

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Coquetdale, there’s nowhere better for peace and tranquillity.
Nature and Wildlife Morpeth

Scotch Gill Wood Local Nature Reserve

Woodland nature reserve with riverside and round walks.
Museums Alnwick

Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery

Northumberland History & Heritage, Art and Textiles in exciting interactive style for all the family. Three floor fully accessible building.
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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.
Great Outdoors Rothbury

Hepburn Wood

Hepburn Wood is located to the eastern edge of Chillingham Estate, giving iconic views across Northumberland above the woodland.
Sightseeing and Leisure Haydon Bridge

Haydon Bridge Development Trust

Haydon Bridge provides a wide range of shops, facilities and services for the both local people and visitors.
Great Outdoors Stanhope

North Pennines National Landscape

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

Paxton House

Paxton House, an impressive Adam House filled with Chippendale furniture and exquisite 18th century costumes with café, shop and gardens.

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
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Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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