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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Nature and Wildlife Berwick-upon-Tweed

Chain Bridge Honey Farm

Showroom detailing beekeeping, the history and biology of honeybees, wasps and bumble bees. An observation hive, a range of honey based products, vintage vehicles and a cafe.
Great Outdoors Rothbury

Holystone Wood

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Coquetdale, there’s nowhere better for peace and tranquillity. It offers beautiful woodland walks taking in waterfalls, and wildlife amongst aged broadleaved trees.
Great Outdoors Wooler

Wooler Common

Please note that some rights of way remain closed following damage caused by Storm Arwen. The forest walk at St Cuthbert’s Way northwards are now open. Click HERE for the latest information.
Nature and Wildlife Bedlington

Bedlington Country Park Local Nature Reserve

A delightful country park on the north side of the River Blyth with a picnic area and children's play area
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.
Great Outdoors Belford

Raven's Crag

Raven's Crag, near Holburn Lake is a point on the St Cuthbert's Cave walk.
Great Outdoors Bellingham

Hareshaw Linn

A wonderful nature-rich family walk towards Northumberland’s best waterfall.
Family Attraction Seahouses

Golden Gate Farne Islands Boat Trips

The only boat licensed to land on Longstone Island plus unique access to tour the lighthouse Grace Darling's childhood home.
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.
Garden Alnwick

Howick Gardens & Arboretum

Beautiful gardens, woodland walks, sensory garden, a Prime Minister and a famous cup of tea - Earl Grey of course since Howick was his home!
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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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