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.
Recommended
Great Outdoors Rothbury

Simonside

Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from the top of mystical Simonside, one of the best in the North East England.
Great Outdoors Bellingham

Hareshaw Linn

A wonderful nature-rich family walk towards Northumberland’s best waterfall.
Great Outdoors Hexham

Warksburn

Warksburn is located near Stonehaugh and comprises a delightful picnic site and forest walk. Fantastic for dark skies!
Historic sites Gilsland

Willowford Bridge Abutment

A fine 914 metre stretch of wall, including 2 turrets, ending at a bridge abutment, much altered in Roman times owing to changes in the course of the river and rebuilding of the bridge.
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.
Nature and Wildlife Morpeth

Borough Woods Local Nature Reserve

Woodland nature reserve with round walk.
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.
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 Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick Barracks & Main Guard

The 'By Beat of Drum' exhibition gives you an insight into the life of the British infantryman from the Civil War to the First World War.

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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