What to do

Stunning beaches with proud castles standing watch, wild landscapes in Northumberland National Park, the turbulent history of Hadrian’s Wall, an impressive collection of gardens each with their own charms and fascinating historic houses and estates. Plus, discover nightlife Northumberland style with an unforgettable stargazing experience in Europe’s largest Dark Sky Park.


Many of Northumberland’s attractions offer special discounts to visiting groups. See below for more information and inspiration.


A journey through Northumberland reveals the warmth of our welcome and celebrates our character. Slow down and discover experiences.


This is just the beginning of your Northumberland experience, all you need to do now is pick where you want to start!

Guide for Groups

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Alnwick Castle Exterior
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Alnwick
Alnwick Castle is the one of the largest inhabited castles in England; it has been home to the Duke of Northumberland’s family, the Percys, for over 700 years. Combining magnificent medieval ar ...

Heatherslaw Light Railway
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Cornhill-on-Tweed
A short drive from Berwick-upon-Tweed, the Scottish Borders and the holy island of Lindisfarne, this vast rural estate set in magnificent countryside is steeped in history, being home to a variety of ...

The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre
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Twice Brewed
The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre (named after the famous Whin Sill, upon which the Emperor Hadrian built his Wall) is an exciting new visitor attraction that will help you explore our wond ...

quarry pond
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Morpeth
A Royal Horticultural Society partner garden with two acres, richly and diversely planted. ...

Arial View of Hexham Abbey
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Hexham
Hexham Abbey welcome visitor groups with some unique and exclusive experiences alongside our comprehensive offering.  We provide hosted tours, audio guides, out of hours access to our 7th century ...

Heritage Centre at Bellingham
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Bellingham
Award winning Heritage Centre at Bellingham ...

Front of Castle
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Chillingham
Remarkable Castle dating back to the 13th century, with Staterooms, Museum, beautiful Italian Garden, Torture Chamber and Dungeon, Woodland Walks, Lake, Gift Shop and Tearoom situa ...

You'll be captivated
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Hexham
Explore the oldest purpose built prison in England and discover the violent border life of the reivers. ...

Vindolanda from the air
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Bardon Mill
Home of Britain's 'Top Treasure' - the Vindolanda Writing Tablets. Vindolanda is one of Europe's most important archaeological sites, with live excavations taking place every year and an award winning ...

Bambugh Castle
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Bamburgh
Spanning nine acres of land on its rocky plateau high above the Northumberland coastline, Bamburgh is one of the largest inhabited castles in the entire country. Explore 14 public areas and learn more ...

The historic Woodhorn site
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Ashington
Discover Northumberland's proud industrial heritage at a stunning historic site featuring art by the famous Pitmen Painters and an exciting exhibition programme.  ...

Gallery 1
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Haltwhistle
Immerse yourself in the life of the Roman Army at this interactive and engaging museum - there is nothing else like this on Hadrian's Wall ...

Travel through the Pennines
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Alston
Ride on the North of England’s highest narrow gauge railway winding from Alston through the picturesque South Tyne Valley. We have a Discovery Centre, gift shop and the “Buffer Stop& ...

Howick Hall Gardens
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Alnwick
Beautiful gardens, woodland walks, Sensory Garden, a Prime Minister and a famous cup of tea - Earl Grey of course since Howick was him home! ...

Kielder castle
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Kielder
Home to Northern Europe's biggest man made lake, the largest working forest in England and the darkest skies in England, Kielder Water & Forest Park is the ideal destination for group travellers. ...

Alnwick Garden
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Alnwick
One of the world's most extraordinary contemporary gardens. ...

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