Bank Holidays in Northumberland

Bank Holidays
You’ll never be short of something to keep you busy on a bank holiday weekend in Northumberland. Spend your long weekend discovering historic towns, attending exciting events, having endless experiences, and exploring the Northumberland coast and countryside landscapes.

Make it count

Celebrate the Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee in Northumberland with our suggestions of things to do over the long weekend. Our stunning county offers a great opportunity for the whole family to enjoy incredible historic landmarks, insightful museums and colourful art galleries over the bank holiday. We have beautiful, sweeping sands on our beaches and bounds of wildlife in the countryside, not to mention our eclectic events to fill your long weekend or see you through the school holidays.

Mark the occasion by feeling like a royal yourself and spend half term storming a castle and exploring its grounds. Cross the causeway to Holy Island, explore a picturesque fishing village, sail to The Farne Islands, or walk our staggering open countryside such as The Cheviot Hills in Northumberland National Park or Kielder Water & Forest Park. Wander along Hadrian's Wall and get some insight into life as a Roman, or simply kick back and relax in your beautiful holiday cottage or B&B.

So book your family bank holiday in Northumberland, the perfect location for fantastic attractions, beautiful countryside and the astounding Northumberland coast.

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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