With easy transport links thanks to an East Coast main line train station, along with a unique combination of history, heritage and beauty, this bustling market town is the ideal base to explore Northumberland.

Tiptoe through the tulips of Carlisle Park

Sanderson Arcade

High quality shopping at Sanderson Arcade

From the tranquil riverside promenade to the formal gardens and aviary of the William Turner Garden – a modern tribute to the Morpeth-born ‘Father of English Botany’ – Carlisle Park is an oasis of calm in the centre of the town. Rowing boats on the river lend an air of old-school charm.

Learn about Northumberland’s proud mining heritage at Woodhorn

A blend of original colliery buildings and modern architecture inspired by the monster coal cutting machines, learn about the life and loves, tears and tragedies of a proud mining community. It also houses the Ashington Group Collection - a unique collection of paintings by the artists known as the Pitmen Painters.

Explore the Quarry Garden of Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens

Wander through the bare rooms and imposing Pillar Hall of Belsay Hall inspired by the temples of ancient Greece. Discover the unique Quarry Garden, a deep man-made ravine home to exotic plants and trees. Delve deeper to find the hidden ruins of the medieval castle.

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Heighley Gate Garden Centre
Garden Centre
Set in the spectacular Northumberland countryside Heighley Gate Garden Centre is the North East's largest garden centre with its own nursery-grown plants. There is a wide variety of shopping and enter ...

Morpeth Market Day
Morpeth Market Place – Wednesday Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 623455 Stall enquiries: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland Tel: 07909688174 ...

Beech Cottage
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Award-winning cottages situated on a beautiful farm with outstanding views of hills and coast. Indoor pool, gym, tennis court. ...
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Animals at Whitehouse Farm Centre
Family Attraction
Whitehouse Farm is the all-weather fun attraction with soft play, restaurant, outdoor play areas, tractor-trailer rides and lots of animals to feed, hold and stroke. ...
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St James the Great's Church
St James is a fine Victorian church in Morpeth. It’s open every day, so come and see it. ...

Morpeth Castle Open Days
Family event
On Sunday 22 April join us for storytelling with Jim Grant and traditional music from John Bibby and Kim Bibby-Wilson. ...

Morpeth Farmers Market
The Morpeth Farmers' Market is held on the 1st Saturday of the month in the Market Place. 09:00 - 15:00. Stall enquiries: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland T ...

Outside Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum
Museums and galleries
Discover a gem of a museum illustrating the history and development of bagpipes and especially featuring the unique Northumbrian small pipes.  ...
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Morpeth Chantry
Arts & Crafts Shop
The 13th Century Morpeth Chantry is home to an extensive collection of traditional, and contemporary, Northumbrian Arts, Crafts and Music. There is a wonderful variety of locally produced, and handm ...

Outside Old Barn Cottages
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Comfortable stone-built cottages, very pleasant rural setting in 26 acres. Good centre for exploring whole area, Hadrian's Wall, coast, hills and castles. Brochure available. ...

Performance at Carlisle Park
The William Turner Garden, formal gardens and historic architectural remains. Riverside and woodland walks, aviary, tennis courts, bowling greens, paddling pool and boating. ...

Morpeth Tourist Information Centre Chantry
Tourist Information Centre
Morpeth Tourist Information Centre is housed in medieval splendour in the 13th Century Morpeth Chantry, famous Northumbrian Bagpipe Museum, and highly regarded Northumbrian Art and Crafts Centre. Musi ...

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Felmoor Holiday Park set in 40 acres of outstanding Northumberland woodland. ...
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Macdonald Linden Hall
Group Accommodation
Set within stuninng 450 acres of Northumberland countryside, the hotel boasts a health club and spa facilities alongside an 18 hole golf course. We have an award winning restaurant and a pub ...

Golden Sands Holiday Park
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Outstanding five star beach front caravan holiday park in the coastal village of Cresswell just 30 minutes north of Newcastle upon Tyne. Luxury caravan hire available for families and couples alike. M ...

Outside Rothbury National Park Visitor Centre
Tourist Information Point
Northumberland National Park Authority and Shepherds Walks have joined forces to keep visitor information available for the new season at the Coquetdale Centre in Rothbury. ...

Trap Inn
Bed & Breakfast
Family run B & B clean fresh rooms at an affordable price home cooked food -  close to miles of unspoilt beaches  Always a warm welcome - friendly staff Pool & snooker tables Free ...
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Welcome to Linden Hall
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Built in 1862 and set in 450 acres of peaceful park and woodland, the magnificent Georgian hotel has its own Championship golf course and spa, offering stunning views of the Cheviots and Northumb ...
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Golf course at Linden Hall
Nestled in a 450-acre estate at the heart of the Northumberland countryside, the golf course at Macdonald Linden Hall, Golf & Country Club is one of the area's finest. ...
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Adventure Sports
The most exciting and affordable aerial tour, soaring over Northumberland's officially designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and beyond.  ...

Heighley Gate
Group Food, Drink & Shopping
Set in the spectacular Northumberland countryside Heighley Gate Garden Centre is one of the largest Garden Centres in the Uk. An ideal day out destination or refreshment stop for group travel com ...

Bluebell Woods in Morpeth
Nature and Wildlife
Woodland nature reserve with riverside and round walks. ...

Inside Bothal Church
Grade 1 church of Norman origin. Outstanding historical features include tudor tomb, medieval stained glass, Jacobean communion rail, 600 year old nave roof etc. Beautiful seating ...

Borough Woods Local Nature Reserve
Nature and Wildlife
Woodland nature reserve with round walk. ...

Faith's Cottage
Detached 4* cosy cottage in Longwitton,  sleeps up to 8 in 4 bedrooms, extensive views, large garden, easy access, woodburners,  family friendly, games room ...

St Pauls Church in Cornhill-on-Tweed
St. Paul's Church dates from 1200 and was rebuilt in 1849. A tranquil ancient sacred space and historically important Flodden Battlefield church. ...

South Aisle Porch and Tower
Ancient Parish Church, over 700 years old, set in a peaceful churchyard with a glorious fourteenth century Tree of Jesse window. ...

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