Morpeth

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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Open Day - Morpeth Castle
Exhibition
Morpeth
The Landmark we know today as Morpeth Castle was originally a gatehouse built at the entrance to the castle from which it gets its name. Morpeth Castle sits on a hill with fine views of the town and t ...

Trap Inn
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Bed & Breakfast
Morpeth
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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quarry pond
Group Attraction
Morpeth
A Royal Horticultural Society partner garden with two acres, richly and diversely planted. ...

Outside Rothbury National Park Visitor Centre
Tourist Information Point
Morpeth
Call into Tomlinson's Bunkhouse in Rothbury for local news and information. ...

Why Not?
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Adventure Sports
Morpeth
The most exciting and affordable aerial tour, soaring over Northumberland's officially designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and beyond.  ...

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering
Music & Dance
Enjoy a number of musical treats taking place in the museum as part of this annual celebration of Northumbrian heritage.  An opportunity to hear local music and join in a number of activities tak ...

Animals at Whitehouse Farm Centre
Family Attraction
Morpeth
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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The Chantry Lasses Informal Performance
Music & Dance
The first Wednesday of each month at 2pm. Hear Northumberland’s unique instrument, the Northumbrian Pipes Enjoy an informal performance and a chance to talk to the performers about this special ...

Friendly Arcade Beadles
Boutique
Morpeth
  Sanderson Arcade is a shopping centre in Morpeth. Located in the heart of Morpeth town centre, the Arcade blends into the beauty of a traditional English Market town with all the major high st ...

Golden Sands Holiday Park
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Caravan & Camping
Morpeth
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 ...

Easter Bunny & Magic Steve
Family event
Easter is always an egg-citing time of year at Whitehouse Farm, we have lots of Bunnies to cuddle, little Easter Chicks to meet and Lambs to bottle feed too. We have a choc-a-bloc programme of events ...

Heighley Gate
Group Food, Drink & Shopping
Morpeth
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 ...

Morpeth Chantry
Arts & Crafts Shop
Morpeth
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 Cabin
Eviivo
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Self Catering
Morpeth
Felmoor Holiday Park set in 40 acres of outstanding Northumberland woodland. ...
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Golf course at Linden Hall
Golf
Morpeth
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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St James the Great's Church
Church
Morpeth
St James is a fine Victorian church in Morpeth. It’s open every day, so come and see it. ...

Welcome to Linden Hall
Laterooms
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Hotel
Morpeth
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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Build a Teddy Tastic Friend & Easter EGGstravaganza
Family event
Morpeth
A truly special Easter Experience, we have a selection of Bears and Easter themed teddies for your child to make with our team. The first step is to choose your super soft teddy tastic friend from ou ...

Heighley Gate Garden Centre
Garden Centre
Morpeth
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 ...

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

Outside Old Barn Cottages
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Self Catering
Morpeth
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. ...

Wintery St Mary's Inn
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Inn
Morpeth
Opened in 2014, St. Mary's Inn is a pub in Morpeth with tradition at its heart - whether you eat, drink or stay!    ...
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Pipes
Museums and galleries
Morpeth
Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum is a must for music lovers - alive with iconic regional instruments and live music. ...
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Macdonald Linden Hall
Group Accommodation
Morpeth
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 ...

Morpeth Market Day
Markets
Morpeth
Morpeth Market Place – Wednesday Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 623455 Stall enquiries: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk Tel: 07909688174 ...

Easter Open Studios
Arts and Crafts
Morpeth
On Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st of April we will be hosting our third Open Studios event at The Old Bath House ...

Exterior
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Morpeth
 Opened in 2014, St. Mary's Inn is a pub in Morpeth with tradition at its heart - whether you eat, drink or stay!  ...

Beech Cottage
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Self Catering
Morpeth
Award-winning cottages situated on a beautiful farm with outstanding views of hills and coast. Indoor pool, gym, tennis court. ...
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Morpeth Farmers Market
Markets
Morpeth
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 neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk T ...

Morpeth Tourist Information Centre Chantry
Tourist Information Centre
Morpeth
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 ...

Lunchtime Organ Recital
Music & Dance
Morpeth
Organ recital. ...

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

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

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

Inside Bothal Church
Church
Morpeth
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 ...

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

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