Easter explorers wanted! Brush off those winter cobwebs and enjoy fun and fresh air over the Easter holidays with a schedule of activities for all the family at English Heritage sites in Northumberland.
Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens
Easter Adventure Quest
Fri 14 - Mon (bank holiday) 17 Apr
Be a challenge champion this Easter weekend! You'll be greeted by a character from the past - perhaps a king, a butler or a Roman centurion - who'll be able to help you crack the clues as you explore Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens in Northumberland. There's a chocolate reward for successful adventurers, so be sure to join in the fun.
Easter Adventure Quest
Fri 14 - Mon 17 (bank holiday) Apr
Adventurers wanted this Easter weekend! You'll meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a monk. These honourable folk will be happy to help you on your quest as you explore our sites and crack the clues. Rise to the challenge and you’ll reap a chocolate reward. It's time to get hands-on with history.
Birdoswald Roman Fort
Sat 15 - Mon 17 Apr
Get to grips with the art of kite flying at Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian’s Wall. Expert kite flyers will dazzle you with their skills as they create a spectacle in the grounds of this ancient Roman Fort.
See gigantic kites in flight, watch synchronised demonstrations to music, have a go at making your very own kite and try it out in the family flying area where we’ll also give you some top tips on making it soar. If you have a kite at home make sure you bring it along on the day too for an unforgettable day out!
Published: Tuesday 11/04/2017
By Visit Northumberland
With so much to see and do, a trip to Belsay is one of the best value family days out in North East England. Explore the grand medieval castle, later extended to include a magnificent Jacobean mansion and don’t miss the stunning views from the top of the tower.
Set in a quaint Northumberland town, this hill-top fortress and hermitage offers a fantastic family day out.
Birdoswald Roman Fort is the perfect place to see the longest continuous remaining stretch of this magnificent World Heritage Site, Hadrian's Wall. Explore the extensive remains of the Roman fort and discover interactive displays, artefacts and a model of the wall in our fascinating exhibition.