Winter in Northumberland...

A whole new side of Northumberland can best be enjoyed in the Winter; home to Europe’s largest International Dark Sky Park, it is the ideal place to discover the night skies. Billions of shimmering stars, a plethora of planets, dazzling meteor showers and the glow of galaxies like Andromeda can all be seen. Travel around the Dark Sky Park, spanning Northumberland National Park and Kielder Water & Forest Park, visiting Dark Sky Discovery Sites that provide an ideal location for star-spotting, or see the spectacular Northern Lights on the coast.

To fill your days explore seaside towns and rural villages, especially around Christmas, when local producers show off the quality of their wares at festive markets and fairs throughout the county.

Find out below what's on in Northumberland this Winter.

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  • Campaign: Winter Events
Star gazing events
The giant constellation of Orion has been rcecognised throughout millennia as one of the most inspiring sights of the night sky. ...

Santa Special Trains
Family event
Ford and Etal Estate
Santa Specials at Heatherslaw Light Railway - fun for all the family. ...

Christmas at Wallington
Family event
You can also enjoy Christmas music, make festive things and hear stories with Mrs Christmas. ...

Christmas Market
Arts and Crafts
All stall holders have been hand-picked by The Alnwick Garden and are sure to delight. ...

Tall Tales Tree Trail
Family event
Follow this fantastical story trail through the woods and discover fascinating facts about the wonderful trees that grow there. ...

Father Christmas
Family event
Take a spin around the outdoor skating rink and meet Father Christmas in his magical stable grotto. ...

Space Kids
Family event
A return of one of our most popular holiday time events…for the parents and the young scientists they accompany. ...

Kielder Dark Sky 10k Trail race
Sporting Event
The Kielder Dark Sky 10k Trail race is held in the heart of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park. ...

Kielder Winter Wonderland
Outdoor Event
Make magical memories to last a lifetime at Kielder Winter Wonderland!   ...

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