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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Head Elf & Nelson the Pig
Family event
Morpeth
Its the most Magical time of year at Whitehouse Farm Centre, join us to make some Festive memories at Winter Wonderland Tuesday 20th November - Monday 24th December (closed Mondays except 24th Decembe ...

Morpeth Town Three day Christmas market
Outdoor Event
"Christmas Market Street Food Kids Rides Kids Entertainment Plus Much Much More! ...

Kielder Winter Wonderland
Family event
Make magical memories to last a lifetime at Kielder Winter Wonderland!   ...

Coal Forest art trail opens at Woodhorn Museum
Exhibition
Coal Forest sees magical art installations pop up throughout Woodhorn Museum and its colliery heritage buildings from Saturday 27 October 2018 – Monday 22 April 2019. Accompanied by a six-month ...

Ellingham Hall Christmas Fair 2018
Family event
Chathill
Our annual Family Christmas Fair’ is a festive day out for all the family. Visit a range of stalls offering gifts, crafts, foodie treats and Christmas goodies. ...

The Snow Lion at The Alnwick Garden
Family event
Returning this year from the Forsets of Eternal Snow is the giant, white snow lion ...

Forgotten Garden Adventure Golf
Family event
Once Upon a time in The Alnwick Garden there was a huge shudder and the ground began to move and shake. They called upon ‘the fairest of them all’ to find a solution to the moving ground, but ...

Alnwick Garden Christmas market
Outdoor Event
Find that perfect present or stocking filler for someone special. A fine selection of quality stalls who supply unique and inspired gifts.  ...

Christmas Belles
Family event
Summon the spirit of Christmas past with the Christmas Belles on stilts. ...

Enchanted Belsay
Family event
Step into a magical fairy-tale world this December and follow our themed Alice in Wonderland trail through our famous Himalayan quarry gardens and wooded grounds. ...

The Alnwick Garden Christmas Light show
Outdoor Event
Come and join us after dark this Christmas to see our fantastic Christmas light show, new for 2018 ...

Christmas Belles
Family event
Summon the spirit of Christmas past with these charming Christmas Belles. Our joyous duo shimmer scarlet with waving gold ribbons and ring out yuletide chimes of good cheer with syncopated hand ch ...

The Grand Lantern Parade
Family event
"If you have never been before, this is a magical live music, light and movement spectacular. ...

Wooler Famers' Market and Christmas lights switch on
Family event
Wooler
Wooler is holding its Christmas Farmers' Market and Christmas lights switch on on Sunday Dec 2. The market runs from noon-3pm in the bus station off the High St. Then there's a free family Christmas f ...

Jack and the Beanstalk
Family event
Seaton Delaval
Our hero Jack, his mother Dame Trott and his brother Simon haven’t a bean to their name! Their friendly cow Daisy has gone dry and worse still the village is being destroyed by the evil giant Bl ...

Winter Market
Family event
Morpeth
The Whitehouse Farm Winter Market is a festive event not to be missed. With over 40 local business stalls all showcasing an array of fabulous gifts you won't find on the High Street. Discover stalls o ...

Lunch with Santa at Alnwick Castle
Family event
Enjoy a delicious Christmas lunch and meet Santa before he starts his Christmas rush. ...

Northumberland Pride Charity Christmas concert
Music & Dance
Morpeth
Join us for the very first Northumberland Pride Christmas Concert (by candlelight). ...

Christmas In Corbridge
Family event
Corbridge
Market stalls, late night shopping, street food, carol singing, entertainment and good cheer plus over 80 festive trees filling St Andrew’s Church. ...

Slate Nature
Arts and Crafts
West Woodburn
Visit our Riverside Studio for unique handmade gifts, for the home & garden, made from reclaimed slate. Slate Christmas trees, bird boxes, bird feeders, plant pots and more. All products can be pe ...

Alnwick Christmas Lights 2018
Family event
A variety of events take place in and around the Market Place, where the Lights are switched on at 7pm.The lights will be switched on by the Duchess of Northumberland. ...

Northumberland County Zoo - Christmas Owl events
Family event
Morpeth
"This Festive season, the Christmas owls have returned to collect your Letters to Santa and fly them up to the North Pole! The fun starts off with a visit to the Christmas Grotto where children wil ...

Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centres Christmas Fayre
Family event
Berwick-upon-Tweed
The whole centre is transformed ready to welcome Santa before he leaves mid afternoon with Merlin pulling his special Christmas Carriage. ...

Winter Wonderland Birds
Family event
These magical giant birds with their stunning fanned tails are illuminated for a winter wonderland spectacular as a living example of the song lyric from the Twelve Days of Christmas ‘Two Callin ...

Whitehouse Farm Santa Experience 2018
Family event
Join us this Festive Season to make some lasting memories with your family, the Santa Experience is our Premium Christmas Event and will add a touch of Magic to Christmas 2018. ...

Bamburgh Christmas lights
Shows & Displays
Seahouses
Bamburgh's Annual switch on of the Christmas lights will take place on the 24th of November 2018- commencing with a service at St Aidan's Church. ...

Kirkley Hall Christmas Fair 2018
Family event
Our two day festive spectacular returns with shopping stalls, a packed schedule of entertainment, festive food, music and crafts. We’ll also have loads of get involved activities as well as free ...

Hexham Christmas Market and Abbey Fair
Outdoor Event
Hexham
Come along and visit 70 stalls and shop for gorgeous gifts, unique arts and crafts, fabulous food and of course a warming glass of mulled wine.   ...

Meet Santa @ Whitehouse Farm
Family event
Morpeth
Join us this Festive Season to make some lasting memories with your family, the Santa Experience is our Premium Christmas Event and will add a touch of Magic to Christmas 2018.  ...

Street Theatre at Alnwick Gardens
Family event
He's Olaf and he likes warm hugs! He is by far the friendliest snowman to walk the mountains above Arendelle - today he is in The Alnwick Garden! ...

Morpeth Christmas lights switch on
Outdoor Event
Morpeth
Grand spectacular unified Christmas Lights Switch-On for the whole town centre including the Sanderson Arcade - providing the climax of the three-day Pre-Christmas Festival. ...

Christmas Fayre
Arts and Crafts
Berwick-upon-Tweed
The annual Christmas Fayre, featuring an amazing array of goods for sale - handmade knitting, bric-a-brac, Christmas cards, books, home baking, as well as tea/coffee and homemade cream scones. There a ...

Ford Christmas Market
Arts and Crafts
Ford and Etal Estate
This popular market returns in 2018, offering a wide range of stalls selling local and artisan foods, gifts and crafts.  ...

The Alnwick Garden Light Show
Family event
The Alnwick Garden has been transformed into a festive delight for the family. Whilst meandering through The Garden at night, enjoy the Christmas lights to truly get you in the Christmas spirit. ...

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