Family events in Northumberland
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Family events in Northumberland

Family events in Northumberland

Where else can you find a puffin festival, international music events and a cavalcade of 150 horses and riders setting off to ‘ride the bounds’, but in Northumberland?

From food festivals to agricultural shows celebrating rural life, Northumberland plays host to a host of events throughout the year.


Food festivals with celebrity chefs and a smorgasbord of fine local produce to tuck into take place at Berwick, Alnwick and Tynedale. Discover walking festivals to strike out upon in Haltwhistle, Rothbury and Berwick.

There are events ranging from the downright bizarre, like Allendale’s Tar Bar’l where costumed men celebrate New Year by carrying flaming barrels of tar on their heads; to events to learn new skills, like star gazing into Northumberland’s darkest skies at Kielder Observatory.

English Heritage, the National Trust and Northumberland National Park run events and activities throughout the year. Visit their websites for more details or browse our events listings for more information.

Whatever your age or interest there are plenty of events for everyone to enjoy in Northumberland. Find family events in Northumberland below.

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  • Start date: 23/10/2020
  • End date: 21/01/2021
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 Strike a Halloween Coin
Strike a Halloween Coin
Family event
Bamburgh
Dave the Moneyer who stays with us each summer is returning and you will have the opportunity to strike a specially designed Halloween coin. This activity is suitable for adults and children. Dave&rsq ...
24/10/2020 to 01/11/2020
The Scarycrow Trail
The Scarycrow Trail
Family event
Ford and Etal Estate
Come and follow the famous Scarycrow Trail at Ford & Etal Estates. Help judge which Scarycrow is the best in 2020 and vote for your favourite. Stay in your family bubbles, be safe and have fun in ...
26/10/2020 to 31/10/2020

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