Attractions in Northumberland
Towns and Cities
Dating from 1688, Wallington was home to many generations of the Blackett
and Trevelyan families
Historic walled town - possibly the most complete set
of town walls in Europe.
Inspired idea by Her Grace, the Duchess of
Northumberland. Now maturing into a fascinating day out
for all the family.
Welcoming little market town in the heart of the Cheviot
Hills. Ideal walking centre.
With its connection to early saints, this tidal island
is the seat of early northern Christianity. Check
tide times for a safe visit.
Fishing village with its attractive harbour. Boat
trips to the Farne Islands.
With their famous seal colony and fabulously rich
variety of seabirds, the Farnes are well served with boat
trips from Seahouses.
Seat of the Dukes of Northumberland. Spectacular
castle and the famous Alnwick Garden.
(The Roman Wall)
More a political statement then real means of defence,
the famous wall extends almost coast-to-coast, but its
most spectacular remains are along the northern hills of
the Tyne valley.
Quiet market town nestling in the Cheviot Hills. Fine
for walks and wildlife, with nearby
Only three miles from Morpeth, combined with a visit
to the town, makes a great day out for kids of all ages.
Administrative capital of Northumberland. Beautiful
park and riverside. Shopping, pubs, restaurants.
Park & Forest Trail
Kielder Water is the largest man-made lake in Europe,
in the heart of the largest man-made forest inn Europe.
Centre for Hadrian's Wall - famous medieval abbey.
Bustling market town.
A large portion of Northumberland lies within the
National Park. Too much to mention is on offer. Visit
Quiet little town, the most western in the county.
Good centre for Hadrian's Wall - Nearby Housteads fort.
The region's premier theatre, featuring a mixed
programme of high quality productions
Principle city of the region - all the attractions of
a regional capital.
Honey Farm - Berwick upon Tweed
1500 colonies of bees, honey of all descriptions and
interesting information about bees and bee keeping.
Historic university town with the most spectacular
cathedral in the north.
Roman Historic Sites
Exceptionally well preserved Roman fort and settlement
with visitor centre & museum
Large Roman settlement of great strategic importance.
Not to be missed.
Fort - Chollerford
Visit Chesters Roman Fort and discover the best
visible remains of a cavalry fort in Britain.
Fort - Haltwhistle
The most complete Roman fort in Britain, Housesteads
boasts spectacular views.
|Arbeia - South
Arbeia Roman Fort housed a garrison and once guarded
the entrance to the River Tyne.
Roman settlement guarding the eastern end of Hadrian's
|North Sea Trail
Come and enjoy the very best of the North Sea's beautiful
coastline on the North Sea Trail.
|St Oswald's Way
St. Oswald’s Way is a long-distance
walking route, exploring some of the finest landscapes and
fascinating history of Northumberland.