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Visitor Attractions In Northumberland

Here are some websites that you may find of interest or that might assist you in planning your self-catering cottage holiday in Northumberland.

  • Bamburgh Castle
    Spanning nine acres of land on a rocky plateau high above the Northumberland coast, Bamburgh is one of the most impressive castles in England. The village of the same name is charming and the views of the castle from the beach are stunning.
  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
    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 medieval castle and the Grecian inspired Hall. Belsay Hall is a 19th century country mansion located at Belsay, Northumberland.
  • Cragside, Rothbury
    Cragside, near Rothbury in Northumberland, is an extraordinary Victorian house and one of the wonders of its age. It was the home of Lord Armstrong, a self-made Victorian inventor, innovator and landscape genius. It was the first house in the world to be lit by hydro-electricity. Visitors can also enjoy its wonderful grounds and gardens.
  • Dark Skies - stargazing
    Kielder Observatory is a public astronomical observatory which is second to none, under some of the darkest skies in the world  and you can enjoy the stars anywhere in Northumberland!
  • Dunstanburgh Castle
    Managed by English Heritage, Dunstanburgh Castle, near Craster in Northermberland, is an iconic castle ruin that was once one of the largest and grandest fortifications in the north of England. The castle dominates one of the most beautiful stretches of the Northumberland Heritage Coast.
  • Grace Darling Museum, Bamburgh
    The Grace Darling Museum in Bamburgh, Northumberland commemorates the life of Victorian Britain's greatest heroine and the story of the wreck of the SS Forfarshire in 1838.
  • Hadrian's Wall Country
    UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Kielder Water and Forest Park
    England's largest forest offers excellent walking, mountain biking and wildlife spotting; Kielder Water, northern Europe's largest reservoir, has facilities for all kinds of water sports including sailing, kayaking, water skiing and pleasure cruising.
  • Northumberland Coast AONB
  • Northumberland National Park
    The official website of the National Park Authority.
  • The Alnwick Garden
    The Alnwick Garden, near Alnwick in Northumberland, is an inspiring landscape with beautiful gardens, magnificent architecture and unique features, including a treehouse and a poison garden, all brought to life with water.
  • The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
    Still a place of pilgrimage even in these more secular times, the Holy Island of Lindisfarne recalls the early beginnings of England's Christian heritage. It was on Holy Island that the early Christian message was honed and distributed to a largely pagan Northumberland. Check the causeway tide times before visiting.
  • Wallington Hall and Gardens
    Wallington Hall offers a lot to do for a day out, with a stately home, café and restaurant, gift shop, and superb gardens.