Northumberland is a place of breathtaking beauty, vast empty coast and ancient castles. Be inspired by this magical place of rivers, beaches and dark nights.
BAMBURGH CASTLE (20 MILES)
Each year Bamburgh Castle thrills, enthrals and captivates many thousands of visitors from across the globe with its incredible history, dramatic views and treasure-trove collection of unique pieces which tell the story of Bamburgh’s many reincarnations over the centuries.
THE FARNE ISLANDS (15 MILES)
The Farne Islands lie two to three miles off the Northumberland coast. Midway between the fishing village of Seahouses and the magnificent Bamburgh Castle. As well as being the most famous Sea Bird Sanctuary in the British Isles. They also have a large colony of Atlantic or Grey Seals. There are various boat trips to visit the islands. An excellent day for all to enjoy!
ALNWICK CASTLE (6 MILES)
Alnwick Castle is a castle and country house in Alnwick in the English county of Northumberland. It is the seat of His Grace The 12th Duke of Northumberland. Offering Harry Potter, dragon and knight themes activities for all to enjoy.
ALNMOUTH (3 MILES)
Gaily painted houses strung along the north bank of the River Aln estuary welcome you to picturesque Alnmouth. Bordered by one of Northumberland’s best beaches.
THE ALNWICK GARDENS (6 MILES)
Where else could you marvel at the sight of 120 water jet Grand Cascade before taking lunch at one of the largest wooden tree houses in the world, nestled 18 meters above the ground? Only at The Alnwick Garden.
DUNSTANBURGH CASTLE (7 MILES)
Built on the most magnificent scale, Dunstanburgh Castle stands on a remote headland in Northumberland. The focus of fierce fighting during the Wars of the Roses, it was twice besieged and captured by Yorkist forces, but subsequently fell into decay. Later being taken on by English Heritage, perfect for panoramic views of Northumberland.