The beautiful county of Northumbland is one of two counties that boarder Scotland. A holiday here will mean you’ll never be short of stunning sights. You won’t run out of things to do in Northumberland, discover many unseen historical locations, hike across the Coast and Castle Walk, unearth tranquil gardens and take in the area of outstanding beauty.
You really are spoilt for choice with things to do in Northumblerland, memories are made around every breath-taking corner of nature. One of the many amazing things to do in Northumblerland is stargaze. Awarded Gold Tier status for their clear skies, you really will feel the love under the romantic stary nights.
To find out more about things you can get up to in Northumblerland read our recommended list below.
Kielder Water and Forest Park offers you whatever age plenty to see and do all year round. Are you someone looking to unwind with nature and take in the characteristic scenery? Then you won’t be disappointed at Kielder Water and Forest Park. Home to England’s largest forest and the biggest man-made lake in Northern Europe.
Pennine Way is a 268-mile-long nature trail route. We recommend you stop off and explore the most exciting and stunning parts of the trail, the walk from Malham to Horton-in-Ribblesdale or take a 16-day self-guided hiking adventure! There is no surprise that the Pennie Way National Trail feature on many keen walker’s bucket lists.
Seaton Delaval Hall is a magnificent house set within a fine estate with dramatic gardens. You really will experience the sense of wealth of Admiral George Delaval, the former owner in 1718. Wonder down to the basement that has undergone extensive conservation work, then take a look at the Hall’s most well-known feature the Cantilever Stairs. It truly is a fascinating piece of history.
Lindisfarne Castle is situated in a truly amazing island location with so many amazing views to take in. Adventure across the causeway to Holy Island. Walk around the island at low tide and spot a huge amount of bird life.
Fancy an adventure activity? There are plenty of adventure and water sport activities to do in Northumberland. Surfing, stand-up paddle-boarding lessons and hire for all at Northside Surf School! Open 7 days a week, with many amazing reviews, and over 25 years of experience you’ll be in the best of hands. Get ready to have an exhilarating fun ocean experience.
Why not take a trip across the border and have a day out in Jedburgh? Once a battleground but now open to visitors from all over the world. The Castle Jail is definitely worth a visit. It has a very eerie feel, built in the 1820s it is now a favourite location for ghost hunts.
Or maybe a pleasant walk alongside the river is more your kind of experience. Close to car parks, cafes and the town where you can stop for food and drinks.
Jedburgh also offers much more for you to explore.
Alnmouth Beach sits in front of Alnmouth village. The beach sits in a picture-perfect sandy bay. When the tide is out stretches of golden sand are revealed for you to stroll across. The beautiful village offers restaurants, pubs, a golf course, gift and coffee shops for all to enjoy.
Winner of the Best European Restaurant honour at the Northeast Restaurant Awards. Situated close to the Market Square on Gilesgate Bouchon offers country style French cuisine that will get your taste buds tingling. With thousands of great reviews, it is worth a visit.
From £30 per adult why not take a 4-hour cultural guided tour of Hadrian’s wall? Delve into history as the experience guide will weave a narrative from both the Roman and native perspective, telling the story from both sides. Throughout the tour you stop off at Cawfields Roman Wall and Vindolanda Bardon Mill, one of the best-preserved Roman forts in Europe.