See Northumberland's Castles
& Stunning Coastline
Central for trips to Newcastle, & Durham City
Explore Hadrian's Wall & Hexham
Northumberland Alnmouth on the coast of Northumberland © Graeme PeacockPeaceful, unspoilt Northumberland is a region of spectacular castles and coastline and is ideal for walking.
There are numerous places of interest to visit, such as Kielder Water, Holy Island of Lindisfarne and the Scottish Borders, to name a few.
Durham & Newcastle
Gateshead Millennium Bridge © Graeme PeacockIn County Durham, the land of Prince Bishops, you can see Durham Cathedral and Beamish Museum.
To the east there is Newcastle and the Gateshead Metro Centre, (20 mins. drive) one of the largest shopping complexes in Europe.
Hadrian's Wall Country
Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland © Graeme PeacockHadrian's Roman Wall is but a few miles away, where you can visit forts at Vindolanda and Housesteads and Chesters.
You may like to take advantage of the Hadrian's Wall Bus which often has a guide on board.
Hexham Abbey, Hexham, Northumberland © SnowgooseHistoric Hexham has a wide variety of cafes and restaurants, good antique shops, leisure and sporting facilities. Enjoy the Grade 1 listed English Heritage Hexham Abbey and the park adjoining with its bandstand, bowling green and floral display. The surrounding area is excellent walking country, has quiet roads and is central to many places of interest.