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Chain Bridge Honey Farm – Horncliffe, Berwick upon Tweed
Chain Bridge Honey Farm in Horncliffe, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland. Get contact details, opening hours and prices… read more
Animals & Nature • Free entry


Conundrum Farm – Berwick upon Tweed
Conundrum Farm is a farm with children’s activities and battle trail near the coast, North of Berwick-upon-Tweed… read more
Animals & Nature


Eshott Heugh Animal Park – Morpeth
Eshott Heugh Animal Park is a family animal attraction between Morpeth and Alnwick in Northumberland… read more
Animals & Nature


Kielder Water and Forest Park – Kielder
Kielder Water and Forest Park is an 11 sq kilometre man-made lake and 250 sq miles of forest with lots of water and land-based things to do… read more
Animals & Nature


Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre – Kielder, Hexham
Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre is situated at Leaplish Waterside Park and has one of the largest collections of Birds or Prey in the North of England… read more
Animals & Nature


Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens – Ponteland
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens is a walk-through animal park, 8 miles from Newcastle, with gardens and featuring over a 100 species of animals to see… read more
Animals & Nature


The Sanctuary Wildlife Care Centre – Morpeth
The Sanctuary Wildlife Care Centre is a centre caring for injured and unwanted British animals in Ulgham near Morpeth… read more
Animals & Nature


Whitehouse Farm Centre – Morpeth
Whitehouse Farm Centre is a petting farm with children’s play activities near Morpeth in Northumberland… read more
Animals & Nature


Bide-a-Wee Cottage Gardens – Morpeth
Bide-a-Wee Cottage Gardens are three acres of gardens near Morpeth that was originally the location of a sandstone quarry… read more
Gardens to visit


Howick Hall Gardens – Alnwick
Howick Hall Gardens are gardens and an arboretum North East of Alnwick in Northumberland… read more
Gardens to visit


The Alnwick Garden – Alnwick
The Alnwick Garden in Alnwick, Northumberland. Get contact details, opening hours and prices… read more
Gardens to visit


Allen Banks and Staward Gorge – Hexham
Allen Banks and Staward Gorge in Hexham, Northumberland includes a 41-acre site of scientific interest with picturesque gorge and river scenery… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Alnwick Castle – Alnwick
Alnwick Castle in Alnwick, Northumberland is the second largest inhabited Castle in England… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Aydon Castle – Corbidge
Aydon Castle is the largely intact remains of a 13th century fortified manor house West of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Bamburgh Castle – Bamburgh
Bamburgh Castle On a rocky plateau high above the Northumberland coastline in 7 acres of land, Bamburgh castle’s origins date back to 547… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens – Belsay, Nr Morpeth
Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens is a hall with gardens and the remains of a medieval castle, North West of Newcastle Upon Tyne… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard – Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland. Get contact details, opening hours and price… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Berwick-upon-Tweed Castle and Ramparts
Catel Terrace, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1DF
Historical


Brinkburn Priory
Longframlington, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 8AR
Historical


Cherryburn – Mickley, Stocksfield
Cherryburn in Mickley, Stocksfield, Northumberland is the birthplace of Northumberland’s most renown artist Thomas Bewick… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Chillingham Castle – Chillingham, Alnwick
Chillingham Castle is a 12 century fortress with gardens and parkland in Chllingham village in Northumberland… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Cragside – Rothbury, Morpeth
Cragside is a grade I listed Victorian mock-tudor style mansion set on a rocky hillside in 4 square kilometers of woodlands and gardens… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Dunstanburgh Castle – Craster, Alnwick
Dunstanburgh Castle is set on a beautiful stretch of Northumbrian coastline, is the ruins of what was once one of the largest castles of Northern England… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Etal Castle – Cornhill on Tweed
Etal Castle is the ruins of a castle located in the village of Etal and built around the mid 1300’s to help defend English borders from the Scots… read more
Historical tourist attractions


George Stephenson’s Birthplace – Wylam
George Stephenson’s Birthplace The birthplace of George Stephenson, the civil engineer who constructed the first railway line to use steam locomotives is a charming little stone cottage… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Hexham Abbey – Hexham
Hexham Abbey is a historic church previously an abbey, located in Hexham in Northumberland… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Housesteads Roman Fort – Hexham
Housesteads Roman Fort is the remains of a 2000 year old Roman fortress and civilian settlement near Hexham… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Lindisfarne Castle – Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed
Lindisfarne Castle built around 1550, is set on Holy island just off the Northumbrian coastline… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Lindisfarne Priory
Lindisfarne Priory Museum, Holy Island, Northumberland, TD15 2RX
Historical


Paxton House – Berwick upon Tweed
Paxton House in Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland. Get contact details, opening hours and prices… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Prudhoe Castle
Castle View, Prudhoe, Northumberland, NE42 6NA
Historical


Seaton Delaval Hall – Seaton Sluice
Seaton Delaval Hall is a Grade I listed English Baroque house built in the early 1700’s… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Wallington – Cambo, Morpeth
Wallington in Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland is a National Trust property. This 17th house has a magnificent interior with period furniture and artwork… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Warkworth Castle and Hermitage – Warkworth
Warkworth Castle and Hermitage is the remains of a 12th century castle and the Hermitage, a medieval chapel carved out of cliff rock in Northumberland… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Winshields Wall (Hadrian’s Wall)
Military Road, Once Brewed, Winshields, Northumberland, NE47 7AN
Historical


Banana Beach Soft Play – Ashington
Banana Beach Soft Play is a seaside themed indoor soft play centre for children up to the age of 12 in Ashington… read more
Kids days out


Castle Mania Indoor Adventure Play – Amble
Castle Mania Indoor Adventure Play is a indoor play centre for children up to the age of 12 in Amble… read more
Kids days out


Bailiffgate Museum – Alnwick
Bailiffgate Museum is local history museum about the area around Alnwick housed in a historic church in the town’s castle quarter… read more
Museums & Galleries


Chesters Roman Fort and Museum – Chollerford, Hexham
Chesters Roman Fort and Museum is the remains of Roman cavalry Fort and part of Hadrian’s wall North of Hexham… read more
Museums & Galleries


Grace Darling Museum – Bamburgh
Grace Darling Museum is a museum about the life of Grace Darling, a lighthouse keeper’s daughter, who famously helped rescue survivors of a shipwreck… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry


Woodhorn – Ashington
Woodhorn in Ashington, Northumberland combines a museum and Country park. The museum has various exhibits of artwork and historical artefacts… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry


Aln Valley Railway – Alnwick
Aln Valley Railway in Alnwick, Northumberland. Get contact details, opening hours and prices… read more
Transport days out


Heatherslaw Light Railway – Heatherslaw, Cornhill-on-Tweed
Heatherslaw Light Railway in Heatherslaw, Cornhill-on-Tweed. Get contact details, opening hours and prices… read more
Transport days out



Whether you are looking for a family day out, fun things to do with the kids, day trips for couples or a place to visit this weekend, we hope you find what you’re looking for when using our Northumberland days out guide.

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