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Tourist Attractions

  • Wallington Hall: 
    Dating from 1688, Wallington was home to many generations of the Blackett and Trevelyan families
  • The Alnwick Garden: 
    Inspired idea by Her Grace, the Duchess of Northumberland. Now maturing into a fascinating day out for all the family.
  • Lindisfarne (Holy Island): 
    With its connection to early saints, this tidal island is the seat of early northern Christianity. Check tide times for a safe visit.
  • The Farne Islands: 
    With their famous seal colony and fabulously rich variety of seabirds, the Farnes are well served with boat trips from Seahouses.
  • Hadrian’s Wall (The Roman Wall): 
    More a political statement then real means of defence, the famous wall extends almost coast-to-coast, but its most spectacular remains are along the northern hills of the Tyne valley.
  • Kielder Water Park & Forest Trail: 
    Kielder Water is the largest man-made lake in Europe, in the heart of the largest man-made forest inn Europe.
  • Northumberland National Park: 
    A large portion of Northumberland lies within the National Park. Too much to mention is on offer. Visit their website.
  • The Theatre Royal, Newcastle: 
    The region’s premier theatre, featuring a mixed programme of high quality productions
  • Cragside House: 
    Cragside House, Gardens and Woodland is a truly unique visitor attraction in the heart of Northumberland, and was the first house in the world to be lit using hydroelectric power.