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Villages and Towns

  • Berwick upon Tweed: 
    Historic walled town – possibly the most complete set of town walls in Europe.
  • Wooler: 
    Welcoming little market town in the heart of the Cheviot Hills. Ideal walking centre.
  • Seahouses: 
    Fishing village with its attractive harbour. Boat trips to the Farne Islands.
  • Alnwick: 
    Seat of the Dukes of Northumberland. Spectacular castle and the famous Alnwick Garden.
  • Rothbury: 
    Market town nestling in the Cheviots, perfect for walks and wildlife, with nearby Cragside House.
  • Morpeth: 
    Administrative capital of Northumberland with park and riverside. Shopping, pubs, restaurants.
  • Hexham: 
    Centre for Hadrian’s Wall – famous medieval abbey. Bustling market town.
  • Haltwhistle: 
    Quiet little town, the most western in the county. Good centre for Hadrian’s Wall – Nearby Houseteads fort.
  • Newcastle upon Tyne: 
    Principle city of the region – all the attractions of a regional capital. Click to Visit
  • Durham City: 
    Historic university town with the most spectacular cathedral in the north.
  • Corstopitum – Corbridge: 
    Large Roman settlement of great strategic importance. Not to be missed.