The idyllic country village of Bamburgh, previously seat of the kingdom of Northumbria, is set in..Hadrian's Wall Country Information
Hadrian's Wall is the most important monument built by the Romans in Britain. Internationally..Berwick-upon-Tweed Information
This historic border market town changed hands between England and Scotland no less than 14 times..Holy Island Information
Originally known as Lindisfarne and often described as 'the Jewel of the Northumberland Coast'..Alnwick Information
The Town of Alnwick, historically the County Town of Northumberland,is situated on the River Aln in..Amble Information
Amble-by-the-Sea is a small fishing town at the mouth of the River Coquet, with fine, quiet, sandy..Warkworth Information
Near the mouth of the River Coquet, Warkworth has a sandy beach only one mile away, and fishing and..Craster Information
An interesting fishing village and harbour with a reputation for the most delicious oak-smoked..Rothbury Information
Rothbury is a small market town that straddles the River Coquet. The town has a pleasant mix of old..Edlingham Information
Old village spread over the hillside climbing from a fertile river valley to the moors.Longhorsley Information
Longhorsley, on the A697, is essentially a dormitory community for South Northumberland and..Thropton Information
Thropton is a pretty village in Coquetdale with an ancient but well-preserved castle house at its..Wooler Information
Wooler is a small, stone-built town on the edge of the Northumberland National Park and at the foot..Corbridge Information
Corbridge is a charming residential village, once a market town, situated four miles east of Hexham..Hexham Information
Hexham is regarded as 'The Capital of Tynedale'. Hexham Abbey, at the heart of the town, dates back..Otterburn Information
Otterburn is a celebrated staging post on the road to Scotland, boasting a rich and varied history...See all locations in Northumberland
For all its current peaceful nature, Northumberland has a turbulent past evidenced by its flush of castles; more are found here than anywhere else in Britain.Romans, Vikings, the Scots and border reivers have all wanted a piece of this beautiful county.A testament to Roman construction is Hadrian's wall, a World Heritage Site.
There are Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the North Pennines and Northumberland Coast including a 40-mile stretch of Heritage Coast between Berwick and Amble.
Visit Holy Island and explore the Castle, Priory and Heritage Centre.In the Heritage Centre, you can 'turn the pages' (via a computer screen) of the brilliantly illuminated 7th Century Lindisfarne Gospels, which have been described as the most beautiful illuminated manuscript in the world.
Don't forget to leave time to go puffin and seal spotting around the Farne Islands.For a truly inspirational mix of peace and fresh air, you can't beat the coastal retreats of Beadnell, Alnmouth and Druridge Bay.
Ford and Etal are delightful villages to visit while Blanchland is one of England's oldest and prettiest villages.If you want a bit more bustle, Hexham has a lively market as well as an Abbey.
From 16 sparkling lakes and England's highest mountains, to sheltered valleys, heather moorlands..Liverpool Information
Liverpool - discover a city of culture Learn everything about Liverpool from its historic landmarks..Greater Manchester Information
Manchester is a unique city, described as original, edgy and happening the city in the north of..Lancashire Information
If you are looking for somewhere for your holidays, Lancashire is brimming with places to stay..See all locations in England's North Country
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