What to do Northumberland is an area of outstanding natural beauty and there are numerous attractions to delight and enchant you throughout your stay. Castles, museums and historic monuments at Bamburgh, Holy Island/Lindisfarne, Dunstanburgh, Warkworth, Alnwick, Berwick and Chillingham, plus Woodhorn Museum, Hadrian’s Wall, and much more! The great outdoors! Miles of sandy beaches, plus the Northumberland National Park and Kielder Water & Forest Park. Plus Gardens at Alnwick, Howick and the Cragside Estate to name but a few. Wildlife a plenty! A plethera of birds including Puffins and Roseate Terns and many more, plus seals and other wildlife. You can take a boat trip from Amble or other locations up the coast (including around the Farne Islands). G e t A c tive ! T he re a re mi l e s o f o ff - ro a d ro u te s f o r c y c l i ng o r w a l k i n g , i nc l ud i ng the Northumberland Coastal Path, St. Oswald’s Way, St. Cuthbert’s Way and the Hadrian’s Wall Path. There are also a number of fabulous coastal golf courses in the near vicinity, plus facilities for water sports (swimming, canoeing, kayaking), fishing and horse riding. Shopping at Amble Harbour Village, Farmer’s Markets, Farm Shops and more. Plus, if you are missing the big city, you can catch a train to Newcastle or Edinburgh from Alnmouth station. Numerous food outlets where you can sample local wares including Craster Kippers, Lindisfarne Oysters, local cheeses and fabulous Italian ice-cream! For more information: www.visitnorthumberland.com (also has an events listing if you want to see what is on throughout the year) www.amblenorthumberland.co.uk www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk www.cyclepad.org.uk Local guides and maps are available for you to borrow during your stay!
Events throughout the year Northumberland Wildlife Trust – walks, talks, events – www.nwt.org.uk. Newcastle Racecourse – www.newcastle-racecourse.co.uk. Hexham Racecoures – www.hexham-racecourse.co.uk. Durham County Cricket Ground – www.durhamccc.co.uk. National Trust – North East – www.nationaltrust.org.uk. English Heritage – www.english-heritage.org.uk. Northumberland National Park – www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk.