Flodden Battlefield is the site of the Battle of Flodden, which took place on 9th September 1513 between the armies of King James IV of Scotland and the Earl of Read more [...]
Nearest Things To Do Northumberland
Heading to Northumberland and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Northumberland coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Northumberland day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Northumberland activity.
Vindolanda Fort (Hadrian’s Wall), excavated fort and much-studied civilian settlement.
Northumberland Wildlife Trust nature reserves. This seven mile bay stretches from Amble to Cresswell. Opencast mining in much of this previously flat and and almost featureless landscape has allowed the Read more [...]
Housesteads Roman Fort (Hadrian’s Wall), the most complete Roman fort with museum in Britain. Housesteads boasts spectacular views halfway along Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland. Magnificent ruins to explore, including granaries, Read more [...]
The Temple of Mithras is a temple from the 3rd century located near Carrawburgh Fort at Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland. Dedicated to the eastern god, Mithras, the temple, like many Read more [...]
Situated on Longstone Rock, one of the Outer Staple Islands. One of the essential lighthouses around the Farne islands. Lighthouse has a visitor centre, although you will need to take Read more [...]
Etal Castle, built in the mid-14th century on the strategic River Till ford as defence against Scottish raiders.
Heddon on the Wall is a village on Hadrian’s Wall situated just outside Throckley in Northumberland. At Heddon, there is the longest stretch of unbroken parts of Hadrian’s Wall, which Read more [...]
Hexham Abbey is a 12 century building with Saxon crypt and Medieval painted rood screen. Also you can see Saxon carvings and Roman statuary looted from nearby Hadrian’s Wall.
Seaton Delaval Hall, a stunning 18th century English Baroque house and gardens designed by Sir John Vanbrugh. Vanbrugh also designed Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard.
Edlingham Castle ruins, principally the solar tower, of a manor house progressively fortified against the Scots during the 14th century.
Hexham Market Place is central square in the centre of Hexham, Northumberland. With the town having origins going back to the 11th century, including Hexham Abbey which is adjacent to Read more [...]