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 [...]
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Northumberland day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Northumberland activity.
Paxton House is an 18th century country house in Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland. Described as one of the finest examples of neo-Palladian architecture in Scotland, Paxton House was built between Read more [...]
Berwick Bridge is a grade I listed 17th century stone bridge which spans the River Tweed at Berwick upon Tweed in Northumberland. Also known as Old Bridge, four previous bridges Read more [...]
Kielder Castle overlooks Kielder Village, and was the former hunting lodge for the Duke of Northumberland. Now it is home to the Kielder Forest and Birds of Kielder exhibitions as Read more [...]
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 [...]
Chillingham Castle is a medieval castle situated in the Northumberland village of Chillingham in north-eastern England. Built originally as a monastery in the late 12th century, it was owned by Read more [...]
Berwick upon Tweed’s Town Hall is located in the centre of the Northumberland town. Built in the mid 18th century, it was once the hub of municipal life for Berwick Read more [...]
Bamburgh Castle is a Norman castle situated on the Northumbrian coast at Bamburgh. The castle is a grade I listed building and was once the Royal Seat of the Kings Read more [...]
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.
Harbottle Castle was built in the 12th century. It was a typical Norman motte and bailey castle built of earth and timber. In the 13th century, a stone castle replaced Read more [...]
Lordenshaws, remains of an Iron Age Hillfort, Bronze age burials and rock carvings in open heather moorland close to the forested slopes of the Simonside Hills.
A trail through time with information boards. Reconstruction of local archaeological finds including a henge, Mesolithic hut and a Dark-Age house. A guide about Maelmin is available from the information Read more [...]