Lindisfarne Castle is a 16th-century castle with spectacular views. The castle was transformed by Lutyens into an Edwardian home. Managed by the National Trust.
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Norham Castle, commanding a vital ford over the River Tweed, Norham was one of the strongest of the border castles.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Take a journey through the coal town and uncover the life of a coal mining community. Woodhorn also houses 800 years of Northumberland archival artefacts.
Birthplace of George Stephenson the world-famous railway engineer. Furnished to reflect domestic living in 1781, the year Stevenson. The white stone miners cottage is alongside a picturesque riverside path – 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Aydon Castle, 13th-century English manor house, Aydon Castle stands in a secluded woodland setting.
Grace Darling was 22 years old when she risked her life in an open boat to help the survivors of the wrecked SS Forfarshire on 7 September 1838. With her Read more [...]