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 [...]
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Brunton Turret , wall section and a surviving piece of turret 2 1⁄2 metres (8.2 feet) high.
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 [...]
Hexham Gaol was ordered to be built in June 1330, making it the oldest purpose-built prison in England. Prisons existed before this, but were generally adapted from buildings originally used Read more [...]
Berwick Barracks, among the first in England to be purpose-built. Today the Barracks hosts a number of attractions, including ‘By Beat of Drum’ – an exhibition on the life of Read more [...]
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.
Cragside House is a country house in Cartington, Northumberland. Built into a rocky hillside in 1863, the house was originally a two-storey lodge but was extended subsequently into a Tudor Read more [...]
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 [...]
Dating from c.786AD this is one of the most important churches in the north. Built with arches and stones taken from a nearby Roman Fort. A peel tower still stands Read more [...]
Cross-shaped keep of Warkworth, crowning a hilltop rising steeply above the River Coquet. Still roofed and almost complete, the uniquely-planned keep dates mainly from the end of the 14th century. Read more [...]
Chesters Roman Fort (Hadrian’s Wall). The cavalry fort was built to guard the Roman bridge which carried Hadrian’s Wall over the River North Tyne in Northumberland. See the museum, foundations Read more [...]
Bailiffgate Museum presents the history of Alnwick and District. The people & places of North Northumberland are brought to life here in lively, interactive style.