Local area information

Plenty to do see and do!

The Northumbrian coastline boasts amazing golden sandy beaches, including Cresswell, Druridge, Tynemouth and Alnmouth. For the surfers there are some great surf spots all along the coast.


Many castles, halls and ancient gardens can be found all over Northumberland, including some made famous by many a movie. Pictured left is Bamburgh Castle, featured in Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Harry Potter and many more.

The Farne Islands

A boat trip off the coast of Northumberland introduces you to the rich and abundant life of the Farne Islands. Here you can see the puffin and seal colonies made popular by BBC's Springwatch team.


Out and about

Just some of the many places to see....
  • Bolam Lake
  • Cheviot Hills
  • Hadrian's Wall
  • A night out in Newcastle
  • Historic Market Town of Morpeth
  • Alnmouth beach
  • Alnwick Castle
  • Cragside
  • Bamburgh Castle
  • The Farne Islands nature reserve
  • Lindisfarne
  • Kielder Forest and Reservoir
  • St James Park
  • Warkworth Castle
  • Belsay Castle
  • ...and so much more!