More than 10 minutes drive away!
An iconic landmark on our stunning Northumberland coastline, Bamburgh has battlements, cannons and Norman Keep, 14 public rooms and breathtaking views of the coast. Combine it with a walk around the village of Bamburgh and sample some of the lovely tearoom’s home baking!
Tel. 01668 214515
The Grace Darling Museum
Dedicated to the RNLI and the story of Grace Darling a local heroine who famously rowed out in a storm to rescue survivors of the SS Forfarshire in 1838 aged only 22! an interesting tale for all the family.
Tel. 01668 214465
The Farne Islands
Sanctuary to many seabirds including puffins, large seal colony, Longstone Lighthouse, home to St.Cuthbert. Boats sail from Seahouses throughout the season.
Billy Shiels Boat Trips
St Cuthbert Farne Island Boat Trips
Dramatic castle ruins perched on a rocky headland close to the fishing village of Craster, there is no road just a walk along the low grassy cliffs from Craster( where you can enjoy a crab sandwich in The Jolly Fisherman)NB the approach is over National Trust property, but no NT cards are needed.
Tel. 01665 576231
Howick Hall Gardens
Glorious gardens and arboretum, woodland walk; once the home of the Earls Grey and Earl Grey tea. Visit the Earl Grey Teahouse.
Tel. 01665 577285
Another fantastic example of the rich heritage that Northumberland has to offer visitors to the region. This is 12thC castle with an imposing keep overlooking the medieval village of Warkworth.
There are also some nice shops to browse in the village.