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View Of Cheviot, the Cheviot Hills, Northumberland.

About Northumberland

Northumberland's special blessing lies in the fact that it is the least populated of all the English counties and therefore has mile upon mile of unspoilt open countryside dotted with quaint market towns and villages, left almost untouched by the march of time and the hand of progress. It has the wilderness of its great National Park, the fascination of bustling Newcastle-upon-Tyne and, Northumberland's coastline of beautiful empty beaches and towering cliffs offer seascapes rivalling those to be seen in any other part of the world.
Northumberland has more castles than any other county in England..
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See below for all the best towns & attractions in Northumberland, or see a selection of our Northumberland photographs on our picture tour of Northumberland..

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Recommended towns & villages in Northumberland

Country road between Amble and Alnmouth, Northumberland.

Alnmouth

Alnmouth lies on a coastline famed for its outstanding natural beauty, thus one of its greatest pleasures is found in wandering the coastal paths enjoying uninterrupted sea and coastal views...

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Hadrians Wall

Bardon Mill

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Beadnell Harbour, Northumberland

Beadnell

On this coast of sheer perfection, amongst timeless coastal villages, lies Beadnell an historic fishing village...

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Sawns on Bolam Lake, Northumberland

Bolam

This is an historic village, it took its name from a Baron de Bolam in the 13th century...

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Remants of Hadrians Wall, Chesters Roman Fort, Northumberland

Chollerford

Chollerford is a delightful village destination. It is a popular base for tourists visiting Hadrian's Wall and Chester Fort. The region is also popular with keen fishermen, with.....

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The Old Smiddy, Ford village, Northumberland.

Ford

Ford lies in an area of great natural beauty. It is in close proximity to the beautiful coastline of Linisfarne and Holy Island and is surrounded by old and pretty villages..

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Hexham bridge

Hexham

Historic market town where for centuries the sheep and cattle farmers of Northumberland gathered for the Tuesday market beside Hexham Abbey...

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St, Gregory's Church. Kirknewton, Northumberland.

Kirknewton

Today, this appealing village has become a tourist destination to which travellers and holiday makers are drawn for the dramatic landscape and spectacular views...

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Near Netherton, Northumberland.

Netherton

The village of Netherton nestles in the wild countryside beneath the southern slopes of the Cheviot Hills on the fringe of the Northumberland National Park...

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This is the well known Bridge End Cottage situated next to Thropton bride, Thropton, Northumberland

Thropton

This pretty village straggles the banks of the sparkling River Coquet. It is a lively invigorating place, lying amidst the stunning countryside of Simonside, a 1,409 foot high peak...

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Historic Market Towns in Northumberland
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Recommended attractions in Northumberland

Bamburgh Castle, Bamburgh, Northumberland

Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh's huge Norman castle was once the seat of the Kings of Northumbria. It is set on a Basalt outcrop overlooking the.....

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Chillingham Castle in Chillingham, Nothumberland

Chillingham Castle

Set within romantic grounds, the splendour of Chillingham Castle is matched only by the dramatic grandeur of the surrounding.....

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Hexham Abbey, Northumberland

Hexham Abbey

Hexham Abbey is a refoundation of a church which stood on this spot in the year 675, it survived until 821, later the town was.....

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Hulne Park, Alnwick, Northumberland. December 05

Hulne Park

This magnificent park covers thousands of acres of glorious countryside. It is mostly enclosed by old stone walls, lying just a.....

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Hadrians Wall

Northumberland National Park

The Northumberland National Park is surely Northumberland's special blessing. It is an area of wild, desolate moorland and dark,.....

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The Tree House, Alnwick Gardens, Northumberland. September 2006. Canon Powershot 400

The Alnwick Garden

Adjacent to Alnwick Castle is the Alnwick Garden. The Alnwick Garden in Northumberland is one of the most exciting contemporary.....

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