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View Of Cheviot, the Cheviot Hills, Northumberland.

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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

Budle Bay, Northumberland.  June 2004

Budle Bay

Budle Bay is a wonderous place, the shallow estuary is almost totally enclosed, and it is used by many species of wildlife as winter roosting territory...

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Hexham County 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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New view of the Castle

Holy Island

Holy Island lies close to Beal and is reached - tides permitting - by a causeway...

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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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Lindisfarne Priory

Lindisfarne

Each day for several hours the beautiful island of Lindisfarne is cut off by the tide from the mainland. Tide permitting it can be reached via a causeway, otherwise it is reached.....

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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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A picture of Seaton Sluice

Seaton Sluice

For centuries salt had been panned in the region, at this time the village was known as Hartley Pans, but this appears to have changed following the building of a harbour with a sluice at the harbour mouth...

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St.Michael's Church in the village of WALL in the county of NORTHUMBERLAND - August 2003

Wall

The village of Wall lies in the high uplands of Northumberland in spacious countryside bordered by the rivers South Tyne and North Tyne, close to Chester's Fort on historic Hadrian's Wall...

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A Snoozing Pheasant, firwood, Wooler, Northumberland

Wooler

Here in these high upland regions you feel immediately relaxed, at ease and although Wooler bustles with life, it has a timeless quality where you feel a world away from civilisation...

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Recommended attractions in Northumberland

Alnwick Castle.

Alnwick Castle

The vast castle of the Dukes of Northumberland remains very much a family home, a living place that is second only to Windsor.....

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Hexham Abbey, by night. Hexham, 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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The ruins of Lindisfarne Abbey with Lindisfarne Castle in the distance.

Lindisfarne Abbey

The strange, mystic atmosphere of Lindisfarne remains evocative of the time when holy men trod its shores rather than the birds.....

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Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne Castle

Lindisfarne Castle is a small castle set on a rock high above the sea. It is reached via an ancient causeway and is only.....

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Seaton Delaval Hall in Northumberland

Seaton Delaval Hall

This house with its beautiful baroque work and wonderful ionic columns is the work of a man who was both inventive playwright and.....

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Breamish valley, Northumberland.

The Breamish Valley

See also: The Cheviot Hills
The.....

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A picture of Tyne Green Country Park

Tyne Green Country Park

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