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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

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Standing on an entirely Scottish river, it is no wonder that the most frequently asked question concerning Berwick-upon-Tweed remains, is it Scottish or is it English?..

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Near Bolam in Northumberland.

Bolam

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

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A View Of The River Tyne At Corbridge, Northumberland

Corbridge

Marvellous resort town, lying in a peaceful favoured position on the River Tyne, yet within easy reach of the heaving city of Newcastle...

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Kielder Water fron Elk Pincic Site

Kielder

This small historic village lies at the northernmost edge of Kielder Water, it takes its name from the Kielder Burn the stream that links with the Deadwater Burn to form the North Tyne River...

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Lindisfarne Priory info board

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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Autumn colour

Morpeth

Hidden in the spacious Northumberland countryside where centuries ago the towns and villages of this vast region were the scene of border raids and skirmishes, lies the busy market town of Morpeth...

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Sun Rise at Seaton Sluice, Tyne & Wear.

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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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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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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The Church at Whitfield, Northumberland

Whitfield

This is a picturesque village lying amongst sprawling open countryside criss crossed by dancing streams, tributaries of the River West Allen...

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Historic Market Towns in Northumberland
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Blanchland Abbey, Northumberland

Blanchland Abbey

The Abbey in the village was constructed in 1163...

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Etal Castle

Etal Castle

Not a great deal remains of Etal Castle other than evocative ruins. It began as a three storey tower house built around 1342 for.....

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Langley Castle, Northumberland

Langley Castle

Built in 1350, during the reign of Edward III, the castle has retained its architectural integrity and is regarded as one of the.....

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Lindisfarne Castle - Holy Island - Northumberland

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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A picture of Redesdale

Redesdale

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Alnwick Gardens, Northumberland, September 2006. Canon Powershot 410

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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View Of Cheviot, the Cheviot Hills, Northumberland.

The Cheviot Hills

The clearly defined peaks of the glorious Cheviot Hills dominate the western side of the border territory as it juts boldly out.....

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Milton Abbas, Dorset.
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