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Dunstanburgh Castle, north of Craster in 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

Hadrians Wall

Bardon Mill

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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 picture of Elsdon

Elsdon

In this gentle setting the village, with its scattering of 18th-century properties around a picturesque village green, is the perfect example of English village life...

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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 Abbey, Northumberland

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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A picture of Kielder Water

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 Castle on Holy Island

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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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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Historic Market Towns in Northumberland
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Recommended attractions in Northumberland

Bamburgh Castle

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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Belsay Castle

Belsay Hall & Gardens

The dramatic gardens of the Belsay Hall estate are listed Grade I in the Register of Parks and Gardens. They surround a superb.....

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Blanchland Abbey, Northumberland

Blanchland Abbey

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

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A view of Dunstanburgh Castle from the beach

Dunstanburgh Castle

The romantic remains of this once extensive castle stand high on a cliff above the waters of the North Sea. The castle was begun.....

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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 Hotel, Tynedale, 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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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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Ruins of the Warkworth Castle Walls, Northumberland

Warkworth Castle

This once superb castle was, for over four centuries, one of the most important in a long line of defensive castle's built in the.....

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