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About the county of 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..

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Northumberland

Near Alwinton, Northumberland.

Alwinton (1 Pictures)

Alwinton occupies a lovely position in a hollow of the Cheviot Hills where the waters of the Alwin and the Coquet Rivers meet...

Blyth Harbour

Blyth (6 Pictures)

An attractive old place, with a long seafaring history, the port of Blyth is believed to date back to the 12th-century...

Kielder Water fron Elk Pincic Site

Kielder (56 Pictures)

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...

Views of the Harbour and Beach at Seaton Sluice, Northumberland

Seaton Sluice (8 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Northumberland

Blanchland Abbey, Northumberland

Blanchland Abbey (1 Pictures)

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

Bolam Lake, Northumberland

Bolam Lake Country Park (1 Pictures)

Bolam Lake Country Park occupies a lovely landscape amidst rich Northumbrian countryside. It has lovely watery areas enriched.....

Hulne Park, Alnwick, Northumberland. December 05

Hulne Park (1 Pictures)

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

Lanercost Priory

Northumberland National Park (62 Pictures)

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

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