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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

Near Alwinton, Northumberland.

Alwinton

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

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Hadrians Wall

Bardon Mill

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Beadnell Harbour

Beadnell

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

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Berwick-Upon-Tweed from Megs Mount Bastion

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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Bridge over 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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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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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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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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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

Bolam Lake, Northumberland

Bolam Lake Country Park

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

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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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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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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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Lordenshaw, near Rothbury, Northumberland, England

Lordenshaw

Ancient cup-and-ring marked outcrop and Iron Age hillfort in Northumberland National Park..

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Seaton Delaval Hall, North Front. 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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The Cheviot Hills - Hedgehope Hill

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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A picture of Tyne Green Country Park

Tyne Green Country Park

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