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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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Recommended towns & villages in Northumberland

A view in the central business district, Allendale Town, Northumberland

Allendale Town

This picturesque Northumberland village enjoys a lovely location in the fine hill and dale countryside of the beautiful East Allen Valley...

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Alnwick Castle

Alnwick

Set magnificently in the heart of the beautiful northern countryside is the great castle that has dominated the life and times of Alnwick for centuries...

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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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Blyth Harbour

Blyth

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

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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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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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Church Point

Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

The bay is a major attraction, often lively with fishing cobbles and pleasure craft, it is also a haven for sun-bathers...

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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 Lawrence Church, Warkworth, Northumberland 18/09/10

Warkworth

Sparkling in high summer and tinged with frosty thin ice in winter, the River Coquet makes its final loop before entering the sea at Amble...

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Historic Market Towns in Northumberland
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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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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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Hulne Park, Alnwick, Northumberland. December 05

Hulne Park

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

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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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Hadrians Wall

Northumberland National Park

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

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A picture of Redesdale

Redesdale

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Breamish valley, Northumberland.

The Breamish Valley

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

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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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