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Dunstanburgh Castle, north of Craster in Northumberland

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

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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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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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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Blanchland, Northumberland - November 2004

Blanchland

Blanchland, Northumberland is a village located close to the Derwentwater reservoir in Durham and Hexham in Northumberland...

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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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Chollerford Bridge over the River North Tyne, Chollerford, Northumberland

Chollerford

Chollerford is a delightful village destination. It is a popular base for tourists visiting Hadrian's Wall and Chester Fort. The region is also popular with keen fishermen, with.....

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A view of Elsdon village in Northumberland. taken july 2006

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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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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Views of the Harbour and Beach at Seaton Sluice, Northumberland

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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Historic Market Towns in Northumberland
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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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Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle

Set within romantic grounds, the splendour of Chillingham Castle is matched only by the dramatic grandeur of the surrounding.....

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Hexham Abbey, 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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Lordenshaw, near Rothbury, Northumberland, England

Lordenshaw

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

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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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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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