See the remains of a medieval castle crucial to Anglo-Scottish warfare, superseded by the most complete and breathtakingly impressive bastioned town defences in England.
Mainly Elizabethan, but updated in the 17th and 18th centuries. Surrounding the whole historic town, their entire circuit can be walked.
The Gardens at Howick Hall are a horticulturalist's delight, with the extensive grounds offering a stunning variety of plants throughout the year.
BBC Gardener's World Magazine named Howick Hall & Gardens one of the top five coastal gardens in the country.
The gardens were also rated by The Independent as one of the best ten gardens.
A visit to Lindisfarne Priory makes a great family day out in Northumberland. Sitting offshore on Holy Island and reached by causeway at low tide. The peaceful atmosphere and beautiful views in the priory make a visit here well worth the effort.
Marvel at the ornate carvings on the extensive ruins of the monastic buildings and enjoy the serenity that first drew the monks here. One of the most famous visitor attractions in North East England, Lindisfarne Priory will stay in your memory forever.
Amid the cobbled streets, narrow alleys and fine stone buildings you will find a wide array of Specialist Shops,and Family Businesses, Inns and Places to Dine.
It is a cultural centre with the Annual International Music Festival, Craft and Farmers markets along with a vibrant atmosphere throughout the town ...
Home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, it is one of the largest inhabited castles in England
You may recognise it from its starring role as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. Find out more >>
Alnwick is fast becoming one of the country's top tourist destinations, and when you visit you'll soon discover why.
It is situated in the heart Northumberland’s coastal region and is England's most northern county, a magical place filled with ancient castles, golden sand beaches, rolling hills, rugged moorland and friendly little market towns, all in the beautiful county of Northumberland.
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