Northumberland is an award-winning county with lots to see and do.
Northumberland has a heritage coastline, the darkest skies in Europe, lots of history including Hadrian’s Wall Country and more castles than any other county in England, a National Park, lots of walking, cycling, nature opportunities and plenty of tourist attractions and shopping – there really is something for everyone in Northumberland!
- The Northumberland National Park has just won the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2018: ‘National Park of the Year’.
- ‘Best UK Region for Families’ at the 2016 Family Traveller Awards
- Silver for the ‘Best UK Holiday County/Destination’ at the British Travel Awards 2017 for the fourth year running.
- Northumberland Coast ‘Holiday Destination of the Year’ and Embleton Bay ‘Beach of the Year’ in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017.
Use the links and map below to see what’s nearby and take a look at our ‘Out and About’ page, which has lots of photos from our own days out.
Search the ‘To Do’ Map
Drakestone Cottage – NE65 7DF Stanegate Cottage – NE47 5DE