Cottage and farmhouse, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick
Things to see and do
Wide open spaces to teeny-weeny carved blocks, this is a little gem with lots on offer
From meeting the animals to venturing indoors to admire Thomas Bewick's original collection, this little beauty has plenty on offer. Take a seat outdoors and enjoy a picnic, see a printing demonstration, release your inner Bear Grylls or visit the bees at the hives.
18th Century artist Thomas Bewick was born in Northumberland, in a small house tucked away in Mickley. He had quite a life and revolutionised print art in Georgian England. Read on for more on Thomas...
Thomas developed a way of engraving wood which could rival the fine detail of metal engraving. He was very clever and brave enough to try various methods to ensure a clean cut and we need to preserve his history.