Northumberland

Northumberland Coast

With its rugged coastline, ancient monuments and rolling hills, Northumberland is waiting to be explored.

Places to visit

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Adults and two children taking an autumn walk amongst the trees

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

You'll find lots of places open now - over 40 houses, 135 gardens and parks, and hundreds of coastal and countryside sites. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel. Read this article to find out how to book and what to expect from your visit.

Coast and countryside
A seal pup on the Farne Islands

Northumberland Coast 

Take a trip out to the Farne Islands or explore Lindisfarne Castle, discovering wildlife and a warm welcome on the coast.

People walk along Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall and Housesteads Fort

Come face to face with history at Hadrian's Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Great houses
Cragside House, Northumberland

Cragside

An extraordinary Victorian house surrounded by gardens and woodland. Truly a wonder of its age.

The Central Hall

Seaton Delaval Hall

Once home to the 'gay Delavals', pay a visit to this place of great theatre and drama.

Wonderful walks
Autumn at Allen banks

Allen Banks and Staward Gorge

Take a walk through the gorge of the River Allen, with its ornamental and ancient woodlands.

Two women walk in the woods at Wallington in autumn

Wallington

With rolling hills, woodland walks and an historic house at its heart, there's plenty to explore at Wallington.

Visit the North East

Discover castles, houses and open spaces then lose yourself in the dunes of the Northumberland Coast.