The Best Self-Guided Walks in Northumberland

Blessed with diverse landscapes, scenic country villages and an abundance of natural beauty, Northumberland in the far north-east corner of England, boasts dozens of nature trails along a dramatic coastline and unspoiled countryside.

Northumberland coastline
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Ramblers will discover salmon-filled rivers winding through rolling hills covered with thick bracken, quaint villages nestled in sloping valleys and waterfalls hidden among the trees. If you are visiting Northumberland don’t forget your walking boots and your backpack and check out these five great walks! Continue reading “The Best Self-Guided Walks in Northumberland”

Things To Do In Northumberland On A Bus Trip

With an abundance of craggy rocks, open fields, woodland paths and an activity-filled coastline, Northumberland ranks as one of the most diverse and interesting tourist destinations in the UK. For anybody visiting North-East England on an organized bus trip, here are a few suggestions for things to do during your free time.

Tidal water resort

Historic castles

The North East of Britain has a wealth of astounding medieval castles which should not be passed up. Some highlights are Bamburgh castle which stands on the cliff top offering stunning views out to the North Sea and surrounding areas. Catch the sunset and you are in for a treat. Edinburgh Castle is another must-visit in the Scottish capital whilst Chillingham Castle near Alnwick is reputedly the most haunted site in the UK – so if you like a tingle up your spine, Chillingham is the place to go. There is also Hadrian´s Wall which dates back to AD122 and is open to visitors between Solway Firth and Bowness-on-Solway. Continue reading “Things To Do In Northumberland On A Bus Trip”