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Places to Visit in Northumberland

Great places to visit in Northumberland


The Old School

Places to Visit in Northumberland - The Old School You will need somewhere to stay when you are finding places to visit in Northumberland.  Well look no further, enjoy a relaxing stay in this stylishly renovated Victorian School. En-suite rooms, full breakfast and plenty to do and see nearby make this a popular destination for a short break or longer stay in historic Northumberland. Alongside the two en-suite letting rooms, guests use the old school hall as their lounge and breakfast room.
The Old School is the oldest property in the village of Scremerston, 3 miles south of Berwick-upon-Tweed and five minutes from the delightful Northumberland coast. READ MORE

Brockbushes Fruit Farm

Places to Visit in Northumberland - BrocksbushesBrocksbushes is a wonderful fruit farm and farm shop, based just outside of Corbridge, Northumberland.   If you want to treat yourself to quality farm produce, in a beautiful setting, then Brocksbushes must be on your list of places to visit in Northumberland.   This Easter Brocksbushes is hosting a number of Easter events for the kids.  With and Easter Egg Safari,  Animal Corner, and an Army Climbing Wall featuring on various dates across the Easter holidays.  Some of the activities are pre-bookable and you will need to be quick.  Check with the website for up-to-date availability.READ MORE


Hadrians Wall

Places to Visit in Northumberland - Hadrians WallThis Easter themed event, will help you and your family connect to the history of the Roman Era.  Based at the Hadrians Wall site in Corbridge Northumberland, this event is held over 4 days, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th April.   Times are 11 am to 5 pm.   Meet a Roman Centurion and follow the easter themed treasure hunt, to discover chocolate prizes.  READ MORE



Embleton and Newton Links

Places to Visit in Northumberland - Embleton and Newton LinksEmbleton can be found situationed a mile away from the famous and beautiful Northumberland Coast Route.  Embleton bay is breathtaking and stretches for miles.   The beach is just stunning and is usually fairly quiet, very safe, and with lots of space and gorgeous views.   Dunstanburgh Castle heads up Embleton  Bay, which is a great historical site and a “must see”.  The Village is very historical and boasts a  12th Century Norman Church, which is a great feature to visit.bleton & Newton Links READ MORE


Belsay Castle and Hall

This gorgeous castle must top your places to visit in Northumberland list.  Belsay Places to Visit in Northumberland - Belsay CastleCastle is a  fine 14th century Medieval Castle situated in the village of Belsay, Northumberland approximately 5 miles from Ponteland on the A696 linking Newcastle and Jedburgh.READ MORE



Hexham Market

Places to Visit in Northumberland - Hexham MarketHexham Farmers’ Market takes place every second and fourth Saturday of the month, all through  winter hours so the market will run between 9am and 1.30pm. Expect some great winter veg, and  cheese producers, four meat producers providing you with rare breed pork, organic belted Galloway beef, organic lamb and mutton and a great range of sausages.READS MORE



Billy Shiels Boat Trip

Places to Visit in Northumberland - Billy Shiels Boat Trips

See the beautiful North East coastline on Billy Shiels Boat Trips which run from Seahouses to The Farne Islands.  This wonderful family run business has been hosting sea trips from Seahouses since 1918.    The fleet of 7 boats are all named “Glad Tidings”, a family tradition, and they also host  a high speed Rib called Ocean Explorer.READ MORE



Alnwick Castle

Places to Visit in Northumberland - Alnwick CastleThe current Duke of Northumberland and his family (the Percy Family) live in Alnwick Castle, but only occupy  part of it, and has been renovated by the present Duchess. The Alnwick castle is only open to the public throughout the summer. but still attracts thousands of visitors each year. READ MORE



Holy Island

Holy IslPlaces to Visit in Northumberland - holy islandand , a small island just a few miles off the coast of Bamburgh, is a wonderful place for a family day out. The island is home to a small picturesque village full of gift shops and tourist spots, including Lindisfarne Castle & Priory, and many other amazing historical spots. Holy Island carries a wealth of history within its tidal walls. READ MORE




Corbridge iPlaces to Visit in Northumberland - corbridges a small village in Northumberland between Hexham and Newcastle. The village is a beautiful place and is home to many quaint boutique shops, cafes and a well known pub.READ MORE




Keilder Water and Forest Park

KiePlaces to Visit in Northumberland - kielder water and forest park lder Water and Forest Park – If you’re looking for nature, sports, relaxation, activities, family fun or a romantic getaway, Kielder is the perfect place, it has something for everyone. You can take part in many activities in the facilities that are available, or you can explore the forest your way, on foot, on bike, or even take a drive around. READ MORE



Bamburgh Castle

Places to Visit in Northumberland - bamburgh castle

Enjoy a fantastic day out at Bamburgh Castle. The huge castle, situated on the Northumberland Coast, is a sight you can see from far away whilst driving through the winding roads into the beautiful town of Bamburgh , and it is a sight that will take your breath away.READ MORE




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A Great New Interactive Experience For Visitors To North East England

A Great New Interactive Experience For Visitors To North East England

Interacting with Visiting North East England for a great online tourist experience!

Here at Visiting North East England we believe there’s nowhere better than North East England and we want to make it as easy as possible for visitors to the region to be able to find and visit as many of its wonderful treasure trove of Places To Visit/Visitor Attractions as possible.

Our new online geolocation experience enables visitors to:

1. View a North East England regional map with  many Places To Visit/Visitor Attraction clearly marked

2. Be able to pinpoint their current location on the move via their mobile device

3. Immediately identify Places To Visit/Visitor Attractions near to their current location

4. Consider new attractions in North East England they may not otherwise have been aware of.

5. Be able to plot directions from current location to  a Place To Visit/Visitor Attraction in North East England

6. Find a Place To Visit/Visitor Attraction on the Move via their mobile device and access profile details/times of opening/special offers/events and articles at the same time

7. Find Events

8. Read articles and blogs which help to encourage understanding of  unique Places To VisitVisitor Attractions

For Tourist Attractions and Places Visit in the North East, Listing Members are able to bring their unique offer to customers by:

1. Uploading information about their Place To Visit/Visitor Attraction

2. Pinpoint their location and being  flagged on our map

3. Show  opening times

4. Uploading  special promotions

5. Uploading events

6. Uploading blogs and articles which give visitors brilliant insights into their Place To Visit/Visitor Attraction

7. Completely manage self manage profiles and information, and so being able to offer “realtime” information to customers

Listing Membership will:

Increase social media presence of the possibilities for people visiting the North East England

Increase the online reach of people visiting the North East England

Have the whole visiting experience via a  presence on our unique mobile experience (mobile is the way forward!)

Get their offers/promotions and events immediately out there to tourists and visitors in realtime

Because Visiting North East England is new, we are offering Listing Members the ability to try it for free for 3 months.  This will help to get the site and individual profiles established with search engines and to help people visiting the region truly appreciated what North East England has to offer.

After three months businesses can get  listed from as little as £24 a year and no more than £4.99 per month.  Not even the price of a couple of cups of coffee!


For both our visitors and our future listing members, we are excited about this unique online experience and we’d love you to be part of it!

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