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Falconry Days (Hexham)
Ranked #1 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Bird Of Prey Centre with over 75 birds of prey from around the world located in the middle of Northumberlands National... more » Owner description: Bird Of Prey Centre with over 75 birds of prey from around the world located in the middle of Northumberlands National Park.Visitor centre open every day from 11am, picnic area, hot/cold drinks and light snacks. « less
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Ranked #2 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Islands; Outdoors
Owner description: A group of islands on the very north-east of England which represent one of the greatest dangers to shipping around the... more » Owner description: A group of islands on the very north-east of England which represent one of the greatest dangers to shipping around the entire British Isles. « less
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Ranked #3 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (Berwick upon Tweed)
Ranked #4 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
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Vindolanda (Hexham)
Ranked #5 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; Cultural
Owner description: Visit Roman Vindolanda today and you will find one of the North East’s most famous and not to be missed tourist attractions... more » Owner description: Visit Roman Vindolanda today and you will find one of the North East’s most famous and not to be missed tourist attractions lying in the beautiful landscape of Hadrian's Wall Country. Formerly a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain, Vindolanda is the home of Britain's 'Top Treasure' - the Vindolanda Writing Tablets - and is one Europe's most important Roman archeological sites, with live excavations taking place every year. The recently fully refurbished on site museum provides a breathtaking exploration of the Trust's ongoing discoveries and accounts of Roman life. There are no other places on earth where it is possible to experience Roman Britain, Hadrian's Wall and history coming to life before your very eyes all in one space! Come and explore it for yourself and find out why Vindolanda is treasured worldwide. « less
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Ranked #6 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #7 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
Owner description: The Kielder Observatory is a centre for public outreach in the science of astronomy and physics. It serves to promote the... more » Owner description: The Kielder Observatory is a centre for public outreach in the science of astronomy and physics. It serves to promote the universe to our guests, enabling people from all walks of life and levels of interest to access the visual splendour of the cosmos. With a superb array of telescopes and instrumentation to explore the depths of space. Expert tuition awaits the visitors who come along and take part in our featured events, sit in complete comfort in our classroom next to the log burning fire and let us take you on a tour of the universe. « less
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The Elizabethan Walls (Berwick upon Tweed)
Ranked #8 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Wallington Hall (Morpeth)
Ranked #9 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #10 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Officially licensed Birds of Prey Centre set in the heart of beautiful Kielder Water and Forest Park, the only place in... more » Owner description: Officially licensed Birds of Prey Centre set in the heart of beautiful Kielder Water and Forest Park, the only place in Britain with dark sky status. « less
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Paxton House (Berwick upon Tweed)
Ranked #11 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
One of the finest examples of an 18th-century Palladian Country house in all of Britain.
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Ranked #12 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Ancient Ruins; Hiking Trails; Trails; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural

This massive feat of engineering was built in northern England on the orders of Roman Emperor Hadrian, who visited the region in 122 CE.   It runs 73 miles from Wallsend on the... more »

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Ranked #13 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Lying in magnificent countryside next to a sweeping section of Hadrian's Wall and based at the site of Carvoran Roman Fort,... more » Owner description: Lying in magnificent countryside next to a sweeping section of Hadrian's Wall and based at the site of Carvoran Roman Fort, the Roman Army Museum is an authentic and dramatic tribute to Rome’s extraordinary military legacy. Step into the life of a Roman soldier and experience life on the front line of Emperor Hadrian’s formidable British frontier. Explored through reconstructions, objects excavated along Hadrian's Wall and the Vindolanda Trust’s inspiring interpretations of army life including the exclusive 3D Edge of Empire film, the museum pays unforgettable homage to Rome's military accomplishments in Britain. « less
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Ranked #14 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Islands; Outdoors
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Ranked #15 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: National Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: Plenty to see and do all year round. Ideal for all ages.There are many reasons to visit; the most popular being the... more » Owner description: Plenty to see and do all year round. Ideal for all ages.There are many reasons to visit; the most popular being the distinctive scenery. Home to northern Europe's largest man-made lake and England's largest forest, the Park's remoteness and clean air and water offer a fresh outdoor experience.Nature lovers, water sports enthusiasts, explorers, walkers, cyclists, artists, families ... perfect for anyone looking to escape, set their own agenda and create new experiences. « less
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St Aiden Beach (Bamburgh)
Ranked #16 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Warkworth Castle (Warkworth)
Ranked #17 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Castles; Cultural
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Bamburgh Castle (Bamburgh)
Ranked #18 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Castles; Cultural
Owner description: The King of Castles, a fortification has dominated this site since Anglo-Saxon times when it was the capital of the kingdom... more » Owner description: The King of Castles, a fortification has dominated this site since Anglo-Saxon times when it was the capital of the kingdom of Northumbria. The current structure with Keep, curtain walls, towers and ramparts dates from the 1500's to the Victorian restructuring of Lord Armstrong. There are fourteen rooms open to the public including the spectacular Kings Hall, with over 3000 items of artwork, furniture, china and porcelain. The separate Armstrong and Aviation Artifacts museum gives visitors a glimpse into the creativity and industrial genius of Lord Armstrong. With a look at the aviation legacy created by his company after his death.Cafeteria with great, fresh food and wander around the battlements complete a great day ou. « less
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Ranked #19 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Museums
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The Maltings Theatre & Cinema (Berwick upon Tweed)
Ranked #20 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Owner description: The Maltings Theatre & Arts Centre is the region’s premier live performance and film venue. The beautiful 311 seat Main House... more » Owner description: The Maltings Theatre & Arts Centre is the region’s premier live performance and film venue. The beautiful 311 seat Main House Theatre presents over 360 events annually, ranging from superb touring theatre to music, dance, comedy and film, while the Henry Travers Studio presents more experimental work. The Maltings Kitchen offers delicious food throughout the week, while the atmospheric fully-licenced Stage Door Bar is open every night for your lounging pleasure. « less
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Hexham Abbey (Hexham)
Ranked #21 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
This former medieval abbey was built late in the 7th century.
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Cheviot Hills (Wooler)
Ranked #22 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Hiking Trails; Outdoors
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Hulne Park (Alnwick)
Ranked #23 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Alnwick Castle (Alnwick)
Ranked #24 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Owner description: Alnwick Castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in England. Home to the Duke of Northumberland's family, the Percys,... more » Owner description: Alnwick Castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in England. Home to the Duke of Northumberland's family, the Percys, for over 700 years, it has witnessed drama, intrigue, tragedy and romance. From stunning art collections and sumptuous State Rooms to medieval crafts and Potter-inspired magic, a visit to Alnwick Castle fires the imagination. « less
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Ranked #25 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
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Ranked #26 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Castles; Cultural

Dunstanburgh Castle is a picturesque historic ruin standing proudly on a basalt mound between the village of Craster and Low Newton. The castle is easily reached from Craster... more »

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Ranked #27 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #28 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Owner description: Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery is an award-winning people’s Museum run by volunteers, where fascinating stories of the past... more » Owner description: Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery is an award-winning people’s Museum run by volunteers, where fascinating stories of the past are told about the town and district of Alnwick. Recently receiving a £300,000 update, the Museum is housed in what was previously a church close to Alnwick Castle. It has been recognised as one of the 25 best places in the country for early years children to visit. Great for families there is lots to enjoy for adults too, detailing the stunning county and characters of Northumberland. Bailiffgate is an independent Museum and depends on the modest admission charges that it charges for adults, plus any donations and grants we might receive. Children under 16 are admitted free with a voucher downloadable from the museum website. « less
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Ranked #29 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Not all of the sites on Hadrian's Wall were heavily guarded fortresses. Corbridge was a supply base and bustling town where... more » Owner description: Not all of the sites on Hadrian's Wall were heavily guarded fortresses. Corbridge was a supply base and bustling town where the Romans and civilians would pick up food and provisions. Today, you can still walk through the town's streets and experience a true time-capsule of Roman life. You can see a valuable hoard of objects found during excavations, including Roman armour and trinkets, which provide a fascinating insight into the life of a soldier. « less
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Ranked #30 of 105 attractions in Northumberland
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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