Northumberland Adventures

This page is for all the adventure blogs specific to Northumberland, the northernmost county in England. Home to the highest point in England outside of the peak and lake districts, and is the final frontier before you enter Scotland.

Guide to an Adventure to the Northumberland Coast: Beadnell, Bamburgh and Seahouses


Northumberland’s Coastline is jam packed with historic castles, beautiful yet derelict beaches and quaint towns and villages waiting to be explores, and this post is full of it all! (Click here to read more)

Adventures to Bolam Lake Country Park, Northumberland

Northumberland has so many wonders to offer, and Bolam Lake is no exception. Its somewhere I had never heard of before visiting. And quite frankly, I believe it to be a hidden gem in Northumberland. So here in this post, I’ve got all the information you need to discover this amazing spot yourself! (Click here to read more)

Adventure to Dunstanburgh Castle and Craster

Another day exploring Northumberland’s vast array of castles (It has 70 in total?!?). This time it was the turn of Dunstanburgh near the village of Craster. And it was the perfect day for it too. (Click here to read more)

Edge of Empire, Hadrian’s Wall

When it was first completed, in 128CE (AD), the 73 mile long, 6 meter tall defensive structure was an incredible spectacle. It was nicknamed ‘the edge of empire’ by the Romans, because it literally was, the edge of the Roman Empire. It was built to defend against ‘the Barbarians’ (Celtic Warriors), and stretched across the country from Bowness-on sea in the Northwest, to Wallsend (named so, because this is where the wall ends), in the Northeast. Nowadays, it would take 7 days to walk the full 84 mile path along the wall. (Click here to read more)

Royal Adventures: A Langley Castle Review

I recently had the pleasure of staying at the beautiful Langley Castle Hotel, Hexham. The castle itself was built in 1350 as a manor house, before being converted into a fully fortified castle, with walls 7ft thick in some parts. Through the years there have been many changes, and most notable it of course it being transformed into a hotel in 1986. (Click here to read more)

This page will be updated with every new adventure!