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.

Craster

50+ Places in Northumberland you Need to Visit in 2021

Planning day trips or staycations in the North East? Then you need to look through this list of over 50 of the best places to visit in Northumberland.

Bamburgh Castle
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!

Langley Castle
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.

Dunstanburgh Castle
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.

Kielder Water
Guide to Kielder Water and Forest Park

Kielder Water is an amazing spot for a walk, picnic and a breath of fresh air!

Hadrians Wall
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.

Bolam Lake
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

The top of the Cheviot Hill
A Guide to the Cheviot Hills

The Highest Point in Northumberland is a fantastic hike. Although, the walk up is not for the faint hearted!

Sycamore Gap

Guide to Sycamore Gap

Come visit this award winning tree of the year, which has been a huge historical and cultural spot for thousands of years!

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