Explore Northumberland

Local and very accessible attractions include:

  • Iconic Hadrians Wall set in a landscape of incomparable grandeur.
  • Vindolanda and its internationally renowned museum.
  • The superb Roman Army Museum at Walltown Crags.
  • Housesteads Roman Fort, the most complete Roman fort in Britain.
  • Magnificent Lanercost Priory, founded in 1169 and built with stone from Hadrian’s Wall.
  • The picturesque market towns of Hexham and Corbridge.
  • Hexham Racecourse.
  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens.
  • Great golf courses at Slayley Hall (championship course), Close House, Matfen Hall and Hexham.