Northumberland Beach
Northumberland Beach

The Wonderful Northumbria Region

The magnificent Northumbria region is a fantastic destination for the tourist visitor and a must on any itinerary when visiting the UK from overseas. The stunning wild and rugged Northumbria coast makes a great day out, with its craggy rocks and sweeping sandy bays. The equally stunning Northumbeland National Park to the east of the county is ideal for outdoor activities with the vast Kielder Water being ideal for fishing and water sports. Review the articles below and start planning your next visit to this wonderful region.

Budle Bay

Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland Coast

From Budle Point the bay sweeps back to an area of grassy dunes, and makes a perfect area for birdwatchers and wildlife lovers to sit and observe the comings and goings of its resident species. Budle...

 
Coquet Island

Amble, Northumberland Coast

Steeped in historical legend it is believed that a latter day Danish saint named Henry of Coquet (who was widely believed to be a miracle worker), had lived on the island as a hermit until his death...

 
Hadrian's Wall

Hexham, Southern Northumberland

As the most visited tourist attraction in the North of England the remains of this ancient Roman defensive frontier attracts visitors and archaeologists from all over the world, and is now classed as...

 
Lindisfarne ( Holy Island)

Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland Coast

Also known as ‘Holy Island' this spiritual and breathtakingly beautiful island is dominated by the fairytale Lindisfarne Castle. Perched up on a rocky volcanic headland known as Beblowe Craig...

 
Northumberland National Park

Otterburn, Northumberland National Park

Tranquil and unspoiled, the landscape here is made up of rolling hills, man made forests and rugged open moorland and is home to a wide and diverse range of habitats, with an abundance of birds and...

 
The Cheviot Hills

Otterburn, Northumberland National Park

The range was name after the highest of these hills known as ‘The Cheviot' which rises up to 815 metres and forms part of the Pennine Way. Windy Gyle, another of the more sizeable hills...

 
The Farne Islands

Seahouses, Northumberland Coast

The Sea Bird Sanctuary has been the subject of numerous television documentaries and attracts many wildlife enthusiasts from all over the world. The islands are also home to large colonies of...

 
The Northumberland Coast

Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland Coast

The landscape comprises of 100 miles of dramatic coast, long stretches of glorious sand and pebble beaches, mud flats and of course the rocky outcrops which form the Farne Islands. Abundant with...

 
The Scottish Borders

Coldstream, Northumberland National Park

Art lovers can follow the Lowry Trail and there is an arts centre and tourist information office in the town where visitors can find details of local events. Quaint fishing villages and secluded...