Come and Visit North Britains Paradise with over 150 Attractions!
A land of history, once held by the ancient Roman Empire, as well as the stage for multiple Scottish and English military conflicts, Northumberland is a region shrouded in history and mystique. With its serene and barren landscape and its natural, this regions of the northern England is a veritable refuge for visitors in search of peace and quiet. The historic castles, pristine coast, gardens, museums and picturesque countryside draw visitors from all over the world.
Ancient stonework, rising turrets, and imposing size make the castles of Northumberland a must-see. Bamburgh Castle, once the home of Northumberland’s kings and an important English base and stronghold in wars against Scotland, a giant work of stone set off the coast of the North Sea. A place filled with decorative china and furniture, paintings and history that whisk visitors back to medieval Britain.
Places such as the Alnwick Garden adorn the region of Northumberland. Recently restored, the Alnwick Garden possesses captivating fountains that are surrounded by fascinating plants and rustic sculptures. Visitors can venture into the notorious Poison Garden, the Grand Cascade or the Ornamental Garden and get a taste of the real Northumberland culture of northern England.
Northumberland also has a number of historic sites and museums. Visitors can watch history come to life at Hadrian’s wall, a Roman fortification started in AD 122 by order of the Emperor Hadrian, the wall was, at the time, the most heavily fortified border in the Empire and is often described as being ”the most important monument built by the Romans in Britain”.
Northumberland is equipped with miles and miles of country paths and walkways. Visitors can find peace and solitude with long walks in Northumberland National Park. A place away from all the crowds, this park boasts mountain bike trails, scenic views and picnic areas.
The coast is a sandy stretch of beautiful beaches, dotted with ancient castles. Visitors can take a 64 mile walk on the Northumberland Coast Path and watch the sunset with the great Bamburgh Castle in the distance.