Northumberland

Below are a few photos from our time in Northumberland

Northumberland is one of those best kept secrets.

We’ve visited Northumberland a couple of times, it’s a great place to chill out and explore.

Northumbria is a beautiful county in the North East of England, but not many people seem to visit it, yet there is so much to see and do. There’s the causeway to Lindisfarne, the majestic Bamburgh Castle which sits on a basalt outcrop alongside a beautiful long beach overlooking the Farne Islands and Lindisfarne. It is home of the Aviation Artefacts Museum.

There is Alnwick castle which is still owned by the 12th Duke of Northumberland, and the gardens are a treat to explore including the Ornamental Garden, large Treehouse, Grand Cascade and the unforgettable Poison Garden to name a few areas.

Further afield is Hadrian’s wall plus Kielder Water & Forest Park has also been designated a dark sky area, great for stargazing at their Observatory.

Highlights we experienced

The terrain is wild and unspoilt.

The causeway is unusual.

The are lots of quite places to find.

 

Be mindful of…

Make sure you check the tide times for the causeway.

 

Lindisfarne

Bamburgh Castle

Alnwick castle

Alnwick Gardens

Hadrian's Wall

Farne Island

Kielder Water and Forest Park

Craster

Dunstanburgh Castle

All images of Northumberland are copyright of PBKphotos 2014

 

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