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Places to Visit

There is so much more to Northumberland than just the marina

Places to Visit

There are walks along the River Coquet to Warkworth and South past the harbour and Little Shore following the coastline to Hauxley with views of Coquet Island. There are nature reserves at Hauxley and Druridge Bay and wide open spaces on the Braid adjacent to the marina and at Druridge Country Park with its lake, visitor centre, picnic areas and access to quiet sandy beaches.

Warkworth, one of our prettiest villages, is within easy walking distance.

Warkworth Castle

With the historic ruins of Warkworth Castle nestling at its heart, Warkworth has been a fine setting for pageants, and films such as 'Elizabeth'. The village has numerous antiques and gift shops, a fine church, cosy restaurants and hotels. Explore the interesting walks within the parish, along the river banks and beaches.


VVisit Alnmouth with its collection of shops, hotels and tea rooms. It nestles by the mouth of the River Aln with beaches, golf courses, river and coastal walks.


Voted the best place to live in England, Alnwick has developed outside the walls of Alnwick Castle. There are tea rooms, pubs, museums, delicatessens, gardens, shops and much more, providing points of interest along the town walks with medieval links to the castle dotted along the way.

Alnwick Castle, home of the Duke of Northumberland and backdrop to many films, is open to visitors. The newly planted Alnwick Castle Garden is beckoning gardeners from around the globe.

Other Locations

Further afield we have many historic houses, gardens and castles open to the public, places like Cragside House at Rothbury, Wallington Hall near Cambo, chilly Chillingham Castle with its park of unique Wild White Cattle, magnificent Bamburgh Castle and, still lived in today, Alnwick Castle historic seat of the Percy's.


The city of Newcastle upon Tyne is approximately 25 miles South and accessible by bus or train. The Metro Centre, one of Europe's largest indoor shopping centres, is across the Tyne at Gateshead and the Eldon Square shopping centre is in the heart of Newcastle with its wealth of shops, restaurants, museums, theatres and places to visit.

Tourist Information Office

For Further Information please call the Tourist Centre: 01665 712 313


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