Northumberland, United Kingdom
Northumberland is the northernmost county in England. Its terrain ranges from rugged moorland to coastal beaches to far-stretching grassy hills. Northumberland is steeped in British history, and the area is home to several important historic sites. Visitors will also find several small villages full of traditional British shops and tearooms, as well as the bigger towns of Hexham and Berwick-upon-Tweed.
- Hadrian's Wall
- Lindisfarne Priory
- Bamburgh Castle
- Stroll along the river through North Pennines
- Take a boat tour of the Farne Islands to see incredible bird life
- Visit Harry Potter’s Hogwarts or, in reality, Alnwick Castle
The climate in Northumberland, UK, is typically cool, dry and less varying than the rest of England. Extreme weather is rare, making outdoor activity possible year round. Winter lows can dip to around 1°C in January and February, and summer highs reach 18°C in July and August. Rainfall is lowest from February through July.
Getting There & Around
Getting to and exploring Northumberland is easy. Newcastle International Airport is a 30-minute drive away and has flights arriving from most worldwide destinations. Edinburgh Airport is a two-hour drive, and London’s King’s Cross is 3.5 hours by rail.
Northumberland can be traversed via long-distance cycle routes, bus lines and rail. The AD122 Hadrian's Wall Bus runs from Newcastle and Carlisle in the summer and stops at many area attractions. The bicycle-friendly Tyne Valley Railway Line also runs through Northumberland.
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