8 days in Northumberland Itinerary

8 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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Hexham
— 1 night
2
Holy Island
— 2 nights
3
Alnwick
— 2 nights
4
Amble
— 2 nights

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Hexham

Hexham ©
Hexham is a market town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne, and was the administrative centre for the Tynedale district from 1974 to 2009. On the 21st (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Roman Army Museum, then go for a walk through Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall, then contemplate the long history of Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, and finally get engrossed in the history at Vindolanda. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Days, delve into the distant past at Corbridge Roman Town, then experience rural life at Hall Hill Farm, then explore the galleries of The Glass and Art Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Thomas C of E Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hexham itinerary builder app.

London to Hexham is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in August, things will get little chillier in Hexham: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Holy Island.

Things to do in Hexham

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Saint Thomas C of E Church, The Glass and Art Gallery, Corbridge Roman Town, Hall Hill Farm
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Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall

2
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Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, then explore the historical opulence of Lindisfarne Castle, then make a trip to Lindisfarne Priory, and finally don't miss a visit to Lindisfarne Scriptorium. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Belford Museum, then identify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ross Back Sands Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Holy Island trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Hexham to Holy Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Holy Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Belford Museum, Ross Back Sands Beach, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle

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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Alnwick Garden, and then explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, take an in-depth tour of Grace Darling Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at St Aiden Beach.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Alnwick trip itinerary app.

Drive from Holy Island to Alnwick in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Alnwick are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amble.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Cragside House and Gardens
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The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

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Amble

Amble ©
Amble is a town, civil parish and seaport on the North Sea coast of Northumberland, England. On the 27th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Warkworth Beach, explore the historical opulence of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, and then take a memorable tour with Northside Surf School. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Amble Harbour Village, examine the collection at Woodhorn Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Newbiggin Maritime Centre, and finally appreciate the history behind The Couple Statue.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Amble road trip planner.

Amble is just a short distance from Alnwick. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amble

Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Woodhorn Museum
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Warkworth Beach ©
Warkworth Beach
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage ©
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage
Northside Surf School ©
Northside Surf School

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