Dominate the landscape, explore the extensive remains of the great hall, chapel and fine gatehouse and virtually intact circuit of towered walls. Bring history alive with a free audio tour guide or stroll upstream to the medieval Hermitage, tucked away into a river cliff. Tel: 01665 711423
Shipley Lane Equestrian Centre
Shipley Lane has some great facilities. Child and adult friendly they offer riding lessons, training and country hacks. Tel: 01665 579305
Howick Hall Gardens
Wander in beautiful, tranquil, natural surroundings and enjoy a wide variety of plants and wildlife at Howick Hall Gardens. Tel: 01665 577191
Alnwick Castle was home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland and is one of the largest inhabited castles in England - known locally as The Windsor of the North.
Fantastic activity provider organising Winter Sports, Cycling , Walking, Canoeing, Climbing and Surfing in and around Alnwick. Great for a family day out with all ages and levels catered for. Tel: 01665 602925
The Lions Den Indoor Park
Fantastic indoor play den for children up to 12 years old. Junior Play Frame and Toddler and Baby area plus gaming room and a big screen TV. Tel: 01665 606860
Fishing in Craster
The village of Craster on the Northumberland coast is surrounded by many fishing venues which offer the chance to catch breeds such as conger eel, lesser spotted dogfish and Pollack.
Covering a large area of moorland to the west of Alnwick the Moors are made up mostly Fell Sandstone of variable quality. The stunning views of the Cheviots and the beautiful sunsets make this area great for rock climbers as well as walkers and bike riders.
The Farne Islands
Accessed via boat from Seahouses harbour the rocky Farne Islands are famous for their thousands of breeding seabirds.
This fine beach close to the town centre has a coastal path heading north and south with plenty of opportunities to spot birds along the way. Dogs are welcome and there are a number of cafes and shops nearby.
This is a small beach between the villages of Boulmer and Howick and is easily reached by foot from Loughoughton.
For a wide range of water sports from Canoeing to Surfing and Coasteering, Adventure Northumberland has a lot to offer those looking to get out on the water for a thrilling day packed full of activities.
Northumbrian Cottages is a trading name of Cumbrian Cottages Limited. Cumbrian Cottages Limited is a company registered in England and Wales (company registration number 03756599. VAT number GB721994123) whose registered office is at Atlantic House, Fletcher Way, Parkhouse, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 0LJ