21 days in Northumberland Itinerary

21 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hexham
— 7 nights
2
Holy Island
— 4 nights
3
Morpeth
— 8 nights

7
nights
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Hexham: The Lakes Distillery (in Bassenthwaite), Penrith (Aira Force Waterfall, Hutton in the Forest, &more) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Falconry Days, explore the activities along Derwentwater, take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, and examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hexham travel app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Hexham is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Hexham. When traveling from Johannesburg in August, plan for slightly colder days in Hexham, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Holy Island.

Things to do in Hexham

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Penrith, Kielder, Lake District, Corbridge Roman Town
Highlights from your plan
Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall

4
nights
Holy Island

Holy Island ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Holy Island: Beadnell Bay Beach (in Beadnell) and Embleton Bay (in Embleton).

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Holy Island online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Hexham to Holy Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Holy Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Morpeth.

Things to do in Holy Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Berwick upon Tweed, Beadnell Bay Beach, Embleton Bay, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

8
nights
Morpeth

Morpeth ©
Morpeth is a historic market town in the north-east of England, lying on the River Wansbeck. National Trust Wallington has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Morpeth: George Stephenson Monument (in Newcastle upon Tyne), Warkworth Beach (in Warkworth) and North East Maritime Trust (in South Shields). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle, get to know the resident critters at Northumberland Country Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Stanton Hall Gardens and Nursery, and walk around Druridge Bay Country Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Morpeth trip planner.

You can travel from Holy Island to Morpeth in an hour. In August in Morpeth, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Morpeth

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Alnwick, Durham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, World War One Soldier Sculpture
Highlights from your plan
National Trust Wallington ©
National Trust Wallington
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

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