31 days in Northumberland Itinerary

31 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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31 days in Northumberland Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Holy Island
— 10 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Seahouses
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Hexham
— 12 nights
Bus:  30 min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

10
nights
Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Holy Island is known for historic sites, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Lindisfarne Priory, look for all kinds of wild species at Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve, explore the historical opulence of Lindisfarne Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Holy Island trip itinerary builder app .

Newcastle upon Tyne to Holy Island is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December in Holy Island, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. You'll set off for Seahouses on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve ©

8
nights
Seahouses

Seahouses ©
Seahouses is a large village on the North Northumberland coast in England. Change things up with these side-trips from Seahouses: Warkworth (Warkworth Golf Club, Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, & more), Cheviot Hills (in Wooler) and Alnwick (House of Hardy Fishing Tackle Museum & Chillingham Castle). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, look for gifts at Barter Books, tour the pleasant surroundings at St Aiden Beach, and admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seahouses trip builder app .

Drive from Holy Island to Seahouses in an hour. December in Seahouses sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Hexham.

Things to do in Seahouses

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Alnwick, Bamburgh, Amble, Cheviot Hills, The Parish Church of Saint Peter
Highlights from your plan
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

12
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. Venture out of the city with trips to The Couple Statue (in Newbiggin-by-the-Sea), Bellingham Heritage Centre (in Bellingham) and Kielder (Kielder Observatory, Kielder Water & Forest Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Days, contemplate the long history of Chesters Roman Fort, get engrossed in the history at Vindolanda, and stroll through Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hexham journey maker website .

Getting from Seahouses to Hexham by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December in Hexham, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Hexham

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kielder, Corbridge, Belsay, Haltwhistle, Sycamore Gap
Highlights from your plan
Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©