31 days in Northumberland Itinerary

31 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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: delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory, identify plant and animal life at Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve, step into the grandiose world of Lindisfarne Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Holy Island travel route planning 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, daytime highs in Holy Island are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. You'll set off for Seahouses on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle
Lindisfarne Scriptorium ©
Lindisfarne Scriptorium

8
nights
Seahouses

Seahouses ©
Seahouses is a large village on the North Northumberland coast in England. Explore Seahouses' surroundings by going to Warkworth (Warkworth Golf Club, Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, &more), Cheviot Hills (in Wooler) and Chillingham Castle (in Alnwick). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, look for gifts at Barter Books, and admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Seahouses day trip app.

Traveling by car from Holy Island to Seahouses takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hexham.

Things to do in Seahouses

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Alnwick, Bamburgh, Amble, Cragside House and Gardens, Preston Tower
Highlights from your plan
The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hexham: Bellingham Heritage Centre (in Bellingham), The Couple Statue (in Newbiggin-by-the-Sea) and Kielder (Kielder Observatory, Kielder Water & Forest Park, &more). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Days, hike along Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall, try to win big at Hexham Racecourse, and delve into the distant past at The Temple of Mithras.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hexham visit planning app.

Drive from Seahouses to Hexham in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride back home.

Things to do in Hexham

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corbridge, Kielder, Belsay, Haltwhistle, Woodhorn Museum
Highlights from your plan
Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda
Hexham Abbey ©
Hexham Abbey