4 days in Northumberland Itinerary

4 days in Northumberland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northumberland sightseeing planner

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Route & dates

1
Bamburgh
— 2 nights
2
Hexham
— 1 night

2
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Go for a jaunt from Bamburgh to Rothbury to see Cragside House and Gardens about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, look for gifts at Barter Books, delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bamburgh itinerary planning site.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Bamburgh is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. May in Bamburgh sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hexham.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alnwick, Cragside House and Gardens, Lindisfarne Priory, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Highlights from your plan
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda, then contemplate the long history of Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, and then identify plant and animal life at Falconry Days.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Hexham vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Bamburgh to Hexham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Hexham

Wildlife · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall