5 days in Northumberland Itinerary

5 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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Alnwick
— 2 nights
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Holy Island
— 2 nights

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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Step out of Alnwick to go to Berwick upon Tweed and see Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre, which is approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cragside House and Gardens, explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, and look for gifts at Barter Books.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Alnwick trip itinerary builder website.

Glasgow to Alnwick is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Alnwick sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Holy Island.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden

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Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, then identify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and then kick back and relax at Ross Back Sands Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory, then step into the grandiose world of Lindisfarne Castle, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Holy Island travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Alnwick to Holy Island by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

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