5 days in Northumberland Itinerary

5 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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Alnwick
— 2 nights
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Holy Island
— 1 night
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Hexham
— 1 night

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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. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, get interesting insight from Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, and stop by Barter Books.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Alnwick trip planner.

London to Alnwick is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in September, expect nights in Alnwick to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Holy Island.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

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

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Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lindisfarne Priory, step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Holy Island travel route tool.

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 September in Holy Island, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hexham.

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

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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. On the 25th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Hexham Abbey, then view the masterpieces at Robinson-Gay Art Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, and finally get engrossed in the history at Vindolanda.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hexham online travel planner.

Getting from Holy Island to Hexham by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hexham

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda
Hexham Abbey ©
Hexham Abbey

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