5 days in Northumberland Itinerary

5 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Hexham
— Few hours
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Bamburgh
— 3 nights
3
Holy Island
— 1 night

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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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Northumberland National Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Days.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hexham route planner.

Manchester to Hexham is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. June in Hexham sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Hexham

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days
Northumberland National Park ©
Northumberland National Park

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Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Visiting St Aiden Beach and Ross Back Sands Beach will get you outdoors. When in Bamburgh, make a side trip to see Cragside House and Gardens in Rothbury, approximately Rothbury away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Embleton Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, look for gifts at Barter Books, and step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bamburgh holiday planner.

Drive from Hexham to Bamburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June in Bamburgh, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Holy Island.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alnwick, Cragside House and Gardens, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Highlights from your plan
St Aiden Beach ©
St Aiden Beach
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay

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Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): examine the collection at Lindisfarne Centre, then explore the historical opulence of Lindisfarne Castle, and then make a trip to Lindisfarne Priory.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Holy Island road trip planner.

Holy Island is just a short distance from Bamburgh. In June in Holy Island, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle
Lindisfarne Centre ©
Lindisfarne Centre