60 days in Northumberland Itinerary

60 days in Northumberland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northumberland trip planner

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Route & dates

1
Haltwhistle
— 16 nights
2
Morpeth
— 13 nights
3
Bamburgh
— 15 nights
4
Holy Island
— 15 nights

16
nights
Haltwhistle

Haltwhistle ©
Haltwhistle is a small town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, 10mi east of Brampton, near Hadrian's Wall. Venture out of the city with trips to Blanchland Abbey (in Blanchland), Chipchase Castle Nursery (in Wark) and St Oswald's Church (in Wall). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Roman Army Museum, contemplate the long history of Hexham Abbey, identify plant and animal life at Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre, and don't miss a visit to Cawfields Roman Wall.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Haltwhistle day trip planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Haltwhistle is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In December in Haltwhistle, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Morpeth on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Haltwhistle

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hexham, Kielder, Corbridge, West Woodburn, Greenhead
Highlights from your plan
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
Crackers Soft Play ©
Crackers Soft Play

13
nights
Morpeth

Morpeth ©
Morpeth is a historic market town in the north-east of England, lying on the River Wansbeck. Explore Morpeth's surroundings by going to Rothbury (Coquetdale Art Gallery, The Congregational, &more), Warkworth (Warkworth Beach, Cabosse, &more) and Prudhoe (Prudhoe Waterworld & Prudhoe Castle). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of National Trust Wallington, take in nature's colorful creations at Stanton Hall Gardens and Nursery, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Robert of Newminster, and contemplate the long history of Cragside House and Gardens.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Morpeth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Haltwhistle to Morpeth takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Morpeth are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Morpeth

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Amble, Cramlington, Rothbury, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Prudhoe
Highlights from your plan
National Trust Wallington ©
National Trust Wallington
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Sanderson Arcade ©
Sanderson Arcade

15
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Alnmouth (Alnmouth Beach, The Old School Gallery, &more), Duddo Five Stones (in Duddo) and Norham Castle (in Norham). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Grace Darling Museum, play a few rounds at Bamburgh Castle Golf Club, explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, and look for gifts at Barter Books.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bamburgh online trip planner.

You can drive from Morpeth to Bamburgh in an hour. December in Bamburgh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Holy Island.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alnwick, Seahouses, Wooler, Belford, Gyrs International Falconry Centre
Highlights from your plan
Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum
Ross Back Sands Beach ©
Ross Back Sands Beach
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

15
nights
Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Step out of Holy Island to go to Berwick upon Tweed and see Paxton House, which is approximately 34 minutes away.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Holy Island trip maker tool.

Holy Island is just a stone's throw from Bamburgh. January in Holy Island sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for home on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Berwick upon Tweed
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve ©
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve
Paxton House ©
Paxton House