8 days in Northumberland Itinerary

8 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Holy Island
— 1 day
2
Bamburgh
— 4 nights
3
Hexham
— 1 night

1
day
Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre and then explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Holy Island day trip planner.

Bamako, Mali to Holy Island is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Bamako in July: high temperatures in Holy Island hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory

4
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Step out of Bamburgh with an excursion to Cragside House and Gardens in Rothbury--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, kick back and relax at St Aiden Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, and contemplate the waterfront views at Embleton Bay.

Start your trip to Bamburgh by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Bamburgh is just a stone's throw from Holy Island. In July, daytime highs in Bamburgh are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Hexham.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alnwick, Cragside House and Gardens, Farne Islands, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Highlights from your plan
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay

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. On the 19th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Vindolanda, contemplate the long history of Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Days.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Hexham road trip website.

You can drive from Bamburgh to Hexham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hexham are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel 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