8 days in Northumberland Itinerary

8 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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Hexham
— 2 nights
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Amble
— 1 night
3
Alnwick
— 3 nights
4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hexham: Walltown Country Park (in Greenhead), National Trust Wallington (in Morpeth) and Kielder (Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre & Osprey Watch). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Vindolanda, identify plant and animal life at Falconry Days, delve into the distant past at Corbridge Roman Town, and contemplate the long history of Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hexham tour planner.

Manchester to Hexham is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hexham can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Amble.

Things to do in Hexham

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days
Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre ©
Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda

1
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Amble

Amble ©
Amble is a town, civil parish and seaport on the North Sea coast of Northumberland, England. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll around Ridley Park, then pause for some photo ops at The Couple Statue, then enjoy the sand and surf at Warkworth Beach, and finally explore the historical opulence of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Amble route tool.

You can drive from Hexham to Amble in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Amble are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Amble

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Warkworth Beach ©
Warkworth Beach
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage ©
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage
Ridley Park ©
Ridley Park

3
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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get out of town with these interesting Alnwick side-trips: Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (in Berwick upon Tweed) and Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and enjoy the sand and surf at St Aiden Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Alnwick online journey planner.

Alnwick is just a stone's throw from Amble. July in Alnwick sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Holy Island.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
Boat Tours & Water Sports
St Aiden Beach ©
St Aiden Beach

1
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Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory, enjoy the sand and surf at Ross Back Sands Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Holy Island trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Alnwick to Holy Island in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Holy Island can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Holy Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ross Back Sands Beach ©
Ross Back Sands Beach
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory

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