9 days in Northumberland Itinerary

9 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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Hexham
— 2 nights
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Holy Island
— 3 nights
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Berwick upon Tweed
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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. Bring the kids along to Vindolanda and Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hexham: National Trust Wallington (in Morpeth) and Kielder (Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre & Landal Kielder Waterside). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Falconry Days, steep yourself in history at Hexham Abbey, get engrossed in the history at Roman Army Museum, and trek along Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hexham journey planner.

Glasgow to Hexham is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. July in Hexham sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Holy Island.

Things to do in Hexham

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

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Vindolanda
4.7
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National Trust Wallington
4.7

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Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Attractions like Bamburgh Castle and Ross Back Sands Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Holy Island: Beadnell Bay Beach (in Beadnell) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Seahouses).

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Holy Island trip app.

Traveling by car from Hexham to Holy Island takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Holy Island can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Berwick upon Tweed.

Things to do in Holy Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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St Aiden Beach
4.9

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Berwick upon Tweed

Berwick upon Tweed ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre and The Alnwick Garden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Berwick upon Tweed: Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury), Warkworth Castle & Hermitage (in Warkworth) and Alnwick (Barter Books & Alnwick Castle).

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Berwick upon Tweed online travel route planner.

Berwick upon Tweed is very close to Holy Island. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Berwick upon Tweed

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

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Embleton Bay
4.9
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Alnwick Castle
4.2

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