Seafield Park, caravan park in Northumberland
Places to visit in Northumberland
Seahouses – ‘The Gateway to the Farne Islands’ is a small seaside town, hugely popular with tourists and visitors.
It’s perfectly situated for exploring this beautiful part of the Northumberland coast with mile after mile of golden sands and, further inland, the glorious countryside and rolling Cheviot Hills.
Indulge in your favourite outdoor pursuit and explore the region’s abundant natural and historical treasures.
The Farne Islands
For the wildlife enthusiast, why not take a boat trip out to the Farne Islands to see the most famous Sea Bird Sanctuary in the British Isles and the large colony of Grey Seals? Recently featured on Robson Green’s Tales of Northumberland, The Farnes are home to a colony of 4,000 Atlantic grey seals, making it one of the best places in Britain to observe these animals in the wild.
The Farnes, made up of volcanic rock, provide a safe haven for the seals to breed. After diving with Britain’s largest carnivores, Robson says: “You have no idea until you’re under there how magical it is. Then you cannot believe such as extraordinary world is on your doorstep.”
Or discover the history of Longstone Lighthouse. The Lighthouse, designed and built by Joseph Nelson is a red and white circular tower built of rough stone with iron railings around the lantern gallery and was established in 1826, most famous as the scene of the Forfarshire wreck and the exploits of Grace Darling.
For some outdoor activities, there are a number of excellent golf courses in the area to challenge golfers of all abilities, or for the more adventurous, there are water sports and horse-riding facilities nearby.
Slate Hall Riding Centre offer lessons, treks and beach rides, a great way to experience this fantastic landscape, pedal power is another option, with facilities available locally to hire if you don’t have your own bikes, just call into reception and we’ll help get you on your way.
Castles & Ancient Monuments
Northumberland is a region that is steeped in history, with castles and ancient monuments just waiting to be discovered.
For kids and adults alike, a visit to Alnwick Castle is a magical experience. The castle, home of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, has stunning State Rooms, a fine art collection and beautiful gardens. And of course, it is an important location for the Harry Potter movies – the place where Hogwarts comes alive!
Bamburgh Castle has also been used in many epic films. This dramatic fortress is a treasury of northern history. Perched 150 metres above the sea; with its medieval hall, armoury and over 3,000 historical artefacts. The area preserves some of the most spectacular sections of Hadrian’s Wall, which nearly 2,000 years ago marked the northern frontier of Rome’s mighty Empire.
Alternatively, you can soak up the history and the atmosphere of Holy Island where people travel to from all over the world to make the traditional bare foot walk at low tide along the Pilgrim’s Way and visit the ancient Lindisfarne Priory. For Holy Island Tide Times click here.
Don’t Miss Out
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Take advantage of our 12.55% VAT special offer on your 2022 break. Book any stay throughout 2022 and only pay 12.5% VAT on the cost of your holiday.
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