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Things to do in Northumberland2023-07-25T10:45:35+01:00

Things to do in Northumberland

Northumberland provides a diverse array of attractions and activities, most of which are conveniently located only a short drive from The Workshop. Whether you seek a peaceful and restful holiday or an adventure-filled one, there is something for everyone to enjoy during your stay with us. Some of the numerous offerings you can explore near The Workshop and in Northumberland include:

Water Cascade at the Alnwick Garden in Northumberland.

Water Cascade at The Alnwick Garden

Alnwick Castle2023-07-25T10:17:06+01:00

Alnwick Castle is conveniently located in the nearby town of Alnwick and is easily accessible by car. Embark on a guided tour and delve into the castle’s intriguing history. Knowledgeable guides will entertain you with captivating stories, shedding light on the castle’s past and its notable inhabitants. Immerse yourself in the tales of battles, noble lineages, and legends that have shaped Alnwick Castle into what it is today.

Visit the Alnwick Castle Website

The Alnwick Garden2023-07-25T10:16:50+01:00

Delight in the beauty of The Alnwick Garden, an exquisite masterpiece meticulously crafted by the visionary Duchess of Northumberland. Step into a world of enchantment as you meander through the manicured landscapes, where nature’s wonders unfold before your eyes. The garden boasts an impressive array of water features, complemented by an abundance of stunning plants, each contributing to the garden’s allure.

Visit the Alnwick Garden Website

Seahouses & The Farne Islands2023-07-25T10:16:31+01:00

Embark on a delightful boat trip from the picturesque coastal seaside town of Seahouses and set sail to the breathtaking Farne Islands. Nestled just off the coast of Northumberland, these captivating islands offer a sanctuary for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Brace yourself to be mesmerised by the enchanting marine life and the incredible array of seabirds that call these islands home.

Visit the Seahouses & Farne Islands Website

Bamburgh Castle2023-07-25T10:16:12+01:00

Bamburgh Castle stands as a testament to the resilience and grandeur of centuries past. Whether you’re fascinated by architectural marvels, mesmerised by breathtaking sea views, or intrigued by the remarkable artefacts housed within its walls, Bamburgh Castle offers a wealth of adventures waiting to be discovered.

Visit the Bamburgh Castle Website

Hadrian’s Wall2023-07-25T10:15:52+01:00

Step into history and discover the genius of Roman engineering at Hadrian’s Wall. This monumental structure, stretching across the Northumberland countryside, showcases the sheer mastery and ingenuity of its creators. Marvel at the precision and artistry that went into the construction of this imposing wall, a testament to the Roman Empire’s commitment to safeguarding its borders.

Visit the Hadrian’s Wall Website

Cragside House & Gardens2023-07-25T10:15:34+01:00

Cragside takes pride in its pioneering role as the first house in the world to harness hydroelectricity. Marvel at the ingenuity of Lord Armstrong, the visionary behind this technological breakthrough.

Visit the Cragside House & Gardens Website

Lilidorei at the Alnwick Garden2023-07-25T10:20:10+01:00

Lilidorei – Alnwick Garden’s latest addition and the largest play structure ever built offers the chance to weave your own tales, explore the clan houses, frolic on the colossal play structure, partake in daily merriments, and engage in captivating narratives alongside the esteemed Story Keepers.

Visit the Lilidorei Website

Northumberland Coast2023-07-25T10:14:59+01:00

The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty boasts some of Europe’s most exquisite scenery and is rich with 8,000 years of human history.

Visit the Northumberland Coast Website

Barter Books2023-07-25T10:21:10+01:00

In April 1991, Mary Manley made a momentous decision to establish a secondhand bookshop. Her unique concept was to create a shop based on the swap system, which she named Barter Books. Mary’s husband, Stuart, wholeheartedly embraced the idea and proposed that the shop be set up within the splendid old Victorian railway station of Alnwick.

Visit the Barter Books Website

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