Come to Northumberland and you’ll never be short of things to do. In fact, we think you will have trouble fitting it all in. Whether its walking along our fabulous stretches of sandy beaches – perhaps in the shadow of an historic castle like Dunstanburgh or Bamburgh – or mountain biking at break neck speed through Kielder Forest, there really is something for everyone.
They call us England’s last great wilderness and we’re an outdoors county where you’ll want to get out and explore. If you need some help with the task we’ve got a great selection of local guides that can show you where to go and put your walk, cycle ride, canoe, surf, climb or wildlife trip - in the capable hands of professional guides and instructors.
You can follow in the footsteps of Roman soldiers along our Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site, horse ride in the Cheviot Hills or along one of our beaches and see some stunning and rare wildlife in Northumberland National Park and the area’s of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Let the professional guides of Northumberland help you get the most from Britain’s best kept secret.
Outdoors Northumberland, the county’s activity providers will be showcasing Northumberland’s wide array of outdoor activities this autumn during the first Outdoors Northumberland Festival.
From 25th September to 17th October,
The festival will include a range of outdoor events provided by members of the Outdoors Northumberland network, allowing residents and visitors to get out into the great outdoors and perhaps try a new activity.