As it says hadrinas wall ends here. famous for its ship building, heavy industry
and pubs this little town is situated on the banks of the Tyne. A roman fort was uncovered and is now a major turist attraction,
well worth a look.
Alnwick Castle, home of the Percy Family, who still live there today. Many famous films have been filmed
here. The new water garden is definitely worth a visit.
OFF TO ALNWICK CASTLE
Beamish is the north's open air museum, with many fun attractions for all the family. Take a trip down memory
lane, ride the old trams and steam trains, visit the bank, the dentist, the drift mine and much, much more
WALK HERE TO BEAMISH
Kielder Forest is Britian's biggest man-made forest. It has many attractions and walks for all ages and abilities.
Why not spend a day out here?
HIKE TO KEILDER FROM HERE
The wonderful Northumberland coast is full of heritige sites that hold all in awe. Bambrough Castle is one of those places. Not
far from Sea Houses, this small village of Bambrough attracts many to view the castle. The nearby Farne
Islands, a seal and bird sanctuary, can be seen at close quarters by boat trips from Sea Houses.
PLODGE TO BAMBURGH
Not far up the road is Newburn, where you will find the BIG LAMP BREWERY. This is one of those
little real ale concerns that rank highly with us real ale Geordies. It is worth a visit just to sample the beer alone, but
if you would like to see how this fab beer is made they also do tours, if there are 12 or more a buffet is provided with
tokens to sample the wears. If it's a fine day then it's a great place to take the kids to, as they can run their
energy off along the walks down by the river.
note DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE if you have to go by car always designate a driver who will refrain from alcohol A life is more important than a pint.
TO THE BREWERS
Any visit to the North East must take in the sites of
Hadrain's Wall, the northern most part of the Roman Empire. See how the Roman's lived in this part of the world at Vindolanda
and Housesteads Forts. At Wallsend we have the start or finish, depending on your prospective, of this famous
monument called "Segedunum"
TO THE WALL
Not far away is the largest indoor water theme park in europe, WET"N"WILD, located at Royal
Quays, North Shields. This is a brill place for kids of all ages, with slides that take your heart away, to a relaxing
lazy river. Rain or shine this place is a must.
Morpeth is a historic market town set in Northumberland. It has many points of historic interest and a lovely
walk along the river. Just as you come off the A1 north bound into Morpeth, you will find Whitehouse Farm. This
is a working farm where you can help feed the animals and take tractor rides. It's a good place for all kids young and
old to have a happy day.
TO THE FARM
Well today i have just been to this nice park i was impressed witrh here so i'v put it on
the list. It has a lake which you can boat on the water (bring your own dingy) there a 1/2 small walks a recreation area a
small cafe and toilets these are situated at the main car park there are a few satalite car parks dotted round the grounds.
To get there head through ponteland up to Belsay turn right for Bolam just past Belsay about 2 mls up the road turn right
again the main car park is about 2/300 mtrs on the left