12 days in Northumberland Itinerary

12 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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1
Hexham
— 3 nights
2
Alnwick
— 4 nights
3
Holy Island
— 3 nights

3
nights
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Kielder (Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre, Kielder Observatory, &more), Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens (in Belsay) and National Trust Wallington (in Morpeth). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Days, contemplate the long history of Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, get engrossed in the history at Vindolanda, and stroll through Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hexham day trip planning site.

Miami, USA to Hexham is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Miami in April: high temperatures in Hexham hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Hexham

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kielder, Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, National Trust Wallington
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
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Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall

4
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Alnwick is known for historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at The Alnwick Garden, stop by Barter Books, admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, and step off the mainland to explore Farne Islands.

To see ratings and other tourist information, go to the Alnwick trip planning website.

Getting from Hexham to Alnwick by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Holy Island.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Amble, Cragside House and Gardens, Farne Islands
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:
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The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay

3
nights
Holy Island

Holy Island ©
On the 23rd (Thu), take in the views from Royal Border Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre, thenidentify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and finally stroll through Ross Back Sands Beach. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Lindisfarne Castle, thendon't miss a visit to The Elizabethan Walls, thenstop by Chain Bridge Honey Farm, and finally make a trip to Lady Waterford Hall.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Holy Island trip maker website.

Drive from Alnwick to Holy Island in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Holy Island can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Holy Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Berwick upon Tweed, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Ross Back Sands Beach
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle
Ross Back Sands Beach ©
Ross Back Sands Beach

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