32 days in Northumberland Itinerary

32 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Holy Island
— 7 nights
2
Hexham
— 11 nights
3
Alnwick
— 13 nights

7
nights
Holy Island

Holy Island ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Holy Island: Berwick upon Tweed (Paxton House, Union Bridge, Horncliffe, &more), Flodden (in Cornhill on Tweed) and Duddo Five Stones (in Duddo).

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Holy Island road trip website.

Edinburgh to Holy Island is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Hexham.

Things to do in Holy Island

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Berwick upon Tweed, Bamburgh, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Flodden, Duddo Five Stones
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Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve ©
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve

11
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. Get out of town with these interesting Hexham side-trips: Kielder (Osprey Watch, Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre, &more), Belsay (Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Bolam Lake Country Park, &more) and Morpeth (National Trust Wallington, Whitehouse Farm Centre, &more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Falconry Days, steep yourself in history at Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda, and hike along Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hexham trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Holy Island to Hexham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Hexham, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Hexham

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kielder, Morpeth, Belsay, Corbridge, Heddon on the Wall (Hedrian's Wall)
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Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall

13
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Explore Alnwick's surroundings by going to Cheviot Hills (in Wooler) and Caistron Trout Fishery (in Rothbury). There's lots more to do: stroll through The Alnwick Garden, step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle, look for gifts at Barter Books, and kick back and relax at Low Newton by the Sea Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Alnwick trip planner.

Drive from Hexham to Alnwick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Alnwick sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rothbury, Bamburgh, Amble, Wooler, Seahouses Golf Club
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The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay