45 days in Northumberland Itinerary

45 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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Route & dates

— 12 nights
Holy Island
— 15 nights
— 17 nights


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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hexham: West Woodburn (Mary Ann Rogers Gallery & Slate & Nature), Kielder (Kielder Waterside, Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre, &more) and Cawfields Roman Wall (in Haltwhistle). 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, head outdoors with Allout Adventures, and take an in-depth tour of Roman Army Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hexham journey builder site.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Hexham is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Holy Island.

Things to do in Hexham

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kielder, Morpeth, West Woodburn, Corbridge, Wylam
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Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days
Vindolanda ©
Hexham Abbey ©
Hexham Abbey

Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Holy Island: Belford Museum (in Belford), Berwick upon Tweed (Paxton House, Union Bridge, Horncliffe, &more) and Norham (Norham Castle & Norham Station Museum).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Holy Island online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Hexham to Holy Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Holy Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 13th (Wed), you'll travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Berwick upon Tweed, Bamburgh, Norham, Belford Museum, Etal Castle
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Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle
The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin ©


Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Change things up with these side-trips from Alnwick: T J Falconry (in Berwick upon Tweed), Caistron Trout Fishery (in Rothbury) and Spittal Beach (in Spittal). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle, admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Howick Hall Gardens, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Alnwick Garden.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Alnwick trip planner.

Getting from Holy Island to Alnwick by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amble, Bamburgh, Rothbury, Wooler, Berwick upon Tweed
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Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay