Belsay trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Belsay

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Northumberland  /  Belsay
(4.4/5 based on 170+ reviews for 5 attractions)
Things to do: historic sites, parks, spas
Belsay is a village in Northumberland, England. It is situated about 5 miles from Ponteland on the A696 which links the village with Newcastle upon Tyne and Jedburgh.Scottish nobleman and doctor John de Strivelyn was granted the manor around 1340 by Edward III. On his death, the estate passed to his daughter, who was married to Sir John Middleton, and has remained with the Middleton family since.Belsay is home to Belsay Castle, a fine medieval castle, and to Belsay Hall.LandmarksBelsay Castle is a 14th-century medieval castle situated at Belsay. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a Grade I listed building.The main structure, a three storey rectangular pele tower with rounded turrets and battlements, was constructed about 1370, and was the home of the Middleton family. In 1614 Thomas Middleton built a new manor house attached to the tower. A west wing was added in 1711 but was later largely demolished in 1872 by Sir Arthur Middleton when the remainder of the house was considerably altered.The castle was abandoned as a residence by the family in the early 19th century when Sir Charles Monck built Belsay Hall close by. It is administered by English Heritage and is open the public.
Add Belsay and other destinations to your itinerary using our United Kingdom (UK) vacation trip planner, and learn about what to see, what to do, and where to stay.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Belsay

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Belsay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Belsay:
Nightlife, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, nightlife
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums, wildlife areas
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, historic sites, shopping
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Nightlife, historic sites, beaches
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Northumberland

24 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in England BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CANADA September, relaxing, historic sites, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in England BY A USER FROM INDIA July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Cramlington BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Cramlington BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Northumberland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News