Explore Morpeth

 

Morpeth is the place to visit if you want stylish shopping and a rich history to explore the historic county town of Northumberland. With a unique combination of history, heritage and beauty, this bustling market town is the ideal base to explore what the county of Northumberland has to offer. Make your next visit special with a memorable holiday in Morpeth.

Sanderson Arcade

High quality shopping at Sanderson Arcade

Combine the old and the new with a walk around Morpeth's modern Wednesday market which is just a stone's throw from the 13th century Chantry that houses the town's Bagpipe Museum and Northumbrian Arts and Craft Gallery. Why not stay in a Morpeth bed and breakfast and keep close to the action.

You can wander along woodland paths in Morpeth's colourful Carlisle Park which boasts river boating, tennis courts and bowls. Stay for a week in a Morpeth Self Catering property, and you can enjoy the beautiful park with the added convenience of the local shops nearby. The park also plays host to the wonderful Turner Garden - celebrating the life of William Turner, the father of English botany who was born and educated at Morpeth.

Morpeth Chantry

Morpeth Chantry and Bagpipe Museum

For the best in local produce, experience Morpeth's Farmers Market that takes place on the first Saturday of every month in the historic market place. Stay in a Morpeth Hotel in the heart of the market town, and you'll never be too far away from a great evening. There is also Rutherfords, an old-fashioned department store selling just about anything, that began trading in 1846.

The Northumbrian Gathering is three exciting jam-packed days celebrating the county's traditions, with concerts, street events, dances and exhibitions.

Within a short distance of Morpeth lie wonderful country estates and gardens like Wallington House and Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens. Druridge Bay, with its magnificent seven-mile stretch of golden sand and dunes is only 20 minutes away by car. Also nearby is Woodhorn Museum Archives and Country Park where you can explore the rich industrial heritage that this part of Northumberland is very proud of.

Wallington House

Wallington House, Gardens & Estate (National Trust)

Morpeth Market Days and Farmers Markets

The regular market day is Wednesday. Visitor enquiries please contact Morpeth Tourist Information Centre. Stall enquiries please call: 07909 688174

The regular farmers market day is on the first Friday of every month 09:00 - 14:00.

Learn more about market days and farmers markets in Northumberland.

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Outside Old Barn Cottages
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Self Catering
Morpeth
Comfortable stone-built cottages, very pleasant rural setting in 26 acres. Good centre for exploring whole area, Hadrian's Wall, coast, hills and castles. Brochure available. ...
Rothbury Street Fair
Outdoor Event
Morpeth
Rothbury Street Fair takes place on the 27th May. There will be over 40 street fair traders with a wide selection of arts, crafts, local produce, gifts, clothing, jewellery and more. There will be fun ...
Pipes
Museums and galleries
Morpeth
Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum is a must for music lovers - alive with iconic regional instruments and live music. ...
Morpeth Farmers Market
Markets
Morpeth
The Morpeth Farmers' Market is held on the 1st Saturday of the month in the Market Place. 09:00 - 15:00. Stall enquiries: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk T ...
Circus Week
Family event
Morpeth
​​​​​​​ROLL UP ROLL UP Join in the fun of Circus Week this May Half Term Join in our Circus Skills Workshops, learn to spin plates, juggle and much more. ...
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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Morpeth
 Opened in 2014, St. Mary's Inn is a pub in Morpeth with tradition at its heart - whether you eat, drink or stay!  ...
Performance at Carlisle Park
Garden
Morpeth
The William Turner Garden, formal gardens and historic architectural remains. Riverside and woodland walks, aviary, tennis courts, bowling greens, paddling pool and boating. ...
Friendly Arcade Beadles
Boutique
Morpeth
  Sanderson Arcade is a shopping centre in Morpeth. Located in the heart of Morpeth town centre, the Arcade blends into the beauty of a traditional English Market town with all the major high st ...
Wintery St Mary's Inn
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Inn
Morpeth
Opened in 2014, St. Mary's Inn is a pub in Morpeth with tradition at its heart - whether you eat, drink or stay!    ...
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Tourist Information Point
Morpeth
Call into Tomlinson's Bunkhouse in Rothbury for local news and information. ...
Morpeth Market Day
Markets
Morpeth
Morpeth Market Place – Wednesday Visitor enquiries: Morpeth TIC 01670 623455 Stall enquiries: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@northumberland.gov.uk Tel: 07909688174 ...
The Chantry Lasses Informal Performance
Music & Dance
The first Wednesday of each month at 2pm. Hear Northumberland’s unique instrument, the Northumbrian Pipes Enjoy an informal performance and a chance to talk to the performers about this special ...
Beech Cottage
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Self Catering
Morpeth
Award-winning cottages situated on a beautiful farm with outstanding views of hills and coast. Indoor pool, gym, tennis court. ...
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Adventure Sports
Morpeth
The most exciting and affordable aerial tour, soaring over Northumberland's officially designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and beyond.  ...
Morpeth Tourist Information Centre Chantry
Tourist Information Centre
Morpeth
Morpeth Tourist Information Centre is housed in medieval splendour in the 13th Century Morpeth Chantry, famous Northumbrian Bagpipe Museum, and highly regarded Northumbrian Art and Crafts Centre. Musi ...
Animals at Whitehouse Farm Centre
Family Attraction
Morpeth
Whitehouse Farm is the all-weather fun attraction with soft play, restaurant, outdoor play areas, tractor-trailer rides and lots of animals to feed, hold and stroke. ...
Morpeth Chantry
Arts & Crafts Shop
Morpeth
The 13th Century Morpeth Chantry is home to an extensive collection of traditional, and contemporary, Northumbrian Arts, Crafts and Music. There is a wonderful variety of locally produced, and handm ...
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Eviivo
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Self Catering
Morpeth
Felmoor Holiday Park set in 40 acres of outstanding Northumberland woodland. ...
Welcome to Linden Hall
Laterooms
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Hotel
Morpeth
Built in 1862 and set in 450 acres of peaceful park and woodland, the magnificent Georgian hotel has its own Championship golf course and spa, offering stunning views of the Cheviots and Northumb ...
Golf course at Linden Hall
Golf
Morpeth
Nestled in a 450-acre estate at the heart of the Northumberland countryside, the golf course at Macdonald Linden Hall, Golf & Country Club is one of the area's finest. ...
St James the Great's Church
Church
Morpeth
St James is a fine Victorian church in Morpeth. It’s open every day, so come and see it. ...
Golden Sands Holiday Park
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Caravan & Camping
Morpeth
Outstanding five star beach front caravan holiday park in the coastal village of Cresswell just 30 minutes north of Newcastle upon Tyne. Luxury caravan hire available for families and couples alike. M ...
Lunchtime Organ Recital
Music & Dance
Morpeth
Organ recital. ...
Borough Woods Local Nature Reserve
Nature and Wildlife
Morpeth
Woodland nature reserve with round walk. ...
South Aisle Porch and Tower
Church
Morpeth
Ancient Parish Church, over 700 years old, set in a peaceful churchyard with a glorious fourteenth century Tree of Jesse window. ...
Inside Bothal Church
Church
Morpeth
Grade 1 church of Norman origin. Outstanding historical features include tudor tomb, medieval stained glass, Jacobean communion rail, 600 year old nave roof etc. Beautiful seating ...
St Pauls Church in Cornhill-on-Tweed
Church
Morpeth
St. Paul's Church dates from 1200 and was rebuilt in 1849. A tranquil ancient sacred space and historically important Flodden Battlefield church. ...
Bluebell Woods in Morpeth
Nature and Wildlife
Morpeth
Woodland nature reserve with riverside and round walks. ...

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