Tourism news from around Northumberland

Here are the news articles and press releases from Northumberland Tourism and partner tourism organisations across the county of Northumberland. You can browse the list below and also click the 'Explore the Map' tab at the top of the page to see where the news is taking place.

Latest News

Have a Bloomin’ Lovely May Half Term in Northumberland
Monday 24/06/2019
Photo credit Sophie Pearce Have a Bloomin’ Lovely May Half Term in Northum...

Temporary Closure of Chillingham Castle
Friday 24/05/2019
Please be aware that Chillingham Castle has unfortunately had to close today (Friday 24th May, 2019) due to an electrical fault. ...

Kielder osprey returns home
Monday 20/05/2019
Excitement built last week as volunteers worked to identify a male osprey who has built a new nest in Kielder Forest. Volunteers successfully ident...

Restoring Ratty shortlisted for the Best Large-Scale Conservation project award
Monday 20/05/2019
Water voles have been brought back to the Northumberland Landscape thanks to Restoring Ratty. This landscape-scale project has been shortlisted fo...

Roll up, Roll up The National Festival Circus is coming to town
Monday 20/05/2019
Do you struggle to juggle your free time over the school holidays? Keeping the kids entertained is a skill in itself, so we have just the ticket. T...

The Inn Collection puts taps on the map for water refill scheme
Friday 17/05/2019
The Inn Collection Group is tapping into a national water campaign that aims to slash the millions of plastic bottles ending up in the world’...

The Method to our Mindfulness in Northumberland
Friday 17/05/2019
The Method to our Mindfulness in Northumberland This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, when people everywhere open u...

Free, spectacular cultural performance for all at Alnwick Castle! Royal Opera House BP Big Screen presents a 20th century ballet masterpiece of Romeo and Juliet
Friday 17/05/2019
As part of the Royal Opera House BP Big Screen, a beautiful and passionate LIVE screening of the 20th century ballet masterpiece of Rome...

Roller coaster zipwire comes to Kielder
Friday 10/05/2019
Award-winning activity centre, Calvert Kielder has announced the arrival of its latest attraction the ‘Kielder ZipCoaster’, Europe&rsqu...

Five Things to Know Before you Visit The Inner Farne Island
Thursday 09/05/2019
On Tuesday, I was lucky enough to visit The Farne Islands and witness the puffin count in action. This count used to take place every five years, b...

Farne Island puffins to be monitored annually in an attempt to stop the global decline in numbers
Thursday 09/05/2019
Atlantic puffins under threat due to changes to the environment affecting their favourite food Annual mon...

Students' designwork provides shelter for Northumberland visitors
Wednesday 08/05/2019
Students who designed and constructed a brand-new piece of public architecture in Northumberland have been joined by community representative...

Weekend firing spectacular for Alnwick Castle
Wednesday 01/05/2019
All guns ablaze in historical military firing displays all weekend! As well as all the usual high jinks, fun and games – history is w...

Best Short Walks in Northumberland | National Walking Month
Wednesday 01/05/2019
There’s a lot to be excited about when May comes around; the sun tends to linger for longer, there are a couple of bank holidays to look forw...

Go Team St Mary's
Monday 29/04/2019
We're so proud of the team at St Mary's Inn who've won 'BEST PUB IN NORTHUMBERLAND' as part of the Annual National Pub & Bar A...

How to 'Hanami' at The Alnwick Garden
Thursday 25/04/2019
Photo credit Kevin Wilkinson Every year, Japanese locals come together for ‘Hanami’, ...

 slaley hall team to take on the three peaks for mental health
Wednesday 24/04/2019
A group of intrepid staff members from Slaley Hall will be taking on one of Britain’s toughest challenges to raise vital funds for a local me...

Eggs in time for Easter
Wednesday 17/04/2019
Easter in Northumberland is not just about chocolate eggs; it is also about osprey eggs. For the wonderful news f...

Five Things to Do for Exploring the Best of Kielder's Wildlife
Wednesday 17/04/2019
Five Things to Do for the Best of Kielder’s Wildlife  Northumberland’s beautiful, award-winning Kield...

New partners, new stages & new theme revealed for Lindisfarne Festival 2019
Wednesday 17/04/2019
Lindisfarne Festival has revealed the full stage-by-stage line ups for its 5th anniversary extravaganza this summer, along with details of exciting...

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