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

Enjoy a glittering, glitzy December and January at Alnwick Castle
Monday 12/11/2018
This Christmas at Alnwick Castle in Northumberland there’s sparkle and magic all through December and into January too.  You can enjoy s...

Woodhorn Museum to Glow during the winter months
Friday 09/11/2018
Woodhorn Museum’s seasonal exhibition, Coal Forest, moves from autumn to winter from 1 December with the arrival of Gl...

Local group’s archaeology project reaches national final
Wednesday 07/11/2018
A group of volunteer archaeologists from Northumberland have reached the final of the prestigious National Parks Volunteer Awards, which recognises...

Wednesday 31/10/2018
“WOW Bebbanburgh Castle! You can see why Uhtred was so keen to get it back from his uncle.” “You do know that Uhtred is a...

Forest Head listens in
Thursday 25/10/2018
Nine years after it was first installed, a much-loved sculpture at Kielder Water & Forest Park in Northumberland has finally grow...

National Landscape Discovery Centre provides a showcase for local craft and artisan talent
Thursday 25/10/2018
The Shop within The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre on Hadrian’s Wall is proving popular with visitors to Northumberland and provid...

Absorbing new light show illuminates Kielder Skyspace experience
Tuesday 23/10/2018
A sculptural artwork that provides a unique perspective on the skies at Kielder Water & Forest Park has undergone a transformation to pro...

Deck the halls at Battlesteads Christmas Wreath Workshops
Monday 22/10/2018
Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant is gearing up for the festive season with the return of its popular Christmas Wreath Workshops. Taking ...

A Sparkling Close to Northumberland Coast AONB Diamond Celebrations!
Monday 22/10/2018
The Northumberland Coast AONB Partnership hosted a Celebration Concert at Ellingham Hall last Thursday to bring to a close a year of events to mark...

3 grisly Northumbrian tales for Halloween
Monday 15/10/2018
We’re huge fans of crime dramas at VisitNland HQ. Obviously, ITV’s Vera is our favourite thanks to Ann Cleeves’ cracking st...

The Best of Northumberland: A Pocket-Friendly Guide
Wednesday 10/10/2018
With its rolling green hillsides and vast stretches of unspoilt coastline, Northumberland is one of the UK’s true treasures. Tucked away in t...

Landscape Discovery Centre’s schools programme is a hit with young learners
Tuesday 09/10/2018
A pilot educational programme targeting primary and middle schools across Northumberland and Tyne & Wear has introduced over 2,000 youngsters t...

Battlesteads named Editor’s Choice by Good Hotel Guide
Tuesday 09/10/2018
Northumberland hotel and restaurant , near Wark, has been named as one of the winners of the...

Halloween-themed half term planned at Woodhorn Museum
Wednesday 03/10/2018
Spooky story telling, a hidden pumpkin trail, and spectacular bird of prey displays are just some of the events taking place at Woodhorn Museum thi...

Northumberland National Park sees star potential with ‘Big Dipper’ campaign
Wednesday 03/10/2018
Northumberland National Park Authority is supporting a nationwide campaign aimed at raising the public awareness of light pollution in a bid to con...

Coastal adventures in Northumberland
Friday 28/09/2018
Whether you’re looking for a peaceful seaside stroll or a fun-filled day of activities, there’s so much to see and do in Northumberland...

Salmon spawning jumps into the future
Thursday 27/09/2018
A new augmented reality project is allowing nature lovers to see and find out more about Salmon in the River Tyne at Hexham, Northu...

Get ‘appy with a new Wildlife Trail at Kielder: Living Wild at Kielder transforms Bakethin Nature Reserve area
Thursday 27/09/2018
A beautiful new easy walking route, “The Wild Walk”, has been created at Bakethin Nature Reserve at Kielder Water & Forest Park for...

Step forward to become a Coast Path Warden
Tuesday 25/09/2018
Walkers on the Northumberland coast are being asked to become voluntary wardens to help maintain their favourite sections of the Northumberland Coa...

Dramatic new perch for lucky Kielder birds Final lift-off for ‘‘Plashetts Rising’’!
Friday 21/09/2018
Kielder Water & Forest Park has finally been able to launch its most unusual artwork to date. As part of the Heritage Lottery funded &l...

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