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Family holidays in Northumberland

Can’t wait to get away from it all? This region is full of history and raw beauty just waiting to be explored. There are many temptations on offer, from the rugged coastline and quiet beaches to capital culture and castles. In every direction, it’s uncrowded and unbelievably beautiful.

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Alnwick Castle

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Other

LOCATION:Alnwick Castle,
Alnwick,
Northumberland,
NE66 1NQ

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Discover Alnwick Castle, one of the largest inhabited castles in Europe - home to the Duke of Northumberland's family, the Percys, through over 700 years of drama, intrigue, tragedy and romance. Harry Potter was even filmed here. Only assistance dogs are permitted in the castle and grounds.

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Bamburgh Castle

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Museum & Attraction Events

LOCATION:Bamburgh Castle,
Bamburgh,
Northumberland,
NE69 7DF

OPEN DATES:Year round

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Berwick Upon Tweed Barracks & Main Guard

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Museum

LOCATION:The Parade,
Berwick Upon Tweed,
Northumberland,
TD15 1DF

OPEN DATES:30 March-4 November

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prices

Adult:£4.90

Child:£2.90

Family:£12.70

Built in the early 18th century to the design of the distinguished architect Nicholas Hawksmoor, the Barracks was among the first in England to be purpose built. The 'By Beat of Drum' exhibition gives you an insight into the life of the British infantryman from the Civil War to the First World War. A stone's throw away from the Scottish borders and located in a Georgian market town it also boasts a range of other temporary and permanent exhibitions to explore: The King's Own Scottish Borderers museum, the Berwick Gymnasium Art Gallery and the Berwick Borough museum. Children under 5 go free Family ticket based on 2 adults 3 children

30th March - 30th September: Open daily 10am - 6pm 1st October - 4th November: Wednesday - Sunday 10am-4pm

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Chain Bridge Honey Farm

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Wildlife Centre

LOCATION:Chain Bridge Honey Farm,
Horncliffe,
Berwick-upon-Tweed,
Northumberland,
TD15 2XT

OPEN DATES:Year round

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Beekeeping exhibit & display of vintage machinery. The bees at Chain Bridge Honey Farm can produce up to 50 tonnes of honey in a good season. (ie good weather)The bees begin their honey-making year in fields of oil seed rape. Besides this crop the bees can forage on hawthorn, willowherb borage and phacelia.This mixed flower honey is bottled and named Tweedside honey after its geographical collection area. It is generally light in colour and deliciously sweet in flavour. Towards the end of July, the beekeepers load the hives on to specially designed four- and six-wheel drive vehicles to be transported to the heather moors. August brings the Heather flowers into bloom and with it our delicious Heather Honey! Admission to the visitors centre is free

  Summer (Easter to October) – 7 days 10am to 5pm Winter (November to Easter) – Weekdays 10am to 5pm Summer (Easter to October) – 7 days 10am to 5pm Winter (November to Easter) – Weekdays 10am to 5pmummer (Easter to October) – 7 days 10am to 5pmWinter (November to Easter) – Weekdays 10am to 5pm

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Chillingham Castle

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Museum & Attraction Events

LOCATION:Chillingham Castle,
Chillingham,
Alnwick,
Northumberland,
NE66 5NJ

OPEN DATES:30 March-28 October

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prices

Adult:£9.50

Child:£5.50

Family:£23.00

A medieval castle continuously owned by the family of the Earls Grey and their relations since the 12th century Open to Castle Day Visitors Every Day 12.00 noon - 5.00pm. Last entry 4.00pm. From 30th March 2018 - 28th October 2018 Dogs are not allowed in the castle or grounds with the exception of Guide and Assistance Dogs. Children under 5 go free Family tickets based on 2 adults and up to 3 children Free parking 

  Open to Castle Day Visitors Every Day 12.00 noon – 5.00pm. Last entry 4.00pm. From 30th March 2018 – 28th October 2018 Open to Castle Day VisitorsEvery Day 12.00 noon – 5.00pm. Last entry 4.00pm.  

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