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Things to do and see in Bamburgh

Bamburgh Village not only boasts its own magnificent Castle, miles of white sandy beaches, Grace Darling Museum, St Aidan's Church, golf course, local shops and restaurants. 

It is also ideally situated to visit many of the other spectacular sites of Northumberland a selection of which are listed below:

Local Towns & Villages


Dramatic historic castle where the Harry potter movies were filmed, Large shopping centre and the Alnwick gardens & Tree house.


Small Coastal Village with a lovely beach and water sports.


Quiet Northumbrian Village with Local Shopping.


Large market town with a variety of shops and a train station.


The white wild cattle of Chillingham castle which have been isolated from other cattle for over 700 years.


Small fishing village famous for its Craster Kippers.


The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is a leisurely 30 minute drive away cut off from the main land at high tide.. Known as the cradle of Christianity it attracts a great many visitors to its priory, castle and mead brewery. Don't forget to check the tide times!

Low Newton-by-the-Sea

Small Coastal Village with stunning beaches and open spaces.


Historic Market town with a variety of shops, bagpipe museum and golf course.


A rural village set in the lovely upper Coquet valley, Places to visit include Cragside (National Trust) one-time home of Lord Armstrong.


An interesting harbour offering boat trips to the Farne Islands nature reserve and seabird sanctuary (National Trust). Kippers, fresh seafood and Local Shopping.

Castles & Country Estates

Alnwick Castle, Gardens & Treehouse

Bamburgh Castle

Chillingham Castle & Cattle


The first house to be lit by electricity.

Dunstanburgh Castle

Floors Castle

Howick Hall & Gardens

Lindisfarne Castle



Paxton House

Warkworth Castle

Things to Do

Bamburgh Golf Club

Barter Books

Borders Gliding Club

Chainbridge Honey Farm

Dunstanburgh Golf Club

Heatherslaw Mill & Light Railway

Seahouses Golf Club

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