1. Do the circular walk from Craster to Dunstanburgh Castle
Enjoy some fish soup and crab sandwiches within the Jolly Fisherman at the top of the walk and refill on freshly smoked kippers from Robson’s Smokery before going home.
2. Visit Alnwick Gardens and chateau.
Let the youngsters explore the interactive water gardens, study how common garden plants are often deadly within the poison garden, and walk the wobbly bridges at The Treehouse. The Treehouse may be a truly magical restaurant, but you’ll get to book ahead because it is extremely popular. At Alnwick Castle, you’ll see where Harry Potter was filmed and undertake a spot of broomstick training yourself.
3. There’s a gorgeous walk from Seahouses to Bamburgh along the beach
(at low water, parts of a shipwreck are often seen halfway along). Have lunch at anybody of those Bamburgh eateries, visit the interactive Grace Darling Museum, pop over the road to ascertain the gorgeous little church where this young heroine is buried, then walk back to Seahouses at high water along the beach or dunes there’s an outstanding spot on the rocks at Seahouses, next to the old wartime ammunitions hut, where you’ll have a night beach ‘barbie’. It’s a tremendous place to observe the sun go down while the youngsters do a spot of rock-pooling. Bring your jumpers and a few rugs to stay warm.
4. Take tea at the previous home of Earl Grey
(namesake of the tea), Howick Hall and Gardens. It’s like stepping back in time and maybe a marvelous place for tea and cucumber sandwiches.
5. a visit to Holy Island.
Holy Island is linked to the mainland by a causeway which is merely passable at low water. it’s important to see the timetable before beginning as you don’t want to urge caught out. it’s truly a unique and mystical place to go to. Wander around the village shops, explore Lindisfarne Castle, and just take in those amazing sea views.
6. Cycle to Ross from Bamburgh.
Enjoy a meander through the country lanes for about four miles. Leave your bikes locked up at Ross and beat the sand dunes (about a half-hour ) to the foremost beautiful deserted beach with amazing views of Holy Island. you’ll also drive to Ross and park your car on the country lane if you are doing not fancy cycling. Once on the beach if you head north for an additional 45 minutes, and therefore the tide is extremely low, you’ll be lucky enough to ascertain a shipwreck.
7. Walk from Beadnell along the beach, dunes, and bays to Newton-by-the-Sea and have lunch within the Ship Inn.
Football Cove, along the route, maybe a real find, but don’t swim there because the currents are strong. It’s very sheltered and maybe an excellent spot for sunbathing or fishing.
8. Flick through thousands of second user books at Barter Books within the old railroad station at Alnwick.
There’s a stunning cafe inside the shop and a few squashy sofas where you’ll browse the books at your leisure. The well-stocked children’s corner is popular. Afterward, catch a movie at the Alnwick Playhouse.
9. Take a dinghy down the River Coquet in Warkworth.
The boats are found just down the road from the Castle (in the summer months only), along with the picnic ground which is accessed from the village center and therefore the church. After a picnic by the river and a few essential retail therapies in Warkworth’s galleries and shops, we propose you head south out of Warkworth to Morwick and treat yourselves to an outsized freshly made ice cream from the Morwick Dairy.
10. Spend the day at our favorite castle – Chillingham Castle near Chatton.
Here you’ll find an eclectic mixture of artifacts starting from invitations from Buckingham Palace, personal letters from Jules Holland, stuffed alligators, old wooden skis used on Everest expeditions, suits of armor, room contraptions, and letters warning you to not steal the silverware or you’ll be struck down by the curse! it’s referred to as the UK’s most haunted castle and is open from April to October.