33 fun things to do in Northumberland

Northumberland is the perfect place for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city – being the most sparsely populated county in England, there’s plenty of space for yourself, and a land of adventures and beauty waiting to be had!

History fans will have a field day in Northumberland, with a range of historical sites to visit, from castles atop dramatic coastlines to Roman forts that will take you back in time.

There’s a plethora of things to do to get you connected with nature – head to Northumberland national park and visit the The Kielder Observatory, admiring one of Europe’s finest starry skies that will truly capture you imagination.

If you’re looking to expend some energy, then why not take up a new hobby with surfing or scuba diving lessons, or tackle one of the finest mountain biking routes in England, the Standstone Way.