Northumberland National Park
Covering more than 1,050 square kilometres, Northumberland National Park provides some of the most stunning scenery in the UK. Stretching across the Scottish Border are the Cheviot Hills, whilst Hadrian’s Wall is situated in the south of the Park.
There is so much history in Northumberland National Park, with visible remnants scattered throughout the area. Visit, the Brocolitia Roman Temple, an ancient temple dedicated to a god beloved by Roman soldiers. Or trek along Hadrian’s Wall – an ancient Roman wall and former defensive fortification. Stretching 73 miles from coast to coast, Hadrian’s Wall is home to Roman ruins and artefacts and a great destination for walking tours. There are various family friendly walks along some of the most scenic sections of the Wall. The terrain features tracks, footpaths and rugged moorland.
Northumberland National Park is a natural playground for outdoor enthusiasts, from long walks, to rock climbing and mountain biking, there are lots of activities available for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Head out on a walk among the Cheviot or Simonside Hills, explore the valleys of clear rivers including the North Tyne, Rede, Coquet and Beamish or set out on the famous Hadrian’s Wall Path and simply admire the picturesque countryside.