Events and guided walks at The Sill

Events and guided walks at The Sill

Overview

Welcome to Northumberland National Park!

This summer we are looking back to the start of National Parks and also looking forward to all the great green action that can be done to keep our National Park so special.

Find out more: https://www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk/whats-on/#results

April- September 2019

Hostels nearby

Events and guided walks at The Sill

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Map references

Lat/Lng: 54.996081, -2.388306

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Art gallery

Allendale Forge Studios

A co-operative group of volunteers, producers, artists and makers promoting small businesses and the beautiful North Pennines landscape through the Allendale Forge Studios Art and Craft Centre. Vis

Ashgill Force

Ashgill Force

The highest waterfall in the area, the gill falls a spectacular 50ft into a pool in the wooded valley below.

climbing

Climbing in Bellingham

Callerhues crag is popular. It’s a very bold sort of crag - but one worth tackling! Routes tend to be hard, but short.

Country cycling

Cycling in Alston

The hostel is a popular stop off for the Sea to Sea bike ride. The secure bike shed and drying room offer all the facilities a cyclist needs. However we do not have bikes to rent out.

cycling

Cycling in Bellingham

YHA Bellingham is a natural stop-off point on the challenging Rievers Route. There are plenty of on and off road trails in the beautiful National Park.

Walking and Rambling

Walking and Rambling in Alston

The Pennine Way passes through some of the most beautiful and remote countryside England has to offer. This section boasts the highest waterfall in England.

South Tynedale Railway

South Tynedale Railway

A new narrow gauge railway from Cumbria into Northumberland.  There's also a shop, café & Hub transport museum. Visit the Railway website

Derwent Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir

The Derwent Valley, one of the Durham Dales, is sometimes overlooked.  Visit the man-made lake - lovely for sailing and fishing. Visit the Northumbrian Water web page

Talkin Tarn Country Park

Talkin Tarn Country Park

An ideal place for water sports or a quiet stroll through the mature woodlands.  Fishing and bike hire available. See details on the Visit Cumbria website

Killhope Mine

Killhope

Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum, is a fully restored nineteenth century lead mine, where you can experience for yourself the life and work of the lead mining families of the Pen

mining

Nenthead Mines Heritage Centre

See the mineral mining past of the North Pennines, with underground tours and interactive waterpower demonstrations.  See samples in the nearby museum and tea-room. Visit the Mine website for

Kielder Water

Kielder Water

Home to the biggest man-made lake in northern Europe and the biggest working forest in England, covering 250 square miles.

Vindolanda

Vindolanda

This Roman fort is just south of Hadrian's Wall and is great for learning more about the local history.