A range of boat trips are available to see the most famous sea bird sanctuary in the British Isles with a large colony of Grey Seals. Visit the village of Seahouses for fish and chips while you’re in the vicinity.
What makes it special
- Habitat for seals and many species of seabird
Other things to do nearby
Tour the castle and enjoy fascinating stories from the past. Children can step into the world of a medieval knight or pretend to be witches and wizards as they stroll the corridors.
Barter Books is one of the largest second hand bookshops in Britain. Considered a local tourist attraction, Barter Books is a book shop situated in an old train station.
The people and places of north Northumberland are brought to life here in lively, interactive style.
Seahouses is a good access point to the nearby Farne Islands. This small seaside town is a very popular holiday resort.
Explore 14 public areas, learn more about the castle and watch history being uncovered during archaeological excavations. Sample Northumberland produce from the tea rooms. Visit the castle's
Get back to nature and stride out on foot to explore the beauty of this part of the country.
Get out and about on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape.
Jump on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape on two wheels. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just fancy a ride, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Dive head first into water fun and action and you'll find yourself taking to the water like a pro! Take the plunge and enjoy some fun on (or in) the water!
Enjoy military history? This interesting attraction has loads of information and exhibits about how British soldiers were treated. A great place for a rainy day.
Spot the scenes where L.S. Lowry painted his matchstick men. The famous painter visited Berwick many times and this picturesque trail is a fantastic way to explore the town.
Have a traditional day behind the seaside and enjoy this sandy beach with your family. Make sandcastles, watch the wildlife, or have a play in the fun splash-park area.
Lindisfarne is famous both for its medieval religious heritage and its picturesque 16th century castle.
Lindisfarne Priory sits offshore on Holy Island and is reached by causeway at low tide. The peaceful atmosphere makes a visit well worth the effort.
A range of boat trips including the special grey seal cruise, Holy Island cruise and various bird-watching trips.
Berwick has been sacked or captured 13 times; these epic walls were built to keep out the invading Scots. Spend a day walking along them and get a great view across the town and stunning estuary.