Northumberland and North East – Places to visit, things to do, attractions, activities and days out
Daysoutinfo.co.uk aims to provide you with the greatest choice of things to do and places to visit in Northumberland and the North East, including Alnwick, Beamish, Darlington, Durham, Hartlepool, Hexham and Newcastle. Explore indoor or outdoor attractions, activities, events, shopping, heritage or family fun.
Below you will find a choice of things to do during your time in Northumberland and the North East including visitor attractions, art galleries, castle, historic houses, museums, shops, railways, riding centres and activity centres, . You can even download your chosen leaflet by following the links below.
Alnwick Castle 2013
Welcome to Alnwick Castle, one of the largest inhabited castles in England, and proudly known as “The Windsor of the North.” Built as a medieval fortress, today it is home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland and their family.
Fill your day at the ... more details
Birkheads Secret Garden 2012
Sunniside, Newcastle upon Tyne
Birkheads was created from a field by the present owners Christine & Mike Liddle, professional garden designers. Christine is the obsessive plantswoman and Mike whose main interests are, photography & food, runs the coff... more details
Chillingham Castle 2013
This 12th century stronghold, just twenty minutes from the seaside and the home of Sir Humphry Wakefield and his family, became 'base-camp' for the 1298 conquering attack on William Wallace by “Hammer of the Scots”, King Edward 1st. Wallace had raided the previous year, burning the ... more details
Eggleston Hall Gardens 2012
Eggleston, Barnard Castle
The four and a half acres of gardens are a Pandora's box of surprises, winding paths, borders, a stream, organic vegetables, walls, fell views. It is without doubt a magical place, dearly loved by custodians and customers alike. Perhaps the Jewel in the crown of this secret garden is... more details
Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum
The gardens are our pride and joy and are deliberately aimed at garden lovers.
Our extensive grounds (in total 90 acres) offer the chance to wander in beautiful, tranquil, natural surroundings and observe a wide variety of pl... more details
GARDENS & ARBORETUM
NURSERY & PLANT CENTRE
ENROUTE COFFEE SHOP
A Plantsman Horticulturist and Garden designers Garden & Nursery, set in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside. more details
National Trust Cragside 2012
Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland
Discover the world of Lord Armstrong – Victorian inventor, innovator and landscape genius. Cragside house was a wonder of its age. Built on a rocky crag, it is crammed full of ingenious gadgets and was the first house in the world to be lit by hydro-electricity. The gardens are incre... more details
National Trust Gibside 2012
Rowlands Gill, Derwent Valley, Gateshead
Discover magnificence and grandeur in George Bowes’ creation at Gibside. Two hundred years ago, old and new ideas met here, combining straight, formal vistas such as the Long Walk, with more irregular and meandering paths and streams that epitomise the eighteenth century English land... more details
National Trust North East 2012
North East England
The North East of England is a great place. With an intriguing history, beautiful stretches of coastline and countryside, it’s also home to all kinds of weird and wonderful wildlife.
This Great Days Out guide will help you to make the most of your visit. So whether you want adventur... more details
National Trust Ormesby Hall 2012
Ormesby, Near Middlesbrough
Home of the Pennyman family for nearly 400 years, this Georgian mansion, Victorian kitchen and laundry, gardens and estate walks provide lively resources for local schools, community groups and is a unique venue for weddings.
Weekend visitors can exper... more details
National Trust Wallington Hall & Gardens 2012
A place to enchant and delight…
Take a journey through this family home. Explore the history of Northumberland portrayed by the famous Bell Scott paintings in the Pre Raphaelite Central Hall. Discover the dolls’ houses, gaze at the Cabi... more details
Raby Castle 2013
Staindrop, near Barnard Castle, County Durham
One of the largest and most impressive of English medieval castles, Raby Castle, in County Durham, Northumbria, provides a wonderful day out for all the family.
Wonder at its towers, turrets, embattled walls, interiors and artworks from the Medieval, Re... more details