Northumberland History Pages

Northumberland History

The Northumberland History pages cover the county of Northumberland, England’s northernmost county, noted for its numerous castles, border history and the setting for much of Hadrian’s Wall. The county’s stunning coastline plays host to unspoilt beaches, beautiful castles and islands rich in both natural and Christian heritage.

Northumberland History Pages

The Lion Bridge and Alnwick Castle

Alnwick and the Aln

Looking towards the Ad Gefrin site from the roadside

Wooler to Wark on Tweed

Chillingham Castle

River Breamish to Chillingham

Thatched cottage, Etal village

Ford, Etal and Norham

Flodden Field, battle monument

Flodden Field : Battle site

Old Bridge, Berwick.

Berwick upon Tweed

Lindisfarne Priory


Bamburgh Castle


Inner Farne

Farne Islands

Dunstanburgh Castle from Embleton

Alnmouth to Dunstanburgh

Warkworth Castle

Warkworth, Amble, Druridge Bay

'The Couple', Newbiggin

Ashington, Newbiggin, Lynemouth

Spirit of the Staithes, Blyth.

Blyth and Bedlingtonshire

Seaton Sluice, Delaval, Cramlington

Morpeth Clock Tower.

Morpeth and Mitford

Wallington Hall.

Wallington, Belsay, Kirkharle

Rothbury and its church.

Rothbury and the Coquet

Hexham Abbey


Low Hall, Corbridge.

Corbridge and the Tyne Valley

Kielder Water


North Tyne at Bellingham

North Tynedale

Otterburn Castle, Redesdale


Haydon Bridge

South Tynedale

West Allendale



Blanchland and Derwentdale

Milecastle 39 Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian’s Wall

Sycamore Gap

Hadrian’s Wall Country

Tyneside places historically in Northumberland:







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