7 days in Northumberland Itinerary

7 days in Northumberland Itinerary

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7 days in Northumberland Itinerary

Start: London
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 5 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
End: London


Haltwhistle ©
Haltwhistle is a small town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, 10mi east of Brampton, near Hadrian's Wall. On the 26th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda, contemplate the long history of Housesteads Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Days.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Haltwhistle travel itinerary creator.

London to Haltwhistle is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In September, Haltwhistle is a bit cooler than London - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Haltwhistle

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

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Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days
Vindolanda ©


Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get in touch with nature at Ross Back Sands Beach and The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alnwick Castle and The Alnwick Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Holy Island (Lindisfarne Priory & Lindisfarne Castle) and St Aiden Beach (in Bamburgh). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Warkworth Beach, admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, look for gifts at Barter Books, and explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Alnwick travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Haltwhistle to Alnwick takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Holy Island, Cragside House and Gardens, Warkworth Beach, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle