10 things to do in Northumberland this Spring.

Relax into a short break

10 things to do in Northumberland this Spring.

With half term just around the corner are you scratching your head for things to do?

Check out ten things we think you’ll love this February!

Relax into Oystercatcher Cottage

You won’t be disappointed in a short stay at Oystercatcher Cottage, a cosy cottage stay, head out to explore, during the day and curl up by the fire on an evening. Perfect for a family of four, plus a dog. Want to sneak away from the family and re-cooperate with a few days away, try a mid-week break at St. Cuthbert’s close to the harbour and watch the world go by.

Dance through a snow drop trail

Howick Garden snow drop trail. The annual carpets of snow drops are back! Opening from 10th February 2024. Wander through the woodland and carpets of fresh white blooms, Spring is on its way! These little bell-shaped beauties are the first sign of warmer weather, so hop, skip and jump through the gardens and relish in their glory. Perhaps reward yourself with a slice of cake in the tea room afterwards!

Step back in time at Belsay

Step back in time at Belsay Hall, near Morpeth. Wander the 30 acres of enchanting gardens and take part in immersing yourself in history by joining characters in history transporting yourself back in time!

Warm up with Whisky at AdGefrin

Join in exploring world class Northumberland Museum and English whisky at the new AdGefrin, Wooler. There is something for all the family to enjoy, so whether you’ve grabbed yourself a driver and you’re in it for the warming whisky sensation at the tastings, there for the history or you’d like to enjoy a meal out, take a look at their website and plan your Spring trip.

10,000 years in a day at Bailiffgate Museum

There is no better place for history than Northumberland! Have you tried Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick? Immerse yourself in fascinating stories about Alnwick and the surrounding area. Perfectly set in an old church, you’ll find 10,000 years of history in one visit

Get back to nature at Wallington

Wallington Hall – woodland walks, rolling hills, a historical house and walled gardens. Get back to nature and spot red squirrels, otters and kingfishers, explore the miles of paths on the estate, on two wheels or by stretching your legs for on a stroll through the scenic trails.

Have a party at Alnwick Playhouse

Your youngest family members will love a visit to Alnwick Playhouse this February to join in the Peppa Pig Cinema Party! On 9th – 24th

Immerse yourself in a story at Alnwick Playhouse

Alnwick story fest, celebrating all things literature returns for 2024, taking place in various venues around Alnwick.

Meet Marley the miniature

Meet Marley the miniature at Bamburgh Castle! The small but mighty pony can enjoy you taking him for a walk, giving him a groom and taking home a hoof print keep sake. Select dates available

Get wet at the local

Worried you’ll be scratching your head with things to do if it rains, then get wet anyway and throw yourself into the local leisure centre for a swim or play.