Tourism news from around Northumberland

Here are the news articles and press releases from Northumberland Tourism and partner tourism organisations across the county of Northumberland. You can browse the list below and also click the 'Explore the Map' tab at the top of the page to see where the news is taking place.

Latest News

Arts Council England grant helps sculpt a cultural future for Kielder
Thursday 19/01/2017
A new project to expand the way art and architecture inspires visitors to Northumberland’s Kielder Water & Forest Park has received a maj...

Architects recognise Northumberland Roundhouse Development with prestigious shortlisting
Tuesday 17/01/2017
A dilapidated Brigantium roundhouse site in Northumberland that was transformed into a centre for village activities has been shortlisted for a maj...

Poetry in the air at Sanderson Arcade
Thursday 12/01/2017
Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth is showcasing the work of local artists this month with some inspirational and local themes to start the New Year. ...

LJ Ross shoots into book charts with High Force – the latest in the DCI Ryan thriller series
Thursday 12/01/2017
Bestselling author LJ Ross' latest DCI Ryan thriller High Force has shot into the Amazon book charts, even tho...

New location announced for 2017 North East Chilli Festival
Monday 19/12/2016
Eighties music icons Heaven 17 will be one of the many attractions at a new look North East Chilli Fest next year.  Organisers have co...

Slaley Hall reveals festive gingerbread replica
Friday 16/12/2016
QHotels’ Slaley Hall has unveiled a giant gingerbread replica of the hotel to get guests into the Christmas spirit. The 4ft wide by 2...

Wallington lights up the North East with Britain's most dazzling display of Christmas Trees
Friday 09/12/2016
To mark the start of the National Trust’s seasonal celebrations, Britain’s most spectacular collection of 1,000...

From farm to fork Grass Fed Beef at its very best
Tuesday 06/12/2016
Country house hotels serve up Grass-Fed Hereford beef direct from owner’s farm...

Hadrian's Wall announces new wall-wide Roman cavalry exhibition
Monday 05/12/2016
Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site is to host a major new exhibition in 2017 celebrating the cavalry regiments that once guarded this famous ...

Conservation is key to astro-tourism as county celebrates 3 years of dark skies
Monday 05/12/2016
As Northumberland International Dark Sky Park celebrates its third anniversary on Friday 9 December, evidence shows that astro-tourism is having a ...

Northumberland’s Lindisfarne Festival shortlisted for National Award as Early Bird Tickets for 2017 are released
Friday 25/11/2016
Lindisfarne Festival, which is held at Beal Farm overlooking Holy Island, has been shortlisted for best Grass Roots Festival at the UK Festival Awa...

Northumberland wins Silver for 'Best UK Holiday Destination/County' 2016
Thursday 24/11/2016
NORTHUMBERLAND has been announced as the winner of the Silver award in the Best UK Holiday Destination/County at the prestigious 2016 British Trave...

Puffin catches the judge’s eye to win Photographic Competition
Thursday 24/11/2016
A photo taken by a visitor to the Farne Islands has been chosen as the front cover image for next year’s Northumberland Coast Visitor...

Winners announced for North East England Tourism Awards
Wednesday 23/11/2016
Tourism businesses from across the North East were celebrated last night (Tuesday 22 November) as the winners for the North East England Tourism Aw...

Kielder holiday destination wins top tourism award
Wednesday 23/11/2016
Kielder holiday destination, Kielder Waterside, has been presented with a top regional tourism award by domestic holiday giant Hoseaso...

Triple gold success for Battlesteads at North East Tourism Awards
Wednesday 23/11/2016
Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant in Wark, Northumberland, is celebrating after winning a record three Gold awards at the 2016 North East Tourism...

British Heart Foundation Hadrian's Wall Hike 2017
Friday 18/11/2016
In Sunday 7th May 2017, join hundreds of hikers in the fight against heart disease by taking on the nine mile course across the most challenging se...

Britain at Low Tide
Tuesday 15/11/2016
Every day, on a sandy beach or rocky foreshore, fascinating evidence of our island history appears and disappears as the tide rolls in and rolls ba...

Arcade team gear up for big lights switch on
Monday 14/11/2016
The team at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth are preparing for their biggest event of the year – the centre’s Christmas Lights Switch On whi...

Roads to close  for special parade as regiment granted Freedom of Northumberland
Tuesday 08/11/2016
A local Army regiment will be awarded the Freedom of Northumberland  on Saturday 12 November and roads in the centre of Hexham will be tempora...

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