South East Northumberland combines stunning coastal scenary with a proud sense of industrial heritage.

Ashington is one of the largest towns in Northumberland and at one point it was known as the largest mining village in the world. Ashington offers a good range of shops and its market day is Tuesday.

Blyth beach huts

The vibrant Blyth beach huts

Blyth is a bustling port town with a rich history and a keen sense of its own identity. Here you will find the popular South Beach, a beautiful stretch of golden sand, home to the only beach huts in Norhtumberland.

Morpeth is the place to visit if you want stylish shopping and a rich history to explore the historic county town of Northumberland. With a unique combination of history, heritage and beauty, this bustling market town is the ideal base to explore what the county of Northumberland has to offer.

Northumberlandia at Blagdon

The world's largest human form landscape sculpture

Nearby is the amazing Northumberlandia, a giant man-made human form. Woodhorn Museum and Northumberland Archives is home to the paintings by the Ashington Group, brought to life in the 'Pitman Painters' play and Broadway Show.

Seaton Delaval Hall is a magnificent Baroque house rencently saved for the nation by the National Trust. Wallington Hall & Gardens and Belsay Hall provide fascinating glimpses of our past.

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    Morpeth Tourist Information Centre

    The Chantry
    Bridge Street
    NE61 1PD

    +44 01670 623455

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