Other activities in the area

Visit the Northumberland National Park and walk up Hedgehope Hill or Cheviot.

Adventure Northumberland, based in Alnwick, organise rock climbing, kayaking, coasteering, abseiling, surfing (tel 01665 602 925.)

Take the steam railway to Etal Castle & visit the working watermill at Heatherslaw

FishingGo fishing with Bob Smith, 01670 514086/ 07984 810791  www.bobsmithflyfishing.co.uk who worked at Hardys, Alnwick for many years.  He is a very knowledgeable fishing guide and instructor for both adults and children and can take you to the fishery at Chatton or to rivers and lakes nearby.

Sailing Beadnell, Low Newton & Alnmouth

Visit beautiful Cragside, the first house powered by hydroelectricity in England.  Drive over the moors from Alnwick.

Go riding with  Kimmerston Riding Centre – www.kimmerston.com – They can take you riding in the Cheviot hills or along the Northumberland beaches.

Take a boat trip out to the Farne Islands from Seahouses to see 100,000s of nesting birds from puffins to eider ducks.