Life needs more holidays What will you switch off?
Life needs more holidaysWhat will you switch off?

Tell Your Parents Where To Go! Northumberland

Museums

 

Woodhorn Museum

800 years of history with fantastic events and exhibitions at award winning museum.

Northumberland Musem & Archives, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, NE63 9YF.

Tel: 01670 624455

www.experiencewoodhorn.com

Opening times: Wed - Sun (plus Mon & Tues during school holidays)

April - September: 10am - 5pm

October - March: 10am - 4pm

 

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

International centre for contemporary art. Offers a constantly changing programme of exhibitions & events.

Opened in 2002 in a converted flour mill on the South bank of the River Tyne. It was the 2001 venue for The Turner Prize.

Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3BA.

Tel: 0191 4781810

www.balticmill.com

Open Daily: 10am - 6pm (except Tuesdays 10.30am - 6pm)

 

Walks

www.walkinginnorthumberland.co.uk May 22nd 10/1pm

NSPCC Walk 01665 577630 Ratcheugh Crag and Observatory.Dogs.Children ok.

www.cheviotwalks.co.uk

www.shepherdswalks.co.uk Each Friday 1st Jul/5th Aug 01670620306 along Northumberland Coastal Path: Cresswell Walkworth/Walkworth Craster/Craster Seahouses/Seahouses Belford/Belford .......etc

 

Golf

Alnmouth Golf Club 01665 830231 overlooks the splendours of both Foxton & Alnmouth Bay. Alnmouth Village Golf Course is England's oldest 9 hole course.

Bamburgh is 20 minutes away and hilly but with stunning views.

Embleton is 15 minutes away with fabulous views of Dunstunburgh Castle and rest of coast and will take dogs. 

Goswick is also a well known course up the coast.

 

Life drawing classes are available at Barter Books.

 

There is a secret beach through the farm at Longhoughton where you put a donation in the wall slot for the church. You can drive right to the beach with chairs picnics and rugs. Stay as long as you like

 

Alnmouth Arts Festival 

Alnmouth Volcano Festival 

Alnmouth Raft Race 

Alnwick Music Festival first week Aug 

Alnmouth Family Fun Day last Sat in July 

Felton Gallery 45

Regular Art courses 01670 783424

Blagdon Hall open garden  NE13

Mindrum House open garden TD12

Whitton Grange open garden  NE65

Lilburn Tower open garden NE66

 

2010 raft race entry

What to do?

Concerts at Leeds Arena, visit relatives, enjoy the Leeds Indie Food Festival, exhibitions at the Henry Moore Gallery, golf the wonderful courses of Alwoodley and Moortown, shop to your heart's content or search the visit Leeds or www.treasuretrails.com websites. National Picnic Week

15/24 June 2018.

For all rentals please contact 

may.rhodes@hotmail.com

07474449190 or Linda Burrows

07801651783 at pinkceb@aol.com. Dunstarn Cottage is also available through Air B and B.

 

Our inaugural outdoor picnic theatre event  Pride and Prejudice was held in 2017 at Dunstarn Farm Adel Leeds 16 by Chapterhouse Theatre Co. 250 guests attended. This year they will be performing Robin Hood on 8th July 2018. Go to www.seetickets.com or 07487 310014

 

Last updated 24th Apr 2018

Web photos courtesy Linda Burrows

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