Currently the majority of attractions require guests to pre-book their visit and numbers will be strictly limited. If there is somewhere you wish to visit during your stay check their websites for further details and book early to avoid disappointment.
The Alnwick Garden: Main gardens open, you need to book a time slot online and the treehouse is unfortunately not opening at this time.
Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum: Tearoom, gardens and toilets are now open.
Chillingham Castle: The grounds, castle and gardens are partially open with toilets and they are selling light refreshments or picnic bags. Entry costs reduced to reflect the partial opening.
Cragside NT, Wallington NT and Gibside NT: You need to go online first and book a time slot.
Barter Books– reopen now whoop! New ice-cream parlour and station buffet open.
Bamburgh Castle due to reopen from the 6th July and likely to stay open throughout winter.
English Heritage sites across Northumberland are due to reopen from 4 July 2020. Local ones include Lindisfarne Priory (opening August), the Farne Islands, Warkworth Castle(opening August) Dunstanburgh Castle(now open book tickets in advance) and Belsay Hall(now open book tickets in advance)
Kirkharle Coffee House : Brown’s Larder is open for light refreshments, essentials as well as tray bakes and soups. Also open is Capability Lake which is a 1km walk round with accessible pathways.
Paxton House: Paxton House grounds and gardens will be open from Monday 29th June 2020. The main house, shop, tearoom and toilets will be closed until further notice.
Northumberland Country Zoo – now open, advanced booking essential.
Whitehouse Farm reopen, book tickets in advance online.
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens No news yet about a date for reopening but plans being made.
BEACHES AND COUNTRY PARKS : these are now open but do check first to see if the car parks are. Only park where there is an actual space and please take your rubbish home! Car parks are open at Beadnell, Blyth, Newbiggin, Seaton Sluice but there may not be toilet facilities.
Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre HAUXLEY WILDLIFE DISCOVERY CENTRE AND RESERVE IS DUE TO REOPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON THURSDAY 9TH JULY. WE WILL INITIALLY BE RE-OPENING BY ADVANCED BOOKINGS ONLY AND FROM THURSDAY TO SUNDAY (CLOSED MONDAYS TO WEDNESDAYS).
Vindolanda: You need to book a time slot online. Kielder and Derwentwater Reservoirs.
Hulne Park Alnwick. No dogs or bikes allowed here and adhere to social distancing rules.
Whalton Manor Historic manor, grade II listed dating from the 17th century.
Open for private viewing and prebooked groups.
Bailiffgate Museum Community run museum dedicated to the history of Alnwick and its surrounding area.
Currently closed, but looking to reopen soon.
Check website for updated details
Grace Darling Museum An RNLI museum commemorating the life of a
Victorian heroine. Currently closed, but looking to reopen soon.
Woodhorn Museum Set in the site of an old colliery, the
museum commemorates the lives of miners, whilst including
exhibits about history, art and science. Lots to do for kids.
Unique land sculpture converted from an opencast mine, based near Cramlington.
The country park and landscape sculpture remain open. Visitor centre now open for takeaway service Thurs-Sunday 10am-4pm. Toilets also now open.
Beautiful hill range near Rothbury, presenting a view of the Cheviots and North Sea Coastline. (type in Simonside
Credit to Northumberland Family diaries for this infomation