The area

Chesters Bridge is an excellent base for exploring the area. Northumberland is an amazing County with a fascinating history, absolutely glorious beaches,  and the darkest skies in England right on our doorstep.  Here are some links of what the area has to offer:

  1. Northumberland National park:
    https://www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk/
  2. National Landscape Discovery Centre… The Sill:
    https://www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk/places-to-visit/hadrians-wall/the-sill/
  3. Dark skies and Kielder Observatory:
    https://www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk/things-to-do/discover-dark-skies/
    https://www.kielderobservatory.org/
  4. Hexham:
    http://www.visithexham.net/top-attractions.htm
  5. History and castles:
    http://www.visitnorthumberland.com/history-heritage/castles
    http://www.visitnorthumberland.com
  6. Coastline
    http://www.visitnorthumberland.com/coast/beaches
  7. Newcastle upon Tyne
    https://www.newcastlegateshead.com/
    If you want the buzz of city life, Newcastle upon Tyne is a scenic 35 minutes drive or take the train from Hexham station which is 6 miles.
  8. Nearby Places to Eat:
    The Crown at Humshaugh, is about 15 minutes walk.
    The George Hotel is only 4 minutes walk
    Walwick Hall Hotel which has just opened is just a mile away and is lovely for a special meal.