Local Attractions and Places to Visit
When you book a holiday at Haggerston Castle Holiday Park you are only a few minutes away from the wonderful sights and scenery that Northumberland has to offer. From the gorgeous coastline and Holy Island to the historic town of Berwick. There is something for everyone. If you are a fan of history why not take a trip to one of the local castles including Alnwick where the Harry Potter movies were filmed. Take a look at some of the great things to do with our guide.
nique, wonderful spaces: the Grand Cascade with its water jets displaying a superb choreography every 30 minutes, the Rose Garden with more than 300 shrub roses.
Visit Alnwick Castle for a day out to fire the imagination. Discover sumptuous State Rooms, the medieval Knight's Quest arena, dragons and magic. Film fans will recognise it as Hogwarts from the Harry Potter films and also from Downton Abbey.
Experience the sights, stories and atmosphere of over two thousand years of history. Visit the stone walls that has witnessed dark tales of royal rebellion, battles, spellbinding legends, and maybe even a few ghostly going ons in this iconic building. Bamburgh Castle is only 13.3 miles away from Haggerston Castle.
Beamish, The Living Museum of the North
Beamish is a world famous museum telling the story of the people of North East England during the Georgian, Victorian, and Edwardian periods.
The remains of a medieval castle crucial to Anglo-Scottish warfare, superseded by the most complete and breathtakingly impressive bastioned town defences in England, mainly Elizabethan but updated in the 17th and 18th centuries. Surrounding the whole historic town, their entire circuit can be walked.
Chain Bridge Honey Farm
The Chain Bridge Honey Farm visitor centre was established in the early 1990s to allow the public to discover first hand the extraordinary tale of bees and honey.
Chillingham Castle is a medieval castle in the village of Chillingham in the northern part of Northumberland, England. It was the seat of the Grey family and their descendants the Earls of Tankerville from the 13th century until the 1980s.
Home to the UK's only giant pandas and koalas, as well as more than 1000 other amazing animals. Edinburgh Zoo offers an amazing day out for all the family!
A short boat trip away lies this picturesque isle, perfect for spotting puffins and other seabirds who live there.
Heatherslaw Light Railway
A 15” gauge steam railway running from Heatherslaw, 6.4km to Etal Village - a return journey of 50 minutes.
Lindisfarne Castle is a 16th-century castle located on Holy Island, near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England, much altered by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1901. The island is accessible from the mainland at low tide by means of a causeway.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England. It is also known just as Holy Island. It constitutes the civil parish of Holy Island in Northumberland. Holy Island has a recorded history from the sixth century.
Metro Centre Gateshead
Intu Metrocentre is the biggest and best shopping and leisure centre in the UK and Europe.
Paxton House was built in 1758 to the design of John and James Adam. Today it boasts many fantastic attractions for a great day out.
An oasis of creativity for all to enjoy. A wide range of art and craft activities to try. A welcoming cafe/restaurant serving delicious freshly prepared meals and snacks all day. A large children's play area. Friendly staff on hand to help make sure your day is the best it can be. Country shop selling locally produced foods and gifts. Country walks, quad bike trekking and fishing. Wigwam, tipi and yurt accommodation.
Seahouses is a large village on the North Northumberland coast in England. It has a working fishing port, which also serves the tourist trade, being the embarkation point for visits to the Farne Islands. From shops in the town and booths along the harbour, several boat companies operate tours around the islands.
Spittal is a real family friendly beach with sand for sandcastles, a beautiful promenade to stroll, an excellent play-park and an exciting new splash-park. Open access to the beach and play park all year. The splash park will operate whenever possible.
Swan Centre For Leisure
Swan Centre For Leisure Features a 25m swimming pool which include inflatables, waves and flume sessions plus lessons, lane swimming, age zoned sessions and more besides. Friendly, warm and great exercise.
The Eyemouth Maritime Centre
The Eyemouth Maritime Centre In keeping with the external vision of an 18th century frigate, the theme continues inside to create an atmospheric replica gun deck and living quarters of the period, complete with sound effects.
The Maltings Theatre
The Maltings Theatre & Cinema is the premier performing and media arts venue for north Northumberland and the Scottish Borders.