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perfect  weekends in Northumberland 

 How would you spend 48hrs in Northumberland?

From indulgent recharging by means of a hearty Sunday lunch, to adrenaline inducing exhaustion by coasteering off a cliff, our Northumberland storytellers have prepared their perfect weekend itineraries to inspire you to get out and about in Northumberland.

A big weekend in Kielder...

The Forestry Commission's recreation manager Alex MacLennen doesn't need to venture far from his outdoor office at Kielder to enjoy a weekend in the great outdoors.

Alex MacLennen

Watch Kielder trails story

Country, coast and plenty of good food!...

Gin pioneer and founder of The Moorland Spirit Company Walter Riddell would enjoy the perfect blend of land and sea for 48hrs of relaxed downtime.

Walter Riddell

Watch Hepple Gin story

An adventurous and romantic retreat for two...

CEO of Blyth Tall Ship and serial adventurer Clive Grey would spend his perfect weekend in Northumberland in a wetsuit. 

Clive Grey

Watch Tall Ship story

A wildlife spotting extravaganza...

Founder of Clark's Bog community nature reserve in Morpeth, Peter Matthewson, would pack up his camera and binoculars for two days packed with spotting wildlife.

Peter Matthewson

Watch Clark's Bog story