Morpeth, Northumberland is an Exciting and Beautiful Place to Visit For the Entire Family


Morpeth, Northumberland is well known as a significant ancient market town. It is also the administrative center for the County council.

You will not be able to help but notice the former court house in the town’s center. This building is truly an architectural vision of beauty. Built in the early 1800’s, this court house is now used as an apartment house and fitness center.

There is so much to do in and around Morpeth; you will certainly never be at a loss. From beautiful sand dune beaches, hiking, bicycling and sightseeing, this beautiful town will keep you as busy or as relaxed as you desire. Here you will also find a market each Wednesday, as well as first Saturday of each month.

Alnwick Castle it sure to be a dream adventure for any Harry Potter fan. This magnificent castle is in fact the filming location for this movie. You will find many events happening here including a special day dedicated to meeting the characters who have been made popular by the Harry Potter series. You will also find reenactments of the Napoleonic wars, summer concerts and festivals as well as magic shows. This Castle is rich in history and offers many hands on activities, guided towards and even offers it’s self as a dream wedding location complete with beautiful gardens.

Be sure to visit “Cragside”, Victorian house garden and estate. This absolutely beautiful and wonderfully maintained Tudor style home is known as the world’s first Hydro-electric powered home. It is also home to the largest sand stone garden within all of Europe. You will find many special outings and events here for both children and adults alike.

Morpeth has many lovely holiday accommodations available. You will find private country inns with beautiful gardens, rooms and even self catered apartments to meet your lodging requirements.

Morpeth is a wonderful place to visit for the entire family.