Belford attractions

Belford attractions

Belford NorthumberlandBelford is in Northumberland, a county that borders Cumbria to the west, County Durham to the south, Tyne and Wear to the southeast, the Scottish Borders to the north and has nearly 80 miles of North Sea coastline. It is an area of uncrowded golden sandy beaches, stunning countryside set amongst two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the rugged Northumberland National Park. There are more castles in Northumberland than anywhere else in England and the Holy Island of Lindisfarne is the birthplace of English Christianity.

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Attractions Bamburgh Castle, Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7D. Standing on a rocky outcrop overlooking miles of beautiful sandy beach, Bamburgh Castle dominates the Northumbrian landscape. A magnificent castle completely restored in 1900, it houses collections of china, porcelain, furniture, paintings , arms and armour. Tel: 01668 214 515. www.bamburghcastle.com. About 5 miles east of Belford.

Bamburgh Castle

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Attractions Farne Islands. The Farne Islands lie two to three miles off the Northumberland coast midway between the fishing village of Seahouses and the magnificent Castle of Bamburgh. As well as being the most famous Sea Bird Sanctuary in the British Isles they also have a large colony of Atlantic or Grey Seals. Join us on one of our many year-round trips and explore this most wonderous of British archipelagoes on one of our fleet of seagoing motor vessels. (All our passenger carrying boats are skippered and equipped to meet the exacting licensing standards of the 'Marine Safety Agency'.) Tel: 01665 720 308. www.farne-islands.com. About 10 miles east of Belford.

Farne Islands

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Attractions St. Cuthbert's Cave is a dramatic sandstone cave formed under an overhang of rocks. It is here that St. Cuthbert's body is said to have been taken by the monks of Lindisfarne Priory in 875, during their flight from the vikings. The cave is in St. Cuthbert's Cave Wood, a National Trust Property. About 3 miles west of Belford.

St. Cuthbert's Cave

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Other Attractions - Durham Attractions Cumbria Attractions Borders Attractions. Also see Belford Belford travel. Also Alnwick hotels Beadnell hotels & Alnmouth hotels.

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