Things to do
General purpose links:
Northumbria Tourist Board
Alnwick District Council
Northumberland CC
Visit Alnwick
Alnwick Castle

The Masons Arms is an ideal base for exploring the virtually undiscovered county of Northumberland, which boasts one of the most beautiful stretches of English coastline.

The countryside encompasses heather moorland, isolated farmsteads, forests and valleys, and there are castles and battlefields which reflect Northumberland's turbulent past.

Watersport enthusiasts enjoy the nearby facilities of Beadnell Bay and of course Kielder Water. golfers, anglers (river fishers, sea fishing) and walkers will find themselves spoilt for choice. Birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts will appreciate the wide range of resident and migrant birds along the coast or at reserves at Newton, Hauxley and the Farne Islands. Arranged golf tours available also

There are so many things to see and do, such as:

visit Alnwick Castle (the location for Harry Potter's Hogwart's School)
visit the new spectacular Alnwick Garden
relax in Rennington - see Rock and Rennington's web site
explore Hadrian's Wall
drive to Holy Island (which can only be reached at low tide)
visit other nearby castles, museums & country houses & gardens
spend a day in Alnwick (recently voted "Britain's best place to live")
visit one of our farmers markets or weekly local markets
play golf in any one of 10 courses within a 15 mile radius. Golf passports for North Northumberland are available from the local Alnwick tourist office (01665 510665) or Berwick TIC (01289 330733)
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Alnwick is an attractive medieval market town famous for its impressive castle which stands majestically by the river Aln. The town, with its ancient town-wall gates and cobbled streets has many buildings of architectural interest. Visitors to the area appreciate the "olde worlde" charm and the traditional character of Alnwick with its reputation for hospitality.
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