Unique historic castles, churches, fortified farmhouses, beautiful monuments, various museums, art galleries and fun filled theme parks greet visitors in this wonderful place. The entire Northumberland National Park area is known for its spectacular natural beauty apart from its various area attractions. It is perhaps one of the very few places where it is possible to go on great walks without bumping into any other people along. To get there you can always travel by train or coach from either Newcastle or Carlisle. Connecting buses link most parts of the Park with the frequent train services running throughout the year. There is easy access by road from Newcastle, Carlisle and Edinburgh.
Northumberland National Park has picturesque villages which are known for their charm and character. On the River Coquet there is one ancient place called as Holystone with a Holy Well which was once used by early Christians for baptisms. There is one more favorite that is the village of a single street overlooked by the ruins of a castle called as Harbottle, a place popular with visitors is a path which leads up to the massive sandstone boulder, Drake Stone, and a lovely glacial lake. There is also a craft centre, welcoming pub and tea room. The southern end of the park contains the world heritage site of Hadrian’s Wall, which is a stone wall that was built by the Roman Emperor Hadrian in AD122.
Since the area is famous for its attractions, millions of tourists visit the place throughout the year. One can find a wide variety of Northumberland hotels, nearby the area. From budget hotels to luxury hotels, you can find all sorts of accommodation options when it comes to Northumberland hotels.
The landscapes found here are virtually unparalleled anywhere else in the UK. This is so because there are a wide variety of archeological sites that can be found here. This is along with the spectacular natural scenery that visitors can find in the place. The place offers a lot of scope for academic study too. This is one reason why many people visit the park area in the first place.
One can find massive dry stone walls in the Hillforts area in the park. These stone walls are known to date back to around 300 BC. One can find plenty of information on the various attractions of the park by visiting online sources. A simple online search will put you across literally hundreds of online sources which are dedicated to providing information on this world famous park. It is always preferable that you go through these websites before you visit the park. Right from the weather to the places where you can access the Northumberland Park from, to the kind of Northumberland hotels that you can find, the internet is perhaps the best source of information on the area. You can also book your accommodation in Northumberland hotels in advance by visiting many online travel websites.