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Flodden Battlefield

Located in Branxton, Northumberland, North East England, England

Less than a mile away.

A battle fought in 1513 between the English and Scottish armies at Flodden, Northumberland to the north east of the Cheviot Hills. The English army won. Said to be the largest battle ever to have taken place between the...

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Duddo Stone Circle

Located in Duddo, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 4.4 miles away.

A prehistoric stone circle in farmland. Located in Northumberland. Five stones and fine views across to the Cheviot Hills...

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Norham Castle

Located in Norham, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 6.3 miles away.

Located on the north east/south east border of England/Scotland. Situated high above the River Tweed. Built from the twelfth century by the Bishop of Durham Cathedral World Heritage Site to protect the area from the Scot...

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Great Hetha

Located in Westnewton, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 6.4 miles away.

Accessible hill (343 metres) in the Cheviot Hills, north Northumberland National Park. Exceptional panoramic views of this England/Scotland border region, including 'The Cheviot' which is the area's highest peak at 815 m...

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College Valley

Located in Westnewton, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 8.9 miles away.

One of the major valleys in the Cheviot Hills, Northumberland National Park. Parking at the head of the valley and a footpath leading to the 'Pennine Way' and up to the summit of 'The Cheviot'. Named after the College Bu...

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Kelso Abbey

Located in Kelso, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 10.5 miles away.

Built in the twelfth century. Kelso Abbey was a wealthy and powerful abbey in which the Scottish King James III was crowned in 1460. Owing to its location close to the English border, Kelso Abbey was frequently damaged b...

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Cheviot Hills

Located in Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 10.9 miles away.

To the north of Northumberland National Park. The Cheviot Hills border Scotland. Areas of interest include: the National Park Centre in Ingram, College Valley, Breamish valley and Harthope valley. Popular with walkers. A...

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The Barn at Beal in Winter 2010

Located in Beal, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 11.1 miles away.

Visitor Centre, Birds of Prey Centre, coffee shop, restaurant, local produce on way to Holy Island. Exquisite views east across Lindisfarne Causeway and Holy Island Sands to Lindisfarne Priory, Lindisfarne Castle and Lin...

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Lindisfarne Causeway and Holy Island Sands

Located in Holy Island, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 12.4 miles away.

'Do not proceed when water reaches causeway'!. Lindisfarne/Holy Island is a tidal island that gets cut off from mainland Northumberland twice a day...

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Chillingham Castle

Located in Chillingham, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 12.7 miles away.

The 'most haunted castle in Britain'. Chillingham Castle is a short distance from the Scottish border. In 1298, King Edward I stayed at the castle on his way to fight a Scottish army led by William Wallace...

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Lindisfarne Priory

Located in Holy Island, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 14.6 miles away.

The world famous Lindisfarne Gospels produced here around 700AD in honour of St Cuthbert. The Lindisfarne Gospels can be seen today in the British Library, London. First monastery built here in the early 7th century and...

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Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve

Located in Holy Island, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 14.9 miles away.

Important tidal mudflats, sand dunes and saltmarshes in the Northumberland Coast AONB. Internationally recognised wetland region. Comprehensive information in the Natural England link below...

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Mellerstain House

Located in Kelso, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 15.2 miles away.

Built between 1725 and 1778. Mellerstain House is located in the Scottish Borders. Their website invites the visitor to 'come and discover the story of Mellerstain for a day, and enjoy the fabulous paintings, embroidery,...

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Lindisfarne Castle

Located in Holy Island, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 15.2 miles away.

Magnificently located National Trust castle on Holy Island. Views south to Bamburgh Castle and inland to the Cheviot Hills within Northumberland National Park. Small castle which is extremely popular. Within the Northumb...

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Smailholm Tower

Located in Kelso, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 16.0 miles away.

Located on the Scottish Borders. A 'Peel Tower' or one of a number of fortifiactions running along the Borders used as a lookout for approaching armies. On signs of danger, torches would be lit...

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Trows Road End

Located in Alwinton, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 16.4 miles away.

'The start of The Street, an ancient drove road into Scotland'. Within the Otterburn Ranges. Cattle from Scotland were taken down this road to be sold in England...

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Grace Darling Memorial

Located in Bamburgh, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 17.7 miles away.

A Victorian heroine who helped to save the lives of sailors after their ship ran aground in the Farne Islands. Buried in St Aidan's churchyard, Bamburgh. The memorial commemorates Darling's life . Across the road is The...

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Bamburgh St Aidans Church

Located in Bamburgh, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 17.7 miles away.

St Aidan founded a church here in 635 AD. Existing building dates from thirteenth century. Chancel is reputedly the second longest in the country. Reredos in Caen stone. A short walk from Bamburgh Castle. Grace Darling M...

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Bamburgh Castle

Located in Bamburgh, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 18.0 miles away.

Dominates this stretch of the Northumberland coast. First written reference to the castle dating from 547AD. The castle is owned by the Armstrong family. Like Edinburgh Castle to the north, built on a basalt crag. Views...

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Jedburgh Abbey

Located in Jedburgh, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 18.5 miles away.

Located in the Scottish Borders, Jedburgh Abbey was founded in 1138. Jedburgh was a constant target for invading English armies and the Abbey fell into decline after the Scottish Reformation. Visitors can explore the clo...

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