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Sycamore Gap

Located in Bardon Mill, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 1.9 miles away.

A very famous attraction on Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site. Used in the Hollywood film 'Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves'. Short walk from 'Steel Rig' and close to Vindolanda...

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Vindolanda

Located in Bardon Mill, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 1.9 miles away.

One of the most famous Roman forts on Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site and within the United Kingdom. On the border of Northumberland National Park. Extensive excavations across large site. Reconstructions, excellent m...

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Steel Rigg and Crag Lough

Located in Bardon Mill, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 2.2 miles away.

Particularly beautiful and famous stretch on Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site. Many 'must-see' sites in the vicinity including Housesteads Roman Fort, Vindolanda and Chesterholm Museum and Sycamore Gap. Local car parks...

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Hexham Abbey

Located in Hexham, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 9.5 miles away.

Dating predominantly from the eleventh and twelfth centuries. There has been a church on the site of Hexham Abbey since around 670AD when Etheldreda, Queen of Northumbria, made a grant of lands to Wilfrid, Bishop of York...

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Kielder Water and Forest Park

Located in Kielder, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 14.7 miles away.

The largest man-made lake in the UK. Surrounded by the largest man-made forest in Europe, Kielder Forest. In Kielder Water and Forest Park, Northumberland. Said to be the 'most tranquil spot' in the UK by Campaign to Pro...

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Winter's Gibbet

Located in Elsdon, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 17.3 miles away.

A wooden head hanging from a gibbet. In Northumberland National Park. Recalling the hanging of a man and two women in the later eighteenth century for murder. The man's body was left to rot here...

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Prudhoe Castle (copyright verityjohnson)

Located in Prudhoe, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 19.0 miles away.

Located in the south of Northumberland. Norman castle. For much of its history the castle was owned by the Percy family. Managed by English Heritage...

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Belsay Castle

Located in Belsay, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 19.3 miles away.

Fourteenth century castle. Attached house added in the early seventeenth century. Managed by English Heritage...

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Woodhouses Bastle

Located in Hepple, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 22.4 miles away.

A 'bastle' or defensible farmhouse located on the east border of Northumberland National Park. 'Bastles (defensible farmhouses) were built in response to the warring conditions which existed in the Borders during the 16t...

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Otterburn Ranges

Located in Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 22.6 miles away.

MOD training area with 'some of the most breathtaking views of the Northumberland National Park'. Second largest firing range in country (behind Salisbury Plain) and in use since 1911. Areas of open access and controlled...

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Simonside Hills

Located in Rothbury, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 23.6 miles away.

Popular hiking destination in Northumberland. Within Northumberland National Park. Highest point at Tosson Hill, 440 metres above sea level. In Northumbrian folklore, malicious dwarves called duergar are said to attack w...

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Harbottle Castle

Located in Harbottle, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 24.0 miles away.

Ruined castle on the edge of Northumberland National Park dating from the twelfth century. Fell into disrepair after the age of the 'Border Reivers', bands of thieves who murdered and thieved in this area (see also Tosso...

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Hermitage Castle

Located in Hermitage, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 24.5 miles away.

There's a legend that one of its early owners was boiled to death in molten lead by his tenants. Built in the thirteenth century. Located in the Scottish Borders. The castle became obsolete after the Union of the Crowns...

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Tosson Tower

Located in Great Tosson, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 24.7 miles away.

Ruins of fortified 'Peel Tower' used for protection against invading Scots and and bands of thieves called Border Reivers. By Simonside Hills and River Coquet with Rothbury just down the road...

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River Coquet

Located in Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 24.9 miles away.

Rises in the Cheviot Hills and flows east into the North Sea by Warkworth and Amble. Attractions and locations around its course include the Otterburn Ranges, the Simonside Hills, Rothbury, Cragside House and Gardens, Br...

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Cup and Ring Marks, Simonside Hills

Located in Rothbury, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 24.9 miles away.

Prehistoric art form in the rocks of the Simonside Hills. 'This cup and ring marked rock is protected as a monument of national importance under the Ancient Monument Acts 1913 - 1953'. See Wikipedia entry, website link b...

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Carlisle Cathedral

Located in Carlisle, Cumbria, North West England, England

Approximately 25.5 miles away.

Originally an Augustine monastery. Built during the twelfth century. Carlisle Cathedral is made from red sandstone. During the 1745 Jacobite uprising, Carlisle was seized by the invading Jacobites and when re-taken by th...

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Carlisle Castle

Located in Carlisle, Cumbria, North West England, England

Approximately 25.5 miles away.

Begun by William II of England in the late eleventh century on site of Roman fort. Mary, Queen of Scots imprisoned here in 1568. Beseiged in the English Civil War. Saw conflict in the 1745 Jacobite rising. Managed by Eng...

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Trows Road End

Located in Alwinton, Northumberland, North East England, England

Approximately 26.8 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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