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Northumberland tales,photos, places, history and stories

 An eclectic mix of stories, pictures and history from across Northumberland.We find interesting places and then try to publish as much information and as many relevant links as possible.

Here are some of the in depth sections:-

Wallington Hall, gardens and grounds. Pictures and notes on this lovely National Trust house.

Featherstone Castle and POW Camp 18. Visit a prisoner of war camp from WW2 and see the castle with a ghostly wedding tale. Lovely walks in the valley of the South Tyne. Also a section on Lambley viaduct.

featherstone castle

Featherstone Castle

Lanercost Priory. Beautiful pictures of this ancient place.Roman altars, crusader crosses and much more. In the cemetery is the tombstone of Robert Addison.



Vindolanda. Lots of pictures as you walk around the remains of this Roman site. Also the small museum at Chesterholme.

chesterholme at vindolanda


College Valley in the Cheviot Hills. We think we have got more images and information than anywhere else on the web. From accommodation to rare pictures of the valley in flood.


Hethpool Lake

Ros Castle. An iconic hill overlooking Wooler and with the Cheviot hills in the background.

Alnmouth. A lovely small village on the coast with a fine bay.

Plenty on Bastle houses of  the Allendale Valley. Housty and Nine Dargues. To the north we have pictures of Black Middens Bastle house.

Dunstanburgh Castle. Some good pictures and the storyboards as well.Also The Lilburn and Egyncleugh Towers

Bowden Doors. Great views over the Millfield plain towards the Cheviot hills.

Edglingham church. Lots of narrative and historical detail about this ancient ( early medieval church). Also the nearby castle.

We also have indepth notes about historical figures such as Sir Arthur Munro Sutherland.

Roughting Linn, cup and ring marks. Added August 2012

Latest pages:

Possible connections between the College Valley and the American revolution.
Dr Thomas Taylor - from the 18th century


Plus plenty of good pictures of Hadrian's Wall.

robin hood tree

The Robin Hood Tree at Sycamour gap.


hadrians wall

A cold day on the Wall 


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