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Woodhorn museum is a beautiful museum, which depicts the lives of coal mine workers and features original buildings and equipment from the former collieryIt houses a former colliery and museum. The site comprises thirteen historic colliery buildings within a scheduled ancient monument, as well as the Cutter Building which houses permanent displays, temporary exhibition galleries, a café and a shop.

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Newbiggin Maritime Centre

Newbiggin Maritime Centre

2.79km from Woodhorn Museum

The Newbiggin Maritime Centre is situated in the beautiful seaside fishing village of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland. Discover life in a historic fishing village through the Mary Joicey and Girl Anne interactive exhibitions and varying range of thought provoking exhibits. The Newbiggin Maritime Centre is passionate about offering engaging, creative and unique learning activities.

Cresswell Beach

Cresswell Beach

4.69km from Woodhorn Museum

One of the beautiful sandy beach located in Northumberland. The gently sloping sand is backed by extensive sand dunes and can seem to go on forever at low tide. At this state of tide there are also a few rocky patches are exposed - these offer some great rockpooling. Due to the sheer size of this beach and its large wind protecting sand dunes it also makes for a great place to take the dog for a walk.

Ridley Park

Ridley Park

8.08km from Woodhorn Museum

A beautiful well-kept park in Northumberland with two play areas, water play area, cafe, toilets, lots of space for picnics and free parking. Also accessible by public transport. The pavilions retain much of their original look and are still in use today. The first is run as a café while the other is a base for a community charity known as the Friends of Ridley Park.

Morpeth Chantry

Morpeth Chantry

9.21km from Woodhorn Museum

Morpeth Chantry is a superb 13th Century Grade I listed building situated adjacent to the site of the ancient bridge across the River Wansbeck at Morpeth, parallel to the 19th century road bridge built by Thomas Telford. It showcases local authors, paintings, photography, and music.There are lovely collections of handmade jewellery, glass and ceramics, and stitched fabric, that make wonderful presents, and local produce.

Carlisle Park, Morpeth

Carlisle Park, Morpeth

9.24km from Woodhorn Museum

Carlisle Park is a multi award winning park in the heart of Morpeth, Northumberland. Situated on the south bank of the River Wansbeck, it contains The William Turner Garden, formal gardens, an aviary, play areas, a paddling pool, ancient woodland, picnic areas, toilets, tennis courts, bowling greens, a skate park, and much more. The park has been awarded the Green Flag Award,the Love Parks Award in 2017, and 'Best Park' in Northumbria's in bloom competition in 2018.

Blyth Beach

Blyth Beach

9.48km from Woodhorn Museum

Blyth South is a long, wide, golden stretch of sandy beach, backed by a system of sand dunes which are a haven for wildlife and a designated area of Special Nature Conservation. The beach also has a zone for water sports such as jet-skiing, and a yachting club. During the winter, anglers flock to the beach for the excellent fishing opportunities.

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Northumberland is a ceremonial county and historic county in North East England. It is bordered by Cumbria to the west, County Durham and Tyne and Wear to the south and the Scottish Borders to the north. One of the iconic location wehivh was flourished with lot of tourists places.

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