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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.

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Carlisle Park, Morpeth

Carlisle Park, Morpeth

0.22km from Morpeth Chantry

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.

Plessey Woods Country Park

Plessey Woods Country Park

6.73km from Morpeth Chantry

Plessey Woods Country Park is set in 100 acres of enchanting woodland, wild-flower-clad meadows and romantic riverside as the River Blyth runs through the park. Its intricate network of paths and trails make this a great spot for walkers, cyclists, horse-riders and picnickers. The beautiful riverside walk along the River Blyth offers a chance of spotting otters and kingfishers. It was one of the iconic attraction in this area which offers a peaceful life.

Woodhorn Museum

Woodhorn Museum

9.21km from Morpeth Chantry

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.

Northumberlandia

Northumberlandia

9.68km from Morpeth Chantry

Northumberlandia is a unique piece of public art set in a 19-hectare community park providing free public access, with four miles of footpaths on and around the landform, along with a café and visitor centre. The park’s centrepiece is ‘The Lady of the North’, a stunning human landform sculpture of a reclining lady, scaling 100 feet in height and spanning a quarter of a mile.

Northumberland College Zoo

Northumberland College Zoo

9.85km from Morpeth Chantry

Northumberland College Zoo at Kirkley Hall is home to over 150 species of animals set in over 400 acres of beautiful Northumberland countryside. There are river and forest trails around the grounds as well as an activity centre for children and adults with treetop ropes, rickety bride crossings, a leap of faith and a zip wire that cuts through the air at over 20 miles per hour.

Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

10.01km from Morpeth Chantry

Kirkley Hall is a 17th-century historic country mansion and Grade II listed building in Northumberland, England. The estate is over 190 acres and adjoins the River Blyth at Kirkley. It zoological garden has over one hundred species of animals including ring tailed and ruff lemurs, meerkats, coatis, marmosets, capybara, kookaburra, wallaby and a wide range of domestic, exotic and avian species including our petting barn.

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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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