London, the national capital, is about 270 miles (435 kilometers) to the south of Northumberland, while Edinburgh is 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the northwest.
See why England is so universally-loved by visitors, by taking to the road and experiencing the treasure-trove of cultural and scenic attractions surrounding Northumberland. Roughly 16 miles (26 kilometers) away you'll find Morpeth. Set aside a day here to see the Wallington Hall and Warkworth Castle.
Hexham, is another good spot to visit. It is approximately 16 miles (26 kilometers) from Northumberland and offers a number of interesting visitor attractions, for example Old Gaol, Kielder Castle and Vindolanda. Housesteads Roman Fort, Kielder Water and Crag Lough are also worth investigating before heading back to Northumberland.
The best places for travelers to visit when they first arrive in a new town are the spots that provide a window into the local culture. Make a trip to England's palaces, theaters and history museums. Experience a little local culture under the bright blue sky at the region's fascinating open-air museums, open-air exhibits and farms.
Make the most of the wisdom of the locals with your pick of city walking tours, wildlife spotting tours and guided nature walks. Why don't you relax and enjoy during fun activities such as wildlife watching or cycling. Both activities are well-loved options for both visitors and locals alike.
Upon conclusion of your vacation here, don't forget that you can always come back. As good hosts like to say: A visitor once, forever a friend.