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Discover Morpeth and the wider Northumberland Area

Discover Morpeth and the wider Northumberland Area

There are so many things to see and do if you visit Morpeth, from a walk along the river feeding the ducks, enjoying the peaceful gardens of Carlisle Park, if you are staying for longer check out the wider Northumberland area with Alnwick Castle and The Farne Islands. Discover Morpeth and see why we say theres More In Morpeth.  

1 Street Level Public Wifi

From June 2018 - Morpeth has free street level wifi covering Bridge St, the Market Place and Town Hall area Just select "Public Guest" [Original image by Barry Davidson]
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Alnwick Castle & Gardens

Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in England, and has been the home of the Percys, Earls and Dukes of Northumberland since 1309, younger visitors will recognsie the castle from the...
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Bamburgh Castle & Beach

Tel: 01668 214515

Enjoy a great day out at Bamburgh Castle. Explore 14 public areas, learn more about the castle from our friendly knowledgeable guides and new audio tour. Watch history being uncovered during live archaeological...
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Bluebell Woods

Morpeth's Bluebell Woods are - as the name suggests - most visited in Spring when the woodland floor is carpeted with bluebells but they are well worth a walk at any time of year. The woods - more properly...
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Carlisle Park

Carlisle Park is open all day, every day so it's always a great time to visit The William Turner Garden is open from 8am till 6pm in the summer and from 8am till 3.30pm in the winter, except Christmas...
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Children's Play Park

There are two separate formal childrens' play areas in Carlisle Park. The main area, which includes the Paddling Pool, swings, slides and climbing frames - and new in March 2017, the play galleon "HMS...
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Collingwood House

Collingwood House is a late 18th century Georgian house, having Grade II* listed building status, at Oldgate. It was the home of Admiral Lord Collingwood from 1791 to his death at sea in 1810. Oldgate...
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Farne Islands

The Farne Islands lie off the coast off Northumberland between Seahouses and Bamburgh, here you will find the famous brd sanctuary. One of the great attractions of the Farne Islands is the story of Grace...
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Floral Clock

The Morpeth Floral Clock was restored this year (2018) and, as one of just four working floral clocks in the country, takes pride of place in Carlisle Park. The clock was presented to the borough of Morpeth...
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Heighley Gate Garden Centre

Tel: 01670 513416

Set in the spectacular Northumbrian countryside north of Morpeth, Heighley Gate is the North East’s largest garden centre.More than half the plants are home grown and the selection of hardy nursery stock...
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In Bloom

Tel: 01670 514313

Over the years - Morpeth has had considerable success in both the regional Northumbria in Bloom and the national Britain in Bloom competitions organised by the RHS - and when you see the floral displays in...
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Morpeth Bagpipe Museum

Open daily between 10am-5pm (closed on Sunday) with FREE admission. The Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum is located in Morpeth Chantry, The museum, founded in 1987, contains a large collection of historic...
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Morpeth Clock Tower

The Morpeth Clock Tower is one of Morpeth's most famous landmarks. Standing at roughly 70 ft high, tucked away in the corner of the Market Place it is now dwarfed by more modern constructions. The walls...
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Morpeth Creative Quarter

Tel: 01670 504045

Shops in Chantry Place at the Telford Bridge end of Bridge St - clustered around the Morpeth Chantry - which itself houses the TIC, the Bagpipe Museum and a Local Crafts Centre form the Morpeth Creative...
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Morpeth Family Golf Centre – N1Golf

Tel: 01670 519090

Are you looking for a fun and relaxed place to play golf in Morpeth?
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Morpeth Footpath Society

Morpeth Footpath Society organise guided walks throughout the year both around Morpeth and further afield throughout Northumberland. They are a friendly bunch and welcome visitors - and the chance to...
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Morpeth Golf Club

Tel: 01670 504942

Morpeth Golf Club, founded in 1906, is a private members club of approximately 950 playing and social members. Situated just 15 miles north of Newcastle, our course is one of the North East’s gems. Back...
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Morpeth Markets

Tel: 0771 311 5204

Wednesday Market In 2002-3, the Market Place in Morpeth was refurbished and expanded. And in 2005, the market was relocated onto the Market Place bringing it back into the heart of the town. Since 2002,...
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Morpeth Rugby Football Club

Tel: 01670 512508

Rugby club open to new members Function room hire for weddings etc, catering available
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Morpeth Town AFC

Tel: 07425135301

Morpeth Town AFC were promoted to the Evostik Premier League after the 2018-19 season and were winners of the FA Vase in 2016. Their home ground is Craik Park. Craik Park, Morpeth Common, Morpeth, Northumberland...
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Morpeth Town Hall

Tel: 01670 514314

Northumbrian Pipes - The Chantry Lasses

Come and meet 'The Chantry Lasses' Northumberland is the only county with its own instrument. Enjoy this informal opportunity to hear the delicate sound of the Northumbrian small pipes. Find out how...
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Old Bakehouse Millennium Green

This delightful wildlife garden is a haven for residents and visitors as well as birds, bees and butterflies. If you have 20 minutes to spare and would like some peace and quiet, come and find it down...
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Paddling Pool

Enjoy the sunshine and splash around in the paddling pool in Carlisle Park The Paddling Pool in Carlisle Park is very popular with visitors, hundreds of families visit each year. Opening on the Saturday...
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Quiet stroll along the river?

Take a relaxing walk along the banks of the River Wansbeck as it weaves through Carlisle Park.
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Sanderson Arcade

A fantastic new shopping destination in the heart of the town centre, with easy access to car parks and the bus interchange. Sanderson Arcade opened in November 2009 and is home to both major high street...
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Skate Park

Feeling energetic? visit the skate park in Carlisle Park suitable for skateboarders, in line skaters and BMX bikers.
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Statue of Emily Wilding Davison

On 11th September 2018, a statue of Emily Wilding Davison by North East sculptor Ray Lonsdale, was unveiled by the Duchess of Northumberland in Carlisle Park in Morpeth to commemorate the centenary of...
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Stepping Stones

Cross the river Wansbeck via the stepping stones
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The Grave of Emily Wilding Davison

Emily Wilding Davison is buried in the churchyard of St Mary the Virgin, Morpeth in a family plot, her father having died in 1893. Her gravestone bears the WSPU slogan, "Deeds not words". In...
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The Rowing Boats

Hire a rowing boat to get hat little bit closer to nature and explore the river. Contact Tom Donnelly mob 0795 762 1519
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Whitehouse Farm Centre

Tel: 01670 789998

Visit Northumberland’s largest Farm Attraction with so much to offer. The Farm is ideally located just off the A1 near Morpeth. Hug a bunny, stroke a snake or be mesmerised by meerkats & marmosets!...
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