Northumberland is England's northernmost county, bordering Scotland to the North, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne in the south, Cumbria to the West and with the North Sea along its Eastern coastline, most of which is classified as A.O.N.B or Area Of Out-standing Natural Beauty.
Northumberland is often referred to as Northumbria and the names are fairly interchangeable. A person born in Northumberland is a "Northumbrian" after all!
With a varied and diverse landscape, Northumberland's many miles of sandy beaches contrast beautifully with its wide-open countryside - rolling hills and dales boasting some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. Such a varied landscape has produced a plethora of picturesque sites and outstanding attractions to visit.... Find out more about Northumberland