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Links to Northumberland Traveller’s Companion resources

Travel

Official tourist information for Northumberland (visitnortheastengland.com)

Northumberland County Council - Map library

https://englandsnortheast.co.uk/north-east-timeline/

https://www.northumberlandcoastaonb.org/getting-around/

https://www.stoswaldsway.com/

https://www.stcuthbertsway.info/long-distance-route/

https://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/en_GB/trails/hadrians-wall-path/

https://www.northumberlandcoastpath.org/

 

 

Hadrian’s Wall

https://followinghadrian.com/2014/01/21/walking-hadrians-wall/

Home - Hadrian's Wall 1900 (hadrianswallcountry.co.uk)

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/inspire-me/blog/blog-posts/meet-man-saved-hadrians-wall/

A walk along the wall by Hunter Davies

https://wallcap.ncl.ac.uk/

Hadrian’s Wall Documentary – Hadrian’s wall is probably not what you think it is by julesdingle

 

Kielder Reservoir

Visit Kielder

DarkSkiesAtKeilderWaterandForestPark by Caen Scrimgeour

GCSE Bitesize Geography Case study – Kielder reservoir water transfer scheme

Busy 40th year for Kielder Salmon Centre - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Environmental History Podcast 49 Kielder the story of a manmade landscape

 

Alnmouth flood

  https://englandsnortheast.co.uk/alnmouth-dunstanburgh/

   http://www.disused-stations.org.uk/features/ecml/index.shtml

https://www.northumberland.gov.uk/NorthumberlandCountyCouncil/media/Planning-and-Building/Conservation/Archaeology/Alnmouth.pdf

 The Old School Gallery

 https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/why-alnmouth-northumberland-best-place-to-live-uk-cl0hg2tvw

 SSF – Friary Alnmouth, Northumberland UK 2019 

Woodhorn Mining Museum

   The NorthumberlandCoalfield, Coalmining History Research Centre,  https://www.cmhrc.co.uk/

 https://www.nmrs.org.uk/mines-map/coal-mining-in-the-british-isles/durham-coal/ashington-area/

Memories of the Northumberland Coalfields by Neil Taylor

  The Pitman Painters – Ashington Group at Woodhorn Mining Museum

  Banding: Love, Spit and Valve Oil BBC

 https://www.newcivilengineer.com/latest/decision-expected-on-huge-northumberland-coal-mine-02-04-2020/ 

 

Harry Hotspur

 The Greatest Knights : Henry Hotspur Percy by Channel Legendarium

http://www.percyfamilyhistory.com/?page_id=167 an exciting perhaps partisan account

The Hollow Crown Henry IV part 1

 

Warkworth Castle

https://www.warkworthvillagenorthumberland.co.uk/

http://www.warkworthhistory.co.uk/

Warkworth Castle by William Turner

history of the borough of warkworth on fusilier.co.uk

Warkworth Castle Ghost Story - The tragic tale of Sir Bertram

Gone Medieval - Vikings in Northern Britain

 

Lindisfarne

https://holyislandcrossingtimes.northumberland.gov.uk/Default.aspx?dt=1022

https://www.bl.uk/collection-items/lindisfarne-gospels

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/lindisfarne-priory/History/significance/

The Monk, The Midden and the Missing Monastery - YouTube

Lindisfarne Holy Island Cradle of Christianity by Nigel Harper

 Lindisfarne Festival 2019 Aftermovie

  Fog on the Tyne – Lindisfarne Story

Holy Island Causeway Driving Disasters

 

Chillingham Cattle

 https://chillinghamwildcattle.com/history/speculation/

 lecture to the Natural History Society of Northumbria  on Chillingham - Northumberland's Wild Cattle and Their Parkland Habitat

 https://chillinghamwildcattle.com/science/

 

Emergency Care

NHS Department & Services Alnwick Infirmary

Northumberland CCG Annual Report 2020-21

Newsweek Best Hospitals 2021

The Great North Air Ambulance Service celebrates milestone achievement - new base and new helicopter

 

Northumberland Performing Arts

https://www.northumberlandgazette.co.uk/news/review-this-knights-tale-packs-a-punch-398981

https://www.novemberclub.org.uk/Event/repeat-signal-on-demand

Lost Found and Told: New Audio Tales for Northumberland | November Club

 

Amble Fishing Port

https://www.amble.co.uk/ashore/amble/

AmbleDevelopmenTrust WhatsDesignGotToDoWithThePriceOfFish

The Ambler Community Newspaper

NorthumberlandSeaFood North East Fish Shellfish Species

 The Board Waalk of Amble BBC Open Country

Amble and District Local History on fusilier.co.uk

 

Craster Kipper

CLHG History Walks Robson's Smokehouse (crasterhistory.org.uk)

https://www.kipper.co.uk/

https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/craster-smokehouse-northumberland-famous-kippers-23363232

https://www.islandshirearchives.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Fishing-Heritage-Katrina-compressed.pdf

WhinSill

 https://www.northumberlandcoastaonb.org/geodiversity/

 Exploring the landscape and its geodiversity Bamburgh Rock Walk.pdf

The Whin Sill Geology North

Early Permian Magnetism Earthwise BGS

  BBC Open Country Reflections and Connections - Katrina Porteus on Fossils

 

Grace Darling

   https://rnli.org/find-my-nearest/museums/grace-darling-museum

    Grace Darling Song by Watch the Wall

  The Story of Grace Darling and the SS Forfarshire by Step through History

 

Earl Grey

https://howickhallgardens.com/history-of-howick-hall-and-gardens/earl-grey-and-the-earl-grey-family/

BBC The Prime Ministers Ep2 Earl Grey by Nick Robinson

https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2014/apr/02/earl-grey-parliament-reform-democracy

The forgotten liberal hero: Earl Grey by Mark Pack

Cragside

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cragside

https://williamarmstrong.info/about-the-man/

 Cragside:Documentary on the great Northumberland house with Colin Cunningham (1987)

The Essay: North East Free Thinkers William Armstrong

William Armstrong, Magician of the North, by Henrietta Heald

 

Bamburgh Castle

BBC iPlayer - Villages by the Sea - Series 2: 1. Bamburgh

https://www.bamburghcastle.com/

Quick Facts History of Bamburgh Council by GestGuys

 The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell

HistoryHit - Vikings to Victorians a brief history of Bamburgh from 793 present day

Bebba: the queen who gave her name to the fort of Bebbanburg by Florence of Northumbria

Cuthbert

Saint Cuthbert of Lindisfarne - his life

 BBC In our time s23/17 St Cuthbert (Jan 28 2021)

http://spiritinstone.co.uk/explore/search-by-map

 St Cuthbert & the Lindisfarne Gospels: In Focus by Archaeosoup

Lindisfarne Gospels | What's On | Laing Art Gallery

Library

Wife in the North by Judith O Reilly

The Ivy Tree by Mary Stewart

The Queen of the North Anne O Brien

The Midwife by Tricia Creswell

The Magician of the North by Henrietta Heald

Vera by Ann Cleeves

The Northumberland Coast Captured

A walk along the wall by Hunter Davies

The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwall

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