Morpeth Tourist Information

Carlisle Park, Morpeth

Carlisle Park, Morpeth

Market town Morpeth sits just 15 miles to the north of Newcastle and makes the perfect holiday base for exploring the Northumberland Heritage Coast and National Park. The town also affords easy access to World Heritage Site Hadrian’s Wall. Pick up fast rail links from Morpeth station direct to Newcastle city centre, Durham and north to Alnmouth. This market town is a great option for a car free holiday in the North East!

Famed for its markets and independent shops, Morpeth is a boutique style market town with attractions including the ancient Morpeth Chantry and Bagpipe Museum dating from 1296. In here you’ll find a delectable craft centre and tourist information point. Don’t miss a browse round Morpeth’s FARMA certified farmers’ market held on the first Saturday of each month around character Market Place.

Fun family farm parks like the North East’s largest farm attraction, Whitehouse Farm centre sit close to Morpeth and some beautiful heritage attractions are within easy reach including Wallington Hall and Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens. Don’t miss a visit to best specialist, craft and local produce shops at The Milkhope Centre on the Blagdon Estate. The craft extravaganza sits just south of Morpeth and is home to the fantastic Northumberland Cheese Company!

Choose from our extensive selection of Morpeth B&Bs, cottages, apartments, boutique hotels and caravan parks. Morpeth’s perfect touring location near a host of attractions and magnificent coast and country landscapes makes it a popular place to stay with all, from families to couples and long-stay business guests looking for easy access into Newcastle! Browse & book Morpeth accommodation online now!

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.