Two standing stones are all that remain of a Bronze Age stone circle, located directly south of Hadrian's Wall. There were originally 15 stones, and the socket holes for the missing stones still exist below ground level. B6318,
Yeavering Bell is the largest Iron Age hill fort in Northumberland, situated atop a high hill on the edge of the Cheviot Hills, within the Northumberland National Park. The 'Bell' is actually the entire hill, at the top of which is an area of about 5.6 hectares surrounded by a stone wall which originally stood to a height of 2.5 metres and is up to 4 metres in width.
A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.
This king was imprisoned and eventually murdered at Berkeley Castle
Genuine 14th castle set in a 12-acre woodland estate with brush-mown lawns restored to a magnificent and comfortable hotel. Langley is perfect for discovering the delights of Hadrians Wall and other local attractions. The exclusive nature of the castle makes Langley the perfect destination to be pampered in unique surroundings. … more >>
Close House is an elegant and beautifully restored 18th Century mansion, set in stunning Tynedale countryside. It offers fine food, luxurious accommodation, elegant interiors and a very warm welcome. more >>