The pretty church of St Maurice dates to the 17th century and incorporates an earlier medieval building that itself stands on the site of an 8th-century church founded by King Coelwulf. Look for a medieval font bowl and a 15th-century grave slab in the porch. Eglingham, Northumberland, England, NE66 2TX
St Cuthbert's church stands on the site where monks carrying Cuthbert's relics rested on their flight from Lindisfarne in AD 875. Inside the church are a unique Roman gravestone and a monument to the ancestors of Capability Brown. B6341, Elsdon, Northumberland, England, NE19 1AA
In the grounds of Etal Manor stands this mid-Victorian chapel designed by William Butterfield as a family mortuary chapel for Lady FitzClarence, who wanted a suitable place to bury her daughter and her husband Lord Frederick FitzClarence, the illegitimate son of King William IV. Etal Manor, B6354, Etal, Northumberland, England, TD12 4TL
This delightful early 13th-century church stands beside Ford Castle, with views to the River Tweed and Scottish border. In the nave is the 13th-century grave slab of a knight and another of a Northumbrian piper. Look for the tomb of Lady Waterford, the famous Victorian artist. B6353, Ford, Northumberland, England, TD15 2PX
Holy Cross church is almost entirely 13th century, but there may have ben a church on or near this site as early as the 7th century. Look for a holy water stoup said to have been used by the 7th century St Paulinus, and the memorial to John Ridley, brother-in-law of Nicholas Ridley, the Bishop of London who was burned at the stake by Queen Mary in 1555. Edens Lawn, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, England, NE49 0AB
Haydon Old Church dates to the 12th century, though it incorporates Roman stones. The font is made from a re-used Roman altar stone. The churchyard boasts a wealth of 18th-century gravestones and there are 17th and 18th-century memorials inside the church. 19th-century engraver John Martin was baptised here. Tofts, Haydon Bridge, Northumberland, England
A 19th-century church stands on the site of the Battle of Heavenfield, where in AD 634 King Oswald of Northumbria defeated the armies of Cadwallon of Gwynedd. A Saxon church was built on the place where Oswald erected a timber cross before the battle. That church was rebuilt in the early medieval period, and in 1887 replaced with the building we see today. Wall, Hexham, Northumberland, England, NE46 4HB
In the year AD 674 Queen Etheldreda granted land in Hexham to Wilfrid, Bishop of York. Wilfrid established a Benedictine abbey at Hexham that became one of the most prosperous abbeys in the north of England. In the 11th century that Benedictine abbey was superseded by an Augustinian priory.
Holystone Lady's Well is an ancient holy well later rebuilt by the Romans with a large rectangular basin. St Paulinus is said to have baptised 3000 people here in AD 627, and a medieval Augustinian nunnery grew up near the well. It is still a pilgrimage destination today. Holystone, Northumberland, England, NE65 7AJ
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In the grounds of Howick Hall, the ancestral home of the Earls Grey, stands St Michael's Church. The church holds memorials to generations of Earls and their families, including the 2nd Earl, who served as Prime Minister and gave his name to Earl Grey tea. Howick Hall Estate, Howick, Northumberland, England, NE66 3LB
The Anchor is a charming characterful attractive Grade II listed hotel pub and restaurant located on a picturesque riverside location on the banks of the Tyne. The hotel has nine rooms and is ideally located for exploring Northumberland's wonderful countryside.The Anchor is only 5 mins away from Langley Castle double …