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Northumberland Overview
A mainly rural county which borders Scotland and often called the Cradle of Christianity
A border town dominated by its castle
Bamburgh Castle
An important northern landmark, and an icon of the county of Northumbria
Berwick Upon Tweed
A historic border town, that was constantly fought over
An historic northern city and one of England's most attractive settlements
Farne Islands
A collection of islands located around 3 miles off the coast of Northumberland, famous for its seabirds
Hadrians Wall
Built by the Romans, now a popular walking route stretching right across the country
A Northumbrian market town that's dominated by its historic abbey
Kielder Water
England's largest man-made lake and forest, near the Scottish border
Lindisfarne (Holy Island)
A tidal island just off the coast of Northumberland with strong links to Christianity
One of the UK's largest and most important cities and focus of North East music, theatre, sport, transport and business

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