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Northumberlandia

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Short Walk

This could be classed as a must see for some, but once you've been it seems you don't get the need... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Exploration486558
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Walk in the wind

We visited during a period of very strong winds which didn’t detract from the ambiance but it was a... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
wigglyline
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Imaginatively created, restoring open cast mine to a visitor attraction. Sculptured landscape in the form of a reclining female figure. Many paths wind their way around the gorse, which rises to 300 feet. Once on the head, very interesting to be able to look down...More

4  Thank Geordiegirl7150
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

I'm always looking for new places to walk my dogs. Northumberlandia is near where I live so I thought it'd be worth a visit. It's so depressing and dreary. There's no beautiful countryside just a man made structured walk. It's only a few miles drive...More

4  Thank Flopsyherbert
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Windy but worth it was my climb up Northumberlandia. Almost too windy perhaps could have done with some presence to warn us about it but worth the slight climb and tea shop was small but good, lovely caramel slices!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Day out I thought it was brilliant asi come from a mining back ground and the open cast mine at the side of her

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

worth walking round with excellent views of the area. Set in lovely countryside - well worth a visit if in the area

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Northumberlandia is an amazing sculpture as it is a good walk for everyone of all ages and also has a good meaning of why it was created. I have been multiple times as I live relatively near and every time I have been, I almost...More

1  Thank Abbie P
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This could be classed as a must see for some, but once you've been it seems you don't get the need to rush back. It can be a lovely walk but some may find the incline tough. I find it a short walk but the...More

Thank Exploration486558
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The idea of the sculpture walk is a good one, but you have to stay on the paths and there are no bins for litter/dog poo. That means it’s not great for dog walkers or small children. There is a reasonable cafe at the entrance/exit....More

Thank paul k
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We visited during a period of very strong winds which didn’t detract from the ambiance but it was a little hairy when not in the lea of the wind. Amazing views. Cafe offers basic refreshments but very welcome from the wind. Good walk if you...More

Thank wigglyline
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Great as always HOWEVER: so many dog poo bags left on the floor around the place. For some crazy reason the ONLY outside bin is a dog-poo only bin and it’s IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CAR PARK!!! So unsafe for one, but also really...More

1  Thank whyayeman2018
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We visited Northumberlandia as part of our plan to exercise more outdoors. We have been walking for exercise and thought it seemed an interesting place to do it. It definately was different and enjoyable to boot. There are guided walks around the shape of a...More

Thank extimeshare
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Wow that is all I can say... hidden away this place is fantastic I go there with my husband and dog or sometimes on my own with the dog. The sights from the highest points are beautiful not only is thes place peaceful it is...More

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jenniferb454
25 March 2018|
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Response from Kirk G | Reviewed this property |
Free entry for all, though there's a collection box for voluntary donations.
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18 September 2017|
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Response from Manfred B | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember there is access for power assisted wheelchairs.
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23 April 2017|
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Response from Brenda S | Reviewed this property |
TBH I don't know - I've never seen any off their leads but there are no wardens or anything there so I guess it would be up to individuals - obviously school holidays tend to b quite busy so u may want to visit when it's a... More
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