Boost county knowledge to share with tourists

A series of new, one-day familiarisation trips are on offer to help Northumberland businesses who come into contact with tourists to expand their knowledge of the county.

The trips costs just £10 and are aimed at anyone linked to the tourism and leisure industry from attractions and accommodation providers to shopkeepers, taxi drivers or restaurant staff.

They will cover seven different areas: South-East Northumberland, February 26; Morpeth, Kirkley, Belsay and Wallington, March 4; Alnwick, Rothbury, Warkworth, Amble, March 11; North coastal strip including Berwick, March 25; Kielder, Bellingham and Otterburn , April 3; Tyne Valley and Hadrian’s Wall corridor, April 29; North Pennines, May 8; Cheviots and uplands including Wooler, May 20.

Places are limited and can be booked on a first-come, first-served basis by phoning 01670 620450.