Some of the prettiest villages in Northumberland.Some of the prettiest villages in Northumberland.
Some of the prettiest villages in Northumberland.

Revealed: The 10 prettiest villages in Northumberland

Northumberland is a popular holiday destination. With a wealth of history from ancient castles like Lindisfarne Castle to Roman-built Hadrian's Wall, there is so much to discover in this fascinating English county.

Northumberland has a whole host of towns and villages offering up amazing places to eat, great culture, an array of gift shops, museums and great pubs to eat and drink in. But which ones are the prettiest?

Jemima Kirkwood from Cottages in Northumberland says: “It wasn’t hard for us to pick ten Northumberland villages to fit into our top 10 prettiest, they are all so pretty.

"However, we looked at which ones had great views of the sea, beaches nearby, historic castles or attractions on site, and we also looked at things like harbours, traditional architecture and the general aesthetic of the villages in terms of layouts and colour pallettes. We are delighted with our top 10 and welcome anyone to come and experience them for themselves.”Read on to find out which villages made the cut...