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Less than an hour from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland National Park was established in 1956 and covers an area of over 400 square miles. Hadrian’s Wall runs through the southern part of the park. Further north is Kielder Forest (which is administered separately from the National Park), reputedly the largest man-made forest in England, and Kielder Water, Europe’s largest artificial lake. Straddling the border between England and Scotland are the Cheviots, a range of hills that rise to 2674 feet (815 metres) at the Cheviot, the highest hill, and parts of which are bleak and remote.
Northumberland National Park is famous for its lack of light pollution – it contains the largest area of protected night sky in Europe.
Principal settlements in Northumberland National Park are Hexham, Haltwhistle, Bellingham, Rothbury and Wooler.
This is a growing listings directory – over 900 entries have been listed as of September 2021.
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