Archaeology

The Gefrin Trust

The Gefrin Trust is a partnership between the local community, Northumberland County Council, Northumberland National Park Authority, English Heritage and private specialist interests. Gefrin.com is working with Gefrin Trust and is providing the information point and web design service for the trust.

 

The Bamburgh Research Project

The Bamburgh Research Project represents a vehicle for the study of both the castle site ands its surrounding landscape revealing layers representing more than 2000 years of continuous occupation. At the present time the project has concentrated on the fortress site and the early medieval burial ground at the 'Bowl Hole' to the south of the castle.

 



Archaeological Research Services

Archaeological Research ServicesĀ Ltd is an experienced commercial practice providing a full range of services across the archaeological sector.

 


 

Tale Trails

Tale Trails are local 1-2 hour family walks based around a fun story and a hand drawn map for kids. The example on the link here is based around a walk on Yeavering Bell.

 

 

 

The Area

The Wooler Community Website

Wooler, an attractive small stone-built town perched high above the Wooler Water and the natural gateway to the Cheviot Hills and the Northumberland National Park.




 

The Duddo Community Website

Duddo is a small, rural parish in the English county of Northumberland, six miles to the south of Berwick-upon-Tweed.

The River Tweed, marking the border with Scotland, forms part of the parish boundary.



Northumberland National Park

If you wish to discover a landscape of limitless beauty and a welcome that is warm and genuine then Northumberland National Park, the land of the far horizons, will provide an experience you will not want to forget.

 

The Borders Gliding Club

The Borders Gliding Club operates every Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting, as well as several full weeks throughout the year from Milfield airfield situated between Wooler and Coldstream, just off the A697. Why not try an air experience flight at Borders Gliding Club. Fly with one of their experienced instructors and view the beautiful Northumberland landscape from 2000ft.

 



Peter Podmore

Drawing mainly in pastels and charcoal but also painting in oils and acrylics, one of North East England's most renowned landscape artists, Peter Podmore, works between the spectacular Northumberland coastline and the Cheviot Hills in the Borders countryside between Scotland and North East England. His studio is in the Northumberland National Park.

 

 

Accommodation

Westnewton Estate Cottages

Westnewton Cottages, situated on a traditional farm surrounded by spectacular views of the hills of Northumberland National Park, are the ideal location for peaceful yet invigorating holidays in the countryside.

An absolutely perfect location for exploring the archaeology!

 

 

Low Alwinton

Low Alwinton Cottages

Low Alwinton cottages are situated on the border of the Northumberland national park, within walking distance of the local village pub which sells good home cooked food. They are overlooked by the beautiful Harbottle Forest and near the banks of the River Coquet.

 

 


Fenton Hill Farm

Fenton Hill Farm Cottages, located on a working farm near Wooler in North Northumberland. Situated on the edge of the Northumberland National Park the cottages are a good base for exploring the archaeology in the area.