warkworthvillage & northumberland ‘a jewel in Northumberland’s crown’ We are proud to be Gold Award Northumberland Tourism Ambassadors!
Welcome to the Warkworth & Northumberland website “the most desirable village to live in Northumberland” (Savills 2022) The historic village of Warkworth is located on the A1068 road, near the east coast of Northumberland one mile west of the North Sea, seven miles south east of Alnwick and 33 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne. It is an easily accessible 15 minute drive from the main A1 and four miles north of Warkworth is Alnmouth Station which is on the east coast main railway line with direct connections to Newcastle, Edinburgh Birmingham and London and other destinations. The village is surrounded on three sides by the River Coquet and is dominated by Warkworth Castle. The main street in Warkworth is also the A1068 trunk road and is called Castle Street the castle is located at the top of the street which is a steep hill. In springtime the castle is surrounded on three sides by a ‘host of golden daffodils’ - a sight well worth seeing. At the bottom of the hill lies the centre of the village nestled around the market place and church. In this village centre, which is a popular tourist destination there are numerous public houses, cafes, restaurants, shops and B&B’s as well as private residences. Warkworth also has a newer residential area to the south of the village which is centred around Morwick Road. Once you have visited Warkworth you will want to return again and again, it truly is ‘A Jewel in Northumberland's Crown!’
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Click this link to check out live footage of Puffins, Roseate Terns and the other wildlife on Coquet Island Many thanks to Paul Morrison for permission (Footage by carnyx.tv)