Outdoor Activities


Northumberland is renowned for its fishing and one of the best spots to get a catch is Langley Dam, which has grown to become one of the most popular fly fishing venues in the north east of England. The 14 acre fishery offers variety from the boat or bank fishing, particularly if you take set of waders with you. The peaty water runs from the Northumbrian moorland and reaches a maximum depth of 10 feet. Rainbow Trout and Blue Trout fish are stocked regularly from 2lb upwards. The fly fishing lodge is adjacent to the car park has tea and coffee making facilities plus tackle to buy or hire and a fine selection of North Country fishing flies. With only four boats booking is a must particularly at weekends, for a great day fly fishing in beautiful surroundings.

Horse riding

Enjoy riding in the beautiful scenery of south west Northumberland in the Allen Valley. It's great fun and the panoramic views are much more appreciated from horseback. Looking north, you can see at a glance the Roman Wall Country, the Rothbury Hills, the Cheviots Hills and the Scottish Border.
Sinderhope Pony Trekking Centre is set in the heart of the once famous lead and silver mining country where traces of these workings can still be seen. Cragside is a family run centre in the heart of Hadrian's Wall Country offers riders of all ages and abilities the chance to enjoy the pleasures of horse riding.


Clay Pigeon Shooting is rapidly increasing in popularity and is now enjoyed by shooting enthusiasts of all ages, whether you participate at competition level or simply for your own sporting enjoyment.
Clay target shooting is one of the sports suitable for both men and women of any age and any standard of proficiency. It is also an activity that can take place in any season or weather.

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