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What are the best times of year to visit Northumberland & County Durham?

Northumberland & County Durham provide an abundance of local attractions and places to visit all year round, so no matter when you choose to holiday, you'll always find plenty to do. Whilst attractions such as beaches can be weather permitting and are better suited to the summer, there are also lots of museums, country homes and castles to explore when you want to stay dry. If you would prefer to visit during the warmer months, July and August see the highest average temperatures and the most hours of sunshine.

It is worth noting that certain attractions such as animal parks and theme parks may have limited opening hours during the winter months. Head to our local attractions page to find out more.