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Perfect places for a picnic

Picnic Sites


Cawfields Quarry Picnic Site in Northumberland National Park.

Tourists enjoy a picnic by the lake at Cawfields Quarry Picnic Site.

What could be better than eating in the sunshine on a summer’s day looking at a beautiful view?

A walk and a picnic

Take a look at our top 10 picnic walks. Enjoy your lunch to a background of cool forests, flowering haymeadows, tumbling burns and awesome ridges.

Top tips for local produce

Fill your picnic hamper with delicious goodies! Check out Food and Drink.

Car parks with picnic tables

Pay and display car parks

  • Cawfields Quarry – 40 spaces. Picnic tables. Toilets. Short grid reference: NY 712 665
  • Walltown Quarry – 55 spaces. Toilets. Picnic tables. Short grid reference: NY 669 659

Free car parks

  • Harehaugh Picnic Site – 20 spaces. Picnic tables. Short grid reference: NY 970 995
  • Hareshaw Linn – 12 spaces. Picnic tables. Short grid reference: NY 970 995
  • Ingram Visitor Centre – 12 spaces. Toilets. Picnic tables. Short grid reference: NU 020 163
  • Wedder Leap – 20 spaces. Toilets. Picnic tables. Short grid reference: NT 866 104

Connect with Northumberland National Park

Planning

Planning in the National Park

Northumberland National Park Authority is the statutory Planning Authority for the area of the Northumberland National Park. View our planning pages here.


Business

Hexham Enterprise Hub

Find out more about the Hexham Enterprise Hub @ Eastburn which offers a number of different work space areas and perfect facilities for meetings, discussions and networking.