Open Daily - 9.30am - 6pm

The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre, Northumberland National Park’s brand new visitor attraction will excite and inspire people of all ages to explore the landscape, history, culture and heritage of Northumberland.

The Sill will feature exhibitions, learning and event spaces, a local food café, a world-class Youth Hostel, rural business hub, and a shop specialising in local crafts and produce. The Sill is a showcase of local pride and passion.

The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre
Once Brewed
Bardon Mill
Hexham
NE47 7AN

About the visitor centre

National Landscape Discovery Centre, Northumberland National Park’s brand new visitor attraction will excite and inspire people of all ages to explore the landscape, history, culture and heritage of Northumberland.

When construction began in November 2015, Northumberland National Park Authority also launched The Sill Activity programme to engage people of all ages throughout the region in the project. To date, there have been over 400 Sill-related events providing a range of educational and volunteering opportunities connected to the landscape and heritage of the Park.

Glen Sandseron at The Sill site

Glen Sanderson

Chairman, NNPA

The Sill gives Northumberland and the rest of the UK a new world-class facility and visitor experience in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s the perfect gateway for people of all ages to explore and enjoy the landscapes, history and rich culture of Northumberland and the wider region