Open Every Day from 10am - 4pm (closed Christmas Day)

The Sill is the perfect place to start exploring Northumberland National Park, and a fantastic location to connect with nature and the National Park’s unique and special landscapes.Our shop, exhibitions and café are open, with table service available in the café, and you can also enjoy the spectacular views from our rooftop walk.

The Sill features public toilets including a fully accessible Changing Places toilet designed with generous space and equipment. 

Visit The Sill website to find out more information and plan your visit.

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

About the visitor centre

The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre is your gateway to Northumberland National Park, inspiring people of all ages to explore the landscape, history, culture and heritage of Northumberland.

Jean Davidson

Jean Davidson

Chairman, NNPA

The Sill gives Northumberland and the rest of the UK a 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.