Special entry prices for Northumberland residents

PEOPLE in Northumberland are being invited to take advantage of special entry offers to a range of attractions throughout the county.

PEOPLE in Northumberland are being invited to take advantage of special entry offers to a range of attractions throughout the county.

As part of the second annual Residents' Festival weekend which takes place next month, people living in Northumberland can gain free or discounted entry to a host of popular places to visit.

Attractions taking part include Belsay Hall castle and gardens, which is offering two for one entry during the festival.

Special admission prices will also feature at Hexham’s Old Gaol, the oldest purpose-built prison in England, where children can try their hand at shield-making.

Northumberland County Council chairman Marcia Bircham, said: “We are very grateful to all the attraction providers who will be opening their doors to residents during the 2011 festival weekend.

“We hope many people take the opportunity to experience the wonderful attractions Northumberland has to offer.”

Scores of other attractions, including stately homes and museums, are taking part in the festival, which runs on April 9 and 10. For more information call 0845 6006400, or email www.northumberland.gov.uk/festival2011 .

 

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