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If you are planning a visit to the beautiful county of Northumberland in the north of England why not learn a little more about it before you go?
Northumberland with its stunning coastline, numerous castles, and fascinating history provides a great setting for some excellent novels. For example, the UK TV series Vera is based on the novels of Ann Cleeves and showcases the beautiful Northumberland landscapes.
Find out about Northumberland’s most famous heroines – Grace Darling – with fiction and non-fiction books on the list.
In this article, I have gathered the best fiction and non-fiction books about Northumberland.
10 best books about Northumberland
BEST BOOKS ABOUT NORTHUMBERLAND - FICTION
A selection of the best fiction books about Northumberland.
BEST BOOKS SET IN NORTHUMBERLAND - NON FICTION
A selection of the best non-fiction books about Northumberland.
BEST BOOKS ABOUT NORTHUMBERLAND - TRAVEL
A selection of the best travel books about Northumberland.
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I hope you enjoy this selection of books about Northumberland. If you enjoy reading about places before you visit you may enjoy reading my selections of books to read for various countries around the world.
If you are visiting Northumberland make time in your itinerary for a visit to Barter Books in Alnwick. It is one of the largest second-hand bookshops in Europe and is housed in a beautifully converted railway station.
Plan your visit to Northumberland
I am originally from Northumberland and although I no longer live there I enjoy writing about this beautiful county.
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A guide to visiting the beautiful town of Alnwick in Northumberland.
Practical information, resources and tips to help plan your trip.