Ford and EtalNorthumberland. Most of its attractions are connected to the Ford and Etal estates and the towns receive thousands of visitors every year, admiring the castle ruins, riding the heritage steam train or enjoying the beautiful rural surroundings.
Ford CastleFord castle originates in the 13th century. Except for incidental special openings, it's closed for public.
address: TD12 4TNRuined castle, built in 1341. Occupied by a Scots army in 1513 before the battle of Flodden. Castle has an exhibition on Flodden.
Heatherslaw Corn MillA working water mill.
Heatherslaw Visitor CentreVisitor centre with information on the Ford and Etal estate.
Flodden BattlefieldThe site of a battle on 9 Sept 1513, between an English army of about 26,000 and a Scottish army of about 34,000. Around 14,000 were killed, including the Scottish king.
phone: +44 1890 820244address: Ford Forge, Heatherslaw, Cornhill-on-Tweed, TD12 4TJNarrow gauge steam railway running from Heatherslaw, 6.4km to Etal Village - a return journey of 50 minutes.