Northumberlandia - the Lady of the North


Landmark of the Year nomination for Northumberlandia at BBC Countryfile Magazine awards

16 Jan 2020

One of the Land Trust’s flagship sites, Northumberlandia, has been nominated for Landmark of the Year at the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2020, which aims to recognise the best of the British countryside.
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Land Trust pays tribute to Charles Jencks - the man behind The Lady of the North - as he passes away at the age of 80

23 Oct 2019

The Land Trust was saddened to learn of the death of Charles Jencks, the renowned landscape designer and architectural historian, at the age of 80.
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Land Trust launches annual photography competition

26 Feb 2019

National land management charity the Land Trust has launched its 2019 annual photography competition, with this year’s theme being ‘The Land Trust in Colour’.
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Northumberlandia welcomes Japanese research team

30 Oct 2018

Scientists from Yamakiya, who are working on the recovery of a small district affected by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, visited Northumberlandia as part of their studies into regeneration of land.
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Land Trust launch photography competition

17 Aug 2018

The Land Trust is launching its first annual photography competition this Sunday, August 19, which coincides with World Photography Day.
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Northumberlandia inducted into Trip Advisor Hall of Fame

12 Jun 2018

Northumberlandia, the winner of the Land Trust Site of the Year, has been the recipient of yet another award, with the Lady of the North being inducted into the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame.
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Northumberlandia wins Site of the Year at Land Trust Awards 2018

17 May 2018

Northumberlandia was the big winner at the Land Trust’s 2018 annual awards, picking up the prestigious Site of the Year prize.
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New visitor facilities installed at Northumberlandia Country Park

14 Mar 2018

Visitors to the stunning Northumberlandia Country Park will find it easier to park and explore the 46 acre site, thanks to improvement works taking place this month (March 2018).
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Runners put their best feet forward for Northumberlandia 5k race

27 Sep 2017

The Lady of the North hosted dozens of runners this summer for a day of races for all ages.
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Northumberlandia to benefit from major pipeline project

05 Sep 2017

Northumberlandia country park and earth sculpture in Cramlington is set to benefit from a huge donation of topsoil as the North Sea Link Interconnector project breaks ground in Blyth.
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The Land Trust celebrates two wins at the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards

30 Jun 2017

National land management charity the Land Trust is celebrating two successes at the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2017 this week.
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Northumberlandia wins Family Day Out accolade at the Northumberland Tourism Awards

26 Jun 2017

Living sculpture picks up top gong as voted for by readers.
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Country’s green spaces celebrated at the Land Trust Awards 2017

19 May 2017

National land management charity the Land Trust this week recognised the benefits, achievements and value of its green spaces around the country at its annual awards ceremony.
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Winter at the Land Trust

16 Dec 2016

Winter is a great time to enjoy the benefits of being in the open air, so don’t follow the hedgehogs into hibernation – wrap up warm and get out there!
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Land Trust Autumn Photographic Competition 2016 winners announced

15 Dec 2016

Judging of our annual Autumn Photographic Competition has taken place and we're pleased to announce the winning entries!
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Festive fun for all the family – The Land Trust’s parks and green spaces become winter wonderlands

30 Nov 2016

Our parks and green spaces are all set to become winter wonderlands, with festive fun on offer for all the family over the next few weeks.
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Spookily spectacular and amazingly autumnal events

11 Oct 2016

This half term, the Land Trust’s parks and green spaces will be celebrating the spectacles of the season and highlights of Halloween with a host of events and activities.
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'The Lady' inspires new cheese

24 Mar 2016

Renowned cheese producer, the Northumberland Cheese Company, has announced the launch of a new cheese – their first for six years and a cheese with a name that was truly inspired by its surroundings – Northumberlandia – available from 21st March 2016.
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Spring into Easter with the Land Trust

21 Mar 2016

If you’re looking for some family friendly activities to get you out and about this Easter, the Land Trust can help.
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Land Trust sites receive Bags of Help from Tesco

21 Mar 2016

Thanks to the support of Tesco shoppers through Tesco’s Bags of Help funding initiative administered by Groundwork, Rabbit Ings has been successful in securing funding of £8,000 with Northumberlandia and Avenue Washlands securing £12,000 each.
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Northumberlandia to host Race for Life 2016

16 Mar 2016

We are delighted to announce that Northumberlandia will host its fourth Race for Life 5k event in May.
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Northumberlandia nominated for Tesco's Bags of Help initiative funding

22 Feb 2016

Calling all Tesco shoppers, we need your help! We are delighted that Northumberlandia will be a recipient of Tesco's Bags of Help initiative. Tesco has teamed up with Groundwork to launch a scheme will see three community groups and projects across the UK awarded grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000. Now we need your votes!
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Land Trust sites nominated for Tesco's Bags of Help funding

20 Feb 2016

Calling all Tesco customers, we need your help! We're happy to announce that Rabbit Ings Country Park, Northumberlandia and Avenue Washlands will be recipients of Tesco's Bags of Help initiative and we need your help! Tesco has teamed up with Groundwork to launch a scheme will see three community groups and projects across the UK awarded grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000. Now we need your votes!
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SkyRide to visit Northumberlandia

11 Feb 2016

Northumberlandia will be one of the locations cyclists on this weekend’s SkyRide will visit.
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Santa is taking time out of his busy schedule to visit Northumberlandia this Christmas!

25 Nov 2015

Come down to Santa’s grotto at Northumberlandia this Christmas and you just might get a pressie if you have been good!
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Autumn activities this half term

20 Oct 2015

Worm charming, fire lighting and clay modelling - just some of the weird and wonderful activities which are taking place at the Land Trust's green open spaces this half term.
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